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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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Jul 7th 2016 Cmarie Avatar Cmarie
if anyone has a podium please add me gamecenter name is Chelt
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May 12th 2016 dellraye Avatar dellraye
I have been ignoring social points for a long time in Freeplay but now need some neighbors for some of the new updates that require a lot of social points (spa in particular). I have most every area built out and many items people can access. Pls add me as a neighbor- game center ID dellraye
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Mar 27th 2016 Yodog Nation Avatar Yodog Nation
Add me on Game Center ( YoDog ) I have pools, wood working benches, salsa dancing, telescopes, horses, baths, coffe, a work house, awesome houses ( feel free to copy but not to much ), weather machine, pets, fashion studio, chocolate making thing, cats, dogs, and many more things. Plus I need to add a friend with a fire hydrant :( anyone got one?
ID #642800
 
Apr 5th 2016 albi88 Avatar albi88
Do you have facebook? i don't have game center
ID #645117
 
Mar 27th 2016 Yodog Nation Avatar Yodog Nation
I wanna get the night club but I can't get any SP :(
ID #642797
 
Mar 18th 2016 your_boo Avatar your_boo
Add me on gc: lolita5545
I have pools, a woodworking bench, a fashion design bench, a telescope, cats and dogs, horses, bathtubs, recliners, etc
ID #640939
 
Apr 5th 2016 albi88 Avatar albi88
Do you have facebook?i don't have game center
ID #645120
 
Mar 18th 2016 your_boo Avatar your_boo
*and guitars
ID #640941
 
Feb 16th 2016 jbdean Avatar jbdean
Im still not understanding how to acquire SP. Do I have to wait for a quest or can I just, for example, find a dirty pool and clean it to earn them?
ID #635703
 
Nov 21st 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
I need a friend with a auction podium plrasr
ID #627151
 
Sep 12th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Please add me on GC: >>br1tta<<
ID #607513
 
Sep 11th 2015 maryamanas Avatar maryamanas
I want a neighbor who has a telescope. Please drop by your email if you can help.
ID #607309
 
Feb 16th 2016 jbdean Avatar jbdean
I've tried to send you a message here with my FB page but the message won't go. I don't want to post it due to getting unsolicitated contacts. If you can, message me and I'll reply (hopefully it will work that way).
ID #635708
 
Aug 19th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
[color=Blue][size=39]Hi adds me on game center I am
:[A1mee]:[/size][/color]
ID #599957
 
Aug 10th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
I have to design a fashion in a another sims town they have no fashion studio what do I do.[b][/b] [color=Blue [size=12][/size] [/color]
ID #596246
 
Aug 28th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
i have a fashion studio and I can't seem to add people so add me if you would like. I need neighboues to get a 3star tv
ID #603114
 
Aug 27th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
You can add me on Facebook. Calliendra starkweather ... I have a fashion studio.... send a message do I know it is sims
ID #602826
 
Jul 24th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
I hate how I cant get any sp on the sims freeplay
please do a cheat on that
thank you
ID #588869
 
Jul 6th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Please help me I am stuck on Design something in a neighbours house...................[color=Blue][/color] I DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO πŸ˜­πŸ˜–πŸ˜“πŸ˜–πŸ˜ž
ID #580795
 
Aug 12th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Hi my name is Emma Jane Ingram and tonight I am getting the night club and I am so happy I can't salut into is finish πŸ˜€
ID #597012
 
Jul 6th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
How do I clean a neighbours pool when none of my neighbours have pools?
ID #580473
 
Jun 27th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
My task is to hug a neighbours cat but my neighbour does not have one. What shall I do.πŸ˜”πŸ˜©πŸ˜›πŸ˜€
ID #576144
 
Aug 3rd 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
This has happened to me, and it is annoying because my friend does not have a cat and I only have one friend. I wish I could by them one.
ID #593243
 
Jul 5th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
I got this too
It's annoying so I just left it and keep trying to convince one of my mates to buy a cat
ID #580032
 
