Cheats The list below consists of cheats for The Sims 2 and its 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. Sims 2 University Nightlife Pets OFB Seasons FreeTime Apartment Life Mansion & Garden Sims 2 Kaching Adds §1,000 to household funds Motherlode Adds §50,000 to household funds Moveobjects on/off Moves unmoveable objects Aging -on/-off Sims won’t age StretchSkeleton (number) Make your sims taller or smaller, 2.0 double size, 0.5 half size etc intProp maxNumOfVisitingSims 8 You can invite more guests with a party. Can change last number to anything higher or lower. Use in Neighbourhood screen boolProp snapObjectsToGrid [true/false] Use ‘false’ to place objects out of grid boolProp testingCheatsEnabled [true/false] Use ‘true’ to enable CAS debugmode and more boolprop constrainFloorElevation [true/false] Use ‘false’ to make it possible to raise or lower the floor even when there are objects, flooring or walls on it boolProp simShadows [true/false] Turns shadow of sim on or off Vsync on/off Turning off increases game performance but with some graphical errors boolProp displayPaths [true/false] True=You see the path where the selected sim walks to faceBlendLimits -on/off When making a child in CAS, this cheat can turn off facial bounding limitations gameVersion After typing in ‘expand’, you see the game version in the cheat box floatProp tvVolume [0.0-1.0] 0.5 is the default. Lower or increase the number to change the T.V volume boolprop lotWater [true/false] False = Removes water from lots (ponds) boolprop lotTerrainPaints [true/false] False = Removes floorpainting on lot boolprop showFloorGrid [true/false] Shows grid or not in build or buy mode boolprop objectShadows [true/false] False = Removes shadows on objects OUTside house boolProp guob [true/false] False = Removes shadows on objects INside house boolprop renderSelectedSimLevel [true/false] True = Walls no longer cut away for selected sim boolprop locktiles [true/false] False = You can place floortiles outside lot (Like on road) boolprop reflectionWithExtraViewer [true/false] Turns on/off reflection in mirrors boolprop renderInsideObjectOnlyOnSelectedSimLevel [true/false] True = Objects only appear on levels the selected sim is on and when that floor is selected boolprop renderSelectedSimLevel [true/false] True = Only see selected simlevel; like when sim is on top floor, other floors are invisible deleteAllCharacters *Neighbourhood cheat Removes every sim from the neighbourhood TerrainType desert/temperate/dirt/concrete *Neighbourhood cheat Toggles between terrain types boolProp CameraDriftCamEnabled [true/false] *Neighbourhood cheat False = Camera does not move in Nhood boolprop displayNeighborhoodProps [true/false] *Neighbourhood cheat False = Removes props like rocks and towers from Nhood boolprop displayNeighborhoodRoads [true/false] *Neighbourhood cheat False = Removes roads from Nhood boolprop displayNeighborhoodFlora [true/false] *Neighbourhood cheat False = Removes trees/plants from Nhood boolprop displayNeighborhoodWater [true/false] *Neighbourhood cheat False = removes water from Nhood boolprop displayLotImposters [true/false] *Neighbourhood cheat False = Removes houses from Nhood (just the graphics, not the houses themselves) boolprop displayNeighborhoodRoadsWithModel [t/f] *Nhood cheat Where T = true and F = false. When set to False, it removes bridges from the Neighborhood boolprop lotTerrainLighting [true/false] *Neighbourhood cheat False=Lots won’t light up when you move your mouse over it in Nhood boolprop carsCompact [true/false] *Neighbourhood cheat True=Cars in Nhood have more detail boolprop ShowLotPackageFilename [true/false] *Neighbourhood cheat In Nhood, shows filename of house when you move your mouse over a lot boolprop nhoodWaterReflection [true/false] *Neighbourhood cheat Turns on/off water reflection in nhood boolProp carsOnRight [true/false] *Neighbourhood cheat Cars in Nhood drive on left or right side of road Slowmotion 0-8 *Filmmaking Cheat 0 is normal speed and 8 is slower boolProp enablePostProcessing true/false *Filmmaking Cheat Must be true for all filmic cheats to function Bloom (r g b x) *Filmmaking Cheat Creates a filmic look in which everything’s so bright it blurs together “r”, “g,” and “b” are color values (0-255) and “x” is the amount of blooming from 0 to 255 vignette (centerx centery X) *Filmmaking Cheat Creates a filmic look in which a focal point is clear but everything around it is blurry filmgrain (0-1) *Filmmaking Cheat Creates a film graininess letterbox (0.0-0.4) *Filmmaking Cheat Creates a letterbox view of size specified University boolprop dormspecifictoolsdisabled false *Requires University boolprop