Cheats, Codes, and Secrets
The following cheats, codes, and secrets are available for Sims on the Nintendo Gamecube video game console.
Press L + R at the main menu to unlock the cheat menu. the following codes can now be entered at the cheat menu.
Enter MIDAS at the cheat menu. Start the game in Get A Life mode, get into the hot tub with the girln press Start to pause game play. Select "Quit", followed by "Just Quit". This mode unlock all two-player games, all locked objects, and all locked skins.
Enter FREEALL at the cheat menu. All objects will now cost 0 Simoleans. Note: You will not be able to sell any items for money. This has no effect on the cost of paying for bills and other services. Also, this may cause some problems with saved games.
Party Motel mode
Enter PARTY M at the cheat menu. the Party Motel two-player game will now be unlocked under the bonus section in Get A Life mode.
Play the Sims mode
Enter SIMS at the cheat menu. Play the Sims mode will now be unlocked, without going through the Get A Life dream house. This is useful for players without memory cards, who would otherwise need to play through the Dream House each time.
First person view
Enter FISH EYE at the cheat menu. Press X to toggle between normal and first person view.
Hold R and time will pass faster.
Hint: Get A Life Chapter 1: Borrow $800 from Mom
Go to buy mode and sell anything that is not a necessity until you have over $800.
Hint: Get A Life Chapter 1: Easy money:
If your house is completely clean when you finish, Mom will give you about 50,000 Simoleans.
Hint: Get A Life Chapter 1: Easy completion:
Enable the "Free mode" code. Place the stove in a room without walls. Then, buy a microwave and make him or her cook dinner, lunch, or breakfast.
Hint: Get A Life Chapter 2: Cleaning house:
A quick way to get the house cleaned and the computer, television and espresso machine repaired is to enable the "Free mode" and "Midas mode" codes. Then, use the monkey butler. This will not disrupt your room bar.
Hint: Get A Life Chapter 2: Upgrade house value
Enable the "Midas mode" and "Free mode" codes. Once everything is done in Chapter 1 and you get a new house, fix all of the items first. Get rid of all of the garbage then press Start. Go to build mode and destroy everything in the house (including all of your property.). Make your house the size you want. Make the room, bathroom, living room, and kitchen as desired. Then, put in all the items.
Hint: Get A Life Chapter 2: Sell warning:
In this chapter you will temporarily live in Dudley's or Mimi's home. Before you move out, do not sell anything in the house because you will just have to buy it back.
Hint: Get A Life Chapter 2: Easy money:
Sell all the items in the house, destroy the house, upgrade the furniture and rooms, and complete all goals. in the end when you move out with Dudley, you will get a quick phone call from Malcolm. He will give you 77,000 Simoleons.
Hint: Get A Life Chapter 3: Get promoted:
Enter build mode and put in either the "Mini Pool" or the "Wet Tangle". Then have Dudley or Mimi (depending on the sex of your character) swim in the pool. Eventually they will get the two body points that are required for them to get promoted to the next job level.
Hint: Get A Life Chapter 3: Throw a raging party
Turn on the Stereo. Then, turn on the Bug Zapper. . Set the Aromaster Whifferpuff Gold to any smell. Next, order pizza or cook some hamburgers and invite the party members. When they arrive, start eating. After they are done eating, go in the hot tub or watch television. Make sure you have the best television, or the hot tub that seats four people. After a while a screen appear that reads "This party rocks!". You can now get a roommate.
Hint: Get A Life Chapter 3: Gay Dudley:
In Chapter 3 where you have to live with Dudley, you can make him and your character very close by filling up the relationship meter. After doing this they will kiss and feel comfortable around each other.
Hint: Get A Life mode: Job promotions:
When you are living with your mom, build up your stats until they are full. to do this, enable the "Free mode" code and buy everything for studying Cooking, Mechanical, Body, Logic, Creativity, and Charisma. After your stats are full, make about eight family friends. An easy way to do this is to get your friendship level with someone to about 75, until you can hug them. Continue to hug them until the rating is 100. After you have full stats and eight friends, move out and you will not have to worry about job promotions, and should get through levels quickly. Note: the higher your friendship rating is with someone longer you can go without calling them. You must have family friends to get promoted.
Hint: Get A Life mode: Job demotions
To get a demotion, your Sim must have at least two red bars and not have the correct number of friends.
Hint: Get A Life mode: Easy level passes:
When you start the first real level, sell all your mom's belongings. Buy everything that is the most expensive (Meet Marco, Sani-Queen Bathtub, etc.). Before you move out (and before you get a job), sell everything including the walls and windows. Repeat the process on each subsequent level.
