The Shepherd Legacy 7.3

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I’m back with a vengeance. Or I’m trying to be. here goes  nothing!

Most of this update is my sims doing autonomous shenanigans cause that’s how I roll.

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Yay the save loaded! Look at the house it’s glorious!

Time to move though.

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Artemis: The house in front of our new house is HIDEOUS. Who colours their fence the same as their house?

Artemis: AND FURTHERMORE WHERE DID MY HAT GO?

I think it must have been launcher-installed CC, cause it’s gone young lady.

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Athena: MY hair is still here.

I installed mostly complete packs I had bought from the store but not all.. so we’ll see what happens.

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This is where I realized that Athena is just Sam with a less pointy chin, blue hair, and green eyes.

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Apollo: Nice to see I haven’t been uninstalled.

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Peanut: This is my neutral face and it’s so confused.

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Peanut’s favourite thing to do in this new game is to roll wishes towards his children.

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Art went to do her homework autonomously. I love this kid.

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Sam cries over the new windows I installed in this maxis-built house.. and I totally forgot to take pictures of it.

The family now lives in Monte Vista which is a store world that I bought apparently?? I don’t remember doing that but it was in my purchase history so.. okay.

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I only played this game like 2 days ago but I already forgot why I took this picture. She must have wanted to read a book.

Athena: It’s my sister’s book! Artemis wrote this!

Oh, right.

(I am a professional. I promise)

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These two are constantly wooing each other autonomously. Looks like I have another Paris and Jason on my hands.

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I bought them a sandbox.. look I seriously forget what sims even DO so I bought them random stuff I could think of. I’ve gotten terrible at game.

They love the sandbox though, so I must be doing something right.

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I made these two play some table tennis.

Sam: Heh. We’re SUCH jocks!

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Athena: Artemis! Why aren’t you wearing sunblock! You could get hurt by the sun’s rays!

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Athena: THE SUN SEES ALL AND WILL WANT TO LAY ITS RAYS ON YOU.

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Artemis: MAYBE IF I DIE YOU’LL LEAVE ME ALONE.

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Athena: Christ, Artie.. I just worry about your skin..

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Artemis didn’t care for her older sister’s nagging and just went upstairs cause she had wishes regarding writing more novels.

The kid is like 10 and is already getting 200 buckaroonies in royalties.

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Since Art wasn’t having it, Athena went to play with her little half-brother instead.

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Athena: Hmm.. I heard there was a neighbourhood grill-a-thon going on but I don’t see anyone..

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Woman: You fool. I will make it to the grill first nobody will see me coming!

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Athena: well.. there’s only one grill.. so I guess I’ll put the firepit on..

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Athena: Nice to meet you by the way. I’m Athena Shepherd.

Woman: It’s a pleasure.

Athena: Sorry; I didn’t catch your name.

Woman: I didn’t give it to you.

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Woman: Burgers are ready!

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Looks like it’s ladies’ night at the grill-a-thon.

This has robbed me of making any sausage fest jokes.

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Back home Sam is hosting a fairy house party. Apollo is enjoying it to be sure.

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Aww, Jason!

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Sam: Thena, Peanut and I are going on a  vacation for 2 days. You’re in charge.

Athena: Aw sweet.

Sam: Don’t forget to go to school.

Athena: Aw noo..

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Well, school was uneventful. But afterwards Artemis rode her bike.. she looks very determined by the way..

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She rode it to the cinema in town.

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Meanwhile the kids at home did their homework.

Apollo: I HATE homework.

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Athena: It’s like pulling a sticking plaster.

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Athena: You know.. I don’t just hate homework I hate school altogether.

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I finally realized I should give Artie something other than base-game hair.

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PARIS!

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She went on to haunt the chessboard.

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Heyyy I remembered Athena had a boyfriend so he was invited over to this world. Since I moved them using the ingame option to move to a new world.. he still existed. Cool.

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And just in time for Apollo’s birthday.

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Apparently he had only a C or something cause I didn’t get to choose his new trait, which is: Rebellious.

(Other traits: Frugal, Good sense of Humour, Loner)

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Um, that swing is getting a bit small for you boys. That’s adorable though.

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Athena: I think you should move in, so I don’t have to keep inviting you over.

Winter: That’s a great idea! I’m sure my parents won’t miss me!

 When I was managing the households in the move screen.. uh.. Max was in the household. As in Sam’s sister Max. She must have married Winter’s father after his mother died or something cause she had the Mason last name but lacked any relationship with Winter.. and I forgot to check his relationship panel, I just looked at his family tree.

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Artemis: I love school! Learning new things? It’s fantastic.

Athena (under her breath) : Are you kidding me? omg this kid..

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Athena: Yeah.. I love um.. I love reading and stuff.

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Apollo: Shaka bra!

Winter: Um.. I don’t know what that means..

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Apollo: Omg, you uncultured swine. It means “No worries”. It’s a problem free philosophy!

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Done with these stupid other sims Apollo went to play video games in Artemis’ room. On her laptop. Rude.

Artemis: Can’t wait till mum and dad are back so I can tell them about this.

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Peanut: I missed my baby boy’s birthday party!

Sam: A PARTY? I didn’t tell them they could have a party!

