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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 5)
« Reply #25 on: January 25, 2015, 01:11:24 PM »
That was funny! I hate photography sometimes, especially when the photos don't register. And only 7 days older than Wesley.

And you are also a fan of Princess Diaries.

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 5)
« Reply #26 on: January 25, 2015, 03:13:52 PM »
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On the right is Kristi, a cop who’s afraid of technology and the dark, which you’d think might be problematic for police work.

Only in the Sims  ::).  The same goes for Corey's wonderful outfit :).

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There are only so many times I can scream ‘It’s a ***** Flame Plant! Why must you insist it’s My Main Squeeze?!’ in one generation.

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The newlyweds made a quick stop at 98 Landgraab Ave to pick up Westley’s mother (only 7 days older than he is, which I tried not to think about too hard.)

See first comment   :-\ ;).



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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 5)
« Reply #27 on: January 26, 2015, 12:51:37 PM »
Those makeovers have given me a good laugh!

:)

Viv's pretty! I like her lips.

I'm usually pretty serious with my makeovers when I play stylists, but where's the fun in that when you can make a town of superheroes?

I don't know where she got those lips from - neither of her parents have them. Random variation, maybe.

Well quite  ;D. Easier on the file size, too.

Vivienne was super pretty! Glad she was able to find a spouse without the puke green hair. That color tends to stick around for a while in dynasties... :o

I'm glad too - I got stuck with five generations of puke green in a legacy once. Westley's hair is much nicer :)

And you are also a fan of Princess Diaries.

Is that in Princess Diaries? I thought I was quoting The Princess Bride, but perhaps I've got my princesses mixed up.

The same goes for Corey's wonderful outfit :).

Not so - I saw an outfit just like that in real life. Just not on a World Renowned Surgeon.

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 6)
« Reply #28 on: January 26, 2015, 01:24:23 PM »
Vivienne, Westley and Erika moved to Riverview. Specifically, to 310 Cypress Lane.



You know the next part.





Meet Venus. She’s athletic and disciplined – wonder what the plan might be for her...



And her sister Valerie, who is artistic and disciplined.



Venus got that red hair I was coveting :D



So did Valerie.



(Also, that’s the last you’ll see of Erika: she died at about that point, and I forgot to get a screenshot.)

Unable to start her supermax yet, Venus spent her childhood playing



and doing things that she claimed were extreme.



On her first day of teen, though, she went to China.



And work on the Martial Arts skill commenced.





Valerie divided her time between being chained to an easel and sharing her sister’s new hobby.



Poor Vivienne was almost entirely chained to an easel – I realised I have no screenshots of her as an elder. Except these :D



When she reached young adulthood, Venus became an acrobat and was finally allowed to start seriously learning athletics (which she’d been trying to do every time I concentrated on anybody else).



And the next few weeks looked like this:



Her ‘trapped in a box’ is rather scary.



Venus picked out her own spouse at a gig. I’d had my eye on Dimitri Ivanov, but he’d grown up to dislike children, and he and Venus hated each other. Maximus McDermott, however, seemed to find her dirt-eating attractive, so he was perfect (if mental).



Venus maxed both of her skills in quick succession, and achieved her LTW of physical perfection.



And she focused in on acrobatics and sparring. They seemed to use similar skills.



She finally won the Tournament on her third trip in China (she also squeezed in an adventure chain, since it involved martial arts and nobody else would be able to do it).



Vivienne and Westley died :( At least it made the collection more valuable.



Venus did one last gig and maxed the Acrobat career.



Valerie used the wonders of social networking and My Best Friend to finish off the moving requirements. I know I could have used social networking for the 10th best friend, but I have a soft spot for Simbots :). His name is Stephan, which he shares with about 60% of the Simbots my game generates ::)


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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 6 part 2)
« Reply #29 on: January 26, 2015, 01:25:56 PM »
Venus had her Adult birthday.



And she was ready to move. TaDa!



First, I let Valerie have a big wish she’d been holding onto:



(Yeah, I know. Weird. Try not to think about the rust.)

Then Venus invited Maximus over.



And inevitably:



House 6

Parents:  Vivienne Andrews and Westley Cromwell
Address: 310 Cypress Lane, Riverview

Heir: Venus Andrews
Traits: Disciplined, Athletic, Daredevil, Ambitious, Natural Born Performer
LTW: Physical Perfection
Maxed career: Acrobat
Supermaxed skill: Martial arts
Other maxed skill: Athletics



Both parents living together at time of birth.
Heir on the honour roll at both grade and high school.

