Wednesday, January 6, 2016

The Drifter Challenge - House 011 - Rules

HOW TO PLAY
House 011 of The Drifter Challenge


GAME SET UP FOR CONTINUING DRIFTERS 

**(Optional) If you want to skip this step, head down to Sim Creation**
Oasis Springs - Base Game
-Build or place a Bar on the Rattlesnake Juice Community Lot (you may choose to make this a Karaoke Bar if you own City Living Expansion Pack)
-All previously Placed or Built Residential and Community Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
Willow Creek - Base Game
-All previously placed or built Residential and Community Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
Newcrest - Added To Base Game
-Residential Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
-Populate with Sims (optional)
Granite Falls - Outdoor Retreat Game Pack
-Make no changes to The Deep Woods (hidden Hermit area)
-All other Rental or Community Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
Magnolia Promenade - Get To Work Expansion Pack
-Retail Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
Windenburg - Get Together Expansion Pack
-Make no changes to the Community Lots
- - -To preserve all Club aspects in the game 
-Make no changes to the Residential Lots (Exceptions Below)
- - -The Summer Home
- - -Mid-Nowhere
- - - - - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
-Populate with more Sims (optional)
San Myshuno - City Living Expansion Pack
-Residential and Community Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
-Populate with more Sims (optional)
Forgotten Hollow - Vampires Game Pack
-Residential Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
-Populate with more Sims (optional)


*You are Free to evict or delete Sims.  The game will auto-populate the worlds with "Townies" regardless of your decision (Exceptions Below)
-The Heir from House 010 who be the Main Sim in this House Mini-Challenge
-The Residents in Windenburg  
- - -To preserve all Club aspects in the game


**Sim Creation**
The Heir from House 010 will become the Main Sim for the length of this mini-challenge 

*You begin this House Mini-Challenge with only the Main Sim.  This Sim will be the ONLY playable character in the Active Household for the length of this Mini-Challenge



GAME SETUP FOR DRIFTERS DOING THIS AS A STAND ALONE HOUSE CHALLENGE

Oasis Springs - Base Game
-Bulldoze The Futures Past Community Lot
-Place or Build a Restaurant on The Futures Past Community Lot 
-All other Residential or Community Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
Willow Creek - Base Game
-Bulldoze the Umbrage Manor Residential Lot and evict any Sims that may be there
-Bulldoze the Pique Hearth Residential Lot and evict any Sims that may be there
-Place or Build a Spa on Pique Hearth Residential Lot - For those players that do not own Spa Day Game Pack, just leave this lot blank or you may build another Gym or Park here
-All other Residential or Community Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
Newcrest - Added To Base Game
-Residential Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
-Populate with Sims (optional)
Granite Falls - Outdoor Retreat Game Pack
-Make no changes to The Deep Woods (hidden Hermit area)
-All other Rental or Community Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
Magnolia Promenade - Get To Work Expansion Pack
-Retail Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
Windenburg - Get Together Expansion Pack
-Make no changes to the Community Lots
- - -To preserve all Club aspects in the game 
-Make no changes to the Residential Lots (Exceptions Below)
- - -The Summer Home
- - -Mid-Nowhere
- - - - - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
-Populate with more Sims (optional)
San Myshuno - City Living Expansion Pack
Residential and Community Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
-Populate with more Sims (optional)
Forgotten Hollow
-Residential Lots may be left as they are, Rebuilt or Replaced with a Lot downloaded from The Gallery 
- - -Must be Built or Replaced with the specified Lot type only
-Populate with more Sims (optional)


*You are Free to evict or delete Sims.  The game will auto-populate the worlds with "Townies" regardless of your decision (Exception Below)
-The Residents in Windenburg
- - -To preserve all Club aspects in the game


**SIM CREATION**
-Create or download one new Sim with the following guidelines (referred to as the Main Sim)
-Human type or Alien races only
-Must be Young Adult life stage
-Set the gender preference of the Main Sim
- - -This may be changed anytime during game play
-Pick any Traits for the Main Sim
- - -If you download a Sim, make sure that they do not have any Skills or extra Traits gained (could give unwanted advantages)
- - -Try using Traits that you have never tried before or use a Random Trait Generator for a potential added challenge aspect (optional)
-Pick any Aspiration for the Main Sim
- - -You may change this Aspiration at any time during game play (swap often to maximize Satisfaction Reward points gained)

*You begin this House Mini-Challenge with only the Main Sim.  This Sim will be the ONLY playable character in the Active Household for the length of this Mini-Challenge



GAME SETTINGS

**Game Options**
-Autonomy - Full
-Traditional Social Menu - Your Choice
-Disable Autonomy for Selected Sim - Unchecked
-Fill Empty Homes - Checked
-Auto Age (Played Sims) - Yes
-Auto Age (Unplayed Sims) - Checked
-Sim Lifespan - Normal



