Good luck with your version of the challenge, from the Simmer who has over 100 custom skins and an eye colour for nearly every day of the year and still has very few that could pass for human genetics.
PS. I was wondering if any of you guys knew some good blender tutorials for the sims 2? Or should I try lurking elsewhere?
EDIT: I now have a website... You can check it out if you like, but nothing much is on there yet, I don't even have a proper name for it
I am still playing the neanderthal era first generation and now transistioning into the next section of Neanderthals. I am playing this challenge with the mash-up that Starsaphire has developed. I still have my cave clan living in their apartment caves. The teens are still going to school, fishing, learning how to garden, and dance. I have created a Witch Doctor and Gypsy Woman to live among the caves for storyline purposes only.
So far Generation 1 are passing away and leaving their young teens alone to fend for themselves. The oldest teens have moved out of the fold and in search for a better place to survive the harsh droubt and famine that has befallen their cave area. Since the first 2 born of each family are girls (go figure) they are waiting for the rest of the group to catch up in age to start their next generation mfamilies.
I am now finished with my Easter Weekend family Baby Shower and my kitty Coco is now stable and feeling better. I now can play ATOT full steam ahead.
Now all we need is Starsaphire to come back from her many daily activities to join us again. (I might give her a jingle and see what she is up too).
I hope to follow you here now. See ya soon.
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But it is just too interesting and complete and ... interesting ^^ So I had to get back to my old Sims 2 and see if I can play for more than two or three generations.
I created the families last evening, but I've only played with four of them(for a week with each).I'll post some photos of them later (I had to recreate one of the families, because I forgot to make them spouses ^^" ), but I'll give the names now ^^ (I had to write them on a piece of paper, because they are too complicated XD )
Silas and Nasrin Afia, with Skin 1.Their first born, Adaeze.
Enkidu and Olinda Chidi, with Skin 1.Their first born, Esi.
Gunju and Neka Desta, with Skin 4.Their first born, Arawn.
Adripin and Zerdali Ime, with Skin 1(Adripin) and 4(Zerdali).Their first born, Nahele, with Skin 4.
Emem and Eniola Kgosi, with Skin 4.
Well, it's hard, because I was used to Sims 3 and now all the things are a lot more complicated, but I really like this challenge and I wanna get faster to the Dark Ages and Victorian times ^^
Lady Scarlet, much as I hate T'S'3, I also welcome you to our little challenge community. I'm VT, the official Weird One here.
Anyway, I hate to put a downer on things already, but my game has officially exploded on me. However, all is not lost... (OK, my hood is. But apart from that.)
A new ToTM is coming this way - same mutant future, different Sims, and to keep the memory of the old one alive I may have some of the kids from it as my second-gen add-ins. This one will take place in the city that my original ToTM Sims left, at around the same time as that one started. This time I'd like to give it a flavour similar to 'The Tribe' one of my all-time favourite TV shows - which means I may be taking a few liberties with the challenge itself.
Well, off to plan!
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The Afia family.Now they have 3 children: Adaeze, Ama and Dayo.
This is Nasrin.
And her husband, Silas.
The Chidi family has only 1 child, but there will be more soon.
His wife, Olinda.
Desta family has one son, Arawn.
Ime family.This is the most amazing family from my game.The husband has Skin 1 and the wife has Skin 4, but their second child is ... more like an Albino-child(her skin is almost as white as the paper).I'll post a picture of her when she'll be a teenager.
His wife, Zerdali.
And the last ones, the Kgosis.
And the husband, Emem.
Well, here they are ^^ Hope you like them.
I've been playing completely hands off, only telling sims to eat if they're about to die, and only directing someone to garden if they have a want to gain a skill point. I really love how simple, almost childlike the sims feel due to the lifestyle they have. In terms of romance it's been pretty cool - I have jealousy set to 'if married only,' and I only marry them if they both have a want to. I only have one married pair at the moment, and I only have one other monogamous relationship. I then have two threesomes... it's pretty cool really. Due to this what I'm doing with surnames for children is "mother's surname'father's surname." I quite like the combination - so far I have Shah'lea, Mo'lea, Zeezee'smo, Ka'flo, Mor'rou... and one day there might be a Zeezee'huo, if the poor dude ever manages to beat the woman's other partner to it. I figure the children of the next generation will drop the approstraphe (eg. Shalea) and the one after that will evolve it again somehow.. etc.
