From Movie Watcher to Oscar Worthy Director

May 22, 2009 20:04 PM
Grant Rodiek, Assistant Producer
The Sims has always had an incredible community of movie makers. A quick Google search will return…


April 30, 2009 02:37 AM
TheSidDog, TheSidDog
Read through the blog of TheSidDog who is a featured machinima artist for The Sims 3

The Great The Sims 3 Facial Hair Competition

April 26, 2009 18:30 PM
Grant Rodiek, Assistant Producer
Game development is a labor of love. We’re working really long hours to finish The Sims 3… However, long hours lead to us…not shaving.


April 15, 2009 23:25 PM
Baconandeggzie, Baconandeggzie
During the Creators' Camp, BaconandEggzie was able to explore The Sims 3 Movie Tool and create machinima for The Exchange. His favorite movie “Morning Run” takes the viewer on a morning chase through Sunset Valley.


April 15, 2009 23:10 PM
Decorgal, Decorgal
Decorgal is known in The Sims community for creating movies using The Sims 2. During the Creators' Camp in January, she was one of the first players to get her hands on the game and the new Movie Tool that will be available on when the game ships in June.

Artificial Intelligence in The Sims 3

March 26, 2009 16:00 PM
Richard Evans, Senior AI Engineer
Hello everyone! My name is Richard. I’m the AI lead on Sims 3, and I’ve been busy working on the Sims’ free-will – what they decide to do when you leave them to their own devices.


March 26, 2009 05:12 AM
Ulkrhsn, Ulkrhsn
Ulkrhsn created some very unique Sims for The Sims 3 Exchange. From toddlers to children, to adults, this creator used the new CAS tools, along with their own signature style, to create some amazing looking Sims.


March 26, 2009 04:59 AM
Babylonia, Babylonia
Babylonia is well known for creating a detailed book series using The Sims as a medium for her art. For The Sims 3 Exchange, she created a few houses that other players can eventually download.


March 18, 2009 03:28 AM
Frances, Frances
Custom content creator Frances built three homes for The Sims 3 Exchange. All three of the homes bring a distinct and different feel to The Exchange.


March 18, 2009 03:38 AM
teasingmeat1, teasingmeat1
Teasingmeat1 is best known for homebuilding and creating custom content. One of the things that he loves the most about The Sims is that the community allows him to share his creations with other Simmers.


March 12, 2009 04:45 AM
Estatica, Estatica
When asked what she loves the most about The Sims, Estatica replied that she loves the fact that you can create your own universe, with your own characters and share your creations with others.


March 12, 2009 05:17 AM
Hatshepsut, Hatshepsut
Hatshepsut specializes in creating houses, walls and floors. During The Sims 3 Creators' Camp she created collections of themed items as well as full houses for The Sims 3 Exchange.


March 05, 2009 03:49 AM
Creating over 40 recolors for The Exchange, TSR_DOT’s custom content offers up collections of items that can be combined and mismatched in a variety of different ways to complement the home of any Sim.


March 05, 2009 03:53 AM
Padre, Padre
Best known in the community for creating custom meshes and home décor, Padre brought a clean yet eclectic style to the Content Creators Camp.

Collecting in The Sims 3

February 27, 2009 20:33 PM
Eric Holmberg-Weidler, Game Designer
We’ve added a plethora of items to grow, catch, and create that translate into skills for your Sims. Two examples of this…


February 26, 2009 03:34 AM
Jope, Jope
Jope is a custom content creator who specializes in creating objects and décor for houses with The Sims.


February 26, 2009 03:27 AM
Ehaught58, Ehaught58
Ehaught58 is known in The Sims Community for creating memorable lots and at this year’s Creators Camp, he didn’t disappoint.


February 19, 2009 18:58 PM
tdyannd, Custom Content Creator
From clothing to furniture to houses, tdyannd utilized the Create a Style tool to customize Sims and furniture, adding her own eclectic style to her game.


February 19, 2009 04:59 AM
Suza, Custom Content Creator
Specializing in object creation, outfits and building, Suza created unique Sims with customized clothing and houses for The Sims 3 Exchange.


February 12, 2009 00:29 AM
SterlingDT, House Creator
With a clean styling that melds modern and classic design, SterlingDT’s houses have a distinct individuality that will bring variety to any neighborhood.


February 11, 2009 23:55 PM
Shtinky, Sim Creator
This creator amazed The Sims 3 Team with her ability to make some of the most unique Sims we’ve seen yet.


February 03, 2009 21:13 PM
SIMCredible, SIMCredible
Who wouldn’t want to live in a beautiful modern home nestled in a serene cove by the beach?


February 03, 2009 21:00 PM
Lightside, Lot Creator
From sprawling palaces to swanky condos, LightSide created amazingly luxurious settings for his Sims during The Sims 3 Creator’s Camp.

Build and Buy Mode Developer Blog

January 16, 2009 17:00 PM
Feisal Maroof, Assistant Producer
This developer blog is about Build and Buy, or B/B, as we often call it on the team...

Creator's Camp Intro Blog

January 15, 2009 16:00 PM
Andrea Wendland, Community Team Manager
, I’m happy to officially announce the “The Sims 3 Creator’s Camp” which is happening here at our studio this week.


December 20, 2008 17:00 PM
Grant Rodiek, Assistant Producer
We’ve written about Traits, the town, and creating unique Sims, which are just tools that feed the storyteller’s appetite…

Who are the Sims of Sunset Valley?

December 11, 2008 17:00 PM
Jennie Hozman, Sim Designer
“When brainstorming about who the Sims in Sunset Valley would be -- their back stories, traits, relationships, careers, and appearance -- some of the things we considered were…”

Careers and Opportunities

November 16, 2008 16:00 PM
Ray Mazza, Game Designer
When it comes to careers, you frequently hear this advice, “Do what you love, and love what you do.”

Community Features Blog

November 13, 2008 14:00 PM
Adam Siegel, Web Producer
My name is Adam and I am a producer in The Sims Internet Group. We are busy developing the community website for The Sims 3 game...

Town Blog

October 09, 2008 19:00 PM
JoAnna Lio, Associate Producer
town sits in a cozy cove that has everything from a beach and rocky coastline to mountains and farm land.

Create a Style

October 07, 2008 00:54 AM
Jennifer Lane, Associate Producer
My name is Jenn, and I’m a producer on The Sims 3. It’s always fun to talk about the game with players and today I’m going to tell you all about one of my favorite new features in The Sims 3—Create a Style!

I think I am going to call him Wolfgang

September 12, 2008 05:11 AM
Rod Humble, Head of Studio
As we develop The Sims 3, I have to say that playing with the new Create A Sim completely captures my attention!

Wishes and Lifetime Happiness

September 12, 2008 17:00 PM
Lyndsay Pearson, Associate Producer
Greetings , Simmers! You may remember me from The Sims 2 Expansion chats and posts. I now work on The Sims 3, and today I'm going to tell you all about Wishes and Lifetime Happiness in The Sims 3.

Hello from The Sims 3 team!

August 13, 2008 01:11 AM
Ben Bell, Executive Producer
This is the first installment of a regular blog in which you’ll hear from developers about what we’re creating, how we’re building it, and other random stories about life.