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Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: August 2nd, 2018, 7:49 pm
by Rawla
C.E.A
Get To Work is required.


You have been selected, out of thousands of applicants, to become an alien ambassador! But wait, its not as easy as it sounds. There are surprises and hard work ahead of you. Victories and set backs. Breakthroughs and failures. Are you prepared? Are your descendants? ...No? Don't worry. You have been enrolled in the Close Encounter Academy! Please read the encrypted information packets that will be sent to you via secured email in 3...2...1

Setting Up Your Base
Encryption Packet #1.1

Spoiler:
  • Normal Life Span
  • Create a YA (no occult). Gender is not restricted. Choose what you wish.
  • Aspiration and traits are not restricted. Choose what you wish.
  • Lot size and World/Neighborhood is not restricted. Choose what you wish.
  • One of the Lot traits must be: Science Lair
  • Enter the Scientist Career.

Your mission is complete when you meet one or both of these:
  1. Reach all 2.1 mission objectives (goals) found below.
  2. Your alien child reaches YA.


Alien Pride
Encryption Packet #1.2

Spoiler:
  • Move your YA alien child to a new world from the one your first generation was playing. Choice is not restricted. Choose what you wish. This is the Sim you will now be controlling.
  • Aspiration must be changed to one of those in the group: Knowledge
  • One of the Lot traits must be: Peace and Quiet
  • Career choice is not restricted.

Your mission is complete when you meet one or both of these:
  1. Reach all 2.2 mission objectives (goals) found below.
  2. Your child reaches YA.


Memorializing Heritage
Encryption Packet #1.3

Spoiler:
  • Move your YA alien child back to the same world your first generation was playing in. Choice of lot is not restricted. Choose what you wish. This is the Sim you will now be controlling.
  • Aspiration must be changed to one of those in the group: Family
  • One of the Lot traits must be: Good Schools OR Child's Play
  • Career choice is not restricted.

Your mission is complete when you meet one or both of these:
  1. Reach all 2.3 mission objectives (goals) found below.
  2. You die of old age, hopefully happy & content.


Mission Objectives
Encryption Packet #2.1

Spoiler:
  • Max the Logic Skill
  • Max the Rocket Science Skill
  • Max the Scientist Career
  • Become chosen [abducted] by the alien league 3 times.
  • (Males) Become pregnant and give birth to an alien baby via this choosing [abduction].
  • (Females) Become pregnant and give birth to an alien baby via this choosing [after alien marriage with scored wedding event].


Mission Objectives
Encryption Packet #2.2

Spoiler:
  • Build your own Rocket (upgraded fully)
  • Visit Sixam.
  • (optional)Propose marriage to an alien while on Sixam.
  • Marry an alien.
  • Try for Baby in rocketship for your first child.
  • Have an alien best friend.


Mission Objectives
Encryption Packet #2.3

Spoiler:
  • Marry a human Sim.
  • Have at least one human-looking offspring.
  • (optional)Complete one of the Family aspirations.
  • Have a human best friend.
  • Build the Close Encounters Academy/Embassy [non-residential]. Must be worth at least $100k simoleons.



Orders
Encryption Packet #3

Spoiler:
  • ALLOWED: Motherlode and other money cheats. [EXCEPT for Generation 3]
  • ALLOWED: Mods that allow females to become pregnant by alien abduction.
  • NOT Allowed: Mods that are adjusted to cause more frequent abductions or higher % of pregnancies from abductions are not allowed.
  • NOT Allowed: Mods that give skill or career advancement boosts are not allowed.
  • NOT Allowed: Youth potions or age altering items/cheats are not allowed.
  • NOT Allowed: Your Sims may not Try for Baby or Woohoo before getting married.


Performance Review
Encryption Packet #4

Spoiler:
  • +10 Maxing Logic Skill
  • +10 Maxing Rocket Skill
  • +10 Maxing Scientist Career
  • +10 Get abducted by aliens 3 times
  • +10 Have at least one alien pregnancy/baby (multiple births only count as one)
  • +5 Each additional alien pregnancy.
  • +10 Not using any money cheats
  • +10 Marry an alien
  • +5 Have an alien best friend.
  • +10 Build a Close Encounter Academy [non-residential lot]
  • +10 Visit Sixam for the first time.

Total available 100+


These Encryption packets will self-destruct in T minus 10...9...8...7...6...5...4...3...2... May the stars be with you. ...1

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: August 2nd, 2018, 9:04 pm
by simsterlyrock
This sounds fun! If you don't mind, I might try and convert it to Sims 2 so that I can play it too. :lol: Most of it would actually work fairly well...the skills are different and there's no Sixam to visit, but it might still work.

