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Hi, I am a designer and I am addicted to The Sims.

They say the first step to approaching a problem is admitting you have one, right? Well, The Sims is a life stimulation game that came out in the early 2000s, and I can honestly say that I have been highly addicted to this game since…well, the early 2000s. Other than being in control of a little town, my favorite thing about The Sims series is the opportunities to express your creative ability. Like creating homes and neighborhoods, another one of my favorite features of this game is Create-A-Sim. Create-A-Sim is the process in The Sims series where you create your person, couple, and/or family. From selecting personality traits, clothes, and physical features, The Sims allows the game users to design detailed attributes through this creative process. Since the game first started, the Create-A-Sim process has evolved greatly and now allows great detail to help design the most accurate individuals. It’s quite exciting! Be sure to check out the photographs and video below to get a closer look at where The Sims started to where the game has come now, 17 years later in The Sims 4.