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This is a list of miscellaneous cheats that do not fit into any of the other categories.

The Sims 2[]

  • help
lists all the cheats in the game.
  • help [cheatname]
displays specific information about the cheat.
  • exit
closes the cheat window. Pressing the Esc button has the same effect.
  • expand
expands or contracts the cheat window. Pressing the `/~ button has the same effect.
  • autoPatch -on/off
This cheat lets you re-enable notifications when there is a game update available for The Sims 2. Just turn Autopatch on and go to the Custom Content Browser (the little snowflake button on the UCP in the neighborhood). If there's an update available you'll be asked whether you want to download it.

The Sims 2: Nightlife[]

  • setLotLightingFile [filename]
Allows the player to create a new lighting file with specific lot lighting values. Used to make special light settings per lot.

The Sims 2: Seasons[]

  • bugJarTimeDecay [on|off]
Should you catch any fireflies in a jar, enabling this cheat will make them live forever! (makes for alluring lighting!)

The Sims 3[]

  • help
Lists all available commands at the moment
  • help [cheatname]
Displays specific information about the cheat
  • enableLlamas on/off
Turns on/off the Llamas: The pop-up messages that appear in the top right corner.
  • jokePlease
Gives a random joke
  • fullscreen on/off
Toggles between full-screen and windowed mode
  • fps on/off
Toggles framerate indicator in top right corner of screen