Can I talk about this now? I mean, it’s not a Sims event per se, but it is Will Wright related so I guess that counts.
I was asked to play with the new Creature Creator for Spore and enter into a contest to win $15,000 for my favorite charity.
The way the whole deal works is you go to SporeVote.com and view everyone’s creatures; there’s a short bio of everyone and a video of their creation.
Then, you vote on which creature you like best.
Simple as that.
I’m not sure when Avery will be up on the site but hopefully it …read more
Did you know that The Sims was almost NOT made?
According to Will Wright, in his interview with Rock, Paper, Shotgun, Sims “was referred to as “The Toilet game”. It was the game where you clean the toilet. We had a product review meeting at Maxis where we had to decide whether we’d publish this thing or not…and the executive said “No, let’s do [something else]”.”
Apparently Wright was one of the few people who realized just how great The Sims could be and because of that was one of the few who went to bat for the game.
Though Sims tested …read more