Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Drifter Challenge - House 012 - Rules

HOW TO PLAY
House 012 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
-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 011 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 011 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 Nookstone Residential Lot and evict any Sims that may be there
-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
- - - -The Rattlesnake Juice bar may be a Karaoke Bar
Willow Creek - Base Game
-Bulldoze the Pique Hearth Residential Lot and evict any Sims that may be there
-Place or Build a Spa on the 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 - 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 (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 
-You MUST select the Mean Trait as one of the selected traits 
- - -If you download a Sim, make sure that they do not have any Skills or extra Traits gained (could have 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 Nookstone Residential Lot using Manage Worlds
-Oasis Springs
-Lot Size 20x15

**Extra Prep**
*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 012

**Building on the Active Home Lot**
*Create a 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom home worth at least $50k Simoleons (after Depreciation)
-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 Friend Of The World Aspiration

*Declare another Sim an Enemy
-Then raise your relationship with that Sim from Enemy to BFF

*Engage and win five fights with your Main Sim
-Each won fight must be with a different Sim opponent

*Produce and raise an Heir to the Young Adult life stage
-The Heir will become the Main Sim in the 13th House Mini-Challenge
-Upon reaching this milestone you must stop game play if you are continuing on to House 013 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

Anytime that the Main Sim chooses to travel the entire Household MUST go with them, the length of this mini-challenge.  Additionally, if your Active Household has a baby on their Home Lot, travel is restricted since the baby is part of the Household, but cannot 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 (or Karaoke 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 they host
*San Myshuno
-Myshuno Meadows park
-Sky Fitness gym
-Planet Honey Pop! karaoke bar
-Waterside Warble karaoke bar
-Any Festival locations the Household Sims are 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 you're joining a Sim for a birth
-Sixam 

*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

*Allow any of the Active Household Sims to have a job the length of this mini-challenge
-Any Sims that join the Active Household and are employed, must quit their jobs

*Join or create any Clubs the length of this mini-challenge
-Any Sims that join the Active Household and are part of any Clubs, must leave them

*Have a playable characters be/become a Vampire

*Purchase the Incredibly Friendly trait from the Rewards Store

*Wish For Romance via the Whispering Wishing Well

*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):
-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 

*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)

*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 NOT Purchase or Manage the Restaurant in Oasis Springs

*You may NOT Purchase or Manage a Retail Lot in Magnolia Promenade

*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