The list below consists of cheats for The Sims (original + expansions).  If you happen to know of a cheat that isn’t listed, I’d be glad to add it! Just head on over to the Contact Us page and fill out the form (I would need to know the name of the game and the description of the cheat).

During the game, hit CTRL+SHIFT+C to bring up the Cheat Box. Type one of the following and hit Enter.

The Sims (& Expansions)

#export
Write out behavior tuning constants to Tuning.txt

#import
Read in behavior tuning constants from Tuning.txt

all_menus
Toggle display of unavailable interactions in person control menus

allow_inuse
Set menu items to appear for in-use objects

autonomy (1-100)
Set free thinking level

auto_reset
Toggle automatic object reset feature

assert
Force an assert for testing

auto_level
Architecture tools automatically set the level as needed

auto_reset
Toggle automatic object reset

browser_failsafe
Prevent browser crashes

bubble_tweak (z offset value)
Set z offset for thought bubbles

cam_mode
Toggle camera mode

cht (filename)
Execute “file.cht” file as a list of cheats

crash
Crashes the game

[date:time].txt: core_dump
Dump memory to core_dump

debug_social
Enable debug flag to show outcome choice dialogs for social interactions

draw_all_frames off
Disable ”draw all animation frames”

draw_all_frames on
Enable ”draw all animation frames”

draw_floorable off
Disable floorable grid

draw_floorable on
Enable floorable grid

draw_origins
Draw dots at each Sim’s origin

draw_routes on
Sim’s path displayed

draw_routes off
Sim’s path hidden

dump_happy
Dump selected person’s most recent list of scored interactions to a file

dump_mc
Dump selected person’s motive contribution curve to a file

edit_char
Create-a-character mode

fam_test (opcount)
Run series of random operations on unhoused families

flush
Completely flush app to VM file when running Windows NT

genable_objects off
Invisible objects

grow_grass (0-150)
Set grass growth

hist_add
Add new family history stat to the current family

history
Save family history file

house (house number)
Automatically load indicated house, no questions asked

html
Toggle web page creation

import (FAM File)
Automatically import and load indicated FAM file

interests
Display personality and interests

klapaucius
Adds 1000 Simoleons (Unpatched version of original game)

log_animations
Log animations in the event log window

log_mask
Set event logging mask

lot_size (number)
Set lot size

map_edit off
Disable map editor

map_edit on
Enable map editor

memview
Show memory view window in debug builds of the game

move_objects on
Move any object

music
Toggle music

obj_comp
Toggle object compression in save file

plugh
Say ”plugh”

porntipsguzzardo
Say ”porntipsguzzardo”

prepare_lot
Check and fix required lot objects

preview_anims off
Disable preview animations

preview_anims on
Enable review animations

quats
Toggle quaternion transformations

quit
Quit game

rebuild_cp
Rebuild control panel/UCP from scratch

refresh_faces
Refresh the BMP_ resources for all people whose IFF files are writable

refresh_textures
Rematch dependent textures and regenerate bitmaps for all user characters

reload_people
Total reload of people skeletons, animations, suits and skins

report_assets
Toggle assets report

restore_tut
Restore tutorial

rosebud
Adds 1000 Simoleons (Patched version of original game)

rotation (0-3)
Rotate camera

route_balloons off
Disable routing debug balloons

route_balloons on
Enable routing debug balloons

save
Save currently loaded house

set_hour “1-24″
Change the ingame time

shrink_text (font_size) (text)
Create shrunk_text_#.bmp files

sim_limit (milliseconds)
Set maximum milliseconds to allow simulator

sim_log begin
Begin sim logging

sim_log end
End sim logging

sim_peek
Toggle calls to PeekMessage within sim loop

sim_speed (-1000-1000)
Set game speed

sound
Toggle sounds

soundevent
Trigger sound event

sound_log
Toggle sound log

swap_houses (house number) (house number)
Swap the two house files and updates families

sweep off
Ticks disabled

sweep on
Ticks enabled

tile_info
Programmer stats

tile_info on
Show tile information

tutorial off
No tutorial object generation when tutorial house is loaded

value edit_grass (number)
Set grass change

visitor_control
Toggle allowing visitors to be controlled using the keyboard

water_tool
Create moats or streams

write_destlist
Appends the route destination list to AllRoutes.txt every time a route is found

write_routes
Write out an RTE file every time a route is found

xyzzy
Say “xyzzy”

Get More Money faster
Bring up the cheatbox and enter either klapaucius or rosebud depending on which one your game accepts. Hit enter and bring up your cheatbox again. Now type in !;!;!;!;!;!;!; as many times as you want to increase your amount!

Reset Sim’s moods to full
Insert the code move_objects on and go to the build menu. Throw your character away to click on him and press delete. If you click twice on his picture in the play menu he come’s back with his happines full green.

Potion Colors

  • Blue – motive inhanser
  • Light Green – Motive Subtractor (delete set if you get this 1)
  • Orange – invisible (you can use voodoo dolls on people and they wont know its you)
  • Red – Fall in love with stranger
  • Green – evil clone (you can use move_objects on and delete clone)
  • Yelllow – personality inversion
  • White – cure for guinea pig disease
  • Purple – You turn into Frankenstein for 1 hour (as Frankenstein you can’t control sim and they will destroy your house)