Video:Cheat Codes for The Sims 2with Nick Richards
Indulge your creative side with these cheats for The Sims 2 across all platforms. Watch this video from About.com to see helpful cheat codes for The Sims.See Transcript
Transcript:Cheat Codes for The Sims 2
Hi, I'm Nick and today for about.com, I'm going to teach you some cheats for The Sims 2 across all platforms.
What's The Sims 2?
The Sims 2 is a life simulation game that allows the player to create and customize homes and characters to suit their tastes. Without cheats, the game can be quite slow and a lot of hard work, but unlimited money and other perks are only a few button clicks away!
Cheat Codes for The Sims 2
The console versions of the game require a a master cheat to be entered, before the others will work. This is known as the cheat gnome and acts as a home for all your cheats. Unlock the cheat gnome by entering the following codes:
PS2: L1, R1, Up, X, R2
Xbox: L, R, Up, A, Black
Gamecube: L, R, Up, A, Z
More Cheat Codes for The Sims
The PC version of the game handles codes slightly differently. To enter a code, press control + shift + c to open the console and then enter the cheats you want. Type in 'help' for a list of useable cheat codes.
To unlock all locations in the game, enter the code:
PS2: Circle, L2, Left, Circle, Up, Circle
Xbox: B, White, Left, B, Up, B
Gamecube: X, Z, Left, X, Up, X
Other Cheat Codes for The Sims 2
To advance time by six hours, enter the code:
PS2: Circle, Square, L1, Up, Down
Xbox: B, X, L, Up, Down
Gamecube: X, B, L, Up, Down
Character Skill Attribute Cheat Codes
To improve your characters skill attributes, enter the code:
PS2: Triangle, Circle, Square, R2, Left
Xbox: Y, B, X, Black, Left
Gamecube: Y, X, B, Z, Left
Then simply select which skill you want to improve and by how much.
Unlocking Items in the Game
To unlock all items in the game, enter the code:
PS2: L2, Circle, Down, Left, Up
Xbox: White, B, Down, Left, Up
Gamecube: Z, X, Down, Left, Up
All items in the buy catalogue will now be unlocked.
Instantly gain 10,000 simoleans by entering the code:
PS2: R1, L1, R2, Right, Left
Xbox: R, L, Black, Right, Left
Gamecube: R, L, Z, Right, Left
To get 50,000 simoleans in the PC version, enter the code 'motherlode.'
Unlocking Fashion Items With a Code
Unlock all fashion items by entering the code:
PS2: Square, R2, Down, Right, Square
Xbox: X, Black, Down, Right, X
Gamecube: B, Z, Down, Right, B
Unlocking Recipes in The Sims 2
Unlock all recipes in the game by entering the code:
PS2: R2, Square, Up, Down, Right, X
Xbox: Black, X, Up, Down, Right, A
Gamecube: Z, B, Up, Down, Right, A
For more sims cheats and tips, visit Gadgets.About.com.