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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #405 on: September 30, 2012, 05:35:30 AM »
My Gen 2 heir just grew to YA. The new random trait does not show and one of his other traits has changed. In total there were 3 birthdays on the lot today and the last trait for all the sims does not show in their panels.
May I use the cheat to fix this?

I just had the same thing happen with my heir: her randomly rolled trait does not show up. Not even after restarting the game. She's one of triplets and the non-heirs (humans) got their third trait assigned by the game and those show up. I don't mind the third trait - slob - not showing up, but if we are supposed to have all the traits, should I use a cheat to add it?

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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #406 on: September 30, 2012, 06:32:20 AM »
I just had the same thing happen with my heir: her randomly rolled trait does not show up. Not even after restarting the game. She's one of triplets and the non-heirs (humans) got their third trait assigned by the game and those show up. I don't mind the third trait - slob - not showing up, but if we are supposed to have all the traits, should I use a cheat to add it?

Yes, in this situation we allow the cheat to bring the trait back.



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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #407 on: September 30, 2012, 07:32:26 AM »
I just opened the game. The traits are still missing, so, with permission I will add them.
Thank you.
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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #408 on: October 01, 2012, 02:41:25 AM »
In game my ghost mother and fairy father gave birth to a normal sim. Would this sim have to be the heir or am I allowed to try again in hopes for a ghostboo?
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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #409 on: October 01, 2012, 03:08:14 AM »
In game my ghost mother and fairy father gave birth to a normal sim. Would this sim have to be the heir or am I allowed to try again in hopes for a ghostboo?

The rules state that the first child born that's a different life state than the current heir is the heir for the next generation.  If you don't already have a normal Sim, I think you would have to accept this baby as the heir.
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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #410 on: October 01, 2012, 03:15:43 AM »
The rules state that the first child born that's a different life state than the current heir is the heir for the next generation.  If you don't already have a normal Sim, I think you would have to accept this baby as the heir.
Okay thanks Pam. Just needed further clarification. Shame but at least she was a rainboo.
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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #411 on: October 01, 2012, 09:53:34 AM »
@Rica and Metro,I just want to check that it was okay for me to move in my heirs spouse even though my heir is still only a teen and he didn't ask her to move in his mum did.
I ask because of the wording the heir has to bring in a spouse to bring in the next generation,and technically he didn't bring her into the household.

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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #412 on: October 01, 2012, 10:02:28 AM »
Rachel, I asked Rica this and it's a no. We have to wait until the heir is ready to marry. I can't find the log, sorry.

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Me: Can I add her (next spouse) to the household as soon as my heir is born?
Rica: No.. heirs have ot be marriagable age

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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #413 on: October 01, 2012, 10:06:17 AM »
Sweetest Pea is right.   For the Life States Dynasty - the heir needs to be of marriageable age to bring in the spouse and this includes all potential spouses including the Imaginary Friends so you'll have to stay friends with them until you're a YA if you want an IF in your dynasty. 
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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #414 on: October 01, 2012, 10:23:29 AM »
Oh dear that means I have failed. I guess I better go move the Smiths to the stories Graveyard.
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Edit it might be an idea to put in the rules about the heir being of marrigable age before bringing in his or her spouse to be. It doesn't actually say it in the rules so it could cause some confusion.

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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #415 on: October 01, 2012, 11:41:46 AM »
For the Life States Dynasty - the heir needs to be of marriageable age to bring in the spouse and this includes all potential spouses including the Imaginary Friends so you'll have to stay friends with them until you're a YA if you want an IF in your dynasty.

Whoa, I'm so glad that this came up! I have very little experience of IFs (I've only had Generations for about a month or so), so will the IF grow up into a young adult with it's owner? Somehow I just thought they would vanish when the teen aged up if not made real, so the few times I've played IFs, I have always made them real as teens.

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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #416 on: October 01, 2012, 11:42:51 AM »
As long as you stay good friends with them, an IF can remain an IF and invisible for the entire life of your Sim. 
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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #417 on: October 01, 2012, 11:46:32 AM »
Thanks, Rica, again. I would surely have made a mistake with an Imaginary friend later in my dynasty attempt.

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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #418 on: October 01, 2012, 11:50:53 AM »
Speaking if IF's, can an IF count towards the unique friend requirement?

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Re: The Sims 3 Life States Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #419 on: October 01, 2012, 11:52:07 AM »
Technically they are not a part of the household and no one else can be come friends with them but let me check with Metro.
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