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Hacked BOOKCASE to learn more skills << UPDATED 03/02/2007 <<

by monique Posted 29th May 2005 at 3:14 PM - Updated 2nd Mar 2007 at 2:27 PM by monique
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Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
This is a global hacked bookcase that allows your sims to learn other skills from a book.
This hack applies only to all default bookcases. I think there are seven.
Let me know if i missed one bookcase.

UPDATED: (05/30/2005)
- Added Body skill (Requested)

UPDATED: (06/02/2005)
- Added translations - English (UK), German and Spanish

UPLOADED: 10/20/2006
- Updated to GLS
- EP4 Compatible

- OFB Compatible

UPLOADED: 03/02/2007
- Seasons Version

Download and replace the old one if you have it.


You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date

Size: 6.4 KB · Downloads: 10,719 · 2nd Mar 2007
6.4 KB 10,719 2nd Mar 2007

Size: 14.9 KB · Downloads: 9,512 · 20th Oct 2006
14.9 KB 9,512 20th Oct 2006

Size: 14.9 KB · Downloads: 31,445 · 2nd Jun 2005
14.9 KB 31,445 2nd Jun 2005
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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Test Subject
#101 Old 27th Aug 2014 at 5:14 PM
Was wondering what they could read to up those skills a bit, thank you for this.
Top Secret Researcher
#102 Old 21st Mar 2015 at 10:15 PM
Awesome, thank you
Lab Assistant
#103 Old 5th Mar 2016 at 4:56 AM
It doesn't work to me! I put it in the downloads folder where all other hacks work. Why?

Monique, where are you!
Test Subject
#104 Old 28th Aug 2018 at 12:45 AM
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Originally Posted by michaelchan21
It doesn't work to me! I put it in the downloads folder where all other hacks work. Why?

Monique, where are you!

I don't think it works for Apartment Life. I've been using this mod with Bon Voyage and Seasons just fine. I just installed AL and it ceased working.
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