The Sims 2 PC Cheats Codes

Delete objects, create more money, and more

The Sims 2 living room scene with characters dancing, reading, and playing in it

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The Sims 2 is a strategic life simulation game from publisher Electronic Arts that released in 2004 for Windows PC. It was later ported to various other platforms, including Mac OS X, PlayStation 2, and Xbox. Like other entries in the long-running series, it asks you to manage the daily lives and relationships of characters in a digital neighborhood. If you're looking for some help, we have a list of handy cheat codes that can give you more cash, move objects, and more.

This guide is specifically for the PC version of The Sims 2. Guides for the PlayStation 2, PSP, and Xbox versions are also available.

The Sims 2 PC Cheat Codes

You can use the below codes by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+C to activate the game's console and typing them at the prompt.

The Sims 2 PC cheats listed here are case sensitive.

Cheat Code Effect
Motherlode Gives 50,000 simoleons.
help Lists all cheats in the game.
help [cheat name] Displays specific info about the specified cheat.
exit Closes the cheat window.
expand Expands or contracts the cheat window.
moveObjects on Allows you to move objects that are normally immovable.
moveObjects off Turns object movement off.
aging -on Turns sims aging on.
aging -off Turns sims aging off.
autoPatch -on Enables auto updating.
autoPatch -off Disables auto updating.
slowMotion # Sets the game's speed between 0-8. (0 is the default)
boolProp enablePostProcessing true Turns post-processing on.
boolProp enablePostProcessing false Turns post-processing off.
bloom rgb # Enables a sitcom flashback blur effect during movies.
vignette # # # Blurs the edges of the screen during movies.
filmGrain # Applies a film grain effect to movies (# = 0.0 to 1.0).
letterBox # Adds a letterbox effect to movies (# = 0.0 to 0.4).
deleteAllCharacters Removes every sim from the neighborhood.
TerrainType desert/temperate Toggles between the two terrain types.
StretchSkeleton Makes your sims larger or smaller.
unlockcareerrewards Unlocks all career rewards.