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Hello everyone! I am back with a new project, a townie decadynasty. I have actually already completed one but that one was an epic fail. It had bugs and glitches starting back in generation 1, but I was determined to finish it. I did after working on it for a year and a half because that computer is slower than molasses finish and decided to try another attempt. You know, one that didn't fill me with dread at the thought of playing it. I started a new one but then put that on hold and played some other projects. I went back to it after completing my 4x4 but it froze on me about three times in two days. So, not wanting to have another repeat of the epic fail that was my original Jolina DecaDynasty, I scrapped that attempt and started fresh. With that, I am pleased to present my new deca attempt. I have no story unlike my other dynasties, so it will mostly be me narrating or watcher/sim narration. I now present to you: Third Time's the Charm: A DecaDynasty! Enjoy!!!  ;D



Chapter 1: Meet the Founder

Welcome to Third Time's the Charm: A DecaDynasty! This attempt at a deca will be taking place in the lovely world that is Isla Paradiso. I chose this town because of two reasons: I found a townie that I like and also because it snowed where I live the other day and I really, really want nice weather so I decided to get my fill via the Sims. Anyway, here are our three candidates for founder of my new decadynasty:



On the left, we have Rei Matsuri. In the middle, Hinni Hashini and, last but not least, we have Karlie Goldberg on the right. So, ladies, any volunteers?

Hinni: Volunteers for what? Committing myself and my descendants to a life of requirements and doing things that no sim in their right mind would ever willingly do?
Malley: Pretty much, yeah.
*Silence*
Malley: Come on, it won't be that bad. Just ask Jamie Jolina and her descendants. They survived being in a decadynasty.
Karlie: Yeah, Hinni. It might be fun!
Malley: Karlie's right, Hinni. It might be fun probably not.
Hinni: Okay, okay. So, say I become this founder person, my lifetime wish is to do a lot of travelling and exploring; will I get to do all of that?
Malley: Let me consult the rules...No.
Hinni: I'm out.
Malley: Rei? Any thoughts?
Rei: I just want to have a family and complete my life's dream, The Tinkerer.
Malley: I'm sold. Rei Matsuri, come on down!





After Hinni got the boot, our lovely Rei got a makeover. The next thing on the list was to get in touch with her man candy, Harley Greenwood.



Harley: Hi honey, what's new?
Rei: Well...*proceeds to explain about the decadynasty*
Harley:...is that all?
Rei: Yes.
Harley: And I thought me changing my wardrobe was a big life changer. You win.



After a random change of clothes, Rei began to put the moves on Harley.



Harley moved in and then the two made it official.



Harley: *squeeee*...ahem, I mean, of course I'll marry you, Rei.



Harley and Rei got married right then and there.





Malley: I now pronounce you, Mr. and Mrs. Matsuri.
Harley: Wait, Matsuri?
Malley: That's how things work in a dynasty, buddy. Get used to it.
Harley: Right on, I guess.





While the newlyweds made out, Karlie Goldberg got a tiny makeover. Her outfit was actually pretty nice, so I just changed her hairstyle and then made her shorts a darker color. I decided that Karlie was going to stay in the household and help out with the dynasty by help, I mean she's going to be the tombstone.

Karlie: Wait, what?
Malley: Oh, nothing.





Along with Karlie, our new household member, Harley, got a makeover as well.



Not too shabby.



After that, Rei and Harley got to work on bringing in the first heir.



...Let's give them some privacy.




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Re: Third Time's the Charm: A DecaDynasty- Chapter 1- Meet the Founder
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2015, 07:02:36 PM »
I liked your makeover of Rei.  Looking forward to seeing how this decadynasty goes.

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Re: Third Time's the Charm: A DecaDynasty- Chapter 1- Meet the Founder
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2015, 05:57:26 AM »
Brave of you to choose Isla Paradiso  :o

I love the bright, island themed colours for the makeovers.
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Re: Third Time's the Charm: A DecaDynasty- Chapter 1- Meet the Founder
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2015, 08:08:03 AM »
Good luck playing in Isla Paradiso! My computer always crashes when I play there. I think Karlie looks like Agnes Crumplebottom.

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Re: Third Time's the Charm: A DecaDynasty- Chapter 1- Meet the Founder
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2015, 12:51:51 PM »
So glad to see another Malley dynasty! I'll be reading.

Aww, thanks  ;D

I liked your makeover of Rei.  Looking forward to seeing how this decadynasty goes.

