The Sims 4

The Sims 4 Spark’d: Holiday Magic Challenge is now up!

The Sims Spark’d has a new challenge waiting for you in The Sims 4!

From November 23rd to December 14th 2020 create and submit Sims, Builds and Stories that revolve around holidays!

You’ll be able to submit your creations straight from The Sims 4’s Gallery for CAS and Build portions and upload your Storyline videos via YouTube. For a full set of information check out the rules breakdown for each category:

HOLIDAY MAGIC: STYLIST

Create four Sims living in your snow globe. Are they mystical creatures, mischevious sprites, an adventure seeking family? Style and showcase their life inside.

  • Style four Sims using the Everyday Outfit category living in a snow globe.
  • Your Sims do not have to be winter themed, so find inspiration in anything from holiday characters to mischevious troublemakers!
  • Each Sim should have a distinct personality, so try to be as original and unique as possible!

STYLIST GUIDELINES

Submission Window: 10am PST November 23 – 10am PST December 11, 2020
Voting Window: 10am PST November 30 – 10am PST December 14, 2020

  • DLC not required.
  • Sims’ ages must be toddler and up
  • Do not use the CAS Stories feature
  • No Simoleon (§) limit
  • Full edit cheat (cas.fulleditmode) and Unlockable CAS Content allowed
  • Custom Content (CC), custom thumbnails, poses, and mods are not allowed (Stylist, Builder)

HOLIDAY MAGIC: BUILDER

Imagine and create a magical snow globe world and what it would look like given a swirl.

  • Build a scene inspired by a shaken snow globe!
  • Pull inspiration from any theme, not just a winter scene. Build your world in any season and surprise us with something special!
  • What happens when you shake up your build? Are houses turned upsidedown, have structures crumbled, has a holiday wreaked havoc?

STYLIST GUIDELINES

Submission Window: 10am PST November 23 – 10am PST December 11, 2020
Voting Window: 10am PST November 30 – 10am PST December 14, 2020

  • Any gallery sorting lot size and type, in any world
  • DLC not required.
  • No Simoleon (§) limit
  • All build cheats and hidden object allowed
  • Custom Content (CC), custom thumbnails, poses, and mods are not allowed (Stylist, Builder)
  • Use of mods for building (TOOL, Red Shelf) is not permitted

HOLIDAY MAGIC: STORYTELLER

Portray what happens when Sims living in a magical snow globe are taken for a swirl. Share your Holiday Magic story!

  • Tell us a story about the world inside the snow globe, and what happens when it’s shaken up by an outside force! • How did this happen and how did it affect the Sims inside?
  • Was it an accident? Or was the chaos intentional?
  • Make your story as original or creative as possible. It can be holiday themed, fantastical, or something completely new!

STORYTELLER GUIDELINES

Submission Window: 10am PST November 23 – 10am PST December 11, 2020
Voting Window: 10am PST November 30 – 10am PST December 14, 2020

  • Must be in English or contain English subtitles
  • Must be original content created by the uploader
  • Video length cannot exceed three minutes
  • Any genre of storytelling (horror, sci-fi, romance, comedy, etc.)
  • DLC not required
  • No Simoleon (§) limit
  • Use of Custom Content (CC)/Mods for video creation is allowed only for the Storyteller Challenge (not permitted for Stylist/Builder)
  • Learn how to submit your story here

About the author

Jovan Jovic

Founder of the Sims Community website. I do plenty of things around here including writing articles such as "Top 10 Disney Princesses in The Sims", social media management, video content creation, streaming and more!