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: August 2nd, 2018, 9:05 pm
by Rawla
simsterlyrock wrote:This sounds fun! If you don't mind, I might try and convert it to Sims 2 so that I can play it too. :lol: Most of it would actually work fairly well...the skills are different and there's no Sixam to visit, but it might still work.


Go for it! :highfive:

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: August 2nd, 2018, 9:21 pm
by Rawla
I'm still fine-tuning it. I'm currently debating whether to keep the male and female objectives for an alien pregnancy. I did that because I can't remember if females can get pregnant through abductions. Anyone know?

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: August 2nd, 2018, 9:39 pm
by Livvielove
This looks fantastic! I love, love, love the theme! You're very creative! I might have to try this, I've never done the scientist career yet... though I only recently got Get to Work... :hmm:

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: August 2nd, 2018, 9:43 pm
by Rawla
Thank you very much! :blush: It would thrill me very much if you did try it.

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: August 2nd, 2018, 10:47 pm
by Mpart
This is super well done! I love the way you presented and thought it out. I think it's going to be a really fun challenge that a lot of people will enjoy. Once I eventually cave in and get Get to Work, it's going on my list of things I shall do. :bounce:

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: August 3rd, 2018, 5:00 am
by mojot89
Another challenge to add to my growing list... lol

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: August 3rd, 2018, 3:50 pm
by Rawla
I've begun to test-play this challenge for myself. I wanted to share my Sim I made for it. His name is Prince Avalos.
Spoiler:
Image

Nerd Brain
-Genius
-Cheerful
-Self-Assured

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: August 3rd, 2018, 4:51 pm
by Livvielove
He's cute, I can't wait to see how the challenge turns out for him!

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: August 3rd, 2018, 5:05 pm
by Rawla
Thanks Livvie! I'm playtesting with him so might not be sharing an actual story/thread this time. I'll try to make a few updates on this thread from time to time.

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: August 4th, 2018, 8:37 am
by Rawla
Prince Avalos has a few promotions already and has built his rocket. He's working on upgrading it now. He still lives in a tiny box of a home.

I failed. (The discussion we had, not the challenge) He won. He demanded I tell his story instead of just playtesting with him, soooo... http://www.boolprop.net/viewtopic.php?f=171&t=4188

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: August 11th, 2018, 1:23 pm
by Rawla
What went from playtest only to story, now became SimNo material. How did Prince Avalos talk me into this? :fisty: lol

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: September 2nd, 2018, 12:14 am
by jcampbell
The challenge sounds really fun! Great job :thup:

This is something I will definitely try once things have slowed down for me a bit.

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: September 2nd, 2018, 7:57 am
by Rawla
jcampbell wrote:The challenge sounds really fun! Great job :thup:

This is something I will definitely try once things have slowed down for me a bit.


Thanks! Have fun. :highfive:

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: September 28th, 2018, 10:55 am
by Rawla
I got another update to my story out. I couldn't find a bus in the Sims game, so sorry for the non-Sim pic. Will try to do one next update. C.E.A. Prince Avalos update

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: September 29th, 2018, 9:36 pm
by Jenn
Rawla wrote:I'm still fine-tuning it. I'm currently debating whether to keep the male and female objectives for an alien pregnancy. I did that because I can't remember if females can get pregnant through abductions. Anyone know?


You can only if you set it in MCCC to allow female abduction pregnancies.

I'm on the 2nd set of objectives. I find that if you use the +5 Each additional alien pregnancy, you can top 100 points.

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: September 30th, 2018, 12:10 am
by Rawla
Jenn wrote:
Rawla wrote:I'm still fine-tuning it. I'm currently debating whether to keep the male and female objectives for an alien pregnancy. I did that because I can't remember if females can get pregnant through abductions. Anyone know?


You can only if you set it in MCCC to allow female abduction pregnancies.

I'm on the 2nd set of objectives. I find that if you use the +5 Each additional alien pregnancy, you can top 100 points.



I guess MCCC is the only way for females then (by abduction). Good to know. Thanks Jenn. You're coming along nicely! xD

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: September 30th, 2018, 9:56 am
by jcampbell
I am gearing up to start this challenge and had a question ...
For the lot traits, can you only have the one specified for that gen or can you use 3 lot traits as long as one trait is the required one?

Re: Close Encounter Academy [TS4]

PostPosted: September 30th, 2018, 2:09 pm
by Jenn
I just did the second option you mentioned. I made sure the required lot trait was there and filled the other two with random stuff.

Speaking of, my next kids have just turned teen. I have not decided who will take over yet. Right now, the push from toddler to teen was exhausting. With the final goals all family related, I'm probably going to slack off and let them be teens.

As soon as this is done, I'll make a post for the updates.