i need help .. my farm isn't growing .. it said that new cops are coming in at 100 minutes.. but then the time goes back up to 200 minutes .. help .

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i have the first hut built...where do i build the other huts?

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bubbles March 6, 2007 2:22 PM

hey everyone i need alittle help....where do i build hut number 2 i have a builder who has his bar almost full...i drag him all over the map and nothing shows to build a new hut im so lost

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Hi there, out of all the children, how do I know which one is the golden child??

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Kristin March 6, 2007 7:59 PM

My villagers made it on their own. I think the builders will automatically do that when the time comes, like when your population calls for more.

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Sharonn: for the golden child..scroll up and read the puzzles..it tells you what to do.

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Thanks Mikki, I put 6 mums in the pool but still dont know which child was the golden child!

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Austin Humphrey March 8, 2007 5:09 AM

I have the golden child now and he immediately did a few good things for me .... does he only do them only that one time or is there a way to get him to help again and again

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Kristin March 8, 2007 3:12 PM

Is there a walkthrough of this game i can go to?

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You will know the golden child because he walks on water..is bald and is dressed from head to toe in gold...he giggles and throws partys..w/ rainbows..ya cant miss him..lol

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marcela March 9, 2007 7:44 PM

how do I solve the butterflies milestone??

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Kristin, go to virtualvillagers.com :)

marcela, drop the golden child on the garden, he will then summon the butterflies. This may take a few tries.
Then, drop him on that orange herb left of the cave. The butterflies will pollenate it and it will grow fruit. :)

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how do i get rid of algae and wheres the well?

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casey roxx March 10, 2007 3:27 PM

someone help is there anyway to get lots of tech points quic i need em real bad

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gillian, level 3 in farming and a master farmer and a few trips under the waterfall. The well? I don't think there is a well in VV2, only in VV1. Jay has a VV2 page up if you need anymore help.

casey roxx, try setting your speed to 2x (only if you have enough food for your village). Or you can set your computer time ahead. Also, get enough tech points to buy level 2 in science so you can earn tech ponts faster ( I know it sounds weird, "get more tech points so you can get more tech points). :p

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i need help! i built the first new hut, but how do i build more? whre do i build them???? help me pleeeeeaaaaseee!

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its taking me forever to get tech poits. what do i do?

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Taylor-Anne March 12, 2007 5:49 PM

Taylor,

Does any one know how to get rich with tech point's fast? Please help

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Ok To get lots and lots of tech points quikly

is put all you vv at the research table!!!!

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How do i get the totem after my villager has became a esteemed elder?

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how do i get the gong piece out of the water fall/pond area

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deana, the structures will show up automatically. :)

joshua and Taylor-Anne, set your speed to 2x, or set your computer time ahead, or put almost all of your villager on the research table, or buy level 2 in science so you can earn tech points faster.

nicole, it will show up right away.

jasman, you need to make a stew (2 orange herb and 1 black herb.)

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Ok are the scientist supposed to just automatically go to the research table cause mine do.

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Danielle March 14, 2007 3:44 PM

Someone please help. how do i get my adept scientist to become a master scientist. i keep researching but it doesnt seem to be doing anything. Do i need to research the plants continuously? he just goes back to the table.

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how do you become a doctor?

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Danielle March 14, 2007 5:13 PM

to become a doctor get your sim to research the medical cactus. thats all i know so far. i'm at adept doctor now, not sure if theres anything else to do

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Does anyone know about the orange fruitless plant at the top of the area? Does it ever produce flowers? Maybe as a result of the completion of another puzzle?

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VV1, once they are a trainee scientist, they will go to the research table by themselves. If you don't want them to, just go to their details and click on another job. :)

Danielle, if you want a master scientist, you need to keep your villager researching at the table. Researching the plants will only improve his/her "doctor skills".
You can study other herbs, not just the cactus. Also, your doctor can gain skill by healing other sick villagers! :)

Sasha, by studying the herbs and healing other villagers. :)

Jo, yes, you need the golden child (level 3 in fertility, a nursing mother, the lagoon unblocked and the idol built. Just drop the mom in the lagoon). Drop the golden child in the garden, he will summon the butterflies (one of the puzzles). Then drop him on the orange plant, the butterflies will pollinate it and SPECIAL fruit will grow. ;)

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Danielle March 15, 2007 2:59 PM

Is population maxed out at 8? My villagers aren't having any more babies and my population is 8

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Ok, I've got all the tech and all the puzzles but...

