Low risk surgeries are relatively inexpensive though, and will provide a small boost. Smarts are much easier to increase in Billie, and you aren’t hampered as much naturally as you are with looks.
Basically, it works the same way it does in real life: study hard and go to the library once per year and you’ll see that smart score skyrocket. In two years’ time, Candy writer has become a household name for mobile gamers, thanks to the enduring success of their life simulator game, Billie.
Regardless whether you choose to play professional basketball, football, baseball, or soccer, your pro position is mostly random, though the operative word here is “mostly.” For example, if you have high Smarts, that increases your chances of getting drafted as a basketball Point Guard, a baseball Catcher, a football Quarterback, or a soccer Goalkeeper.
In other words, you can work on your Rebounding, Defense, and Tricks once each before hitting the Age button and see improvements for all three attributes. After choosing which attributes to focus on and doing the usual things you need to do before tapping on Age, you can hit that button and view your numbers for the season.
The very first decision you’ll need to make, of course, is whether you’re going to accept your first contract offer, negotiate for a higher salary, or outright reject it. Take note that Billie sports free agency isn’t as lucrative or as (seemingly) easy to navigate as it is in the real world.
While we’re still on the topic of Respect, we should also let you know that this stat, combined with your Greatness, has more of an impact on your Fame as a Famous Athlete than the usual avenues, meaning your book deals, TV commercials, magazine photo shoots, talk show appearances, and social media posts and product endorsements. The Greatness bar can be found on your main athlete menu, and this goes up or down depending on your attributes as a player as well as the Respect you earn or lose by doing good or bad things on and off the court.
You can still star in them, you can appear in sexy photo-ops, you can write autobiographies, and you can endorse everything from sportswear to scorpion lollipops in the various in-game social media platforms. This would usually happen if you’ve proven to be too much trouble, typically as a result of frequent on-court issues, off-court legal problems, or if you chose to do a Lateral Farewell and attacked your coach for one reason or another.
In order to make sure that your character is smart in the game, you will have to start working on this stat early on in life. Studying hard will help you get smarter in the game, but also increase your chances of getting into college without a loan and getting a better job.
Sometimes, you just get a really tough start in life… For a short while, you will be able to focus on your studies each year, as well as visit the library. This is something you should do constantly throughout your life in order to maintain your maximum smarts levels as you grow older.