The Sims 4 Build Challenges

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Find Out Everything About All the Build Challenges in The Sims 4!

The build challenges for The Sims 4 have been around for years. We’ve already seen the best Sims 4 build challenges lists for 2019, 2020, and 2021. There are many different styles and ways to do these challenges, and if you’ve never participated in one, you may not know its rules.

So, here we will tell you everything you need to know about a Sims 4 build challenge. And also, how do you complete one successfully? Just keep in mind that here we will focus down on the best and most fun build challenges in The Sims 4! Let’s go!

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Build Challenges in The Sims 4

So, what is a build challenge in The Sims 4? Well, it is an idea that challenges you to build a home in one particular style or another while also following a given set of rules. The community has generated countless such ideas through the game’s past, and today we have more than a dozen popular ones. And while in this post, we focus on the build mode challenges only, know that there are general Sims 4 challenges too. We recommend them all!

The Sims 4 10 Minute Challenge

The first idea that we’re looking at here is pretty self-explanatory – you have to create a suitable home in under 10 minutes in total! The Sims 4 10 minute challenge rules state that you have to build at least one bedroom, one kitchen, and have a bed. Basically, you need to build a home in which Sims can normally live in just 10 minutes. Go!

You can check this challenge on YouTube!

The Sims 4 10K Starter Home Challenge

You can figure out this one by the titles as well. The 10k starter home idea challenges you to build a full house, and you’re limited to using 10,000 simoleons only. Obviously, the home has to have everything that a regular house has, including the kitchen, bathroom, and the rest. It isn’t quite nerve-racking like the 10 minute build challenge, but it’s still a difficult one. So go ahead and try it out!

The Sims 4 Mini-Micro House Challenge

If you love having a challenge to build a tiny house in The Sims 4, here you go! It’s called Mini-Micro because you’re only allowed to create a home with 20×15 tiles and use a total of 18,000 simoleons. And yes, you’re allowed to build multiple floors, but the tiles rules have to be followed. Also, no objects should be placed outside of the house as well! Instead, you must fit everything inside the Mini-Micro house!

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The Sims 4 Dollhouse Challenge

The Sims 4 dollhouse challenge is one of the best challenges that you can find on the internet! Here, the whole point is to imitate a dollhouse that you’ve seen (or played with) as a child. The rules say that your creation must have at least two floors and open from the back and the front (like a regular dollhouse). So, what do you say? Ready to build one?

The Sims 4 Sims with Disability Challenge

Here is another popular challenge that will be quite interesting to a competitive simmer. Basically, here you’ll need to pick a Sim with a certain disability (you can choose which one) and focus your house around it. This means that if your disability is a Sim in a wheelchair, for example, you’ll have to make all floors accessible to that Sim and everything else as well. Use your creativity for this one!

The Sims 4 Ugly House Challenge

The ugly house build challenge for The Sims 4 forces you to build the most hideous home that you possibly can. For that, you must use at least 10 different colors and mash them all together. Also, the house must be in a weird shape and adorned with depressing-looking stuff in its yard. For this, you can as much money as you want and cheat your way to wealth too.

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The Sims 4 Goths Manor Challenge

On the other hand, the goths manor challenge is all about style. You get a lot with a 30×40 size, but your walls must always follow the floor plan. Then, your manor must be similar to Dracula’s castle, with pointed roofs and a dark exterior. You can also create a garden, but it isn’t a must. The colors to focus on here are black, red, purple, and blue.

The Sims 4 Solid Color Challenge

And perhaps the hardest build challenge in The Sims 4 is the solid color one. As its title states, you have to create a house using only one color. You’re free to choose which color you want to use, but you’ll have to stick to it for everything else. Beds, floors, walls, windows, and decorations – everything must be in one color! Remember, there are no exceptions here!

This is how popular simmers do this challenge! Watch it here!

Conclusion on The Sims 4 Build Challenges

Even though we picked the 8 most exciting build challenges, know that there are many more all over the internet. These challenges are meant to be fun by giving you an alternative way of playing the game. The perfect time to do one is when you’re stuck with not doing anything in The Sims 4 or just generally bored. You can pick whichever one you want from our list, but our recommendation is the solid color challenge!

Don’t forget to visit our general guide on challenges in The Sims 4 for more info!

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