5.11: Baby Boom

Since we’ll have a lot of kids soon, I decided to download a different version of the park. It’s been the same for generations. Time to spice it up a bit.

I think the park I downloaded has ALL the skill activity items on it, it’s a bit overloaded. I might tone it down a bit after I gave it a run in gameplay. There’s certainly something for everybody in there. Might not be a bad thing. There’s so much stuff, one can basically live there indefinitely. It still keeps to the original layout mostly.

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Isn’t he just precious?

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Leonid discovers new talents. Yes, he’s old but he’s the long-lived trait so he will stick around for a while.

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There was a fight Veer had to break up in the city.

I discovered though that in order to complete his aspiration I have to switch his job to Entertainer. It fits his personality better, anyway. The cop profession works fine, but it doesn’t fit Veer. I think I will get another Sim to be a detective and Veer can work on his jokes.

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Andrej’s evening walk got cut short by his mother.

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Silvia checks out the new mirror in the painting room.

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Everybody is hanging out in the kids room while the kid is asleep.

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Later, Andrej comes out to see what the commotion in the front yard is about. We’re having another picture sale. I just LOVE yard sales. It’s like running your own shop without all the hassle.

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Just a couple of minutes later Kira returns from work early. The baby is coming.

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I understand her look of “what have I gotten myself into”. Been there myself.

Since everybody is at work, we’ll stop the yard sale and take Anvi to the hospital with us. She’s sort of a honorary grandmother anyway.

Long story short, it’s a boy and his name is Stanislav, short form Stan.

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Andrej is very angry about Stan. Apparently he never wanted a brother. Well, tough. You have to deal with it. As the heir of a legacy challenge, you will have to deal with a lot of things you probably don’t like.

Here’s pretty Kelli trying to take his mind off it by reading a book to him.

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Lena is pregnant as well. We’ll be having three toddlers around very soon. I don’t want to imagine the chaos and the lag.

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Veer certainly comes across better as a Comedian than a Detective. His clothing choices really fit his new role.

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That’s our Bennett, by the way. He kind of got old.

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Being old has a few benefits, but also drawbacks. And the main drawback of all is that you never know when Grim comes to take you to the other side.

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For Anvi, the moment came a little unexpected. She just got out of bed when she heard the call.

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Maybe Grim had a good day. Maybe he was just in a hurry and didn’t want to deal with Leonid’s pleas any longer. Anyway, Anvi’s departure was postponed for a time.

Leonid called his job to retire immediately – he already reached the top of his career. Anvi is just one day or two from that final promotion… I don’t care much for points but I would like her to get it. I hope that she will get this chance.

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The lag is bearable when Will interacts with his son. Maybe it’s his family-oriented trait or maybe the game is just nice to me.

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Time flies, especially if you’re a baby – I have customised age spans and the baby time is just one day long. Because let’s be honest, the baby stage is completely boring. But now with the addition of toddlers, I came to appreciate the baby state. It doesn’t lag so horribly.

Little Stan aged up and got the Inquisitive trait. We now have toddler number two.

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Grim didn’t give Anvi a lot of time. Or enough time to get her final promotion. He got her on the very next day, with the ancestor’s paintings looking down on her.

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Weirdly enough, I got the Black Widow achievement upon her death. I have no idea how it came to be or what it means (have a Sim outlive 5 spouses? nobody in my household did that…)

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But I guess, there’s a first for everything.

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2 comments on “5.11: Baby Boom

  1. sulsulsimlit says:

    I’m glad the Reaper was in a good mood with Anvi! She didn’t look ready to leave yet. I hope your game can survive three toddlers! I have two going in one of my families right now and it’s quite a struggle. Hopefully it’ll make for interesting gameplay though, as long as the adults can keep up! I’ve had a couple warnings about child services with mine – toddler cares and adult autonomy don’t always work well O.O.

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  2. cathytea says:

    That was an awesome screenshot of Grim ! And Stan looks adorable !

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