Game guide:The Sims 2 (console) walkthrough

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Walkthrough for The Sims 2 (console).

The player progresses through the game by fulfilling the characters' wants at each location. Fulfilling their platinum want unlocks a new site.

Rockwell Acres[edit | edit source]

Rockwell Acres is a tutorial and introduces the player to wants and how to fulfill them.

Player Sim Wants
Image Want Description Aspiration Points Notes
Fill Hygiene Want.png Fill Hygiene need It's important to take care of Sims. +50 Use the shower in the house to fill the need.
Use Trampoline Want.png Use trampoline Sims now have unique "wants" you need to satisfy to keep them happy and progress through the game. +50 The trampoline is located in the backyard of the house.
Met -Sim-.png Meet someone new Variety is the spice of life, go socialize with a fresh Sim. +50 Interact in anyway with Felicity or Ossie.
Friend.png Get a new Friend It's time to expand your social network. +300 Bring relationship points up to a 40 or higher.
Learned to Talk from -Sim-.png Use 'Talk' social on a Sim Talking is a great way to learn another Sim's interests. +50
Skill Cleaning.png Take out trash How could any Sim live in this filth? A clean space makes all the Sims happier +50
Buy A Bed Want.png Buy a Single Bed Worth at Least §50 A Sim needs somewhere to sleep! +100 Unlocks Shoreline Trails
Visit Different Location Want.png Visit a different location A big Sim in a small pond needs to explore the world sometimes. +100 Use the Call Box in front of the house to call a taxi.

Shoreline Trails[edit | edit source]

Player Sim Wants
Image Want Description Aspiration Points Notes
Get a Job
Go to Work in (Chosen Career)
Gain a Skill Point
Buy an Object
Become Enemies With Torin
Reach Body Skill Level 3
Perform Surf Trick
Change Clothes
Become friends with Timmy
Beat Torin Namaste at foosball. Unlocks Cliffside Retreat

Cliffside Retreat[edit | edit source]

By fulfilling all of Isabella Monty's and the player's Gold and Platinum wants the HMS Amore will be unlocked.

HMS Amore[edit | edit source]

By fulfilling Betty Buttercup's and the player's Gold and Platinum wants, Sunset Canyon will be unlocked. Hector Fromagero also resides here, by fulfilling his Gold wants the bonus location Mesa Gallery will be unlocked.

Sunset Canyon[edit | edit source]

By fulfilling Red S. Hirt's and the player's Gold and Platinum wants, Tranquility Falls will be unlocked. Billy Specter also resides here, by fulfilling his Gold wants the bonus location The Orbit Room will be unlocked.

Tranquility Falls[edit | edit source]

By fulfilling Chantal Leer's and the player's Gold and Platinum wants the Alien Crash Site will be unlocked. Larry Liu also resides here, by fulfilling his Gold wants the bonus location Jugen House will be unlocked.

Alien Crash Site[edit | edit source]

By fulfilling XY-XY Smith's and the player's Gold and Platinum wants the Bio Dome will be unlocked. XHT-F Smith also resides here, by fulfilling her Gold wants the bonus location Andromeda Arms will be unlocked.

Player's Wants[edit | edit source]

Image Want Description Aspiration Points Notes
Alien.png Meet an Alien Strangeville has always been a little out of the ordinary. +140 Run over to either XY-XY Smith or XHT-F Smith and socialize with them.
Got a Promotion.png Reach Level 9 in any Career Almost at the top and the big simoleons! +800 Check your skill and friend requirements in the menu to make sure you have everything to promote.
Buy A Computer Want.png Buy a Computer Useful for all kinds of experiments. +100 Purchase any Computer in the Buy Catalog under the Electronics tab.
Write A Blog Want.png Write a blog The outside world needs to know about life amongst the aliens. +300 Run over to any computer in the home and select 'Blog'.
Build A Room Want.png Build walls And not just walls, fences too. Let's start redecorating! +100 Go to the Build Catalog and place down any number of walls.
Service.png Help XY-XY The war with paranoid neighbour needs to stop and maybe then XY-XY will divulge the location of the Biodome. +500 Unlocks Bio Dome.
Visit Different Location Want.png Visit a different location A big Sim in a small pond needs to explore the world sometimes. +100 Use the Call Box in front of the house to call a taxi.


XY-XY's Wants[edit | edit source]

Image Want Description Aspiration Points Notes
Friend.png Make Friends with Jonas It's time to go over and make friends. +300 Run over to Jonas Bragg and socialize with them. Bring relationship points up to a 40 or higher.
Change into Everyday Outfit.png Change Clothes Maybe he'd like me more if I dressed a little more... human. +200 This place doesn't own a wardrobe. Purchase any wardrobe in the Buy Catalog under the Miscellaneous tab. Then, select 'Change Clothes'. Hint: You don't have to change clothes if you don't want to. Enter and then exit is all that's needed.
Buy Ingredient Source Want.png Buy Ingredient Source Buying Ingredient Source would allow XY-XY to make new types of meals. A 'Frood' Tree or a Garden Hutch would be great! +100 Purchase any ingredient source item in the Buy Catalog under the Miscellaneous tab.
Give Food to Sim Want.png Give Food to Jonas A good meal always cheers up an unfriendly neighbour. +100 Run over to the fridge and grab food. You can give this to Jonas either cooked or raw, but he may reject it.
Party (want).png Throw a Party Relations seem to be getting back to normal. Throw a party to celebrate! +150 This place doesn't own a phone. Purchase a phone in the Buy Catalog under the Electronics tab. Then, select 'Throw Party'.


