Strange Sim Tower Things
Compiled by The Kidder, of the Maxis BBS
- When I click on one of the
people in the Metro Station, and they say there going to
eat on floor 100!
- If there is one person in
the movie theater, it says it's a sellout!
- I find it amusing when you
see a guy reading a paper on the bench all day long,
every day in the Metro station.
- And what about the
cathedral having only one wedding, the first weekend,
when the cathedral opens.
- Doesn't it seem in a big
tower (5,000+ people), that nearly every office worker
has an accident and travels to the medical center every
- And when there is a fire or
a terrorist threat, immediately every single person has
suddenly disappeared from your tower, like an alien
beamed up every single person.
- And when your security
forces find the bomb, the one that found it looks like he
is spraying Miracle Grow or something on it.
- How did the builders cart
the construction crane up on top of the tower? Did they
fly it up there?
- Six security officers sit
all day long at screens that show static?
- Grown-ups contuinsly ride
the esclator/stairway for minutes before they finally get
- When you call fire rescue (large
red helicopter) after you can't put the fire with your
security guys, and the fire has spread five floors, you
call in fire rescue, the helicopter flies on the original
story which the fire started, all of the fire is put out
ANYWHERE, and you don't see any water flying?
- Do the cars drive through
the lobby, hitting people everywhere, just to get to the
- What about the big dump
trucks? They appear every mornig at seven, miraculsy pick
up all that trash (by the way, what are tires??? doing in
the trash from commericial and condos) in under a minute,
and then drive off through that little door in the side
of the recycling center with light coming through it? My
recycling centers are always underground, maybe not yours,
- The most commonly know one,
when you examine one of the offices with the magnifing
glass, you hear "Welcome to New York."
- It must cost a fortune to
remodel all your lobbys when you go from different star
- Hollywood has gone beserk
in this game. A "classic" is called "Revenge
of the Big Spider?????"
- At midnight or one o'clock
in the morning, everyone in an elevator, or someone who
is waiting for one, mystically disappeares?
- In an express elevator,
four people is a crowd?
- The VIP is always a man,
and he appears alone, but leaves in the morning with a
lady friend. Go figure.
- When you get a cathedral,
Cupid and his friends are hovering outside it while a
wedding is going on.
- Sometimes when you click on
the resturaunts, sometimes you'll get the fast food audio
clip instead of the laughter and clinking glasses of the
- It never rains once you
reach 5 star level.
- In the offices, some lady
sole job is to carry around a coffee tray.
- The salespeople leave the
offices for "sales calls" every day around one
o'clock, while there isn't any phone booths in the lobby,
and then they don't return to the offices.
- For the far away views,
people going up stairs or esclators are black, while
going down are grey.
- The people in your tower
that you have named never seem to get mad at you.
- Santa Claus' reindeer have
some trouble in keeping Santa flying high.
- Furniture appears instantly
in a condo when it is sold.
- The little building guy
never, ever has transportation trouble.
- Who would want to go to a
Sushi Bar? Just eating raw fish?
- When you reach tower rating,
you get nice textured letters.
- People in the condos and
hotel rooms stay up until one o'clock in the morning.
- When a movie has been
playing for over one year, and you get the terrible sales
notice, about 5 people still come!
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