Hint: Get A Life mode: Bonuses:
You can unlock objects by doing the following things:
Hint: Aromaster Whifferpuff Gold
The Aromaster Whifferpuff Gold costs 2,500 Simoleons and is a good item to get your Sim's moods up quickly. Even though it might break a few times, it is one of the top items that a thief will go for. It has four settings:
Hint: KraftKing Wood Working Table
You can put Mom to work building Gnomes with the KraftKing woodworking table. Any money you make from this home crafts project can be pocketed when you leave.
Hint: Making the Teppan Teki cooking table work
Put chairs around where you want the food to be served. When a Sim goes to cook at the table, he or she will toss a plate to wherever a chair is at the table. Also when that Sim cooks, other Sims will sit at the table, watch the food get cooked, and talk to one another.
Hint: Easy money
Enable the "Free mode" coden go to your house and buy a lot of expensive items. After that, save then restart your system. Do not enter the code againn sell your items back for more money. the best item to do this with is the Monkey Butler Tree, which is worth 15,000 Simoleans.
Hint: Stat management
The best stats to use are maximum Active for studying and no outgoing, so your Social bar stays up longer. Put the rest on "Nice", for friends. If there is anything left over, put them on Playful. It is easier to get your Fun level up by playing pinball than to read a book for five hours.
Hint: X-Treme Carrier Completion
Hint: Life of Crime career path
Prevent a thief from escaping in Get A Life mode to unlock the Life of Crime career path in all modes.
Hint: Military career path:
Use the following routine when following the Military career path in Play the Sims mode. Go to sleep at 7:00 p.m. Wake up at 2:00 a.m. Take a shower. Use the toilet. Have a quick breakfast. Come homen repeat process, watch TV, play pinball, and go to sleep.
Hint: Military School
If your kids get too low with their gradesy will be sent to military school.
Hint: Easy skills
Evict a family. When this happensir moods go up immediately after you move into another house. Once you get in a house, study, work out, etc.
Hint: Easy Body meter increase
Get a weight set. Grab a cheap table and set it by the weight set. Note: Make sure your Sim can get on the weight set. When the table is in place, buy an aroma machine and place it on the table. Enter Live mode and have your Sim turn on the aroma machine to Juniper and Rosemaryn work out. You will notice your Sims energy will stay the same as he or she works on its body without getting tired.
Hint: Getting in a good mood
After you wake up in the morning, go to the bathroom. If you have to flush the toilet, do so and if you have to clean it, also do it. Then, take a shower (clean if desired). Then, have breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Watch television until Fun has increased. This should put you in a green bar mood, ready for work or study.
Hint: Easy Fun meter increase
Buy a Whifferpuff Plus and place it next to your bed. Set it to Lavender and Marjoram and your Fun meter will drastically increase as you sleep.
Hint: All Motives at maximum
Go to your neighborhood with the Sims that you want to max their motives with. Select the family and evict it. Then, move them back in.
Hint: Quicker energy
Go to build mode and select the second fireplace. Put the fireplace in your room. Next, buy the most comfortable bed (Modern Mission Bed) and put it one or two spaces in front of the fireplace, but not directly in front of it. Then, buy two square tables and put both of them on each side of the bed. Next, buy the Aromster Whifferpuff "Gold" and place them on both tables. Before going to bed, turn on the fireplace, and set both Aromsters to Juniper and Rosemary. You can be fully rested after about four hours and be ready for work.
Hint: Work out and not lose energy
Buy a Wifferpuff and table. Put both directly next to a work out machine, treadmill, or weights. Set the Wifferpuff to Juniper and Rosemary. Start working out and you will not lose energy.
Hint: Quick wake up
When you have full energy and you want your person to wake up, you just tell them something to do. They will get up and do whatever you wanted them to.
Hint: Keep Aroma Machine from breaking:
If you are having trouble with your Aroma Machine. put it on the Kinderstuff Night Stand.
Hint: Get A Life mode: Easy Body Point:
Start Get A Life mode, and your character dreams. After his or her kiss with the other Sim, quickly swim in the swimming pool and ignore your mate. Keep swimming until you receive one Body Point. Note: Do this quickly, before your mate angry and the game ends. Note: You can only receive one Body Point.
Hint: Easy Get A Life mode
Enable the "Free mode" code. Buy an exercise machine, mirror, chess table and chairs, and paint board. While in your Mom's house, fill up all your stats.
Hint: Unlock everything in build and buy mode
Get to chapter 2 in get a life mode. Complete all things except for getting promoted to career level 2 and move out of the house. When you have done that, save the game and return to the main menu. Enable the "Free mode", "Midas mode", and "Party Motel mode" codes. When you enter the Sims mode, all of the things are now unlocked in build and buy mode.
