More Awesome Than You!

TS4: The Pee-ening => Insert Amusing Name Here => Topic started by: Aggie on 2017 February 23, 20:56:13



Title: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Aggie on 2017 February 23, 20:56:13
Call me nuts but I actually really like The Sims 4, especially now that they have a certain non-existent lifestage and blood suckers. Does anyone else on here actually play it and is willing to admit it?


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: RogueSkinner on 2017 February 24, 00:04:15
I play it.  but no where near as much as I did 3.  in fact, I still find myself firing up 3 more frequently.  but 4 seems to finally be finding a stride


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: J. M. Pescado on 2017 February 25, 04:59:21
Oh, hey, it's Smackable Punbot. Where have you been? I haven't smacked you in awhile.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Aggie on 2017 February 25, 12:36:05
Been busy playing other stuff and dealing with family drama.  :P

Also: I hope I didn't break the site. Not long after I posted this thread I kept getting an error 500 message.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: rmaddzoo on 2017 February 25, 23:48:16
I also have been getting the 505 error. :-\


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: J. M. Pescado on 2017 February 26, 06:44:18
The server is running on a potato ATM and tends to seize up at random. THAT'S WHY YOU NEED TO SHOW UP SO I CAN SMACK YOU MORE.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: AnarchyBlues on 2017 February 26, 07:21:14
Hipster shit.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Sita on 2017 February 26, 13:40:18
Server running on a potato sounds good, environment-friendly tech! Please share!

Seriously, I'm glad it still works.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Crash on 2017 February 26, 15:12:35
Yes, I play. The toddlers were certainly a shock, because they just dropped them without as much as a hint or a leak or anything. They're actually well done, some say even better than the other life stages. I do think people play, they just hang out on other sites because this site is in sleepy mode.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: AnarchyBlues on 2017 February 26, 19:41:55
The toddlers were certainly a shock, because they just dropped them without as much as a hint or a leak or anything. They're actually well done, some say even better than the other life stages.

And it only took not-Maxis three years to implement them. I wish that meant we'll be getting CASt and open world eventually, but sadly those features require actual work...


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Aggie on 2017 February 26, 22:41:52
I'm surprised that Pescado isn't interested in playing the cracked version since there are a few murder and mayhem mods out for the game that are rather well done. Some features that I've seen are: drowning in your own pee, embarrass a sim to death, and a Chucky mod that allows the toddler to set things on fire and literally stab a sim to death using an actual knife and results in a bloody stab wound and the immediate death of the victim.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: AnarchyBlues on 2017 February 27, 20:32:57
I'm surprised that Pescado isn't interested in playing the cracked version since there are a few murder and mayhem mods out for the game that are rather well done.

Probably because people don't seem eager to crack it. I haven't tried too hard because frankly, it's just a mobile game that somehow found it's way onto PC instead, but I've yet to find a crack for the latest version (toddlers and vampires). There's also the fact that every update seems to make many script mods unusable.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: flowerchile on 2017 February 28, 01:05:49
Some features that I've seen are: drowning in your own pee, embarrass a sim to death, and a Chucky mod that allows the toddler to set things on fire and literally stab a sim to death using an actual knife and results in a bloody stab wound and the immediate death of the victim.

These sound way cool but still not enough to tempt me to play. I tried; oh how I tried but after 3, I felt the whole cartoony vibe and loading screens to be a massive step back. Do not want.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: J. M. Pescado on 2017 February 28, 13:49:47
I'm surprised that Pescado isn't interested in playing the cracked version
Have you even TRIED getting an up-to-date version of the game? It's basically impossible.

since there are a few murder and mayhem mods out for the game that are rather well done. Some features that I've seen are: drowning in your own pee, embarrass a sim to death, and a Chucky mod that allows the toddler to set things on fire and literally stab a sim to death using an actual knife and results in a bloody stab wound and the immediate death of the victim.
That's not really my thing. What's MISSING from the game is the opportunity for Sims to generally fight and have utterly dysfunctional relationships like seen in TS2's Awesomeland. No handbag walloping. No Punbot-smacking.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: AnarchyBlues on 2017 February 28, 16:29:51
Have you even TRIED getting an up-to-date version of the game? It's basically impossible.

