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The Sims 3 and New Year’s Resolutions

 Kelly working on her novel in the Sims 3
Kelly working on her novel in the Sims 3
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Two years ago I tried something different to inspire my New Year’s’ resolutions—playing the Sims 2 Double Deluxe edition. I had noticed that the Sims encourages its users to lead better lives. How? By simplifying our basic needs until it makes it look easy to lead a good life. This helps you realize that sometimes it really can be that easy to achieve your goals if you just follow the right steps. It’s also just a fun game that’s popular with millennials, since it boils life down to its simplest form and serves as a vehicle to test-out certain fantasies. Read more at