Hint: Cheaper houses
Enable the "Free mode" or "Midas mode" code. Go to Play the Sims mode. If a character does not have enough money to buy a house, bulldoze a worthless house and move that family in the field; or if there is a place with no house, move the family into that area. Pause game play and start building your house however desired.
Hint: Do not lose things when purchasing a house
Enable the "Free mode" coden choose a blank address (a place with no houses). Then, enter family and build your house.
Hint: Getting married
To get married easily, invite a Sim of the opposite sex. But first, always throw a party and pick the Sim you want to marry. "Greet" them, "Talk" to themn when they want to leave you will know their phone number. After dark, call that person. "Invite" them over. If they say "Sure", wait for them. Get to know them more. When you get the chance to "Flirt" with them, do so. Sooner or later she or he will fall in love with you. the next day (or perhaps on same day), get your Sim in a good mood (three green bars or more). Then, "Serve Dinner (Lunch, etc.)". When they are done eating as much as they desire, watch television. While they are watching television, highlight your "Guest" and give them the command to "Watch TV". They will "Watch TV" with you, talk to you, and their comfort will rise. Next ,"Talk" with them, "Tell Jokes", "Hug", "Dance", etc. If your Sim is still in a good mood (three green bars or more), you will have the option to "Propose" to the Sim you want to marry, Sometimes they will not accept (you will hear warning sirens) and they will state a reason. Do whatever they wanted you to do. When you fulfill their requests, "Propose" again. If you are luckyy will accept. Note: You can only do this in Play the Sims mode.
Hint: Having a baby
Create a family in Play the Sims mode. Get your Sim married. Then, evict your family and them back. Take the married couple to the bathroom and kiss. It may require four or five kisses for it to work. A little box will appear and ask if you want a baby.
Hint: Quiet baby
When the baby is crying only things that you have to do to make it fall back to sleep is "Feed" and "Sing", in that order.
Hint: Raising a baby
When you and your partner have a baby, stay off work until the baby is a child. Do not pick up the phone or you will be fired. Then, put in a toilet, fridge and PC in your room so that you never have to leave it. Next, when the baby starts crying, make sure you are immediately there, and feed then sing (in that order). When it is asleep, also go to sleep. in a few days you should have a child.
Hint: Losing baby to Social Services
If you have a baby, you will notice that it cries frequently. When you click on it, "Play", "Feed", and "Sing" will appear. If you just sing to it, it will go to sleep. If you do not sing, play, and feed it every time it cries, a message will appear about a day later that states "You are neglecting your baby. If you do not pay attention to it soon, it'll be taken away from you." If you continue to neglect it, a day or so later, a woman from SimCity Social Services will appear and take your baby away. There is nothing you can do to stop this once she has entered your house.
Hint: Avoid losing baby and job
Have one Sim skip work to care for the baby. the next day, have a different Sim skip work to care for your baby. Repeat this until you raise it to a child.
Hint: Blue baby
Neglect your baby until the Social Services message appears. Continue to not feed it, and the woman will appear to take your hard-earned baby. When she enters the house, hold L to pause time. Go over to your baby carriage, zoom inn change the view so you can see where the baby's head should be. You will see a blue pillow and a little blue baby head.
Hint: Disappearing baby
If you moved out of a house and into a new one while your baby is still in a carriage, it will disappear. Because you can pick it up and move it around in Buy Mode, it is considered a piece of furniture. When you normally move, your furniture does not go with you.
Hint: Kidnapped baby
When a thief comes to your house, he or she will steal the most expensive or closest thing in the house. If your bedroom is first room in your house, and your baby is next to the bed, a thief can enter and steal your baby.
Hint: Baby to child
After about five or six days, a baby will evolve into a child. the stats and appearance of the child are absolutely random.
Hint: Keep child home from school
If you do not want your child to go to school and do not want to keep hearing the bus honk every few seconds, just let your child stand in the middle of the road where the bus waits everyday. Then the bus will not appear, and your child will not go to school.
Hint: Getting money after missing work:
If you miss work one day, do not answer the phone. Instead, wait until the next caller, who should call in later. They will give you some money.
Hint: Paying maid, gardener, or repairman without money
If you do not have enough money to pay the maid, gardener, or repairmany will take one of your household items (usually a lamp). Also, you may not hire them back.
Hint: False alarm charge
If you call the fire department when there is no firey will charge you 200 Simoleons. to avoid this fine, do not call them if you know the fire is weak. If it burns out, even if you call while it is still burningy will charge you. Note: This happen with the police.
