Base Game Side Hustles to Help You Ditch Career in the Sims 4

In this guide, you will find 15 Base Game Side Hustles to help you Ditch Careers in The Sims 4

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    In this, you will need to buy skill and paint, and when you complete your painting, you have to sell it. The markable and creative visionary trades from the reward store will help you sell your paintings for more money, and also it will turn the painting into good quality. 


    Now you need to go into buy mode and buy a camera. You need to take as many pictures as possible when you have the camera and then sell them. Selling images will get you less amount of money. You need to take seven thousand photos, as shown in the image below. 

    Video Game Tournaments

    First, you have to train your video gaming skills and then play in the tournaments using the gaming mode on the computer or in the console. When you place first, second or third, you can get a good amount of credit. If you win a big tournament, you will get five thousand Simoleons, as shown in the image below.  

    Cupcakes and Baking  

    You have to buy a Whipped Dream Cupcake Factory, which will cost you 1200 Simoleons. You can use your cooking skills to make cupcakes from the factory machine, and if the cupcakes are good in quality, you can also sell them to the local bakery to earn Simoleons. If you want to get a Work Expansion pack, you can also use your baking skill on the machine to make delicious baking items.

    Publishing Books

    You will need to use your computer, select practice writing, and then choose the category for writing from the options. When you start writing the book, you have to use your mailbox to publish the book, and you will earn a good amount of money in the game, as shown in the image below. 

    Performing Comedy Routines

    You can compose comedy routines from your computer at level three of the comedy skill. It will also allow you to write longer about the routine if you have a higher level of comedy. After composing, you have to go public and perform routines. With this, you can get money from the Sims watching your performance. 

    Playing Song in Public

    You have to get an instrument and perform for other Sims as a side hobby, and then you have to progress in the instrument skill like piano, guitar, or violin. After that, you need to go and play songs in public through which the other sims will listen and give you money for playing. You also need to make sure you have at least level 3 for the specific instrument you will be playing, as shown in the image below. 

    Writing And Listening Songs 

    You need to have level 8 for the specific instrument to write a song and level 9 to license a song. It will provide you with credits for a week, and you can only license one music per week. If you have the city living expansion pack, you can use your singing skill to write song lyrics, and you can only do this if you are on level 8 in lyrics and level 9 in silence lyrics of singing skill. 

    Throwing Social Events / Parties 

    Your sim can use the phone to plan various social events like house parties or dinner parties. If you complete these events in gold rating, you will get a reward object. You can sell these objects for upto one thousand Somalians, as shown in the image below 


    You can train your skill in computers, and there are a lot of methods to make money from programming, like you can make money from hacking, by creating viruses, or you can also make video games. Then you can sell them all and have a good amount of money, as shown in the image below. 


    There are a lot of base game collections like crystals, fossils, trophies, etc. You need to go outside and find them, and then you have to take them out from the stoners, and when you sell them, you will get a good amount of profit on each stone. If you have a city living expansion pack, you can also use the entrepreneurs’ table to sell your collection, as shown in the image below. 


    First, you need to go closer to the water, and then you have to toss the fishing rod in the water, and from there you can catch the fish and sell them in the market and also you will get some other objects from the water which can be sold with more profit, as shown in the image below. 


    Gardening is a quick way to earn money, but it depends on what you plant in your garden. If you plant berries or strawberries and plant dragon food, you can also sell them at a reasonable price in the market and earn a good amount of money. 

    Exploring Space 

    You will need to use your rocket tools to explore the space, and it is the best method to get Simoleons as well as you can also get the collectables from the space which you can easily sell in the market. The Steampunk Flyamajig will cost you five thousand Simoleons, as shown in the image below.

    Wood Working 

    First, you need to buy a woodworking table which will cost you 750 Simoleons. You can make furniture pots, mirrors, barstools, bathtubs, dining tables, etc. You can sell them with good profit in the market when you make them, as shown in the image below. 

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