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Decades Challenge

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  • BeckkaL7BeckkaL7 Posts: 1 New Member
    So, I've started this and I'm up to the 1900s (nearly) after about five months of starting it (don't know how y'all play so quickly) and I was just wondering what to do with my original Sim? Do I move her out if I don't want her or do I have to keep her until she dies?
  • CheerfulTulipCheerfulTulip Posts: 13 New Member
    BeckkaL7 wrote: »
    So, I've started this and I'm up to the 1900s (nearly) after about five months of starting it (don't know how y'all play so quickly) and I was just wondering what to do with my original Sim? Do I move her out if I don't want her or do I have to keep her until she dies?

    idk about everyone else, but I'm doing it 2 sim days to a year so that by the time a child is ten (supposing they're born at the start of a decade) its the next decade. So, 20 days to a decade. v(0-0)v
  • KittyHaze88KittyHaze88 Posts: 54 Member
    how long is a Decade again?
  • naninani Posts: 1,986 Member
    I like the idea but how do i get a cowplant
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    i just wanna die today, i just wanna die.

    If i stay, you stay. Don't give up on yourself.
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  • AwesomeBunny101AwesomeBunny101 Posts: 14 New Member
    Im trying this out but a version that would suit england more :P like change Korean & Vietnam war to Maylayan Wars :)
  • princesspatty1983princesspatty1983 Posts: 7 New Member
    I love this idea! I've started this and so far is awesome!
  • princesspatty1983princesspatty1983 Posts: 7 New Member
    > @nani said:
    > I like the idea but how do i get a cowplant

    you get it by fishing or gardening. I usually find it pretty easy by fishing in the lake in Oasis Springs! Hope that helps!
  • princesspatty1983princesspatty1983 Posts: 7 New Member
    so excited just made it to 1900's!! woot!!! woot!!!
  • scissorgladescissorglade Posts: 2 New Member
    i am confused. what does roll a dice for the cowplant mean?
  • joRN1414joRN1414 Posts: 394 Member
    This is interesting! I might just try this one.
    "Life is like a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death!" -Auntie Mame
  • joRN1414joRN1414 Posts: 394 Member
    > @scissorglade said:
    > i am confused. what does roll a dice for the cowplant mean?

    Hi scissorglade. "Roll Dice for cowplant" in the instructions just means that once you have a cowplant, you pick the Sim to 'live' or 'die'. You take one die and roll it. If the number rolled is odd the Sim dies (dies in war/fed to Cowplant) if the number rolled is even the Sim lives (comes back from war) and takes on one of the traits listed.

    Did that help?
    "Life is like a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death!" -Auntie Mame
  • scissorgladescissorglade Posts: 2 New Member
    > @joRN1414 said:
    > > @scissorglade said:
    > > i am confused. what does roll a dice for the cowplant mean?
    >
    > Hi scissorglade. "Roll Dice for cowplant" in the instructions just means that once you have a cowplant, you pick the Sim to 'live' or 'die'. You take one die and roll it. If the number rolled is odd the Sim dies (dies in war/fed to Cowplant) if the number rolled is even the Sim lives (comes back from war) and takes on one of the traits listed.
    >
    > Did that help?

    yes, thank you.
  • CuteCoffeeGalCuteCoffeeGal Posts: 90 Member
    I just started playing this challenge on my new YouTube channel! I did a bit of a rules update to make it a bit more immersive and to incorporate some of the newer packs. I also created a scoring spreadsheet that you can copy and use for yourself!

    Link to revised rules (and spreadsheet): http://bit.ly/2yxyC68

    I'm in 1892 right now, and we just had our first birth!
    Check out my Sims YouTube channel: CAS, Speed Builds, and Let's Plays - I'm currently playing the Decades Challenge! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO_PFw-36LdCW5GZeiPSBVw/
    Gallery ID: CuteCoffeeGal
    Twitter: @CuriousLindsey
  • Kawaii_Gamer_PlaysKawaii_Gamer_Plays Posts: 2 New Member
    I've been doing this in the Sims 3 and i'm currently in the 1910's. So far i've had two girls and a boy so i've been preparing for WWI. I'm planning to send the boy to Scouting club, boarding school, and finally have him join the army career. I dont have cc so i cant get a cowplant any ideas of how i simulate death? Anyway this is a great challenge!
  • flutegirl_132flutegirl_132 Posts: 140 Member
    I'm going to give this a try soon!
  • flutegirl_132flutegirl_132 Posts: 140 Member
    I've been working on gathering CC for this, though right now I've just focused primarily on the first couple of generations. It's a struggle for sure, and most of my focus has been on clothing! I think what's making me struggle is just finding things that suit the specific era; and I'm no history major, lol. Like, fashion from 1890-1910 seems fairly similar, which I guess can be a good thing. I find it a little frustrating because I want to be able to differentiate better x_x I wish I could link what I have found for others.
    Sims Resource is always my go-to, but I was very disappointed in the lack of options there. So for the most part I've been using historicalsimslife.blogspot. Her CC is gorgeous, though tailored more for the History challenge. She also has a few mesh links to a other relevant pieces!
  • flutegirl_132flutegirl_132 Posts: 140 Member
    I just started playing this challenge on my new YouTube channel! I did a bit of a rules update to make it a bit more immersive and to incorporate some of the newer packs. I also created a scoring spreadsheet that you can copy and use for yourself!

    Link to revised rules (and spreadsheet): http://bit.ly/2yxyC68

    I'm in 1892 right now, and we just had our first birth!

    I really love the aging and time passing system you have! I'm going to try to follow that along with most of those modifications~
  • TRNDSSTRTRNDSSTR Posts: 1 New Member
    At what time are sims allowed to marry out of their ethnicity?
  • flutegirl_132flutegirl_132 Posts: 140 Member
    TRNDSSTR wrote: »
    At what time are sims allowed to marry out of their ethnicity?

    1960's :)
  • GermanSimmerGermanSimmer Posts: 10 New Member
    Hi guys, I love this challenge. The idea is amazing. Has anyone acutally finished it?
    I'm planning to do something similar. But I am going to change the setting, so it it's setting is in Europe/Germany.
  • flutegirl_132flutegirl_132 Posts: 140 Member
    Hi guys, I love this challenge. The idea is amazing. Has anyone acutally finished it?
    I'm planning to do something similar. But I am going to change the setting, so it it's setting is in Europe/Germany.

    I've only just started it, but I'm doing something similar with a European style setting. I've been using Windenburg, because it's perfect for it!
  • flutegirl_132flutegirl_132 Posts: 140 Member
    Is anyone posting a record of their challenge or making a story out of it?
  • CuteCoffeeGalCuteCoffeeGal Posts: 90 Member
    Is anyone posting a record of their challenge or making a story out of it?

    I am currently in 1907! I've been recording my challenges on YouTube - here's the link to the playlist!

    Check out my Sims YouTube channel: CAS, Speed Builds, and Let's Plays - I'm currently playing the Decades Challenge! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO_PFw-36LdCW5GZeiPSBVw/
    Gallery ID: CuteCoffeeGal
    Twitter: @CuriousLindsey
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