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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #450 on: October 25, 2013, 08:35:28 AM »
Can we still learn the bot making skill and make Plumbots if we just sell them directly after making them?
So we can pursue the career attached to the skill?

Running some test, will let you know once the we decided what to do with plumbots.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #451 on: October 25, 2013, 02:49:14 PM »
Here's the problem with the door of Life and Death..if you tell your Sim to go through it, then it's not freewill on their part...

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #452 on: October 25, 2013, 02:55:50 PM »
I just realised that 2 of my Generation 1's opportunities were actually from university, but he did complete two others 'Popular Painter' and one other, where you had to do 15 paintings but I can't recall what that was called. I'd posted on my heir's stats that he had used the two university opportunities but he had completed the other two opportunities before he tried for a baby so is it okay to change those university opps for the painting ones? And does anyone know what the 15 paintings one was called?
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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #453 on: October 25, 2013, 02:58:54 PM »
I just realised that 2 of my Generation 1's opportunities were actually from university, but he did complete two others 'Popular Painter' and one other, where you had to do 15 paintings but I can't recall what that was called. I'd posted on my heir's stats that he had used the two university opportunities but he had completed the other two opportunities before he tried for a baby so is it okay to change those university opps for the painting ones? And does anyone know what the 15 paintings one was called?

Yes, go ahead and change the 2 university opp to "Popular Painter" and "Painting the City" -- 15 paintings one.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #454 on: October 25, 2013, 03:31:26 PM »
I just realised that 2 of my Generation 1's opportunities were actually from university, but he did complete two others 'Popular Painter' and one other, where you had to do 15 paintings but I can't recall what that was called. I'd posted on my heir's stats that he had used the two university opportunities but he had completed the other two opportunities before he tried for a baby so is it okay to change those university opps for the painting ones? And does anyone know what the 15 paintings one was called?

Just because im curious, why would you want to change them?
Are the university once not counting or?

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #455 on: October 25, 2013, 03:35:00 PM »
Just because im curious, why would you want to change them?
Are the university once not counting or?

If the opp takes up the university slot, then no you can't count them.  If they take up a regular slot (career, skill, special) then yes you can count them.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #456 on: October 25, 2013, 03:36:41 PM »
If the opp takes up the university slot, then no you can't count them.  If they take up a regular slot (career, skill, special) then yes you can count them.

Ahh yeah ofc, silly me. Havent played much with university.



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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #457 on: October 25, 2013, 03:52:24 PM »
Grim's Ghastly Manor Updates:

Door of Life and Death Reincarnation
Founders / Heirs -- No
Household Members -- Yes

Door of Life and Death intentionally killing off sim
Founders / Heirs -- No
Household Members -- No

Into The Future 2nd Update:

Plumbots -- we have decided to allow plumbots in this dynasty as household members.  Remember its household member, so your plumbot cannot contribute to family collection, career reward requirement, and large tombstones.

* NOTE * Please remember this is for the 4x4 Dynasty, other dynasties will have different rules.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #458 on: October 25, 2013, 03:58:12 PM »
Yay, thank you!

I'm kinda itching to get back to the Dynasty family, though I'm so slow at it.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #459 on: October 26, 2013, 03:02:14 AM »
Yay Plumbots!!  ;D
I'm so happy we can use them in the 4x4. I'm lazy so now I don't have to start a new game to try them out ::)
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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #460 on: October 26, 2013, 02:57:04 PM »
New rules addition:

Buying lottery "lotto" ticket is banned for the entire household.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #461 on: October 26, 2013, 03:09:20 PM »
Can you please detail the process of "moving" a sim and/or their spouse to a new world? Do we save that sim at moving time and then open them up in the new world? I feel such details should be added to the first post to avoid confusion.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #462 on: October 26, 2013, 03:10:14 PM »
Can you please detail the process of "moving" a sim and/or their spouse to a new world? Do we save that sim at moving time and then open them up in the new world? I feel such details should be added to the first post to avoid confusion.

You move through using your smartphone.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #463 on: October 26, 2013, 03:12:28 PM »
You move through using your smartphone.

Oh? I was not aware of that function. Perhaps add that detail to the first post?

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #464 on: October 26, 2013, 03:24:38 PM »
The ability to move in-game came with a patch.

