Tech Guru is one of the eight basic career tracks introduced in The Sims 4. It has two branches: eSport Gamer and Start Up Entrepreneur. The ideal emotion for Tech Guru is Focused. The daily tasks for eSport Gamer is to play video games. The daily task Start Up Entrepreneur is to practice programming.
Who needs college with programming skills like yours? Opportunity is out there, ripe for the picking, and you and your big brain are ready to pluck away.
Tech Guru Career Levels
1) Live Chat Support Agent
Welcome to Babysitting 101! <sim name> will be using his/her above-average intelligence for hours of gentle guidance and virtual handholding, exploring brave new limits on just how thinly one can veil sarcasm.
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Hours: 10:00 - 18:00
2) Quality Assurance
<sim name> has entered the exciting world of QA, the unsung heroes of software development. It's the perfect job for people who feel like they break everything they touch! But hey, better they break it than the customer, right? Right??
Congrats to <sim name>! Now, instead of risking life, limb and job pointing out the gaping holes in someone else's code, he/she gets to put all semblance of a life aside to program code based on someone else's deadlines. At least there's a benefits package!
Wielding a rare combination of technical and political skills, <sim name> is carving his/her up the ranks at last. While innovative work is still a faint glimmer on the horizon, it's finally in view, and not everything <sim name> does is totally mind-numbing.
<sim name> has finally achieved the glory of middle management! He/she gets to drive the schedule, squeeze hundreds of programming hours out of each week, work magic with budgets and play the ice queen everyone else gets to whine about.
<sim name> got real power now. He/she doesn't just manage measly one-off projects, he/she is in charge of the development process for several groundbreaking products. Aye, aye, this is going to be fun!
Fantasy, meet reality. <sim name> is actually making a living playing games competitively. Sure, he/she isn't exactly pulling in six figures yet, but the bounty's getting bigger, and the sponsors are taking note. Time to invest in media training!
Perks: "Revanne" Poster, Brag about Skillz interaction
9) APM Queen/King
With practice comes speed, and <sim name>'s real-time strategy skills are living proof. With APM climbing past the 400 mark, <sim name> has been known to assemble an army, equip it, construct an impenetrable base and annihilate at least one other race in the time it takes most people to tie their shoes.
WOOT! <sim name> is now rolling in dough, and he/she doesn’t have too many complaints about being famous either. Sponsors are picking up tabs left and right, there are Simoleons to be made by streaming his/her practice sessions, and the tournament prizes are nothing to sneeze at. This is the dream of gamers everywhere!
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Hours: 16:00 - 22:00
Perks: PriorPerfection Motion Sensor Game Mat
Start Up Entrepreneur Branch
Tech Guru Career Levels - Start Up Entrepreneur Branch
7) The Next Big Thing
Turn your Big Ideas into household names as a Start-up Genius. It’ll take savvy and connections, but fortune is within your reach.
<sim name> is making a name for himself/herself in the tech world, but the cash from selling of his/her first company is already getting thin. Instead of bowing to someone else’s vision, he/she decides to earn money as a consultant for private investors.
With an impressive track record for successfully launching companies, <sim name> is always on the go and never off the grid, making split-second decisions by text on everything from development to creative to UI. Remarkably, people listen!
Whiz kid. Wonder. Visionary. <sim name> has been called them all, and he/she is confident he/she deserves it. Everything he/she touches turns to gold. Doors open when he/she so much as glances at them. And technologies only emerge with his/her permission.
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Hours: 10:00 - 15:00
Perks: Plasmatron 3000 Flatscreen TV, Brag About Startup Interaction