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The Sims 3 Walkthrough and Guide

by Mike Hazleton  

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The Sims 3 Guide - Sunset Valley


Work dominates the lives of most Sims, providing money and goals. Sunset Valley has many options available for those interested in finding work. These locations also have leisurely activities available too, for those who wish to relieve stress rather than increase it:

Landgraab Industries Science Facility: Fame and fortune await those seeking a career in Science here. Either that or a life of boredom. You can also attend logic and gardening classes here, as well as taking a tour of the labs for those interested. Any insects you have collected can be given to the facility in return for some Simoleons. It's right to the west in the hills of Sunset Valley.
Wilsonoff Community Theatre: The illustrious but unpredictable line of work in the music industry can be pursued here. Unfortunately there's nothing for budding thespians to enjoy, though a tour of the theatre and movies should keep most happy. You can also take guitar classes here. Find it sandwiched between the bookshop and grocery store.

The theatre is a great place to unwind.

Sacred Spleen Memorial Hospital: A lucrative but stressful career in medicine awaits you if a visit is paid to the hospital. Its central location is essential, north of the art gallery, on the southernmost street in the main town area.

Llama Memorial Stadium: At the Memorial Stadium you can start a professional sports career, as well as attend fitness classes, and sports games and concerts. Your Sims will sometimes express desires to get fit, attend an event or pursue a career as an athlete. To locate the stadium, look south west of the Fort Gnome Military Base, to the far east of the town.

A career as an athlete awaits at the stadium.

Community School for the Gifted: This is where your Sim will go to school, if they are the right age, obviously! Sims can also attend painting classes here. It is handily located to the east of hospital, to the west of the central park.

Hogan's Deep Fried Diner: Here, like at the Little Corsican Bistro, you can join a cooking career. You can also eat and drink at the diner, as you may expect, and also take a cooking class if you want to begin improving your Sim's abilities. It is located to the west of the school and above the hospital

Doo Peas Corporate Towers: There are two careers available here, one is a business career, and the other is journalism. You can also attend a writing class. Locate the Towers by looking directly north (just across the road) from the Diner.

Little Corsican Bistro: The Bistro allows Sims to get a bite to eat or a drink, indoors or out. You can also take up a cooking career and take a class in all things culinary. Locate the Bistro on the same street as the bookshop, next to the grocery store.

Learn to cook at the Bistro.

Outstanding Citizen Warehouse Corp: At this somewhat dodgy looking warehouse, you can join a criminal career. Get there by going to the south east of the Langraab Industries Science Facility, due north of the Corporate Towers. You may also find some collectibles in the warehouse's back yard.

City Hall: Many bureaucratic careers can be started with a trip to City Hall, which can be found in the same street as the Corporate Towers, directly north of the central park. With the charismatic nature of politicians, courses are also offered in the subject. You can also take a tour. It's located due north of Central Park.

Take a tour of City Hall

Police Department: The only option here is to sign up for a career in law enforcement. Get there to the east of the central park, next to the Memorial Library

Fort Gnome Military Base: Obviously here you can join the army and begin a military career in Sunset Valley's home regiment. More surprisingly, you can take a Handiness course here to improve your Sim's technical prowess. You can also go on a tour of the base. Find it to the north east of the Memorial Stadium to the far north east of town. It's also south east of Stoney Falls, if that's one of your favourite fishing spots.

Part-Time Jobs

These are available at Divisadero Budget Books, Sharma Day Spa, Pleasant Rest Graveyard and EverFresh Delights Supermarket. More information on these locations can be found below.

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Comments for Workplaces

6 comments, latest first.
Oct 17th 2013 Guest
if you work for Mod the sims company. your registration page is broken. i tried 7 times and could not get past the "human verification screen". yes i am a human. and yes i was putting in the RIGHT answer. pll contact me at [email protected] with help or an answer,, thank you
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Jul 11th 2012 Guest
Yeah, I asked for the wii one, please add legitimate guides for the consoles/handhelds in stead of linking us to the PC version.
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May 29th 2012 Guest
This is the PC one, not the DS one. I asked for the DS one, not the PC one.
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Jul 15th 2011 Guest
Actually it's not the army, in NO Sims game does it actually say the branch of the military you'd be joining. It's just the Military, if I were to guess based on the uniform it'd be the Air Force.
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Jun 29th 2011 Guest
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Mar 4th 2011 Guest
How do you get the drummer job? please email me at [email protected]
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