Which seems to be more due to lack of interest than anything else. I'll never understand why companies spend so much on expensive DRM like Denuvo. Best way to protect your game against piracy: make it unappealing AF.

That's not really my thing. What's MISSING from the game is the opportunity for Sims to generally fight and have utterly dysfunctional relationships like seen in TS2's Awesomeland. No handbag walloping. No Punbot-smacking.

Polygamy seems to be an option. It loses most of it's charm due to the fact that you can max out your relationship with someone in less than half a day though (right from the start, no OP charisma skill or anything like in The Sims 3).


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Aggie on 2017 February 28, 22:57:39
Have you even TRIED getting an up-to-date version of the game? It's basically impossible.
Point taken.

That's not really my thing. What's MISSING from the game is the opportunity for Sims to generally fight and have utterly dysfunctional relationships like seen in TS2's Awesomeland. No handbag walloping. No Punbot-smacking.

Eh, I can see that. It does have a few mean interactions that may be appealing (tranquilizing handshake for one), but not a heck of a lot, admittedly. Have not yet had the chutzpah to play a sim that Hates Kids and have them Crush Toddler's Dreams yet, though.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: J. M. Pescado on 2017 March 01, 14:34:42
Eh, I can see that. It does have a few mean interactions that may be appealing (tranquilizing handshake for one), but not a heck of a lot, admittedly. Have not yet had the chutzpah to play a sim that Hates Kids and have them Crush Toddler's Dreams yet, though.
I tried to do that with my own kid, but it is too much like its parents and is as cynical as we are. How the hell do you crush the dreams of a kid that wants to be a tax attorney?


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Aggie on 2017 March 06, 03:51:36
Eh, I can see that. It does have a few mean interactions that may be appealing (tranquilizing handshake for one), but not a heck of a lot, admittedly. Have not yet had the chutzpah to play a sim that Hates Kids and have them Crush Toddler's Dreams yet, though.
I tried to do that with my own kid, but it is too much like its parents and is as cynical as we are. How the hell do you crush the dreams of a kid that wants to be a tax attorney?

Ahh, so you *do* have a kid by now. Congrats!


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: J. M. Pescado on 2017 March 06, 12:24:25
Show up so I can smack you. Plus La Butt needs a nemesis, she has turned into a crapsack.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: nectere on 2017 March 11, 20:06:24
I play it, although I usually spend more time building than "playing".


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Tigerlilley on 2017 March 17, 06:22:53
I downloaded the CAS demo and am super close to getting the game. I'm still.... not entirely convinced though.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: AnarchyBlues on 2017 March 20, 13:09:42
I downloaded the CAS demo and am super close to getting the game. I'm still.... not entirely convinced though.

What do you need to convince you not to buy this terrible game?


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Tigerlilley on 2017 March 20, 22:09:07
I downloaded the CAS demo and am super close to getting the game. I'm still.... not entirely convinced though.

What do you need to convince you not to buy this terrible game?

Haha well... I got the trial too! No burglars, no firefighters, no cars? No newspaper for a job you just... Choose a career. No significant memories or anything... It's so basic,  holy shit. Re-downloaded sims2.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: witch on 2017 March 21, 04:44:21
G'day Tiger! I played TS4 for an hour or so once. It's a mobile game for your phone. I still play TS3.
ETA: Tsen wants to know if there is not enough squid for you.

And g'day Aggie!


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Tigerlilley on 2017 March 21, 06:34:16
There is indeed a lack of squid.

Also hello!

Dude, I tried TS3 but can't get past the pudding people. The open world thing is nice but its not a seller for me.

Someone who isn't EA needs to remake this game.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: J. M. Pescado on 2017 March 25, 12:20:18
BUT YOUR FACE IS STILL STUPID.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Bugger on 2017 April 12, 17:11:42
No. It was bought as a gift for me, and it's very very pretty, but DAMN is it boring. I occasionally play TS3 but fucked up when I bought a disc for IP and now Origin is required, so I removed it all and have to start over (yes yes I will pirate IP like I should have from the start). I have TS2 fired up right now. Still the best one.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: wizard_merlin on 2017 April 13, 00:07:29
No. It was bought as a gift for me, and it's very very pretty, but DAMN is it boring. I occasionally play TS3 but fucked up when I bought a disc for IP and now Origin is required, so I removed it all and have to start over (yes yes I will pirate IP like I should have from the start). I have TS2 fired up right now. Still the best one.

