Are you more into gameplay? Or do you prefer building and decorating. Or are you perhaps more into creating interesting looking simmies in CAS? I’m a mix of gameplaying and decorator.
And like the question also says: What inspires you to play? Things that inspire me would have to be seeing other simmer’s gameplay pics and reading about the different ways they play. I’ve hit a dry spell in my gameplay so I’ve been taking somewhat of a break but seeing how other people play always helps give me ideas on what to do in my game
I’ve become more of a builder/decorator in Sims 3 in the past year or two than actual gameplay so another thing that inspires me is seeing RL interior design pictures for ideas for themed lots that I’m working on.
For example, looking up pics of country themed houses and design has helped me improve the landscaping and interior of this house:
I’m mostly just posting this because I love seeing the differing ways that my fellow simmers play their games. It always gives me ideas for what to do in my own game