The meanest ways to kill your Sims

Beyond the grave

We've all done it. Theres no denying that we've all tried to kill off our Sims at some point, whether it's out of spite or just being morbidly fascinated with what happens next. While there are ways to bring your beloved virtual person back to life, its how they've kicked the bucket that interests us. Some deaths are intentional, and some are purely by accident, but do you know all the different ways a Sim can bite the dust?

Death by Transmutation (The Sims 3 Supernatural)

There are risks when it comes to playing with fire. Or in this case, gold. Transmuting objects can backfire, literally. You do make a lovely centerpiece, however.

Death by (grease)fire (All Sims games)

We need fire to make tasty meals, but sometimes things just don't go according to plan.

Death by old age (The Sims 2 and 3)

Such is the circle of life. All living things must eventually move on. What comes after this life is up for debate. But for the Sims, it means potentially haunting your neighbors.

Death by flies (The Sims 2)

You probably shouldn't leave dirty dishes in the sink. If the mould doesn't get you, the flies will.

Death by starvation (All Sims games)

Hunger pains? Yes, the Sims get them too. It's easy to go skip a meal, but if you don't pay attention...

Death by hail (The Sims 2)

Mother Nature is not a force to be reckoned with. Don't stay out in the storm too long. Those golf ball sized chunks of ice are sure to pack a wallop.

Death by drowning (All Sims games)

Don't leave your children unattended by the pool.

Death by elevator (The Sims 2)

It's rare, but why take the chance?

Death by meteor (The Sims 2 and The Sims 3 Ambitions)

Stargazing also comes with a warning.