The Reaper’s Work is Never Done

Grim's swimwear

Grim’s swimwear

Yesterday was Dennis and Charity’s second anniversary. Yea them! Playing the game with my daughter watching means coming up with new ideas about how to keep these characters occupied — ‘cuz you know, that whole woohoo thing that they like so much has to be toned down a lot (read: eliminated) when the kid is around — so I decided it would be fun to let Dennis throw a house party to celebrate the occasion. I forgot to notice that although it was spring, it was still freezing, so I had him set the dress code to swimwear. At least I forgot to set it up as a pool party, so no one was actually trying to go swimming. Continue reading


Tawdry Tales of Fun in the Sun

WadeSandcastle1In spite of entering the new game with only 1 or 2 of Vlad’s traits, Wade Richter is all about living up to his non-forefather’s lust for life. The same with his wife, Rebecca (Baugh) Richter, who hardly shares anything in common with the original Sarah except her appearance and voice. And her need for woohoo. The second her husband walks through the door she’s spinning into nakedness and waiting for him to join her in the bed. He can’t even stop to say hello or check on the baby. And as he’s going to the bed a second woohoo icon — oh, excuse me, a “relax” icon — appears. It seems once a night is not enough, no matter how tired he is after a long day spent at the office — scuba diving. And holy schmoly, I practically have to teleport him off the houseboat in the morning to get him to pay attention to what I want him to do. Continue reading