I like Rei a lot. She's really pretty and she has pretty good traits.

Brave of you to choose Isla Paradiso  :o

I love the bright, island themed colours for the makeovers.

Good luck playing in Isla Paradiso! My computer always crashes when I play there. I think Karlie looks like Agnes Crumplebottom.

I really like Isla Paradiso. I've played there before in my first life states dynasty and things went pretty smoothly. Generation 1 is a YA in game, so *knock on wood* so far so good!

And yes, Karlie really does look like Agnes  :o

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Re: Third Time's the Charm: A DecaDynasty- Chapter 1- Meet the Founder
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2015, 03:22:13 PM »
I didn't get a chance to mention in the first chapter that I will be doing another name theme. For decadynasties, I use the theme of colors. The first household will have a Red colored theme.

Chapter 2- Flames and Chemicals

Welcome back to the next installment of the Matsuri-Greenwood DecaDynasty. Here we find Harley outside in his jammies working on what will soon be a garden filled with red berry beans. Those are great money makers and Harley will also need to learn the gardening skill because he applied for a job at the science center. Since he was already into fishing (his LTW is Presenting the Perfect Private Aquarium), I figured why not join the science career?



Malley: Hi Rei, what are you up to?
Rei: ...
Malley: ...we'll talk later...



Ah, much better. Rei is no longer, let's say, occupied. So, let's try this again.
Malley: Hi Rei, what are you up to?
Rei: I'm working on my logic skill for my lifetime wish.



Rei's scientific pursuits were temporarily put on hold, however, when we discovered that generation 1 was on the way!



Malley: Um, Rei?
Rei: Yes?
Malley: Should you, you know, really be playing with dangerous chemicals while you're pregnant?
Rei: It's safer than what Karlie is up to.
Malley: ?



Of course, what Karlie is doing is burning the kitchen down.



So, the fire alarm was tripped and the fire department deployed some of Isla Paradiso's finest to come and rescue our fair Karlie... in actuality, however, it was the other way around. The fireman watched as Karlie rescued him from being engulfed in flames.

Karlie: Either help me or move out of my way!
Fireman Paco: Hey, you're kind of cute...



Paco must have seriously thought Karlie was cute because he called her out on a date the next day  :o



Anyway, back to business. Rei was working upstairs on her mechanical skill when she went into labor.







After some sparkles, we had a cute little boy join the household. Everyone welcome the first heir to the Matsuri-Greenwood Dynasty, Mahogany. He has the Genius and Loves the Outdoors traits.



After playing on the medium lifespan in the 4x4 dynasty, I forgot how long the normal lifespan was. So, Mahogany's baby days dragged on for me. The family was great with the little guy, though.



Everyone was quite taken with Mahogany, so everyone (especially me) was extremely excited when it came time for his toddler birthday. I was really looking forward to see who he would look like more: Rei or Harley.







Of course, Mahogany ages up bald so I have to wait even longer to find out...



But I soon found out that he was Harley's clone. What a cutie!




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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 2- Flames and Chemicals (April 29)
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2015, 10:20:52 AM »
He is so cute, even if he is a clone of his father. Silly firemen, lol.
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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 2- Flames and Chemicals (April 29)
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2015, 06:44:44 PM »
Paco's right, Karlie is a cutie.  You know, she could have a Baby with Paco to make sure you perpetuate those excellent Karlie genes for future generations.  It's a possibility.
Mahogany is a cool name and an adorable little kiddo!

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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 2- Flames and Chemicals (April 29)
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2015, 06:51:36 PM »
I see more of his mum in him than you might...he actually could blend in with his distant Greenwood relatives in Twinbrook just fine too. What a cutie!

Grats on keeping this board alive as well. ;)
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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 2- Flames and Chemicals (April 29)
« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2015, 11:49:07 AM »
He is so cute, even if he is a clone of his father. Silly firemen, lol.

He grows up to be a really handsome young man  :D

Paco's right, Karlie is a cutie.  You know, she could have a Baby with Paco to make sure you perpetuate those excellent Karlie genes for future generations.  It's a possibility.
Mahogany is a cool name and an adorable little kiddo!

Karlie will get to be a momma, which you'll see soon. I really like the name Mahogany. My usual red color go to name is Maroon, but I use that too much so I tried to pick something different this time.

I see more of his mum in him than you might...he actually could blend in with his distant Greenwood relatives in Twinbrook just fine too. What a cutie!

