This scenario requires you to start with a family with one teen, one child and at least one sim who is young adult and over. They are able to start with a home, however my twist is that they will be starting on an empty lot and only the 500 simoleons the aliens left them.
I am doing the scenario with the Cope family, two young adults and their two children, i.e. one teen and one child. Gallery link
Recap of the goals shown in the screenshots:
- Have 15,000 simoleons (the aliens take all but 500 simoleons)
- Raise Child’s grade to an A
- Raise Teen’s grade to an A
- Complete and aspiration with the Child Sim
- Group Cook Together
- Have the Teen Sim get a Part-Time job
- Hire a Nanny
As I mentioned, my sims will be starting on an empty lot, so their additional goal will be to build a home. Extra goals will be to furnish it with all the basics needed for a sim to live and to still have 15,000 after doing that.
Notes on Starting Grades:
I’ve noticed while playing that if you choose the option to start with a new household, your teen and child will start as C students. However if you start with a household already placed in the world, the teen and child start as F students. I wasn’t aware of that when I started this scenario, so my teen and child got the easier start by being C students. I expect they should be consistent so have created a bug report for that. If you notice the same thing, head over to EA AHQ and add a ‘Me Too’ to the report.
In Game Families that Meet Scenario Guidelines:
In case you’re curious, I took a look to see what existing families can be used for the new Aliens Stole My Parents scenario. This is across all packs released to date, and can easily be seen by looking in other families in manage household, but I thought I’d share.
Are there any families here that interest you to try the scenario out with? I tried playing the Goth household just for fun, though in my renovated version of their home, after I removed the garden plants I had added and a few other skill building items. I shared the results in my Facebook group.
- Willowcreek – Goths (harkens back to the lore of Bella being abducted in past Sims)
- Windenburg – Bjergsen & Munch (two families)
- Mount Komorebi – Ito
- Tartosa – Laurent
- Copperdale – Prescott (however, I would avoid this family as playing this household removes the mom as principal!)
Note there are a couple of households with more than one teen and a child, or one teen and two children, but they don’t fit the scenario.
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