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Sims 4 guide with everything you need to build the best world

The Sims 4 guide
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Our Sims 4 guide will lead you to advice on all aspects of the game, whether you're looking to make more money, modify your experience in new and fun ways, or simply want to cheat your way to success. We've got everything covered here, from how to create and maintain perfect relationships, to embarking on long and successful careers or helping your virtual family to grow and prosper together. Basically, if you can think of doing something important with your Sims, you'll likely find advice here for the best way to achieve it.

The main thing is that this Sims 4 guide is packed with cheats, mods, plus a range of useful tips and pointers for basics like moving furniture, aging up toddlers, and more. Whatever you're doing or trying to achieve there are many different systems to get to grips with and having some Sims 4 guides will just cut through the trial by error attempts it can take to work it all out. If you want to modify your game, earn lots of cash, or cheat your way to victory, we've got all the information you need in our suite of guides for The Sims 4.

Cheats

The Sims 4 cheats

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The Sims 4 cheats have always been part and parcel of playing the game, giving you access to unlimited funds, all the building items, and much more without having to put in many hours of work to get them. We've got all the best codes and commands, plus details of how to use them. If you're looking for specifics, we also have individual guides for using Sims 4 skill cheats, Sims 4 relationship cheats, Sims 4 career cheats, Sims 4 debug cheat, and Sims 4 free build cheat.

Best mods

Best The Sims 4 mods

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Sometimes you want to customise your game beyond the options available within the Gallery, and if that's your aim then help is at hand. We've picked out the best Sims 4 mods to let you add new traits, make your Sims immortal, and many other options.

How to get more money

How to get more money in The Sims 4

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If you don't want to cheat your way to a bigger bank balance, then there are other methods for how to get more money in The Sims 4. We've got details on which careers are the most lucrative in terms of simoleons per hour, plus tips on how to become a creative genius and sell your artwork for big money.

How to get started

How to get started in The Sims 4

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With so many option presented to you when you begin the game, it can be hard to know how to get started in The Sims 4. We've got tips on creating your Sim's appearance and personality, choosing where to live, and some extra secrets.

How to fill out reports

How to fill out reports in The Sims 4

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If you're following the Business career path with your Sim, you may be wondering how to fill out reports in The Sims 4. We've got all the information on how to clear that Daily Task, so you can improve your performance and maybe earn that big promotion.

How to turn furniture

How to turn furniture in The Sims 4

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If you're placing the contents of your dream home but don't like the default direction of any items, then knowing how to turn furniture in The Sims 4 will let you lay out the interiors to your exact specifications, as well as ensuring your Sims can still navigate their way through smaller spaces.

How to build a pond

How to build a pond in The Sims 4

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You no longer need to bodge together various elements to make a water feature, if you know how to build a pond in The Sims 4. Thanks to a free update, you can now make your own pond then populate it with fish.

How to age up a toddler

How to age up a toddler in The Sims 4

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Between being a baby and a child, your smol Sim is at the toddler stage. If you want them to grow up then there's some specific actions you need to take, so we'll show you how to age up a toddler in The Sims 4 as well as earning some toddler reward traits.

Cottage Living

The Sims 4 Cottage Living

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If you've taken on this expansion to make some new animal friends and live off the land, then we've got some Sims 4 Cottage Living tips to help you become self-sufficient, along with Sims 4 Cottage Living cheats to boost your rural skills and an explanation of how to buy animal clothes in Sims 4 Cottage Living.

Vampires

Sims 4 Vampires

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If you've decided to become a creature of the night with this expansion, then our Sims 4 Vampires guide has all of your bloodsucking needs from tips to cheats and more covered.

Star Wars Journey to Batuu

The Sims 4 Star Wars Journey to Batuu

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If you want to use this expansion to travel to the edge of the galaxy, then we've got details on how to get to Batuu in The Sims 4 Star Wars, along with a rundown of the Sims 4 Star Wars cheats that will let you have babies with Rey or Kylo Ren.

Multiplayer

Sims 4 multiplayer

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The Sims 4 multiplayer is a feature at the top of many players' wish lists, but for now at least it hasn't become a reality. We take a look at what EA have said about multiplayer in The Sims 4, and what potential modding options are available to add this feature to your game.

Iain Wilson
Iain Wilson

Iain originally joined Future in 2012 to write guides for CVG, PSM3, and Xbox World, before moving on to join GamesRadar in 2013 as Guides Editor. His words have also appeared in OPM, OXM, PC Gamer, GamesMaster, and SFX. He is better known to many as ‘Mr Trophy’, due to his slightly unhealthy obsession with amassing intangible PlayStation silverware, and he now has over 400 Platinum pots weighing down the shelves of his virtual award cabinet. He does not care for Xbox Achievements.