10 Opportunities completed by heir:
1. Stinky Bugs (grade school)
2. The Muscle Hustle (sports club)
3. At the Health Seminar (athletic)
4. Showtime in the Park (acrobat)
5. Advanced Training (martial arts)
6. Learning from the Master’s Palm (adventure)
7. The Sparring Report (adventure)
8. Meditation is Key (adventure)
9. Talking Mimes (acrobat)
10. Meditation Benefits (martial arts)

10 NPC friends:
1. Billy Ryan (babysitter)
2. Daniel Wang (singer)
3. Grim Reaper
4. Tami Stinson (pizza deliverer)
5. Cherry Kanto (elixir store consignment specialist)
6. Aaron Koch (newspaper deliverer)
7. Claire Maurer (proprietor)
8. Lucas Hitchcock (university mascot)
9. Imelda Barry (magician)
10. Nuwa Shin Yi (tourist)

10 Household best friends:
1. Lucas Hitchcock
2. Stephan Andrews
3. Dallas Shallow
4. Aaron Koch
5. Claire Maurer
6. Grim Reaper
7. Cherry Kanto
8. Tami Stinso
9. Billy Ryan
10. Daniel Wang

Fully upgraded property: Aleister’s Elixirs and Sundries
Fully upgraded building: County Care General Hospital

Large tombstone: Vivienne Andrews
Medium tombstone: Westley Andrews ne Cromwell

Collection: Paintings, total value §48,968





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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 6)
« Reply #30 on: January 26, 2015, 02:24:04 PM »
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Maximus McDermott, however, seemed to find her dirt-eating attractive, so he was perfect (if mental)

In the Sims, that qualifies as a perfect spouse  ;)

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 6)
« Reply #31 on: January 26, 2015, 03:36:38 PM »
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...and doing things that she claimed were extreme.

Daredevils, huh.  Gotta love 'em (or else they'll be extremely displeased, no doubt :) ).

Venus' arms were scarily thin as a teen.  (Were you worried they'd fall off?  :P)

Also, snogging a SimBot?!



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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 6)
« Reply #32 on: January 26, 2015, 07:00:38 PM »
You're right about the Princess thing, I just typed it out wrong. Sorry!

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 6)
« Reply #33 on: January 27, 2015, 05:53:12 AM »
Kissing a Simbot.. That is just too weird for me  :o The acrobat career looks fun and combining it with martial arts is genius - I didn't think of that at least.
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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 6)
« Reply #34 on: January 27, 2015, 12:57:48 PM »
In the Sims, that qualifies as a perfect spouse  ;)

I think it probably does ;D

Kissing a Simbot.. That is just too weird for me  :o The acrobat career looks fun and combining it with martial arts is genius - I didn't think of that at least.

That simbot seems to be ridiculously attractive - Venus had a crush on him too, as have every other playable sim (male and female) who has seen him. Maybe they can sense his Great Kisser trait.

I did the martial arts/acrobat combo in my immortal dynasty, too. They go together really nicely. Also, I hate the criminal and professional sports careers, so acrobat seemed a good bet!

Daredevils, huh.  Gotta love 'em (or else they'll be extremely displeased, no doubt :) ).

Venus' arms were scarily thin as a teen.  (Were you worried they'd fall off?  :P)

Also, snogging a SimBot?!

Daredevils are extremely weird.

She's scarily thin in general (even her hair).

See above on the simbot...

You're right about the Princess thing, I just typed it out wrong. Sorry!

Ah, okay, so it was a Westley - no need for me to change that line then :)

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 7)
« Reply #35 on: January 27, 2015, 01:46:52 PM »
Venus moved into 180 Bounty Drive with Maximus, his brother Travis, and Hal Breckenridge (not sure what he was doing there), plus an elderly dog named Lulu. Hal and Lulu were kicked out: they were already on borrowed time, and I didn’t want the Mourning moodlet messing up any pregnancies that might be coming up.



First, Maximus took a trip to China. He bought a board breaker for Venus, and spent the rest of the day skilling.



Then Venus made a start on the collection...



...but was soon forced to take a break...



...for a nice relaxing maternity leave.



Travis insisted on watching Venus drive herself taking her to the hospital for the birth, where he wasn’t much help. That was pretty typical for Travis: I moved him out a few days afterwards, after he caused another fire by being absent-minded.



This is Verity. Against the odds, she isn’t a redhead (her colouring is all from her grandmother, Vivienne). Otherwise she looks a lot like Maximus. She’s a genius and a couch potato.



