Archive for July 9, 2011

Sim City Allehanda

Posted in The Sims, Uncategorized on July 9, 2011 by Sara Hammerzmith

That was the first name of the first magazine I ever made. It was a mailmagazine, sent out once a month about The Sims. 30 people following it. This was way before even The Sims 2 came out, I think I started this close after The Sims Superstar was given out, considering the name comes from the gossipmagazine in The Sims Superstar. It was a fun magazine. I wrote about the games, the upcoming games, articles about The Sims in general and also trivial facts as what “On Holiday” was called in English and “Hot Date” was called in French.

I stopped that magazine after a while, I think it’s because I started to ride and just didn’t have time enough for it anymore. My passion for The Sims never died though. I still p0lay it regulary, and I think I even started The Sims on my old computer but sitting down here playing The Sims 3.

I don’t like it, The Sims 3. It’s so messy. It’s fine it is, but… it’s just messy. I prefer The Sims more than anything, and The Sims Vacations is my favourite amongst them, but I also love the glourious life you get to live in Superstar. Usually I just move my sims to magictown, make them supermodels and take them on vacations. All the time. I love the magic part you know. Hot Date I care a lot for too. I loved those moments you were standing in the jewellery store and asked what the sim you just hooked up with works with. And oh my god.. the restaurants! I remember, right next to the jewellary store, it was some cheesy restaurant that looked like McDonalds, so I always preferred to go to the movie-restaurant, which looked more highclass (not saying it was, it just looked that way)

Then came The Sims 2, and it’s okay. It took a while to get used to it, but it was fun. My favourite amongst them isn’t Bon Voyage. You might think, considering I like Vacations the best amongst the first era, but no. Nightlife is my favourite amongst the second one. And will NEVER forget the moment the robot my sim built in Open For Business, that killed her, and I get a little note from the reaper saying something like this: “The reaper… what to say about him… Well, he likes to go riding in the sunset on the beach on his white horse, he likes to read and romantic dinners.” I somehow couldn’t be sad over the loss of my sim when I read that… holy shit. Amazing stuff. Caliente was my first family I played on, and Torrance Shipman (based on Bring It On movies) was the first one I made… Wow.

Then we have The Sims 3. My first family was some chick called Rebecka, and I don’t even remember her because I moved onto The Cullens pretty quickly. But yeah.. messy. I still haven’t quite gotten how it works. Right now, Late Night is my favourite (no, World Adventures just freaks me out!!) and the luxuary packages is cool too. But yes.

It’s those small things that I come to think of every now and then. I do wonder though, if my readers would be interested in me telling a weekly story about my Sims happenings? Funny such that is? Let me know!


From when my dragon burned down my house…But that’s another story!