What do you mean origin is required?  Mine asks if you want to install it, I just say no, everything works fine without origin.  Unless you have the downloaded version, you don't need to install origin (unless Eaxis did something nuts with newer releases of the disc version).  Origin is one of the reasons I haven't installed TS4.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Starler on 2017 April 14, 23:57:43
You can use the super patch to revert TS3 to 1.67 if you accidentally (or intentionally) installed 1.69.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: snabul on 2017 April 20, 22:40:26
I still prefer sims 2.
I tried 1, 2, 3 and 4.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Sita on 2017 April 21, 20:57:32
Did they really

make a transgender patch last summer?

https://simsvip.com/2016/06/02/ea-blog-sims-4-expanded-gender-customization-options/

what is amazing is that no Simmers are talking about it. Underwhelmed, much?


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Starler on 2017 April 22, 19:44:11
You can use the super patch to revert TS3 to 1.67 if you accidentally (or intentionally) installed 1.69.

Would that work on a newer disc that installs origin with it? Had BFBVS so I lost everything non-important. I reaaaaally don't want to have to pull out my eye patch and hunt down legit yarrs.

It should work. I had to reinstall TS3 through Origin when I built a new PC, since I had originally purchased it through EADM (I know, HUGE mistake). Running the 1.67 super patch downgraded the install so that Origin is no longer required.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: MrsCrumplebottom on 2017 May 04, 18:12:57
For me it's a toss-up between 2 and 3.  Tried the free trial for 4, and I agree, it's a Facebook/mobile game, just for PC.  I didn't mind CAS but actual game play...well, if the base game comes down in price to, say, $10, then MAYBE....

Now for TS3...1.69 has the expansion and stuff pack manager, doesn't it?  I've personally never had an issue with it (running Windows 10, don't know if that's relevant).  I actually like that feature, since IMO most of the TS3 expansions don't integrate as well as TS2's do unless you make custom worlds.  And one of these days I may take another stab at figuring out CAW.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Starler on 2017 May 05, 22:06:16
Did you know that "sheeple" was recently canonized by Merriam-Webster? The last post just made me think of that, but I can't quite put my finger on why.

FAEK ETA: Poofs, if you move the post above mine to make it look like I double posted, so help me, I'll take this all the way to the Cheese forum!


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Bugger on 2017 May 06, 21:07:25
Did you know that "sheeple" was recently canonized by Merriam-Webster? The last post just made me think of that, but I can't quite put my finger on why.

FAEK ETA: Poofs, if you move the post above mine to make it look like I double posted, so help me, I'll take this all the way to the Cheese forum!

The cheese forum has developed a funny smell. Probably due to lack of cheese nazi minding the stock.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: witch on 2017 May 07, 04:45:47
Heh, Starler, the posts refuse to change their post order. I should complain about that in the cheese forum if I were you. The cheese nazi is waiting for you. She's sniffing things and looking very grumpy.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Ambular on 2017 May 07, 04:48:10
Did you know that "sheeple" was recently canonized by Merriam-Webster? The last post just made me think of that, but I can't quite put my finger on why.

FAEK ETA: Poofs, if you move the post above mine to make it look like I double posted, so help me, I'll take this all the way to the Cheese forum!

The cheese forum has developed a funny smell. Probably due to lack of cheese nazi minding the stock.

Hey, you want fresh cheese, I need more whines.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Bangelnuts on 2017 July 08, 08:02:20
I just got the Sims 4 ,so I am still learning how to play it. I still play Sims 2 UC.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Avalikia on 2017 July 08, 08:42:00
I got the Sims 4, but I didn't like it so I don't play it.  Instead I managed to get my copy of the original Sims working (which was hard because I have a modern gaming PC running Windows 10).


