Simulate the World | Sims 4 Analysis

The Sims 4 The Sims 4 is a videogame within the franchise the Sims, possibly the most played and most know life-simulation game to ever exist. The franchise is built on trying to make a simulation of western, suburban – and now city – life, however, often the game falls short. Besides the obvious example … Continue reading Simulate the World | Sims 4 Analysis

Simulate the World | Game Text Analysis Beta

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLiWJp1TtCg The concept of simulation is important when we consider the Sims franchise. Besides the obvious example of virtual reality, it is not prominent to see a videogame simulate reality. Obvious examples include Cities Skylines and Truck Simulator; however, the Sims attempts to simulate life itself. The Sims franchise follows an important principle explored throughout virtual reality … Continue reading Simulate the World | Game Text Analysis Beta

The Sims 4: Players become Game Designers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sb4dvCyJKzw Simulate the World is my digital artefact. Mods allow players to alter the game, with modification as a concept, I plan to explore his phenomenon, the lines being game developers and players beginning to blur. Rethinking agency and immersion: video games as a means of consciousness-raising explores this idea with comparisons, identifying that it … Continue reading The Sims 4: Players become Game Designers