In celebration of playing video games instead of actually doing stuff in real life, we’re having a look at some of the greatest simulation games out there that you have to check out.
Whether it be a tow-truck driver or a teenage babysitter, these sims have got your future vocation covered.
You simply can’t make this stuff up.
Big City Rigs: Bus Driver
If driving the most gorgeous and high-perfomance exotic cars seems dull to you, then there’s always the alternative, in the form of Big City Rigs: Bus Driver.
The game replicates the painful and nauseating restrictions of learning to drive, but in a sub-par video game form.
If you’ve got an itch for slow and monotonous driving, you could live in central Johannesburg – or just try out Big City Rigs: Bus Driver.
The Imagine series has a knack for continuing to surprise gamers with some of the titles they think up. However, it’s safe to say Imagine: Babysitters takes the cake.
The game puts you in the exciting role of a babysitter, tasking you to look after irritating children. Just like real life!
Of course, instead of doing it for real money, you can pay to baby sit. Now that’s a game I’d definitely pick up.
Tow Truck simulator
What’s better than driving cool cars? Towing them once they’ve crashed.
Tow Truck Simulator gives you the chance to hitch up unfortunate vehicles and tow them to the relevant destinations.
Enthralling, captivating, brilliant – and it doesn’t even require you to shave your head, get tattooed and stare people down in traffic.
Street Cleaning simulator
The streets are filthy, and there’s only one thing that can fix that – you. Welcome to Street Cleaning simulator.
Giving kids the chance to achieve their mediocre dreams and aspirations since 2011, Street Cleaning simulator allows you to tidy up the city, while hogging an entire lane at the same time.
Maybe the game has some purpose? Maybe it’s a form of punishment in some dark European countries?
Road construction simulator
Gridlocking traffic is awesome – so naturally, there’s a game for that. Introducing Road construction simulator.
Learn to hold up AI traffic like a pro, and make driving for some NPCs an absolute chore – just like SANRAL.
Laying out cones, painting lines and using jackhammers are only some of the mind-blowing activities on offer.
Know of any other ridiculous simulators out there? Or maybe you can think of some mundane task that needs to be explored via digital entertainment. Share your thoughts and ideas with us in the comments below and tweet us at @MenStuffZA.