WHERE TO START AND LAST MINUTE PREPARATIONS

**Moving In**
*Move the Main Sim onto the Umbrage Manor Residential Lot using Manage Worlds
-Willow Creek
-Lot Size 40x30

**Extra Prep**
*Build or place a Baron the Rattlesnake Juice bar lot in Oasis Springs (you may choose to make this a Karaoke Bar if you own City Living Expansion Pack).   This Community Lot can now be visited, as well as The Shrieking Llama bar and the Old Quarter Inn bar in Windenburg, Planet Honey Pop! karaoke bar and Waterside Warble karaoke bar in San Myshuno (please see the Where You Can Travel section for requirements)

*Sell or Delete any belongings that the Main Sim has brought along with them in their Personal or Household inventories
-If  you choose to keep these items you must deduct the cost of the object(s) from the household funds before any other objects are allowed to be purchased

*Drop the household funds down to $0 Simoleons 
-Using the "testingcheats on" "Money 0" cheat

*Choose up to three Lot Traits (optional)
-These can be changed anytime during game play

**Make Two Separate Game Save Files (optional but recommended)**
*The 1st Game Save File will act as your Main Save which you will play

*The 2nd Game Save File, will act as a backup of the Main Save, holding your place at the beginning of this House Mini-Challenge.  

Note:  It's highly recommended that you make these separate Game Save Files so that if you are unsatisfied with how things turn out or you do not complete the requirements in the allotted time, you will have the option to redo this House Mini-Challenge without losing all prior world progress

*Begin game play!  Good Luck, Drifter!  =)



MAIN GOALS OF HOUSE 011

**Building on the Active Home Lot**
*Create a 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom home worth at least $50k Simoleons (after Depreciation) -1 Floor of this house MUST be designated as a "Party Space" and should contain as a minimum the following items
- - -1 Bar
- - -4 Bar Stools
- - -2 Dining Tables
- - -4 Dining Chairs
- - -1 Stereo
- - -1 Television
- - -1 Sink
- - -1 Toilet
- - -1 Waste Disposal
-A Room consists of at least 4 walls, a door, textured flooring and wall coverings
-Enter Live Mode from Build Mode and Depreciation will take place
-These requirements are minimums, feel free to add more to the house

**Goals during game play**
*Complete the Master Mixologist Aspiration

*Achieve level 10 of the Mixologist branch of the Culinary career

*Create one of each of the following, using a Bar
-Confident Potion
-Energized Potion
-Flirty Potion
-Focused Potion
-Happy Potion
-Inspired Potion

*Produce and raise an Heir to the Young Adult life stage 
-The Heir will become the Main Sim in the 12th House Mini-Challenge
-You MUST select the Mean Trait as one of the selected traits 
-Upon reaching this milestone you must stop game play if you are continuing on to House 012 of The Drifter Challenge
-If any Main Goal was not reached prior to the Heir reaching Young Adult life stage this House Mini-Challenge ends - considered a house challenge fail



WHERE YOU CAN TRAVEL

There MUST be at least $1k Simoleons in Household Funds should you choose to travel (unless specified).  Having $1k Simoleons in Household Funds to travel will apply ANY time you wish to visit the following locations

*Oasis Springs
-The Futures Past Community Lot (Restaurant) 
-Desert Bloom park 
-The Grotto 
-Burners And Builders gym
-Rattlesnake Juice bar 
-Any Club or Party locations the Household Sims are asked to attend or that they host
*Willow Creek
-The Blue Velvet nightclub 
-Pique Hearth Residential Lot (Spa)
-Any Club or Party locations the Household Sims are asked to attend or that they host
*Newcrest
-Any Club or Party locations the Household Sims are asked to attend
*Granite Falls
-Campsite areas - All household members MUST attend
-The National Forest 
-The Deep Woods 
-Any Club or Party locations the Household Sims are asked to attend or that they host
*Magnolia Promenade
-Any of the Retail lots and their surrounding areas - No funds needed if the traveling Household Sim owns property there
-Any Club or Party locations the household Sims are asked to attend or that they host
*Windenburg
-The Bluffs 
-The Ruins
-The Von Haunt Estate
-Hare Square park
-The Narwhal Arms nightclub 
-Discotheque Pan Europa nightclub 
-Harbor Quarter Gym gym 
-The Shrieking Llama bar
-Old Quarter Inn bar
-Any Club or Party locations the Household Sims are asked to attend or that you host
*San Myshuno
-Mushuno Meadows park
-Sky Fitness gym
-Planet Honey Pop! karaoke bar
-Waterside Warble karaoke bar
-Any Festival locations the Household Sims area asked to attend
-Any Club or Party locations the Household Sims are asked to attend or that they host
*Forgotten Hollow
-Any Club or Party locations the Household Sims are asked to attend or that they host
*Miscellaneous Locations
-The Hospital - No funds needed if your Sim is traveling for work or if you're joining a Sim for a birth
-The Police Station - No funds needed if your Sim is traveling for work
-The Science Lab - No funds needed if your Sim is traveling for work
-Sixam - No funds needed if traveling while at The Science Lab during work hours


