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Which Sims game is the best?



  • kneal007kneal007 Posts: 205 Member
    I own 2-4 and The Sims 3 wins. I still play it every day during this Corona time mess. I love the open world, endless customization options, best expansion packs, HOWEVER, its impossible to play without a nice PC and nraas mods. One must own a nice PC and, at minimum, install the Overwatch mod to clean up the glitches or the game isnt even playable.

    From 2009, if I told you guys the thousands of dollars we have spent to buy computers that can handle this beast...The mods have been a lifesaver or The Sims 3 would be the worst rated as a stand-alone game.
  • boombamboomboombamboom Posts: 52 Member
    I think that Sims 3 is the best! That's the one where I really spent my days playing.
  • WildIrishBansheeWildIrishBanshee Posts: 1,507 Member
    If I vote just on content - Sims 1 had the most, hands down. Sims 2 was the only one so far that actually felt like an upgrade. I have zero opinion on Sims 3, other than gods awful hideous sims. Never played it because of that. Sims 4 is fun, and a favorite of mine - but it definitely feels light compared to the first two editions...especially Sims 1.
  • waterywatermelonwaterywatermelon Posts: 421 Member
    edited December 2020
    Myself and a few other friends are arguing about which Sims game is the best. We want to settle this argument. Whichever game has the most 'votes' is the game we decide is best. Tell us your favorite Sims game and why it's your favorite (if you want to).
    I can't grammar to save my life. :/

    Then, I will "grammar" for you.
    I and a few other friends are arguing about which The Sims game is the best. We want to settle this argument. Whatever game comes out with the most votes is determined to be the best game. Tell us your favorite The Sims game and why it is your favorite.

    Well, there was a copy of The Sims expansion pack at my local public library, but I couldn't play that version on my computer at the time because it was just an expansion pack and required the base game. That event occurred during the summer of 2006, between my sophomore and junior years of high school. In late 2006, I did my own research about The Sims and noticed that The Sims 2 was available as well. I read extensively about The Sims 2 on Wikipedia. The Sims 2 had aging, aspirations, wants, fears, life stages, genetics and generational gameplay, and I was sold! I got The Sims 2 for a Christmas present, and was instantly hooked.

    Then, I went out and bought The Sims 3, and I loved the fact that The Sims 3 was like a mini package of The Sims 2 with bits and pieces from various expansion packs. It was a tremendous upgrade to what I had at the time, which was just The Sims 2 and The Sims 2 Best of Business collection pack (Open For Business EP, H&M SP and K&B SP).

    Then, EA released The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection in 2014, and I downloaded that from Origin as soon as possible to upgrade my game to all expansions and stuffs. And just recently, I got that Frances J Worthington III in La Fiesta Tech to get into the Secret Society so I could explore the Secret Society for the very first time. I still have lots more to explore, though, like werewolves and vampires and zombies and the other Secret Societies and the hidden vacation destinations.

    The Sims 3 is endless fun by itself, but I also own The Sims 3 Seasons and Pets expansions, and they really expand the game in so many ways! I'm hoping to buy The Sims 3 Generations pack soon, maybe in the Expansions bundle so I can get the World Adventures pack as well.

    The Sims 4 is okay, but with The Sims 4 Get To Work EP and Seasons EP installed, I get a lot more features.

    It's quite hard for me to pinpoint which The Sims game I like best, because I like them all. EA/Maxis makes the best games ever, IMO. I have played with other simulation games before, like the Tycoon games and Oregon Trail, but the Maxis life simulation games are awesome!
  • SERVERFRASERVERFRA Posts: 4,577 Member
    Sims 3 & Sims 4.
  • tx631292tx631292 Posts: 17 Member
    sims 4
  • rjssimrjssim Posts: 1,215 Member
    The Sims 4.
  • cody6268cody6268 Posts: 456 Member
    Sims 2 is best when it comes to Sims and intrapersonal relationships, but it's the weakest in terms of graphics.

    TS3 does have the open world, and a lot of stuff. I'm enjoying it a lot now. I feel the real problem with TS3 is the fact that if you play it, make sure it's on a PC with an SSD.

    TS4 has the best user interface, but is missing a lot of stuff. And often buggy. Every patch ends up seemingly breaking more stuff than it fixes. I think the engine is ready to burst.
  • Hauk150Hauk150 Posts: 257 Member
    I think all of them are awesome in their own ways :):)

    Sims 1, Where it all started, it defined the Sim concept, and it has tons of content
    Sims 2, I like all the great amount of content it has, and it was a good evolution from Sims 1
    Sims 3, I like the open world and the expansions, its so big and fun
    Sims 4, I like the customization, the CAS and building houses and making stories
    Sims Medieval, I really liked the medieval concept and the game is good too
    Sims Consoles, some of them are very fun, like Sims 2 with the direct control style, and Castaway Wii this was very good and very interesting concept, and Bustin Out Xbox not my favorite but still interesting game
    My Sims, this games are very good and cute, not many people knows about them, but i think they're very good
  • Destin2016Destin2016 Posts: 552 Member
    Sims 2
    You like me because I'm a scoundrel. There aren't enough scoundrels in your life.
  • OnyxAnnOnyxAnn Posts: 2 New Member
    I like all of them too I do say I like The Sims 2 more. Because I have played that one more but the other games I do like.
  • SimDork23SimDork23 Posts: 142 Member
    The Sims 2.
  • MrSimGamer112MrSimGamer112 Posts: 29 Member
    Sims 2 so much effort and little details went into the game.
  • AuntyCaitlinAuntyCaitlin Posts: 18 Member
    Sims 1 and 3 for me! For some reason I don't have a lot of memories from Sims 2... but Sims 1 was my first and I remember it being a big part of my childhood (and the burglar giving me nightmares). Sims 3 had such good gameplay (Open World, I miss you!) so that's a win for me!
  • Renato10Renato10 Posts: 442 Member
    The Sims 3 > The Sims 2 > The Sims > The Sims 4
  • beathappeningbeathappening Posts: 11 New Member
    Sims 2 because of the lore.
  • texxx78texxx78 Posts: 5,232 Member
    I like 3 better cause it offers everything i look for in a life simulation game.
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