I was a fan of the Sims when it came out a few years ago. Recent screenshots from the sequel have gotten me looking forward to it. Yes, I know it’s virtual paper dolls, but what other game allows you to do this? In preparation for the game’s release, I’ve even started playing the first one over again.
If you haven’t played it before, pick it up at any retailer, it’s about $20 and strangely addicting. It’s also very surrealist once you realize you’re telling virtual people to make dinner, use the restroom, sleep, take a shower, and go to work.