Building In The Sims 1

A throwback to the sheer agony of The Sims Build Mode

The Sims has been around for over 20 years. For those who did not play the original version, this is a throwback to just how bad Build Mode used to be.

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The Sims retro revisited : Bustin’ Out

In a community where many Simmers are familiar with the latest instalment of The Sims franchise, we often forget bout the previous games which made the current ones possible.

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Revealed: What your Sims say in English

An exclusive investigation has revealed that it’s not all “sul, sul” and “dag, dag” in the land of The Sims.

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Sims 4: Concept art and world maps from early development

To know where we are going, we need to know where we began. Well, that seems like a suitable motivational introduction to looking back at some early concepts for worlds in The Sims 4.

The Sims 21st Birthday Poem

The Sims 21st anniversary live stream: Watch the recap here

The Sims will host a live stream on 25 February 2021, to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the popular franchise… precisely 21 days after the milestone.

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The Sims 2: How to fix the flickering screen on Windows 10

The Sims 2 seems unlikely to return to Origin, but but if you have a copy installed and you are dealing with the dreaded screen flicker, there is a way to play in peace.

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The Sims burglar music that still horrifies and haunts players

They’ve inspired some on point cosplay and still haunts the dreams of Sims players who started playing the game over two decades ago.

Sims 4 Revolution On Twitter

The Sims 4 revolution will not be televised, it will be Tweeted

Cars, babies that are not objects, burglars and the hula zombie… Sims Twitter is starting a revolution and it’s coming for The Sims 4.

Sims 4 Baby Update Babies Objects Fix

The challenges with a ?free the baby? Sims 4 update

Babies in The Sims 4 has been high on the wish list for many players. Freeing them from their cribs without destroying save files is quite a challenge, though.

Sims 4 Houses Real Life Renders Pictures

Sims 4 houses: Real-life renders of iconic lots

We’ve all taken a bit of inspo from real life houses to build our dreams in The Sims 4. But what if Sims 4 houses were rendered in real life?

The Sims 21st Birthday Poem

To The Sims, on your 21st birthday: A poem

The Sims franchise is celebrating its 21st anniversary in 2021. We have composed a terrible poem, as a homage to the game that has given us so much life, despite us playing with life with no regard for the virtual people and their inability to use pool ladders.

How Cc Worked In The Sims 1

How it started: Custom content in The Sims 1 – Face edition

Custom Content has been part of The Sims for as long as the game existed. But things were not always quite as sophisticated as they are today. Well, I guess we used to have our internet connections cut whenever somebody picked up a telephone, so….

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Sims 4: How to make your own CC floors in under 10 minutes

If there is a floor tile you want that’s not in The Sims 4, make it yourself. It is super simple. And while photo-editing software is helpful, you do not even need it to make your own tiles.

Do you say Live or (a)Live Mode in The Sims? A Guru answers

You know the mode in The Sims where your Sims do Sims things? You know, Live Mode….how is it pronounced?

Sims 4 Goth Family Colour Palette

A Sims colour palette for the Goth family

If the Goth Family from The Sims had a Pantone, what would it look like?

How To Play The Sims 1 On Windows 10 Widescreen

How to get The Sims 1 on Windows 10 in widescreen and windowed mode

If you are hankering for some nostalgic gaming, you can play The Sims 1 on Windows 10 with a few simple tweaks.

Bella Goth Easter Eggs In The Sims

Hidden Bella Goth reference through The Sims history

All through the history of The Sims, there have been references to the game’s iconic characters. Let’s take a look at some of the Bella Goth ‘Easter Eggs’ .

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The Sims with different names in other languages: Pleasant family

The Pleasant family from The Sims aren’t called Pleasant in all the game’s translations.


The Sims: How it started vs how it’s going

It’s been 20 years since The Sims first captured our imagination. The game has come a long way – and it just keeps going.

Original Sims Beds

The Sims: Weird objects from the original game

If you have been playing since the OG days of The Sims franchise, your younger self might not realise just how clever and barbed the original game actually was.

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The Sims: Bella Goth has a different name in some translations of the game

Bella Goth is not called Bella Goth in other translations of The Sims. And you thought the mystery of her whereabouts were a lot to get your head around.

Original Sims Beds

Throwback: Iconic Sims Build/Buy objects – Beds

Take a trip down memory lane and celebrate some of the most iconic objects from the original version of The Sims.

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What Mortimer Goth is called when the Sims is not in English

The pre-made Sims character Mortimer Goth is not always called Mortimer and his surname is not always Goth.