The Sims Medieval [Instant Access]

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Manufacturer Description

The Sims Medieval is a new direction for the popular single player Simulation game franchise, as the familiar gameplay mechanics of The Sims are combined with light Role-Playing (RPG) elements in a Medieval European setting. In this brand-new version PC and Mac gamers must both ensure the happiness of their Sims on an everyday level, along with support the aims of the kingdom they develop and engage in all manner of missions which Sims can take on singularly and in groups approximately 3. New functions consist of: a vast array of available Sims hero types related to buildings built, each with a fatal flaw to conquer; a leveling system for characters based in replayable missions; and an overall player-chosen objective for kingdoms.

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The Sims Return in Time and Get Medieval

The Sims Medieval takes The Sims franchise into the Middle Ages with all brand-new functions, brand-new graphics and brand-new ways to play. For the very first time, gamers can create heroes, venture on missions, and develop a kingdom all their own. In an ancient land of adventure, drama and romance, gamers will be able to get middle ages like nobody might ever have thought of.

A female Sims character in Medieval garb in The Sims Medieval
The Sims go Medieval on you integrating classic play mechanics with RPG functionality in a Medieval setting.
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Gameplay: Kingdoms, Heroes and Quests

Just like all The Sims video games, The Sims Medieval is mainly a Simulation game where the player is responsible for all elements of their sims' lives. But The Sims Medieval expands on the classic The Sims gameplay formula by influencing the focus of gamers and their Sims through a change of environment and game mechanics. The game adopts a "what if" scenario, putting your sims in a Medieval setting, complete with castles, monarchs, knights, peasants, intrigue in between kingdoms, etc. Therefore the concern is: What if a The Sims game was set in a Medieval European amount of time? The answer to this is that although the player needs to still be really worried about the day to day happiness, or unhappiness, of their Sims, there are likewise other concerns appropriate to the time period, or at least the game's interpretation of the time period. This corresponds to the three-tiered technique to gameplay focused around: kingdom, heroes and missions.

Life in the kingdoms of The Sims Medieval revolve around castles and the other buildings and facilities that are added to a kingdom. As a kingdom is established gamers codify the overall ambition of their kingdom. These passions can show a variety of concerns, including political, military, economic, and so on and will work as a sort of mission statement for everything that takes place amongst the Sims that populate a kingdom. In the end this preliminary choice influences both Sim happiness and the overall fate of your kingdom. With each structure that is added during the game gamers acquire access to specific hero character types related to them. These variety from lofty roles like rulers, knights and wizards, all the way to the more humble physicians, craftsmen, etc. These various kinds of Sims can be tailored in ways familiar to gamers of earlier video games, including garments and temperament, along with the brand-new fatal flaw customization, which must be exercised if gamers decide to work to their sims succeeding. The advancing experience of this customization comprises the foundation of a Sim's daily experience, actions in the kingdom and happiness. When the player's Sims are established, the game opens into an additional crucial gameplay location, missions.

Missions in The Sims Medieval consists of a particular level of role-playing game mechanics, which is brand-new to The Sims franchise, and which offers gamers the chance to make skill points, experience points and kingdom points. Following basic RPG game mechanics, points enable leveling up of Sims characters and kingdoms. Therefore, missions are likewise an essential aspect of the game that drives the story of the game forward, depending on their success or failure, the temperaments of the participating Sims and the objectives of the kingdom. Basic missions can be handled by a single Sim while more complicated ventures can require approximately 3 Sim heroes. All missions consist of numerous courses to completion, which are additional varied by the reality of the differing staminas and weakness of your chosen heroes. This type of versatility in missions enables maximum replay value of the game, as the result of missions can differ widely depending on the Sim heroes utilized.

Key Game Features

  • Classic The Sims gameplay set in an amazing Medieval European setting full of adventure, drama, and romance
  • Gameplay needs a balance in between the daily wants and requires of Sims heroes, along with the missions needed of the them and the stated objective of the kingdom
  • Light RPG gameplay as gamers create heroes, send them on impressive missions and level up their skills and capabilities
  • Missions enable extensive replay value as gamers utilize a combination of approximately 3 Sims heroes, then replay missions utilizing various heroes
  • Wonderful customization choices including extensive Medieval attire options and developing production and design choices
  • Win/Mac software release enables play on PC and Macintosh computer system systems

Additional Screenshots

Romance from The Sims Medieval
Classic Sims play.
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A knight hero threatening with a sword in The Sims Medieval
Quests & character leveling.
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A Sims executioner holding an other Sim in stocks in The Sims Medieval
A large range of roles.
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A Sims clergyman dramatically accusing an other Sim of something in The Sims Medieval
Kingdom driven gameplay.
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System Requirements:

Windows

  • Supported OS: Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista SP1 or Windows 7
  • Processor: (XP) 2.0 GHz P4 processor or equivalent; (Vista and Windows 7) 2.4 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
  • RAM: (XP) 1 GB RAM; (Vista and Windows 7) 1.5 GB RAM
  • Hard drive: At least 600 MB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB of additional space for custom-made content and conserved video games
  • Video Card: A 256 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
  • Certain Requirements: For computer systems utilizing integrated graphics chipsets under Windows, the game needs at least:
    * Intel Integrated Chipset, GMA X3-Series or above
    * 2.6 GHz Pentium D CPU, or 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, or equivalent
    * 0.5 GB additional RAM
  • Additional Info: NVIDIA GeForce series
    FX 5900, FX 5950
    6200, 6500, 6600, 6800
    7200, 7300, 7600, 7800, 7900, 7950
    8400, 8500, 8600, 8800
    9300, 9400, 9500, 9600, 9800
    G100, GT 120, GT 130, GTS 150
    GTS 250, GTX 260, GTX 280, GTX 285, GTX 295,
    GTS 450, GTX 460, GTX 465, GTX 470, GTX 480,
    GTX 550, GTX 560

    ATI Radeon(TM) series
    9500, 9600, 9800
    X300, X600, X700, X800, X850
    X1300, X1600, X1800, X1900, X1950
    2400, 2600, 2900
    3450, 3650, 3850, 3870
    4850, 4870, 4890, 5850, 5970, 6850, 6870, 6970

    Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA)
    GMA X3-Series, GMA 4-Series, GMA 500 Series,
    GMA 600 Series, GMA HD Series

    Laptop computer variations of these chipsets may work, but may run relatively slower. Standalone cards that are installed in vanilla PCI slots (not PCIe or PCIx or AGP), such as some GeForce FX variations, will perform improperly.

    Integrated chipsets such as the ATI Xpress and the NVIDIA TurboCache variations may default to settings that are higher than what would be optimal for them. Graphics settings can be decreased to improve efficiency.

    For NVIDIA ION computer systems, the game needs at least 2 GB RAM.

    The NVIDIA GeForce FX series is unsupported under Vista.

Mac

  • Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.5.7 Leopard or higher
  • Processor: ntel Core Duo Processor
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Hard drive: At least 5.3 GB of hard drive space, with at least 1 GB additional space for custom-made content and conserved video games
  • Video Card: ATI X1600 or Nvidia 8600 GT with 256 MB of Video RAM.
  • Additional Info: This game will not run on PowerPC (G3/G4/G5) based Mac systems, or the GMA class of incorporated video cards.


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