Friday, 28 December 2012

Happy Birthday, January 2024

Brooke Greene is now on third trimester in her first pregnancy and she's feeling better than ever. She and her husband Charlie just purchased a house and are ready to move just in time before the baby's arrival in April.

Tina Robinson's pregnancy is further along as she and her husband Kurt are in the hospital. Tina knew what to expect since this is her second child but somehow she had forgotten that giving birth hurts so much. Luckily everything goes smoothly, thanks to Dr Williams.

Tina and Kurt welcome their second son together, Michael Henry Robinson.

Jena Harper will turn 4 this year and starts pre-school along with two other children.

Nick Harris has settled nicely into his new home and is anxious to start going to school.

Has it already been 4 years since Dawn Whitfield and Finn Harris became the youngest parents in the history of Wellington? Yes it has. Their daughter Shea will join Jena and Nick in pre-school this year.

Liam Cooper will turn 12 this year and is ready to start high school. He wants to make a lot of money when he grows up although he's not quite sure yet how to fulfill that dream.

Todd Robinson is another new student in high school. He's thinking way ahead in the future because he already knows he wants to have a minimum of 6 grandchildren someday.

Iona Fielding is interested in politics and wants to follow in her great-uncle Ryland's footsteps and become a Senator someday.

Iona's cousin and BFF Skye Marlowe is a great admirer of performing arts and wants to become a renowned actress when she grows up. Her parents want to her get a college degree "just in case" before pursuing a career in the film industry.

At 60 years old Iona and Skye's grandmother Regan Fielding has achieved everything there is to achieve for a scientist. Despite of still working full-time Regan wants to dedicate more of her time to her family.

Stella Harris will also turn 60 this year. Stella refuses to do anything but age gracefully - with the help of her trusted plastic surgeon.

Notes:
  • So many birthdays! I think Regan is one of the rare sims that look better as an elder than she did as an adult. I'm sure Nyah, Erin and Lilly thank their mom for her genes since they're pretty much her clones and will probably age very nicely too. I think Stella aged very nicely too. I was prepared to do plastic surgery on her if needed but she still looks really good. I just didn't add any new wrinkles on her so obviously she's had more work done on her face, lol!
  • I've been ranting on Twitter about the weird glitch I had with aging sims up this time. I still haven't figured out the cause but since it doesn't really have any affect on my gameplay I'm just going to let it be. I'm making backups after every play session so in case something goes wrong I can just revert to a backup and continue playing.
  • Brooke and Charlie haven't actually bought the house yet but I'm planning to move them into one of Carla's brownstones I have in Exmoor. So they'll be living next door to Janie and also Dixie lives in the same area.
  • In case you didn't notice - there's a new banner for the blog! I'll try to get a new banner up for every new year in Wellington from now on. I've also updated all sim profiles.

10 comments:

  1. Wow - everyone looks so perfect! And while your elderly ladies look much younger than their "years", if you had not mentioned Jena's age, I would have been certain she's a teenager; her face has nothing child-like about it.
    He he it makes me smile everytime when my Sims already "know" as teenagers that they want to have six grandchildren one day :-)

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    1. Now that you said it I noticed it too, Jena really looks more like a teenager. I think she'll grow up to be a real beauty.

      Yeah, I don't think many 12-year-olds IRL think about grandchildren, lol.

      Thanks for reading. :)

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  2. Aw, another boy for Tina and Kurt! They'll have to have a girl now - just to even things out for Kurt. ;)

    I cannot believe Shea is 4 already! She and her classmates are adorable.

    I love Liam and his vintage nerd chic look! LOL at Todd and his 6 grandchildren LTW! Sometimes I think it'd be better if Sims got their LTW as adults but that would be too late a lot of the time too. All your teens are looking awesome but Iona has an especially interesting face.

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    1. A girl would definitely even things out for Kurt and I bet Tina wouldn't mind having a little princess to dress up in pretty clothes. :)

      I can't believe it either that Shea is already starting pre-school. I play so slowly but sometimes it feels like the kids grow up while I'm not playing!

      I sort of had Big Bang Theory as my inspiration for Liam's look although none of them dress like that. I agree that sometimes the LTWs seem pretty silly for a teenager but then again it helps to play them knowing what they want from their life. Iona doesn't look at all like I expected but I think she's really pretty.

      Thanks for reading. :)

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  3. Ooo, so exciting a new baby :) I too think that they should have another baby :)

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    1. The birth of a new baby is one of my favourite things in this game! It's always so exciting. Tina's Ideal Family Size is 2 so I think they might be done now. I wouldn't mind if they had a girl though!

      Thanks for reading. :)

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  4. I think I say it all the time but you're another simmer who always has gorgeous sims! The kids are all adorable. I can't pick a favorite. I love Liam's glasses. And you always find great hair! Really like your choices for Todd, Iona and Skye. And Stella looks stunning, of course! Great birthday post!

    Oh, and welcome baby Michael! I almost forgot lol. I would love to see them with a little girl, too. There's always BC failure ;).

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    1. It's always a bit nerve-wrecking to age up sims and see what they look like but so far I've been very lucky, LOL. I download way too much hairstyles so I have plenty to choose from! I always choose the hairstyles very carefully for each sim, trying to think what their personal style would be.

      You're right, there's always BC failure. That would probably be the only way Tina and Kurt would get another kid, in my books they're definitely done.

      Thanks for reading. :)

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  5. I can't wait for Brooke and Charlie's baby to arrive!

    I don't know why but I was expecting Tina and Kurt to have another boy :) I'm looking forward to watching him grow up.

    Shea is 4 already?! I can't believe it! As I can't believe that Iona is a teenager!

    You have some really good looking elders!

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    1. I can't wait either for Brooke and Charlie's baby! It's not that far ahead actually, I only have one more update to do before the baby arrives.

      You guessed it right then, Tina and Kurt had another boy! I'm hoping that Michael would look more like Kurt because I'd love to see his genes passed on. All his other kids look like their mother.

      I know, it seems unbelievable that Shea is already 4. And I couldn't believe it's been 12 years since Iona was born, I still remember those times so well.

      Thanks for reading. :)

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