While playing the game, 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:
|Display most cheats||help|
|Toggle testing cheats [Note 1]||testingCheatsenabled [true or false]|
|Toggle Movie Maker mode||moviemakerCheatsenabled [true or false]|
|1,000 more Simoleons||Kaching|
|50,000 more Simoleons||Motherlode|
|Toggle objects can be placed anywhere in Buy/Build mode [Note 1]||moveObjects [on or off]|
|Disable "Clothing" category filters||DisableClothingFilter|
|Objects fade when camera gets close to them||fadeObjects [on or off]|
|Toggle "Llamas" warning icons [Note 2]||enablellamas [on or off]|
|Toggle frame rate display||fps|
|Toggle full screen||fullscreen|
Note 1: 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 2: "Llamas" are the triangular warning signs that appear with some messages.Testing cheats
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||recordvideo|
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"
- "Add To Active Household/Family"
- "Trigger Age Transition"
- "Modify Traits for Active Sim"
- "Add to Household"
- "Object... Delete It"
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.
While the "testingCheatsenabled true" code is enabled, hold [Ctrl] and click a Moodlet in the Moodlet panel to remove it. Note: If it is motive-induced, the bar related to the negative Moodlet will be completely filled.
To max out Moodlets and keep them that way, enable the "testingCheatsenabled true" code. Then, hold [Shift] and click your Sim's mailbox. Select "Make all happy", and click the mailbox again, then select "Make needs static".
While the "testingCheatsenabled true" code is enabled, hold [Ctrl] and drag the Mouse left or right to raise or lower your Sim's current motive as well as raise or lower relationships.Movie Maker mode
After enabling the "moviemakerCheatsenabled true" code, you can hold [Shift] and [Left Click] on the following objects to access new options:
- Disable All Lookouts: Toggles all Look Ats for all Sims.
- Sim Shutdown: Prevents all Sims from doing anything other than player initiated interactions.
- Set Looping On/One-Off: Sets animations to be looped or one-off.
- Animation: Plays a specific animation on a Sim.
- Edit in CAS: Brings the clicked Sim into Create-A-Sim mode, where they can be fully edited.
While the "moviemakerCheatsenabled true" code is enabled, hold [Shift] and [Right Click] on a NPC Sim to make them selectable and change the active household to NPG's. Note: There is no way to undo this once it has been done unless you do it again on another NPG.