While playing , press [Ctrl] + [Shift] + C to display the console window. Then, type one of the following codes and press [Enter] to activate the corresponding cheat function. Note: In Windows Vista you may need to press [Ctrl] + [Windows] + [Shift] + C to display the console window.
|Display most cheats||help|
|Enable testing cheats [Note 1]||testingCheatsenabled [true or false]|
|1,000 more Simoleons||Kaching|
|50,000 more Simoleons||Motherlode|
|Ignore the cost when buying a lot in Town Edit mode||freerealestate|
|View career outfits and service uniforms [Note 2]||unlockOutfits [on or off]|
|Toggle objects can be placed anywhere in Buy/Build mode [Note 3]||moveObjects [on or off]|
|Return Sims to safe and nuetral state at home||resetSim [first name] [last name]|
|Reset lifetime happiness of all Sims in active household||resetlifetimehappiness|
|Delete any object||Delete object|
|Force terrain adjustments regardless of objects, Sims, and other structures||constrainFloorElevation [true or false]|
|Objects will not snap to slots while holding [Alt]||disableSnappingToSlotsOnAlt [on or off]|
|Objects fade when camera gets close to them||fadeObjects [on or off]|
|Show talk/thought balloons above Sim's head||hideHeadlineEffects [on or off]|
|Print random joke to console||jokePlease|
|Toggle lot tooltips||displaylotpackagefilename [on or off]|
|Toggle "Llamas" warning icons [Note 4]||enablellamas [on or off]|
|Slow motion visuals; 0 is normal, 8 is slowest||slowMotionViz [0-8]|
|Toggle framerate display at top right||fps [on or off]|
|Full screen||fullscreen [on or off]|
|Quit the game||quit|
Note 1: This code allows additional cheat codes to be used and unlocks various testing options, as described below.
Note 2: This code must be enabled before entering Create-A-Sim mode.
Note 3: This code allows you to delete objects that normally cannot be removed (for example, Sims, mailbox, garbage can). However, you cannot get those objects back. Also, when the code is used on a Sim with the "good" trait, a halo will appear on their head when you exit Buy/Build mode.
Note 4: "Llamas" are the triangular warning signs that appear with some messages.
Enable the "testingCheatsenabled true" code, then type one of the following codes at the console window to activate the corresponding cheat function:
|Make toddler that grows to child become an NPC||ageuptonpc|
|Set Simoleon total for indicated family||familyfunds "[last name]" [number]|
|Buy mode slot with debug objects||buydebug [on or off]|
|Set game speed||speed [0 to 4]|
|Toggle map tags||maptags [on or off]|
|Toggle all audio||playsounds [on or off]|
|Record video with specified size and quality|
After enabling the "testingCheatsenabled true" code, you can also hold [Shift] and click on the following objects to access new options:
- "Make All Happy"
- "Make Friends For Me"
- "Make Needs Static" or "Make Needs Dynamic"
- "Make Me Know Everyone"
- "Force Visitor"
- Various "Force NPC" options
- Various "Set Career" options
- "Force Opportunity"
- "Force Event"
- "Force All Events"
- "Build/Buy on this lot" (requires v1.7)
- "Add To Active Household/Family"
- "Trigger Age Transition"
- "Modify Traits for Active Sim"
- "Add to Household"
- "Object... Delete It" (requires v1.7)
While the "testingCheatsenabled true" code is enabled on the "Select Family" screen before loading a family, hold [Ctrl] and click just below the box in the lifetime happiness to add 500 to lifetime happiness. You can also drag the needs bars up or down as desired. When viewing your Sims' relationships, you can drag the bars on that screen either way.