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The Road to Fame Teen Quest

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After completing the Higher Education Quest and giving one of your Preteens a birthday cake you will flag the limited-time quest The Road to Fame - during which your Teen can participate (and as long as you do it within the timer in the game you get some awesome prizes).

Your budding Teen Idol as they begin the long road towards stardom and proving themselves to themselves and the Sim Audience that will vote them into Stardom!

To complete this Quest you need to complete the following Goals:

  • Buy a Stack of Magazines

    Even if you already own a stack of magazines to complete this part of the Quest you need to buy another...

  • Have your Teen read Teen Celebrity Magazine

    Simple enough - have your Teen "use" the Magazine Pile and select Teen Celebrity to read...

  • Make a Teenager watch Funny Cat Videos

    To accomplish this head to the nearest computer with your Teen and have 'em start saying Awww!

  • Send a Teenager to the Park

    A simple trip to the Park...

  • Create a Plan to Become Famous

    Once your Teen arrives they need to use the board on the pier to devise their plan, after which they will have unlocked the Keyboard object at the store!

  • Buy a Keyboard from the Home Store

    You can find the Keyboards under the Teens tab - there are 1, 2 and 3 star versions - and you will get the best results (shortest times) from the 3-star just saying...

  • Write Music

    Once you have your Keyboard placed, have your Sim use it to Write Music!

    Road to Fame

  • Write 3 Pieces of Music

    Now that your Teen has started the Music Hobby they just need to continue it for three more music pieces for the keyboard this part of the Quest to unlock the next instrument.

  • Write 6 Pieces of Music

    This does not mean 6 new pieces, it means 6 pieces total -- as in use the Bass Guitar to "write" the three additional pieces that make up the second set of pieces, in order to unlock the Drum Kits in the store. Once you do that you need to purchase a Drum Kit for the next challenge and set.

  • Write Nine Pieces of Music

    As with the previous task this is not 9 new pieces but rather the three new ones for the Drum Kit combined with the six you have already unlocked with the previous instruments. Spending LP is a good idea here as it really does reduce the time it takes for your Teen to play/write the music.

  • Write 12 Pieces of Music

    Now that you have completed another set of three songs you have unlocked the Electric Guitar, which you need for the next round of the contest and the unlocking of three more songs!

  • Write 15 Pieces of Music

    All Instruments

    Again once you have unlocked the three songs that are in the 4th row you will have unlocked this step as well as the Microphones - so buy the best Mic you can afford and then polish off the last three songs for this set and unlock teh Magazine Photo-shoot as well as complete this massive segment of the Quest!

If you can afford to spend the Life Points on better quality instruments it is a really good idea to do so, since a one-star instrument actually takes 2 hours or more to complete a song!

The path to being a Teen Idol rotates around the newest Hobby and its related collection, all of which has the writing of new songs as its focus.

The Sims Sign

Part of this Quest series is the Sim Sign Quest - which requires you to have your town reach Level 25, and complete the Teen Idol Quest Series. With each element of the series completed, you will gain a piece of the sign, which can be found behind where the Real Estate Office is located on the top right side of the map!

Once you have completed the Fame Quest you can start building the Sim Sign -- which means repeating the Teen Fame-based Hobby to collect their special resources. That basically means the following:

  • TV Show Cameo

  • Radio Interview

  • Magazine Photoshoot

Which if you did not realize it are the last three collection lines of the Teen Music Hobby.

The newest addition to the landscape is the very distinctive Simville Sign that can only be re-constructed via the hard work and creativity of your Sim Teen Idol!

In addition to repeating the Teen Idol Hobby collection ("Teen Idol" is actually the proper name for the hobby) your Teen will obtain random Sign Resources (these are the TV Show Cameo, Radio Interview, and Magazine Photoshoot resources), through most of the normal tasks like washing their hands, eating, and the like.

That mechanism was previously established and demonstrated as part of the build and upgrade process for the four different Temples for the Bridge / Islands Expansion (for example the Pickaxe, Gold bars, and Granite that is required for the Riches of Terra collection).

Completing the Sims Sign has its own special benefits depending upon the level of completion you have managed to obtain. There are three possible levels to obtain and each of the levels brings with it a potential random bonus that can be obtained when harvesting XP and Money from the Town Buildings and Structures.

The bonus system works out as follows:

  • Level 1: $200 Random Bonus

  • Level 2: $400 Random Bonus

  • Level 3: $600 Random Bonus

There does not appear to be a level higher than 3. The bonus amount in extra money is not finite - that is to say that you can obtain the bonus for your Sign Level randomly from each of the buildings or structures you harvest, so it is possible that the bonus could add up to a pleasantly tidy sum!

Beyond the Sign - Completing the High School

Once you reach the point in this new Event and Quest chain at which you are working towards obtaining the resources for completing the Simville Sign, you have also reached the point at which your attention will turn back towards completing the rest of the build sites for the town resources.

Particularly you will want to focus upon obtaining the required prerequisites for building the High School, which at a minimum means advancing your town to Level 30 (the level that is required in order to have the Population level that is actually required to build the High School).

As you work your way towards Level 30 some emphasis should be placed upon coordinating the various Relationships that are required to expand the town Population in terms of Children - which means married couples (not necessarily male-female couples either mind you as FreePlay fully supports all types of relationships including same-sex marriage which, if you think about it, is pretty cool, just saying).

