Taking The Sims‘ Same-Sex Partnering Abilities to the Extreme

We’re on the fence about whether we’re in love with 20-year-old kiwi Bryce Parker, or merely jealous about all the free time he has to play Sims 3, the video game where he’s crafted the Von Blomfield family, arguably the gayest of all video game tribes.

Although Bryce (pictured) tells he hasn’t “yet made a character based on people I know,” this has all the markings of creating a virtual fantasy world to escape the a crappy real-world existence. (Then again, Bryce is happily partnered, and out to his mother, so things can’t be going all that bad.) Or maybe it’s just a way to, you know, one-up XTube:

And of course, they are fabulously wealthy. They live here: