The Sims 4: Tips and Tricks

  • Guide to Sims' Weight Gain and Weight Loss

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    When playing Sims, you may notice over time your sim will gain or lose weight depending on what activities you have them do. Yes, your sims will gain weight it you allow them to neglect exercising and watching what they eat. After a variety of in game experiments I found out exactly what leads to…
  • How to Take Vacation Days

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    Making money is a huge part of the Sims 4 and there are a variety of ways your sim can earn money. The most common and easiest way is to get a job. When your sims starts a new job they will get vacation days and can choose to take paid time off.You can take a vacation day by using your sim's phone…
  • Ultimate Guide to Running a Retail Store

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    The Sims 4 expansion pack Sims 4 Get to Work introduced multiple new gameplay elements one of which included the ability for sims to run their own retail stores. You can sell almost anything under the sun, whether you made it or purchased it straight from the buy menu, and create a successful…
  • How Reputations Work

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    Sims 4 Get Famous allows you to experience the world of being a celebrity both the good and the bad. You can use your fame to build a Pristine reputation or earn an "Atrocious" reputation, either way you go you can unlock exclusive perks and earn new opportunities.Reputations are affected based on…
  • Get Better at Sims 4: Tips and Tricks

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    You might be wondering if you can you get better at the Sims. This is a trick question in some way because it is pretty subjective. Unlike other games that have a clear cut game play with a point system, there is not necessarily one way to measure your performance in the Sims. However, each player…
  • Power Consumption What Does It Mean

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    Sims 4 Eco Lifestyle introduced Eco Footprints into lots and neighborhoods. With the introduction of Sims 4 Eco Lifestyle came a new rating system for items your sims use in the homes each day. You now see a "Power Consumption Rating" under items that use electricity to run and a "Water Consumption…
  • Water Consumption What Does It Mean

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    Sims 4 Eco Lifestyle introduced Eco Footprints into lots and neighborhoods. With the introduction of Sims 4 Eco Lifestyle came a new rating system for items your sims use in the homes each day. You now see a "Water Consumption Rating" under items that use water and a "Power Consumption Rating"…
  • How to Make Pet Treats and When to Use Them

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    If you have Sims 4 Cats and Dogs you have the ability to open a vet clinic, grow your veterinarian skill, and create unique pet treats that effect your pets differently. There are a wide variety of pet treats for your sim's cat or dog and each one provides a different purpose.To make pet treats you…
  • How to Rotate Stairs (and more)

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    Building multistory builds requires you to place either stairs or ladders into your build. Placing stairs and moving them around can be confusing because there are multiple ways to move, rotate, and manipulate staircases. You can rotate stairs around to get them into your desired placement.To…
  • How In Game Investing Works

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    There are many ways that your sims can make additional money besides your 9 to 5 job. One of these additional opportunities include investing in the stock market to try and make a profit. Investing can help bring your sims longer lasting wealth as they continue to grow their business career.To…
  • How to Get a Tax Break on Your Bills

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    If you are looking to save money on your sims' bills you may want to consider enacting neighborhood action plans that give out tax breaks if you are in compliance. While not all neighborhood action plans result in a tax break, there are a few that can cut you a break. However, you want to be…
  • Bills and Utilities Explained

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    Through each generation of the Sims bills have always been a fun realistic aspect of the game. While in the past generations bills seemed to be arbitrary amounts that we were forced to pay. The Sims 4 has gone an extra step in making the billing system more realistic and transparent. Now there are…