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The Sims 4 Playful Emotion
How to Make Your Sims Very Playful
It's very easy for Sims who are Childish to get Very Playful (by playing with Toys), as well as Goofballs (random Moodlets for Playful). This is one of few positive Emotions that have more than just two stages - you can go beyond Very Playful all the way to Hysterics. Sims that go into hysterics can die from laughter when they hear a joke, so do Calm Self Down by using a Mirror if necessary to save your Sim's life! Dying from laughter is pretty funny though.
How to get Very Playful
Be Happy and:
Actions - User Directed
- Eat Gummy Bear Pancakes (cook while playful) +1/+2 2hrs-3hrs depending on quality
- Make Silly Face (In Mirror) +1 2hrs
- Take a Bubble Bath +2 4hrs
- Watching Comedy TV Channel +1 3hrs
- Playful Club Vibe +1 through to +3 For as long as Club Meeting is Active (Get Together)
- View Playful Art +1 4hrs
- Waterslide Foamy Slide (Backyard Stuff) +1 4hrs
- Playing on Jungle Gym (Children) +1 4hrs
- Watch Hilarious Videos On Sim.TV (Computer under Web) +1 4hrs
- Empathizing with Flirty Sim (Aliens only) +1 4hrs (Get To Work)
- Drinking Cafe Coffee - Macciato +1 4hrs (Get Together)
- Wearing Hysterical Tiger Hat (Delux Edition Clothing Item) +1 6hrs
- Being Voodoo-ed 'Frolic' +2 4hrs
- Wearing Star Spangled Glasses (Delux Edition Accessory items) +2 5hrs
- Essence of Playfulness (Cow Plant) +2 12 hrs
Situations - Game Controlled (Random Chance)
- Playful (From Goofball Trait) +1 4hrs
- Playing on Motion Gaming Mat +1 4hrs
- Viewing Wind Catcher (Backyard Stuff) +1 4hrs
- Funny Day At School (Children/Teens) +1 8hrs
- Ahead Of Rival (School Event) +1 8hrs
- Sneak Peek (Work Event Oracle Branch) +1 8hrs
- Someone Else in Trouble (School Event) +1 13hrs
- Performing/Practising Comedy +2 3hrs
- Ghostly Laughter (Ghosts Only) +2 2hrs
- Drinking Ghostly Goo Serum (Science Career - Get To Work) +2 4hrs
Socials - User Directed
- Telling a Couple of jokes in a row (Funny Conversation) +1 4hrs
- Telling 3 (or so) jokes in a row (On A Roll - Stacks on Funny Conversation) +2 4hrs
- Flash Crazy Eyes - increases duration of other two moodlets Funny Conversation +1 6 hrs and On a Roll +2 5hrs
- If your sim continues to tell jokes the moodlet Funny Conversation continues to rise in duration maxing out at 9hrs
- Funniest Joke in the World (Joke Star Aspiration unlock at completion) +3 3hrs
Items - Auras
- Void Critter Cards +1
- MySim Dolls +1
- Reward Lamp: Pets +1
- Being near a Playful Ghost +1
These are just some of the things that can make a Sim Playful, though there are surely more to be found in the game. Also read the main Emotions Guide to learn how Emotions work - Emotional Auras, what determines the main Emotion, and how to control your Sim's mood at all times.
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