Site News: New Website Design

With 2015 fast approaching, I thought it was time for an update to the BeyondSims website design. Without further ado, I am excited to announce that the new site design has launched!

Quite a few changes have been made to the site, although the general layout is similar to the previous design.

Check out the list of changes below:

  • New simple design
  • New image slider
  • Updated site navigation
  • Most posts can be read without going directly to the post page
  • New larger fonts
  • Random quotes have returned
  • Responsive design that changes depending on device and screen size
  • New contact form
  • Updated categories
  • Archives now show amount of posts from the selected month
  • Author bio underneath posts

I hope you like the new design! If you encounter any problems with the new design or wish to leave feedback then leave a comment on this post. :)


The Sims 4 Outdoor Retreat: Bear is a New NPC

Sarah Holding, a Sims 4 producer, has announced on Twitter that there will be a ‘special bear trickster NPC’ that roams around Granite Falls causing trouble. In addition to this, anyone can dress up as the bear.

This bear reminds me of Claire the Bear from The Sims 1, maybe she could be making her big return? :)


The Sims 4: Just what Is a Game Pack?

I have been working with members of The Sims 4 team on something fun. I am excited to share it with you all, as I know it’s going to allow you to tell even more unique and wonderful stories with your Sims.

Two words. Game Pack. What is a Game Pack you ask? Game Packs are unique to The Sims 4. Our first Game Pack – The Sims 4 Outdoor Retreat – will be coming out in January 2015, but before we talk about that, let’s talk about what a Game Pack is.
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The Sims 4 Outdoor Retreat: First Trailer Released!

The first trailer for The Sims 4 Outdoor Retreat Game Pack has been released by The Sims Russia.

This Game Pack will be available on Origin in January 2015, so not long to go!

❗ Update: Trailer is posted again below but in English.


The Sims 4 Outdoor Retreat: Everything We Know So Far

With EA set to officially announce The Sims 4 Outdoor Retreat this Friday, we thought it’d be fun to check out everything we know so far about the upcoming game pack for The Sims 4. Information about this pack was first discovered after the Careers update.

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The Sims 4: New Game Update (16th December 2014)

The Careers Update for The Sims 4 is now live and comes with new careers (of course) and several new updates. As always, simply open Origin to update.

Update:  12/16/2014 – Version

Hey Simmers!

Happy Holidays, Decemberings, and other end of the year tidings! The office illnesses have come and gone (for me) and things are looking up for a festive year end. And just for you, we have an update filled with new careers, holiday goodies, Gallery fun-ness, some cheats, a gnome on the go, a few holiday tunes, interface updates, and a bug or two squashed!

As this is a bit long on the details, and in an effort to keep it brief, I’ll cut my monologue short. So, without further ado, on with the datums!
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