Controls: Live Mode

  • Sim/Household Controls
    • Switch to next Sim in Household: (Space or N)
    • Switch to Specific Sim: (Click Sim portrait)
    • Lock Camera to Sim: (Right-Click Sim portrait)
    • Center Camera on active Sim: (Enter)
  • Time Controls
    • Pause Game: (P or 0 or ‘)
    • Regular/Fast/Ultra Speed: (1/2/3)
  • Camera Movement
    • Move left/right: (Arrow Left/Right or A/D)
    • Move forward/back: (Arrow UP/Down or W/S)
    • Move Faster: (Hold Shift + Camera Mov’t)
    • Zoom in/out: (Z/X or +/-)
    • Toggle Map Mode:
  • General Controls
    • Undo/Redo: (Ctrl+Z / Ctrl+V)
    • Cancel: (Esc)
    • Toggle Cheat Window: (Ctrl + Shift + C)

Controls: Build/Buy Mode

  • Object Placement Tools
    • Rotate Object: (,/. – one object select)
    • Delete Object: (Del or Backspace)
    • Off Grid Placement: (Alt – while holding object)
    • Off Angle Placement: (Alt – while rotating object)
    • Move to Slot: (M)

 

Game Cheats

The Cheat Console can be brought up by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+C. Input the following text into the text input field that appears at the top of the screen.

  • testingcheats {true/false} – Enables use of further cheats
    • Entering “testingcheats true”, then entering “cas.fulleditmode” allows all CAS abilities.
    • Interaction Cheats are available by Shift + Clicking on objects and Sims once the player types in “testingcheats true” in the command console.
    • Shift Clicking on Sims
      • Reset Object – Resets Sim
      • Add to Family – Add the Sim to the current family
      • Cheat Motive > Make Happy – Sets all motives to full and sets Mood to Happy
      • Cheat Motive > Enable Motive Decay – Allows motives to change dynamically
      • Cheat Motive > Disable Motive Decay – Allows motives to remain static
    • Shift Clicking on Objects
      • Reset Object – Rests Object
    • Shift Clicking Dirty-able Objects
      • Make Dirty – Makes object dirty
    • Shift Clicking on Dirty Objects
      • Make Clean – makes object clean
    • Shift Clicking Mailbox
      • Reset Object – resets Mailbox
    • Shift Clicking the Ground
      • Teleport Me Here – Teleports selected Sim as close to the clicked spot as possible
    • Shift Clicking Sims
      • Modify in CAS – Allows editing of everything but name change and inherited traits

 

Build Mode Hotkeys

  • Camera
    • Toggle Top Down View: T
    • Go to Next Floor Up: Page Up
    • Go to Next Floor Down: Page Down
    • Walls Up: Home
    • Walls Down: End