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The Sims: Medieval is an independent offshoot from the Sims franchise. It changes the setting to medieval times and offers a more linear experience than the main series. The different campaigns have no overarching plot and just differentiate with their ultimate goal. However, the goal also changes the quest strings available; and these tell smaller, humorous stories. An example would be to save the kingdom from wild chinchillas.

For every quest the player chooses one (self-created) hero who gains experience points. Those improves the special abilities which depend on the character's profession, e.g. a king files edicts and a mage uses spells. This also means that quests has multiple solutions, depending on the used character. While the player can create up to ten characters, during a quest line he only plays one - the others are taken care of by the AI.

In comparison to other Sims titles, complexity of the time management part is driven back: the learning of abilities is replaced by the experience system and every character has only two needs (instead of six): mood, which is improved by doing everyday activities like sleeping or social interaction, and work. This consists of two activities per day like brewing potions. The management of those needs affects the quest success. Like all games in the series, The Sims: Medieval is very indirect: the player only gives suggestions what to do by clicking on other objects or persons. Then the animations click in and watching those is a big part of the playing experience.


The Sims: Medieval iPad Fishing.
The Sims: Medieval iPad Talking with others.
The Sims: Medieval iPad A classic inventory with classic items.
The Sims: Medieval iPad In my sim's home.

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Sims: ƚredniowiecze" -- Polish title
  • "Os Sims: Medieval" -- Portuguese title
  • "Los Sims: Medieval" -- Spanish title
  • "Les Sims: Medieval" -- French title
  • "Die Sims: Mittelalter" -- German title

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GameFocus Windows 2011 9 out of 10 90
Ten Ton Hammer Windows Mar 29, 2011 90 out of 100 90
Game Chronicles Windows Apr 21, 2011 8.6 out of 10 86
Inside Gaming Windows Mar 31, 2011 8.5 out of 10 85
PC Games (Germany) Windows Mar 24, 2011 84 out of 100 84
Lazygamer Windows Jul 13, 2011 8 out of 10 80 Windows Mar 28, 2011 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamereactor (Sweden) Windows Mar 28, 2011 7 out of 10 70
Gamekult Windows Mar 28, 2011 7 out of 10 70
G4 TV: X-Play Windows Apr 13, 2011 3 out of 5 60


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