Babies can also be adopted by calling the social worker on the phone, even by single parents or same-gender couples.
Buy and build mode cannot be accessed when on a community lot, but can be opened by using the neighborhood view.
It is also possible to import neighborhood terrains from Sim City 4.
Various other expansion packs introduce supernatural characters which Sims can be turned into, such as Zombies, Vampires, Werewolves, Plantsims, and Witches.
The main part of the game is to lead a Sim from the start of life to death.
Some expansion packs have new mini-games, like running a Greek house in University or dating in Nightlife.
In Nightlife, each date is a challenge to keep both Sims as happy as possible while accumulating aspiration points.
Sims have life goals, wants and fears, the fulfillment of which can produce both positive or negative outcomes.
All Sims age, and can live to 90 sim days depending on the degree to which their aspirations are fulfilled.
Do Bool Prop cheats [ctrl shift c at the same time, then type in 'boolprop testingcheatsenabled true'] shift click on the sim you would like to become pregnant and then keep clicking 'more...' until you find 'Spawn'.