"The Sims 2" Strategy, Tips, and Hints
"The Sims 2" is a complex game, with many details that will take hours of gameplay to uncover. To help you master the basics read strategy articles and get tips on managing your Sims daily lives.
Share and read tips on choosing Sims 2 career tracks and which are your favorite career track reward objects.
The day Sims become teenagers is the day their aspiration is chosen. Aspirations dictate their wants and fears. Put a little thought into which aspiration you pick. Players without "The Sims 2 Nightlife (comes with an object to change aspiration) or "The Sims 2 University" (can change in 3rd year of school) are stuck with the aspiration for the rest of the Sims' life.
Santa will come to The Sims 2 for Christmas by just adding a few items to the game. Santa Clause will leave a present.
Twins are possible in The Sims 2. Twins are rare, but possible.
The directories you need to save to keep your neighborhoods, downloads, and families when you reinstall, install a new expansion pack, or want to move your game files in The Sims 2.
Sims can either have their own babies or adopt a child in The Sims 2. Through adoption Sims adopt a baby, toddler, or child.
Find how to have a baby in The Sims 2, and what you can except from the three days the woman is pregnant.
How to play The Sims 2 and expansion packs in a window instead of full screen.
Cheats for money, turning aging off, moving objects, and more for "The Sims 2."
How to enter cheat mode, along with a list of cheats you never know when you'll need.
How to use SimPe to edit the characteristics (school, career, skills, relationships, etc.) of a Sim from "The Sims 2."
A guide to the career tracks in The Sims 2. Required skills and friends are given for the career tracks.
You can use your own mp3's in "The Sims 2" for the radio stations, buy mode, and build mode.
Sims in The Sims 2 earn rewards as they progress through the career tracks. The career reward objects make learning skills easier.
Job chance cards add an element of luck in a Sim's career in The Sims 2.
Sims have to buy groceries to keep their fridges from becoming empty in The Sims 2.
Sims in the The Sims 2 can call their friends to keep in touch. With three way calling, now two Sims in the household can catch up with a friend at the same time.
With a no-cd patch for The Sims 2 you don't have to keep the disk in the drive.
Sharing houses in "The Sims 2" is much easier than before. You can package the homes right within the game.
Use "SimCity 4" to make your own neighborhoods for your sims to live in for "The Sims 2."