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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1275 on: August 23, 2012, 10:43:59 AM »
On page 42 of this thread Metro ruled that if your founder were to marry someone who already had a child that the child would not be allowed to move with his or her parent.
The feeling was that the heir should be the oldest child to be born into the household and that having an older child living in the house before the heir is born  would devalue the importance of the heir.

So if Goodwin marries Jennie baby Jones Brown has to stay with his grandparents.The same goes for Leighton Sekemoto,Sam would have to stay with Yumi.

Claire Ursine is totally out because she does not have anybody living with her at the start of the game who can look after the baby.The same goes for baby Pele in Appaloosa Plains.

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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1276 on: August 23, 2012, 10:55:42 AM »
I somehow missed that conversation.  If Metro says it's not with the spirit of the challenge then I was wrong and Thomas was right. 

Now I am very confused was my famliy ok or not. I was under the impression that so long as I started GoodWin I was ok because he had no children, and moving in jenni jones-brown and their child together was no different then marrying someone with kids of their own and moving them in as step children.


According to page 42, you can't move them in as step children when you move in the parent. 
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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1277 on: August 23, 2012, 04:17:06 PM »
2. Choose a pre-made townie family with no children from any unaltered EA designed neighborhood...


Okay, Pam messaged me and said there is some confusion from players as to who can be a founder. I have quoted the appropriate rule above. The "no children" portion means no children in your starting home. It does not matter if there are children elsewhere...you're basically starting with a clean slate when you move into any home. Let me know if there is still confusion.

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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1278 on: August 24, 2012, 06:47:04 AM »
Okay, Pam messaged me and said there is some confusion from players as to who can be a founder. I have quoted the appropriate rule above. The "no children" portion means no children in your starting home. It does not matter if there are children elsewhere...you're basically starting with a clean slate when you move into any home. Let me know if there is still confusion.

So a Sim who is pregnant at the start of the game can be used as long as the child they produce can be left behind?
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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1279 on: August 24, 2012, 12:20:59 PM »
Sorry if I'm just not looking hard enough in the rules, but am I right in thinking we can go travelling before the second generation is a Young Adult in this dynasty challenge, as opposed to the Immortal Dynasty which restricts this? I'd quite fancy taking my founder on a holiday before he dies. I can't see anything about it in the rules, and I can't remember it being mentioned on the thread either though I don't think I've read every page.

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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1280 on: August 24, 2012, 12:27:29 PM »
You only have 10 days per house but it's 1 day per person as well.  Which means yes you can take Matthew Hamming to China and  there is only 10 days available but if you also take his wife then for every day they are there it counts as two days gone so at most they could spend 5 days in China and then you would have none left for this household.   You get another 10 when you reach the second house after your heir has moved.  However, if you choose to not use the vacation days - they accumulate so you don't lose them if you don't use them.
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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1281 on: August 24, 2012, 12:52:31 PM »
So, I'm really new to this whole challenge thing, and I have lots of questions.  I solved most of them by going through this thread, but one thing's really nagging me.  I apologize if someone else has already asked it, but I don't have enough time to go through the whole thread right now.

--Are the founders allowed to live in the same household?  For example, if I wanted Cycl0n3 Sw0rd and Emma Hatch to marry and become the founders, would that be allowed?

--Also, would I be allowed to move their roommates out once they were married?



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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1282 on: August 24, 2012, 12:57:10 PM »
Yes and Yes.   As long as you have a child bearing couple, you don't have to move anyone in unless you want to.  As long as the house you are using is not multi-generational or pregnant. 

If you move the roommates out, you can never live with those people again so you need to be careful that you don't have an heir move in with them.
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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1283 on: August 24, 2012, 12:58:10 PM »
--Are the founders allowed to live in the same household?  For example, if I wanted Cycl0n3 Sw0rd and Emma Hatch to marry and become the founders, would that be allowed?

--Also, would I be allowed to move their roommates out once they were married?

I'm 99% sure the answer is yes to both. You just can't move the other roommates back in after they leave.

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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1284 on: August 26, 2012, 02:11:05 PM »
It is not mentioned in the rules but is a Consignment Specialist a NPC?

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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1285 on: August 26, 2012, 02:14:26 PM »
Consignment Specialist is 100% a townie all the time so not really a NPC.
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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1286 on: August 26, 2012, 02:44:07 PM »
Thank you.

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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1287 on: August 31, 2012, 02:12:07 PM »
I can't believe I'm actually considering doing this - but I found a family I liked.

They live in Riverview, where there are only 7 properties. There are certainly enough EA-designed Property lots that I could overcome this - but there are also several lots in Riverview that look like they would be Properties, except that they're not purchasable. (At a minimum, there's a bar-like hangout that doesn't count as a bar since it doesn't have a Professional Bar in it, the community garden, and the "All The Rave Warehouse"). Would it be a permissible use of Edit Town to change one or more of these lots to a type that can be purchased, rather than adding new ones (and add a pro bar to the bar-like hangout)?
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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1288 on: August 31, 2012, 02:53:22 PM »
Would it be a permissible use of Edit Town to change one or more of these lots to a type that can be purchased, rather than adding new ones (and add a pro bar to the bar-like hangout)?

My gut reaction is to say no, but I can't remember if this has come up before and if I allowed it. Maybe someone else can chime in.

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Re: The Sims 3 Townie DecaDynasty Challenge
« Reply #1289 on: August 31, 2012, 02:55:39 PM »
...and I might be wrong to say that Riverview only has 7 properties anyways; it just crossed my mind that the last time I started a game there I didn't have either Pets or Ambitions.
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