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  • n. Plural form of sim.

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Examples

  • That we can play.ps. sims does some things right, but as pong was a superabstract experiment of tennis, sims is a superabstract experiment of social relations. it simply isn't the noir-street-tense-dialouge thing. both facade and storytron are interesting voyages into the area, but neither use a clever (read cheap) enough design that will make it commercially feasible.

    Kicking The Dog

  • Some entire genres are "sims" -- it's about representing reality or a fictional reality.

    Tiny Subversions

  • Finally, what bothered me about the sims is a lack of clarity of purpose.

    The Archipelago of Konica Minolta

  • The people who work for them building out the sims are the ones making a killing, not them.

    SL Economy Misunderstood Again

  • You create a simulated person or family and help them get through their daily lives as they try to decorate their homes, hold down jobs, make friends and win the hearts of the other computer-controlled "sims" in the game.

    Sims Family Values

  • It appears from these news reports that Bragg figured how to tweak the URLs for Second Life land actions so that certain plots "sims"

    The Droids We're Looking For?

  • The "sims" in SL on the mainland have a 40 user limit.

    Shirky FTW

  • Elizabeth DaltonGuess what -- there's an active bunch of Second Lifers who've been agitating for more different kinds of world environments for quite a while now, from better undersea development tools to space "sims" to alien worlds.

    State of Play Virtual Architecture 1.0: Contest Judges Say Enough with the Simulacra Already

  • Guess what -- there's an active bunch of Second Lifers who've been agitating for more different kinds of world environments for quite a while now, from better undersea development tools to space "sims" to alien worlds.

    State of Play Virtual Architecture 1.0: Contest Judges Say Enough with the Simulacra Already

  • The whole 'sims' plot should have been axed from the beginning; a useless, miserable story device that should never have made it out of first draft, if even granted the privilege of getting that far.

    Links and Notes

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