|Source: Country Games № January 2008|
|Source: Country Games № January 2008|
Blowing from the sea, fresh airUnable to withstand the cruel persecution by the simonenavistnikov, virtual men outfitted virtual ship and took to the open sea to crash and disappear for far godforsaken islands. And here's one of our wards crawls out of the water on a sandy beach. Everywhere impassable malopoligonalnye jungle bristling aggressively ugly models of unfamiliar plants. Paradise music pours from the speakers sounds of wildlife. In his pocket knife sim only, mattress yes toilet paper. But to build a house, get food, find lost team members and develop a plan to return to his native SimCity ... Or does not it? After endless add-ons are strictly metered portions revealing different sides podnadoevshey urban life, the series suddenly gotten a second wind. All the basics remain the same, but the process very different from what we saw in The Sims 2. Begin, we continue with the creation of characters - the future of our team an unhappy ship. In addition to appearance, name and character can choose a profession - an occupation which sim devoted himself before he received a ticket for the ill-fated ship. Profession affects the initial skills Sim, that at first greatly facilitates the execution of individual tasks. Stranded sim can not buy a house, beat his furniture, or go to earn money. Do you want a roof over your head - Collect boards, leaves, cut trees. And to cut down a tree will have to make an ax. Moreover, projected on a site hut not grow as if by magic. Our Robinson must come to a place designated by us and build a house by hand. Animation of construction, by the way, in simovski uncomplicated, well, yes we will not quarrel over trifles. All the simple human needs on the spot: Sim wants to eat, sleep, socialize, dreams of cleanliness and comfort, he wants to live beautiful and fun.Now imagine that from the cozy apartment building, where there was a huge double bed, a Jacuzzi, a Japanese toilet, fireplace, plasma TV and stereo, it moved to the outskirts of a forest, where there is nothing but wilderness yes pristavuchih monkeys. Soak up the drama going on.
Beginners Guide to rogueFortunately, the hand turned out to be a useful book. Here you and a list of quests, and tips on survival in inhospitable conditions. The best solution: having passed a training stage, not at all forget about the existence of this option is not to deprive yourself of the joy of immersion in the role of the savage. If earlier in The Sims can be distinguished economic component in its Castaway outweighs blooded adventure. All free from the needs of time dedicated sim collection of useful articles and research available territories. But if the latter is not a joke drags (ancient temples, the ruins of the ship, a treasure hunt ...), the continual gathering can order tiring. To wander in circles as long as you do not accustom the monkeys in bananas get you everything you need. Or not to make contact with other Sims, which can (and should) convince pull resources "for the common good." And going to have basically the food and construction materials. Potential food, and understandably so, is divided on the flora and fauna. It can cook, and an experienced cook mixes the ingredients, achieving acceptable to obtain health and wellness Sim dishes. Materials needed for home construction, for furniture for new clothes, and for ancillary items such as ropes, fishing rods and spears. However, the cost of living Sim small, but because his fate is still in our hands.Will it be fed lazy islander or evil half-starved savages?
Good luckIf you're a true fan of The Sims and a happy owner of a magical white box from Nintendo, if the games for you all important original ideas, if you are not alien to such qualities as patience and composure, take Castaway to your collection. Everyone else, I recommend to think carefully before embarking on a perilous journey to the rickety old tub in the company's unfortunate death. What they were waiting on these sims ...