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Friday, Aug 7, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
by Phillip A. Lobo
Open Letters Monthly (August 2009)

“If The Sims is in any way a ’simulation’ of life, what precisely do the designers of the Sims consider the stuff of needs and wishes? Some industry estimates calculate over 100 million copies of The Sims have been sold worldwide since its introduction. Why would such a vision be so compelling to so many people who buy and play these games?”


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