StrangeTown Monty 2.08(A): XB-602-1023 (Part 1)

Who/what has Kent Capp been “seeing”? How surprising is Vidcund Curious‘ “new” request? Does Bianca Monty have the Clearance Level to say “no” this time?

Face it: the enormity of the situation is that the traditional Beaker hierarchy has been turned on its head 😮 How well is the gardening project going at Specter Yard?

What can Ajay Loner and Erin Beaker expect after the “catastrophic miscalculation” at their house?

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Previews & Bloopers

Blooper: Vidcund Curious & Trent Ivanov vs the Elevator Preview: Bianca Monty wonders... why now? Preview: Kent Capp gets dizzy at work
Preview: Beaker Hierarchy Reversed - Loki & Circe Beaker work for Nervous Subject! :o Preview: Ajay Loner and Erin Beaker are traumatized by their cataclysmic miscalculation Preview: Dr. Prometheus Hyde conducts an evaluation by phone

Episode POLLS: What will the new baby look like? [Vote Now!]

[NEW – Sims 4 Emotions Quiz] & [List of Sims 2/3 Canon & STM-related Quizzes]

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StrangeTown Monty 2.07(B): Breaking Point (Part 2)

**UPDATE – June 2017** Take the NEW [STM Quiz], 20 qns. Content up to 2.07(B), easier than the previous quiz, which has been replaced.

How will Kent Capp react to Antonio Monty‘s surprise visit?

Ajay Loner and Erin Beaker have a serious discussion about their approaches to Jane Doe (Bella Goth) and the Windmarks (Loki & Circe Beaker). Are they guilty of a most costly oversight? 😮

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**Spoiler Alerts**: DO NOT click until you’ve watched the episode in full!

[POLL: What do you think will happen to Jane Doe?]

Previews

Preview: Kent Capp wakes up from his nightmare from 2.07(A) Preview: Kent Capp is late for breakfast Preview: Ajay Loner & Erin Beaker on their bed

Bloopers

BLOOPER: Kent Capp's leg hurts BLOOPER: Antonio Monty & Kent Capp have a hard time shaking hands

StrangeTown Monty 2.07(A): Breaking Point (Part 1)

Bianca Monty entertains an early guest, with news about the emergency evacuation of Antonio Monty & his kids… were they too late? 😮

What do gardeners James & Susan Windmark (Loki & Circe Beaker) have in store for Nick Grimm (Nervous Subject), the new patriarch of Specter Yard?

How can we interpret the bizarre fragments of memory and fear going through Kent Capp‘s subconscious mind, as he sleeps through the morning visit?

Readers of PVCS vs STM 2015/2035 would have seen RM Frank Morgen doing the same tasks as his counterpart RM Sepp Rossi. Read [Morgen’s short bio].

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Previews

Preview: Antonio Monty & Sepp Rossi brief the kids with obscured faces Preview: James & Susan Windmark (Loki & Circe Beaker) as Specter Yard Gardeners

StrangeTown Monty 2.06(C): The Patriarch (Part 3)

Ethical dilemmas abound as Bianca Monty & Kent Capp have a long overdue conversation about his health, and Strangetown’s latest scandal (involving the disgraced patriarch General Buzz Grunt).

Sepp Rossi tries to reach out to Antonio Monty, the faltering patriarch of Veronaville.

How will the new patriarch of 13 Dead End Lane, Nick Grimm (formerly Nervous Subject), react to the discussion between Ripp Grunt & Ophelia Nigmos?

Stay tuned for an Extra that takes place in an Alternate Universe, a short chapter in screenshot story form, before STM 2.07(A).

[Premade Sims Stats List: Veronaville, Strangetown, Pleasantview]

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Bloopers & Previews

Preview: Bianca Monty & Kent Capp Preview: Curious Brothers on break at work Preview: Antonio Monty Preview: Nick Grimm enters the discussion between Ophelia Nigmos & Ripp Grunt

StrangeTown Monty 2.06(A): The Patriarch (Part 1)

Nick Grimm (Nervous Subject) interviews prospective gardeners in Specter’s Yard. General Buzz Grunt’s son, Ripp Grunt, has an urgent chat with Ophelia Nigmos.

Bianca Monty quickly reflects on Kent Capp’s recent behavior, before responding to Vidcund Curious

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POLL: [Nick Grimm, Sneaky Eavesdropper…]
– How many simmers predicted Grunt’s outcome correctly?

Bloopers & Previews

Ripp Grunt vs Ophelia Nigmos - The Confrontation Waylon Wolff, Leader of the Free World... Prospective Gardeners (Preview Shot) Tank Grunt, Military Recruit (Preview Shot)

StrangeTown Monty 2.05(B): Grimm Prospects (Part 2)

[UPDATE – April 8 2015]
(1) Someone is fired from Hyde Dynamic…
(2) Two New Polls

Vidcund Curious decides to strike before it’s too late. The investigation continues at Olive Specter’s yard, as the Two Racing Men, Xu and Ivanov, deliver an outsider’s perspective on the situations in STM. Kent Capp gets a flood of memories from 1997, and wonders where Bianca Monty‘s place is in all of that.

If STM 1.10-1.11 are a parody of “possible accusations of Gary Stu”, then 2.05(B) is a parody of “bait and switch”. The audience sees the Racing Men on the screen, but it is the story of the main characters that is advancing at that time.

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[STM Analysis: My original plans for the Two Men in the first draft of this episode, and Sims 3 gameplay stories that influenced how I finally constructed these three Racing Men.]

The Capp siblings’ banter is based off a real-life conversation the author had in 1997, the year GTR98 was released.
Regan Capp’s race: [Ivanov in “Al Simhara 5”]

DO NOT click the two following links until you’ve watched the episode in full!
[VOTE: What happens next for General Grunt?]
– How many simmers predicted the outcome of the investigation [correctly]?

Bloopers & Extras (Click Pics to Enlarge):

Unexpected Discovery in Specter's Yard By the Book No Trespassing
Ophelia & Nick Blooper Capp Siblings Video Game Kent Capp & Vidcund Curious

StrangeTown Monty 2.04: Friends in High Places

General Buzz Grunt executes Step One of his plan. The Hyde Dynamic Secret Project Team discusses the Veronaville Device, as Kent Capp seeks medical attention. What the Fringe happened at Ajay Loner & Erin Beaker’s house…?

(Bianca Monty has been temporarily sidelined for this minor arc. But her status as “main female character” remains intact.)

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Clarifications (Do NOT read until you’ve finished watching):
“Veronaville Device Project” is NOT the same as the “Secret Project”.

I turned 3 of my most trusted Racing Cars into 3 Scientists with Clearance Level 9. All three are minor characters who will NOT dominate the series’ overall focus, and have no prior history in the Sims canon.

Hyde Dynamic *is* a “ZZ Top Corp”. These guys (& their beards) are protected under the same “permanent ban” clause as my Racing Videos. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

Previews

General Grunt's Meeting Preview: Kent Capp with Xu and Ivanov Loner & Beaker's Mysterious Visitors

[EXTRAS] – More Employee Cards: Bianca, Vidcund etc (& a Glitch)

“STM Vidcund Curious Makeover” applied to Loki Beaker & Kent Capp.