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Phantom

For the very first version of The Sims, I have all the expansion packs.
The Sims 2 I have the Ultimate Collection (where all the packs are included).
The Sims 3 I have all the stuff and expansion packs (thanks to a Steam sale, yay!).
The Sims 4 I have all the game, stuff and expansion packs.

I absolutely am a collector of The Sims. I love the game, and I love supporting the creators.

My Hogwarts house is Hufflepuff.

My Patronus is the Manx Cat.

My Wand is an English Oak wood with a Dragon heartstring core 12½” and Slightly Yielding flexibility

My Ilvermorny house is Pukwudgie

Images and information from pottermore.com

Looking at my games I think the biggest thing I love in a game is an open world.
A few of my favourite games:
Assassins Creed Syndicate (PC)
Subnautica (PC)
Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles (PC & Nintendo Switch)
Stardew Valley (PC, Nintendo Switch & Android)
The Sims 4 (PC)
Mass Effect Andromeda (PC)
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst (PC)
Minecraft (PC)
Overwatch (PC)
Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo Switch)
Job Simulator (HTC Vive)
Portal 1 & Portal 2 (PC)

I mostly play games on PC, but I also play games on a Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS XL, HTC VIVE VR and on Android.
Phones I currently test The Sims Mobile on are, a Samsung Galaxy S9+, a Samsung Galaxy S7, a OnePus 5 and an iPhone 7

No, I do not. I did get some for The Sims 3 but ended up breaking my game. I stopped using it after that.
I don’t really feel I need to add content to The Sims 4. Also having a clean game helps me do a better job at helping on Answers HQ.

Phantom - Hero

Something I hear often is ‘why would you help EA unpaid?’.
I’m a helper, I always have been. I just combined it with my favourite game of all time, The Sims.
I could do it paid, work for EA, but I love the job I do in real life. This way I have the best of both worlds.

EA wouldn’t ask for this information publicly if it wasn’t safe. If you still don’t feel safe, feel free to send your Player ID through a private message to the EA staff.

Being human causes me to make mistakes.
I might think I know something and be absolutely wrong about it. Or my brain didn’t get the memo that something changed.
Sometimes you might see steps in the walkthroughs that aren’t correct.
This happens for two reasons;
– I didn’t get the information from EA and am guessing. This usually happens with reruns. The steps might have changed or I wrote it down wrong.
– EA was super kind to give me the information, but they are human and there was a mistake in the information I got.
Feel free to alert me if something like this happens. I’ll be happy to change it to the right information.

At some point in 2015, I was looking for help with my The Sims 4 game and landed on EA’s Answers HQ forums.
I saw posts I could answer, so I did. I kept doing it day after day, learning along the way. And on April 7th, 2015 I was asked to become a Champion.
And soon after on the July 7th, 2015 I was promoted to Hero.
After answering for years I was fed up with having to rush through new packs to help players, so I contacted SimGuruKate and on July 24th, 2018 I got added to the Game Changer program.

I do not get paid by EA. Not for being a Hero or a Game Changer. I’m also not an employee of EA.
If they would pay me to make content it will be branded with the ‘Sponsored by EA’ logo.

Website

.nl is the TLD (Top-Level Domain) for the Netherlands. As I’m Dutch this seemed the most fitting.
You can read more about TLD and such over here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Internet_top-level_domains#N

The walkthroughs page sorts on height weirdly enough. This means you’d be better off looking on mobile if you want them sorted on date.
A secret trick is to click on a walkthrough on PC and refresh it when it’s enlarged, this will give you the details page. This shows tags, and the uploaded date/posted on date which I try to keep the date the event goes/went live.

Ads aren’t welcome on my site. I don’t help to gain money. For me what I gain from the EA programs levels out the costs of the domain name and hosting of my website.
This website only has one cookie, a Google Analytics cookie. Tracking on IP is turned off within Google Analytics.
When you first enter the site you get a warning at the bottom which also allows you to turn off the placement of the Google Analytics cookie.
I’ve decided to run Google Analytics to see what pages are used mostly, so I know what content is helping most.

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