*Note: If a Sim is asked to an outing of any type, the event location is allowed to be traveled to for the duration of the outing.  This includes lots that are not unlocked at the time of the invitation



SOME THINGS NOT ALLOWED

*Host any Club Gatherings on the Active Home Lot

*Designate the Active Home Lot as a Club Hangout destination

*Have any playable character be/become a Vampire

*Use any age altering or life prolonging items

*Bring any Sims back from the dead

*Move any Sims OUT of the Active Household

*Control any Sims other than the Main Sim (Examples Below):
-Getting or switching jobs
-Selecting how they perform while at work or school
-Purchasing Satisfaction Rewards 
-Directing them to use items in their Personal Inventory
- - -Exceptions to this rule
- - -Answering Phones
- - -Claiming Beds
- - -Taking a Pregnancy Test
- - -Having Baby at the Hospital
- - -Age Up with a bassinet or a cake 
- - - - - -ONLY allowed on their Birthday
- - -Pleading for Life (to Grim)



ADDING SIMS TO YOUR ACTIVE HOUSEHOLD

*All Sims that join the Active Household MUST be added using the Move In interaction
-Does not include the following
- - -Adoption
- - -Babies produced within the Active Household
- - -Alien abduction children
- - -Whispering Wishing Well acquired Sims
- - -Created Clones

Note: If a Sim you are inviting to Move In has other Household Members, you may choose to split their Household or move any number of them in (within the game constraints).  If you are choosing to Move In the entire Household, you MUST check mark "Sell All Lot Furnishings" before the Move In process is complete

*Any Simoleons that are brought when a Sim joins the Active Household, MUST be deleted immediately.  Household funds MUST be reset to the amount prior to the Sim(s) joining the Household
-Using the "testingcheats on" "Money" cheat

*Any items brought in the Personal Inventory or Family Inventory when a Sim joins the Active Household,  may be kept or sold for Simoleons 

Note:  This Challenge is not intended to Move In prior mini-challenge Household Members.
Doing so may greatly impact the challenge in negative ways



ALL ABOUT THE HEIR

*The Heir MUST be made through the WooHoo For Baby command with a Sim who is part of the Active Household and the Main Sim
-The following cannot be considered The Heir
- - -Babies produced with a Sim who is not part of the Active Household
- - -Adopted Sims
- - -Alien Abduction Babies
- - -Vampire Babies
- - -Whispering Wishing Well added Sims
- - -Sims added with the Move In interaction

*If the Main Sim should die before Woohoo For Baby is successful (resulting in pregnancy) this mini-challenge ends - considered a house challenge fail

*The Heir is considered the 1st born - even in cases with multiple births

*You may pick the Traits and the Aspiration of The Heir 
-You MUST select the Mean Trait as one of the selected traits 

*If The Heir dies or is otherwise removed from the Active Household this Mini-Challenge ends - considered a house challenge fail


A LITTLE BIT OF THIS AND THAT

*You may choose the Traits and Aspirations of any Sims in the Active Household when prompted to do so (after Age Up) 
-With exception to the Heir (See All About the Heir section)

*You may use the Form Group interaction with Non-Playable Sims (this is great for helping them build skills or perform tasks without actually controlling them)

*You may remove items out of the Non-Playable Household Sims' inventories at any time

*Death Flowers can be used by the Main Sim only
-They may NOT be dragged into any Non-Playable Sims' inventories

*You may Purchase and Manage the Restaurant in Oasis Springs
-Purchase on Main Sim only
-Any non playable Active Household members hired cannot be controlled at the workplace

*You may Purchase and Manage a Retail Lot in Magnolia Promenade
-Purchase on Main Sim only
-Any non playable Active Household members hired cannot be controlled at the workplace

*The Active Household may Create or Join Clubs at any time
-Creation on the Main Sim only

*The Main Sim in the Active Household has the choice of any career or they can remain unemployed the length of this mini-challenge 

*The use of any Mods or Custom Content is at your discretion
-ALL play testing was done with a "vanilla" game
-Using Mods or Custom Content may greatly impact the challenge in negative ways