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"The Sims" is a close up look at a family of Will Wright's critically acclaimed "Sim City" series. In this game you create a family of "Sims" and build a house for them on the lot they are put on.

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Credited cast:
Gerri Lawlor Gerri Lawlor ... Sim (voice)
Stephen Kearin ... Sim (voice)
Sean O'Connor Sean O'Connor ... Sim (voice)
Laurel McCarl Kapros Laurel McCarl Kapros ... Sim (voice)
Paul Rausmussen Paul Rausmussen ... Additional Voices (voice)
Eli Sibley Eli Sibley ... Sim (voice) (as Elizabeth Knudsen Sibley)
Jonathan Woodworth Jonathan Woodworth ... Sim (voice)
Bill Foreman Bill Foreman ... Sim (voice)
Samantha Seigelman Samantha Seigelman ... Sim (voice)
Dominique Moore Dominique Moore ... Sim (voice)
Jeremy Coffee Jeremy Coffee ... Sim (voice)
Nikki Rapp Nikki Rapp ... Sim (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Donna Le Tourneau Donna Le Tourneau ... Sim (voice)
Melissa Roberts Melissa Roberts ... Sim (voice)
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"The Sims" is a close up look at a family of Will Wright's critically acclaimed "Sim City" series. In this game you create a family of "Sims" and build a house for them on the lot they are put on. As the game progresses, your Sims lives take a turn for better or worse. You get jobs and earn money, buy equipment to increase your skills, make friends with other Sims, fall in love and get married and ultimately have a bouncing baby Sim. However, disasters do strike in the Sim world; pipes can burst and start floods, fires can break out and burn up things, you can get robbed by burglars, and if not properly taken care of; your Sims can starve to death. The game includes many real-life aspects as realistically as possible. Who knows? Maybe your Sims will finally be able to buy that Plasma Vision Widescreen TV some day... Written by jondaman816

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The People Simulator from the Creator of Sim City


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Country:

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Release Date:

4 February 2000 (USA) See more »

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Maxis Software Inc. See more »
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its very addicting
23 March 2007 | by et18See all my reviews

I played this game since it came out in year 2000 when I was age 10. I didn't think it'd be fun. I was right but I thought it was addicting due to it dealing with people and you can make their lives poor or rich by a click of a mouse. I loved causing natural disasters in the sims' homes and having them call the fire department or exterminater. The only thing I hated about the game was the sims' actions. They didn't do stuff normal people did they were pretty stupid and always got depressed so I had to use cheats in the game! Other than that this game is fun but don't get too addicted because when I got off the computer I said to myself: "Man, am I pathetic or what?"


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