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Fall in love with your little family in Tiny Life, a pixel-art The Sims

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Tiny Life is The Sims without EA and done in pixel art. There's a fresh free Beta out, the final one before Steam Early Access in 2023.

Here you control a set of people that live together, take care of all their needs, build up their lives or see how far you can push them. The new Beta update added in quite a lot like a thrifty personality type, goofy and confident emotional traits, a "perfect painter" life goal, an accessibility menu, the ability to cheat on a partner (ouch) with mess that comes after, the addition of more emotional feedback being added for different things, a festive tree for those of you getting into the holiday spirit and much more.

See the original trailer below, it's a little older and it's added a lot since then but it gives you a good overall idea:

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Features:

  • Create your own characters with unique personalities and skills and dress them however you like.
  • Build houses and community spaces like parks and cafés and watch households inhabit them.
  • Control your household and tell your characters what to do, from cooking food to learning complex skills like. programming and painting.
  • Have your characters interact, build relationships, grow families and live unique lives.
  • Share your creations with the community by exporting lots and households from your game.
  • Create additional content through the game's built-in C# modding API.

Check it out on itch.io and Steam.

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azoriusmage Dec 20, 2022
I just grabbed the Mac Beta and it crashes immediately. I am using MacBook Air M2 do you expect it to run?

Thanks
Az
Liam Dawe Dec 20, 2022
Quoting: azoriusmageI just grabbed the Mac Beta and it crashes immediately. I am using MacBook Air M2 do you expect it to run?

Thanks
Az
I would suggest asking the developer directly, or seeking help on a mac website.
BlackBloodRum Dec 20, 2022
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I've tried this before, it's not a bad game! It reminds me a lot of the older Sims 1 rather than the modern abominations
mZSq7Fq3qs Dec 20, 2022
This could be perfect for me. I would like some sims sometimes, but they seem to be awful, bloated, clumsy and they take forever to load.

Sims with capable modding community would be awesome :D
Purple Library Guy Dec 20, 2022
Quoting: azoriusmageI am using MacBook Air M2 do you expect it to run?
No, Mr. Bond. I expect it to die.
whizse Dec 20, 2022
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Fall out of love with your little family? Drown them in the pool by removing the ladder!
BlackBloodRum Dec 20, 2022
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Quoting: Purple Library Guy
Quoting: azoriusmageI am using MacBook Air M2 do you expect it to run?
No, Mr. Bond. I expect it to die.
Ok. Go ahead and take my "like", you earned it haha
Lamdarer Dec 21, 2022
Really neat game, unfortunately they kinda messed up/politicized the german translation, not sure if on purpose or by accident.
Anyway I will definitely check it out again this Winter, I would love to see Sims getting some competition in the long run!
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