January 2019 - last edited January by crinrict
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? 184.108.40.2060
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? Romantic Garden, Grim's Ghoulish Guitar, Holiday Celebration Pack
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Complete childhood aspiration Whiz Kid, leveling Mental skill to lvl 10 (unlocks adult Logic, Video Gaming and Fishing skills). Choose new aspiration Rambunctious Scamp. Complete final step of Rambunctious Scamp (lvl 10 motor skill) by playing child game Keyboard Commander.
What happens when the bug occurs? Adult skill Video Gaming will appropriately increase in levels while playing the game, also increasing the child Motor skills level. When child completes Rambunctious Scamp aspiration, the game resets the Video Gaming skill to level 1. (Resetting the adult skills on completion of additional childhood aspirations happens with all of them, but this is the easiest way to see it.)
What do you expect to see? Adult skill levels earned as bonuses for completing childhood aspirations retain their levels when completing additional childhood aspirations. They should give the appropriate head start to adult skill levels, and not reset every time a new aspiration is completed.
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
This has always happened for me, but I haven't had any children in game until after the Dec 13 2018 GF patch, so hard to know if a particular patch caused it or not. Working on a legacy challenge, I hadn't paid a lot of attention to the previous times except for the "I thought that skill was leveled?". It just really became apparent with my newest child; I made it a goal to get through all 4 childhood aspirations and get a really good head start on the adult skills, as this guy is going to be my heir.
This time, it was very apparent on the video gaming skill because he was playing a video game at the time. I got a notice that he had reached level 6 of video gaming, then completed the aspiration, then "unlocked the video gaming skill" and it reset to zero. Attaching screen shots of the messages. These screenshots were taken at the same time, notice that reaching video game level 6 happened 46 minutes before, then the message that the skill was unlocked happened 6 minutes before, right after he reached level 10 on motor skills.
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