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Civilization 4

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Insert Unit/City

After active the cheat mode, press ctrl+shift+left click on a tile. A menu will pop up and allow you to insert unit or city for players/opponent.


After applying “CheatCode = chipotle” in configuration-file, open console with ~ and use command “game.toggledebugmode”. With debugmode turned on you can press SHIFT+T to open CheatDialog to alter Gold and Technology

SHIFT+T CheatDialog

Debug mode commands:

Use the following commands after enabling the Game.toggleDebugMode code.

Result -Action:

World editor – [Ctrl] + W
Decrease highlighted unit’s strength by 0.2 – [Shift] + [
Increase highlighted unit’s strength by 0.2 – [Shift] + ]
Increase gold by 1000 – [Ctrl] + 4
Display debug menu – [Ctrl] + D
Insert unit/city – [Ctrl] + [Shift] + Left Mouse Button

More hot keys

First enable Debug Mode then have either a unit or a city selected and push the following keys:

Code – Result:

(Unit) Ctrl + “+” – Unit level up
(City) “+” – Immediately complete whatever the city is producing
(City) Ctrl + “+” – Add 10 to city culture
(City) Shift +”+” – Add 1 to city population

Cheat mode:

Make backup of the file, use a text editor to edit the “civ4config” file in the game folder. Change the “CheatCode = 0” line to “CheatCode = chipotle”. Press ~ during game play to display the console window. Type help to display all codes that are entered at the console window

Result – Code:

Display all console window codes – help
Stop music – Sound.noMusic
Reload audio scripts – Sound.reload
Stop Soundscape from playing – Sound.stopSoundScape
Play sound – AS2D, AS3D, ASSS – Sound.play string (filename)
Finds entities with black emissivity – Graphics.FindBlackPlotsAndCities
Hide attachables – Graphics.HideAttachables
Force light update on all entities – Graphics.ForceLightingUpdate
Rebuild terrain and lighting – Graphics.ReBuildTerrain
Set Hill scale – Graphics.SetHillScale (floating number)
Set Peak scale – Graphics.SetPeakScale (floating number)
Set water plane height – Graphics.setWaterHeight (floating number)
Set render depth for quad tree – Graphics.quadTreeDepth (integer)
Toggle water – Graphics.toggleWater
Display terrain – Graphics.displayTerrain bool bOn
Toggle grids – Graphics.toggleGridMode
Dump texture palette – Graphics.showTexturePalette
Set texturing – Graphics.setTextureMode bool bOn
Set wireframe – Graphics.setWireframe bool bOn
Erase all plots – Map.erasePlots
Reload Game Text xml files – Xml.reloadGameText
Reload Civ4TerrainSettings.xml – Xml.reloadLandscapeInfo
Reload Civ4ArtDefines.xml – Xml.reloadArtDefines
Toggle output of texture loads/accesses to debug output – Game.toggleTextureAccessInfo
Create sequences associated with the selected unit – Game.createSelectedUnitKFs
Toggle Animation Test Tool – Game.toggleAnimationTest
Show GFC directory chooser – Game.gfcDirChooser
Show GFC file dlg window – Game.gfcfiledlg
Show GFC test popup – Game.testGFC (integer)
Show test popup – Game.testFont bool bEnable
Show the Python test popup – Game.testPythonPopup
Show test popup – Game.testPopup
Scroll to the bottom – Game.scrollBottom
Scroll to the top – Game.scrollTop
Clear the listbox below – Game.clear
Display the help popup – Game.helpScreen
Toggle debug mode – Game.toggleDebugMode
Debugging – Game.showWBPalette bool bCreate
Dump console command history – Console.History
Clear the console – Console.Clear
Display current logging status – Log.status
Toggle logging – Log.toggle
Clear the log file – Log.clear
Erase units and cities from map – Map.empty
Fill map with units and cities for performance testing – Map.fill
Replot Goodies – Map.generateGoodies
Replot Bonuses – Map.generateBonuses
Replot Features – Map.generateFeatures
Replot Rivers – Map.generateRivers
Morph the globeview count times. – Profile.morphGlobe (integer)
Crash game – App.crash
Return the application link time – App.getBuildTime
Test player unit iteration – Player.testUnitIter (integer)
Set debugging value – App.setMooseDbg2 (integer)
Set debugging value – App.setMooseDbg1 (integer)