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Toga... toga... TOGA... TOGA!

  • Jul 26, 2008
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+5
With the University expansion pack, our old friend, Sims 2, goes to an all new, strange place: college.

There's a lot of new stuff added to the game with this pack. Heck, it's practically a game all on its own! You get a new life-stage for your Sims (young-adult), new aspirations (including ones like "First Woo-Hoo!"), eleven majors your Sim can pick from, fraternities, dorms, campus hang-out spots, places where you can work part time, all new gizmos and doo-dads, etc, etc!

Best of all, when you graduate and your Sim enters the working world, they will almost certainly be hired at the fourth or fifth level of their career! Plus you'll already have a great many skills (especially if you raised your Sim from an infant), and friends, so once you get out into the "real" world, you should have no problem advancing.

There's no down side at all to this game (well, except for the fact that I've never managed to get my Sim into a frat or sorority. Probably because, like me, they're pretty anti-social. I am a gamer, after all). There's all the usual Sims elements we know and love plus all the extras! A total win for "Sims 2" players everywhere!

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Your Sims are now young adults leaving home to live the ultimate college fantasy. Immerse them in college life as they become the Big Sim on campus. They'll relish their new-found freedom as they party with friends, join fraternities and sororities, and pull outrageous pranks. Your Sims will explore all the campus hot-spots as they frequent lounges, gyms, coffee houses, and more. Help them fulfill new lifetime goals to unlock more rewards and reap all of the benefits of their university years.

Features:

  • New Young Adult Age Group: All-new university-age Sims leave home and take over campus. Now they can relish their new-found freedom by setting a new life goal.
  • Become the Big Sim on Campus: Your Sims have all-new wants and fears tied to their social and academic life. Develop their ability to influence friends, classmates, and faculty.
  • Earn Degrees to Open Up New Careers: Choose from 11 majors for your Sims and keep their grades on track. Secure the final degree and open up four new career paths.
  • New "College Town": Now your Sims can live the ultimate college fantasy whether it's living in dorms, rushing a fraternity, or shacking up with friends in their very own pad.
  • College Lifestyle: Join a band, crash parties, find a part-time job, or get initiated into a secret society, print money, and cheat on your studies. How will your Sims enjoy their college years?
  • Over 100 New Objects and Decor Items: Take a fun study break with the Arcade Game or polish your skills on the ...
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