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Is this game appropriate for a 10 year old boy? Nov 28, 2014
Certainly. It is rated T for teen, but I think it will be fine. While you can "woo hoo" with a sim to have a child, it is "censored" with blurs and most action is insinuated rather than shown. For example, a couple might hide under the covers and it will show pillows flying around and hearts. It's a great time-strategizing game and I think kids can learn a lot about social dynamics from interacting with other computer controlled sims and architecture from building houses as well as time management.
There are no pets in the Sims 4, and I'm not sure about the expansion pack but given their past expansion packs for the sims 2 and the sims 3, I think an expansion for pets should be highly likely for the sims 4.
I am having trouble with the game that it will stop working, and I have been saving like crazy but still will lose it. Sep 11, 2014
I had a similar problem. You can try checking if your drivers are all up to date, change settings (I had a little luck putting my desktop game on the laptop settings, which would keep it from crashing as often), or uninstall and try re installing. I tried all of these, but none really worked. The game is very glitchy, seems like it was released at least a year too early. Ultimately, I returned the game. There is even a section in the lessons apologizing about glitches and spelling errors, so they know about these problems, so if nothing else, hopefully a patch will be released soon that will help you. I ran out of patience and called it quits.
why do sims talk like they do? Feb 1, 2015
"Simish" was designed to mimic the general sounds of multiple languages, but some Simish phrases do have specific meanings, such as "Oh, soon, soon," and "Dag, dag," which seem to mean, "Oh, hi there," and "Hello." From what I understand, over the years Simish has become a sub-language among those who write the lyrics for the songs we hear on the stereo or when sims sing. The main thing the devs tried to do is make certain none of the nonsense simish words/phrases wind up being a curse word in some language. To that end they strive for complete gibberish (other than Simish), no matter what language the player happens to speak.
As of this time, The Sims 4 is only available for the PC.
I have a Mac. Will the disc work, or is it only compatible for PC? I understand the download only works for the PC, but is it the same for the disc? Oct 6, 2014
(update) The Mac version will be released on Feb 17. If you own the PC version (download or disc), you will be able to download the Mac version from Origin at no additional cost.
is this the sims 4 game with extra content? Dec 10, 2014
Some of the extra content is origin exclusive content, so Limited edition will include the bonus items that aren't exclusive to origin. From Origin "COMPARE EDITIONS Only on Origin: Get the Digital Deluxe Edition Make your new Sims the life of the party with Digital Deluxe Edition content! From laser light shows and wild party outfits to Tiki bars and festive decor, explore the adventurous side of your Sims' mind, body and heart." From Amazon "INCLUDES The Sims 4 Life of the Party Digital Content: Features the Flaming Tiki Bar and sleek, stylized outfits for your Sims." The "Life of the Party Digital Content Features the Flaming Tiki Bar and sleek, stylized outfits for your Sims." Content is all that overlaps between the two in terms of bonus content. As to the game itself even with the pool patch and the upcoming patch that will add 2 new career tracks for 4 new careers, my personal recommendation is to wait until the price drops closer to the $20 no higher than $30 mark. I preordered, and find that as Base Games go s4 has even less content and interactivity than all previous generations of the game. So far it looks as though s3, for all it's flaws, was the pinnacle of the franchise. :(
is this the actual game or is it just extra content? Dec 25, 2014
Bare-bones game. Like everything EA it is set up to where you will get bored with it after a day or 2 and have to buy a $30 expansion pack every 3 months to stay interested for another 2 days.
I just bought a new laptop computer for my daughter and was planning to download simms 4 for the Origin site. Do I need to have any other simms game downloaded before I download the simms 4? Nov 27, 2014
No, you just need the sims 4 game. Now if u want to add any of the expansions. Then you will need the original game (Sims 4 in this case) and then the expansion pack.