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Originally Posted by HystericalParoxysm
Got an opinion on TS3? Of course you do! Whether you like it, hate it, or anything in between, this is the thread where you can post your opinions about it and discuss the finer points of what you think about the game, what it is, what it could have been, and what it should be!
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Originally Posted by alyria80
I play it everyday so I must like it. The one thing I really want more than anything at the moment is the ability to build our own neighborhood from scratch. I think that would rock soooooo much in this game. Sure right now you can demolish everything and start over, but I'd like a choice of maps. I'd find a nice simple one and I'd start small, a few businesses, a few families and as time progressed I'd expand and expand until my small town had grown into a bustling city filled with the descendants of those first few families.
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Originally Posted by Verno77
-Useless Seamless Neighborhood: I love the idea of the seamless neighborhood, however household you aren't in control of do nothing. It would be cool if your household and other households affected each other meaningful way. Why don't they throw their own party's or drop by for a visit instead of just calling your sim. Why not have Sims in the law enforcement career cause problems for the criminal career and vice versa. Maybe a journalist can get a sim in a government or law enforcement career fired and blacklisted from the neighborhood. Also It would be nice to have gobs of info on the neighborhood on demand. Maybe have a "view neighborhood history" option in the menus.
Originally Posted by Axe Gaijin
I've not logged in to World Of Warcraft since I got Sims 3, and I have 2 accounts...
I think that says enough.
Originally Posted by TheShady
I very much agree. Sims currently not controlled by the player act almost not. When I thought about the seamless neighbourhood, I figured that finally, other Sims propose to you or fall in love with you without you really knowing their inentions. Or that you're invited out to the bistro and find a ring in your champagne. Other households throwing parties, inviting you to their wedding/birthday/funeral and not attending having serious social repercussions. As in reputation (people think you're emotionless when not calling your friend after that friend lost a husband, e.g.).
Also, moodlets need serious advancement. A 2 day long positive moodlet after getting married is simply not enough. And if your partner dies, especially when only being a young adult or an adult, every once in a while the Sim should be extremely down and depressed, if the Sim doesn't move on and find happyness otherwise.
There were just a lot of features so highly praised and hyped that expectations were running wild. Clever marketing wouldn't have allowed that and clever developers would have met the expectations.
I still remember that one early marketing trailer-type-movies where they talked about endless possibilities of stories and mentioned that young teenager sitting in front of the large window on the 2nd floor and the boy-teenager from across the street was watching her from his 2nd floor window, having a crush on her.
Sure, I can recreate that story (provided that not-controlled female teenager doesn't move into a household of 6 with her mother, leaving the father behind because he got 3 babies sent from heaven), but those stories aren't created by the game. What if I play that girl, and suddenly that boy I was just friends with confessed his love? That'd be really fun! (Especially the drama that follows.)
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Originally Posted by AyaMaja
There're many aspects of Sims 3 that I like, but the lack of deco objects is really disappointing. I mean, look at the misc deco stuff! I want much more! MUCH MORE! One of the things that really made me love Sims 2 and it's expansions was the respectable amount of deco items; plants, wall hangings and so on. Sims 3 lacks variation when it comes to decoration, and that's really a shame, because it is indeed a great game.
Originally Posted by stygia2002
LOL...me either! I let my account expire (it expired just before I got my Sims 3) and haven't put in my game card code because I'm so into my Sims. I kind of figured that would happen though. I am kind of bummed cuz I'm remodelling and can't play for a few days (doing demolition on my kitchen).
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Originally Posted by mistressgemini
The hubby had sent me some items through the mail and he had to retrieve them so they didn't end up sitting for 30 days and get purged.
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