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Sam: You trashed the house? You’re grounded young man!

Apollo: Your generation ruined the economy!

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Sam: And you too! You live here now? Well  my roof, my rules! You’re grounded too!

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I forgot aliens don’t even need sleep and just restore brain power like this.. I mad him a bedroom for nothing.

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I find it funny that Athena did not get scolded after the parents got home. Neither did Artemis.

Those two are the only ones directly related to Sam. Curious.

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The teen lovers don’t get to share a bad. I just pushed two single beds together to make a double.

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Artemis writes long into the night.

Her new novel is called: The Quantum Banana.

I don’t know what that means.. I was just eating a banana at the time.

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Apollo: Daaad.. I’m sorry I made a mess.. I don’t wanna be grounded, pleeease!

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Peanut: Okay, but only if you make me a delicious meal as I am very hungry right now.

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Apollo: Really? Omg, I’m making mac and cheese!

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Apollo: I can’t believe I sucked up to the parental unit.. It’s against my rebel code.

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Peanut: The mac and cheese is delicious. You are ungrounded.

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I spied Winter autonomously complimenting Athena and them embracing afterwards. How sweet.

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Being ungrounded and having a newly chosen Lifetime wish to be a creature-robot cross breeder Apollo went to fish since I think you need fishing skill to work in that field, as well as logic.. Also he rolled a wish to fish so..

Not sure how well you see through the bushes though.

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On second thought. Brilliant camouflage.

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Kinda upset he can’t be heir.

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Sam loves the automatic garden thing. She cheers for it like every ten minutes.

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A loaf?? What is this.

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Oh hell I forgot we had this thing that came with Monte Vista!

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Peanut: Little Art.

Artemis: Dad, this better be important I was sleeping in the fairy house.

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She’s very flighty.

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Peanut: I loved your latest sci-fi novel!

Artemis: I wrote it all the while getting on honour roll! Oh heck I forgot to do my homework.

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It’s okay. Peanut helped her finish it.

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And then read her her own book until she fell, asleep.

Too bad the game failed to notice the bed clearly labelled “Artemis’s Bed” and made them do this action on the parents bed instead.

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Peanut slept on the couch that night.

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Apollo doesn’t have quite the same tact. Curious though, that he seeks Artie’s company seeing as he is a loner.

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Athena: I’m up early because this house is haunted.

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To make her morning worse, someone had set a prank on the computer

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Artemis meanwhile is having her birthday!

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The whole fam is here! Wait.. where’s mum?

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She’s still snoozing.

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Artie doesn’t mind though.

Artemis: More cake for me!

Her new trait chick I got to pick cause she was an honour roll kid, is: Schmoozer. Idk.. I wanted to pick that for some reason.

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Artemis: Whoa dad, did you really find that stone in the ocean?

Peanut: You betcha.

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Peanut: You know, you look fit for a dead man, mister Shepherd.

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Back to writing it is for Artemis.

Who’ll be the heiress though? Athena or Artemis? Comment with your opinion!

That’s it for this time!

Buh-bye!

9 Responses to “The Shepherd Legacy 7.3”

  1. Hayden Says:

    Is Athena up for download? She’s gorgeous I can’t
    Also, nice to see you back in the swing of things c:

    • Mariah Says:

      No, the kids aren’t up for download yet. You can check the Downloads/Sims page in the sidebar if you wanna see who’s up for download.

  2. Starlatrix Says:

    I can’t tell you how great it is to see updates again! YOUR SIMS MAKE MY LIFE. I miss TS3 so much but I will live through your game, haha.

  3. Sam Says:

    Both the girls are so gorgeous…though kind of leaning toward Artemis, since she’s not a clone of her mom, like Athena is. And plus, the blue skin!

    Apollo is awesome, I love that he doesn’t have the tiny nose that so many aliens have. Maybe that “instant baby” actually mixed the genetics, yay!

  4. Amanda Says:

    Great chapter as always! I’m definitely wanting Athena for heiress, I love her hair and eye color and I love Winter Mason!

  5. Anna Says:

    Hi Mariah!

    I just finished reading through your entire Chim-Chim-Cheree legacy (I am late to the party, as usual) and I am super-excited to have found your actual for-real website just now! I can’t wait to read your newer legacies!! Thank you for keeping me so entertained :D (Also, sorry if I’m putting this comment in the wrong place!)

  6. Kim Says:

    Ugh… I really, really want to vote for Athena because I love her already, and her relationship with Winter is adorable… but she IS pretty much a clone of her mom. So, I’m going to go with Artemis!

  7. Shizume Says:

    Yay, you’re back! On a random whim, I just decided to drop in and check on the site and I see an update. Glad to see that you’re getting reacquainted with the game.

    As for the vote for heir, I’m voting for Artemis! :)

  8. Tanja Says:

    OMG. I was just reading through your legacies over the holidays and I never knew the Shepards had been updated????!

    I’m so happy I got to read some more of them, Artemis is a stunning sim, you always get such beautiful genetics.

    I hope they’ll get an update again some time, my votes out for Artemis ofc, even if she’s very similar to Sam, she’s far more interesting to me.

    I’d wish you good luck with the game, but we all know Sims is a buggy as hell game. :P

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