When I drop an adult on the temple and they go get flowers to "honor the temple" a villiager at the treasure chest sees something interesting. Is there anything for them to find at the treasure?

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danielle March 15, 2007 8:57 PM

Why does my master doctor keep doing laundry? Is there a point to it? does it earn me tech points? seems pointless to me.

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on virtual villagers 2 my pregnant women wont stop being pregnant it never gos below 120 mins

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i have run out of females. my last one died while nursing. is there any way to get another female on the island or do i have to start over???????

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Danielle, you need to build another hut. The max population is 90! :)
Laundry is pointless. It's just to make your villagers seem more life-like. :)

lhb, after the temple, there is nothign really to do at the temple except honour it. :) The "sees something interesting" at the tresure is just a glitch. It supposed to be a clue to where the tresure is. :)

jordyn, make sure you don't have a man who is a trainee parent. He'll go through all the girls no matter what! The time should go down. It depends on what speed you have set for the game. :)

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When you run out of food how do you find a new food place

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ScottiE, there is a way, but you'll have to wait. If you're lucky, a crate filled with kids will wash up on shore. Hopefully, one of them contains a girl. If you don't want to wait, you'll have to restart. :(

Des, level 2 in farming (or level 3, depending on where you are in the game). :)

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someone help me. my guy is an adept scientist and I've been training him for 3 hours. he hasn't gone up. Wat shoud i do?

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needhelp, on the skill bar, trainee and master are only little slivers compared to adept. Adept takes up most of the bar, your villager is improving, it's just you can tell. Just wait, you'll see improvement soon. :)

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Is there a way to make a house from scratch??
Please help I can't figure it out!!

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Carla234 March 19, 2007 6:46 PM

all of you guys writing messages on this website should remember to stay in school. i have beat virtual villagers 1, and i just started vv2 yesterday. any questions, just type it in and i will answer it as soon as i can!!!!!

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HELP!!! i have all men on my island..how can i get some females?????? please!!!!

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how do you keep your food level high enough so your villagers dont die o__0

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How can i have someone die...i want one of my elders to die faster.. HELP!

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VV1, I'm not quite sure what you mean, but all huts start with scaffolding. When they appear, they are usually at 0 or 1% done.

Carla234, lol. :)

Sara, there is no way to force them to have females. But usually the game will even out the genders.

n00b, if you are running out of food, put almost all of your villagers on the research table to earn enough points for level 2 or 3 in farming. Also, look uut for mushrooms! They can help a lot at times like these.

buzzy, to die?! *gasp* Just kidding, well, in VV1, there really isn't anything you can do to kill them. In VV2, you can make a stew that lowers their health and keep on making your elder eat it. :)

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I have finished all the puzzels and bought all the tech but I cant get all the collectibles? am I doing something wrong ? how does the game end?

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i'm the same with you IG
i've already solve all the puzzles
n bought all the technology
but the game doesn't end
what happend?

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IG and al3x , collectibles take time, but it's worth it! No, you're doing nothing wrong. The game ends when you have gotten all the collectibles and solved all he puzzles.

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bool-a-bool-a March 24, 2007 8:34 AM

i cant find the treasure i have people with their skills almost all the way up! and the picture link doesnt work! i need a better pic link one that doesnt have dead ends!

