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  • Developer: The Sims Studio
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Genre: Simulation Virtual
  • Release: Jun 2, 2009
  • Platform: PC
  • ESRB: Teen


Cheat Mode

From: cornell11

Press [Ctrl] + [Shift] + C to display the console window. Enter one of the following codes:

+2,500 lifetime happiness points to active Simshazaam
1,000 Simoleonskaching
50,000 Simoleonsmotherlode
add active Sim to current householdadd to household
Allow terrain adjustmentsconstrainFloorElevation <true or false>
Click career building to display all events for the career consecutivelyforce all events
Click career building you work at to force an eventforce event
Click career building you work at to force an opportunityforce opportunity
Display console commandshelp
enable testing cheatstestingCheatsenabled <true or false>
Enable testing cheatstestingCheatsenabled <true or false>
Force a specific service Sim to appearforce service sim
Forces a neighbor to show upforce visitor
Full screenfullscreen <on or off>
Give selected Sim a careerset career
Ignore the cost when buying a lotfreerealestate
Llamas enabled messageenablellamas <on or off>
Make several random friends for selected Simmake friends for me
Objects fade when camera gets close to themfadeObjects <on or off>
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May 25, 2009

Testing cheats

From: AEF_Cossma

Enable the testingCheatsenabled true code, then enter one of the following codes at the console window to activate the corresponding cheat function. You may now also hold [Shift] and click your mailbox to access the options: "Make All Happy", "Force Visitor", "Set Career", and "Set Level". You can hold [Shift] and click on Sims to access the options: "Add Sim To House", "Change Sim Traits", and "Force Aging". Finally, you can teleport a Sim in Ground View mode by holding [Shift] and clicking on a destination.

Give Simoleons to indicated familyfamilyfunds "<last name>" <number>
Makes toddler that grows to child become an NPCageuptonpc
Record video with specified size and quality>recordvideo
Set game speedspeed <0 to 4>
Toggle all audioplaysounds <on or off>
Toggle map tagsmaptags <on or off>

Jun 10, 2009


From: Bubba

The only way to get this is if you have a upgrade to sims 3 it could be any one. THIS IS NOT A LIE. so you open the cheat menu then, you type [testingcheatsenabled true] with the space, then you open it again and type [buydebug on] with the space. Thats How.

Sep 17, 2012

Tons of money and lifetime points!

From: RachyBDachy64

Just so everyone knows, this cheat is ONLY for PC. To get a ton of money, first, go on your keyboard and click Ctrl-Shift-C. Then, when the little blue box shows up at the top, type in "Motherlode". When you click Enter, you will instantly get 50,000 simoleons! Keep doing that for as long as you want, and you will have a LOT of money! Now, for the lifetime points. On the little "menu" type box, there is sections for how many people you know, and what your relationships are; needs, inventory, career, etc. Click on the little chest icon where your lifetime wish will be there, with how many lifetime points that you have. Between the chest picture and the box with your amount of lifetime points, there is a little blank space. Click Ctrl. Hold it, and click the blank area as fast as you want (preferably left and right click at the same time). As you do that, you will see your lifetime points SKYROCKET!!!!!! Thanks for reading! :) Have a nice day!!!!!! :D

May 14, 2013

Easy lifetime points

From: aless

When you start the game in the main menu open the cheat console type in testingcheatsenabled true and start your game, then go to life time rewards tab and drag your cursor to the middle of the treasure box and numbers and click while pressing ctrl mutiple times , in no time you'll have hundreds of lifetime points.

Aug 11, 2013


Easy money

From: Nintendogs4Life

Start writing novels on your computer. Write fiction novels as they take the least amount of time. They will not bring you too much Simoleons. When you write, your skill will automatically advance. If your skill is high enough you will be able to write more novel types/genres. The most money can be made from "Romance Novels". You will get royalties for six weeks once you finish a book. With the "Writing" skill maxed out, you can make about 40,000 Simoleons every week, which is more than the 34,800 Simoleons you can get by purchasing all neighborhood businesses, and takes less time to achieve. In three game weeks you should have a very high speed writing, 9 or 10 novels as best sellers and 100,000 Simoleons.

