To start things off, I’ll introduce the base game of The Sims 3! This base game is required in order to install any other expansion pack available for The Sims 3.

The Sims 3, Base Game, Computer, Cover

The Sims 3, Base Game

In this game, you start out with selecting your own neighborhood.  The only neighborhood available in the base game is Sunset Valley.

Sunset Valley, The Sims 3 Neighborhood

Sunset Valley

Once you have selected your neighborhood, then you have the options to either select a household, move in a household, or create your own! You may create your own household in “Create-A-Sim.”

Create A Sim, Create Household, The Sims 3


Once you have created your household, you can move them in with an existing household, move them into and existing house, or move them into an empty lot and create their own house from scratch.

The Sims 3, Build Mode

Create your own house in “Build Mode.”

When you have your household successfully moved in, you can begin to live out your Sims’ lives however you deem suitable! The goal of this game is to have fun and live life as you wish. The possibilities are endless.