Hint: Cancel newspapers
Let your newspapers pile up for five days until you have five of them on your yard. On the sixth day, do not collect any and you will get a message stating that you will not receive any more papers because you have too many. Note: If you hire a maid, she will pick up the papers and you will continue to receive them.
Hint: Bills on the ground
Sell all your tables and countersn put plants on top of your dish washer, trash compactor, etc. Your Sim will then put all the bills that are received on the ground. This looks very funny if you throw a party while the bills are on the ground.
Hint: Never pay bills
This trick only works in Play the Sims mode. If you do not want to pay your bills, evict your family from the house every two days then move them back in.
Hint: Easy garbage removal
When you are emptying the automatic trash compactor you do not have to go all the way outside... to save time, pull it out of the compactor then just cancel the throwing away (B). Then, just pick it up and put it back in.
Hint: Keep Major Dormo longer
Call Major Dormon put a fence around his tree house after he leaves it. He will remain with you much longer, but will still eventually disappear.
Hint: Attack a Sim
Insult a neighbor or your roommate until their name is down to -100. Then, go outside and display the action options (where you can choose to kiss, hug, insult, slap). You should now be able to attack the person. Do this about three times. Your roommate will have had enough and pack up and leave for good.
Hint: Killing Sims
If you want to see the Grim Reaper and put a lot of tombstones in your backyard, enter build mode and add a fireplace. Fix up the house somewhat. When prompted to move in a family, create one and make several Sims. Have all of your Sims enter the room with the fireplace and have one of them light it and stand very close. the fire should catch them all if they were close enough. the Grim Reaper should show up to claim the family. Once he does, if there is one Sim remaining have them call the fire department. the Fire should go out and there should be several little tombstones sticking up out of the ash. Enter build mode, grab all of them, and place them in the backyard. If desired, you can add some flowers and other objects. They will become a grave. to get rid of the last Sim, lock them in a room with no windows or doors. They should die in three and a half days. Repeat the grave steps when the Grim Reaper reappears. if you want a very large graveyard, repeat all the steps. Note: This will not be a good home for families, as they will be mourning all the time.
Hint: Ghost Sim
Use the following trick to turn your home into a haunted house. Kill one or more of your Sims. the best way to do this is to place them in a side roomn remove the doors so they have no place to go. Then, let them die of starvation. the Grim Reaper will appear and they will turn into an ash urn. Keep the urn around and eventually when nightfall arrives ghost of the dead Sims(s) will randomly wander around the house, through the walls, and back to its container. If a living Sim comes across the ghosty will become frightened.
Hint: Keep Sims from talking to each other:
Have your Sims eat different meals (have them both fix their own meals).
Hint: Alien abduction
Buy the telescope and use it for too long. Your Sim will be abducted and disappear. It will reappear some hours later, with different stats.
Hint: Nude Sim
Note: This is easiest to do in Play the Sims mode. Get a fire placen buy a rug and place it under the fireplace. Guy the heart shaped spa. Light the fireplace, get in the spa, and wait until there is a fire. Before your Sim gets out and starts jumping around because of the fire, cancel everything but the spa. Wait until the spa burns up. If done correctly, your Sim will appear in another part of room close to the wall, and will not have their clothes on. Note: the censor will still appear.
Hint: Topless female Sim
This trick requires two Sims and the Heart Shaped Bed. Enable the "Third person view" coden make the two Sims play in the bed. Make sure the Sim you are not controlling is a female. Press X to look through the Sim's eyes. As you are getting into bed, use the C-stick to make your Sim look down at the female's Sim's chest. Note: You will notice that she has no breasts. Note: This may take a require a few attempts.
Hint: Snoring Sim
Enable the "Free mode" "Midas mode" codes. Get rid of all the smoke detectors. Buy rugs until the room is full of them. Place two fireplaces surrounding the bed. Light the fires and get into the bed quickly. the bed will catch on fire. When the fire start spreading, press B rapidly to remove the fire icons. the bed and your Sim will disappear. He or she will appear somewhere in the house, and be snoring while awake. Note: Do not call or talk to anyone or it will stop. the Sim can do anything else while snoring.
Hint: Zombie Sim
Kill a Sim and wait for the Grim Reaper to appear. Plead for his or her life. the Grim Reaper will either ignore your plea, turn your Sim into a Zombie, or revive your Sim. If your Sim was revived, kill him or her againn try again. the outcome is random. Note: Do not save the game if the Grim Reaper kills your Sim. Reload the game and try again. Zombie Sims do not have any features different from normal Sims other than a green color.