Nov 2nd 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
I have a cat! Add me on Game Center SillyAni94
ID #621949
 
Jun 30th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
you have to have your nieghbour buy one then hug it
ID #577799
 
Jun 19th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
ok this didnt really help me at all but thanks anyway
ID #572575
 
Jun 17th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Where do you clean the pool at I can't find it
ID #571802
 
Jun 7th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Please add me @ game ID: mister_uppity. Thx 😊
ID #567065
 
Jun 2nd 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Add me Game Center I.d. lisa3471
ID #564721
 
Apr 6th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Please add me to gamecenter! username: Unfathomably
ID #538709
 
May 21st 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
How do you do that
ID #559242
 
Mar 18th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Add me on Game Cente: SamxIxAm17 ☺️
ID #530177
 
Mar 16th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Add me on Game Center BiggGirl14
ID #529378
 
Mar 15th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Feel free to add me. I can't seem to add anyone from here πŸ˜• my Game Centre is ALIRAT21
ID #528827
 
Mar 13th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
How do I do the film make one in a neighbors town
ID #528103
 
Mar 9th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Add me guys deeryme16
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Feb 21st 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
I have the social points goal to clean out my neighbours pool and they don't have one. What should I do?
ID #518999
 
Feb 18th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
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.
ID #517900
 
Feb 8th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
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)
ID #513339
 
Feb 3rd 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
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.
ID #511317
 
Jan 26th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
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.
Sincerely,
Danielle
Feeling: πŸ˜”sad
ID #507456
 
Jan 8th 2015 sweetlover31 Avatar sweetlover31
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
ID #498195
 
Jan 4th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
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"
ID #495955
 
Apr 30th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Buy a frisbee
ID #550006
 
Dec 28th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
How do I read the celebrity magazine?
ID #491235
 
Jun 30th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
First buy the magazine
ID #577812
 
Dec 27th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Pretend to auction some stuff to a neighbors town? How do I do that
ID #490912
 
Jun 13th 2015 Guest AvatarGuest
Go to your neighbor's park, find a podium and there says an option to pretend to auction some stuff. Not sure tho.
ID #569668
 
Dec 27th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Please add me
Smarties_10
Ps do you have a cat
ID #490806
 
Dec 25th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Please add me Game Center : d dot 36
ID #490019
 
Dec 24th 2014 Islandgirl561 Avatar Islandgirl561
Add me my Game Center I'd is islandgirl561
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Dec 22nd 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
How do I practice guitar in a neighbours town
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Dec 20th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Add me at game center agussmaul
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Nov 25th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
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~
ID #476122
 
Nov 11th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Add me pls, game centre : SVERANSDIKA
Facebook : Syafriandy veransdika
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Nov 7th 2014 Ashton_Giant Avatar Ashton_Giant
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 !

TEZ
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Nov 3rd 2014 CMBF Avatar CMBF
You need to find a neighbor house that has the video camera to do that...
ID #466752
 
Nov 2nd 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Hey! If you've got ANYTHING for the neighbors quests, add me on GC! I'm eat pies :P
ID #466457
 
Oct 20th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
How do i make my sim practice film making In my neighbors town? Help plz
ID #460750
 
Oct 12th 2014 CMBF Avatar CMBF
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.
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Sep 16th 2014 CMBF Avatar CMBF
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.
ID #448666
 
May 7th 2015 MontrealPaul Avatar MontrealPaul
Hi, CMBF
Do you know if there's any advantage to buying one Fire Pole over another? $450K is expensive, but $750K is ridicuous! Hard to justify...

Thanks!
ID #552975
 
Sep 6th 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Add me on Game Center!
I need fire hydrant on neighbors house please! Smile
SamKearney
ID #445099
 
Sep 3rd 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Where do I get a fire pole?
ID #444198
 
Sep 1st 2014 CMBF Avatar CMBF
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.
ID #443117
 
 
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