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Re: Every party becomes a spooky party

by crinrict

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Every party becomes a spooky party

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Product: The Sims 4
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?
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? All
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Create a social event - host a party
What happens when the bug occurs? After making the selections of party type, venue, hosts, etc., the party begins. Instead of the party being what I selected, it instead be an un-goaled spooky party, with everyone changing into their spooky costumes.
What do you expect to see? The party type to be what I selected.
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? No



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Re: Every party becomes a spooky party

Haven’t had this happen to me... I set up a non-goaled house party event for Harvestfest dinner and when the event began it was a house party as I expected.

I’ve also had several dinner parties for things like New Year’s Eve and they were normal too.

I haven’t tried a goaled event not during a holiday for a long time though.
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Re: Every party becomes a spooky party



Try resetting your user files as described in the factory reset described in this post:


You won't loose anything. Just make sure to not delete any files  and make a backup.


After renaming, repair your game by right clicking on the game in Origin.


Try on a new game with nothing added back first (start new game). If it works, put back your save game and try again. If it still works, you can start putting stuff back.


  • Options.ini (or just re-set all your settings manually)
  • Tray Folder
  • Screenshots/Videos/Custom music
  • Rest of the save games (leave out which is the autosave)
  • Custom content like clothing, hair, skins, make up ....
  • Mods (one by one, making sure they all still work)

The rest does not need putting back, cause they are mostly cache files that recreate or log files that are not needed for the game.

Happy Gaming


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Please only contact me via PM when asked to do so.

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