Testers Wanted: Custom Startup Screen Messages

Testers Wanted: Custom Startup Screen Messages

Postby Radiochocolate » August 17th, 2016, 3:10 am

Inspired by BlueSoup's Load Screen Messages for MATY (link), I've whipped up an equivalent for Boolprop Forums!

With this file installed, the load screen messages after the "splash"-sequence (y'know, reticulating splines and all that) will be replaced with a boolprop fighttheaddiction false flavor!
To show it's working:
Spoiler:
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The complete list of messages:
Spoiler:
Lining Up Flamingoes
Polishing Medals
Trying To Reach 10,000 Posts
Using Palmer's Potty
Lurking In The Chatbox
Participating In Events
Attempting (and failing at) BBCode
Reticulating Simselves
Poking Writers With Sticks
Up vs Down: The Neverending War


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Install Instructions:
- Make a copy of UIText.package in Programs/EA Games/[latest EP or SP]/TSData/Res/Text/ and save it somewhere you'll remember it. If you have Ultimate Collection, your latest SP is "SP9" in "Fun with Pets".
- Extract my file from it's .zip and let this file overwrite the one you made a copy of.
- To uninstall, simply remove the file and put the copy back in.

Why I want testers: the replacement file is, for the most part, a copy of the UIText.package from M&G (I have Ultimate Collection). It contains all of the loading screen messages from all of the EPs and Stuff packs, but I only replaced the SP9 textstring (which overrides the previous ones). Thus, I want to know whether it's compatible for people with different game configurations and languages (I use US English). If it doesn't work, I can make new ones. After the initial beta testing is done, I'll start taking requests for custom versions.

Credits
The makers of SimPE
BlueSoup, for showing that customizing the messages is possible.
The past and present members of Boolprop, for [insert something cheesy and heartwarming here] :heartbeat:
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Re: Testers Wanted: Custom Startup Screen Messages

Postby Heather » August 17th, 2016, 7:38 pm

On vacation at the moment, but if you're still looking for testers by the time I get back, I'd be happy to help!
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Re: Testers Wanted: Custom Startup Screen Messages

Postby Thaitanic » August 17th, 2016, 9:20 pm

I don't have Sims access at the moment but this is amazing, Mia! :lol: Boolprop's very own splash screen messages :D
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Re: Testers Wanted: Custom Startup Screen Messages

Postby Radiochocolate » August 18th, 2016, 12:40 am

Whenever you have the time and access! I'm just eager to know it's working so that I can make more :bounce: One for HP fans, one for those who play strictly medieval, one for those who like apocalypse challenges... the possibilities are endless!
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