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NOTE: Some of these cheats may not work due to patches, etc. While others are probably not intended to be used by game players and may screw up your system. Use them at your own risk.

While playing the game hit CTRL+SHIFT+C to bring up the cheat box. Type in the codes below to get the needed results. If you type a space then exclamation mark, your cheat will repeat. Using a semi-colon in between, you can use multiple exclamation marks ie. rosebud !;!;!; You may pull up the window and type CTRL-Z to repeat the previous cheat.

CHEAT RESULT
aa Toggle anti-aliasing on/off
bubble_tweak [0 to -65 Set z offset for thought bubbles (default is -65)
draw_all_frames on/off Draw all animation frames enabled/disabled
draw_floorable on/off Floorable grid enabled/disabled
genable default Sets everything to default.
genable status Shows current settings.
genable terrain on/off Enables/disables terrain drawing.
genable floors on/off Enables/disables floor drawing.
genable walls on/off Enables/disables wall drawing.
genable objects on/off Enables/disables object drawing.
genable people on/off Enables/disables people drawing.
genable all on/off Enables/disables all the foregoing.
grid on/off Enables/disables terrain grid drawing.
grow_grass [0-150] Set grass growth
history Save family history file
klapaucius (enter 'rosebud' if patched or with Livin' Large) 1000 Simoleons
map_edit on/off Map editor enabled/disabled
move_objects on/off Move any object enabled/disabled
preview_anims on/off Preview animations enabled/disabled
rotation [0-3] Rotate camera
route_balloons on/off Routing debug balloons disabled
set_hour [1-24] Set time of day
sim_log begin/end Begin/End sim logging. Saved as tab delimited file SimLog.txt in Sims Folder
sim_speed [-1000-1000] Set game speed
sweep on/off/none Ticks enabled/disabled.
tile_info on/off Tile information displayed/hidden. Press [R] in this mode to view base object info.
water_tool Create moat or streams. Must be in Build or Buy Mode. Hold CTRL key down to delete
UNSHIPPED/UNTESTED CHEATS  
#export Write out behavior tuning constants to Tuning.txt
#import Read in behavior tuning constants from Tuning.txt
[directory path] Sets the neighborhood directory to the path
all_menus Toggle display of unavailable interactions in person control menus
allow_inuse Sets whether menu items appear for in use objects
assert Force an assert for testing
auto_level Architecture tools automatically set the level as needed
auto_reset Toggle automatic object reset feature
autonomy [1-100] Set free thinking level
browser_failsafe Prevent web browser crashes
cam_mode Toggle camera mode
cht [filename] Execute "file.cht" file as a list of cheats
core_dump Dump entire memory to core_dump_[date:time].txt
crash Crash game
debug_social Enable debug flag to show outcome choice dialogs for social interactions
draw_origins Draw colored dots at each person's origin
draw_routes on/off Selected person's path displayed/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
edit_grass [number] Set grass change value
fam_test [opcount] Run series of random operations on unhoused families
flush Completely flush app to VM file when running Windows NT
hist_add Add new family history stat to the current family
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
log_animations Log animations in the event log window
log_mask Set event logging mask
lot_border Sets up the borders of the lot with non-editable flag
lot_size [number] Set lot size
memview Show memory view window in debug builds of the game
money Set amount of money.
music Toggle music
obj_comp Toggle object compression in save file
plugh Say "plugh"
prepare_lot Check and fix required lot objects
quats Toggle quaternion transformations
quit Quit game
rebuild_cp Rebuilds entire 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
save Save currently loaded house
sim_limit [milliseconds] Set maximum milliseconds to allow simulator
sim_log begin Start sim logging
sim_speed [-1000 - 1000] Set sim speed
shrink_text [font_size] [text] Create shrunk_text_#.bmp files
sim_peek Toggle calls to PeekMessage within sim loop
sound Toggle sounds
sound_log Toggle sound log window
soundevent Trigger sound event
swap_houses [house number] [house number] Swap the two house files and updates families
tutorial off No tutorial object generation when tutorial house is loaded
visitor_control Toggle allowing visitors to be controlled using the keyboard
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"

 

Fast Money
Bring up cheat mode and enter the "klapaucius" or "rosebud" code. The bring up cheat mode again and enter "!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!:!;!" (you may add up to 60 total).

Garbage Bag of Holding
In the early stages of The Sims lifetime is often wasted emptying the trash and bringing it to the curb. I found that if you fill the cheap 30 simoleon trash barrel you can order your Sim to empty it and just as they remove the bag cancel the order. Then order them to pick up the mess that they just made and they will return the full bag to an empty barrel, which will now be empty. Do this every time it fills and trash need never be brought outside to the curb again. This saves a lot of time.

Paying the Bills
Simply keep a bill, unpaid, until the mail carrier delivers the next set. When your flag is up (your mailbox being full of - what else, more bills), pay the first one (bring it out to the mailbox). When you do this, the newer bills disappear. Using this cheat, you will only have to pay every other bill, instead of every one.

Building a Castle in the Clouds
Large second-floor extensions to a house, or even an entire house in the air, can be built totally unsupported by the following method. First, lay out a complete ground layer of pillars. You'll need lots to form a surface to build on. Next build your second-floor home on top of these pillars. It's important that you do ALL the structural work at this point; get all the walls placed and floors put in. Don't forget the stairs! Next, simply switch to the ground floor, and delete all the pillars. The house will remain standing, completely unsupported by anything except thin air! Voila! A castle in the clouds for your Sims!