If Starsapphire happens to drop by... I'd love to hear even vague thoughts of what you were planning for other stages of the challenge, even if it's just a one sentence concept.
VT, Anna, and all the new Simmers. I am glad to be able to join you all here.
I am happily updating my weebly website this weekend. I am now at the point in my game where all my Gen 2 Neanderthals ( I call Cavesims) are all adults. All their parents (formerly Gen 1) are all gone. I am now ready to start my new adventure in the Mash-up of splitting them up into 2 clans. I have 7 couples in the Sha-Ka'ani Sea tribe, and 7 couples in the Sha-Ka'ari Sand tribe. I have them all paired up and ready to date and mate. I still do not know if I will have them get married yet, after all there were not any clergy back then yet. So I will be having a great time watching the fights and mating ritual going on. I have added a community lot to each 'hood so they have a chance to meet each other. I know they are not supposed to have contact with outside townies, I feel that I can control them on the community lots by not engaging them in any contact. I also had Corth the android come down from the space ship to take CT-4700 away with him back to Kystran. (she was Challen and Tedras ailen baby) I had fun with her for a time.
I have introduced 2 new charater sims to my clans for story purposes and moved them into the apt caves. Zorah the Old Gypsy Woman and Mumba the Witch Doctor (young male adult). They were supposed to have walk on parts in my story only but I liked Mumba so well, and so did my single female Martame, I decided to add him into the new Sea tribe.
I posted all the new storylines in my weebly webpage yesterday, now I am adding the construction and family album to the new section. You can cruise my site by going to Debestfriend4u.Weebly.com
I am excited to start playing my couples on their new individual lots. My plan for this group will be a contest to see who can build the bigest house, most beautiful landscape, and earn enough funds to become the leader of each tribe. My biggest challenge will be not have all the lots look the same. I like cookie cutter lots to hop between.
Well, I have to get back to my weebly webpage. I am so excited. I will peek at this from time to time this week to catch up on my reading your comments .
Im confused. I started this challenge before you Deb and your founders are already dead? Mine are just turning into elders this turn.
VT, I love your website. What a great beginning....oh wait, your neighborhood exploded? Oh no. I too experienced the magic lullaby at the hammock, but it didn't seem too much of an issue....but when I moved some of my sims to other apartments, their ghosts stayed on until I moved new tenants into their old apartments. No doubt about it, the apartments are a little glitchy. I've slowly matched everyone up in gen one (mostly because I wanted to capture some of the father's last names too) and all the couples are living on their own little lots.....and no more glitches....but no more zillions of fish either. I loved your sims and hope you can keep on playing them. (Still snickering at " Baby Squad Powers Activate").
Talia, you've got the most gorgeous sims ever! Loved seeing Elias (did I get the name right?) popping up EVERYWHERE. He is sooo cute and such a love-bug...how can you be mad at someone stealing the hearts of all the male heirs when it's Elias....think I'll just rename him Awesome. And I see you've already started creating that spooky lot where all sims should beware of things going bump in the night, with flies coming out to claim the lives of all living sims. Seems like the perfect creature breeding ground to me. LOL OMG, you have a black widow, an orphan raised to new heights, and all sorts of wonderfully diverse things going on in your game. I am green wit envy! Congrats on starting the new round!
Debs thanks for the email last week, which let me know that so much was still happening with this game! Call or text me anytime. Congrats on starting on Gen 2. I know, I know, we've been IMing all day, but still wanted to say how excited I am that you are beginning the mashup of gen 2. No worries, we'll get gen 3 up pretty soon.
*Waives energetically at all the new players* I've got some time on my hands for the next couple of weeks. I'm going to devote it to gardening and ToTM playing. Woot!
