Sims 3 cheat codes
Sims 3 Cheat codes
Please use cheats at your own discretion.
All cheats here have come directly from trustworthy sources. A Lot of the cheats are case sensitive so make sure you type exactly as told. Spaces are also important, just like in the cheat for freeRealEstate that you see below.
If you've ever played the Sims 2, you are probably already familiar with some of the cheat codes that I have listed below. If you like to play your game without using and cheats then please ignore the list below.
Sims 3 Cheats Revealed:
The first that you need to do is bring up the console window, by pressing [Ctrl] + [Shift] + C while in game play mode. Then, type any of the codes below and press [Enter] to activate the cheat you wish to use. If you are using Windows Vista you may have to press [Ctrl] + [Windows] + [Shift] + C to bring up you console window.
Cheat Results and Cheat Codes
Gives 2,500 lifetime happiness points to active points- shazaam- This cheat is not working for anyone
Lists all commands available at the moment- help
Ignores the cost when buying a lot for the current game- freeRealEstate ( when using this cheat, 1. make sure to click on your family, 2. type freeRealEstate (exactly as written here) then space and enter. When you click on the house you want to buy it should now let you afford it.
Resets the named Sim with neutral motives, no moodlets, and teleports Sim back home resetSim <firstname> <lastname>
Interaction to bring up a trait-modification window. Can set/clear traits- Modify Traits
1,000 more simoleons- Kaching
50,000 or more Simoleons- Motherlode
Enable debug mode [Note 1]- testingCheatsenabled [true or false]
No limits for moving or placing objects- moveobjects [on/off]
View uniforms and career outfits [Note 2]- unlockOutfits [on/off]
Return SIms to safe state at home- resetSim [first name] [last name]
Objects fade when camera gets close to them- fadeObjects [on or off]
Llamas enabled message- enablellamas [on or off]
Show talk/thought balloons above Sim's head- hideHeadlineEffects [on or off]
Print random joke to console- jokePlease
Full screen- fullscreen [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]
Quit game- quit
Note 1: Hold [Shift] and click on Sims to add them to the current family or age them. Hold [Shift] and click on the mail box to access carious debug codes.
Note 2: This code must be enabled before entering Create-A-Sim mode.
Improve your Sims 3 Experience
This is a lighted gaming keyboard with a lot of extra features to really improve your Sims 3 experience. This is what I'm using.
This mouse is designed specifically for gaming. It feels great in your hand and has a lot of extra programmable buttons.
If you want to keep Sims 2 and still install Sims 3, you're going to need more storage space. This is 1 terabyte (that's 1,000 gigs).
Sims 3 Software and Prima Guide
This is the official guide to Sim 3 and contains a lot of extra cheat codes. If you want to really learn about Sims 3, this is the best way to go.
Pick up your own copy of Sims 3 or make someone you know very happy and buy one as a gift. Shop around, this price at Amazon is the cheapest you'll find for the software.
Get the ultimate Sims 3 software. This has some great extras including a USB attachment so you can bring your Sims characters to your friends house.
More Hints and Tips
Listening to your own music on the sims radio
Being able to listen to your own music is definitely a nice feature and very easy to do. In your computer, go to where you keep all of your .MP3 files, choose which songs you would like to listen to in game and go to "/My Documents/EA Games/The Sims 3/Music/[radio station]" folder and drop them in. Start up your game, go to "Option" menu, select "Music Settings", then choose radio station. Now you can listen to your own music anytime you want.
Have you ever wanted to just play with your Sims forever and know that they will never die? Well, there is a way, and it is quite easy to do. In the Sims 2 you could do it but you had to use a cheat code to do it. In the Sims 3 all you have to do is go to "Options" in game and uncheck the box next to "Aging." Now your Sims can live forever, unless you decide to check the deadly box again.
Buying new clothes
In the Sims 3 you no longer have to go to the shopping mall for sims to get a new outfit. Now all you have to do is go to any dresser and click on the "buy options". When new options open then click on "Plan Outfit". You are aloud to choose up to 3 outfits for each type (everyday, athletic and formal).
New Tricks to Better Game Play
Force Twins- Bring up cheat console, click on pregnant sim, and enter code in cheat console forcetwins That's all there is to it.
Glitch- Free Bookcase- In buy mode, buy a bookcase, have a sim study, interrupt the action so the sim puts the book on the floor, delete the bookcase, now the single book on the floor works as a bookcase.
Avoid death- Go to Pleasant Rest Graveyard.
- Go to bush near the gate (Death Flower Bush)
- Harvest flower and put in your inventory, If you die, then your sim that carries the flower will give it to the grim Reaper and be brought back to life. Note: The flower will not reappear again, but your sim can plant unknown special seeds at level 7 gardening. You can find the seeds in the graveyards. Note: If you have the Green Thumb trait it can help with this tip
Increased chance of having a boy baby- Have your pregnant sim eat apples
Increased chance of having a girl baby- Have pregnant sim eat watermelons
Have more than one baby at once (twins or triplets)- Have one or both parents have the lifetime reward "Fertility Treatment"
One of the surprises that I found was when I sent my sim to the graveyard. When he got there I had him click on the " most dangerous" option and he was able to find 2 magic Seeds. What you can do with them, you have to find out.
Spend More time playing and less time working
Do you want to have more time exploring instead of having to let your sims sleep and work? I know I do. Here's the secret to this dilemma. Open up your cheat console CTRL + Shift + C during game play (as always) and type in testingCheatsEnabled true. This allows you to click on the mailbox, and shift-click sims for extra options, editing, locking and altering motives, etc. The cheats that are enabled will hive you these extra options:
After Entering the Cheat Code hold CTRL+SHIFT+C then hold SHIFT and click your letterbox. This will give you these other options:
- Set Level
- Set Career
- Force Visitor
- Make All Happy
- Add Sims to House
- Change Sim Traits
- Force Aging
In Ground Mode view mode, hold shift and click a spot and your Sim will teleport to that spot!
Exiting the Cheat Screen
So, now that you have figured out how to open the cheat console, you have to beable to close it ater you are done. In the Sims 2 you had to type in Exit but in the sims 3 all you have to do is press the Escape Key to exit the console.