Category Archives: Legacies

Sims 3 Legacy Challenge – Optional Rules and Variations


Part 3: Optional Rules –

There are several optional rules which you can play if you wish. They have no effect on your score but they can make the game play more fun or challenging.

Family Trait
When creating your founder in CAS, choose one of the founder’s 5 traits to become the ‘family trait’ for your legacy family. There after, every sim born to the legacy family must possess this trait by the time they reach young adulthood. If they do not inherit it at birth, you must choose that trait the moment you are given the option to. The remaining traits still must be rolled for.

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Sims 3 Legacy Challenge – Scoring


Part 2: Scoring your Legacy –

This is totally optional! You can play your legacy for fun without scoring or compete with others for the highest score!

Here is how to score from Pinstar’s post:

Generation: You get 1 legacy point for your founder, and 1 point for every generation born until the 10th. You earn each point at the birth of the first child in each generation. Further births in that generation do not generate more points. Thus you can only earn a maximum of 10 total Generation points by completing the challenge and birthing the 10th generation. Continue reading

Sims 3 Legacy Challenge – The Basics


Out of all the challenges, legacy challenges seem to be the most popular so I thought I would make a post to put all the legacy information that I could find in one place!

Part 1: Lets start with the basics –

What is a legacy challenge??

The Legacy Challenge is a long, 10-generation challenge where you start out with a single founder and very humble beginnings and try to lead the family to fame, fortune and success over the course of 10 generations. Continue reading