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15 reasons why The Sims 3 was ahead of its time

Even though The Sims 3 was released back in 2009, the features it introduced allowed for endless creativity and possibilities, and because of that, there’s still a large portion of the community that still plays.

Here are 15 reasons why this game was waaay ahead of its time:

1. Huge worlds with beautiful scenery.

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Isla Paradiso from The Sims 3 Island Paradise; looks beautiful in the morning!

2. The entire world is your playground!

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3. You can fish anywhere…

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No need to be on a lookout for fishing spots, as long as there’s water there’s an option to fish!

4. …or swim anywhere.

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The entire world is one big swimming pool!

5. But enough of world talk. Did you know that your Sims could wear a bathroom tile pattern for their shirt?

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6. Or sit on a chair made entirely out of gold!

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Gotta love Create A Style.

7. You mean to tell me that not all lots are flat and that we can edit the terrain? I’m shook.

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8. Did you know Ghosts can try for a baby?

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Starting a Ghost family is this easy!

9. They’re masters of shortcuts and can pass through¬†literally anything

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10. Toddlers. Need I say more?

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11. Teens that are shorter from their adults?! What kind of sorcery is this?!?!?!

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Is that Bella from Twilight?! Yup, she can be found in Moonlight Falls, from The Sims 3 Supernatural.

12. Ownable AND drivable cars?! I don’t believe this.

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13. Grocery shoppin’

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14. Swingset swingin’

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15. Clipping for coupons – only 2009 kids will know.

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This Sim just got a 40% off deal on her next Pedicure at the Spa venue! Score!

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Jovan

Founder of the Sims Community website. I do plenty of things around here including writing articles such as "Top 10 Disney Princesses in The Sims", social media management, video content creation, streaming and more!