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The Sims Medieval

Updated on November 8, 2014
A logo of the game.
A logo of the game.

About the Game

The Sims is one of the most popular video game series in the world, offering endless family-friendly fun for casual gamers. if you are a fan, don't miss a great new title, The Sims Medieval, which was released on March 22, 2011. It adds RPG and strategy elements to the Sims and takes you to the fantasy Middle Ages with kings, queens and wizards.

Game Features

The Sims Medieval is quite different from all previous games in the series. It retains some traditional life simulation gameplay elements, but also use a lot of ideas from RPG and even strategy games. Here are some of the most interesting things to be excited about in TSM:

  • Kingdom Ambition - choose a goal before starting to build your realm. Do you want to have the most enlightened nation, rich with culture and scientific discoveries, or perhaps a warlike kingdom aiming for global domination?
  • Quest system: in TSM, quests are the way you will accomplish your goals and further your kingdom's progress. Discover a cure for a mysterious ailment that plagues the King, find and slay the evil witch, and embark on epic journeys.
  • Hero Sims: complete quests by controlling a variety of interesting Hero Sims. As you build and expand your kingdom, you will be able to unlock more Heroes to play with! Examples include Merchants, Knights, Priests, Wizards, Blacksmiths, Spies, Monarchs and many more. Hero Sims are also able to marry and have children.
  • New features: conduct diplomacy with nearby kingdoms and trade peacefully or go to war. Use your blacksmiths to craft items, wizards to learn and cast new spells, and physicians to cure people. Challenge other Sims to a duel with your knight or monarch (even to the death)!

For more information about the game, just visit the official The Sims Medieval page on EA.com.

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The Sims Medieval - PC/Mac
The Sims Medieval - PC/Mac

The Sims Medieval blends the familiar gameplay of The Sims with RPG elements in a Middle Age setting. PC and Mac players will have to both assure the happiness of their Sims, and work to fulfill the goals of their realm by engaging in various quests. The game includes a variety of Hero Sims, a leveling system, and an overall player-chosen goal for kingdoms.

 

TSM Screenshots

See what the new The Sims Medieval game looks like.

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The Sims Medieval witch screenshot.
The Sims Medieval witch screenshot.
The Sims Medieval witch screenshot.

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The Sims Medieval Trailer

A preview video for this RPG-inspirired Sims title.

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Reception

Despite its differences from the other games in the Sims franchise, TSM was received favorably and currently holds a rating of 77 at MetaCritic.

What did you think about this title, though? Vote in the anonymous poll to the right!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      @MoonandMagic: Unfortunately you don't really get build mode in this game, which is very unfortunate. They chose instead to hand paint the setting. You can only change the wallpaper, flooring, and furnishing. You can't even add windows.

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      RuthMadison 6 years ago

      Ah, I've been wondering what made this different from regular Sims

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      JonathanPetersen 6 years ago

      epic game, my daughters favourite

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      CarynJSwift56889 6 years ago

      I like this game

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      MasterPsycho 6 years ago from Earth

      i still remember myself playing for countless hours the sims games...the medieval will be one of the best games of the sim series ever.....and i predict it will a looooot of hours to complete it...

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      JJNW 6 years ago from USA

      This looks interesting! Thanks for the info.

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      deldobuss 6 years ago

      This looks fun I might have to try it!

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      Musicalcroc LM 6 years ago

      Thanks for the reviews. Looks like they go for opposite direction this time (fantasy vs real life, not that the former The Sims are completely realistic). I hope they will keep the non-linear approach.

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      Ben Reed 6 years ago from Redcar

      Excellent Lens,

      I love all of the Sims games, however I do find the new ones are starting to get a little bit silly!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Was a Fun Game I must say especially when playing it in Armor haha! :)

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      MoonandMagic 6 years ago

      I have enjoyed the newer sims recently, though I fear a medieval one will suck me in too much! I could probably spend days trying to build an awesoem castle... oh well. :)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Being a big fan of the Sims, I'm a bit concerned that they are making Sims into something that isn't even a real Sims game. Has anyone played this yet and what are your impressions? Especially if you played and enjoyed previous Sims games.

      It doesn't seem like a sandbox game with absolute freedom like Sims3, more like linear story. But I might be wrong since I haven't played it yet.

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      surfrider lm 6 years ago

      This is an interesting twist for a Sim game. I like the Hero Sims concept.