The Liu Family: In Which Self-Discovery Becomes Self-Sabotage

The Lius are a happy family. They're a segmented family, where the individual members usually split up and do their own thing, but a happy one. Let's save some time and document all of Aileen's daily activities. Aileen is on the computer. Taking pictures of Aileen on the computer is not necessarily the most thrilling … Continue reading The Liu Family: In Which Self-Discovery Becomes Self-Sabotage

Catastrophe Theory: Before the Storm

Scientists in movies are always finding answers. But scientists in real life? Their job is to come up with questions they can't answer yet. Dolly's advisor (paraphrased) Never trust anyone who says they'll cure cancer. Cancer is a general term for life gone pathological, and anyone who says they understand how life works, let alone … Continue reading Catastrophe Theory: Before the Storm

Who are you people and what are you doing in my house?

The best way to make money is to found a religion. — L. Ron Hubbard Start from the beginning There is no shortage of content about The Sims. New players are welcomed into the sunshine of helpful resources, custom content, and troubleshooting. Eventually, however, one gets desensitized to the formulaic set of goals laid out … Continue reading Who are you people and what are you doing in my house?