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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10075 on: October 07, 2014, 07:16:38 PM »
Yep. :-\ But if someone wants to do it, I really see no problem with it.

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10076 on: October 12, 2014, 03:43:16 PM »
I don't know if this has been asked before, but can a painter do the "memorize scene" for a painting? Say the Generation 2 child is fishing and she memorizes that moment on the phone, can you use that Painting as one of the Immortal Pieces?

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10077 on: October 12, 2014, 03:49:11 PM »
It is not an eligible museum portrait. You have to use the "Paint Portrait Of..." interaction and choose the targeted immortal to paint.

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10078 on: October 12, 2014, 03:51:55 PM »
It is not an eligible museum portrait. You have to use the "Paint Portrait Of..." interaction and choose the targeted immortal to paint.

Thanks trip, Just thought I would ask. Can't hurt to ask.  ;D

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10079 on: October 13, 2014, 06:45:44 PM »
To clarify regarding 'My Best Friend': if my household is full, my immortal going for inventing career and monster maker ltw can pick up my best friend? But if my household is not full, they can't do that?

I really need My Best Friend as a unique qualifying reward, as I am on wood regarding qualifying ltrs.

Also, regarding photography. Gen 3 is supermaxing it. She has completed 5 photosets for shutternut, however when she returns to Sunset Valley it drops to 3. Do I still count it as finished or do I need to do something else?

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10080 on: October 13, 2014, 06:51:24 PM »
Yes, you can get the LTR only when the household is full.

As for the Shutternut challenge, it is known to be very difficult. I know we've allowed it to be counted in the past even when the journal has trouble registering it. Did you get any screencapped proof of its completion? The journal will still show sets as complete even when Shutternut isn't registering, so if you can get proof that she completed five sets, I'm perfectly okay with letting you count it as done. :)

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10081 on: October 13, 2014, 08:25:08 PM »
Thanks for that re My Best Friend.

Thank you also re shutternut, finally I got the shot of it. There are two pictures which follow. The first one shows the first screen of the photographic skill journal. You will note it shows next to shutternut that '3 are completed so far'.



The second one shows the listing of photographic collections available. It shows that 5 of the collections have been completed, namely:
- Plants & Flowers
- Architecture & Building
- Home Sweet Home
- Still life
- Around Town



Is that sufficient?

As a consequence of the first part of the journal not counting that particular skill challenge as completed, it is still charging me for photographs, but with the insane amount of simeloens my family has, the 60 odd a shot it is costing doesn't really matter.

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10082 on: October 13, 2014, 08:39:28 PM »
That's exactly what I wanted. :) I'll sign off on counting it, but anyone is allowed to give a second opinion.

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10083 on: October 13, 2014, 10:52:36 PM »
Thanks again.

My sims seem to be age stuck at 2 days from elderhood. It is after 4:00am on Wednesday week 13, and Gen 2, her spouse and inlaws are still at 2 days from elder , same as on Tuesday, Gen 3 and friends are currently at 15 days from Adult.

EDIT: As mine was the last post, I decided to edit this post rather than make a new post. The Grammers are all currently age stuck with the following details.
- My founder is immortal and currently at 71 days.
- My generation 2, her husband as well as two others have been at 2 days to elder for at least 2 days now (ie they should all be elders.)
- My generation 3 and her husband and friend are all Young Adults. Although they were all the same age during primary and secondary school, my Generation 3 is now 1 day younger than the other two. She is now 16 days from being Adult and the other two are 15 days from being Adult.

They have travelled overseas to China, France and Egypt. Generation 3 as well as her husband and friend have all gone on three trips. her parents have gone on two trips and her inlaws have gone on one trip. Founder hasn't gone on any trips.

I am playing with no custom content and clear caches frequently (as in each time I stop playing)

I am in week 13 and I did think that this week something was sure to happen.

If I recall rightly previously when this happened people were advised to save family/household to bin and place it down again or something along those lines.

