Sid Meier's Civilization IV Cheats
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
Effect Code CheatDialog SHIFT+T
Contributed By: skaue.
Open the "civ4config" file found in your Sid Meire's Civilization IV install directory (Default is "C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Application Data\Firaxis Games\Sid Meier's Civilization 4") find "cheatmode = 0", change it to "cheatmode = chipotle". During any game, open the console by pressing the tilda key "~", and type in one of the following then pressing enter.
Effect Code Clear the console Console.Clear Crashes game App.crash Debugging Game.showWBPalette bool bCreate Displays all console codes help Dump console command history Console.History Forces AI to plat a certain number of turns Game.AIPlay <turn #> Morph the globeview count times. Profile.morphGlobe <integer> Rebuild city indicated number of times Profile.rebuildCity <x coordinate>, <y coordinate>, <integer> Rebuild plot indicated number of times Profile.rebuildPlot <x coordinate>, <y coordinate>, <integer> Rebuilds terrain and lighting Graphics.ReBuildTerrain Reload Civ4ArtDefines.xml Xml.reloadArtDefines Reload Civ4TerrainSettings.xml Xml.reloadLandscapeInfo Reload Game Text xml files Xml.reloadGameText Reloads audio scripts Sound.reload Sets hills' scale Graphics.SetHillScale <number> Sets peaks' scale Graphics.SetPeakScale <number> Sets players gold (0 is active player) Player.setGold <player #>, <amount> Stops music Sound.noMusic Stops soundscapes from playing Sound.stopSoundScape Toggle output of texture loads/accesses to debug output Game.toggleTextureAccessInfo Writes HTML documentation for the current console commands Console.CreateDocumentation <filename>
Contributed By: Darkicon.
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.
Effect Code Insert Unit/City ctrl+shift+left click
Contributed By: kimono38.
More hot keys
First enable Debug Mode then have either a unit or a city selected and push the following keys:
Effect Code Add 1 to city population (City) Shift +"+" Add 10 to city culture (City) Ctrl + "+" City editor Highlight a city. [Ctrl] + [Alt] + Left Mouse Button Decrease highlighted unit's strength by 0.2 Shift + [ Display debug menu Ctrl + D Immediately complete whatever the city is producing (City) "+" Increase gold by 1000 Ctrl + 4 Increase highlighted city's culture by 10 Ctrl + Plus Increase highlighted city's population by 1 Shift + Plus Increase highlighted unit's strength by 0.2 Shift + ] Insert unit/city Ctrl + Shift + Left Mouse Button Instant production completion for highlighted city Plus Level up highlighted unit Ctrl + Plus Pops up a dialogue to change a certain nations gold and change the era Shift + T Unit level up (Unit) Ctrl + "+" World editor Ctrl + W
Debug menus and hot keys
After you have enabled debug mode there are a number of hot keys to bring up new menus and edit things on the map.
CTRL + w: brings up the world editor.
SHIFT + [: decreases a units strength that your mouse is over by 0.2.
SHIFT + ]: increases a units strength that your mouse is over by 0.2.
CTRL + 4: increases your gold by 1000.
CTRL + d: brings up the debug menu.
Contributed By: Rheikon_basic.
In your Civilization config-file (check where you installed it), change
; Move along
CheatCode = 0
; Move along
CheatCode = chipotle
Contributed By: GrAwL.
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