After twenty years, The Sims has become a living document of the ways that we have lived our lives. When The Sims released in 2005, in order to have the Sims version of sex, you had to buy a vibrating heart shaped bed. In The Sims 4, Sims can now bone in the shower, and then update their Simstagram story. Grant Rodiek, senior producer on The Sims 4, has been on that journey with the series for a lot of his adult life.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/v74zk4/20-years-of-the-sims-keeping-up-with-our-bizarre-reality