The Sims 2

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  1. Bennett

    Bennett Active Member

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    This may not be everyone's cup of tea but it cannot be denied that The Sims was a huge success albeit a little buggy.

    Scheduled for release Feb 2004 is The Sims 2.

    For anyone that is interested, or maybe their better halves ;) have a look at these cool videos:

    List of Sims 2 movie trailers
    Really good Sims 2 trailer
     
  2. Janus

    Janus Hope is Alive

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    Showed the trailer to the wife, and she thought that it might be "interesting".

    oh.. and "Didn't they have fingers in the last one?"

    :p
     
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    Father The Boss Staff Member Administrator Moderator

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    I actually bought the first one, I always enjoyed games like Sim City when I had time for SP games, so I thought I would have liked the sims.

    Now only the best SP games I make time for. The Sims however didn't grab me for some reason, I gave it a few goes but wasn't my thing I suppose.
     
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    That's probably 'cause you weren't playing it properly (ie. have 3 wives all at the same time, have several kids and have a few gay lovers on the side ... makes for some very interesting social interaction. :twisted: .... of course I then bought a hamster which caused half of my household to die of disease ... yes, I swear it was the hamster. :oops: :p )
     
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    RedMan Retired Advisor

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    My woman plays it.
    Since beginning I had no interest in it whatsover. It is amusing now and then to look over her shoulder and see whats happening.

    Best time was when a guy went and poked his fireplace.
    Flames then lept out and consumed him.
    He stood there screaming for about 30 secs while the rest of his family & friends casually walked round the rest of the house.
    Then I think his wife found him.
    She stood there screaming.
    He eventually fell and died (stopped screaming), she continued.
    Fire people came.
    Wife started to sob.

    I wouldn't be able to play this game anyway, I'd torture em. Do the walling in trick to em once a day (save em just before death).
    Any friends that come round I'd wall in in the lounge room.
    Just see what algorithms are around to deal with that, how crazy a sim can go.
     
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    Don't forget pulling all the ladders out of the pool. :twisted:
     
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    RedMan Retired Advisor

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    LoL!
    And what? see who can make the sim collapse from exhaustion the closest to the pool?
     
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    G-B-H Getting Started

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    Sounds like great fun is ther a Zoo perhaps whereby for some unknown reason( 8O :wink: ) the animals were able to be lets loose into the suburbs?
     
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    i have the game, and didn't like it much... but now that you guys have suggested the walling in part...humm... i think i'll give it another try!

    geez, u guys are soooo twisted..... ly evil and amazing!! :twisted:
     
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    Father The Boss Staff Member Administrator Moderator

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    So basically the only way to make this game fun is to become a bisexual bigamist and semi accidently put your visiting friends on fire.

    That confirms my impressions about the game :roll:
     
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    Yep. Watching them floundering in the pool then die is rather amusing ... in a sick kinda way. :twisted:

    No can do in Sims ... but you can do this in Zoo Tycoon. :twisted:
     
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    Yes. :p
     
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    Don't most people play the Sims in the same way as they would like their real lives to be? :)lol:mad:Bennett)
     
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    How did I know before I even read you post that you wouldn't like The Sims. You have a very refined taste Father, whereas I'm a game whore....I will play any game, with anyone, anywhere on anything! :wink:
     
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    Yeah, but don't have to deal with the real-life consequences. :p
     
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    Just dragged this one out of the deep dark depths of this forum for a little update. :)

    For those that are interested, they have finally published a release date: September 17th, 2004

    Also, the character customization utility Bodyshop has been released to the public.

    So if this doesn't appeal to you maybe let the significant other in your life know, unless of course, you've only got one PC between you. :p
     
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    Well, for those that are interested, the Sims 2 is out. Officially it's released tomorrow but Mrs Bennett has picked up her copy and is eagerly waiting to get home. :roll:

    So if you're looking for something to get the missus into gaming then this might be your answer. :wink:

    And FYI, there is a DVD version (a little more expensive but has a little more content) and a 4 x CD version.
     
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    So when will Mrs. Bennett have hand cramps and a "claw hand" from grabbing the mouse too long? :)

    I reckon she's also going to be a little "sick" tomorrow huh? ;)
     
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    LOL! Yep, she's taken today off ... but legitimately. :roll:

    As for the game, the eye candy is amazing, even on low settings. Alas! you're gonna need a decent system to have smooth control. :(

    Nevertheless, it's lookin' pretty good so far.
     
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    LMAO that's so funny... I'm glad there are other sickos out there, I don't feel so lonely now :lol: LOL...
     

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