Thursday, July 20, 2017

Not So Berry- The Sims 4- Base Game Rules

Hey guys! I know I've mentioned this before but I am playing a modified version of lilsimsie and alwaysimming's Not So Berry Legacy Challenge. I do not own any packs for the game so I do not have access to all the traits and careers that lilsimsie and alwaysimming originally put into this challenge. However I still wanted to play it so I decided to modify the rules a little bit to make it so I could still enjoy this challenge.

Link to original challenge :

Here is a copy of the modified rules if you want to play it yourself!!

The basic rules are all the same.
The heir must represent the color of the generation,
you can do whatever you want with the spouses unless the rules for the generation specify,
money cheats are allowed but not excessively (ex.use free realestate for first house but not again after that)
you can live where you want as long as the rules of the generation don't specify
normal lifespan.

Gen 1- Mint
Traits: Loves Outdoors, Jealous, Materialistic
Aspiration: Chief of Mischief
Career: Astronaut
  • Master Astronaut career and complete Chief of Mischief aspiration
  • Master mischief and logic skills
  • Complete elements collection

Gen 2- Rose
Traits: Hot Headed, Snob, Romantic
Aspiration: Serial Romantic
Career: Business
  • Only have one child
  • Master the business career and complete Serial Romantic aspiration
  • Leave someone at the alter
  • Get married as an elder

Gen 3- Yellow
Traits: Clumsy, Ambitious, Loner
Aspiration: Nerd Brain
Career: Freelance Programmer
  • Master programming rocket science, and handiness skill
  • Complete Nerd Brain aspiration
  • Must complete ten wood sculptures via the woodworking table as a teen
  • Must build a rocket ship and visit Sixam
  • Enter the secret lot in Oasis Springs (requiring max handiness)
  • Never have any close friends or relationships other than grandparent from Generation 1 until the grandparent dies
Gen 4- Grey

Traits: Active, Slob, Music Lover
Aspiration: Bodybuilder
Career: Athlete
  • Master guitar, piano, and athletic skills
  • Master athlete career and complete Bodybuilder aspiration
  • Have three failed relationships before finding spouse, marry a neat Sim
  • Be good friends with all of your children
  • Have at least one family dinner per week where every household member is present and eating the meal at the same table

Gen 5- Plum
Traits: Genius, Noncommittal, Book Worm
Aspiration: Renaissance Sim
Career: Fast Food, Tech Guru, Entertainer
  • Master videogaming and two other skills of your choosing, achieve at least level eight in six skills
  • Complete Renaissance Sim aspiration
  • Get divorced and then later remarried to the same Sim
  • Must live in both base game worlds over the course of your life
Gen 6- Orange
Traits: Evil, Self-Assured, Glutton
Aspiration: Public Enemy
Career: Criminal
  • Master cooking and charisma skills
  • Master criminal career and complete Public Enemy aspiration
  • Must live in a cheap starter home (under 12k) for entire young adult life
  • Have twins, but only those two children (you may cheat for this)
  • Insist on being evil (claim to be criminal mastermind) but nobody believes you, not even your own children
Gen 7- Pink
Traits: Neat, Loner, Creative
Aspiration: Best Selling Author
Career: Business
  • Complete postcard collection
  • Master writing and gardening skills
  • Complete Best Selling Author aspiration
  • Have a well-maintained garden
  • Quit day job as an adult to pursue dreams (mid-life crisis much?)
Gen 8- Peach
Traits: Foodie, Lazy, Goofball
Aspiration: Joke Star
Career: Secret Agent
  • Marry a co-worker
  • Must play an instrument
  • Master gourmet cooking and comedy skills
  • Master secret agent career
  • Must live in a different world than the one he/she was raised
Gen 9- Green
Traits: Slob, Geek, Cheerful
Aspiration: Computer Whiz
Career: Tech Guru
  • Master mixology, video gaming, and programming skills
  • Master tech guru career and complete Computer Whiz aspiration
  • Must accept every invitation to parties/outings with your friends and/or go out/ throw a party once a week 
  • Have at least five good friends and five enemies
Gen 10- Blue
Traits: Gloomy, Perfectionist, Family Oriented
Aspiration: Big Happy Family
Career: Painter
  • Adopt at least one child
  • Master the painting, cooking, and gardening skills
  • Master painter career and complete the big happy family aspiration
  • Must marry high school sweetheart and stay with them until you die
  • Have a one time secret affair

