The Untold Story of 'The Sims,' Your First Favourite 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.
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.
VICE vs Video games
The 7 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
Talking 'The Sims,' Vin Diesel Crying, and Painting with Pixels with Artist TV Moore
We caught up with the Australian video artist ahead of his show opening Saturday at ACCA in Melbourne.
VICE vs Video games
‘The Sims’ Was the Game That Turned Me Into a Virtual Sociopath
BBC Radio 1's Phil Taggart recalls his murderous approach to playing Maxis' classic life-simulation game.
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.
Objectively Correct Lists
The Greatest Simlish Covers of All Time
Remember The Sims? The game had some of the world's biggest stars singing in sheer gibberish.
The Talking Issue
Interview with Will Wright
Not only is Will Wright one of the most prominent game designers out there, but he's also been prominent for a length of time seldom found in the game industry. His latest game, Spore, allows players to explore life--like, ALL of life.
Stephen Lea Sheppard; Photo: Dan Siney