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The Sims 2: Open for Business Cheats


Cheat Codes

Press [Ctrl] + [Shift] + C during game play to display the console window. Enter one of the following codes to activate the corresponding cheat function. Some codes may be case-sensitive.
help - List most cheat codes
help <cheat command> - Display information about indicated cheat
exit - Close console window
expand - Expand or contract console window
Kaching - 1,000 more Simoleons
motherlode - 50,000 more Simoleons
twinzr2cute or twinsr2cute - Have twins when baby is born
deleteAllCharacters - Remove all Sims; use in neighborhood view
TerrainType <desert or temperate> - Toggle terrain types; use in neighborhood view
moveObjects <on or off> - Objects can be placed anywhere in buy and build modes; hand tool can move any object
StretchSkeleton <number> - Make Sims larger or smaller; 1.0 is normal
faceBlendLimits <on or off> - Turn off facial DNA blending in Create a Sim
aging <on or off> - Prevent Sims from aging
autoPatch <on or off> - Toggle automatic game updates
slowMotion <0-8> - Slow motion; 0 is normal, 8 is slowest
intprop censorgridsize 0 - No censor; set to 8 to return to normal
Vsync <on or off> - Increase game performance with some graphics glitches
intProp maxNumOfVisitingSims <number> - Use in neighborhood screen to invite more guests with a party
boolProp snapObjectsToGrid <true or false> - Set to false to place objects out of grid
boolProp enablePostProcessing <true or false> - Enable postprocessing cheats (video card must support pixel shaders)
boolprop displayNeighborhoodProps <true or false> - Set to false to remove props like rocks and towers from neighborhood
boolprop displayNeighborhoodRoads <true or false> - Set to false to remove roads from neighborhood
boolprop displayNeighborhoodFlora <true or false> - Set to false to removes trees/plants from neighborhood
boolprop displayNeighborhoodWater <true or false> - Set to false to remove water from neighborhood
boolprop displayLotImposters <true or false> - Set to false to removes house graphics from neighborhood
boolprop displayNeighborhoodRoadsWithModel <true or false> - Set to false to remove bridges from neighborhood
boolprop lotTerrainLighting <true or false> - Set to false and lots will not light up when highlighted in neighborhood
boolprop lotWater <true or false> - Set to false to remove removes water (ponds) from lots
boolprop lotTerrainPaints <true or false> - Set to false to remove floorpainting on lot
boolprop lotTerrainCanvas <true or false> - Unknown
boolprop carsCompact <true or false> - Set to true and cars will have more detail in neighborhood
boolprop showFloorGrid <true or false> - Toggle grid in build or buy mode
boolprop lotInfoAdvancedMode <true or false> - Set to trueto show lot information
boolprop objectShadows <true or false> - Set to false to remove removes shadows on objects outside house
boolProp guob <true or false> - Set to false to remove shadows on objects inside house
boolprop renderSelectedSimLevel <true or false> - Set to true and walls will no longer cut away from selected Sim
boolProp displayPaths <true or false> - Set to true to see the path where the selected Sim walks to
boolprop displayLookAtBoxes <true or false> - Set to true and blocks appear on Sims faces and on parts where Sims look at
boolProp simShadows <true or false> - Toggle shadows for Sims
boolprop ShowLotPackageFilename <true or false> - In neighborhood, shows filename of house when lot is highlighted
boolprop locktiles <true or false> - Set to false to place floor tiles outside lot
boolprop constrainFloorElevation <true or false> - Set to false to raise and lower floor even when covered with objects
boolprop allObjectLightsOn <true or false> - Set to true to light up objects continuously instead of only when used
floatProp tvVolume <0.0-1.0> - Change television volume; default is 0.5
gameVersion - After typing expand, will you see the game version in the cheat box

"PostProcessing" Cheats
To use The Sims 2 cheats listed below you must have the "PostProcessing" cheat enabled. Please note that you must have a video card that can handle pixel shaders in order to successfully use this cheat. If your card doesn't have pixel shaders, the screen will most likely go partially dark, and will not come back until you turn off PostProcessing:
boolProp enablePostProcessing true - Turns postprocessing on
boolProp enablePostProcessing false - Turns postprocessing off
bloom [r g b #] - Sitcom flashback blur effect (# = 0.0 to 1.0)
vignette [centerX centerY #] - Adds a blur effect from the specified (# is blur amount = 0.0 to 1.0)
filmGrain [#] - Makes the screen grainy (# = 0.0 to 1.0)
letterBox [#] - Adds a letterbox effect to the view (# = 0.0 to 0.4)

Command-line Parameters
Start the game with one of the following command line parameters to activate the corresponding cheat function:
-f - Full screen
-w - Run game in the Window
-r<width>x<height> - Set screen resolution
-nosound - Disable sound





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