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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] Cameras can't no longer be placed on any shelfs

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[NEEDS INPUT] Cameras can't no longer be placed on any shelfs

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Product: The Sims 4
Platform:PC
Which language are you playing the game in? Deutsch
How often does the bug occur? Every time (100%)
What is your current game version number? 1.54.120.1020
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? all
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Try to put any of the cameras on a desk or board. They can't no longer stay on any shelf only on the earthground or in sim-inventory. No places else to lay down a photocamera.
What happens when the bug occurs? The cameras don't stay on the shelf, switches back. In elder savegames, where cameras were done on desks ord boards, all these cameas are away.
What do you expect to see? That I still can put a camera on a desk, board an other shelfes like before. And that all the cameras on this places will return in my savegames.
Have you installed any customization with the game, e.g. Custom Content or Mods? Never used.
Did this issue appear after a specific patch or change you made to your system? Neutral/Not Sure 

I noticed now, that I can't put a camera no longer on any desk or board. I think in June 2019, it was not a Problem. I'm sure, that ist was no problem at the end of 2018. I have a lot of savegames so that I can compare and see the savedate. After get famous, cameras still could be placed on desks and also small boards.

 

I guess that the patch to island life or the patch for moshino is the problem in cause of revisions of cameras and photographs.

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Re: cameras can't no longer be placed on any shelfs

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@Fischreuse Yes, I noticed this when I was buying a camera for the household to get some new pics/try out the new frames.
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Once upon a time: lost cameras in several of my starter games & nowadays: searching for a good place outside from sim inventory._Once upon a time.png_Nowadays.png

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Camera doesn't place on surfaces

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Product: The Sims 4
Platform:Mac
Which language are you playing the game in? English
How often does the bug occur? Every time (100%)
What is your current game version number? 1.54.120.1220
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? Get Together, Get Famous, Cats & Dogs, Seasons, Parenthood, Cool Kitchen, Kids Room, Toddler, Laundry Room, Holiday Items
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Try to place a camera on a surface other than the floor.
What happens when the bug occurs? The only place where the camera can be placed is the floor. It won't place on desks, tables, shelves, bookshelves or any other available surface in the game.
What do you expect to see? A camera being placed on a table or shelf in a build.
Have you installed any customization with the game, e.g. Custom Content or Mods? Never used.
Did this issue appear after a specific patch or change you made to your system? Yes
Please describe the patch or change you made. It started happening after the most recent patch from August 6th.

As a piece of additional information, though that might have been a feature and not a bug, cameras placed on Generic lots can only be interacted with if a Sim placed them in Live mode from their inventory. If they're placed on the floor in build mode, they act as inert decor. 

 

I'm guessing the reported bug (cameras not placing on surfaces) may be related to the changes made to the game to enable the tripod functionality. 

 

ETA: this is an issue with all three base game cameras for me (I don't have packs that contain others): Barely Better Digital Camera, Appreciably Average Digital Camera, Crystal Clear Digital Camera 

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@crinrictFischreuse i have this problem too and it came with the update to the Moschino stuff pack.
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I'm experiencing this as well. One of my sims had a camera on his desk, then after the MSP patch, it was gone. Finally found it in the household inventory. Can't place it anywhere, including storage chests, other than the floor.
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Many thanks for the hint. I also found the lost cameras in the inventory of the houshold. But the only possibility to stay in Sim-iventory or the earthground is still not satisfying.

 

I do not like that at Sims 4, which throws a new idea into the dustbin of all previous game actions. I just downloaded the Moshino pack. All cameras now snap on the tripod. Therefore, the cameras were probably taken the ability to store on all other surfaces. Well, and if I had not wanted Moshiono, then I would have had to accept that I was being deprived of all the other possible options?
This is always the case with the revisions of previously functioning game options. Grrr. Who needs that?

 

Now I have no hope for revision more ...

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