Aldo Hyde is the Director of StrangeTown Monty (Sims 2 Machinima – Simlish Science Fiction Series). He creates Machinima-Gameplay Hybrid Videos, regulates the SimsDynamic.com Forum, recommends other directors’ Sims Machinima, loves Racing Games & has a tough job. *None of my projects are cancelled unless I EXPLICITLY say so on this blog.*
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[EDIT: April 17 2014] Busy fortnight, with about 5% episode progress.
[Ophelia Nigmos] STM Sims Wikia article out today.
Enjoy this video while I continue making STM… ;)
At this time, it’s slightly less than 50% complete.
[Beaker vs Monty in an unlikely singing competition]
The point of playing any Sims games is to create a world of the players’ own liking. While there are common rules / features to maintain a sense of order, there should also enough room for players to decide for themselves how exactly they want their Sims universes to operate. Sims games are appealing because they have some similarities to real life, yet enough room for varying levels of “fantasy”, so that players may successfully take breaks from their real lives, to a (better) alternate Sims reality. The mobile App, Sims Freeplay, is particularly appealing for busy players on the go.
The problem with Sims Freeplay’s “Life Dreams Update”: aging / death spins out of control for players who [Click to Continue Reading...]
- A few days ago, I had 666 views on STM204 and 666 subscribers.
- STM205 is about 35% filmed and edited. It’s a direct continuation of the various plots of 204, as seen in this [picture preview].
April 2011: STM101 Aftermath
April 2012: STM108 Mediator
April 2013: STM201 Son of Capp
April 2014: STM205 ???
(More likely, the end of the month. Hopefully my schedule permits…)
One year ago, I made a [dedicated Channel Trailer], mainly as a test to see how many non-subscribers visited my first YT channel. That video registered a little over 1250 hits, so it’s quite clear that people these days subscribe mainly via videos or YT feeds. (A YT Channel Trailer only auto-plays when a non-subscriber visits a channel.)