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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #775 on: January 14, 2014, 06:36:43 PM »
Thanks-- I don't know what I was thinking, that it was the Baby Boomer challenge maybe.
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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #776 on: January 16, 2014, 12:35:52 PM »
If you choose the townie option the only thing to do is bring the funds to 4000, you don't have to sell anything if you don't want to.



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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #777 on: January 16, 2014, 12:39:18 PM »
If you choose the townie option the only thing to do is bring the funds to 4000, you don't have to sell anything if you don't want to.

Correct.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #778 on: January 16, 2014, 12:44:36 PM »
Correct.

Thanks, just wanted to make sure.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #779 on: January 16, 2014, 08:32:35 PM »
So I have Generation 6 at University. She picked up a standard opportunity there (Play Collegiate Sport), which she's completed twice now. It's not registering as completed, though. May I count it?

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #780 on: January 16, 2014, 08:35:59 PM »
@Shirin

Yes.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #781 on: January 16, 2014, 08:37:55 PM »
Thank you very much!  :)



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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #782 on: January 16, 2014, 11:45:45 PM »
Um. My apologies for double-posting, but, uh....

So while at University, Generation 6 was abducted by an alien. No big deal, she's a female so she won't get an alien baby. However, I figured he'd be a good spouse. So she came home, and invited him to visit. He came to visit while she's at work, but again, no big deal, she's off at 2pm.

While she's at work, her mother (Generation 5) became friends with the guest. And promptly, at 2pm, the game gives me the notice that the alien passed on due to old age. Except....he's still chatting with Generation 5. I had planned to have #6 invite him to move in, and then marry him. However, the notice has now made it that that #6 cannot interact with him. At all. But #5 still can! Up to and including inviting him to move in.

So, I guess my question is, can I have #5 invite him to move in, and still have #6 marry him? Or does she go to Spouse Option #2?

Edit: Actually, I'll just go with option #2. I decided that my not-dead dead alien can move in and marry the roommate instead. And for someone who's not-dead dead, he's at the start of the Elder lifespan. LOL Silly game.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #783 on: January 17, 2014, 06:20:09 AM »
Sadly I'm having further problems with my traveling sims. I sent two sims to university and as soon as they arrived they somehow became corrupted and the save went bad. I am unable to send them home form university, either by letting their finish their term or by having them quit earlier. I have tried going back to the previous saves at uni, and tried going home from them, but they were all corrupt too.

Can I go back to before I sent them to uni and try again?

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #784 on: January 17, 2014, 06:24:41 AM »
Sadly I'm having further problems with my traveling sims. I sent two sims to university and as soon as they arrived they somehow became corrupted and the save went bad. I am unable to send them home form university, either by letting their finish their term or by having them quit earlier. I have tried going back to the previous saves at uni, and tried going home from them, but they were all corrupt too.

Can I go back to before I sent them to uni and try again?

@saltpastillen — no problem going back to an earlier save. Good luck.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #785 on: January 17, 2014, 06:28:59 AM »
@saltpastillen — no problem going back to an earlier save. Good luck.

Thanks, I don't know why I persist in trying to travel with my sims when I always end up with the same result. If I can't get this to work I will just stop trying all together. It's just to frustrating.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #786 on: January 17, 2014, 06:35:02 AM »
I was having the same issues in a different file, it appears that my game hated the idea of my sims being in a dorm. Without fail, the showers were no longer selectable, and by the 2nd or 3rd night, they would reset when trying to eat from the fridge (usually a quick meal), or go to bed, or do anything. Half the time, they were invisible after resetting. And at least once, the family tree broke too.

In my Dynasty, I avoided the problem by sending my Sim to rent a house instead. Worked perfectly for the 2 week term.

Hoping that helps somewhat.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #787 on: January 17, 2014, 07:03:35 AM »
@thanks, but I did set them up with a private house and no luck.