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Bangelnuts on 2017 July 08, 10:30:17
I got the Sims 4, but I didn't like it so I don't play it.  Instead I managed to get my copy of the original Sims working (which was hard because I have a modern gaming PC running Windows 10).
I haven't played the original Sims, since Sims 2 came out in 2004. I am running windows 10 so I doubt with my lack of computer skills it would even work.Istill have all the discs.  ;D


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Avalikia on 2017 July 09, 02:23:37
I actually have the Sims 2 as well, and have that working on this computer too.

That was actually harder to get to work than the original Sims - for that I just had to make it run in admin mode and windowed, but display at the maximum size it can (which is still much smaller than the screen size of a modern monitor), and you also need to Ctrl+Alt+Delete, then cancel, after it loads or all you can see is a black box even though the game loaded.

That was nothing compared to Sims 2, where the main difficulty is that I have each individual expansion instead of some sort of complete set combo.  That means that in order to install each expansion the previous expansion needs to be updated to the latest patches.  But though said patches are provided on the disc, they refuse to install.  So I ended up trying to overwrite my installation for each expansion with the files from my archived Sims 2 game from the pre-Sims 3 era, and that worked somehow.  I'm convinced that short of something like that or hackery beyond my skills, it's probably impossible to install Sims 2 on a modern PC unless you have the all-in-one combo set.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: witch on 2017 July 09, 06:20:34
FYI: I have a modern PC but run Win7. I can install and update Sims 2 with no problems.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Avalikia on 2017 July 09, 11:40:29
Yeah I'm pretty sure that the fault is with Windows 10 not playing nicely with the older-than-dirt patching program and not with the PC hardware being too uber.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Bugger on 2017 July 24, 22:27:34
I'm running 2 and The Pudding on Windows 10. I don't have a single combo set, so it does take forever to install everything but is running fine so far.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: AnarchyBlues on 2017 July 26, 12:31:12
Is there any way to enable the event challenges? Found a bunch of unlockers for the rewards, but nothing for the actual events.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Zaleth on 2018 April 25, 05:11:00
I Play Sims 4, I do like it and building is a lot better in 4 than other versions.  I have taken to rebuilding all worlds/cities then playing with the help of mods and tons of CC.  I still occasionally play 2 and 3 when they are not lagging on me.  Thus far no lag in 4 not even with my 10 gigs of CC.



Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Skadi on 2018 July 01, 03:02:02
I'm still playing 4, thankfully I have enough ramz to handle the CC.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: J. M. Pescado on 2018 July 09, 02:06:49
But did you WIN MUSHROOMS?


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Zazu on 2018 July 11, 04:49:17

I never bought Sims 4. I am holding out for Sims 5. I hear it's going to be a great deal better, and they will be announcing it this year.

G'day Tiger! I played TS4 for an hour or so once. It's a mobile game for your phone. I still play TS3.
ETA: Tsen wants to know if there is not enough squid for you.

And g'day Aggie!

Oh look who we have here. It's the one who made MATY boring. Proud of yourself?


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Spode on 2018 October 19, 04:10:03
There are still players and active community of simmers for this game.

It has grown since it's release though there are those who always find something to hate about it.

What is sort of toxic is how most content creators now are starting to think they are some sort of artist thinking that they should have their content protected and even profit off of it. They are just people who make content for a video game. I'm surprised we haven't seen an increase in paysites during this iteration of the franchise.

Either way, The Sims 4 is still a decent game that offers a wide array of new gameplay experiences even though it still lacks what previous installments held.

Plus for those who still want to play The Sims 3, but hate how it requires a monster of a machine even if they had the luck. This game provides a decent alternative alongside The Sims 2.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: witch on 2018 October 19, 22:40:45
I'm not having any problems with TS3, my machine is about 6 years old now and the game itself can't use more than 4Gb of RAM. I can't leave CAST or the open hood, nope, nope, nope.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: cwurts on 2018 October 22, 11:49:11
Wouldn't you know the witch would be a fan of the open world. This, on top of everything else!


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: witch on 2018 October 23, 00:23:29
I RULE IT ALL!

And it IS flat.


Title: Re: Sooo, Does Anyone Play This Game?
Post by: Sita on 2018 October 25, 22:27:14
That's nothing new, Spode.

Thing about Sims 3, the thing of it is, it CAN be all flat. Or it can be pointy! Me, I prefer pointy worlds. But Witch has a point too.