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Indoor Lights Brighter

by kikiwalu Posted 6th Sep 2014 at 5:27 PM - Updated 8th Sep 2014 at 12:28 AM by kikiwalu : Update
159 Comments / replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts, 7 Thanks Posts
This mod just simply make the indoor lights brighter. I changed the LightRigScale in the data file Renderer.GlobalLightSettings ( 545AC67A-00B2600F-DEAD4915C9C6C0D8 in clientfullbuild9.package).
You can adjust the brightness urself in game, or make it even higher.

9/7/ Updated the version that slightly increased the environmental lighting. The default brightness is lowered by 40%, but still much brighter than vanilla game.

NOTICE
For some of user reported that the brightness went back, it's caused by loading(include loading, leaving lot, entering CAS etc.). The brightness will be automatically set back to default when you try to modify the brightness again after loading.
This issue also appeared in vanilla game without modding, it's not caused by this mod. Hope some day EA will fix this problem.
Here I recommend you, once you have finished modifying your brightness, then ignore those lamps at all!

before


after


Default brightness level



Adjusted on your own



Additional Credits:
Credits
s4pe by kuree https://github.com/Sims4Group/Sims4Tools/releases
s4 data file tool by velocitygrass http://modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=531876

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 4
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
BrighterLightsV1.1.rar | Description: Latest version. Slightly increased the environmental lighting. Lowered default brightness. 1.4 KB 56,556 7th Sep 2014
BrighterLights.rar | Description: Old version 1.4 KB 4,916 7th Sep 2014
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use 7zip (recommended), WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (OS X) to extract the file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s). OS X also has a built-in utility for that (just rightclick).

3. Extract the package file to the XXXX\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods folder

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159 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 38 Feedback Posts, 117 Thanks Posts
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#151 Old 10th Jul 2015 at 3:52 AM
love it thanks
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#152 Old 27th Jul 2015 at 6:40 PM
Danke
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#153 Old 6th Aug 2015 at 7:35 PM
thx you it make me happy
Field Researcher
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#154 Old 5th Sep 2015 at 9:21 PM
Thank you very so much. They made the lighting sooo dim indoors.
Test Subject
#155 Old 10th Sep 2015 at 7:40 PM
This looks awesome and plays awesome.. but when i have this mod in my game, my sims never turn the TV off for some reason.
Lab Assistant
#156 Old 5th Nov 2015 at 3:08 AM
Broken.
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#157 Old 2nd Mar 2016 at 4:04 AM
Thank
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#158 Old 4th Apr 2016 at 3:08 PM Last edited by Brinessa : 6th Apr 2016 at 5:53 PM.
Really useful modification. I can not play without it. With this mod I do really see objects and furniture in my house as they are, the white objects are really white at last, not dark-gray any more! I wondering why EA made so bad lighting, the game is really awful with it`s original lighting.

Thank you dear creator for this saving mod!

I have found one problem, I cannot set the brightness and use the lamps in autonomic mode at the same time. I mean, when I set the brightness of one or all lamps and if after this action I choose use lamps in autonomic mode, the brightness goes to the max level and does not save my settings of brightness. I would be absolutely happy if creator can fix this problem.
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#159 Old 16th Oct 2016 at 10:36 AM
Hasn't been updated. Is it safe to use?
Test Subject
#160 Old 13th Jan 2017 at 9:22 PM
Default Yes, it is safe to use as of January 2017
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Originally Posted by mirabellarose
Hasn't been updated. Is it safe to use?


I'm still using it in January 2017 and it has not caused any conflict for me ever since I downloaded it (at least a year ago).
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