Grats on keeping this board alive as well. ;)

Oh, for sure, Mahogany has bits of Rei in him but I think that Gen. 2 looks more like her. And I have no life I'm on summer vacation from college so I have time to play at night :)

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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 2- Flames and Chemicals (April 29)
« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2015, 10:00:38 AM »
Another Malley dynasty! I'm glad.


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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 2- Flames and Chemicals (April 29)
« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2015, 05:59:39 PM »
Chapter 3- A Brother for My Birthday

Welcome to chapter three of the Matsuri Greenwood Dynasty. Rei got started with Mahogany on his toddler skills while Harley was out at work and Karlie was out fishing. We started with potty training.



Rei started teaching Mahogany how to speak after that.



Of course, Rei did all the hard work while Harley had all of the fun.
Harley: It's the ATTACK OF THE CLAW!



Harley was off to work so it was back to toddler training for Rei and Mahogany. The last thing that Mahogany needed to accomplish was learning how to walk.





And here is some adorable toddler spam. Why? Why not!



So now that Mahogany was caught up with his toddler skills, Rei returned outside to continue working on her logic skill. Plus, that would come in handy to tutor Mahogany for school.



Malley: Hey there, Karlie. What's up?
Karlie: ...shhh...I'm in my fishing zone...
Malley: ...Okay, have fun with that.



So, back at home, Rei began tutoring Harley in the handiness skill. I'm not really sure if Harley was listening or if he was just being a dutiful husband and nodding occasionally as his wife went on about trees. How that relates to the handiness skill? Not a clue.



In more exciting news, it was time for Mahogany's child birthday.









Here is little Mahogany. He gained the Angler trait. With so many fishermen/women in the house, how could he not?





So, for Mahogany's birthday, he got a special present. A brother! Well, sort of.



Okay, so it was not actually a brother for Mahogany. Karlie called the adoption service and adopted a young boy. Sticking with the red color theme for this household, I named him Brick.



After he moved in, Brick promptly got a makeover.



Even though they're not related, Brick and Mahogany do look a lot alike. Brick did come with the custom spiceberry eyes that I used for another dynasty. They're Mahogany's favorite color, so how could they not become best friends?



See what I mean?


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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 3- A Brother for My Birthday (May 4)
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2015, 06:03:24 PM »
*snorts* Brick, poor boy! I think Rei had more fun, teaching toddlers is great work.
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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 3- A Brother for My Birthday (May 4)
« Reply #15 on: May 05, 2015, 05:30:31 PM »
Brick has cool eyes!
It's adorable how you've got the "twin" boys now.  Of course, the handiness and trees moment did top that for me at least  ;=)

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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 3- A Brother for My Birthday (May 4)
« Reply #16 on: May 05, 2015, 06:06:12 PM »
I like the name Brick. I may start asking people to call me that. Hmm...I sense a special home in my future.

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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 3- A Brother for My Birthday (May 4)
« Reply #17 on: May 06, 2015, 10:40:37 AM »
*snorts* Brick, poor boy! I think Rei had more fun, teaching toddlers is great work.

Rei did really good with Mahogany. I think she had his toddler skills completed within about 2- 2 1/2 days.

Brick has cool eyes!
It's adorable how you've got the "twin" boys now.  Of course, the handiness and trees moment did top that for me at least  ;=)

I love watching the speech bubbles when sims interact, tutor, etc. They always discuss the most random things  :o

I like the name Brick. I may start asking people to call me that. Hmm...I sense a special home in my future.

Join the club  ;)

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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 3- A Brother for My Birthday (May 4)
« Reply #18 on: May 09, 2015, 07:21:56 PM »
Chapter 4- Breakfast of Champions

Since Mahogany and Brick didn't start school until the next day, they went out fishing. It took Brick a few minutes to get the hang of things while Mahogany took to fishing immediately. While in his jammies.



I'm not sure that gesticulating with your hands is very conducive to catching fish, there, Mahogany, especially when you're moving the fishing pole around...



Thankfully, Harley came down to the fishing pond to give his son a few pointers.



Karlie did the same thing for her new son, Brick.



Mahogany: Hey, Watcher!
Malley: You called?
Mahogany: Remember how you said moving the pole around a lot wouldn't help me catch fish?
Malley: Yes, that was only like three pictures ago. Why?
Mahogany: Well, look!
Malley: ...I sit before my laptop, corrected. That fish is bigger than you, kid.



