How to Remove the Censor on the Sims 3

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How to Remove the Censor on the Sims 3
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"The Sims 3" is part of a life-simulation, video game series in which players control every aspect of a character's life, from their home life to their job to their romances, families and recreational endeavours. While nude Sims are covered by a mosaic effect to lower the game's rating to E (for "Everyone"), modifications exist to disable the censors.

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Things you need

  • "The Sims 3" without expansion packs
  • WinZip

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  1. 1

    Create a new folder in "The Sims 3" folder of your browser directory by right-clicking on a blank area of the folder and creating a new folder named "Mods" from the context menu that appears. Create a folder inside named "Packages."

  2. 2

    Navigate to a well-known and secure Sims download site (see Resources) that offers a Mosaic Remover modification.

  3. 3

    Click on the link to download the mosaic remover. A dialogue box will appear asking where it should save the download file; click "Save As..." after selecting your "Packages" folder.

  4. 4

    Right-click on the file in the "Packages" folder and select "Unzip" to open its compressed files in a folder. Drag the .package file into the "Packages" folder.

Tips and warnings

  • Downloading a mosaic remover with expansion packs installed may cause a few undesirable, cosmetic defects in your game. Luckily, they are a rare occurrence.

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