Sims 3

Introduction

Redwood Shores studio is a developer for The Sims, and Electronic Arts company is in charge of publishing the game. The Sims 3 first released on June 2, 2009, for OS X and Microsoft Windows versions. In October 2010, The Sims released the Windows Phone version, and also the console version (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, and a month later for Wii). In general, The Sims 3 had a big success with 1.4 million copies sold out in a week and also received many positive views. Therefore, the game is fascinating and you can get addicted.

How to cheat?

If you want to have an advantage in The Sims 3 by cheating, then the command console is where you need to visit.

To open the command console, use the combination of Control + Shift + C . Immediately in the top of the left of your screen, a box appears. The box is the place for you to type cheats.
Moreover, for those using Windows Vista , you will use a different combination of Control + Windows + C . If the console won't come up when you the earlier combination. Use it for the benefit of your gameplay experience.

Sims 3 Cheats List

Name Effect Example/Comment
fullscreen on/off fullscreen on/off Adjusts your game screen to full or windowed mode.
constrainFloorElevation constrainFloorElevation [true/false] Allows all terrain adjustments regardless of objects, Sims, and other structures on them. Walls, fl oors, and objects will move with the terrain.
RestrictBuildBuyInBuildings RestrictBuildBuyInBuildings [on|off] Allows changes to lot otherwise restricted by the Homeowner's Association. Note: do not enter [on|off]. Choose on or off to enter at the end of code text.
freerealestate freerealestate Allows you to buy any house you want. Must be done in map mode.
enableLlamas enableLlamas [on/off] Gives a message that says, 'Llamas enabled.'
jokePlease jokePlease Gives you a joke in the code console prompt.
hideHeadlineEffects hideHeadlineEffects [on/off] Hides all meters and effects in the game. Such as the plumbbob and skill meter.
quit quit Quits the game.
help help Lists all available commands at the moment.
slowMotionViz slowMotionViz [level] Puts the game in slow motion. Optional parameter, value 0 = normal speed and 8 = slowest.
ResetLifetimeHappiness ResetLifetimeHappiness Resets the lifetime happiness of all the sims in an active household.
resetSim resetSim [firstname] [lastname] Resets the named Sim with neutral motives. No moodlets, and teleports Sim back home.
buydebug buydebug [on/off] Shows all hidden items in buy mode after using testingcheatsenabled true.
HideHeadlineEffects HideHeadlineEffects [on/off] Shows or hides talk/thought balloons above Sims heads.
fps fps [on/off] Shows your Frame per Second in the upper right area while on.
DisplayLotPackageFileName DisplayLotPackageFileName [on/off] Switches lot tooltips on or off
fadeObjects fadeObjects [on/off] Toggles whether objects fade when the camera gets close to them.
testingcheatsenabled true testingcheatsenabled true Turns on Testing Cheats, just shift+click a Sim, or anything else, like your Mailbox. Allows teletransportation and wheather control.
unlockOutfits unlockOutfits [on/off] Unlocks outfits in CAS (Create a Sim) mode. This must be enabled before going into CAS.
familyfunds familyfunds [active family's last name] Updates your family's money to match the amount chosen.(a certain amount ranging between 0 and 99,999,999) If it's over 99,999,999 it will deviate to this value.
AlwaysAllowBuildBuy AlwaysAllowBuildBuy [true/false] When enabled, build mode and buy mode won't disable themselves during fires and burglary.
DisableSnappingToSlotsOnAlt DisableSnappingToSlotsOnAlt [On/Off] When holding on alt, disable snapping to slots. Can be rotated in any direction also.
disableSnappingToSlotsOnAlt disableSnappingToSlotsOnAlt [on/off] Objects will not snap to slots while holding alt.
kaching kaching Entering this will give you $1,000.
motherlode motherlode Entering this will give you $50,000.
moveobjects moveobjects [on/off] It will allow you to move anything, including Sims, in your Buy/Build mode.

fullscreen on/off Copy

fullscreen on/off

Adjusts your game screen to full or windowed mode.

constrainFloorElevation Copy

constrainFloorElevation [true/false]

Allows all terrain adjustments regardless of objects, Sims, and other structures on them.

Walls, fl oors, and objects will move with the terrain.

RestrictBuildBuyInBuildings Copy

RestrictBuildBuyInBuildings [on|off]

Allows changes to lot otherwise restricted by the Homeowner's Association.

Note: do not enter [on|off]. Choose on or off to enter at the end of code text.

freerealestate Copy

freerealestate

Allows you to buy any house you want.

