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Live the life of Hugh Hefner in this "Virtual Hef" simulation.

As a young Hugh Hefner, it is the player's goal to build the Playboy empire through sexy parties and putting together Playboy magazine every month. Build friendships and business contacts with celebrities, political figures, musicians, sports stars and more through hosting events and charming over people.

On the business side, Hef has to hire a staff to take photos and write articles for the magazine. The "Playboy Photoshoot" mode allows the player to take the role of photographer. On the personal side, invite friends into your inner circle, and find a girlfriend... or two.... or more. The better the parties Hef throws, the more fame he gets, as well as more interesting people to fill the magazine. More money means a larger staff, and more items (toys and furniture) for Hef to display in the Mansion.

Doing well in the game earns Hef points which can be used to purchase extra features, such as cheats and archive photos of Hef and past issue covers.


Playboy: The Mansion Windows Main Menu.
Playboy: The Mansion Windows First issue is ready.
Playboy: The Mansion Windows Title Screen.
Playboy: The Mansion Windows Hefner in action.

Promo Images

Playboy: The Mansion Screenshot
Playboy: The Mansion Screenshot
Playboy: The Mansion Screenshot
Playboy: The Mansion Screenshot


Alternate Titles

  • "花花公子:豪宅" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

An X-rated The Sims 2 that surprisingly shows promise! Windows Indra was here (20905)
A great simulator! Windows leon101 (64)
One for blokish blokes Windows jossiejojo (41)

Critic Reviews

UGO (UnderGroundOnline) Xbox Feb, 2005 A+ 100
TalkXbox Xbox Feb 24, 2005 78 out of 100 78
NZGamer Xbox Apr 03, 2005 7.4 out of 10 74
IGN Windows Jan 21, 2005 6.9 out of 10 69
GameZone Xbox Feb 03, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
TeamXbox Xbox Jan 28, 2005 6.7 out of 10 67
PC Powerplay Windows Mar, 2005 67 out of 100 67
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Mar 05, 2005 65 out of 100 65 Xbox May 11, 2005 61 out of 100 61 Windows Mar 02, 2005 9 out of 20 45


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A companion soundtrack audio CD for the game was released by Koch Records in January 2005, mixed by Felix the Housecat. Tracklist:
  1. Armand Van Helden - Fly Away Love
  2. DJ Sneak - Wickeddy Beats
  3. Steve Porter - Swanky
  4. High Caliber - Shakedown
  5. Mark Knight - The Groove
  6. Kasade - Strong
  7. Michael Burns - Corrective Tones (Matthew Dekay Remix)
  8. Miles Maeda - So Hot
  9. Mazi & Lori - Your Touch
  10. Johnny Fiasco - Mocha Disko
  11. Ray Roc Presents - Jungle Kisses (10" Raw Sax Dub)
  12. Felix da Housecat - Do Me What I Do

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Contributed to by Guy Chapman (2001)