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The Sims 4 Get Famous: All About Reputation

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One of the big factors in being a celebrity in The Sims 4 Get Famous is earning your reputation. Now your reputation can be one of two things. Either positive or negative. Regardless of which way your Sims reputation sways there are several different levels to each.

Reputation doesn’t directly depend on the actions that your Sims carry out but how the world around your Sim sees those actions and even who those actions are towards and mainly will affect your Sims public image.

One thing that SimGuruGraham touched upon in the Fame & Reputation Livestream is that although the way the reputation system works like the golden rules in The Sims 4 Get Famous, your sim would treat other Sims how they would want to be treated.

The Sims 4 Get Famous: All About Reputation

For example, if your Sim donated money to a good cause that would be noticed and then your Sim would receive a positive reputation from doing that action.

On the other hand, if your Sim was to perform mean interactions and then get into a fight with another Sim in public and there is a lot of people around to see it then your Sim would gain negative reputation.

To find out what your Sims reputation level and also fame level is just head over to the Simology menu at the bottom right-hand corner of your screen.

The Sims 4 Get Famous: All About Reputation

As you can see although this Sim is a Global Superstar she has a neutral reputation. This is where all Sims reputation starts and this is where you will see what level of reputation your Sim has.

But what are the different levels of Reputation?


With a neutral reputation, other sims won’t be predisposed to feeling any particular way about you.


With a good reputation, word is starting to spread that you’re a kind person. When you introduce yourself to other Sims, there’s a chance that you’ll immediately form a stronger starting friendship.


Other Sims will love to have someone with your positive reputation around. They’ll reach out to you with various special opportunities via your phone. When you host a party, everyone will be thrilled to attend, which will help you achieve gold level rewards during events. A great reputation can improve your love life as well – romantic introductions have a chance of strating off with a heightened romance.


A pristine reputation is as good as it gets! Passing by other Sims will elicit frinedly waves, friends will be more forgiving of any of your social miscues, and everyone’s life is brightened by your prescence. You can also host Charity Benefit parties – a posh event for gathering do-gooders to raise funds for excellent causes.

The Sims 4 Get Famous: All About Reputation


Word is starting to spread that you aren’t a kind person. New Sims that you introduce yourself to may have already determined that they aren’t interested in becoming your friend.

That said, there are other Sims out there that you can befriend.. Sims who have similarly bad reputations, or those that are Evil or Mean, may find your company perfectly pleasant.


An awful reputation isn’t all bad… Keep an eye on your phone; you’ll occasionally recieve intruiging opportunities from other Sims of ill repute. And while Sims are less inclined to respond well to romantic introductions from you, don’t fret. Friends may be willing to set you up on a blind date with other similary cruel Sims


An atrocious reputation can elicit strong negative reactions from other Sims that you pass in public. There’s one simple trick to countering people’s pereception of you though, and that’s bribery. Bribe other Sims for their friendship, or bribe your boss to boost your career. Some Sims will adore you just as you are though, and those nefarious ne’er-do-wells are just the types you’ll want to invite to the Lampoon Parties that someone of your poor stature can host. They’re a great gathering for all of society’s outcasts, so you’ll feel right at home.

The Sims 4 Get Famous: All About Reputation


The way you will know if your Sims have gained positive or negative reputation is easy. Similarly to when you gain or loose friendship you’ll see either a small green smiley face with wings when you earn a positive reputation or a small red evil smiley face with horns when you earn negative reputation. Depending on how you want your Sim to be seen in the celebrity world earning the reputation you want may seem like hard work to start with but it will soon become second nature.

That’s it for reputation in The Sims 4 Get Famous. Let us know what kind of reputation your Sims will have when they step into celebrity life in Del Sol Valley. Also, you can check out all the latest article for The Sims 4 Get Famous by clicking here. Are you ready for it?

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Hey, I'm Krista! Long time Simmer and Sims Community Staff. You'll usually find me hanging out in our Discord, in-game or creating articles!

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