Excerpt: This game is a must have this is not an expansion and is an alone playing game. with the gamecube you can control the sims every movement with the joystick. objects include trampolines. With this game there is weather and when you go out in it you put up an umbrella or newspaper. This game is a must have for sims fans even if you have it for other consoles. you can play with your pets take them to the park and build your houses, add objects and much much more.