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As I have no experience of any computer games I am really grateful for these contributions. I do, however, have to rely on the information received being genuine.  In view of this I must stress I cannot guarantee results.

I realise that these games are now dated and may even be obsolete but I thought the information may be useful to some and, perhaps, difficult to find so I have left it on site.

If you know any more for the games listed or know any for different games please send them to us and we will include them. Email us

A word of warning here, (sent in by and anonymous visitor) - apparently some of the sites featuring "game cheats" are thought to be harvesting the email addresses of visitors in order to promote porn sites.


I have a cheat for the new THE SIMS 2 game on the pc. this cheat also works on all the expansion packs that have come out (university and nightlife).

The cheat is for money when this is typed in you will receive $50,000!


Type in the box 'motherlode' then press enter!

You can also stop the aging from happening by getting the box up again (the white one) the type in 'aging_off' your sims will now not grow up until you cancel it (if you want to) Get the box and type in 'aging_on' your sims will now start aging.

This is one for more random clothes and heads (not the best)

When you are in the neighbourhood (before you choose a family to play with) get the white box up (shift,control+c) type in

boolprop testingcheatsenabled true

Press enter then go into create a new family

Hold down shift and press N! then carry on making your family with more options!

Thanks to Becky Barker for these.


To get through the questions at the beginning just enter your age and then hold down Alt and Z, and hey presto you are through!

Thanks to Jo from Luton for this one.


MINESWEEPER (Windows XP version)

Start minesweeper, type 'xyzzy@ then hold Shift and press enter.  If you look at the top left corner of the screen you will see a single white pixel.  If you put your mouse over a square with a mine under it and it will turn black.  If it is safe it remains white.

Thanks to Karen Nimmo for sending in this one.

Some additional Sim Cheats sent in by Jessalynn Chan

"Creativity is allowing oneself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep"

For quick money, key in "klapaucius;:" then hold enter till you get the amount of money you desire.

For moving your sims during the buy mode, just key in "move_objects on/off".

For knowing the sims' interests, key in "interest".

Age of Empires II: Age of Kings


Lumberjack = 1000 Wood
Rock on = 1000 Stone
Polo = Eliminate Shading
Furious the monkey boy = Little monkey creature that has 99 attack but low defense (armor)

Sent in by Tommy Richardosn

Also -

Hit [Enter] and type one of the following codes during gameplay:

AEGIS Immediate Building
I R WINNER Victory
MARCO Reveal Map
ROBIN HOOD 1000 Gold
WIMPYWIMPYWIMPY Destroy yourself

Actua Soccer 3

Bonus teams
At the main screen, press [Enter], type one of the following codes, then press [Enter] again to activate the corresponding team:

Top 50 Babes 1 yes please
Top 50 Babes 2 no thanks
Cyborg Rovers metal heads
Shearer XXX sexy football
Busby Babes sir matt
Leeds Stars bremners boot
Liverpool 77-98 scouse perms
Best of Spurs diamond lights
Chelsea Stars foreign legion

Championship Manager 3

For Unlimited Money use the name JIMMY RULES



Cheat mode
While playing a game, hold [Shift] and type 1234567890 to enable cheat mode. This will allow you to view enemy cities, sell their improvements, unfortify their units, rearrange their resources, and view the power chart and the replay.

Unlimited turns
Move every unit except for one. Then, save and quit the game.
Reload the game to start with your turn with all units that last moved still in position and able to move again.

Full map
While playing a game, press [Shift] + 5 + 6, then select any location on the map.


Duke Nukem 3D

DNSTUFF All Weapons, Ammo, Keys
DNWEAPONS  All Weapons and Ammo
DNITEMS All Items and Keys
DNKEYS  All Keys
DNCLIP No Clipping Toggle
DNHYPER Steroids
DNUNLOCK Opens All Doors
DNSKILL# Changes Skill to Level #
DNVIEW Chase Plane View
DNMONSTERS Monsters Will Disappear
DNCASHMAN Duke Throws Money Everytime You Press the Space Bar

Opponent's view  - Begin a modem multiplayer game and enable recording on the options screen. Then while playing a game, press K.


Quake 3: Arena

Cheats (Demo Test)
Load Q3DemoTest, press ~ to display the console, then type "/spdevmap [map name]". Use one of the following values for [map name]:


The game will load in single player mode with the current settings of both variables, and cheat mode enabled. Then, enter one of the following codes to activate the corresponding cheat:

Toggle God mode /god
Toggles no clipping mode /noclip
All weapons and ammo /give all
All levels unlocked at skill 1 /iamacheater
All levels unlocked at skill 100 /iamamonkey
Hidden Sarge skin /model sarge/krusade

Item names
Use one of the following values with the "/give [item name]" code:

battle suit
grappling hook
grenade launcher
lightning gun
personal teleporter
plasma gun
quad damage
rocket launcher

The Sims

This first cheat is for version 1.1

Hit CTRL + Shift + C

Type Rosebud; ;

Press the enter key and hold it down until you get the desired amount.

Thanks to Artemis LittleMoon for this one.

Magic garbage bag
The following trick will save the time needed to take the garbage to the street. Buy the 30 simolian trash can. Order your Sim to empty it, then cancel the order just as they remove the bag from the trashcan. Then, order them to pick up the mess that they just created. Your Sim will return the full bag to an empty can. Repeat this each time it fills and trash will never have to be brought outside again.

2:  Whenever your garbage can is full, go to the buy mode and sell it!  Since it only takes a few days to get full, you will get the full amount back.   Then just buy a new one.

Thanks to Amanda for this one.

Less bills
Keep an unpaid bill until the mailman delivers the next set of bills. Pay the original bill when your mailbox is filled with the next set of bills. This should cause the bills inside the mailbox to disappear.

Quick money
While playing a game, press [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Alt] + C and enter the "klapaucius" code. Then, display the cheat prompt again and type "!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!;!:!;!" (up to sixty total commands may be entered).

I have just been informed by a visitor that you can also type in !;9 and then keep clicking "Enter".

Free Cell
To keep losses to a minimum on your statistics, when you see you are on your last possible move before losing the game you are playing, minimise that game to the bottom of the screen and play another if you want to.  You can keep doing this when you know you are about to lose the game.  When you finish, shut down the computer.  When restarting these almost lost games will not be counted as losses.

Contributed by an anonymous visitor.

Time of day

I have been informed that if you want to set a different time of day type in set_hour then type in a number from 1-24.


Apparently if you want your baby to sleep all day do feed, play, sing, feed, sing.





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