Youtube’r, Sims fanatic and Disney fan sims2action retold a couple of Disney films in the Sims 2. The Aladdin clip set on the French Un nouveau monde includes the main characters, Aladdin, Jasmine, Genie, Jafar, Abu and Carpet though the latter is nothing more then an ugly rectacle with stripes. Also check out Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King retold with Sims.
Sims are talking about magic lamps since the Sims 2 came out three years ago and thanks to some creative fans Sims could dress up as genies, street urchin and Arabian princesses but their searches for the mythical Cave of Wonders always ended up at death ends. Sure some Sims made it their job to hunt for ancient relics in the Adventurer career that was added trough an expansion pack but the magic lamp seemed lost forever.
However from February 26, 2008 on genie’s lamp is within their reach. That’s when The Sims 2 FreeTime hits the streets it contains a magic lamp that summons a purple Genie Sims ready to grant wishes. The Genie can grant just one wish at the time it’s up to the Sim to choose.
Wealth, Beauty, Cheat Death, Longer Life and unlike Aladdin’s genie this being can bring people back from the death.
How to get a Magic Lamp with the genie?
Some sources say that the household needs a total 16 hobby points for the gypsy woman to drop you a lamp while others say there’s a 2% chance every day your household receives a lamp and that chance can be increased when Sims have many hobby points prefer a full hobby bar or 2.
My families in the Seasons neighborhood, descents of a pre-made household, are big Nature lovers with greenhouses and all… plus one teenage girl is in Platinum mood ever since she filled her music and arts hobby bar fully but still no gypsy with magic lamp.
Cheating seems the only other way to get the lamp, typ boolprop testingcheatsenabled true call the gypsy and spawn the lamp by shift+click and select spawn->genie lamp. If you thought that you can sell the lamp from the Aspir family in Desiderata Valley by opening a public store on a community lot, forget it! The lamp can’t be priced.
Youtube’r Chrissy4jc made a Sims 2 music video of Aladdin’s theme. She cleverly uses Sim actions to make it appear the characters are singing and expressing. Using Genie on the drums and playing guitar and camera
Angles kept the music video fresh prevented from becoming boring.
Her Part of That World video is worth a recommendation because Chrissy recreated a believable underwater world by using floor titles and wallpaper plus the standard Sims 2 furniture. Ariel gestures are distracting from the song. The unknown singer isn’t very good and brings the video down. More or less the same goes for her Pocahontas video, too much gesture, bad singer.
Her Beauty and the Beast video is so awesome I can’t begin to describe it you’ve to watch it yourself.
I paid a visited to mod the Sims 2 today, I might start playing again; I haven’t fired up The Sims 2 in a while. Last time I was playing a farmers family living on their own veggie and fish but it went to slow so I quit for a while.
A search for ‘Aladdin’ reviled a recolor of the Jasmine wardrobe mesh by Denise I mentioned here. The recolor is done by Nina Aksoy and inspired by the costume Jasmine wears at Disneyland.