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10084 on: October 14, 2014, 10:12:04 AM »
Age stuck, ugh.

1) Yes, try saving family/household to bin and place it back down again to see if that fixes the aging bug.
2) The other option is to move town. 

Trip, do you have any other suggestion as to how to fix this?

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10085 on: October 14, 2014, 10:28:06 AM »
I've run into a similar issue a lot, where an adult's age will "stutter" two days before their elder birthday. They'd stay at two days to elder for an extra day, and then age normally from the next day onwards.

Though your description makes it sound like they're legitimately stuck. I'd recommend moving them out and back in again through Edit Town, like Nutella suggested, then we can talk about more drastic measures.

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10086 on: October 14, 2014, 12:12:25 PM »
I'm considering making one of my heirs Unstable down the line and I have a question. Will I be able to let her/him go through the trait changes or is that banned?

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10087 on: October 14, 2014, 12:40:40 PM »
Trait changes using midlife crisis is banned for heirs.

"Mid-Life Crisis reward(this is the reward purchased via lifetime happiness points not the mid-life crisis wishes that pop up for a Sim if you have generations installed) is banned for immortals, but not non-immortals."

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10088 on: October 14, 2014, 01:04:14 PM »
Yes, I know about the Midlife Crisis rule, but the Unstable trait makes it so you change traits randomly from time to time. That's sort of the point of the Unstable trait. You get a moodlet and unless you go take care of it you randomly change traits in a while. I saw that it's banned in Life States dynasty but since we get to choose the traits in Immortal Dynasty and the change is random, I thought the ruling might be different for this challenge.

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10089 on: October 14, 2014, 03:25:47 PM »
To me, it feels like Immortals not changing traits is the spirit of the dynasty.  If your sim rolls the unstable trait, you will have to do the paperbag or hospital so they don't change their traits.  Let's see what the other moderators feel about this.

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10090 on: October 14, 2014, 03:55:23 PM »
I agree with Nutella. Immortals never changing traits is definitely the spirit of the challenge. It just kind of goes along with the whole philosophy of immortal - never ending, unchanging.

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10091 on: October 14, 2014, 04:22:37 PM »
Okay, no Unstable then :) Will have to do with Insane  ;D

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10092 on: October 15, 2014, 07:06:01 AM »
Just wanted to let you all know (and particularly Nutella and Trip) that moving the Grammar family to the bin and returning them to their home seems to have done the trrick!  8) It has clicked over to the next day and each member of the family have advanced their age by 1.

Thank you ladies for your help.

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10093 on: October 15, 2014, 08:24:50 AM »
Great news, glad that fix the problem.  Good luck with your dynasty.

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10094 on: October 16, 2014, 03:10:57 PM »
Hi, guys, so I have a problem. When I moved in a new pollinator, I moved in his cats as well. The kittens have just grown up, however their age bars say that they have 40 days until aging up. I thought that was weird so I went to the backup file and it says that the normal Pet lifespan should be 28 days. Anyone have any tips about what to do?

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10095 on: October 16, 2014, 04:54:50 PM »
Have you tried exiting your game, clearing caches, and restarting?

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10096 on: October 16, 2014, 08:50:05 PM »
I cleared the caches but the ages are still messed up.

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10097 on: October 16, 2014, 08:53:26 PM »
You could put them up for adoption. It stinks if you want to keep them, but it's the most legal thing I can suggest.

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10098 on: October 16, 2014, 08:58:00 PM »
I figured I would have to. Oh, well, maybe we can get another pet (pets are wonderful for keeping elders busy).

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Re: The Sims 3 Immortal Dynasty Challenge
« Reply #10099 on: October 17, 2014, 03:26:30 PM »
I just completed my Immortal Dynasty. While I was playing I thought a lot about how much more difficult this would have been in the early days with so many fewer skills and careers available, and without Supernatural's elixirs. I have so much admiration for those early players.

 

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