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[NEEDS INPUT] [S] [ROM] Table Gnome spawning for Harvestfest

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[NEEDS INPUT] [S] [ROM] Table Gnome spawning for Harvestfest

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Product: The Sims 4
Which language are you playing the game in? English
How often does the bug occur? Often (50% - 99%)
What is your current game version number?
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? Get Famous, Vampires, Seasons, Get to Work, Cats and Dogs, Island Living, Realm of Magic, Spooky Stuff, Get Together
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Celebrate Harvestfest
What happens when the bug occurs? When the gnomes spawn for Harvestfest, the new gnome table that was added in the pre-ROM patch is one of the three gnomes, and cannot be appeased for tradition completion.
What do you expect to see? All gnomes that spawn on Harvestfest to be the type that can be appeased for the holiday tradition
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. The pre-Realm of Magic patch that added extra loungers, tables, and rotating stairs along with this table gnome.

This bug might be smaller, but I like to be able to complete holidays successfully with my whole family. Depending on the size of my family at the time (how many children in particular since gnomes is the only tradition they care about), it can cause me to not have enough gnomes for everyone to have a successful holiday. I listed as frequent and not every time because I have been dealing with it in my saves for a little while now and I honestly can't remember if I have had a harvestfest without this gnome, but it might actually be spawning every time, when I feel like it shouldn't spawn at all. Or if it does, it should have a way to appease it to complete the tradition like the regular gnomes.

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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] [S] [ROM] Table Gnome spawning for Harvestfest

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Whoops, oversight, perhaps?


One thing you could try, though, is manually buying and placing a gnome you know works from Build Mode. I had to do this when I switched from one house (which automatically spawned a gnome) to another, and no gnome was present, and that counted for the Tradition.

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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] [S] [ROM] Table Gnome spawning for Harvestfest

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I can confirm that I also had the table gnome spawn for Harvestfest and that there were no options to 'appease' it, however, I second @StarryMight 's suggestion of getting a gnome (or gnomes) from build/buy mode. I always do this when there aren't enough generated for my full household and interacting with any gnomes (excluding the new table one of course) will satisfy the tradition.


Best regards,


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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] [S] [ROM] Table Gnome spawning for Harvestfest

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Easy fix: delete Gnomes from the Harvestfest holiday. Problem solved.


The gnomes are glitchy in so many ways (I've had that problem and many other similar ones as well). I wince every time the Harvestfest notification pops up.


Seriously, who does gnomes on Harvestfest (Thanksgiving, Sukkot, etc.) in real life? "Happy Thanksgiving, Grandma, I brought green bean casserole and 16 packs of garden seeds." Kill the gnomes.

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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] [S] [ROM] Table Gnome spawning for Harvestfest

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@sleekoduck87You can just cancel the Harvestfest before the gnomes appear. Or remove it completely by using the calendar.

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