Hold R1 + R2 + L1 + L2 at starting menu.
To easily earn money, have your sim write novels
on the computer. Fiction novels take the least amount of time, but will
not bring you the most Simoleons. Romance novels will earn you the most
Simoleons. After maxing out the "Writing" skill, you can make as much as
40,000 Simoleons every week.
Same day refunds:
After purchasing an item, you can get a full refund as long as you sell it the same day.
perform this trick, you will need a TV with the Cooking, Fishing, or
Gardening channels and a video game system. Have one Sim watch TV on any
of those channels to start earning skill points. Then, have a second
Sim start playing video games on that TV. The first Sim will continue to
earn skill points. Allow the Sim to sit their until they move on their
own. The skill meter will continue to stay above their head. If you
repeat the steps until the Cooking, Fishing, and Gardening channels have
been viewed, the Sim will be learning three skills at once.
Free bookcase skills:
learn bookcase skills for free, buy a bookcase and have your Sim begin
to study. Interrupt your Sim so that they place the book on the ground;
then sell the bookcase. You can use the book that is on the ground to do
everything the bookcase can do.
increase your chances of having a boy, have a pregnant female Sim eat
apples. To increase your chances of having a girl, have a pregnant
female Sim eat watermelons.
To increase the chance of having twins or triplets, have one or both parents have the lifetime reward of Fertility Treatment.
make a Ghost baby, set one of your female Sim's traits to Kleptomaniac.
Go to the graveyard, and have the Sim steal male remains. A ghost will
appear 11:00 P.M. and disappear at 4:00 A.M. on the second day after
stealing the remains. It will continue to appear every other day.
Socialize with the ghost every time it appears and become best friends
with it. Get the "Fertility" award and confess your attraction to the
ghost. Ask the ghost to snuggle on the bed, and kiss him. Try for a baby
every night and you will eventually have a ghost baby.
Ghosts in your house:
To get ghosts to come to your house, go to the graveyard and steal all the tombstones, then place them in your backyard.
easily make friends, get your guitar skill to 5/10. Then, go to the
park and select "Play For Tips". People who watch you will become your
friends. The higher your guitar skill, the faster they will become
friends with you.
To disable aging, go to "Game Options" > "Options" and uncheck the box next to "Aging".
quickly advance your Sim's age, buy a birthday cake at the grocery
store, and place it somewhere in your lot. Click the cake, and select
"Have Birthday". Then, choose the sim to advance in age.
avoid dying, go to Pleasant Rest Graveyard and harvest the flowers from
the "Death Flower Bush" which is located near the gate. After you die,
your Sim will give the flower to the Grim Reaper and become resurrected.
This flower will not reappear there again. However, it is possible to
grow the "Death Flower Bush" if your Sim has Level 7 Gardening by
planting the "Unknown Special Seeds" found in the graveyard.
Brilliant paintings or masterpieces:
increase your chance of creating a brilliant painting or masterpiece,
create a stylized still life after it is unlocked. Choose "Genius", and
make it the largest possible frame.
Duck Time moodlet:
To get a +15 boost for four hours, buy the Ducksworth of Bathington, place it your bathtub, and take a bath.
get unlimited pizza, have a Sim call for Pizza, and when the delivery
man arrives, do not accept the pizza. The pizza will never get stale.
Continue to do this and the delivery man will stack the pizzas on top of
To get new clothes, you must
first 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.)
Drag an empty
plate into a Sim's inventory then drag it to sell. You will not make any
money, but if your Sim does not have a dish washer, it is much faster.
Infinite Simoleons hint:
To quickly earn over 4,000 Simoleons, purchase a desk and a chair for
the desk and place it anywhere in your household. After calling the
repairman a couple times he will bring a XS 4258p Laptop and place it on
the desk. He will forget it is there when he leaves, as long as there
is no other items on the desk when he arrives. Repeat this process to
earn you between 2,400 and over 4,000 Simoleons, depending on how soon
you sell it.
