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I had told myself that I would NOT run and get the sims 3 game the day it came out...
But...
I saw all the nifty pictures people  were posting and I folded like a poorly built house of cards.

I installed the game this afternoon (I even left my sims 2 game installed) and played for about 2 hours. (My poor hubby was not happy, having to share his computer time...lol!)

Anyway, I still have a lot to go through before I completely make up my mind, but so far, I am enjoying the game.
And of course, I have pictures!

I made a new sim to explore the new features, so everyone meet...
Laci Majors

I'm still not completely happy with how the sims look, but they are growing on me.
I gave her the traits of Lucky, Hopeless Romantic, Good, Family-Oriented and Excitable (I think).

Once she moved her into her house, she got a job in law enforcement.
And began learning to cook.

(Thankfully no fires!)

Anyway, the rest of the shots of her and her new boyfriend, Cycil.






And of course, she needed to gain some skill points for work.
(Unfortunately, she can't afford a chess table of her own, so she had to find one downtown.)




And of course, a sim needs her rest after a busy day of flirting and skill building!


Thanks for stopping in!
I will hopefully get more time to play this weekend.


 

Date: 2009-06-03 12:00 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] beatdoc16.livejournal.com
Eeee sims 3 pics! Laci looks very cute! I can't wait to hear what you think about it when you've played a bit more.

Date: 2009-06-03 02:59 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cpowellscircus.livejournal.com
Thank you Beatdoc! I am looking forward to getting some more time this weekend with the game. I'm curious to see all that it has to offer.

Date: 2009-06-03 12:57 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] joedy-76.livejournal.com
that dude is called cyclone sword or something crazy to that affect in my game lol. Laci sure is cute, and I love the excitable animations.:)

Date: 2009-06-03 03:01 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cpowellscircus.livejournal.com
Oh good! I thought for a minute I had downloaded something that allowed other user's sims to be in my game...lol!
He has such a funky name, that I just shortened it so it sounded better.

Date: 2009-06-03 01:05 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] garnet812.livejournal.com
I'm still leary of Sims 3, I love the scenery but the sims still freak me out.

Date: 2009-06-03 03:02 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cpowellscircus.livejournal.com
I agree with you Garnet! The scenery and lighting in the sims 3 are very nice, but the sims are strange. I honestly wish my sims 2 sims could play in the neighborhood. (I think I would enjoy the game a lot more!)

Date: 2009-06-03 02:02 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] 13066301.livejournal.com
Laci is really cute! Now I'm on the fence on getting TS3...

Date: 2009-06-03 03:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cpowellscircus.livejournal.com
I only used the CAS options, too 13066301! I haven't even checked if there is a type of body shop to make sims. (Plan on doing that this weekend.)

Date: 2009-06-03 02:26 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] brooke-82.livejournal.com
aaahh!! I have to wait 2 more days for it to be released here, and yes Im going to be getting it. However I always said that I would get it so its not surprising that I already reserved my copy.

It looks great, glad your having fun.

Date: 2009-06-03 03:04 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cpowellscircus.livejournal.com
Thanks Brooke! I'm just glad I could run the game with my sims 2 stuff still installed. (I cleaned out my downloads folder a bit, but the game runs pretty well.)
Hopefully my sims 2 still runs good, so I can keep working on my legacy families!

Date: 2009-06-03 03:38 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] capri-marie520.livejournal.com
They look cute CP! I got mine too, and have been having fun playing. I love my Sims 2, but I like the new shiney too. I look forward to seeing more of what your new sims are up to! ;)

Date: 2009-06-03 03:05 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cpowellscircus.livejournal.com
Thanks Capri!
I like the new shiney, too! It was fun to get to play something different and I'm curious to see how the sims 3 community handles the new game.

Date: 2009-06-03 09:48 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] alleliua.livejournal.com
Neat! Nice to see your particular skill for catching perfect, peaceful moments isn't limited to S2. Can't wait for more spam :)

Date: 2009-06-03 03:06 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cpowellscircus.livejournal.com
LOL...thanks Alle!
I must admit, I miss the picture mods I had for the sims 2 (No Red Line!!), but I am trying to get good pictures. It is a bit more difficult then I thought it would be.

Date: 2009-06-03 11:13 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bopashu2.livejournal.com
Such pretty pics CP. Even you can make TS3 looks good too.

Date: 2009-06-03 03:07 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cpowellscircus.livejournal.com
Thanks bopashu2! The backgrounds and homes are very nice, but the sims do need some work.

Date: 2009-06-03 01:16 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sanitarium-1.livejournal.com
Yay! I love your pics, Laci is adorable and Cycil is cute. The more I see of this game the more I want it.

Date: 2009-06-03 03:08 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cpowellscircus.livejournal.com
Thank you Tine!
I'm was shocked at how much I liked everyone's pictures...
I just had to run out and grab a copy of the game.

Date: 2009-06-03 06:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] saartje77.livejournal.com
Hehe I wasn't all that impressed either, until people started posting their pics. So I went & bought it anyway. :)

I love Laci. She's very pretty. Can't wait to see some more pics.

Date: 2009-06-04 03:01 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] simmergal.livejournal.com
ahh, cute sim! I still can't play it well....I can't get used to the crazy scroll, its making me dizzy! and for some reason its sorta jumpy.....but enough about me..lol....great shots!!

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