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Why Sims Players Are Paying $5 to Dust Their Houses

It's totally worth it!

4/14/2021 1:48:00 PM

The add-on is great, actually.

It's totally worth it!

Bust the Dustunusual is not just that it adds the new element of household grime to the game, but that it alsoonlyadds the new element of household grime to the game. Roaches and dog poop are very minor features of the aforementioned expansion packs, and even a more narrowly focused pack like

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Laundry Day, which gives your Sims the ability to wash their clothes, comes with a bunch of furniture and some new looks.Butisn’t interested in bells and whistles. It’s just … dust.AdvertisementMaybe that’s not totally fair. The kit also provides vacuums you can buy (to bust the dust) and new character aspirations (so your Sims know how to feel about the dust and busting it). But mostly, paying $5 gets you a bunch of virtual dust, which accumulates over time on the floors of your Sim’s house, both in a thin coating and in interactive clumps around the room. Early reviews last month complained that the dust accumulated way too quickly—

within a matter of in-game hours—but it took around two and a half in-game days for my house to go from clean to dusty. My Sim was thrilled when this happened, because it made the house feel “homey,” and presumably because Sims can’t have asthma. Around this time, a dust bunny moved in and became a kind of companion that you can feed (it eats dust) and pet (which again, is sentient dust). headtopics.com

AdvertisementA dust bunny in a dusty room.Electronic ArtsBy the end of a week of not-cleaning, the house had gone from “Dusty” to “Dirty” to “Filthy,” and my Sim was no longer pleased. Having guests over earned her a “It’s Not Usually Like This” embarrassment debuff—a hit to her mood that made everyday tasks harder to perform—and cuddly dust bunnies were replaced by their evil counterparts, “filth fiends,” which have glowing red eyes and can apparently start fires if left unchecked too long. The folks over at Powder & Bulk Solids, a trade publication for “industries that process, handle, and package dry particulate matter,” even praised the

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