After a long day of fishing, Mahogany and Brick went to sleep so that they would be bright eyed and bushy tailed for their first day of school the next day. Because this house is as big as a broom closet, the boys are using bunk beds. Thankfully, they're the best of friends so they don't really mind it.



Mommy Rei worked with Mahogany to make sure that our heir would achieve the honor roll before aging up into a teenager.



Brick, meanwhile, helped Karlie set up her fishbowls with her thirteen perfect fish. With all of these fishies in bowls, Karlie and Harley completed their lifetime wishes of Presenting the Perfect Private Aquarium. Way to go, guys!



While Karlie and Harley had a reason to celebrate, Brick and Mahogany were enjoying some less fun activities: homework.

Brick: Do you understand any of this?
Mahogany: Nope. Math is way out of my league. I'm just putting all of my answers as true. I'm bound to get half of them right.
Brick: Sounds good to me!



Inspired by her husband and best friend, Rei continued studying the handiness skill with renewed vigor so that she too could complete her lifetime wish.



Once the homework was done, the boys headed outside for some fun.



The next morning, the family followed its usual routine. The boys headed off to school. Karlie went off to fish. Rei continued to study the handiness skill. Harley decided to change things up on this particular morning by going to work with a bowl.

Harley: It's what all of the cool scientists do.
Malley: You keep telling yourself that, buddy.



Rei took a break from studying to go off and make some NPC friends for Mahogany.



She also met a nice man by the name Medina. Teodor Medina. Why is that a good thing? His daughter is around Mahogany's age. Win.



While Rei schmoozed her possible future in-law, Karlie was at home having her adult birthday.





And here we have my favorite part of this update: pizza. The breakfast of champions.



Rei: Um, watcher?
Malley: *looks over at Rei, pizza in mouth* hmm?
Rei: Sorry to interrupt your pizza party, but I completed my lifetime wish.
Malley: Way to go, Rei!



Rei's prize for completing her lifetime wish? Getting a job. She had rolled a wish to join the education career at the beginning of the decadynasty, so that wish is finally being granted.



She had the logic skill requirement down for this career, she needed to work on her charisma skill.



That's all for now! Until next time :)

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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 4- Breakfast of Champions (May 9)
« Reply #19 on: May 09, 2015, 08:25:15 PM »
Good thing for the boys that completing homework seems to count more than completing it correctly.

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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 4- Breakfast of Champions (May 9)
« Reply #20 on: May 10, 2015, 05:39:24 AM »
I always feel a little sorry for Teodor and Palmira, really happy she's going to be a spouse choice.
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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 4- Breakfast of Champions (May 9)
« Reply #21 on: May 10, 2015, 11:13:19 AM »
I don't ever remember having true or false math homework, so I'm picturing it as "2x7=true."
Anyway, another lovely update.  Loved the interaction between the Sims and the Watcher in this go-round.  It added that fun 4th wall breaking element quite nicely.

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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 4- Breakfast of Champions (May 9)
« Reply #22 on: May 10, 2015, 02:45:55 PM »
Good thing for the boys that completing homework seems to count more than completing it correctly.

That's how I feel about grad school papers  :o

I always feel a little sorry for Teodor and Palmira, really happy she's going to be a spouse choice.

There was one other girl that was very eligible to become Mahogany's spouse but she ends up taken...I won't say how, by who, or why.

I don't ever remember having true or false math homework, so I'm picturing it as "2x7=true."
Anyway, another lovely update.  Loved the interaction between the Sims and the Watcher in this go-round.  It added that fun 4th wall breaking element quite nicely.

I took Advanced Placement Statistics at one point and we had some true and false questions there. But I was actually referencing Pokemon, though I'm not sure if I should be proud or ashamed of that...it was the episode waaaaay back in the beginning where the group goes to that academy to take a test instead of having to earn all eight badges or something like that. Jessie said something along the lines of that if she answers all of the questions as true, she's bound to get half of them right. I thought that was hilarious  :D

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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 4- Breakfast of Champions (May 9)
« Reply #23 on: May 11, 2015, 06:11:03 PM »
Palmira Medina is a great spouse choice! She grows up gorgeous.

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Re: Third Time's the Charm: Chapter 4- Breakfast of Champions (May 9)
« Reply #24 on: May 11, 2015, 07:19:47 PM »
Palmira Medina is a great spouse choice! She grows up gorgeous.

I really like generation 2. He/she turned out really great and very pretty/handsome.

 

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