The Sims


The Untold Story of 'The Sims,' Your First Favorite Jazz Record

The songs that soundtracked the game's Build Mode introduced millions of unknowing kids to new age jazz. The musicians behind it were just trying to make something that wouldn't interfere with your landscaping.
Alex Robert Ross

Why Did We All Want to Kill Our Sims?

Remember taking the ladder out of the pool and leaving them to tire out and drown? Or intentionally setting their homes on fire and removing all the doors? This is why you did that.
Kristen Cochrane

I Discover All the Best Music in My Life Through Video Games, and I’m Not Alone

Without Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Grand Theft Auto, and Dave Mirra, my music library would probably be a near empty vessel.
Mat Ombler
VICE vs Video games

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Sims

What can these little digital people teach us about how to improve our own lives? Plenty, if you understand how to best pull their strings.
Jordan Erica Webber
VICE vs Video games

How ‘The Sims’ Turned Me into a Virtual Sociopath

BBC Radio 1's Phil Taggart recalls his murderous approach to playing the classic life-simulation game.
Phil Taggart
Sittin' Sidewayz... With Skinny Friedman

C.Hill Gave Mid-2000s Rap Classics the Music Videos They Deserved Through the Magic of 'The Sims'

You've never lived until you've seen a Sims-ified R. Kelly wearing all white looking godly.
Skinny Friedman
Objectively Correct Lists

The Greatest Simlish Covers of All Time

The world's biggest stars singing sheer gibberish.
Ezra Marcus