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Today at 4:00 p.m., PDT, Maxis will be hosting a moderated chat event with the person behind the simulation of SimCity 3000 and the upcoming game, SimsVille. He is very clever and knows more secrets about the simulation than anyone else. This is sure to be a discussion you do not want to miss. Now is your chance to chat with the wizard behind the simulation of SimCity 3000. You will also be excited to hear that he is currently programming the simulation for future Maxis products such as SimsVille.

Part 2 of the 3-part preview series on Livin' Large is now online on GameSpot. In this part, we can read about the new careers!

Go to Part Two of GameSpot's Preview. Click read more to read the preview and see the screenshots!

The Mac version of The Sims is ready! Go to Aspyr's site for news, support and on-line ordering. The wait is over!

Go to

The Transmogrifier is real! It's a tool which expert users can use to create new objects for The Sims. It's written and supported by Don Hopkins, a former programmer for The Sims. Information and support for this third-party tool are all over our top fan sites. Check them out!

Go to Fan Sites
Download Transmogfrifier

Are you a public relations professional? Do you occasionally find yourself speaking like a Sim? Does an occupation where playing games is part of the job description sound appealing? Then Maxis and Electronic Arts is interested in hearing from you. We are looking for a creative, organized and energetic individual with two to five years experience as a Publicist, PR Specialist or PR Account Manager/Executive to help tell the story of Maxis and our hugely popular Sim games.

The EA Store is now taking orders for The Sims Livin' Large!

Go to EA Store

A couch potato discovers the transformative powers of the Crystal Ball in today's Livin' Large Spotlight.

Go to Comics

Now is your chance to take a break from all those other cities you have been mayoring over and try a new challenge. There is a brand-new scenario in the downloads area for those of you who are looking for a little extra action in your SimCity experiences.

Go to Scenarios and Scenario Scripts

In case you missed any of our past live chat events, the transcripts are now available in the chat area for your reading pleasure.

Go to Chat

GameSpot just launched a 3-part preview series on Livin' Large. They loved the new decor options and new objects!

Go to Part One of GameSpot's Preview. Click read more to read the preview and see the screenshots!



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