My name is Heather.  And I’m a Simaholic.

Hi Heather

Hi.  It all began when I heard about this newfangled people simulator.  I asked my dad if he would buy it for me.  He said he would, but that I’d have to wait until a trip to Costco.  Yes, all the way back in 2000!  It was a long, agonizing wait.  THREE DAYS.  I have, since unwrapping that fancy box and meeting Bob and Betty Newbie (And buying them a stereo?), been completely enamored with all things Sims.  Time has obviously passed, and I’m probably way too old to be such an avid Simmer, but at least I don’t have to wait for my dad to buy me things anymore 🙂

I am the perfect consumer of The Sims, as I buy every expansion pack – even if I can’t imagine wanting its content (ie, Makin’ Magic).  But, even in my darkest simming hour – I never bought Katy Perry’s Sweet Treats.  There is hope for me.  For now. (UPDATE: Now there’s this movie one, I don’t want a bunch of costumes?  Anyone have it yet?)

I play base game, no mods, no Custom Content.  (UPDATE: I added story progression, overwatch, error trap)  I know I miss out on quite a bit, but I also experience a lot less problems with game play in general.  I do wish I had more people in my towns – and a much better story progression, but it is what it is.

I have stumbled across so many fantastic players/bloggers – that they inspire my gaming as well as my desire to maybe, just maybe, attempt to document my own experiences.  So here we go!

12 thoughts on “About

  1. Echo Weaver

    Haha! I seriously think you can’t possibly be too old to be a simaholic, if only because my guess from this story is that you’re a few years younger than I am :).

    BTW: I picked up the costumes stuff pack on sale on Origin at some point. I thought I’d love it — I love dressing my insane sims up in absurd outfits. I’ve used it some, but not as much as I thought.

    1. Heather Post author

      I’m 33! I also managed to get my hands on the movie stuff. I like some of it quite a bit. And a lot of it would be great for storytelling… I just like seeing all those little dots on The Sims Launcher lit up. It was on sale too 🙂 I want that Roaring Heights neighborhood.

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