I hope that this challenge is helpful to those of you out there that can't play on expansion packs but still wanted to enjoy this challenge. I DO NOT take credit for creating this challenge. All credit goes to lilsimsie and alwaysimming They did a great job on this challenge. Link to original challenge:

Feel free to share this version of the challenge and play if for yourself. Please remember to share my blog. I plan to update at least once a week. Thank you so much!! Happy Simming!!


  1. I love this as I only have city living and get to work so this helps with all the parenthood and movie night things, on gen 10 though you still have photography (city living skill) and parenting (parenthood skill), I can do photography but what should I learn instead of parenting? also how do you collect postcards?

    1. Hi and thanks for checking out my blog! I updated the rules so they are now completely base game. Postcards are collected by finding penpals through the computer

    2. Does city living come with the vegetarian trait

    3. Yes, the vegeterian trait is included in the city living pack.

    4. You can collect the postcards through penpals in computer

    5. Photography is a base game skill

    6. No it is not I comes with city living

    7. No it comes with base game bc i dont have city living and get to work i only have snowy escape and i have the photography skill so its from base game

  2. you can not get to sixam if you do not have get to work. what should we do then

    1. You could just say visit space a certain number of times past level 10 rocket science skill

  3. I say just visit space 20 times (idk).

  4. For gen 5 do you have to do all the careers or no

    1. just the careers that are mentioned. You don't have to master them

    2. But I only have the base game so I can't do fast food, I was going to make up for it by being a chef instead.

    3. What if the grandparents of gen 1 have already died by the time the yellow baby is born?

  5. Thank you so much! I have parenthood and city living so I can do some of the originals but not all. This helped a cramp ton!

  6. If Gen 3 Yellow cant know anyone then how does Yellow have kids

    1. They can get married and have kids but only after mint passes

  7. Thanks so much! I only have get to work so I think I'll combine this and the original. I've been wanting to do this but some of the original rules are not possible for me, so this was really helpful.

  8. This really helped I wanted to do this for so long and I can now!Thank you, this challenge is a great challenge I only just started and I am on the Mint Generation but she has her Rose child already.

  9. Does Generation ten have to be a girl because on lilsimsie hers says that she wants to be an amazing mother?

  10. Thanks for this, I don't have all the packs and don't want to make my own version!

  11. Thanks! I only have dogs and cats pack and was upset when the original had other packs.

  12. Thanks so much! All I have is the base game but i loved watching this challenge on Youtube. I'm so excited!

  13. Thanks so much! Quick question: what color exactly is rose? Since gen 7 is pink.

    1. I did a red ❤ for rose 🌹

    2. They have added the vegetarian traits in the Sims 4 base game.

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  18. What if the grandparents of gen 1 have already died by the time the yellow baby is born?

  19. to get to sixam you need get to work, while i have this some do not like when i first found the base game i didnt have get to work you will confuse people if you say sixam (a alien lot which aliens come from get to work) i base game

    1. No you can go there with base game. As long as you have a rocketship and a high enough skill.

  20. Prob a stupid question, each generation is the previous generations kid right?

  21. If you did it in a rainbow that would be cool because it would could have been rose orange and so on

  22. Thank you so much!!!!!! Since I don't have all the packs cause you have to be rich, I always do challenges base game. So now I don't have to come up with my own.

  23. in gen 1, which career path do i choose?

  24. En la generación uno en aspiración no me queda claro ya que yo tengo el juego base

  25. We have the Vegetation trait in the base game now.

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  27. Can't wait to do this challenge on me again right now ready to start and finish can't wait enjoy pressure Vines not so big challenge so much thank you for base game version love you...

  28. I just have a note. I feel like Gen 1's astronaut career and Gen 3's freelance programmer careers can be switched. Other than that I will definitely try this! I did Not so berrys original challenge on my Xbox when I had all the packs on there but now I have PC and I'm starting over getting all the packs.

  29. Its not actually base game because Sixam comes with get to work!



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