|EA Redwood Shores
|October 28, 2008
Hey there, royal subjects and aspiring Wandoliers! Imagine this: You’ve just moved into a ghost town where even the tumbleweeds have left in search of a better life. The king is frantically waving his arms, desperate for anyone to step up and restore his crumbling kingdom. What do you do? Well, if you’re a “MySims Kingdom” player on the Wii, you pick up a magical scroll and get to work, baby!
BUILD YOUR SIM AND TAKE THE THRONE
First, let’s talk about making your SIM your digital mini-you. In “MySims Kingdom,” your first royal decree involves customizing your character. The game gives you free rein, whether sporting a chic bob, a ZZ Top beard, or anything in between. You see, the look of your character isn’t just cosmetic fluff; it’s your introduction to the personalized world you’re about to reconstruct, one magical scroll at a time.
ISLAND-HOPPING ADVENTURE: NOT YOUR TYPICAL VACATION
Once you’re all dolled up, it’s time to hit the islands, and no, we’re not talking about sipping piña coladas by the beach. Each island in “MySims Kingdom” is like a Rubik’s Cube made of broken buildings and challenging missions. What is your primary tool for this reconstructive surgery? Essences! These magical elements help you rebuild and repair the dishevelled structures on each island. It’s like an extreme home makeover, island edition, and each island is its unique season—complete with fresh twists and challenges that keep you coming back for more.
KING POINTS: THE ROYAL CURRENCY
Now, let’s talk dough—but not the kind you eat or spend at a mall. In the game, every mission you nail earns you King Points. Think of it like frequent flyer miles for the altruistic kingdom restorer. Once you accumulate enough of these regal nuggets—specifically, reaching King Points Level 5—you unlock a new wonderland: Reward Island.
REWARD ISLAND: YOUR KINGDOM, YOUR RULES
Reward Island is the sandbox where your dreams can go wild—reached King Points Level 5? Put on your crown and hold your wand high because you’re the boss. Free reign means just that: you can construct your island paradise or dystopian wasteland—whatever floats your boat. The game hands you the keys to the kingdom and says, “Go nuts, your majesty!”
THE MAGICAL SCROLLS: THE KINGDOM’S IKEA MANUALS
Of course, none of this would be possible without those all-important magical scrolls. Think of them as the instruction manuals for the world’s most complex IKEA furniture, except these scrolls magically make things appear and fix broken kingdom bits. Various characters in “MySims Kingdom” will hand you these scrolls, so keep your eyes peeled. Each scroll is like a golden ticket to build, repair, and beautify your slowly revitalizing kingdom.
WHY PEOPLE ADORE THIS GAME
Lastly, let’s get into why “MySims Kingdom” has become a beloved classic for Wii players. Beyond the apparent charms of island hopping and essence collecting, the rich storyline and the depth of customization make the game a crown jewel. It’s as if SimCity and a fairy tale had a baby—cute, magical, and complex enough to keep you on your toes. Whether you’re 5 or 50, this game offers an engaging experience that leaves you feeling like royalty. Now, go forth and build your kingdom, Wandoliers-in-waiting!