The Sims is a game we know and love for its ability to engross us in making lives of our own full choosing and control, but let’s face it: for many of us, it doesn’t really feel real in certain aspects of the vanilla game. One of the biggest of these for me is the romance, or rather, the lack thereof! When Sims touch and kiss, they barely get closer to each other for more than a second! C’mon, who the heck hugs their partner like that?! Things like this mean it often feels like the game treats romance as a side-gimmick rather than a real and fully-fleshed-out part of life, and I find myself feeling dissatisfied with how the Sims I have who are supposed to be completely head-over-heels for each other are just…coexisting lukewarmly. I aim to be part of what changes that, with a mixture of attractions, affinities/compatibilities, and opinions your Sim has to/about other Sims, among many other features!
So I felt like creating a mod that makes romance a thing in the Sims that people can connect with, one that’s best made possible through a unique union of code, animation, and storytelling!