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New Social Points System

Originally the Social Point System was structured to relate to the number of Neighbors that you succeeded in collecting - the new Social-based items in the in-game store were structured such that they required a specific number of Neighbors to obtain. As long as you had that number you could obtain and use them for free, otherwise you paid to buy them.

The updated system uses Social Points, which are similar to Life Points, and can be earned by completing goals while visiting the towns of your Neighbors. Just like Life Point items, there are special items that can only be obtained using Social Points, and just like Life Point items, they are usually more useful than regular items.

With that in mind an overview of the Social System begins with the Party Boat, which is docked in the central town area of the river.
The new Social System includes a brand new set of Social Goals

The Party Boat

The Party Boat is both a place where you connect with your friends via Facebook,which is an integral part of the process of building your social network in the game - as well as receive the free daily gifts, which also relate to the number of your Neighbors. Accessing the Party Boat requires a net connection, as it is one of the server-based

There are five levels of daily gift - each level is worth an increasing amount of Simoleons. Each level requires a different number of Neighbors - the first two levels can be obtained by having three Neighbors, while the third requires 5, the fourth 8, and the fifth 16 Neighbors.

As long as you have connected your device to Facebook, any Facebook friends you have who already play FreePlay are automatically added as Neighbors; if that is not sufficient to unlock full access, you can invite your friends to play the game with you in order to increase your count.

After you collect your daily reward you are shown the Neighbor Town list, which is also the Leaderboard. Basically the towns of your Neighbors are ranked by their town value, with the more valuable being higher up on the list.

In addition to revealing which of your neighbors have the more advanced towns (which means played longer) that will also clue you in on which will likely have the more advanced structures, which can be important if you are looking for Community Lots you do not possess in order to work on their hobbies.Visiting Your Neighbor's Towns
When your Town reaches Level 10 the simple list of Neighbor Towns in the Party Boat Menu will change to include a "Visit" button that allows you to have one of your Sims visit one of the Towns on your list.

You can only have one Sim visit one Town at a time, but the good news is that while there your Sim can do a lot of the things that you would do in your own Town, including building relationships with the Sims that live there (a quick and easy way to pick up extra XP), use any Community Buildings (including the special buildings that are associated with Hobbies - so if your Neighbor has built one of these you can use it to work on that Hobby for your Sim if you have not built that structure in your Town yet!).

Sampling the SP Items

When you visit the in-game store you will find a wide selection of new two-and-three star items that use Social Points as their price.

While a full list is difficult since the content changes often, this selection of items will give you a good idea of the new items that are part of the system:

A variety of TV's ranging in price from 12 SP to 45 SP
Colorful Toilets from 6 SP to 7 SP
Colorful Showers from 10 to 12 SP
Colorful Bathtubs from 11 to 12 SP
Colorful Refrigerators from 5 to 6 SP

Furniture of every type, new beds, counters, bookcases, computers, lights and entertainment items, all of which are either specially colored or present unique culturally and era-specific designs.

Some of the more desirable items are level-dependent.

SP Structures

In addition to adding special items to the game, the new Social System also includes new buildings which are part of it in many ways.

The Nightclub
The first new building in the Social System is the Nightclub, which used to require that you have 3 Neighbors, or that you spend 20 LP in order to build it. After the revisions to the Social Points system changed that, and now requires 15 SP and 36 Hours to construct it. In addition to that, the Nightclub adds $250,000 to the Town Value.

Scandinavian House
A new edition to the game, the Scandinavian House is available in two versions - the first for the regular housing lot, costing 450 SP and requiring 1 Day to construct, and the second for the Premium Lot that costs 600 SP and also requires a Day to construct.

The unique appearance of the house and its culturally significant design is the whole point of it of course, but even more important at least from the perspective of the player is that it serves as a proof-in-concept that we can expect additional offerings in the SP system in the future!

While there have been no formal announcements indicating that additional SP structures will be added to the game, it is very likely to be the case.



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Add me on Game Cente: SamxIxAm17 ☺️

Added 18th Mar 2015, ID #530177

Add me on Game Center BiggGirl14

Added 16th Mar 2015, ID #529378

Feel free to add me. I can't seem to add anyone from here 😕 my Game Centre is ALIRAT21

Added 15th Mar 2015, ID #528827

How do I do the film make one in a neighbors town

Added 13th Mar 2015, ID #528103

Add me guys deeryme16

Added 9th Mar 2015, ID #526303

I have the social points goal to clean out my neighbours pool and they don't have one. What should I do?

Added 21st Feb 2015, ID #518999

Hey I'm stuck on the guest train to do a movie in your neighbours town. I try everything but I can't find how to do it. If you could tell me how it would be great.

Added 18th Feb 2015, ID #517900

I'm stuck, I am looking for a friend with an easel, to paint. my game center ID is: Rbvght
please add me (even if you don't have an easel)

Added 8th Feb 2015, ID #513339

I cannot obtain any social points through the party boat. Because my town value is higher nothing that. I need shows up. I cannot complete any of the tasks.

Added 3rd Feb 2015, ID #511317

I don't have via Facebook and I don't want it and I'm stuck on a quest that says log in to via Facebook and I don't know what to do ??? Can u plz help!?! If you do the so much.
Feeling: 😔sad

Added 26th Jan 2015, ID #507456

My current quest is to build the restaurant! But it says it needs more so points! What do I do how many do I need

Added 8th Jan 2015, ID #498195

I am stuck on playing frisbee with your neighbors dog ! It gives me only two options but nothing about playing frisbee. Any suggestions ?? Game Center ID "KWL637"

Added 4th Jan 2015, ID #495955

How do I read the celebrity magazine?