As a toddler, she was mostly found playing with the pegbox, or with her doll, Vesper.



Her hobbies as a child were similar.



And Vesper formed the basis of Verity’s first BlackOpp:



(I love how Sim parents don’t seem to notice (or mind) suddenly having an extra kid to look after.)

Maximus died at 90 days, just before he could max logic and become a Renaissance Sim (and so he got the flat tombstone) :(



Verity was an easy kid to care for: give her a book and a games console, and she entertained herself.



Vesper was a little more rebellious. Her hobbies included booby trapping the plumbing, egging houses, toilet papering the principal’s office, and copying Verity’s homework. Verity wasn’t fond of that last one, and it led to a lot of ignorance-berating and snubbing.



Perhaps wisely, Venus focused on covering the garden in gems until the teens aged up.



A level 10 nerd, Verity joined the Video Game Developer career on graduation, and began working on her supermax skill, writing. (Don’t ask me why the screen is blank on that first picture – it stayed that way for the whole novel.) She became a Professional Author.



Vesper joined the police: she wants to be an International Super Spy.

Venus trained her in the athletic skill, and she spent a lot of time looking for a spouse for Verity interviewing suspects.



Grim came for Venus :( :( I needed the tombstone, but she was probably the heir I was most attached to.



Verity befriended Grim while he was there – and discovered that he doesn’t like it when you beat him at Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock.



Verity maxed the game developer career, and got to finish off her supermax instead of celebrating.



She aged up to adult – and her eyes got stuck (not the usual birthday cross-eyes, either – this lasted several hours until I made her Change Appearance). Maybe it was eye strain from trying to see black text on a black monitor? I used to have a doll whose eyes stuck rather like that, and it was creepy.



Eyes back to normal, she popped the question to a man in a hot dog costume. Who wouldn’t?



She became Mrs Hot Dog Guy in a quiet ceremony watched by Vesper, who came over uncharacteristically sentimental.



And Verity moved out, leaving Vesper looking rather wistful.





House 7

Parents: Venus Andrews and Maximus McDermott
Address: 180 Bounty Drive

Heir: Verity Andrews
Traits: Genius, Couch potato, Bookworm, Ambitious, Family oriented (nerd influence), Computer whiz
LTW: Professional Author
Maxed career: Video game developer (via the engineer branch)
Supermaxed skill: Writing
Other maxed skill: Logic



Both parents living together at time of birth.
Heir on the honour roll at both elementary and high school.

10 Opportunities completed by heir:
1. When Dreams Come True (special)
2. The Gossip Column (newspaper club)
3. After School Employment (high school)
4. Puzzle Panic (logic)
5. Deliver a Book to Egypt (writing)
6. The Reference Library (video game developer career)
7. To Boldly Go (writing)
8. Offsite Brainstorming Sessions (video game developer career)
9. The Advertising Partner (video game developer career)
10. Photo Contest (photography)

10 NPC friends:
1. Grim Reaper
2. Torrance Ridley (magician)
3. Billy Ryan (babysitter)
4. Carisa Herrington (repair technician)
5. Jeffrey Hogue (university mascot)
6. Aaron Koch (newspaper deliverer)
7. Belinda Arnold (pizza deliverer)
8. Gina Castillo (maid)
9. Rainer Kowling (acrobat)
10. Anwar Shoemaker (tattoo artist)

10 Household best friends:
1. Carisa Herrington
2. Oscar Alphender
3. Jody Nunez
4. Woodrow McGowan
5. Torrance Ridley
6. Belinda Arnold
7. Aaron Koch
8. Rainer Kowling
9. Locke Hanna
10. Stephan Andrews

Fully upgraded property: River Front Swim Club
Fully upgraded building: EverFresh Delights Supermarket

Large tombstone: Venus Andrews

Collection: Gems, total value §437,322



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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 7)
« Reply #36 on: January 27, 2015, 02:03:50 PM »
I loved the fact that she proposed to the man in the hot dog suit. Now that is true love!

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 7)
« Reply #37 on: January 27, 2015, 02:32:20 PM »
Verity was pretty much the cutest toddler ever!

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 7)
« Reply #38 on: January 27, 2015, 04:37:16 PM »
I loved the fact that she proposed to the man in the hot dog suit. Now that is true love!

Ah, but Verity writes the occasional romance novel, and can see beyond the ketchup-coated exterior to his inner beauty  :P

Verity was pretty much the cutest toddler ever!

