Hints & Tips
The Sims 3
Whether you’re just getting started with The Sims 3 or an experienced player looking for some quick tips to enhance your gameplay, we’ve got some ideas that can amp up your game. From Create a Sim to skill building to communing with ghosts, read on to see some little tips that can make a big difference.
Feeling just ducky!
At the supermarket, your Sim can buy a Ducksworth of Bathington rubber ducky. Once they return home they can place that §40 bath toy on any tub and any Sim who takes a bath benefits from the Duck Time moodlet, which gives them a +15 mood boost for four hours.
The Sims 3 Pets
So you’ve indulged your Sims with a new pet! Your Sims’ lives are sure to be richer for it. Now you’re looking to master the nuances of Create a Pet or maybe you’re searching for tips on how to teach your Sims’ dog new tricks. Read on to get some helpful tips that are tail-waggingly good.
If your Sim’s Riding skill is low, they can only walk a horse. Improve their Riding skill and they can be galloping off into the sunset in no time.
The Sims Social
Move in to the neighborhood and start playing with your real friends. The hints in this section will get you up to speed in no time on this new Facebook hit!
Make the most of your moves!
Performing skill-building activities pays more when your Sim is inspired. To reap the greatest rewards, make sure to boost all of their needs before you tackle any activities that take energy. For an easy shortcut, simply click on the icon for a need that needs a boost. Your Sim will automatically seek out a way to fulfill that need. The only exception is the Social need. Visiting and interacting with a neighbor improves that lickety-split.
The Sims 3 Supernatural
In the mysterious world of Moonlight Falls, your Sims can choose to live as witches, werewolves, vampires and fairies or choose to be an ordinary Sim living amongst these supernatural characters. However you choose, you will discover enchanting mysteries that are revealed by the light of the full moon and an all-new mystical world full of magic, mischief and mystery. From turning your rival into a toad to using the supernatural population control cheats to shape your world - you are sure to fall deeper in love with The Sims™ 3 with the addition of The Sims 3 Supernatural! This helpful Hints & Tips guide will hopefully help you to make the most of this exciting new world.
Want another way to bring back people from the dead, as a zombie? Visit the graveyard and use your level 10 spellcasting skills to bring your Sims’ loved ones back to life. This spell is mighty powerful but be forewarned, there is always a chance of this ritual backfiring and which could end with your Sim turning into a brain eating zombie.
The Sims Medieval
It’s true, life in the Middle Ages wasn’t always easy and you and your Sims might just need a few friendly tips to make the most of it. From succeeding on quests to expanding your kingdom, the hints in this section will help you make the most of your medieval adventures.
Eating a basic meal from the cauldron, oven, or spit results in the Bland Meal buff, which is a minor negative. Buy ingredients at the Village Shoppe or the town square market, or hunt for meat in the woods when making a meal. Cooking with these ingredients gives you positive buffs and, the rarer the ingredient, the higher the buff.