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The Sims Freeplay- Town Map

I have created this basic birds eye view map of the sim town for those of you who are having trouble finding a certain building, its all colour coded, with a key below to help.

simtown-map

 

  •  Yellow= Standard houses
  • Orange= Premium houses
  • Green= Places to do hobbies
  • Blue= Businesses
  • Red= Workplaces

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The Sims Freeplay- House Design Competition Winners!

Thank you to everyone who entered the competition!

For those of you who don’t know the competition was to create a one story house for a couple with 2 children.

I received lots of great enteries so it was hard to pick my favourite but I finally have!

I’ve picked a winner on a regular plot and also one on a premium plot.

I have included details about the winning houses below, with pictures and a floor plan of the house so you can copy the layout easily.

Winner- Regular Plot

Jill L

house design comp winner 2

imageAs I myself have a pink and white themed house I was really happy to see this design! There is a lovely big kitchen at the entrance of the house which leads to the really nice living room, I love how simple but effective this design is. The bathroom is in a good place, between the master bedroom and bedroom 1.

Bedroom 1 would be perfect for a preteen girl, but could always be changed to a teen room when she grows up, the same goes for bedroom 2 which at the moment is a cude toddler room!

The garden is very neat, I like the layout of the flowers and the whole outside area, the garden plots are hiding away behind the bathroom keeping the place tidy.

 

Winner- Premium Plot

JemBeam

house design comp winner

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twins rooms and living area

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back garden

When I first saw this house I said wow, I loved how pretty the girls rooms were as Jem said: “I designed for a couple with twin girls but it could be easily changed for boys.”  I really liked how the space had been used in the corridors, for a one story house you sometimes feel like there isn’t enough room but this way of using areas usually not in use is great!

The living room flooring is a great colour, again this could always be changed to match twin boys. There is a lovely sized kitchen and master bedroom and the bathroom is in a good place, the cinema room is also a nice added touch.

There is a good sized swimming pool in the garden, which could always be made bigger if you wanted.

 

 

Well done to the winners!


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Like The Girl Who Games on Facebook!

Hello!

I have created a Facebook profile and page for The Girl Who Games.

 

Add me– Profile:

facebook.com/thegirlwhogames

 

The profile at some point I am hoping to connect it to a new sims freeplay town so all of those players who can only add through facebook will be able to access at least one town with everything in it that you need!

 

Like– Page:

facebook.com/thegirlwhogamesblog

 

The page will be a place where facebook players can find new friends for the sims freeplay as well as containing updates and news about this blog!

 

Thanks for reading!

 


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The Sims Freeplay- Hobbies: Quilting

20140216-163459.jpgThis post will tell you everything you need to know about the quilting hobby.

Who can do quilting?

Only seniors

How can you do quilting?
You will need to buy a quilting kit from promotions r us and place it in your home. You can only do this once you have completed the in stitches quest which can be found here: https://thegirlwhogames.wordpress.com/2014/02/19/the-sims-freeplay-in-stitches-quest/

Where can you do quilting?
At home

What are the quilting options?

  • Work on quilt-4 hours

What are the quilting levels?

  1. Patchwork Mismatcher
  2. Supervised Stitcher
  3. Fabric Handler
  4. Quality Quilter
  5. Sewings’ Secret Weapon
  6. The Needle Master

 

What quilt patchwork pieces are there to collect?

Level 1 pieces are:

  • In Bloom
  • The Enternal Struggle
  • Rigorous Splendor

Level 2 piece is:

  • Blue Overalls

Level 3 pieces are:

  • Yule be Black
  • Trade Secret

Level 4 pieces are:

  • The Architect
  • Brown Fury

Level 5 pieces are:

  • True Believer
  • All the Kings Men

Level 6 pieces are:

  • The Telltale Heart
  • Alfs Deceit

What do you win?

The first time you complete you unlock the lazy patch chair (costs 10,000), the second time you unlock the patchpouri couch (costs 12,500), the third time you unlock the quiltinator 5000- a bed (costs 15,000). Further completing the set gives you 3LPs.

I can’t find a piece what do I do?

You just need to keep going until you get it, there are no cheats or tricks, it’s completely random.
Is it worth using the lucky spin?

I would say no, it doesn’t give you the one you are missing it just gives you one at random so you will probably just waste LPs

How do I start the collection again?

Once you have finished the collection you can click start collection again at the bottom of the list.

Confused about hobbies? Read my Hobbies Frequently Asked Questions post

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The Sims Freeplay- Houseboats Guide

This guide will show you pictures of each of the houseboats available on the mysterious island and my opinion of each one to help you decide which one you would like to build first, they all cost SPs so I will include the prices so you can start to save up while you work on unlocking a houseboat plot.

The boats are:

  • The Tinytight Pocket
  • The Cavernous Cruiser
  • The Pint Sized Prince
  • The Royal Wavecutter

How do I unlock houseboat plots?

Each monument unlocks a houseboat plot once you reach level 5 on that monument (I am still working on monuments so a post will be created as soon as I have completed them)

So if you are past level 33 and have got to/ past level 5 on each monument you will have unlocked all of the houseboat plots!

The Tinytight Pocket– 3/5

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This is the cheapest houseboat but it still costs 20SPs which I think is just a bit excessive for what you get. Its a one story, one bedroom houseboat that could fit 2 sims in (but it may be a bit of a squeeze) it has a good sized bathroom but I don’t like that the wardrobe had to be put in there, it just doesn’t work, if you need a wardrobe maybe you could replace that with a chest of drawers, that would look better. I think the kitchen and living area are really nice, they are a good size and they have managed to fit a dining table in! The bedroom and outside areas are a little cramped but overall I think its a nice little starter boat and an extra floor could always be added!

The Cavernous Cruiser– 4/5

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This is a two story houseboat with room for 3 sims to live here, again the price is quite expensive, it will cost you 40SPs!
I really like this houseboat actually, it has good sized living areas and I think the kitchen and bathroom sizes work well for this, but you could always make the dining area smaller and make those two rooms bigger, if you really wanted!
There is a good sized bedroom upstairs which has three single beds in it but you could always turn that into one big master bedroom for a couple or even put the bathroom up there!
It even has a garden plot outside the house and a good sized garden area.

NOTE: You need to have completed the multi story renovations quest to be able to build this houseboat.

The Pint Sized Prince– 4/5

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This is a one story houseboat that costs a staggering 65SPs! You don’t actually get that much for your money with any of these houseboats.
This is a good sized houseboat for a family of 4 but they have substituted the garden area for those extra and larger rooms which is a shame.
But saying that, the layout of the house is good, I do like the living area, its a great size and is open plan into the dining area. There is even a games room with a ships wheel in it which is a nice decoration.
The kitchen and bathroom again are good sized and this bathroom even has a bath in it!

The Royal Wavecutter– 4.5/5

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houseboat4[2]This is a really beautiful looking houseboat but it will cost you 100SPs!
Its a two story, two bedroom house with a double bed in each so two couples could fit in here easily or one of them could be a children’s room.
Downstairs there are two really good sized rooms, the kitchen and the living room, the dining table is right in the corner of the kitchen but I think it would look better moved over.
Glass doors lead out to the outside area which has a small swimming pool in it- I love it! However it does mean there is no room for gardening plots but I can forgive that!
There is a nice size bathroom upstairs but no bath although that could be easily added.

NOTE: You need to have completed the multi story renovations quest to be able to build this houseboat.

Thanks for reading!


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