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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 3:30 pm
Oh well, there goes that idea! Bought the Sims 3, installed it, everything okay at first. Then when I try to start the game, it crashes my computer just as the intro has finished playing.
I didn't want to risk that happening again, so once I got my computer running again, uninstalled it straight away. Got a refund at EB.

I now have The Sims 2 installed, just the basic starter pack. It's working well. I've built a house and am considering installing Vacation soon.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 07, 2013 4:35 pm
couch_potato wrote:Oh well, there goes that idea! Bought the Sims 3, installed it, everything okay at first. Then when I try to start the game, it crashes my computer just as the intro has finished playing.
I didn't want to risk that happening again, so once I got my computer running again, uninstalled it straight away. Got a refund at EB.

I now have The Sims 2 installed, just the basic starter pack. It's working well. I've built a house and am considering installing Vacation soon.

Couchy, are you a member of the Sims3 site? They have great people there in technical help to sort your problems out. I spent a lot of time there reading other peoples problems so if I encounter one, I know in advance how to fix it.

A lot of them I've noticed is third party cc.

What did you do before you installed?

They tell you first to update Origin, remove all mods and third party cc. Add new expansion/stuff packs in order of release.

What have you got apart from the base game? Are you patched up to date?
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2013 4:33 pm
I have no idea if my patches are up to date? I'm not too computer savvy. I had no old Sims stuff installed before installing the Sims 3.
I'd forgotten that I had an Origin account and had to get them to email me so I could re-do my password. After installing Sims 3, it appeared on my Origin account page that shows which games you own.
I think, the problem might have been that the specs you need are 2.4 ghz or something if you are running XP and my laptop is 2.2 ghz with XP.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 1:26 pm
To see if what patch you're up to - open your launcher and in the bottom left hand corner it'll tell you. If you're on line when you open the launcher it'll prompt you to update your game.

My laptop only meets the minimum specs but It still runs decently.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 3:07 pm
Its been a while since I played the game

What is this I hear? Theres a Sims 4 in the works?

How realistic do they want to make it? Eg the smallest domestic injuries and bumps and bruises?
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:31 am
I think it's coming out in March 2014. Not sure if I'll bother. I'd probably need a new laptop to run it.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 8:28 am
Sims 4..

Any one else going to get it? I wasn't going to, but the more I read about it, I think I will. Good thing is that they say they're trying to make it so it plays well on lower end of the market computers, so that'll probably solve a lot of problems people have running the game with not high specs.

http://www.news.com.au/technology/gamin ... 6718981761
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:23 pm
Supposedly being released now on September 2 2014 :<

EDIT - September 2 USA
September 4 Australia

Pre-order now available at EB Games
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 9:12 am
I just pre-ordered the Sims4 collectors edition :<
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