Must be done in map mode.

enableLlamas Copy

enableLlamas [on/off]

Gives a message that says, 'Llamas enabled.'

jokePlease Copy

jokePlease

Gives you a joke in the code console prompt.

hideHeadlineEffects Copy

hideHeadlineEffects [on/off]

Hides all meters and effects in the game.

Such as the plumbbob and skill meter.

quit Copy

quit

Quits the game.

help Copy

help

Lists all available commands at the moment.

slowMotionViz Copy

slowMotionViz [level]

Puts the game in slow motion.

Optional parameter, value 0 = normal speed and 8 = slowest.

ResetLifetimeHappiness Copy

ResetLifetimeHappiness

Resets the lifetime happiness of all the sims in an active household.

resetSim Copy

resetSim [firstname] [lastname]

Resets the named Sim with neutral motives.

No moodlets, and teleports Sim back home.

buydebug Copy

buydebug [on/off]

Shows all hidden items in buy mode after using testingcheatsenabled true.

HideHeadlineEffects Copy

HideHeadlineEffects [on/off]

Shows or hides talk/thought balloons above Sims heads.

fps Copy

fps [on/off]

Shows your Frame per Second in the upper right area while on.

DisplayLotPackageFileName Copy

DisplayLotPackageFileName [on/off]

Switches lot tooltips on or off

fadeObjects Copy

fadeObjects [on/off]

Toggles whether objects fade when the camera gets close to them.

testingcheatsenabled true Copy

testingcheatsenabled true

Turns on Testing Cheats, just shift+click a Sim, or anything else, like your Mailbox.

Allows teletransportation and wheather control.

unlockOutfits Copy

unlockOutfits [on/off]

Unlocks outfits in CAS (Create a Sim) mode.

This must be enabled before going into CAS.

familyfunds Copy

familyfunds [active family's last name]

Updates your family's money to match the amount chosen.(a certain amount ranging between 0 and 99,999,999)

If it's over 99,999,999 it will deviate to this value.

AlwaysAllowBuildBuy Copy

AlwaysAllowBuildBuy [true/false]

When enabled, build mode and buy mode won't disable themselves during fires and burglary.

DisableSnappingToSlotsOnAlt Copy

DisableSnappingToSlotsOnAlt [On/Off]

When holding on alt, disable snapping to slots.

Can be rotated in any direction also.

disableSnappingToSlotsOnAlt Copy

disableSnappingToSlotsOnAlt [on/off]

Objects will not snap to slots while holding alt.

kaching Copy

kaching

Entering this will give you $1,000.

motherlode Copy

motherlode

Entering this will give you $50,000.

moveobjects Copy

moveobjects [on/off]

It will allow you to move anything, including Sims, in your Buy/Build mode.

More about the game

Gameplay

The Sims 3 is an open-ended game so you don't have a particular goal. In the game, you control your Sims' activities and relationships. Base on the different lifestyle of each Sims, challenges appears randomly. Moreover, you can let your Sims continue free with an option called 'story Progression'. You set a certain period of time, which Sims live for. Sims can die due to old age or fatality causes.

In The Sims 3, you have to do Sims creations. What is worth mentioning is that you have more character customization selections for Sims such as muscle or body weight. Moreover, both genders have 39 hairstyles in total and 8 basic hair colors too. You can also put tattoos, beauty marks to your Sims.

Sims also has skills, based on their abilities. For instance, appliance upgrades are for high handiness. Moreover, the basic skills consist of logic, cooking, painting, gardening, writing, guitar, athletic, handiness, charisma, and fishing. By reaching level 10 of a skill, sims will get a certificate. In the skill journal, there is a tab that shows you details about the skill such as level, statistics. There are also challenges in the skill journal and complete each challenge will give Sims some benefits as rewards.

In the Sims 3, there are various careers and jobs for Sims. Moreover, part-time jobs give a lower salary than full-time jobs, and both of them don't give career chances. You also have more options in control your Sims' working performance: work hard, take it easy, or suck up to the boss. A new feature The Sims 3 allows your Sims to select a specific path in their career.

There are build mode and buy mode in The Sims 3. The build mode is mainly deal with construction and architectural work. You can also do many things consisting of adding walls, painting walls, and more. Therefore, you can develop your creativity. About the buy mode, you can buy most of the things from the catalog, but not the construction-related objects such as doors, windows.

Conclusion

The Sims 3 is an excellent way to entertain, develop your creativity, create your wonderful Sims story. If 'cheating' is what you need, visit the command consoles, and enter your desired codes. Have fun with the game!