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bool-a-bool-a, oh, the picture link worked for most people. Um, well, that was really the only link I could find. You can go to the link yourself. Go to ldw.com, click on forums, then on forum lists, then go down all the way to Virtual Villagers, then click on the topic that says "share your pictures". Go to around page 56 (I'm not exactly sure). The picture should be in the middle of the page. Hope it works! :)

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Victoria March 25, 2007 2:34 PM

Hey, if you click on "Change Players" on the first page thing, like, the home page, will your game be erased, or will it just be on a different? Cuz someone I know wants to play a game, but I have got really far in another the game I am playing now!! HELLLP!
Thanx, I Love you

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Victoria March 25, 2007 2:36 PM

Hey, what does level 3 of Science, Medical do?? I wanna know if i should buy it and waste money, or what!
Thanx, I love you♥

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Jennifer,

Put a pregnant woman into the water up... the golden child can push the boulder... he can do more ;-)

greetz, An

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What does it mean when it says " waiting for someone"? in new home

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Please could someone tell me how to get someone to water the dead flowers. I have unblocked the creek and have a master builder, but he wont go and get water from the lagoon when I put him in the field.

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for puzzle two i dont get what to do!! i have an adept farmer level 2, and whenever i put him near the vines and woods it says "need sharp tool" and hes confused... what do i do for the scarecrow?

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Ok - Now I have got stage 3 of everything - I have the golden child, ruins, statue, cave opened.
But I still cant get anybody to water the dead flowers from the lagoon.
When I stick a builder on there it says 'Curios about the field' and then a very quick flash of writing saying 'watering the field' and then just as you have read it - it changes to 'Nothing'
When I put a villager in the cave I just get a page of writing saying there is a bowl of fruit so somebody has been there recently.
Is this it - is my game over and do I have to start again. I got it from Real Arcade.

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caroline March 27, 2007 3:38 PM

please can someone help me, my guy is a adept scientist, i've been training him for already 8 hours and he hasn't gone up. I keep him rechearching on the table. What could i do? I run out of berries and i need a master scientist for fishing!

Thanks! xxx

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I am sorted now - All puzzles complete.
Just no sign of any monkey !!!

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how long does it take to get the treasure, cuze my people are digging but its taking for EVER!

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I am in virtual villagers 1, kow do you get to construction 2 so I can unblock the creek?
*~Emily~*

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How do I get them to fish? I cleared the debris on the beach, dragged them into the water, and they didn't do anything. They just died when the berries ran out.

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Sue Evans April 1, 2007 4:59 AM

I have been to see the picture of where the treasure is and I have dragged all of my builders to it and they just do nothing and then go back to repairing their huts. They are all master builders and I have all three techs

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zoe, you can't fish until you have level 3 of farming

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How do you get the cauldron?

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I just started and I'm working on i think it's puzzle #6 the one with the fish. i know what to do but my farmer is still not a master farmer. How much longer will it take?

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wow I am having a heck of a time trying to find the treasure. I have put my people all around the area between temple and food bin and also the area to left of temple along shore and still cant seem to locate it.

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Goodness, I have a 69 year old woman with twins. I guess unlike VV2, VV1 can breed till they die of old age? Can anyone tell me how these games end? I have been asking in all the sites, but noone can tell me.

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Where's the golden child?

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1 of my villagers has mastered 3 skills. How come he's not an Esteemed Elder? Do you get totems on VV1 as you do on VV2?

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I have 90 Villagers and out of that i have about 5 kids could i have missed the golden child?? It won't let me have any more babies either and they won't build any more houses what should i do?

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Is it possible to have more than 90 villagers cause it won't let me have any more

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Hi there,

I have the same 'problem' as renee, a max of 90 villagers and some are worried about housing, but is it possible to make extra huts (besides the 2 that they have built already)?

Also I have a master farmer fishing for hours already, he does his dance after catching a crab, but puzzle 6 is still not solved...

The treasure, puzzle 15, has not been found yet. Is it something they start looking for themselves? I had a few villagers who were 'seeing something unusual", but they didn't start digging. What can I do about it?

THANKS!

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How do you know when you have finished the game? I have completed all my puzzles, I have my golden child and he just keeps wanting to "make a party" and everyone just keeps on working and partying. Is this how it ends and that's the secret? I feel like I am missing something. Should they be able to go into the cave? I am in limbo. Any help? And what are collectibles?