While single Sims can adopt via the phone that process requires you to spend real-world money. Bearing in mind that when you bring a child into a Sim family one of the adults will basically have to put their Career on hold, since an Adult must be present in the household around the clock in order for the Child / Preteen / Teen to complete many of their tasks...

Getting the first collection completed is just the beginning but as you work towards completing the Sim Sign by repeating the collection you will eventually cap-off the new Teen Idol Hobby and it will become a source for extra Life Points as well!
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Oct 14th 2015 Guest
Please help! I've been stuck writing the same drums and microphone notes and reading the magazine. I'm not getting any of the things I need to unlock teen idol mansion, all instruments are 3stars, I'm also on level 38 and I'm not getting anymore quest
ID #616447
Sep 8th 2015 hajs
My teen can't use the microphone.. what should I do? Please help.
ID #606659
Aug 19th 2015 Guest
I've been trying for over 2 weeks to write 3 pieces of music on the keyboard but I keep getting Ballad. I even tried buying a better keyboard, but still stuck!
ID #599977
Jul 29th 2015 Guest
I can't even buy the magazines . It's the only thing available from the home store but it won't let me actually place them any where . Help
ID #591007
Oct 2nd 2015 Guest
Place it on top of a table.
ID #613353
Sep 7th 2015 Guest
Place them on a table
ID #606406
Jun 8th 2015 BxChiquita
Where do I find the microphone?
ID #567469
Jun 13th 2015 Guest
Its all on the teen bit
ID #569594
Sep 6th 2015 Guest
I dont have it in my homestore :(
ID #605905
Mar 30th 2015 Guest
I keep getting same notes want let me go any further in the quest
please help
ID #535495
Aug 6th 2015 Guest
I have the same problem as you
ID #594575
Mar 30th 2015 Guest
I completed all 15 peices of music but the last task won't say it's completed even though I have done won't move off my screen so I can't start a new task helpppp
ID #535359
Mar 29th 2015 Guest
I'm doing the quset right know but every time I leave my game for a bit I come back my teen sims clothes and hair is differnt WHY
ID #534691
Mar 22nd 2015 LexiF
I can't comple this quest it's taking forever can I skip this quest or cancel and do a new one
ID #531741
Mar 21st 2015 Guest
After weeks I finally figured it out!!! The electric guitars are equivalent to the cheap guitar, standard guitar, and expensive guitar. Also I thought that I needed the microphone to compleye line 4 of the notes but I needed to complete line 4 of the notes to unlock the microphone.
ID #531540
Feb 25th 2015 Guest
I can't find the electric guitar please help me
ID #521089
Aug 10th 2015 Guest
It's in the teen selection
ID #596571
Feb 22nd 2015 Guest
I completed all sets , do I have to start all over again to get the photo shoot thing ?
ID #520043
Feb 17th 2015 Guest
I can't go on.... I can only buy magazines.... pleasure, help me!!!!!!
ID #517202
Feb 14th 2015 Guest
I'm at the part where it says write 12 pieces of music and I still don't have the electric guitar and it's not in the store for me to purchase
ID #515890
Feb 10th 2015 Guest
I cant wait to get something other thsn adultsSmile
ID #514233
Jan 31st 2015 Guest
I'm not at the level where I can do that quest but I wanted to know if I should save up and how much money or lps do I need for the sign quest
ID #509967
Jan 29th 2015 Guest
How do you get the teen to write a new note I have a 3 star guitar and keyboard and can't get past writing 6 pieces of music same ones keep popping up please help
ID #508753
Jan 26th 2015 Guest
I'm stuck I'm on the third instrument and keeps playing the same music not the last note
ID #507701
Jan 13th 2015 Guest
Please help , I just can't find an electric guitar anywhere
ID #501066
Jan 9th 2015 Guest
I am stuck and I can't buy anything else than magazines!
ID #498921
Jan 7th 2015 Guest
I wanted to know how many resources you get when you go up. Like I know level:1 is 5 each. And then level:2 is 10 each. I don't know If level:3 is 15.
ID #497664
Dec 30th 2014 Guest
I have just started and before lv8 they did a bonus quest that i could get married i complete it but do i still have to do the same one again ❓. From Chase
ID #492591
Dec 20th 2014 Guest
How do you [color=red][/color] get the todler quest?
ID #487505
Dec 19th 2014 Guest
Anyone know how to get effective lp?
ID #486878
May 15th 2015 Guest
Watch those videos
ID #556482
Dec 11th 2014 Guest
Same here. I've been writing music every hour for 5-6 days and still can not move on to the next quest. I have made hundreds of notes. Getting frustrated. Help pls!!!
ID #483230
Dec 10th 2014 Guest
I ran out of time and I cant find a microphone how do I complete road to fame quest
ID #482904
Dec 7th 2014 Guest
I have all 12 music's then the quest for seniors started but I haven't become a teen idol and how do you build the sign
ID #482002
Dec 6th 2014 Guest
Its said buy a stack of magazine and i had buy it.but still not working the other shop list doesnt exist please help
ID #481097
Nov 25th 2014 Guest
I can't find the electric guitar? I've been stuck for months it's nowhere to be seen?!
ID #476031
Nov 16th 2014 Guest
I've finished the teen idol quest.
And now when I am onto my next quest I am only alowed to buy a stack of magazines.
Why is that?
ID #472646
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