She says thanks :)

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 7)
« Reply #39 on: January 27, 2015, 05:02:38 PM »
Sorry, I arrived late to this party.  Really enjoying your decadynasty.  I'd tried one with Beau (giving a backdrop that his wife dumped him for the handsome fellow across the street) and he re-married and failed the dynasty by having his heir miss honor roll in elementary school.  Yep.  Pretty embarrassing amount of failure there.
Anyway, I like how you give us nice glimpses of the characters in these short bursts.  I'm trying to get better at having more time covered in each post rather than cramming in too many details, which I have a tendency to do.  I hadn't considered the martial arts and acrobatics combo.  Clever idea there.
Anyway, I'm glad I got here before it was over.  Looking forward to seeing where it goes next  :=)

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 7)
« Reply #40 on: January 28, 2015, 09:14:31 AM »
Someone sure likes costumes  ;D
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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 7)
« Reply #41 on: January 28, 2015, 12:39:02 PM »
failed the dynasty by having his heir miss honor roll in elementary school.

Surely that's the heir's fault rather than Beau's? (Or was he meant to be the tutor?)

Oh, and welcome to the party!   :D

Someone sure likes costumes  ;D

Better a hot dog costume than the patient gown...

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 8 part 1)
« Reply #42 on: January 28, 2015, 01:31:55 PM »
Hot Dog Guy is actually called Locke Hanna (well, Locke Andrews now). He’s a young adult who wants to swim in cash. He lives at 50 Long Island Drive (Meadow Carpenter-Rhodes’ old place) with his big brother Markus, and his dad Roland.



Roland had the horrible Klepto LTW, bad traits, and about 1 day left to live, so he got kicked out. Markus has nice traits and Living in the Lap of Luxury, so he got to stay.

This is partly a picture of them producing an heir, but also serves as a warning about the interior decorating that will follow in this chapter. I’ve left all the houses as they were, but this one was especially, um, delightful.



See?



This is Valentina. Verity’s weird sticky eyes appear to be genetic.



She’s basically a clone of Verity:



She had a happy toddlerhood, occasionally let down by a glitchy potty.



When they weren’t training a toddler, Verity wrote, and Locke and Markus took up sculpting.



(I built them a basement with a nursery, extra bedrooms, and a hobbies room in it: I couldn’t fit them in the original house, and I didn’t like to delete any of the plants). Locke didn’t like the stairs and preferred to levitate through the ceiling ???)



There was a fire. Verity was not impressed.



Valentina aged up to child. Verity and Locke immediately missed potty training (or something) and decided they wanted another kid.



This is Viva. Venus’ hair lives on :D



And this is their next child, Verona.





Verity aged up to elder, but she and Locke wanted one more kid, so Locke made a quick call to the adoption agency. This is Venetia, who is two days older than Viva (I’m not sure whether that makes her child number two or four). Although she’s not biologically related, she’s the only one of their kids that looks much like Locke.



With four kids in the house, there were a lot of pranks, which poor Verity seemed to get the brunt of.



Sometimes it all got a bit stressful.



So it was probably a relief when one of them became a young adult and started endlessly sculpting.





The other three kids, who were basically happiness points for their parents in Sim form, got to do as they liked. I rolled for most of their traits, and let them fulfil wishes as they got them.

Venetia is a keen angler and prankster extraordinaire. (She’s also neat and family oriented, and therefore spends huge amounts of time doing the laundry.)



Viva is artistic, and mostly paints. Verona is an aspiring singer, and her doll is her biggest fan.



They also spend a lot of time dressing up, having inherited Locke’s love of costumes.



And all three of them like Gnubb best of all.



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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 8 part 2)
« Reply #43 on: January 28, 2015, 01:35:08 PM »
In sadder news, Verity was reunited with her old Rock Paper Scissors foe.



And Valentina met somebody.

Since childhood, she had dreamed of meeting a tall, dark, handsome stranger and falling hopelessly in love.



Instead, she was introduced to the only male homeowner in Riverview.







Anxious to be free to marry her beloved, Valentina supermaxed sculpting, and then churned out endless topiaries until she maxed her career.



She finally completed her moving requirements with two days to go until her birthday. She had a lot of help from her sisters: between Verona’s school friends, Viva and Venetia’s colleagues, and flirty Venetia running around town chatting up NPCs, Valentina didn’t have to do any friend-making of her own.

While I was waiting around for her birthday, Grim came for Markus.



Valentina finally aged up.



