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Video Game Cheats, Codes, Walk-Throughs, and Hints/Guides for Sims 2, The
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NeighborhoodPress Ctrl + Shift + C to bring up the cheat console.
Effect - Code
Removes every sim from the neighborhood - deleteAllCharacters
Toggles between two terrain types - TerrainType desert/temperate
Film Settings FilmmakingSet to "true" for all filmic cheats to function: boolProp enablePostProcessing true/false
0 is normal and 8 is slower: Slowmotion 0-8
A look that is bright and blurry. "r", "g," and "b" are color values (0-255) and "x" is the amount of blooming from 0 to 255: Bloom (r g b x)
Creates a filmic look in which a clear focal point and blurry surrounding: vignette (centerx centery X)
Changes a film graininess: filmgrain (0-1)
Makes a letterbox view of a designated size: letterbox (0.0-0.4)
Cheat CodesPress CTRL + SHIFT + C to pop up the window and type in the following:
Code - Effect
kaching - get 1000 cash
aging - no aging
vsync (on/off) - increases game performance but lowers graphics
autopatch (on/off) - lets you know if theres a patch
help - list some, but not all cheat
moveobjects (on/off) - moves objects and deletes you couldnt before
exit - closes cheat window
expand - expands or contracts cheat window
rosebud - 10,000 Simoleans
Combine Aspiration RewardsCombine aspiration rewards for even bigger boosts. For example, if your Sim is wearing a Thinking Cap and feeds Smart Milk to their Toddler, the Toddler builds skill four times as fast!
50,000 CashTo get 50,000 Sim bucks press CTL + Shift + C and type in Motherlode.
Buying expensive housesUse the following trick if you want your average Sim to buy a house that is above his or her means. First start a family or load one, and find an empty lot. Move the Sim on that lot. Enable the motherlode code a few times, just to the point where you can buy the expensive house. Exit the lot, but save the game. Then, evict (move out) the family. Notice that your family is displayed at the "Choose Family" window. You can now buy any house desired.
Custom PaintingTo decorate your house with custom artwork, first your sim must have a creativity level of 5 and be able to paint a still life.
Have your sim paint and a frame will appear that you can center on whatever you want to paint. If you want to paint a picture of something outside the Sims 2 game, just press C anywhere at this time. This will pause the game.
Use Alt + Tab to exit the game, then open a picture program such as Paint and open the snapshot you just took, it will usually be in the folder: C:My DocumentsEASims2StorytellingSnapshot.bmp
Then, you also have to open the picture you want to have in your game. If your picture is too large resize it so it will fit in the original snapshot from the game.
Copy your custom picture on to your snapshot from the game, then save the picture. Use Alt + Tab to get back to your game and your sim will start painting your own custom picture.
Using this trick you can put pictures of your friends or family, web pictures, or anything else in your Sims 2 game.
Listen To Mp3's On Sim RadioFirst get whatever Mp3's you want to put on the game, then open up MyDocuments/EAGames/TheSims2/Music/(whatever RadioStation you want your song on). Then, Drag your MP3 into the folder. Now, start Sims 2 then go to options menu, then music settings, then the Radio Station, then pick witch songs you want the radio to play. You can now listen to your favorite songs in your Sims game.
Use your own videos for the TVIt's possible to watch your own videos on the Sim-TV. You must put the video you want into MyDocuments/EaGames/TheSims2/Music/ (the TV sender you want). If you then turn on the TV in the game you can watch it! The video must be .avi-clips and the clips shouldn't be larger then 128x128 pixel also it shouldn't have more then 15 frames per second.
Disgusting FacesThere is a glitch in character creation mode where you can make absolutely disgusting faces. The trick is that if you go to the face designing area and you select a face part such as the eyes and max out all the sliders one way or the other, then go to a different face part and select one of the PREDESIGNED parts, and then come back to the eyes, the sliders will have reset in the middle, but the eyes will still look the same. This works for all of the face adjusting tabs. Exploiting this, you can make eyes the size of dinner plates, cheekbones 4 feet long, and a HUMUNGOUS nose, to name a few.