However, if you're like me and never even used it until doing a challenge file:

You must have at least 20k simoleans as a "deposit" to move. Through the smartphone, it's under the travel and real estate option, simply just Move. Then you have the option to either just move to another house in town, or move to a new world. The game will prompt you to save before moving. Once you've chosen your new residence, it'll prompt you to save again. One thing that happened during the challenge file is, apparently, self employment gets reset (in my challenge file, the eldest child was a self employed painter, and when they moved to the last world, his self employment reset to 1) - though this could have been a bug, too.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #465 on: October 26, 2013, 03:28:29 PM »
One thing that happened during the challenge file is, apparently, self employment gets reset (in my challenge file, the eldest child was a self employed painter, and when they moved to the last world, his self employment reset to 1) - though this could have been a bug, too.

Might be a bug.  I had a dynasty file with level 10 career sculptor, when he moves he was still level 10 in the new town.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #466 on: October 26, 2013, 04:55:19 PM »
Does the heir have to maintain his/her max career after completing all the requirements? Can he/she quit once the next heir is born?

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #467 on: October 26, 2013, 05:05:05 PM »
Does the heir have to maintain his/her max career after completing all the requirements? Can he/she quit once the next heir is born?

Yes, he/she can quit the career once the next heir is born.


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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #468 on: October 28, 2013, 06:20:18 PM »
I'm just in the planning phase for my dynasty. There are two things I don't think I understand:

Under General Rules:
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Allowed life states: Human, Ghost, Witch, and Mermaid... Plumbots are also allowed to be household members.
This means I cannot add pets to my household, right? (I'm asking because I've seen pets mentioned in this thread, when it sounds like they're specifically disallowed by this rule.)

Also say, for example, my founder uses three Charisma skill challenges as his unique skill challenges. Then, a future, unborn heir later trains Charisma, and incidentally completes one of those same skill challenges. Does this end the dynasty? Or does that heir simply not count the (now duplicate) skill challenge he completed?

Thanks for your help.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #469 on: October 28, 2013, 06:35:21 PM »
I'm just in the planning phase for my dynasty. There are two things I don't think I understand:

Under General Rules:This means I cannot add pets to my household, right? (I'm asking because I've seen pets mentioned in this thread, when it sounds like they're specifically disallowed by this rule.)

The allowed life state is for your founders & heirs.  Household members can be anything they want, pets would fall under household member.

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Founders and heirs can be -- Human, Ghost, Witch, Mermaid, Alien, and Imaginary Friend.
Household members (non founders, non heirs) -- any lifestate.

Also say, for example, my founder uses three Charisma skill challenges as his unique skill challenges. Then, a future, unborn heir later trains Charisma, and incidentally completes one of those same skill challenges. Does this end the dynasty?  Or does that heir simply not count the (now duplicate) skill challenge he completed?

This would mean the end of your dynasty, unless your founder have another 3 unique skill challenges besides charisma.  If the later heir accidently picks up one of those skill challenges, it will no longer be unique, hence failing your dynasty.  It has to be "unique" skill challenges.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #470 on: October 28, 2013, 10:31:13 PM »
Geneticially engineering a child is not allowed for this dynasty.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #471 on: October 29, 2013, 04:13:28 AM »
Geneticially engineering a child is not allowed for this dynasty.

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Does that mean cloning?

This would mean the end of your dynasty, unless your founder have another 3 unique skill challenges besides charisma.  If the later heir accidently picks up one of those skill challenges, it will no longer be unique, hence failing your dynasty.  It has to be "unique" skill challenges.

That sounds like all skill challenges have to be from the same skill, is that right?

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« Reply #472 on: October 29, 2013, 08:45:24 AM »
Does that mean cloning?

It is from Into The Future expansion pack, where you go to the future Hospital and genetically engineered your child.

That sounds like all skill challenges have to be from the same skill, is that right?

No.  Don't have to be from the same skill, but have to be unique.  Example:  You can have 2 skill challenges from logic + 1 from collecting.

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« Reply #473 on: October 29, 2013, 09:29:55 AM »
Ah, thank you.

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« Reply #474 on: October 29, 2013, 04:32:46 PM »
Random question, because I didn't see the answer anywhere.

Does an heir have to be the result of two sims in the same household? Or could the mother, theoretically, go and become pregnant by a male NPC/townie without ever moving him in?