SimTunes

SimTunes

A software "toy" released by Maxis in 1996, SimTunes allows the player to create basic music by using different colored dots on the screen.
 PC

Overview

SimTunes
SimTunes
SimTunes is a Sim spin-off game (one of many, in fact). The game was released in 1996 for the PC, and was developed and published by Maxis Software. The game is music simulation game. SimTunes was designed by Toshio Iwai, originally a game called Sound Fantasy on the Super Nintendo. Later, Iwai designed the game Electroplankton for the Nintendo DS.

Gameplay

The game is played by painting colored dots where there is a dot representing a musical note). Then, the player can place Bugz on the music, which will then crawl over the picture and play the notes. Bugz can also be adjusted in certain ways; their speed can be adjusted and they can be forced to jump or move with certain symbols on the notes.