‘Sup, Simmers? SimGuruSarah here to tell you about the slamminist decade featured in The Sims 70s, 80s, & 90s Stuff Pack – that’s right, it’s time to go back to the 1990s!
Video games, hip hop music and talk shows were all the rage in the 90s. But grunge was really where it was at. Although grunge music was first introduced in the 80s, it became commercially successful in the 90s and sparked a new wave of generational lifestyle. Inspired by this, The Sims Studio wanted to focus the 90s portion of this stuff pack on the unkempt and industrial look of the grunge 90s in both clothing and home décor.
Here are some of our new items.
We have a new living chair, “Designer Distress Easy Chair,” with a matching steel “IndustroShelf” bookshelf and a “Create-a-Table” end table.
With the exception of Sweet Treats, Stuff packs do not include any new soundtracks. But 70′s 80′s & 90′s Stuff Pack includes three new stations with new music! Most of these are composed by Maxis, SixAM.
Al Sims – The SixAM Crew
Funky Sim – The SixAM Crew
Gloria Sims – TheSixAM Crew
Shakka Do Thang – TheSixAM Crew
Uggy Uggy Ew – TheSixAM Crew
Ee I Ooo Oh – The SixAM Crew
Spring Break – The SixAM Crew
The Group – The SixAM Crew
Wewah – Julian Conroy
Yanga Way – The SixAM Crew
Middle Finger – The SixAM Crew
Oh Sims – The SixAM Crew
Sim Hagar – The SixAM Crew
Sims Rock Legacy Medley – Julian Conroy
The 1980’s…big hair, loud clothes, neon arcades…everything was over the top! This was the decade of my birth (Quick! Guess my age! No…wait…don’t…) and it’s an era I remember vividly.
Music was a very important part of the 80’s. The cassette tape, big boom box stereos, rock music…I remember lying on the floor of my bedroom listening to the radio and waiting patiently for my favorite song to come on so I could record it to a mix tape. Fortunately for my Sims, they have robust control over the radio and the ability to skip from song to song while listening to the brand new “Boomin’ Box” which is – you guessed it! – a massive boom box stereo!
The Sims 3 70’s, 80’s, & 90’s Stuff Pack captures the rock’n’roll spirit of the 80’s with an awesome new guitar, and five new facial make-up options including a lightning bolt over the eye and a new three-shade eye shadow. My favorite outfit for men from the 80’s is a top and bottom set we call the “Glam Rock Lace Up” duo. It’s a leather shirt (with lightning bolts on the sides!) with laces up the front, and matching pants with laces down the side
There are some really great clothing assets for women in this decade! Some of the most iconic looks are most appropriate for the gym, but we also have a prom dress, an 80’s grunge t-shirt, and a hot pink long sleeved shirt paired with a mini-skirt a really big belt.
Video games were popular and the 1980’s were the heyday for the arcade and we celebrate with the new “Blips Vs. Pixel” arcade machine. There is also a new “Neonis Foosball Table,” but I think that’s getting into the realm of the 1990’s…
Stay tuned as I’ll be posting a dev blog all about the 90s and the grunge-tastic ways for your Sims to relive that era!
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Whether partying with class or venturing into open seas, The Sims™ has you covered this year with the release of new expansion and stuff packs to add depth, variety and new ways to play with life in The Sims 3 for PC/Mac. The Maxis Label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced today that The Sims 3 University Life and The Sims 3 Island Paradise Expansion Packs*, and an untitled new expansion and a stuff pack are in development and will be available to players in 2013. Also, available on January 22 is The Sims 3 70s, 80s, & 90s Stuff, in which players can warp their Sims back in time with the hottest fashions, hairstyles and furnishings from decades past.
Join us on January 8th, 2013 at 10:00am PST for The Sims 3 Live Broadcast We will be making some big and exciting new announcements that you will not want to miss! We’ll also show off how you can warp your Sims back in time with a deeper look at The Sims 3 70s, 80s, & 90s Stuff! Submit your questions during the show by tweeting @TheSims3 using #TheSims3LB or by submitting them in the CoverItLive comment area on the live stream.
The Sims Indonesia has already confirmed that University Life will be announced on this broadcast.