Hint: Regain needs
Skip work every other day, to the point where they call you but you will not get fired to regain your fun and social levels. While you are home, call over some friend(s) and play pool or a cooperative game.
Hint: Broken items
This trick can be one in Get A Life and Play the Sims modes. If something breaks down and your Sim is too depressed to study Mechanics, simply sell it and buy a new one. Note: If fixing the object is one of your goals, this will not work.
Hint: Keep items when bulldozing a house:
Note: Do not select "Bulldoze Lot" from the menu. Buy the house. If you want to save items that must hang on a wall, save part of the dry wall until you have your new house built. Otherwise, sell all windows, doors, floors, and dry wall. Sell any items that you do not want an save the ones that you want. Then, build your house. Note: This does not work if you cannot afford the house.
Hint: Quitting a job
There are two ways to quit a job. the first is to keep skipping work until they fire you. the other is to first get a jobn look for another one. Instead of taking one, select "Stop Searching".
Hint: Take house over from Mom
Enable the "Free mode" coden trap Mom in a small room. Give her regular appliances like a small bed, refrigerator, toilet, and stove. Then, make walls surrounding the yards. Her house is now yours.
Hint: Never leaving handyman
Buy a group of lights and wait for about three of them to burn out. Build a room with no access to it. Call the handyman. He will arrive and fix the other lights. Turn on your television and sit on your couch. the handyman will fix all but the one lightn he will sit on the couch and watch television for about a week until you remove the walls to the light.
Hint: Become an insomniac
To cut the energy recovery time by over half, you will need a Bug Zapper, Espresso Machine, something to put it on, and a Sonic Shower. When you are close to running out of energy, drink espressos until your Sim wets himself or herself. Then, go to the Bug Zapper and select "Touch". Touch the zapper until your energy meter is full. Your hygiene and comfort should now be at zero. Go to the Sonic Shower and take a shower. That will max out your Hygiene bar and about two-thirds of your Comfort bar. You can now be an insomniac and never sleep.
reference:Order a pizza. When the pizza delivery boy arrives, he should say "I made it here from SimCity in 20 minutes!"
on computer:Enable the "First person view" code and buy a Meet Marco Computer. Have your Sim play the computer. Switch to first person view and you will notice that he or she is playing the Sims computer game.
Glitch: Headless Sim
Enable the "First person view" code. Click on the vanity table and change their appearance. Before they sit down, change the screen to first person view. the Sim will have no head. When you leave it will return.
Glitch: Mom gets shocked
Play the Money From Mom level in Get A Life mode. Do not fix the television. Press Z to go to the momn have her fix the television. Quickly press Up and you will see her comfort level rise.
Glitch: Invisible head
Enable the "First person view" code. Hold Up, Down, Left, or Right while in first person view and you will see your Sim with no head. If your Sim wears glasses, you will see them floating.
Glitch: Go through ground
Enable the "First person view" code. Buy a bathtub if you do not already have one. Before you get in it, enter first person mode. When your Sim is looking down, press Y. You should be able to go through the ground. You can also go past the censor and see your Sim nude.
Glitch: Still studying on the computer:
Enable the "Midas mode" code. Start Play the Sims" mode and go to a house with a child. Make the child study on the bookshelf. As soon as the child is at "A+", go to the computer, click on it, and "Study" will appear under "Play". Note: This will not work on the bookshelf because you cannot study any more from the bookshelf after you get the "A+". It will also not work if you study from the computer to get to "A+" (starting with "B" or any grade below "A+") then going to study from the bookshelf.
Glitch: Old floor
If you have a room with windows and you want to change the carpet/tiling hold the button that shows what the entire room would look like with a floor piece. Hold that button and change the view so you can look through the window. You will see the old floor through the window, and your new one through where the wall would be. Note: You must have the walls off.
Glitch: Backwards cooking by toaster oven:
Buy a toaster oven and put it on the counter with the door facing the wall. Have your Sim have or serve (can be quick version) breakfast, lunch, or dinner. They will put the food in through the back and the door will open on the front.
Glitch: Vanishing Mimi
Note: This trick will only work if you have moved in with Mimi. Fence Mimi out of your house by putting a large iron fence around her house. Let her into your house by "calling" to her from the center of your house. Note: Delete the fence around doors. Make sure she goes directly to you. Also, make sure she is not using anything in your household. Cage her in another iron fence in her house. After a few moments check on her. She will no longer be a member of your household as she has vanished. If not, try this method again. If she in no longer in her "cage" then Mimi has vanished. If she is still there, invite a lot of your friends over for a house party, and enjoy Mimi being humiliated. When she has vanished, delete fence area in your house.
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