Simulated Kenyon: The New Library, Part I

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Even though we’ve seen the Kenyon 2020 Plans online, on fences, and in our dreams, many still wonder exactly what the new library should and will look like. Because I will have graduated and received a restraining order from Kenyon by the time the library is completed, I decided to answer these questions by creating the new Kenyon library in the most realistic computer game known to man: the Sims 2. I’ve spoken to a lot of Kenyon simulation truthers, and we can all agree that life at Kenyon is sometimes so odd that we must live in either a corrupted cartoon universe or a simulation created by Graham Gund. Therefore, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a “strategic life simulation video game” from 2004 is the best way to predict our future. Also, the Thrill already has a surprising amount of Sims content for an blog about Kenyon College, so you signed up for this!

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The Return of D-Cat

screen-shot-2016-10-10-at-10-42-36-pmYou may recall that a couple of years ago, the Thrill premiered a new, fresh feature entitled The Adventures of D-Cat.  We followed him through his adventures through graveyards and then through his time at university.  And now, we welcome the return of a new and updated D-Cat aka I got Sims 4 over the summer and I wanted an excuse to play it.   Continue reading