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Oversimulated Suburbia At Sims: David Brooks’ fascinating description of the surprising hit, the video/computer game Sims, and the cultural…

Oversimulated Suburbia At Sims: David Brooks’ fascinating description of the surprising hit, the video/computer game Sims, and the cultural reasons behind its success. The game has will be launched as an online version next month: $50 for the game; $10 per month in subscription fees. “[I]n addition to the regular suburbia all around us, there will be a massive new cybersociety, filled with little computer-generated people with a passion for Barcaloungers.”

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