Thursday, February 2, 2017

The Drifter Challenge House 024 - Rules

HOW TO PLAY
House 024 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
- - - -The Rattlesnake Juice bar may be a Karaoke Bar
Willow Creek - Base Game
-All previously Placed or Built 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
- - - -The Spa placed on Pique Hearth Residential Lot is an exception
- - - -The Cafe' places on Movers And Shakers Community Lot is an exception
- - - -The Pool placed on Magnolia Blossom Community Lot is an exception
Newcrest - Added To Base Game
-All 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 023 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 023 will become the Main Sim for the length of this mini-challenge

*You begin this House Mini-Challenge with the Main Sim.  All Sims in the Active Household will be playable 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 Afluista Mansion Residential Lot in Oasis Springs and evict any Sims that may reside on the Lot
-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
-Bulldoze the Movers And Shakers Community Lot
-Place or Build a Cafe' on the Movers And Shakers Community Lot - For those players that do not own Get Together Expansion Pack, just leave this lot blank or you may build any of the pre-existing Community Lot types here
-Bulldoze the Magnolia Blossom Community Lot
-Place or Build a Pool on the Magnolia Blossom Community Lot - For those players that do not own Get Together Expansion Pack, just leave this lot blank or you may build another 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
-All 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
-All 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)
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
-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 the Main Sim.  All Sims in the Active Household will be playable 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 - Long
- - -Can be (and has been) done on normal lifespan for those that like a more difficult challenge



WHERE TO START AND LAST MINUTE PREPARATIONS

**Moving In**
*Move the Main Sim to the Afluista Mansion Residential Lot using Manage Worlds
-Oasis Springs
-Lot Size 50x50

**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 024

**Building on the Active Home Lot**
*Create your dream home

**Goals during game play**
*Complete the Successful Lineage Aspiration

-If any Main Goal was not reached prior to the Main Sim's death 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 (or Karaoke Bar)
-The Solar Flare lounge
-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)
-Municipal Muses museum
-Willow Creek Archive library
-Movers And Shakers Community Lot (Cafe')
-Magnolia Blossom Community Lot (Pool)
-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
-Quad Manor library
-Hare And Hedgehog cafe'
-South Square Coffee cafe'
-Bathe De Rill pool
-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
-Casba Gallery arts center
-Stargazer Lounge lounge
-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 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 a 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



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

*Moving in any Sims that are the Vampire race is not allowed

*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




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)

*Death Flowers can be used by any of the Active Household Sims

*The Active Household may purchase and manage the Restaurant in Oasis Springs

*The Active Household may purchase and manage ANY of the Retail lots in Magnolia Promenade

*The Active Household may create or join Clubs at any time

*The Sims in the Active Household have 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