dormspecifictoolsdisabled false changelotzoning dorm *Requires University Make a dorm from the beggining on a residential lot in a blank neighbourhood boolProp allow45DegreeAngleOfRotation [t/f] *Requires University T = True and F= false. Allows you to rotate objects 45 degrees setHighestAllowedLevel [level] *Requires University You can build a building with more than 5 floors Nightlife familyfunds [Familyname] # *Requires Nightlife Add or extract money for a chosen family. For example, “familyfunds Sims +50000” adds §50.000 to family Sims. -50000 extracts §50.000 roofslopeangle [15-75] *Requires Nightlife Adjusts the slope angle on all roofs on a lot showHeadlines [on/off] *Requires Nightlife Makes all thought balloons invisible unlockCareerRewards *Requires Nightlife Unlocks all career rewards for selected Sim MaxMotives *Requires Nightlife Sets all needs for all Sims on the lot to full motiveDecay [on/off] *Requires Nightlife Turns natural need decay on or off aspirationPoints # *Requires Nightlife Adds the specified number of Aspiration points to selected Sim lockAspiration [on/off] *Requires Nightlife Freezes aspiration point decay for all Sims on the lot aspirationLevel [0-5] *Requires Nightlife Changes Sims’ aspiration level. 0=lowest, 5=Platinum level agesimcheat [on/off] *Requires Nightlife Adds ‘set age’ to interaction menu. Any Sim you click on can be set to any age group setLotLightingFile [filename] *Requires Nightlife Change lighting by choosing an alternate lighting file. Original can be found in /Nightlife/TSData/Res/Lights. To restore use “setLotLightingFile clear” Pets boolprop ControlPets [on/off] *Requires Pets Makes pets fully controlable, but you can’t cancel actions from their queue boolprop DisablePuppyKittenAging [true/false] *Requires Pets Turns off aging for kittens and puppies boolprop PetActionCancel [true/false] *Requires Pets Makes actions in a pet’s queue accessible boolprop ShowCatalogePFlags [true/false] *Requires Pets Activates labels in the detail view of each Buy mode and Build mode objects to show which product they came from (EP or SP) boolprop PetsFreeWill [true/false] *Requires Pets Turns pet free will off DeleteAllAwnings *Requires Pets Deletes all awnings on lot DeleteAllFences *Requires Pets Deletes all fences on lot DeleteAllHalfWalls *Requires Pets Deletes all half walls on lot DeleteAllObjects [Doors/Windows/Stairs] *Requires Pets Deletes all Doors, Windows or Stairs on lot DeleteAllWalls *Requires Pets Deletes all walls on lot IndividualRoofSlopeAngle [15/75] *Requires Pets Activates a tool to change the roof slopes of individual roofs on a lot OFB AddneighbortoFamilycheat [on/off] *Requires Open for Business Click on an NPC to add one to the current household Forcetwins *Requires Open for Business With a pregnant Sim selected, using this cheat will transform the pregnancy into a twin birth Sethour [0-23] *Requires Open for Business Sets time of day Plumbbobtoggle [on/off] *Requires Open for Business Makes the overhead plumb bob invisible Seasons bugJarTimeDecay [on/off] *Requires Seasons Makes fireflies live forever in jars when set to off FreeTime modifyNeighborhoodTerrain [on/off] *Requires FreeTime Modify Nhood terrain: [= Raise, ]=lower, \=level, p=Smooth terrain Apartment Life printLotClass *Requires Apartment Life Prints the lot’s class (low, middle, or high) as well as the corresponding numerical lot class value. boolProp aptBaseLotSpecificToolsDisabled false *Requires Apartment Life Every building tool is available changelotzoning [residential | community | apartmentbase] *Requires Apartment Life Before rezoning a lot using this cheat, make sure there are no Sims currently living in the lot. To use this cheat, enter the lot that you would like changeLotClassification [low | middle | high] *Requires Apartment Life This changes the lot classification of the lot. The lot will remain this classification until the following cheat is used. clearLotClassValue *Requires Apartment Life This changes the lot classification of the lot. The lot will remain this classification until the following cheat is used apartmentBuildBuyRestrictions [on/off] *Requires Apartment Life Enables buy/build mode tools in apartment lots Mansion & Garden setQuarterTilePlacement [on | off] *Requires Mansion & Garden Stuff After entering this cheat you can turn quarter tile placement on and off using “Ctrl + F” anytime you are in Build or Buy Mode. Quarter Tile Placement allows you to place objects offset from the grid in quarter tile increments. Note that some objects may become unusable or inaccessible for Sims if placed off the grid, so the use of this cheat is not recommended for anything other than decorative objects.