And she got her hopelessly romantic wedding - although the groom did appear to have cut himself quite severely while shaving.





Dr Viva quickly bandaged up Mario’s neck for him, and then he and Valentina drove off to their new home.





House 8

Parents: Verity Andrews and Locke Hanna
Address: 50 Long Island Drive

Heir: Valentina Andrews
Traits: Easily impressed, Excitable, Ambitious, Hopeless romantic, Savvy sculptor
LTW: Swimming in Cash
Maxed career: Sculptor
Supermaxed skill: Sculpting



Both parents living together at time of birth.
Heir on the honour roll at both elementary and high school.

10 Opportunities completed by heir:
1. Outside Reading (high school)
2. Captain Bandsaw (shop club)
3. After School Reward Ceremony (high school)
4. Help the School (sculpting)
5. Sims on Ice (sculpting)
6. Larger than Necessary Doorstop (sculpting)
7. An Old Ruse (sculpting)
8. Personal Sculpting (sculpting)
9. Oh Scrap! (sculpting)
10. Sculpt a Suspect (sculpting)

10 NPC friends:
1. Tate Sisk (babysitter)
2. Celia Vaughan (maid)
3. Catrina Ricketts (university mascot)
4. Zachary Vandyke (newspaper deliverer)
5. Chelsea Wheatley (repair technician)
6. Glenda McNutt (pizza deliverer)
7. Anne Kelly (firefighter)
8. Lola Parker (elixir store consignment specialist)
9. Paula Coe (proprietor)
10. Isaac Hull (magician)

10 Household best friends:
1. Mario Frantz
2. Herman Joseph
3. Zachary Vandyke
4. Lola Parker
5. Herbert Schaeffer
6. Ariana Barrera
7. Clark Alaya
8. Maureen Knowles
9. Colleen Ferreira
10. Celia Vaughan

Fully upgraded property: Old Town Cemetery
Fully upgraded building: Hogan’s Deep Fried Diner

 Large tombstones: Verity Andrews; Markus Hanna

Collection: Lifetime happiness rewards, total value §480,000



(With thanks to Verity, who purchased 8 of the things and therefore missed out on all the normal happiness rewards.)

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 8)
« Reply #44 on: January 29, 2015, 11:31:29 AM »
The interior designer for that house had interesting choices, lol. Verity and Locke certainly were busy  ;) Oh, Valentina. I almost thought there would be a dall, dark stranger for her  ;D
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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 8)
« Reply #45 on: January 29, 2015, 11:48:54 AM »
Loved the wit of that chapter:  particularly the tall, dark, and handsome stranger part.
Must say, the heart-themed outfits actually worked quite well for her.  Seems it could have been tacky, but against the backdrop of that house, it was nice to have something pleasant and charming  :=)

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 8)
« Reply #46 on: January 29, 2015, 12:54:58 PM »
The interior designer for that house had interesting choices, lol. Verity and Locke certainly were busy  ;) Oh, Valentina. I almost thought there would be a dall, dark stranger for her  ;D

They were very, very busy - it took three days of trying to finally produce Viva.

In his defence, Mario was quite attractive once... back when he was at school with Verity :o (He aged rather slowly, otherwise he might have been the father of the previous generation. Which is rather a creepy thought.)

Loved the wit of that chapter:  particularly the tall, dark, and handsome stranger part.
Must say, the heart-themed outfits actually worked quite well for her.  Seems it could have been tacky, but against the backdrop of that house, it was nice to have something pleasant and charming  :=)

And there I was going for tacky and hideous with Valentina's outfits ;)

Thanks :)

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 8)
« Reply #47 on: January 29, 2015, 01:58:23 PM »
This chapter was too funny  ;)

Eight down, two to go! Looking forward to the last two heirs.

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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 9)
« Reply #48 on: January 29, 2015, 03:05:07 PM »
Riverview was showing signs of getting buggy, and so Valentina and Mario were relocated to Twinbrook and moved into 6 Willowdale Lane. It’s a house I’ve often meant to play in, but hadn’t got round to yet.



This next part does not require a commentary.



This is Velma. After the previous household, she will be an only child.



As Mario was getting on a bit, I let him focus on his LTW of Perfect Mind, Perfect Body.



That left Valentina to teach Velma her toddler skills.



And Mario got the Ruining-Velma’s-Birthday-By-Making-Her-Study duties.



With her dad working out and her mother sculpting behind a locked door, Velma tended to end up playing by herself. She liked her dolls best.



