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Score Breakdown Based on 14065 ratings
  1. 10 (2942)
  2. 9 (5385)
  3. 8 (3527)
  4. 7 (1185)
  5. 6 (398)
  6. 5 (222)
  7. 4 (94)
  8. 3 (59)
  9. 2 (66)
  10. 1 (187)

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  • User Rating 8.7

    This Game does have bad Grafics compared to The Sims 2 but, we needed it to have the inspiration of The Sims 2.

    Rated on May 04, 2007 by Kennybenny15

    This is were is all started. The Sims. came out in year 2000. It was very fun for the people who tried it at that time. Then they came out with expansions. My favorite would have to be Superstar becau...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    ''The Number One Game On PC''...

    Rated on April 05, 2008 by carn__helving

    ...And before the Sims 2 you could see why. It is only retrospectively that you can question this game, poor graphics, no real variation in gameplay (such as the changing life stages in the Sims 2),wo...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    The Sims isn't just a game. It's also an architectural simulation, interior design simulation, and a lesson about life.

    Rated on July 18, 2006 by Bonkie101

    Ever thought your life was worthless, and wished you could dream up the perfect family, and have it be there when you woke up? Ever thought about what the perfect house would be like, but then never ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    A Modern Classic, as they say.

    Rated on December 08, 2004 by TheShelobMan

    One of the most succesful games of all time, one of the modern classics, and also the best, most innovative gameplay, that is still being unsuccessfully imitated (Singles, etc.). Breaking it Down: ...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    awesome games with fun and creative elements

    Rated on December 31, 2005 by burnoutx1985

    this game is by far the best in the series. The graphics were really great for their time. Being able to make your own characters and houses is a very fun and satisfying. You can put over 500 items i...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.1

    Still good

    Rated on December 31, 2005 by freeloader12

    THis has been the number one pc game of all time. And now it is just a good game on the shelves. This game's score would be better if he sims 2 did not exist. The graphics have obiously aged and now l...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    GENIUS!!!

    Rated on July 23, 2006 by netforce0

    Welcome back simulation KING MAXIS. This is one of the greatest games i ever played. Although its kinda old now and there are many other things that have outdone it, this game still holds a special pl...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    One of the landmark titles of video gaming.

    Rated on September 18, 2009 by Jaroslav_Tucek

    The Sims is one of those games the allure of which you can't quite manage to describe, but to which you keep coming back nonetheless. A game without any goal or victory condition, without opponents an...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    A very good simulation game with sufficient graphics and excellent gameplay.

    Rated on April 21, 2008 by maxismc

    The world's best selling PC Game in history wouldn't miss me, this excellent game is not just an ordinary one, its a masterpeice. At the Sim Creation screen, it is pretty ordinary and many more opt...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    Rated on July 22, 2004 by -CitizenKane-

    The Sims is one of the greatest and most innovative games ever to grace the PC. This game is truly amazing and original. The concept of controling virtual people's lives was in the very back of the ...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.