FX machine

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Not to be confused with Fog Emitter.

FX machines are objects in The Sims 3: Late Night and The Sims 4: Get Famous. They are used to create various kinds of visual effects.

The Sims 3: Late Night[edit | edit source]

FX Machine
Game The Sims 3: Late Night
Buyability Buy mode
Price in game §600
Object type(s) Decorative
Size 1x1 (floor)

The FX machine can be found in many clubs around Bridgeport.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Fog
  • Bubbles
  • Fire
  • Snow
  • Confetti
  • Sparks
  • Lasers
  • Random setting: Note that the effect will constantly be changing with this option selected.

Differences between the FX Machine and the Fog Emitter[edit | edit source]

  • The Fog Emitter can be used to create more effects than the FX Machine.
  • The FX Machine is buyable and does not require the use of cheats to be accessed.
  • The FX Machine is visible during normal gameplay and Sims interact with it like a normal object, while the Fog Emitter is invisible in live mode.

The Sims 4: Get Famous[edit | edit source]

Plumbob Pictures Home Special Effects Machine
Plumbob Pictures Home Special Effects Machine.png
All the power of the professional special effects machine used in all the biggest Plumbob Pictures productions now in a handy home use size.
Game The Sims 4: Get Famous
Buyability Build mode
Price in game §2,000
Object type(s) Decorative
Size 2x1 (ceiling)

The special effects machine can typically be found at Plumbob Pictures, where it activates automatically depending on what is being filmed there. However, it can also be purchased for other lots, including residential lots, where players can activate it and choose the effects manually.

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Ash
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Bubbles
  • Cherry Blossoms
  • Confetti
  • Hearts
  • Money
  • Rain
  • Snow
  • Spaghetti & Meatballs
  • Sparkles