Orphanage Challenge

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Should more bullets be added to the varying difficulty levels?

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    You Can Only Control One Sim

    NOTE:I do not know if this was already thought of, please don't yell at me. Also, I only have Supernatural and Ambitions expansion packs. If there are other items that I should note in the rules, please let me know

    In this challenge, the only Sim you are allowed to control is the house mother. You live in a house with 6 orphan children, ages 6-10. Your job throughout this challenge is to keep the house in tip-top shape, and keep the children happy and healthy, avoiding "CPS" showing up. You will lead them to their potential futures, and hope that they lead a good life all because of you.


    Rules
    [Cheats]
    • The ONLY cheat you may use is [motherlode] once! (just to get necessary items)​
    • You MAY NOT use any other cheat, especially ones to boost your chance of winning quickly (skill boosters)​
    [Boosters]
    • You cannot give the children elixirs (enlightenment, vial of bliss, skill booster, wish enhancer)​
    • You cannot be a fairy or witch and cast spells on the children​
    • You CAN NOT have a Bonehilda coffin on the premises!!!​
    [Housing]
    • You MUST have enough beds and seating arrangements for the children!​
    • Children can only handle kid stoves to make muffins, so you must have the necessary appliances to make meals for them​
    [Depending on what expansion packs you have]
    • Laundry appliances are recommended, as you can not leave the house to go to the laundromat​
    [House Mother]
    • You CANNOT use lifetime happiness to boost her health (hardly hungry, steel bladder) or skills (multitasker)​
    • You cannot leave the house (or hire a babysitter)​
    • Do not let the children leave after curfew* (given with school and such, idk why they would anyway)​
    • You may have her acquire a hobby in her free time to earn some money (writing, painting, inventing, sculpting)​

    *8:00pm

    Setting Up
    • Lifespan of house mother may be as large as you want
    • Child lifespan must be set to full (2 weeks)
    • Teen lifespan must be set to full (4 weeks)
    • You do not have to have birthday parties for them, but it'd be a nice finale


    [STEP 1]
    • Select whichever town you wish, though Sunset Valley is ideal
    • In Create a Sim, start the list off with a human house mother, preferably young adult (male or female)
    • Add six children with varying appearances and traits [you may make it strictly male or female (or mixed) and can give them uniforms, though it is not recommended]
    • For an interesting twist, you can have a child with clashing traits (snob/friendly)
    • You may have some children be siblings, though it is highly discouraged if you desire the full effect of the challenge
    • The house mother is not related to any of them!

    [STEP 2]
    • Purchase an empty lot that does not exceed 50x50 - 45x55, etc.
    • Build a home with no more than two floors (must be finished (painted))
    • Include all necessary appliances
    • You may have more than one bathroom if you have enough money
    • The children do not have to have their own rooms. It may be two per room, or strictly boys or girls
    • Have living quarters for the house mother (a bed, etc.)
    • You must have child-friendly skill boosting items

    [STEP 3]
    • Care for the children and keep them in good health
    • "Serving" meals is ideal, as it would provide food for all of them
    • Help them with their homework and tutor them
    • Keep the house in decent shape
    • You may not have anyone else move in
    • While the children are at school, it is recommended you leave the house to shop or socialize to keep up your social bar and prevent the Stir Crazy moodlet

    [WINNING]
    Make it the full two weeks with children at optimal health, and be in good terms with them. Lead them to a good life

    [LOSING]
    The children are killed or taken away, or simply disobey you to the point of running away
    If this happens, you must start over, or choose a different challenge​


    [EASY]
    • use "motherlode" cheat once to get house in order
    • win the challenge by having a successful 2 weeks

    [NORMAL]
    • use "motherlode" cheat once to get house in order
    • raise children through teen years to young adults

    [HARD]
    • only allowed household funds
    • raise children to young adults




    Motherlode Cheat: (Ctrl + Shift + C) motherlode (Enter)
     

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