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I'm sure they know that about the Neanderthals; somebody just liked the sound of it better than the alternatives. If I ever did this I'd call it "Neolithic," as that's when the agricultural revolution occurred; all hunting/gathering with a little casual horticulture before then. But I'm a prehistory geek.
I'll try to get as much work done on my website as possible... maybe I'll create a site for each of my hoods, and link to all of them from the base site. Don't know if I can actually do that but I'll try. It might be just the thing I need to get me out of panic mode (there's a Major Event coming up on one of the few non-Sim-related sites I frequent, and the computer geek I am has spent the last month flapping around in a panic over it - pretty dumb, huh?)
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I just realised how long it's been since I posted and thought I'd wave excitedly at you all - I'm still here! I have Neanderthal simmies in the background hurling rocks, mud, and verbal abuse to boot at me because they've been stuck in "almost at Roman Era OMG" limbo for the last month...or so >_> time sure does fly fast huh! ^_^ I have a huge editing project in the other non-sims world (you know, that same world that involves bills and taxes and what not bleh) in between working six days a week - so they've been a little...abandoned? *innocent* If I don't avoid them I get no work done - you know what I mean right? Right?! *in hysterics now from lack of simmies*
I hope you had a wonderful time in Rome - did she say Rome?! (excited anyway) - Anna! I'd like pics too! No pics? Go back and take some then! LoL I'm so envious, I would love to visit Rome, Venice while I'm at it, those islands down the bottom, oh heck let's throw in Greece and the rest of the mediterranean while we're about it! Pfft. Once upon a time... (back to reality now) Looking forward to seeing how your sims entertained you on your first day back; aren't they fantastic? Sims are awesome.
So good to see you again Star! I thought we had lost you but it seems you were just busy. Elias the Awesome has caught himself another fan - it's contagious right?! He's just too lovable! Some sims should be illegal, seriously >_> He was a lot of fun, but I had a very strange - though amusing - Round 11 that has me gnawing off my fingernails now at what to do next - and as I say that I'm thinking too myself "you say that every round and they always surprise you!" totally true.
I can't keep up with all the messages! @[email protected] Debs you are a pocket rocket at these challenges for sure! I only wish we were doing the same version so I could borrow *cough steal* some ideas for later gens as I'm sure you're going to leap ahead soon enough. It's such a fun challenge isn't it? ^_^
What was that about VT's game imploding? Does that mean no more mutant apocalyptic style sims? ;_; taliah is so sad now; I was really getting into that. Ganbatte, VT! Do your best!
That was all >_> *twiddles thumbs*....I am so not procrastinating in getting back to work - honest! *halo slips*
I hope to get back to my neanderthal simmies soon, and I'm always looking in here to see what's happening - forums are so much fun! Adieu~
So far I could, out of 5 families with a total of 11 kids, only raise 2 to child and save them by throwing water balloons at them. This challenge is a lot harder then I thought, although it makes it more realistic: back in the Neanderthal-era most kids died in their first 3 years due to bad healthcare.
Is that Talilah and Star? Wow, you sure have been away for a while. I quite understand about working 6 and 7 days a week. I used to do that once a long time ago.
Star finally read her emails to see my distress call, Welcome back from real life, We sure have missed you and Taliah.
Anna, did you say Rome? Wow I bet you had a great trip.
VT, did your Hood explode from a photon bomb? out of frustration? I have that happen to me a lot. My hood changes almost daily.
Taliah, I thought you knew, I am a professional Simmer. I have no life sitting here in the middle of this tiny little town in the Nevada Desert all day long with my senior citizen husband who loves to watch the TV all day long. This leaves me the computer to putter around with. I am sure my Sims love me a lot with all the attention I can give them.
I am not that far along, I am only starting gen 2 as adults in the first era. I slowed way down to let Star catch up so she can come up with the next era rules and guidelines.
Well, my Weebly site is up to date, I converted the Sea clan campground into a nice park, now I am off to try to figure out a new idea I had building multi level tree houses for my Sea Clan.
Hugs till next time, Debs