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The Sims 2: Open For Business
« on: January 05, 2006, 01:15:12 pm »
The Sims 2: Open For Business

What are your thoughts on this game. It ships 2/28/2006. Are you going to buy it, why or why not?

Set your Sims up in their own businesses. Build trendy boutiques, bustling bakeries, hip salons, thriving cafes and countless other businesses. Hire a staff to stock the shop and sell goods to a variety of customers. Will they build the favorite neighborhood shop or the next entrepreneurial empire? The Sims 2: Open For Business is loaded with over 125 new objects to help your Sims get down to business

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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2006, 01:16:31 pm »
Yeah, I'm gonna get it, I have an unhealthy addiction to buying Sims expansion packs.
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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2006, 01:21:28 pm »
Vivec, you and Pando should alternate purchases. It works like this:

Pando buys OFB, and Vivec doesn't.
When the next one is released, Vivec buys it. (Let's call it JD)
Vivec borrows OFB and installs it, then returns it to Pando.
Vivec then installs JD and can run both using the JD CD, without having to purchase both.

I wouldn't recommend doing that, because it's probably illegal. And whatever you do, don't use No-CD cracks, those are also illegal.

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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2006, 01:29:36 pm »
I wouldn't recommend doing that, because it's probably illegal.

But doesn't the codes you enter stop people doing that?

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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2006, 01:32:55 pm »
No, they just stop you from burning the disc. Trust me, it works.

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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2006, 01:49:07 pm »
Comes out on my birthday.
Of course.
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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2006, 02:41:54 pm »
I'll have to see if this new pack breathes some new life into my Legacy Challenge. Even without the challenge, I'd buy this pack because it was my major in College. I wonder what "freebie" you'll get from EA if you pre-order.
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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2006, 03:23:00 pm »
I think it was a mascot for your buisness.

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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2006, 03:59:34 pm »
I'll have to see if this new pack breathes some new life into my Legacy Challenge. Even without the challenge, I'd buy this pack because it was my major in College. I wonder what "freebie" you'll get from EA if you pre-order.
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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2006, 06:15:37 pm »
Yeah, I'm gonna get it, I have an unhealthy addiction to buying Sims expansion packs.

You and me both. Although I'll admit this doesn't sound that appealing as the others.This feels like The Sims 2 version of "vacation" (for me anyway). Personally I'm still holding my breath for pets again, those were entertaining. Although this expansion does finally bring back elevators.

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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2006, 06:16:56 pm »
Bring back elevators? When did they have them before? I know Sims1 had they teleporter, but I don't remember elevators.
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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2006, 07:55:06 pm »
Bring back elevators? When did they have them before? I know Sims1 had they teleporter, but I don't remember elevators.

I'm pretty sure it was somewhere in the expansions, but they had it in The Sims Online, I know I had one in my house  :P
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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2006, 05:59:42 am »
I can only remember teleporters ;)

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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2006, 12:22:49 pm »
Okay, they were from the Sims Online then. They had three styles, Art Deco, Modern and Industrial. They were very cool, if I have time I'll try and dig up a screenshot.
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Re: The Sims 2: Open For Business
« Reply #14 on: January 11, 2006, 08:35:11 pm »
Sims 1 defiantly had teleporters which were cool they didn't take up as much room as stairs.