And now Digital Spy can confirm after being invited to front a special weather forecast for The Sims 3 Seasons that, yes, it is indeed bloody hard.
The problem is that once you've got your head around the idea that the massive green screen behind you is in fact the United Kingdom, you've still got to remember that up is down and left is right while trying to read an autocue.
But we like a challenge and with just a short masterclass by Channel 5 weather girl Sian Welby under our belt, we stepped in front of the camera and had a go at reading out the weather - while The Only Way Is Essex star Joey Essex tried his best to put us off. We couldn't help but laugh - the poor lamb doesn't know the difference between snowboarding and skiing.
However, Essex wasn't so cocky when his time came to do the weather...
The Sims 3 Seasons is available on PC/Mac from Friday, November 16.