The Sims 2

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by jumpman17, Sep 23, 2007.

  1. jumpman17

    jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

    Former Staff
    Apr 11, 2003
    United States
    Geez, how many expansions are they going to release for this game? My sister loves this game so I keep getting the expansion for her but this is just getting out of hand.

    The Sims 2 [4 CDs]
    The Sims 2: University (Expansion Pack) [2 CDs]
    The Sims 2: Nightlife (Expansion Pack) [2 CDs]
    The Sims 2: Open For Business (Expansion Pack) [1 CD]
    The Sims 2: Pets (Expansion Pack) [1 CD]
    The Sims 2: Seasons (Expansion Pack) [1 DVD]
    The Sims 2: Bon Voyage (Expansion Pack) [1 DVD]
    The Sims 2: Family Fun Stuff (Add-On Pack) [1 CD]
    The Sims 2: Glamour Life Stuff (Add-On Pack) [1 CD]
    The Sims 2: Happy Holiday Stuff (Add-On Pack) [1 CD]
    The Sims 2: Celebration Stuff (Add-On Pack) [1 CD]
    The Sims 2: H&M Fashion Stuff (Add-On Pack) [1 CD]

    GRAND TOTAL: 2 DVDs and 15 CDs [​IMG]

    And they just recently start doing this story/task driven series:

    The Sims: Life Stories [1 DVD]
    The Sims: Pet Stories [1 DVD]

    I sure hope I never have to wipe the harddrive and do a fresh install of Windows. I do NOT want to install all of this at once.

    Anyone else have to deal with all these expansions?
  2. coolbho3000

    coolbho3000 GBATemp Kikkoman Naturally Brewed SoySauce Fanatic

    Apr 29, 2007
    Kikkoman Factory
    Buy your sister a dedicated Sims 2 harddrive.
  3. sasuke_kun12

    sasuke_kun12 GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 12, 2007
    Tokyo 3
    even better build your sister a dedicated sims 2 box and shell windows so that when she logs in it starts sims 2 straight away
  4. Chotaz

    Chotaz I'm back! :D

    Sep 20, 2007
    I had to intall all them at once for a friend of mine and for my gf, so i think i never wanna hear about Sims2 again, in a good time period :\ [​IMG]
  5. Little

    Little I r Little

    Nov 20, 2006
    There are A LOT of expansions. and it gets even more crazy if you have a lot of custom content! and there's plenty more full expansions on the way... just take a look at the sims 1!

    a dedicated sims pc that loads straight to the sims would be my idea of heaven =D im totally in love with the sims hehe. i installed all but bon voyage (wasnt out then) on my sisters PC and it didn't take too long but yeah at one point i had like 20 gigs of sims 2 stuff and the game would just lag sooo much. actually even without custom content its lagging like hell at the moment, soooo need to update, stupid g force fx5200 pos!
  6. sasuke_kun12

    sasuke_kun12 GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 12, 2007
    Tokyo 3
    oh yeah you call that lag? I ran SIMS 1 on a 4mb videocard, pentium 1 133mhz and like 8mb of memory. Now that was lag
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