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ok I'm new to this game and I'm not getting anywhere I have solved 4 puzzles and not in order but the big one is on how to teach them to fish . I have trye
everthing and still they don't fish. will they learn this on there own. and or is there something i can do to get them to learn to do this.thanks

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Can someone please help, I found the cauldren was taking it to the fire and clicked on the character carrying it and it dissappeared!! anyway of getting it again!?

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Hi there,
Loved the game and discovered some hints along the way...
If you're just beginning, catch as many fish as possible to see you through the drought of the algae in the sea.
Once I'd completed all the puzzles and played around I discovered the best way to increase tech is to place 3 children of the same age and 1 older onto a shell, rock, butterfly or beetle, pause, drag them onto it and unpause - 3 pick it up and therefore you get 300 tech points opposed 2 100. Some rarer collectables are worth more than 100.
Also, if you are struggling for a master elder once a female villager is an elder you can get her to go indoors (I used an esteemed elder - not sure on the baring of this excuse the pun) and she will increase her parenting without 'nursing' didn't seem to have an affect on the male!
Good luck!

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jennifer April 11, 2007 9:55 AM

How do I get a farmer to actually do somthing I am almost out of food please help me

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BrassMunki April 13, 2007 7:25 AM

I have the same question as Anita above. I have all the puzzles completed, 3 levels in every tech, 90 villagers, a plethora of tech points (even though no one seems to research anymore since they don't need to gain any more tech points), masters in ~every~ skill and literally a ~half million~ pieces of food in the bin.

And it's not ending...

The thing is, I don't know if I need my graveyard full. I've only buried about a dozen villagers and am only on generation 3. Does that matter?

Oh yes, something I found about mushrooms.

If you can drag several children on top of a mushroom without getting them to "embrace", they should all start picking up that mushroom. I've only been successful with four children at a time, but I have an opitcal mouse that will freak out once in awhile.

and master breeders

If you want a "master parent" quickly, the easiest way is to start them "embracing" away from the hut. Keep an eye on the one you want as your master parent and once the message of "Your villager has improved at breeding" goes away, drag them back to their mate. They may fail several times during this, but you can go from untrained to adept at parenting on one "going indoors". So I get impatient...

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Puzzle #1 - Get a builder to clean the well. This is the village water supply. Get a villager with building skill, drag them to the well and let them fix it.

Puzzle #2 - Build a new hut. Population is maxed out at 7 until you build a new hut. A villager trained in building is required to build new huts.

Puzzle #3 - Clean up the beach debris. You need to clean up the debris so the villagers can fish. Drag a villager to the debris and it will start cleaning.

Puzzle #4 - Starting a village school. You need a master scientist. Drag them to the long building north of the reasearch table to start a school.

Puzzle #5 - Remove the blockage of the creek in the northwest corner of the village. Villagers need level 2 in construction to work on this. Drag a villager to the rock pile blocking the water flow from the creek. When the blockage is cleared, water will flow to the lagoon. This puzzle is the key to solving three more puzzles.

Puzzle #6 - You need to complete puzzle #5 first and have a villager with level 3 harvesting. Take a master farmer to the lagoon and they will start hunting fish. This may take awhile.

Puzzle #7 - Discover the graveyard (requires Level 2 of Spirituality). When a villagers dies, drag an adult villager to the northeast corner of the island. The villagers will provide a proper burial the pile of bones in village center. After this first burial, villagers will automatically have burial ceremonies for any deceased villager.

Puzzle #8 - Discover the medicinal properties of 4 plants. One plant is the cactus near the boulder, one plant is near the lagoon, two are on the east side of the island. Drag a villager to each plant until all four are mastered.

Puzzle #9 - You need to complete puzzle #5 first. Drag a villager to the field on the east side of the island (where the dead flowers are). They will water the field with water from the lagoon. Make sure to use a villager with building skill so that the watering continues until the flowers bloom.

Puzzle #10 - Solve puzzle #14 first. Wait for the butterflies to follow the golden child, then drag the golden child to the strange plant north of the berry bush where the butterflies will pollinate the plant.