Added 28th Dec 2014, ID #491235

Pretend to auction some stuff to a neighbors town? How do I do that

Added 27th Dec 2014, ID #490912

Please add me
Ps do you have a cat

Added 27th Dec 2014, ID #490806

Please add me Game Center : d dot 36

Added 25th Dec 2014, ID #490019

Add me my Game Center I'd is islandgirl561

Added 24th Dec 2014, ID #489310

How do I practice guitar in a neighbours town

Added 22nd Dec 2014, ID #488082

Add me at game center agussmaul

Added 20th Dec 2014, ID #487029

How do I play the fooseball tournament at a neighbors house when none of them have fooseball? I also need more neighbors my game center is ~stoners11312~

Added 25th Nov 2014, ID #476122

Add me pls, game centre : SVERANSDIKA
Facebook : Syafriandy veransdika

Added 11th Nov 2014, ID #470179

Add me on Game Centre - Paprikamax - I play lots of games including this one !
I also have fire hydrants, a pool, a podium, a video camera, a blackboard, a designers bench etc !

I'm looking for a neighbour who has a fire pole too please ?

Cheers !


Added 7th Nov 2014, ID #468461

You need to find a neighbor house that has the video camera to do that...

Added 3rd Nov 2014, ID #466752

Hey! If you've got ANYTHING for the neighbors quests, add me on GC! I'm eat pies :P

Added 2nd Nov 2014, ID #466457

How do i make my sim practice film making In my neighbors town? Help plz

Added 20th Oct 2014, ID #460750

Cleaning a Neighbor's Pool: Have an ADULT Sim from your town visit a neighbor town then look for a pool there that is dirty. Tap on the pool and select the clean pool task.

Added 12th Oct 2014, ID #457819

Where do I get a fire pole?

To add one to one of your Sim houses, it has to be a house that already has a second floor (or more). On a multi-story house, open the Build/Buy menu and select the HOUSE Button, then click on the STAIRS then on the button for one of the following:

1. Rusty Fire Pole ($450K)
2. Functional Fire Pole ($525K)
3. Standard Fire Pole ($600K)
4. Snazzy Fire Pole ($750K)

Yeah, they are not cheap, are they?

Now as to finding a neighbor with one - you should only bother looking in Sim houses that have more than one floor - and if you don't find one go looking on the chat boards for players who are offering friend towns with courtesy houses. Be an idea to look explicitly for those that state for a fact that they HAVE a courtesy house with a fire pole. Just saying.

Added 16th Sep 2014, ID #448666

Add me on Game Center!
I need fire hydrant on neighbors house please!

Added 6th Sep 2014, ID #445099

Where do I get a fire pole?

Added 3rd Sep 2014, ID #444198

The social process and the party boat begin with adding neighbors - once you have some you will be able to visit them. You are best off though seeking neighbors from the boards who are offering courtesy houses.

Added 1st Sep 2014, ID #443117

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Added 15th Aug 2014, ID #437183

Add me in Game Center please!!! khadar3122

Added 12th Aug 2014, ID #435647

Add me on GameCenter so we can be neighbors! I need more friends with well developed towns so I can finish missions!

Added 9th Aug 2014, ID #433754

How do u do the first one that's like sezz the new social button and tells u about the party boat

Added 4th Jul 2014, ID #412143

Please add me on fbook Brae DeLano

Added 3rd Jul 2014, ID #411413

Add me on Game Center my name is *~£exi~*

Added 25th Jun 2014, ID #406234

I have alot of the things u people meed so add me on facebook Tiana Sweet

Added 18th Jun 2014, ID #402128

I need to hug neighbours cat but none of my neighbour have it. Im stuck there for ages :((

Added 17th Jun 2014, ID #401188

my current gol is to talk to a neighbor but when i get to a neighbor town my sims loose their inspiration, when they get there all their needs are empty and they have to go home to fill their needs! what do i do???

Added 10th Jun 2014, ID #397143

I need someone with a podium, helpppp !!

Added 4th Jun 2014, ID #393576

U should woohoo bc u can have a baby then get 100,000 sp points! I did that and it worked u should try it

Added 30th May 2014, ID #391160

Add me on fb guys. I have all the available stuffs you need and you could visit me anytime.

Added 18th Apr 2014, ID #376284

Add me guys on fb. So u could come visit my town anytime. I have dogs, mansion and all availabe stuff in freeplay

Added 18th Apr 2014, ID #376282

Need some neighbors ... Please add me in the Game Center, my name is merrissa (:

Added 18th Apr 2014, ID #376258

my current task is to visit a neighbors land and design clothing, but when i go there i don't even have that option. Someone please help

Added 9th Apr 2014, ID #372935

My social quest is play frisbee with a neighbor's dog, but the thing is my neighbors' don't have a dog. I only have one neighbor and I have checked all of them, but neither one has a dog. Someone please help me!! I have been stuck on this forever!! Help?!

Added 8th Apr 2014, ID #372797

I can't practice films in neighbors town! May somebody please help me? Thank you!

Added 6th Apr 2014, ID #372145

Alright, i have 2 neighbors (i know lame :( ) but anyways i get stuck on a TON of those social quests, and i don't want to use my LP's to skip them... Any tips? Cheats? Help ?!

Added 31st Mar 2014, ID #370259

To #361606: Nirvana is waaay more complex than this game makes it out to be. It ties in to the teachings of Buddha. For the purposes of the game though, if you go to the park and click on the active sim, it should give you an option to "Reach Nirvana." Your sim should then start meditating. It takes a long time, but Nirvana is worth it. lol =] Hope this helps!

Added 16th Mar 2014, ID #364973

What's a Nirvana.

Added 6th Mar 2014, ID #361606

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