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The Game that Almost Wasn’t

January 20, 2008 by Amy Tucker  
Filed under Sims Industry News, The Sims, The Sims 2

The Game that Almost Wasn’t

Did you know that The Sims was almost NOT made?
According to Will Wright, in his interview with Rock, Paper, Shotgun, Sims “was referred to as “The Toilet game”. It was the game where you clean the toilet. We had a product review meeting at Maxis where we had to decide whether we’d publish this thing or not…and the executive said “No, let’s do [something else]”.”
Apparently Wright was one of the few people who realized just how great The Sims could be and because of that was one of the few who went to bat for the game.
Though Sims tested …read more

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