SimCity 3000

Strategy Guide/Walkthrough/FAQ


  • All landmark buildings

    Open the power plant window, then click on the "X" in the upper right corner of the window to close it. Open the rewards and opportunities window, then close it in the same manner. Open the garbage disposal window, then close it in the same manner. Open the landmarks window to find all buildings available.

  • Import unlimited money

    Note: SimCity 2000 is required for this trick. Create a city within SimCity 2000 using the cheats for more money in that game. After accumulating enough money, save and exit the game. Start SimCity 3000, click "Load City" and load the recently created SimCity 2000 city. You will now have the desired terrain with the money.

  • Cheat Codes

    While in the simulator, press [Ctrl] + [Alt] + [Shift] + C to display a prompt box with a flashing cursor in the top left corner of the screen. Then, type one of the following codes and press [Enter] to activate the corresponding cheat function:

    Result Cheat Code
    All extra giftspay tribute to your king
    All power plantspower to the masses
    All water plantswater in the desert
    High tech industriesnerdz rool
    Stops advicestop forcing advice
    Traffic lights reduce pollution, traffic, and increase
    land value
    traffic lights
    Recycling plant, waste to energy incinerator and normal
    garbage in, garbage out
    Construction costs set to $0i am weak
    SimCastle construction, if Vinnie's offer was declinedzyxwvu
    $100,000 donation offer from Vinniecall cousin vinnie
    Flock of birds fly over your citythe birds
    Set "Disaster" to "UFO" for unlimited UFOsufo swarm
    Change the sea to salt watersalt on
    Change the sea to fresh watersalt off
    Raises the terrain by oneterrain one up
    Lowers the terrain by oneterrain one down
    Raises the terrain by tenterrain ten up
    Lowers the terrain by tenterrain ten down
    Load grayscale picture as terrainload terrain
    "Sorry, Money Doesn't Grow On Broccoli" messagebroccoli
    "Aha! We Have A Real Pro Here! Try BROCCOLI" messageporntipsguzzardo
    "Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Da Da BAT-man!" messagebat
    "If You Build It, They Will Come" messagescurk
    "The Llama Is A Quadruped" messagellama
    "Duo Ragazzi's Easter Egg Palace: Old World Charm In A Post
    Modern Setting" message
    easter egg
    "If You Lived Here, You'd Be A Sim" messagesim
    "Dozens Of Hidden News Ticker Reveals; Sims Encouraged To
    Collect Them All And Amaze Friends" message
    "What Will He Think Of Next?" messagewill wright
    "Investment Tip: Buy Low, Sell High" messageerts
    "Not Just Sports Games Anymore" messageelectronic arts
    "<city name> Picayune: The Finest In Scrolling Entertainment"
    "Money Does NOT Grow On Trees, Study Concludes" messagemoney
    "Keep Trying And Maybe You'll Figure It Out" messagesimcity
    "Greetings Mayor, Your Sims Salute You" messagehello
    "Mayor <mayor name> brings <city name> To News Ticker
    Highlight" message
    "Mayor Suspected Of Attempting Embezzlement; Ends In Failure"
    "Secret Number Combination Causes Announcement In News
    Ticker" message
    "Did you know that MAXIS spelled backwards is SIX AM?"
    "MOREMONEY Not Cheat Code, Research Concludes" messagemoremoney
    "Mayor Under Investigation For Possible Embezzlement" messageadvisor
    "FUND Not A Cheat Code, Do Not Type MOREMONEY, It Is
    Not A Cheat Code Either" message
    "Unknown" messagesimon says
    Description of City Hall set to "Miles and Miles of Red Tape";
    date set to the year 1900
    i love red tape
    Mortimer will say the indicated phraseforce mortimer to say [phrase]
    Moe will say the indicated phraseforce moe to say [phrase]
    Constance will say the indicated phraseforce constance to say [phrase]
    Marla will say the indicated phraseforce maria to say [phrase]
    Randall will say the indicated phraseforce randall to say [phrase]
    Gus will say the indicated phraseforce gus to say [phrase]
    Karen will say the indicated phraseforce karen to say [phrase]
    The petitioners will say the indicated phraseforce petitioners to say
    If you have connections to your neighbors, they will start trying
    to make deals
    let's make a deal

    -Some codes from:,, and

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