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[OPEN] Fences disappear when hovering with gate

by Psychotps
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[OPEN] Fences disappear when hovering with gate

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Product: The Sims 4
Platform:PC
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? 1.60.54.1020
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? All
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Turn on bb.moveobjects. Draw a fence with dynamic posts that move around as fence gets longer. (glitch works more often if fence has an angle joining a straight) Pick up any fence gate and hover over the fence.
What happens when the bug occurs? Fence will glitch out and disappear. This breaks fences on ALL lots, even if bb.moveobjects is OFF afterwords. Glitch is permanent until game's cache is deleted.
What do you expect to see? Fences not glitch out.
Have you installed any customization with the game, e.g. Custom Content or Mods? Not now. I've removed them.
Did this issue appear after a specific patch or change you made to your system? Neutral/Not Sure 

Example: https://youtu.be/OeH01ZtuXt4

 

If bb.moveobjects is turned on, fences will glitch out as seen in the video. However, change is PERMANENT on that world across ALL lots. If you then turn OFF bb.moveobjects, and go to another lot, or save/exit the game and re-load and do the same thing, the fences will STILL glitch out with moveobjects off.

 

Once the glitch occurs, it breaks areas on lots that never had fences. Fences can no longer be drawn at all in some areas. You draw a straight line of fence, it will have open spots.

 

The only way to fix it is to wipe the game's cache. Bulldozing the lot, wiping the lot, placing a new lot from the library or gallery, all fail to fix the problem.

 

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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] [MOO RELATED] Fences disappear when hovering with gate

Hero
@Psychotps Going to tag this as cheat issue even if it's persistent after turning the cheat off.

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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] [MOO RELATED] Fences disappear when hovering with gate

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Same exact thing for me. Except I'm on xbox one. It happens every time I try to add a gate and there is NOTHING I can do to repair it. It leaves holes in every spot the gate touches. Even if I delete the whole fence or replace fence with wall them try to put the fence back still same hole is there. 

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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] [MOO RELATED] Fences disappear when hovering with gate

★★★★★ Apprentice

I never attributed it to MOO, but I'm having it too and for me it's the same as this issue: https://answers.ea.com/t5/Bug-Reports/OPEN-SV-Gate-removes-fences/m-p/8375906#M108320

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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] [MOO RELATED] Fences disappear when hovering with gate

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FYI... Problem still occurring after 6/3/20 patch

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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] [MOO RELATED] Fences disappear when hovering with gate

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i mentioned this one time while creating the garden area behind an del sol valley house. i had to restart without save the game and gave attention not to hit a fence with the gates i wanted to place. then it worked. but had nothing to do with strangerville or build/buy items from it

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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] [MOO RELATED] Fences disappear when hovering with gate

★★★ Apprentice

My problem was not nearly this persistent. I don't want anyone to think they should quit without saving (Save As!!). What worked for me was simply restarting the game (save, quit, reload).

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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] [MOO RELATED] Fences disappear when hovering with gate

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@simmerLella

 

You don't have to quit without saving.

 

If you grab a gate and hover it over a fence without placing it, it will glitch the fence and you'll have trouble "seeing" the fence on most of the lot. It will also break fences on other lots.

 

So, if you draw a fence and parts of it are invisible, just save and exit the game, clear the game's cache, and re-load. The fences you placed will be back.

 

This doesn't fix the problem, it just makes the fences re-appear. If you drag another gate over a fence, it'll just happen again.

 

The bug needs to be fixed. Clearing the cache just temporarily fixes your lots.


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Re: [OPEN] Fences disappear when hovering with gate

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There was a fix in another thread that grabbing a gate from the build menu and just hovering it over the invisible bits of the fence then hitting delete caused the fence to put away its invisibility cloak. It's worked for me so far. This is also the first time I've experienced this bug in sims 4. 

 

Game version 1.65.77.1020, MOO enabled.

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Fences around platform turn invisible and parts vanish

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Product: The Sims 4
Platform:PC
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? 1.71.86.1020
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? All but Journey to Batuu and Grim's Guitar
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Build various levels of platform within a room, put a fence around one of the levels, have stairs adjacent to the fenced level (but not leading into that platformed room).
What happens when the bug occurs? When I build a platform within a room and try to put a fence around the platform fence becomes invisible. This happens about 90% of the time, with or without stairs near the platform. A separate but related bug is that when there is a platform inside a room and stairs are adjacent to that platform, and you put a fence around the platform, part of the fence disappears near the stairs (100% of the time), then about 80% of the time, the remainder of the fence becomes invisible. In both cases, the fence is there but invisible. Sometimes just the posts remain while the rest is invisible. Some combination of this issue happens 90-100% of the time.
What do you expect to see? I expect the fence to stay around the entire platform, with or without stairs, and not vanish with or without stairs.
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. This started after platforms were added.

When I build a platform within a room and try to put a fence around the platform fence becomes invisible. This happens about 90% of the time, with or without stairs near the platform.

A separate but related bug is that when there is a platform inside a room and stairs are adjacent to that platform, and you put a fence around the platform, part of the fence disappears near the stairs (100% of the time), then about 80% of the time, the remainder of the fence becomes invisible.

In both cases, the fence is there but invisible. Sometimes just the posts remain while the rest is invisible.

Some combination of this issue happens 90-100% of the time.

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