Puzzle #11 - Restore the temple at the ruins (requires Level 3 of Construction). Drag a villager to the ruins in the southeast of the island and they will begin restoring the ruins.

Puzzle #12 - Requires puzzle #11 complete and Level 3 Spirituality. Drag a builder to the shiny rock on the west side of the village and they will chisel the rock to create an idol.

Puzzle #13 - the birth of the golden child (requires Level 3 of Fertility) . This requires puzzle #5, puzzle #12. Drag a nursing mom to the lagoon.

Puzzle #14 - Requires puzzle #13. Drag the golden child to the magic flower garden and wait for the butterflies.

Puzzle #15 - Buried treasure (requires Level 3 of Construction and Level 3 of Science). Search the sandy areas on the south part of the island between the food bin and the temple.

Puzzle #16 - Moving the boulder (requires the golden child). This one just happens on its own when the golden child is ready, you can't force it.

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so, i have a guy....and he's buidling the hut....except none of his skills have gone up :S kinda worried....

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I'm so stuck on VV 2 i have no more coconuts and algae in the ocean and I'm afraid my little villagers are about to die!!!! Please help. I don't want a cheat code i just want to know what to do. I have 2nd level farming, science and engineering and I don't know what to do!

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O.K.so here is my problem.I have went thru the whole game and started another one(VV1)and never had a problem,however,now my womwn is caring for a baby and the nursing time says 400 min.And I desperately need this child for my tribe to carry on.Is there anything I can do?

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can somebody tell me how to get tech points faster ( i put it to x2 for speed already ) they 're so slow i even hav 2 master sciectist but it still really slow HELLPPPP!!thank you

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person who plays it April 23, 2007 2:01 PM

im on virtual villagers 2 lost children, and i dont know how to get rid of the vines, make more houses make stews or...get rid of the vines!!! plz help!

thnx

lots of thanks, person who plays it
pwpi 4 short

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sania_tennis5 April 25, 2007 4:21 AM

Hey...my food's all finish, and the villagers do not know how to swim .. :( What do I do?

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sumita basu April 25, 2007 7:59 AM

please can anyone tell me where in calcutta[india] i can buy the full version of virtual villagers and what will be the price?

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sania_tennis5 April 26, 2007 8:05 AM

Nice to know that people from India are playing this game..I am from India too :)

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It is hard to tell if some of these questions relate to V.V. 1 or 2!! I see some questions that have been out there a while, and I will not answer them unless they are repeated because I think those people probably found answers someplace else.

Generally, in V.V.1 winning depends on tech levels and, in some cases, having Masters in skills. Whenever I buy a new tech level, I take my best scientist, my best farmer, and my best builder (one at a time) and drop them on every location on the map of interest, which is just about everywhere, and see if they will do something good. A key message to remember is when the villager is "confused" because that means there is something to do at that spot but a higher level tech is needed.

Nada, no, V.V.1 does not have Esteemed Elders.

jingy, lyddie, angel: the answer to your questions is the same for all - the game is slow, and you can only wait for things to happen. Skills go up, women do stop nursing, tech points accumulate, but none of it happens fast.

Miranda, hope you found the V.V. 2 forum here, but in case you didn't and still need help,

have you built a dam yet? Construction level two lets you do that. Once you have a dam your farmers will plant and harvest crops. But it takes a lot of time. If you have too high a population, you might lose some to starvation unless you can manage to get enough mushrooms to tide people over until the crops are ready. In order to get rid of the algae, you need level three tech in farming.

pwpi, likewise, if you haven't found the V.V.2 forum... all the things you talk about, you have to be at tech levels two or more in various areas.