The playing came to an abrupt halt when she aged up. Science equipment appeared on the deck, and she started being made to analyse things.





Mario got his lifetime wish of being able to balance a football on his shoulder blade.



Valentina’s days were an endless blur of sculpting drudgery.



Mario left an extremely boring meeting only to encounter Grim on his way out of the business building.



Velma maxed science just as the camera panned over to Mario dying, so instead here she is testing out her new Group Science Project.



Velma had a birthday and graduated. Her classmates voted her ‘Most Likely to Write a Best-Selling Novel’, so they clearly haven’t read the DecaDynasty rules. Instead, she joined the Private Investigator career.



She immediately set about restoring law and order to Twinbrook.



Although some criminals weren’t daft enough to set off her ‘Can Apprehend Burglars’ spidey senses, and she had to do a bit of detective work.



DeAndre Wolfe always seemed to be up to no good. She began to suspect that he was the Mastermind behind the wave of crime and corruption that had suddenly hit sleepy Twinbrook.



But the Boss turned out to be the last person she would ever have suspected.



He’d have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for that meddling Sim.

The Mayor was delighted to have Twinbrook safe once more, and presented Velma with the Key to the City.



With the killer pony safely locked away in a secure stable, Velma returned to her first love, and Supermaxed science. That done, she liked to sit near her pretty shiny plaque, and preen.



Once preening got dull, she took up inventing because I she was bored. And because she’s a Renaissance Sim and she needed a third skill, of course.



And I let her have a wish she’d been holding on to since her YA birthday.



As one Sim entered the household, another one left.



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Re: The Andrews Decadynasty (house 9)
« Reply #49 on: January 29, 2015, 03:06:41 PM »
With Valentina gone, Scooby and Velma became inseparable.





He was the only guest invited to her birthday party (which didn’t stop the maid joining in the celebrations).



However, while Velma was quite happy alone with her puppy, the rules were quite insistent about that whole spouse thing. She actually had a romantic interest from her prom, but I’d been hoping not to have to use him. Notzo Curious is a bit Twinbrooky for my liking.

However, he was the only single male homeowner left (thanks, Story Progression), and so a Twinbrooky spouse it was.

The maid seemed to share my views on Notzo.



Fortunately for the progress of the Decadynasty, Velma is less shallow than me and the maid.



I didn’t think any wedding dress could be pretty enough to make up for Notzo’s trousers, so I just went the quick wedding-in-the-living-room route.



And now we await the inevitable Twinbrookyness of Generation 10... (Although I have finally caught up with my game, so there will be a delay.)



House 9

Parents: Valentina Andrews and Mario Frantz
Address: 6 Willowdale Lane, Twinbrook

Heir: Velma Andrews
Traits: Perceptive, Genius, Bookworm, Socially awkward, Dog person
LTW: Renaissance Sim
Maxed career: Private Investigator
Supermaxed skill: Science
Other maxed skills: Logic, Inventing



Both parents living together at time of birth.
Heir on the honour roll at both elementary and high school.

10 Opportunities completed by heir:
1. Old Ladies Crossing (scouts)
2. Badging Ceremony (scouts)
3. Scavenger Hunt: Precious Metals (special)
4. The Case of the Aloof Academic (private investigator)
5. The Bad Call (private investigator)
6. The Mystery of the Stolen Credit Card (private investigator)
7. The Case of the Wayward Jalopy (private investigator)
8. A Spook Story (private investigator)
9. Construction Equipment Needed (inventing)
10. Logic 101 (logic)

10 NPC friends:
1. Pierre Chevalier (tourist)
2. Ismael Kane (pizza deliverer)
3. Melisa Emmons (pet adoption worker)
4. Cara Goodman (babysitter)
5. Mack Leal (repoman)
6. Cherry Blossom (party dancer)
7. Lydell Arias (repair technician)
8. Darrick Hines (maid)
9. Devin Posey (social worker)
10. Dee Liver (newspaper deliverer)

10 Household best friends:
1. Notzo Curious
2. Pansy Prudence
3. Graciela Jones-Brown
4. Edna Bourque
5. Cho Sonwhun
6. Lucy Ferne
7. Betty Wills
8. Gala Ball
9. Cherry Blossom
10. Emerald Greenwood

Fully upgraded property: Lakeside Community Library
Fully upgraded building: Bachelor Stadium

Large tombstone: Valentina Andrews
Medium tombstone: Mario Andrews ne Frantz

Collection: Sculptures, total value §134,651



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