Several weeks ago, co-Editor-in-Chief Spencer Kaye came to me and asked me to play the Sims for him. Specifically, he wanted me to make an avatar of each Thrill editor, place them in a house together, and see what they got up to. Other than writing for a blog, making videos of ourselves, and sending self-important text messages to each other, watching cartoon versions of ourselves is what really gets our egos going. I couldn’t help but feel my entire life had been leading up to this moment. I LOVE the Sims. I spent far more time with my Sims than with other people when I was a kid.
Turns out, the Sims 3 has all these awesome customizable features, so I was especially excited to sit down and attempt to Sim-ify my co-bloggers. Several crises arose: The registration code wouldn’t work, the saved games are computer specific, so I lost all my progress, and there is no option to give a Sim braces. But despite all this, I am happy to present to you the Thrill Family. Because you know what’s more fun playing The Sims? Watching someone play The Sims. Continue reading