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YMMV: The Sims 2
  • Fan Dumb: Mac-using fans of the game were fuming at EA for not letting them in as part of the deal when they gave away the game free at the end of July 2014. Apparently most Mac users have forgotten that The Sims 2 was a PowerPC Mac era title and will no longer run on modern day Intel Macs (see No Backwards Compatibility In The Future below).
  • Genius Bonus: When Sims play chess, they move the chess pieces appropriately.
  • Mondegreen: Sometimes, the simlish actually sounds like they're saying something. Such as how some people having a pillow fight or playing with each other may sound like they're saying "Stop! Fuck you!" and "Fuck YOU!"
  • No Backwards Compatibility In The Future: Inverted - The Mac version will absolutely not run modern day Intel Macs that have been upgraded past Snow Leopard, due to being a PowerPC RISC binary and Apple dropping Rosetta from Lion onwards. Even with Rosetta the performance is questionable since it's not a native Intel x86 binary and thus requires a translation layer.
  • Scrappy Mechanic: Likely added to the "Ultimate edition"... but Mr. Humble will give you a new computer. Always nice - but he does this for every family you create.
    • "It's raining!" "It's hailing!" "It's snowing!" Yes, we knew that it was raining and hailing... how many times do I have to get the "It's raining!" off of your task queue?
    • Put a computer in the house and the sims will always try and play it unless you have free will off. This gets very annoying when you try to make your sims stand out so they don't miss the school bus or the carpool... and they decide to go play the computer.
    • Put a stereo in, and you better get used to the music - because it's not turning off.

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