Auto boutiques-francophones Simple and secure cloud storage fallcleaning Crocktober Music Deals Store Fall Tools
Buy Used
CDN$ 3.59
+ CDN$ 6.49 shipping
Used: Acceptable | Details
Condition: Used: Acceptable
Comment: Ships from the USA. Please allow 14-21 business days for delivery. Biggest little used bookstore in the world.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Sims 2 Revised: Prima Official Game Guide Paperback – May 22 2007

1 customer review

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
"Please retry"
CDN$ 19.63 CDN$ 3.47

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Prima Games (May 22 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0761557210
  • ISBN-13: 978-0761557210
  • Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 2.3 x 23.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 522 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,086,804 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

3.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews

By D. Hill TOP 1000 REVIEWER on Nov. 12 2010
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This may NOT be a revised edition at all.

I have checked with Amazon customer service and they are as curious as I was after receiving this title.

The listing indicates a 2007 copy right for the revised edition and it comes at 368 pages.

If you compare covers of the standard edition and this one - they are identical, no flag or starburt logo saying anything about Nightlife being included. Also, this book retains ONLY a 2004 copyright, no revision or second edition update to 2007.

Also, compare the standard guide and the Nightlife guide: the std edition is 368 pages and Nightlife is 244. It is impossible to have jammed those two books together to make a Revised Edition still with only 368 pages! I understand they can change typeface, font size and add overall content compression, but at best you'd only save a portion of original mass.

This does not seem to be a fault solely of - I have checked the site, a competing Canadian online book seller's site, and Prima's own page. And they all show the standard edition coverart and page count, but note 2007 copyright and that it is supposed to be two original guides in one.

If there is any doubt on the basic info above, opening the book yields not one iota of Nightlife mention. There is no section for it in the Table of Contents, there is no "what's new" section of the book. It appears to be just the original contents guide. It is possible the misunderstanding is in the wording "We're combining the hit The Sims 2 and The Sims 2 Nightlife guides into one book ...
Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on (beta) 8 reviews
24 of 24 people found the following review helpful
Whoa... March 8 2008
By Samantha Doyle - Published on
Format: Paperback
When I ordered this, I was expecting a small, slim little guide with a few tips and strategies. I mean, how much could there be to a computer game? So as you can imagine, I was surprised when I pulled out a thick, 366 page book that broke down everything you could ever need to know (and more) about The Sims 2 into sections, explaining and describing everything, in detail, from Sim genetics, pre-made neighborhoods and the pre-made families that inhabit them, NPCs, Sim memories, Sim death, building a house... okay, I'm confusing myself (and probably you). Here is the complete chapter/section list:


Part One: The Basics
-Chapter One: Getting To Know The Sims 2
-Chapter Two: Getting Started

Part Two: Creating Families, Neighborhoods, And Sims
-Chapter Three: Welcome To The Neighborhood
-Chapter Four: Create-A-Sim And Genetics
-Chapter Five: Simology

Part Three: It's A Lot Like Life
-Chapter Six: The Six Ages Of Sims: Playing The Generation Game
-Chapter Seven: Needs
-Chapter Eight: Aspirations, Wants, And Fears
-Chapter Nine: Skills
-Chapter Ten: Careers And School
-Chapter Eleven: Social Interactions
-Chapter Twelve: Family Life
-Chapter Thirteen: NPCs
-Chapter Fourteen: Community Lots
-Chapter Fifteen: Objects
-Chapter Sixteen: Disasters, Disease, And Death

Part Four: All In The Family: Sims In Action
-Chapter Seventeen: The Ex-Machina Family Blog

Part Five:
-Chapter Eighteen: Build Mode
-Chapter Nineteen: Story Mode And Moviemaking
-Chapter Twenty: Sim Autonomy
-Chapter Twenty-One: The Sims 2 Body Shop
-Chapter Twenty-Two: Custom Content
-Chapter Twenty-Three: Appendix A: Cheats


So, yes... if you play The Sims 2 at all, get this book. Even if you're just a casual player. I assure you, your Sim gaming experience will be much better. The only regret I have is not having this book around when I first started playing TS2.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Read people Nov. 20 2012
By Selena - Published on
Format: Paperback
For those expecting this to go over all the expansion packs..bother to actually look at the guide before you buy it. You can tell from just the front of the book that it only covers the base game. And being that it was released when the base game came out, there's no way it could've covered the other games.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Good starter manual Feb. 24 2015
By jr - Published on
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Standard how to get started game manual. The nuances of game could get real complicated and would need several books to cover all. Well written and explanatory at starter level.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
A must have! Aug. 12 2014
By Amazon User - Published on
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Liked it, a lot. It told me tons of stuff about the game which I never knew, and best of all, it came in pristine condition.
8 of 12 people found the following review helpful
Great buy! July 27 2007
By Larry M. Mccormick - Published on
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
If you don't get this book you won't fully understand all the featues of the sims 2. Everything you need to know is there.