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This is an advanced hybrid, combining features from Monique's Individual Aging (sorry, no link available), AncientHighway's Individual Aging for Witches (based on Monique's mod) and my own BO - Slow Aging.

A Warning in advance:
When installing this mod, I advise you to remove any version of Individual Aging or Slow Aging you already have, as well as AncientHighway's NPC Aging.

Failing to remove the aforementioned files will cause big trouble, and I will not be able to fix it. So please take no risks: get rid of those files!

Also, this mod conflicts with Inteen. Don't worry about it! If you make sure this file loads AFTER Inteen, all will be fine. Only pregnant sims may get to live an extra day or so.

Now let's talk features!
I use a different technique than Monique did. Monique didn't prevent aging at 6 PM, but gave back a day to each sim every day at 5 PM. I actually *do* prevent aging at 6 PM, thereby saving the game engine some work, in stead of giving it some extra.

There's a BCON named "Aging Configuration", which you can alter as you wish. This BCON contains aging information for normal sims (all ages), Werewolves (teen, adult, elder), Plantsims (toddler, adult, elder) and Witches (teen, adult, elder). Servos, Vampires and Zombies are not changed, because they don't age anyway.
Young Adults don't age normally, so this mod does NOT affect them.
There are no settings for babies and pets: they always age normally.

Each line contains a number 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4.
  • 0 = Age normally.
  • 1 = Age only on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (three times a week)
  • 2 = Age only on Thursday and Sunday (twice a week)
  • 3 = Age only on Sunday (once a week)
  • 4 = Do not age at all (aging OFF)

This info is also found in the BCON as a reminder.

So, by default, the BCON is set to make:
  • normal sims and all teens age normally
  • adult and elder werewolves age three times a week
  • adult and elder plantsim age twice a week
  • adult and elder witches age once a week.

But you can change those settings as you wish.
Now there's nothing more one needs to do; your sims will age up slower according to their 'type'. If a sim is both a Werewolf and a Witch, for example, the system will use the slowest of the two aging rates for your sim. With the above default settings, that would mean that this sim ages only on Sunday and thus lives 7 times as long as a normal mortal.

But there's more... In-game, you can override the Default settings of the BCON for each sim individually!

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The 'default' menu option means that the sim will use the BCON settings for its aging. The option that's currently active, will be greyed out.

The aging menu is NOT available for Young Adults, Pets, Visitors, Employees, NPCs, Servos, Vampires or Zombies. Only human household members' aging can be changed. The menu DOES show up on Babies (that's a bug), but it doesn't function. A later version will do better.

There are TWO versions of this mod:
Version 1.01, the oldest, is designed to work with FreeTime or better game engine.
Version 1.02, the newer, is fixed to work with Pets or better game engine.
If you do not have at least the Pets EP, I recommend NOT using this mod. You can try v1.02 with OFB, but I guarantee nothing.

UPDATE, October 12th, 2011: only slightly edited the description.

UPDATE, June 8th, 2015: Version 1.01 released. I've finally fixed the menu, so the Aging options will not appear on babies anymore. Also cleaned up some typos in the description above...

UPDATE, Januari 18, 2020: @lordtyger9 pointed out a problem that -- in his game -- occurred only with children so far. The logs indicated that my previous claim that this mod was OFB-compatible, was false. It required at least FreeTime. In order to make it work with earlier packs (Pets, minimum), I had two choices: either add a test that requires the presence of Cyjon's Smarter EP Check, or make a second version for pre-FT players. I've chosen the latter. Just pick the correct version for your game.
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I've used quite a few mods by others, thus taking FROM the community. With the work that *I* create, I'm hoping to give something back TO the community.

Do with my work whatever the &#$% you like. If you re-use, edit and republish my work, I consider it a compliment. Especially if you let me know about it, and mention me in the credits.

But, although I would *appreciate* the note and the credits, if you choose to be a dick and act as if YOU created my mods, there's not a whole lot I can do to stop you, so I won't even TRY.


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#25 19-12-2017
Hi @Romina,

You don't need to do anything in SimPE. You simply install this mod, and while you're playing the game, you right-click your sim and click the "<person>'s Aging" option. Then click the option "Twice a Week" and you're done. Your sim will only age twice a week.

If the sim is named Harry, the option shows "Harry's Aging" and for Patty, it's "Patty's Aging". It only works for sims that you can control, though. And not for babies or pets.

#26 21-05-2018
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I'm sorry but I'm missing something here.. I don't know where to find the BCON? I tried to open the .package with SimPE but that gave me a few exceptions so I can't open it.. the controller is set on default, but it should say normal aging, but they don't age up at all.. Had it with the Slow Aging mod I was playing with this family for like 8 ingame weeks and they didn't age up. it actually went from Tuesday to Wednessday, thursday, friday and then tuesday again, a rare occasion that it would go past friday as a normal week though. Maybe I'm doing something wrong? however. I deleted the slow aging mod and added this mod, and it works fabulously, but i want to set the default to once a week, but I can't lol.

#27 21-05-2018
If you can't open the package because SimPE throws exception errors, I think it's important that you first fix the issues that SimPE throws up over. If all else fails, I would throw away the mod, and download and unpack it again. I've just checked on my system, and it works completely normal.

Also, are you completely sure that you have no other ageing mods that could be causing conflicts? Maybe you should check HCDU (Hack Conflict Detection Utility) for that. If there are conflicts, odd things can happen with ageing.

#28 24-05-2018
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I managed to fix it somehow. it threw me exception errors, but for some reason it did open the package so i was able to change it. and now everything seem to work just fine. And yes I do not have any other aging mods except for this one


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