The Vincis (G) - Round 12


Willow Vinci, Adult Romance Sim, LTW Become Rock God

Gemma Vinci, Adult Romance Sim, LTW Become Professional Party Guest

Puck Vinci, Child Popularity Sim, LTW Grow Up Well


The last time we saw Willow and Gemma, they were at University, living it up in the Urele Cham house. Unfortunately, due to oversight, neither of them were on birth control and both were woohooing half the male members of the greek house. This was only remedied after it became apparent that Gemma was pregnant by Bastian Beaumont, and before she graduated, she gave birth to Puck, who aged from infant to toddler and toddler to child before the two sisters finally graduated. They've moved back to Rosebud into a bachelorette pad of a house with little Puck. Let's see how they do in the real world.

There was one thing the Vinci sisters decided they wanted, if they were going to move back home to Rosebud and attempt some sort of domesticity, and that was the most unique house in the neighborhood. They contracted a builder to build them a tower of a house, a leaning one. They were delighted when they showed up at the front door and looked at their cherries and cream house.

Their excitement diminished a bit when they got inside the house and realized they barely had the minimum they needed to survive. Building the house had eaten up all their savings. The first night, they were forced to eat leftover pizza from their college days because they couldn't afford groceries.

They couldn't even afford to build walls around a proper bathroom, which meant that the sleeping floor (a.k.a. the third floor), became an impromptu shower area as well. It was far from the ideal living situation, and the girls knew they had to do something about it, and quickly.

The lack of entertainment was another serious problem. When they weren't playing red hands or catch with Puck, the only thing to do was settle into bed with a book. They didn't have a TV or a computer or even a radio to keep them entertained. The situation was dire to them, having gotten used to the plush furnishings of the Urele Cham house.

Willow took the first job available, in the paranormal career track, because she wanted to get a paycheck as soon as possible, and this was the highest paying job she was qualified for at the time.

Fortunately, Willow was not only smart and a hard worker, but also very charming, and she came home with a promotion almost immediately. All the money went into the house. First on the agenda was a walled-off bathroom in which to shower, a couch, a cheap tv, and a few lamps.

Puck, finally in school for the first time in his life, suffered the most from the lack of entertainment. After doing his homework in the evenings, he was so starved for fun things to do that he started remedying the situation himself.

From the first week on, he began bringing home a series of kids from school that he could play with. Sure, there were no toys or video games, but if he and his friends used their imaginations, cops and robbers could almost be as much fun as SSX. (Pictured above: Pearl Vinci)

This clever arrangement allowed him excel at his studies without dying of boredom.

Willow continued to work while Gemma stayed home in order to be there for Puck when he got home from school. She brought home promotion after promotion, each time the money going to improve the house and add more features like better lighting, wallpaper, and actual carpet.

They even managed to purchase a cheap used telescope at a local pawn shop, which provided them with some much needed relief from the boredom of being stuck in a house with a pitiful bookshelf and a TV that only got three stations.

Finally, one night, Gemma was searching through the want ads and discovered a job she knew she wanted: a freelance web designer. The pay was decent, the hours were short (allowing her to be home for Puck in the evenings), and it just plain sounded fun. She snapped it up immediately.

Willow was relieved that Gemma had finally found a job that would suit Puck's school schedule. She liked her job and excelled at it, but decorating the house would have gone a lot faster with two incomes.

The girls finally managed to begin on the top floor in their decoration. The first floor was the kitchen, the second the living area, the third Puck's bedroom, and the fourth was to be their little mutual den of iniquity. Both extremely focused on romance, the two sisters were dying to finally settle in and have some dates with the men of Rosebud. They couldn't do it until the house looked halfway decent, but they were dying to get to that point. The first thing they did was design a fantastic shared bathroom on the top floor with all the amenities they (or their potential guests) could want. The bedrooms were next on the agenda.

Before they could start picking out egyptian cotton sheets, though, they had another matter to attend to: Puck's birthday. Gemma could hardly believe he was already becoming a teenager.

He grew into an awkward but still cute young man with both his mother and father's ice blue eyes.

He decided that he wanted to be the most popular kid in school. Perhaps it was because he felt inferior thanks to his parents not being married, or perhaps he just enjoyed the habit of constantly socializing he'd adopted as a child to stave off boredom. Either way, he knew that a sweater vest wasn't the way to be the most popular kid in school.

A quick makeover with the help of his Aunt Willow turned him into badass-looking kid that he knew everyone would respect. It was time to rule the school.

[[Author's Notes: This house was SO. POOR. this round. But it was kind of fun anyway because I'm getting tired of playing the main houses where they constantly have over $500,000 all the time. Poor Puck is going to have to wait for wallpaper in his room because the women are going into aspiration failure from lack of woohoo. So bedrooms for the ladies next, then finally finishing up the third floor for Puck. Third floor will also become the bedroom for any more oops babies that might occur during the course of all the woohoo that will inevitably happen in this house. Anyway, a couple of bloopers for you!

Could you have maybe found a more appropriate time to seek validation for your A+, Puck? // Oh Inari. You might reconsider what you wear out for a walk. // So you're preggers, Samantha!? SHOCKER! You only have 89548903432 babies already and are the size of a small condominium. // Alex looks SO thrilled to have been impregnated with alien spawn. ]]


That house is so unique... it looks like it's going to tip over though... maybe you should make the lowest floor the den of iniquity so that all the "rockin" upstairs doesn't tip the house over. Re: Puff hawk... I totally approve :)

Oh, and YAY caught up! Finally! This new work situation is not conducive to my sims blog reading :(

Puck really looks good! Good luck with the furnishing of the house. I like it too when I have to make a priority list in decoration, rather than buying everything you lay eyes on

I wanted their house to be something different. I searched around for all kinds of houseplans but nothing seemed to fit right. I'm happy with how this house turned out, though it wasn't exactly the style I was going for. I should have just downloaded the bachelorette pad from Pleasantview.

Puck turned out pretty good; I'm pleased! He definitely has those damned Beaumont cheeks, though. I swear, if I ever do another prosperity, I'm going to do better with my apparent rabid fondness for heavy cheekbones in my founders!

Interesting house! I kinda like the challenge of a poor house sometimes too. Although sometimes I just get tired of the whining.

Thanks! I'm by no means an expert builder, but sometimes I just like to play around and see what I can do. I remember in the original Sims game, I always thought it was awesome that you could build a "floating house" by putting up columns, building the house, then deleting the columns, so I always like to try and trick the game into letting me do something architecturally impossible. :)

This group was surprisingly un-whiny! Lots of red hands made sure they were at least having fun. :p

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