Maxis/EA: The Sims Office Pranks

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Ever wonder what the developers are up to when they’re not creating our beautiful Sims? Creative Director to The Sims 4, Ray Mazza, gives us an inside look at The Sims Office Pranks.
 

Maxis is bursting at the seams with creative people. Usually, that creativity is spent making awesome Sims games. Sometimes, it is channeled into art projects or landscaping or fine cuisine. Or, occasionally, that creativity gets diverted into mischief. I remember a lot of that mischief fondly, so I’d like to share just a few of the occasions when it found its way into someone’s cube.


The Giant Beach Ball

Meet Manu! Manu made the mistake of being away from his office for a while during the middle of The Sims 3 expansion packs. Naturally, we filled his office with small beach balls. And a gargantuan, 12-foot-diameter ball.
 

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