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21st September 2004, 03:39 PM
Hello there,
In my group of friends, The Sims, and editions to it, such as hot date vacation unleashed etc, it has been the new rage. B)
i have been playing it since i was about 9, and i havent played it in ages since now i hardly play games on the computer, back to the subject, i'd like to get the Sims 2, unfortunately its out of my budget, since im broke lol i think its about 90 dollars, ($89.99). I want to get a game thats worthwhile and i wouldnt get bored with it, If u know of the game or have played it, could u plase give me a preview, what are the good points and bad points?

21st September 2004, 03:45 PM
Hey Honey.

Here are some links to reviews:
The Sims (http://www.insidemacgames.com/reviews/view.php?ID=62)
The Sims - Livin' Large (http://www.insidemacgames.com/reviews/view.php?ID=114)
The Sims - House Party (http://www.insidemacgames.com/reviews/view.php?ID=182)
The Sims - Hot Date (http://www.insidemacgames.com/reviews/view.php?ID=267)
The Sims - Vacation (http://www.insidemacgames.com/reviews/view.php?ID=311)
The Sims - Unleashed (http://www.insidemacgames.com/reviews/view.php?ID=346)
The Sims - SuperStar (http://www.insidemacgames.com/reviews/view.php?ID=430)
The Sims - Makin' Music (http://www.insidemacgames.com/reviews/view.php?ID=472)

And since The Sims are a game, and a game is software, i'm moving this to the Software forum. :)

edit: and i'm not sure if the sims 2 is out on mac. But then again, i'm not an expert on the Sims.

21st September 2004, 03:51 PM
I believe sims2 is set to come out this week, however don't recall seeing mention of an apple mac version just yet.

I had the chance to play a preview copy and its not bad. Although I got really bored of the game quickly. Guess I am not into playing these anymore.

21st September 2004, 04:06 PM
i'd like to play the preview of the game? do u download it?
my friend got the game, and she said it didnt work because it didnt hav some kind of graphic card?I think it is because the graphics are greater and 3D

22nd September 2004, 10:08 PM
Ok, Sims 2 is RRP $89.95 for CD-ROM and $99.95 on DVD-ROM. Go to gaming sites like ign.com or gamesradar.com for online reviews, and thesims2.com for EA's own take on it. It does need a graphics card with DirectX 9 support, Win XP, 256 meg of ram and 3 gig of hard drive space. It is the biggest seller in the PC market in Australia at the moment. And as for a Mac conversion, Aspyr, one of the experts in Mac conversions is porting it over for a first quarter 05 release on Mac. Have I played it? Yes, got 10 minutes with it back in May at a vendors show.(I work in the games industry.) Did I like it? well, not really my thing but I appreciate the improvements. \