Sadly it seems as if all my game files (or my folder) have been corrupted. I will try a factory reset to see if this solves anything otherwise I might have to start over.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #788 on: January 17, 2014, 03:07:06 PM »
Oh man, good luck.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #789 on: January 18, 2014, 04:20:28 AM »
I have a new and interesting issue.

My sims age up only 1 day per game session. Time still passes, moodlets are dropping in days, but the days to aging up will go up one day the first night, then just sit there until I save, quit to the main menu (or quit altogether) and will reset to normal aging up on the first night of the new session. Then they stop aging again.

I can currently figure out when I should be aging up Generation 6 and her fiance to the next life stage, based on her University graduation moodlet. It's also the same time when her parents should age up as well, so I can handle them. My problem is my alien elder. I'd really rather not have to quit to the main menu and then start a new session every day until he dies, so when he hits what should be 52 days, may I murder him flatter than dead? (I don't care if he goes on a jellybean eating spree, or if I use the TCE method.) I'd rather not boot him out because of story purposes, but that's a minor nitpick.

Edit: I've tried resetting all the sims, cleared all the caches, restarted the game/computer, and all the other fun stuff. I'm not sure if this aging issue will go away when the next generation is born, but world 2 founders had no aging problem, and only one of them had an extended life via Elixir of Fountain of Youth.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #790 on: January 18, 2014, 07:15:12 AM »
@Shirin

Moving town will solve the aging issues, will that messed up your story?  You have permission to uproot them and move to new town in the middle of your town 2, however you will need to find a 5th town for your complete dynasty.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #791 on: January 18, 2014, 10:23:18 AM »
That sounds like what happened to me. Perhaps it was the Fountain of Youth elixir that did it? I know my ageing difficulties started after my Sims took Young Again potions from the chemistry table.
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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #792 on: January 18, 2014, 10:32:29 AM »
I sounds exactly like what happened in my 4x4 after using a young again potion on one sim. Everyone was infected.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #793 on: January 18, 2014, 12:30:57 PM »
Thank god both of your experiences warned me against that! I use fountain of youth elixirs if I want someone to be a young adult again, no problems with them so far.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #794 on: January 18, 2014, 02:14:42 PM »
That's good to know I'm slowly playing an unofficial life states dynasty and have been avoiding fountain of youth elixirs too. Maybe I'll go ahead and try them. You've given me courage.

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #795 on: January 18, 2014, 05:52:43 PM »
I have all the neighborhoods except Roaring Heights, so that will work. If it's permissible, I'd like to wait until Generation 6 is done with her requirements - she has 1 opp and 4 career levels to go. The reason for the wait is that she's a Sports Agent (UL career); her grandfather (the founder who used the Fountain of Youth elixir) was a Video Game Developer, but when I moved the family, his job didn't move and I couldn't get him to pick it up again - he would go into the Business rabbithole, then immediately reset to outside.

I appreciate it!

(Also, I learned my lesson about those elixirs! I wish I hadn't had to use it, but the founder in question still needed 30k LTHP when he was halfway through elder. He just didn't roll anything.)

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #796 on: January 18, 2014, 06:07:32 PM »
@Shirin-

Yes no problem, you can wait till Generation 6 is done before moving.  Remember though, heir #8 will still have to move to a new world. 

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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #797 on: January 18, 2014, 06:52:01 PM »
Unless you need to make your sims young again (aka for a female sim to have babies) I think it's a lot safer to just stick with tattoos or makeovers as a life prolonging method.


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Re: The Sims 3 4x4 Dynasty
« Reply #799 on: January 19, 2014, 11:59:09 AM »
Unless you need to make your sims young again (aka for a female sim to have babies) I think it's a lot safer to just stick with tattoos or makeovers as a life prolonging method.
Oh I wholeheartedly agree about that and that is the main method I use if I need a sim for a long time or for the entire town. Although for the second I use the age stoping elixir once they got enough points.

 

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