For example, to get rid of the vines you need tech level three in both construction and culture. To build more houses you need tech level two in construction - same to clear the thorny bushes.

sania_tennis5, you can grow crops and have your villagers fish by solving puzzles and/or having tech level two or more in some areas. If you read the puzzle solutions #3, #5, and #6 by Sophie (a few posts up on this page), you will find answers to your question about fishing. Berries will grow back, but it takes time for that. Kids can help with mushrooms. For more food, you can grow crops in the little area south of the scientist's table, but

you need to be at level two farming tech. You also must get the well working - I think you probably did this already. With level two farming, drop a farmer on the fertile patch of ground and he/she will plant crops and water them from the well, and then you have to wait untl the crops are ready and your farmer(s) can harvest them.

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you know... I dont like waiting so long to get tech points

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All you people who are having trouble with getting tech, I have a tip for you. Get multiple scientists!

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Howe do I keep birds from eating up all my seeds? I have had a crop ready to harvest three times and I get a dialog box saying the birds are relentless and have eaten everything.

Katitid

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how do u make a gold baby and where is the treasure located

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how do you get them to reproduce . mine are to hungry .

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Anonymous May 1, 2007 7:21 PM

Answers to various newbee questions (possibly answered above already):

Q: How do I get villagers to do their job?

The villager must be above 14 years of age (adult voice) - Be sure to set their work "preference" on the "details" screen - While "untrained" they have to be dragged to their workplace, then left to finish an "attempt" at work. After that, if they shake their head and don't start working again by themselves, they have to be dragged onto the workplace again. When they become "trainee" (and then some, between 1/6 and 1/5 progress bar) they will start working by themselves (even if they fail their "attempt"). Sometimes they will do other stuff, but eventually they return to their "prefered" work.

Q: Where/How do I build/discover [something]..?

If there is not an "obvious" location to build (plot outline or other area a builder will work on) you typically need to research something further before you can build anything further (which is why building, like healing is much more difficult to master than farming and research). Likewise, in order to make a certain "discovery" (ie. reading the script under the vines) you typically need a certain level of research in a specific "area" (science, construction, ...)

Q: How do I advance my doctors?

Two ways: Healing the sick (when there are any) and studying "strange plants". In my experience doctors are extremely tardy, and will typically have to be dragged to the plants manually, despite being trainees, adepts or even masters (not that it matters much then). The do seem to start healing the sick by them selves though.

Happy gaming,

A-)

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ectoplasmical May 2, 2007 1:02 AM

For those who continually have their villages die out while they're away from the computer it may be enlightening to check out the event log which can be found in the VV install directory and is updated each time you start the program. It can sometimes provide some very humourous outputs:

Mon Apr 23 21:18:12 2007: Taipa collected some crops. Crops remaining: 550136
Mon Apr 23 21:18:12 2007: Current food available to eat: 749706
Mon Apr 23 21:18:12 2007: Jomo mated with Skank
Mon Apr 23 21:18:12 2007: Ghali mated with Skank
Mon Apr 23 21:18:12 2007: Silko mated with Skank
Mon Apr 23 21:18:12 2007: Iniko mated with Skank
Mon Apr 23 21:18:12 2007: Idowu mated with Skank
Mon Apr 23 21:18:12 2007: Howi mated with Skank
Mon Apr 23 21:18:12 2007: Mazi mated with Skank
Mon Apr 23 21:18:12 2007: Hiji mated with Skank
Mon Apr 23 21:18:12 2007: Olu mated with Skank
(and on and on....)

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help me pls!How can i gather the 3 herbs? And how can i get the 'something down there' at the pond? And how can i cut the thorns front of the cave?

Thanks...

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yAeH... May 2, 2007 10:19 PM

What do you mean by 'waiting for someone? And how can you open the boulder? And where will i put the villager if he is dead?

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Can a master builder can push the boulder? can you plant at the field? Help me! i ran out of berries! How can you get food?

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I've been playing for 16 hours now and was wondering how fast should I produce babies, I've birthed 6 now...

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Maria Brejner May 6, 2007 5:58 PM

Hi

Just got the game about 24 hours ago, and I already love it - I have A New Home, not the new one.

How do I get them to build more huts? I've searched and searched for help online, but all they say to do is grab a villager and drag them around the village until they see a suitable site for a new hut. But they never do!

Where can I build huts?

Thanks,
~Maria

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