May 25, 2009


From: prince onero

To get new clothes, you must first have to buy a dresser from "Buy Options". Once there click "Plan Outfit". You can put a total of three different clothes for each type (formal, every day, athletic, etc.)

May 25, 2009


From: Earnertwragma

Instead of using a cheat code to toggle "aging on" and "aging off" like in The Sims 2, you can de-activate the age in "Options", then "Game Options".

May 25, 2009

Making friends

From: microfoxstar

Buy a guitar. Play it to learn how to play guitar. Keep playing until you reach 5/10 level, which gives you the ability to "Play For Tips". When you have that ability, go to the park with the guitar in your inventory. When you are in the park, click the guitar in your inventory and select "Play For Tips". People watching you will become your friends if you keep playing. The higher your guitar skill, the faster they will become friends with you.

Jun 4, 2009

Saving money

From: knykitty

No matter how many times you use an object, if you sell it in the same day you can get all your money back. If your Sim is poor and needs body points or something else, buy a body machine and keep selling it back to get a refund of all your money.

Jun 10, 2009
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Easter Eggs

Electronic Arts game references

From: doggie015

Have the video game system and have your Sims play it. Zoom in on the television to see that the games they are playing are various Electronic Arts titles.

Jun 10, 2009

Painting Spore and More

From: ninja123

When your Sim finally reaches the top level in painting, they begin to paint masterpieces. Look at the paintings for some nice suprises. One is an image of a Spore creature.

Aug 1, 2009


Hording pizza

From: luke

Have a Sim call for pizza. When the pizza delivery man arrives, do not accept the pizza! The delivery man will eventually leave the pizza on the front porch, and it will never get stale. You can stack as many pizzas there as you want. If your Sims get hungry, just tell them to get a pizza from the front porch.

Jun 10, 2009

Strange faces

From: brian789

There is a glitch in Create-A-Sim mode that allows to you to make very strange faces. Go to the face designing area. Select a face part such as the eyes and max out all the sliders one way or the other. Then go to a different face part and select one of the predesigned parts. Return to the eyes. The sliders will have reset to the middle, but the eyes will still look the same. This works for all of the face adjusting tabs. You can then continue to max out the size of the eyes and repeat. You can make eyes the size of dinner plates, very long cheekbones, huge noses, and more.

Jun 10, 2009

Easy Cooking skill

From: stormsister73

This trick requires a television with a cooking channel and a video game system. Have a Sim sit down and watch television. Switch the television over to the cooking channel so that the Sim can start earning his or her skill point. Then have a second Sim go over and start playing video games. You notice that although the television is displaying video games, the first Sim still has the skill meter above their head. Allow this Sim to sit there for as long as they please until they decide to do another activity of their own. After that, the skill meter should stay above their head until you start another cooking skill activity. As an added bonus, you can train two skill points at once. For example, work out and both the Athletic and Cooking skills will continue to rise.

Jun 10, 2009

Free bookcase skills

From: koolcatpop

Buy a bookcase, then have your Sim begin to study. Interrupt the action so that the book is placed on the ground. Sell the bookcase. The book can now do everything the bookcase could have done for free.

Jun 10, 2009

Cooking Skill Exploit

From: ManSyia

This glitch requires a TV with a cooking channel and a video game system. First, have one Sim sit down and watch TV. Switch the TV over to the cooking channel so that the Sim can start earning its skill point. Now, have a second Sim go over and start playing video games. You should now notice that although the TV is displaying video games, the first Sim still has the skill meter above its head! Simply allow this Sim to sit there until it decides to go do another activity on its own. After that, the skill meter should stay above its head until you start another cooking skill activity. As an added bonus, you can train two skill points at once! i.e., Go work out and both the athletic and cooking skills will continue to rise.

Jul 6, 2011
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