Realistic Sims are a popular choice for many players and these mods can help to make the game feel more Realistic Mods. From gruesome tragedies like being hit by a car to a more realistic childbirth experience, these mods are sure to please!
These include the No Mosaic/censor mod which removes the censor from sims showering, eating, or going to the toilet. Other great options include the realistic reactions mod, risky woohoo percentage change, and more.
The Basement Gangs Mod
If you’re looking to inject a little more realism into the game, this is the mod for you. It features gangs, rivalries, and more, letting your Sims become part of the criminal underworld and experience life-altering drama. It also adds a new skill, the Serial Killer trait, and a gang HQ to make your Sims feel more like the hoodlums they are meant to be.
Another popular mod is Slice of Life, which adds many tweaks to make your Sims seem more relatable. These include visible emotions, recurring memories that change your moods, a more realistic fitness system, and even death—you’ll be required to pay your respects by visiting the grave or urn of your dead sim.
MC Command Center, from user MC Command Center, allows you to change any aspect of your Realistic Mods, such as their job, relationships, traits, and more. You can even create your doppelganger.
Life’s Tragedies Mod
The Life’s Tragedies Mod is an excellent way to bring a bit of realism to your games. This mod allows Sims to be kidnapped, get into fatal car accidents, or be bullied by other Sims. It also introduces armed robberies and terminal illnesses to your game. It’s compatible with other mods and can affect Sims of any age group.
This mod is fairly light and should work with most PCs. It’s a good idea to make sure that your computer can run the base game without any issues.
Realistic Mods adds several new interactions between kids and their crushes. It also lets you create first crashes and nurture them into something more. In addition to this, your Sim’s emotional expressions will become more realistic with this mod. You can even give your child an allowance, which they can spend on anything from a new statue to a burger.
Meaningful Stories Mod
Easily one of the best Sims 4 realistic mods this mod adds a variety of different events and personal tragedies to your game. Depending on your preference these can range from funny, tragic, or somewhere in between. It also has a variety of new interactions with sims including recurring memories of past events, a complex medical system, and much more.
Another interesting addition is the risky woohoo option which will make it more likely that your sims will get pregnant. This works along with the Life’s Tragedies mod and is worth a look!
Lastly, the Have Some Personality Please mod by PolarBearSims gives more realistic reactions to sims based on their traits and relationships with other people. It also makes it possible to have multiple best friends which is a more realistic representation of how people are. It also cuts down on idle chat and adds a few other neat things to the gameplay.
The Childbirth Mod
Pregnancy is a huge part of life, but in The Sims 4, it’s not very well represented. Sims aren’t always able to tell if they’re pregnant and can often be surprised by unexpected complications, such as needing an emergency C-section or losing the baby.
This mod by Samsims adds more in-depth features to pregnancy, childbirth, and post-partum care. Sims can have a home or hospital birth and choose whether to have a natural delivery or a C-section. They can also opt for an epidural and check their dilation. Sims can also have more complex moodlets throughout pregnancy and labor. They can even choose to induce labor through Woohoo, take a deep breath exercise, or be comforted by their partner.
While The Sims 4 does a decent job with romantic relationships, it can still feel flat at times. This mod by sacrificial-mods enhances romance with new interactions that can include flirting, asking for a photo, or taking a romantic photo. It also allows Sims to be angry, embarrassed, and sad when they’re in a romantic relationship and can even break up with each other if things don’t work out.
Family Therapy Mod
This mod allows players to adopt children and pets into their families, allowing for more organic and memorable relationships to form. Sims can also be a foster parent to other Sims’ children and pets, which adds more variety to their gameplay.
Sims can now go to therapists for depression, mood disorders, and other psychological issues that would normally be dealt with in real life. They can have individual sessions or even group therapy with their partners and loved ones. This is the most comprehensive and complex mod in this list.
Oftentimes, Sims can take forever to eat their meals. This mod by Cyclelegs speeds up this process, making it more realistic and fun to watch.
The Weather Mod
If you’re looking for more realism in your Sims’ lives, then this mod is the one for you. It adds weather to the game, with different effects depending on the season. Sims can now be affected by mud puddles, rain, snow drifts, and even fog.
Sims can also experience tragedies, such as being kidnapped or jumped by a group of criminals. They can also lose a job, argue with their spouse, and more. This is a large mod that can add an entire new chapter to your story.
If you want to make your Sims’ homes more realistic, this mod allows you to place objects on shelves that aren’t allowed by the lot rules. You can also add a variety of plants and decorations to your home with this mod. It’s available for free on TwistedMexi’s website. K-606 MOD from Tech Hippie also makes your house and neighborhood look more authentic, by adding intense textures to the foundations and roofs of houses and buildings.