L2 (Left Trigger) is very useful. When you want to go somewhere but your Sims isn't close, hold down L2, click a spot, and select "Teleport me there." The second use is to hold L2 and click a Sim to get three new interactions:
1. Add sim to family
2. Modify traits for active sim
3. Trigger age transaction.
Finally, if you hold L2 and click the mail box, and get a full cheat list.
Build a basement:
On a new lot, put down staircases to lower the terrain. Go to the bottom of the first one and miss out one tile and put down another staircase. Do this once more and you should have three staircases. Get rid of the staircases and use the "Level Terrain" tool to level the terrain from the lowest tile. Set it as big or small as desired. Using the "Straight Line Wall" tool, build walls around this hole so are walls pressed up against hills. Be sure to build the room above so that it covers the entire basement. Cover around the house with the "Foundation" tool, assuring that all the slopes are covered up. Place one tile in the top floor, then create a staircase leading down to the basement. Make two or more foundation blocks at the front of the house, and finally place a staircase leading up them.
Learn four skills at once:
Read "Easy Cooking, Gardening, or Fishing Skill" by Tony Ortale and repeat Tony's steps until each skill channel has been viewed. The Sim will continue learning the three skills as he or she goes on about their daily life, and four when doing skill activities.
Baby Steps - Create a household.
Graduated - Complete the in-game tutorial.
How You Doin'? - Learn the Charisma Skill.
Wishful Thinker - Complete 10 Wishes.
What Goes Around - Use a Karma Power.
BFF! - Make a best friend.
Sim About Town - Attend a town event.
It's a Date - Go on a date.
You Never Forget Your First - Have a first kiss.
Woo Hoo! - Make Woo Hoo.
Climbing the Ladder - Reach level 5 in a career.
That New Car Smell - Buy a car.
Not Twice, But 10 Times - Complete 10 Opportunities.
This is so Meta - Experience the Meta.
I Double Dare Ya - Explore the catacombs after dark.
Sim-Author - Write a book.
Epic Party - Throw an awesome party.
Partners in Crime - Become a partner of the Paragon Personal Private Charity Warehouse.
Styler - Design and save 20 styles using Create a Style.
Once a Parent, Always a Parent - Welcome a child into the family.
Be Excellent To Each-other - Reach the maximum potential Karma.
Home is Where the Simoleons Are - Raise your household's value to §35,000 or more.
Not Dead Yet - Resurrect a Sim.
Mad Skillz - Complete any 2 Skill Journal Milestones.
But it's Inflammable! - Extinguish a Sim on fire.
Epic Fail - Use the Epic Fail Karma Power on 13 unsuspecting sims not in your family.
Matchmaker - Start 5 romantic relationships.
Fit For a King - Prepare a perfect meal.
Owned! - Buy out a commercial property in town.
Pyromaniac - Get an insurance check for over §15,000 after using the Firestorm Karma Power.
Botanical Perfection - Grow a perfect plant.
Trophy Fish - Catch a perfect fish.
Happiness... It Stacks - Get 5 positive moodlets at the same time on one Sim.
Challenging - Complete 50 Challenges.
The Big Proposal - Get engaged.
Movin' On Up - Move into a new home.
Expertise - Reach level 10 in a Skill.
Working Friends - Become best friends with your boss and all of your co-workers.
Dream Big - Complete a Lifetime Wish.
Power Overwhelming - Unlock every Good Karma Power by purchasing them with Challenge Points.
Leet Skillz - Complete any 10 Skill Journal Milestones.
Genie - Gain 150,000 Lifetime Happiness Points in one Sim.
The Reviler - Become a public menace.
Master Architect - Build a home of at least §350,000 property value on a large lot.
Child Prodigy - Complete Lifetime Wish before becoming a Young Adult.
True Wealth - Gain 250,000 Lifetime Happiness on one Sim.
Very Challenging - Complete 100 Challenges.
Uberchallenging - Complete 150 Challenges.
Wish-Master - Complete 100 Wishes.
Miracle Worker - Complete 1,000 Wishes.
Master of Simology - Earn all Bronze, Silver, and Gold trophies.