Illustration for article titled How emThe Sims/em Has Changed Over The Past 14 Years

A big question many gamers have had since The Sims 4 launched last week is how the latest installment compares to the other three core games in EA's longstanding series. Now, one Sims fan has attempted an answer in the most literal way possible: by playing all four on one PC at the same time.

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Reddit user Simmemann didn't go into too much detail in his post about the games, but his screenshots still give a great visual reminder of how The Sims has changed over the past 14 years.

Here is the first neighborhood from each of the games, for instance:

Illustration for article titled How emThe Sims/em Has Changed Over The Past 14 Years
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Clockwise from the top left: TS1, TS2, TS4, TS3.

He also recreated the tutorial family:

Illustration for article titled How emThe Sims/em Has Changed Over The Past 14 Years

Clockwise from the top left: TS1, TS2, TS4, TS3.

And, of course, the Goths:

Illustration for article titled How emThe Sims/em Has Changed Over The Past 14 Years
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Going clockwise from the top left: TS3, TS1, TS2, ending with TS4 on the bottom left.

We've come a long way, Bella!

via Reddit

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