"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 ... See full summary »

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Gerri Lawlor ...
Sim (voice)
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Sean O'Connor ...
Sim (voice)
Laurel McCarl Kapros ...
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Paul Rausmussen ...
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Eli Sibley ...
Sim (voice) (as Elizabeth Knudsen Sibley)
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Donna Le Tourneau ...
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Melissa Roberts ...
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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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4 February 2000 (USA)  »

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Will Wright wanted a unique language for The Sims that was filled with emotion. Gerri Lawlor and Stephen Kearin, actors from the San Fransisco Bay area were brought in. They created "Simlish" through improvisation sessions in the studio. See more »

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Warning! Do not play this game if you ever plan on leaving your computer again!!!
5 November 2003 | by (Lexington, KY) – See all my reviews

The Sims has to be the most addicting game I've ever played in my life! I'm actually ashamed of how much time and money I've spent on it. Nevertheless, it's well worth it. I even have all the expansion packs for it (except the new one that just came out). Despite the fact that it might be a shameful addiction, I still have a lot of fun on it.


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