Monthly Archives: January 2005

The Sims on TV

Electronic Arts, makers of The Sims franchise, are considering creating a TV show of the game. “One idea could be that you’re controlling a family, telling them when to go to the kitchen and when to go to the bedroom, and with this mechanism you have gamers all over the world ‘playing the show’,” said Jan Bolz, vice president of marketing and sales for EA Europe, to Reuters. It is slightly unclear whether Electronic Arts intend for the show to be a reality TV show with real humans standing in for the sims, with viewers controlling their actions to some extent via voting. Or whether this would be a show featuring computerised sims.

… The most part of dry land disappeared under the water in result of chain man-caused cataclysms. The planet was flooded with disgusting monsters. And the ruthless pirates have seized the power over survived people… You are the captain of a frigate and you’re furrowing the boundless seas. The sea way is full of dangers and as the captain of your own pirate bands, you should load your ships, explore unknown territories, attack your opponents, amass gold, upgrade armour and etc.