Should I buy the SIMS 2 game?

Hi,
Can anyone give me any advice......I really want to get the SIMS 2 game, but my G4 867 MHz processor isn't fast enough. I have the original SIMS game, but I'd really like to get the SIMS 2 one..it looks so good, and people have said that it's a great game.

I have the Sims 2 running well on a G3 B&W Powermac converted to a Sonnet G4 500mhz with an upgraded Radeon video card. Works fine. Sluggish at startup (takes about 45 seconds to load the game) and I also get a dialog box saying a G4 500mhz procesor or higher is recommended but thereafter the game plays well. With only one exception. I sometimes get an error message when i attempt to turn aging feature off since my daughter prefers not to allow the characters to age.
This error message reads as follows:
"Shader validation: shader program build error:"
It often appears in a text box with the same message repeated 10 times. And I have no idea how to address this.
But other than what I mentioned above, I'm at a loss to understand why you feel Sims 2 won't work on a G4 867 since I also have it running perfectly (no errors whatsoever) on a second Powermac (G4 733 mhz Digital Audio S-Drive). This latter G4PM is rather zippy and plays the game significantly faster than the B&W mentioned above. All features work well like aging, reflections in mirrors, and all movements are very smooth.
SDMacuer

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