XHT-F's Wants[edit | edit source]

Image Want Description Aspiration Points Notes
Got a Job.png Get a Job Even an alien needs a career. +50 Find the newspaper or use a computer and select 'Find A Job'.
Earned Money.png Earn §200 With some cash this crash site could be a home! +200 Go to work to earn §200. If the paycheck isn't §200 or more, then consider preparing for a promotion. Check the menu to see your skill and friend requirements.
Buy A Hot Tub Want.png Buy a Hot Tub A game could liven up this place. +100 Purchase any Hot Tub in the Buy Catalog under the Plumbing tab.
Play Chess Want.png Play Chess A good game of chess can improve the mind. +150 Run over to the chess table in the living room and select 'Play Chess'.
Got a Promotion.png Get a Promotion Improving a Sim's skills and relationships will lubricate the wheels of progress. +150 Check your skill and friend requirements in the menu to make sure you have everything to promote.
Earned Money.png Earn §400 With some cash this crash site could be a home! +200 Go to work to earn §400. If the paycheck isn't §400 or more, then consider preparing for a promotion. Check the menu to see your skill and friend requirements.
Buy A Burglar Alarm Want.png Buy a Burglar Alarm An alien cannot live on bread alone. +100 Purchase a Burglar Alarm in the Buy Catalog under the Electronics tab.
Read A Book Want.png Read a book Sim culture can be so strange.... Maybe a reading book would help. +130 This place doesn't own a bookcase. Purchase any Bookcase in the Buy Catalog under the Skills tab. Then, select 'Grab Book' followed by 'Read Book'.
Got a Promotion.png Get a Promotion Improving a Sim's skills and relationships will lubricate the wheels of progress. +150 Check your skill and friend requirements in the menu to make sure you have everything to promote.
Buy A Rug Want.png Buy a Rug There's nothing less fashionable than bare floor. +100 Purchase any Rug in the Buy Catalog under the Decorative tab. Unlocks Andromeda Arms.

Bio Dome[edit | edit source]

By fulfilling Noel Howard's and the player's Gold and Platinum wants the final cut-scene of the game will be unlocked. You can continue playing afterwards. Jessica Jones also resides here, fulfilling her wants doesn't unlock anything, but it does count towards your progress for 'Sims Helped' if you're striving to 100% the game.

Mesa Gallery[edit | edit source]

Mesa Gallery is unlocked by doing Hector Fromagero's Gold wants at HMS Amore. Jasmine Yves has Gold wants here, but fulfilling them doesn't unlock anything. Although, it does count towards your progress for 'Sims Helped' if you're striving to 100% the game.

The Orbit Room[edit | edit source]

The Orbit Room is unlocked by doing Billy Specter's Gold wants at Sunset Canyon. Phil Phantasm has Gold wants here, but fulfilling them doesn't unlock anything. Although, it does count towards your progress for 'Sims Helped' if you're striving to 100% the game.

Phil Phantasm's Wants
Image Want Description Aspiration Points Notes
Build A Room Want.png Build a Recording Studio Room For Phil to become a successful record producer, he'll need a space to record manufactured boy bands and flavor-of-the-month singers. +750 Go to the Build Catalog and build a room of any size.
Buy A Stereo Want.png Buy a Stereo That 'Plastic Parent' tape recorder might be good enough for recording demo tapes, but Phil needs something with a little more bass. +100 Purchase a stereo in the Buy Catalog under the Electronics tab.
Invite A Sim Over Want.png Invite a Sim over Call a Sim on the phone and invite them over. +120 This place doesn't own a phone. Purchase a phone in the Buy Catalog under the Electronics tab. Then, call up Noel Howard and try to get him to come over.
Buy A Computer Want.png Buy a Computer worth over §2,000 Phil will need a nice setup to digitally add lip-syncing, pitch-correction, and uh... talent, if he wants to see his music videos on SimTV. +150 Purchase an expensive computer worth at least §2,000 in the Buy Catalog under the Electronics tab.
Buy A Metal Detector Want.png Buy a Metal Detector What better tool to allow Phil to look through all the "false metal" bands and find the next impaled Celtic Moon Funeral Throne Lords...of Death +100 Purchase the Metal Detector in the Buy Catalog under the Electronics tab.
Business career.png Reach career level 6 in the Business career More skill, more Simoleons, more excitement. +200 Despite being an Executive at level 5, Phil is quite behind in terms of requirements. Help him move up in his Business career.
Buy An Arcade Game Want.png Buy an Arcade Game A retro arcade game should provide Phil with the inspiraitonal mix of nostalgia and electronic music that are all the rage these days. +100 Purchase any Arcade Game in the Buy Catalog under the Electronics tab.
Party (want).png Throw a Party Industry parties are the best way to maintain and expand your social network. +150 Purchase any Arcade Game in the Buy Catalog under the Electronics tab.
Fun Motive.png Dance Sometimes a Sim needs to have some fun. +100 Go to the stereo or DJ Booth and have a dance.
Business career.png Master the Business career Every Sim wants to be the boss eventually. +2000 Phil wants to go for it and master his career. He's quite a few promotions away since he's only a Senior Manager level 6. He'll need a few friends and skills. Help him move up in his Business career.

Jugen House[edit | edit source]

The Jugen House is unlocked by doing Larry Liu's Gold wants at Tranquility Falls. Toothless Joe has Gold wants here, but fulfilling them doesn't unlock anything. Although, it does count towards your progress for 'Sims Helped' if you're striving to 100% the game.

Andromeda Arms[edit | edit source]

Andromeda Arms is unlocked by doing XHT-F Smith's Gold wants at the Alien Crash Site. John Gray has Gold wants here, but fulfilling them doesn't unlock anything. Although, it does count towards your progress for 'Sims Helped' if you're striving to 100% the game.