The Sims 4: 100 Baby Challenge

The Sims 4 Challenges are a great way to refresh gameplay if you’re waiting for an expansion to come out. The Sims 4 100 Baby Challenge is not for the faint-hearted though, as it involves giving birth to and raising 100 babies in as few generations as possible. Read here for a full rundown of the 100 Baby Challenge and its rules.

The Sims 4: 100 Baby Challenge: Objectives

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The main objective of the 100 Baby Challenge is a simple concept, to deliver a sim and raise as many babies as possible. Players must get to 100 babies in as few generations as possible. As sims can only produce offspring during the young adult and adult life stages, this narrows the window of opportunity and creates an additional challenge.

Players tend to maximize their numbers by trying as many triplets and twins as possible. However, since you can only have a maximum of eight sims per household, the other aspect of the challenge is a quick turnaround. That means bringing your kids into the young adult stage of life and getting them out of the house as quickly as possible so you can make room for more babies to add to the tally.

This challenge is very popular among the sims community, with many YouTubers simmering and taking the challenge for “Let’s Plays”.

The Sims 4: 100 Baby Challenge: Rules

The Sims 4 100 Babies Challenge Rules
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Here are the following rules for the 100 Baby Challenge:

  • You need to start with a single matriarch simulation with the basic start-up funds of 20,000 simoleons (this sum includes the value of the start-up house).
  • Sim lifetime settings should be set to “Normal”
  • No mods or CC (custom content)
  • No in-game rewards or potions that can extend a sim’s life (this includes ways to revive dead sims)
  • Babies can only age when the game informs the player that it is almost their birthday.
  • Toddlers can only age when they reach skill level three.
  • Children and teenagers can only grow old when they have obtained an A grade in school.
  • When the starting sim becomes an elder, her youngest daughter can rise to the challenge.
  • Only children up to the age of young adults are counted in the final tally.
  • Children abducted by social services are not included in the baby count.
  • The matriarch cannot leave the field for a job but can earn money through hobby-based skills.
  • Teenagers can get part-time jobs to contribute to the household income.
  • Unable to hire caterers or nannies to help.
  • The matriarch cannot marry until she is an elder.
  • Cannot use the same sim twice as the other parent to offspring.
  • Adopted children do not count in the baby count.
  • Co-parents cannot move into the household to help raise the children.
  • Children’s traits should be randomized.

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