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Auto-lighting doesn't work properly with Glass Roofs

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Auto-lighting doesn't work properly with Glass Roofs

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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? 1.61.15.1020
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? Seasons, Get to Work, Vampires, Get Famous, City Living.
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Build a room with a glass roof/skylight and add a light source of any kind. Floor, ceiling or wall.
What happens when the bug occurs? Lights turn off when auto-lighting function is enabled. Always on works as expected.
What do you expect to see? Lights should turn on and off when Sim enters/leaves the room. Always on works as expected.
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? Yes
Please describe the patch or change you made. 20th anniversary patch.

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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] Auto-lighting doesn't work properly with Glass Roofs

@zombiewoof63 

 

I have just extensively tested this and cannot repro. This is my build:

 

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Auto-lighting is enabled. Every time my Sim leaves the room the lights go off and every time they enter they turn on, in both rooms. Auto-lighting does not work when there is a section of wall or ceiling missing.

 

If you upload your house to the gallery I'd be happy to test it Standard smile 



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Re: Auto-Lighting/Glass roof issue.

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I always have this problem I really wish ea would fix it 

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Re: Auto-Lighting/Glass roof issue.

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As far a I can tell It was only an issue if the glass roof intersected two rooms. That changed with the latest patch and it occurs in single rooms now.

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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] Auto-lighting doesn't work properly with Glass Roofs

@zombiewoof63 

 

I have just extensively tested this and cannot repro. This is my build:

 

02-07-20_5:08:47 PM.png

 

02-07-20_5:08:54 PM.png

 

Auto-lighting is enabled. Every time my Sim leaves the room the lights go off and every time they enter they turn on, in both rooms. Auto-lighting does not work when there is a section of wall or ceiling missing.

 

If you upload your house to the gallery I'd be happy to test it Standard smile 



Using CC/Mods is at your own risk, EA are not responsible for making the game compatible with 3rd party content, the creator is. 



The Sims 3 Mac Help Thread - | - The Sims 4 Mac Help Thread -
- The Sims 3 Mac super patch 1.67 - | - Origin Reset Tool for Mac -
- I am not affiliated with EA in anyway -
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Re: [NEEDS INPUT] Auto-lighting doesn't work properly with Glass Roofs

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Thank you for taking the time to look into this.

After repairing the game and starting with a new Sim, I can confirm that the auto-lights with glass roof is working. It still doesn't work when the glass intersects two rooms but I suspect that's a design oversight rather than a bug caused by something else. It seems my game saves had somehow become corrupt.

 

Thanks again for your time.

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