In The Sims, there are two coffeemakers available. Sims can use a coffeemaker autonomously, and tired Sims will often do so autonomously.
Coffeemakers are always full, and do not need to be refilled. Coffeemakers can be placed on community lots. Sims will be charged for each mug they drink. However, they will not be charged if used at home.
Sims will stand to drink coffee, and once they are finished the mug will simply disappear.
Mr. Regular-Joe CoffeeEdit
Notes: Can only be used by adults
Gagmia Simore Espresso MachineEdit
Notes: Can only be used by adults
This machine breaks frequently when used
The Sims 2Edit
Coffeemakers work similarly in The Sims 2, increasing Energy while simultaneously decreasing Bladder. However, Sims will have to "Make Coffee" before anyone will be able to drink it, but there is no cost for doing this. A full pot of coffee holds six mugs, and the coffee will be good indefinitely. The Sims 2: FreeTime and Kitchen & Bath Stuff each add a coffeemaker. The Sims 2: Seasons adds the Perfect Packets Hot Chocolate Maker, which costs §85. It functions the same as a coffeemaker, but children can drink from it.
The Sims 2 also introduces the Ciao Time Espresso Machine. It still sells for §450, but has an Energy rating of 4 and a Bladder rating of -1. Unlike the machine in The Sims, it does not break. If the "Make Espresso" action is canceled before it is finished, the Sim will finish making the cup, and will leave it sitting there. A Sim can then be told to drink it by clicking on the machine and selecting "Take Espresso". It does not appear that the cup will get cold or go bad, no matter how long it sits.
The Sims 2: University and The Sims 2: Apartment Life add an espresso cart that can only be placed on community lots. It automatically spawns a barista to make the coffee. Sims can buy coffee for themselves or for another Sim. Each cup of coffee costs §20. Sims can also work as the barista, which will earn them §16 per cup served.
Sims will sit to drink coffee if there is a vacant chair in the same room as the coffeemaker. Otherwise, they will stand. Also, in The Sims 2 coffee cups need to be cleaned up, but Sims will not autonomously put them in a sink or dishwasher unless the coffeecuphack mod from More Awesome Than You is used. Instead, they will look for a coffee table, end table, or desk to put the empty cup on, regardless of how far away it is.
This mod occasionally causes a minor "jump bug" when washing a coffee cup in a sink. This may interfere with the Headmaster scenario, as the Headmaster will vanish if it affects him.
On all machines, Sims can juggle the mugs for fun, and will often do so autonomously. [n 1]
Extra Pep CoffeemakerEdit
Ciao Time Espresso MachineEdit
Perfect Packets Hot Chocolate MakerEdit
Notes: Children cannot make hot chocolate, but they can drink hot chocolate that has been prepared by a teen or older
Deluxe Coffee Maker by YouBrewEdit
Drip Drip Drip Little Coffeemaker by KitchensationsEdit
Notes: Can only be placed on community lots and owned businesses. Cannot be placed on residential lots or used in home businesses without the use of a mod. Sims can work as a barista.
- ↑ The mod MQ_No_Autonomous_Play_Juggle_Cups, available from this thread at Mod The Sims, can stop this.
The Sims 3Edit
Coffeemakers return in The Sims 3 base game. There are several models in the base game and subsequent expansion packs. Coffeemakers in The Sims 3 do not affect the bladder motive. The Das BrauenMeister and Ultra Lounge Hot Beverage Machine are available at the Sims 3 Store for 75 SimPoints each. Both have Energy ratings of 3. All coffeemakers have many different types of coffee available, but all of them have the same effect. Drinking drinks from these coffeemakers gives Sims the buzzed moodlet, meaning that whatever energy they had before drinking will not matter and the Sim will not be able to sleep or nap until the moodlet expires. While there is no noticeable increase to energy, the game will treat the Sim as if their energy was full.
Excellent Anson Hot Beverage MakerEdit
When you need a caffeinated pick-me-up, get jazzed with the steamingly delicious delights of the Excellent Anson Hot Beverage Maker. Get the energy pulsing through your veins, because there's no time for sleeping with Excellent Anson!
In The Sims 3, the coffeemaker is available in the base game. It's called the Excellent Anson Hot Beverage Maker and is worth §1100 when new and §440 when fully depreciated (after 6 Sim days). The Excellent Anson Hot Beverage Maker has an energy rating of 3.
Juspresso XTi-French Beverage MakerEdit
This beverage maker uses proprietary French technology to ensure the highest quality beverage makes it to your mouth. It's backed by our 30 day no questions asked warranty (unfortunately, the warranty does not apply to this model, as this is the XTi version).
The Sims 3: World Adventures expansion pack contains a new coffee maker called the Juspresso XTi-French Beverage Maker. It has an energy rating of 4. It is worth §1400 when brand new and §560 when fully depreciated.
Elitissimo At-Home BaristaEdit
Zeigler Exclusive, the finest name in kitchen furnishings, brings the secrets of world-class baristas into your own home with the Elitissimo At-Home Barista! The gleaming reservoir heats water to the perfect temperature without the danger of scalding yourself...well, at least until the beverage is in the cup. Finally, a classy way to get your two steamy hot beverages today (as recommended by the International Mug Makers Association).
The Sims 3: Late Night expansion pack contains a new coffee maker called the Elitissimo At-Home Barista. It has an energy rating of 4. It is worth §1800 when brand new.
Air-o-matic Hot Beverage MachineEdit
Stuck with that old piston-driven beverage machine? Then it’s time to upgrade! This machine is sleeker, lighter and makes the best beverages in town. The patented Air-o-matic technology will change the way you drink hot beverages forever!
The Sims 3: Generations expansion pack added a new coffee maker, the Air-o-matic Hot Beverage Machine, which has an energy rating of 4.
Featuring a cutting-edge, Neo Unmodern design that's always a classic, Ol' Steamy is a delightful contradiction of itself. It still serves one simple function reliably: giving you hot and delicious refreshments. It just leads a rich internal life, like you do! It's a complex device for complex Sims. Simple to operate!
The Sims 3: Supernatural expansion pack contains a new coffee maker called the Ol' Steamy. It has an energy rating of 4. It is worth §1250 when brand new.
The Sims 4Edit
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|Upgrade||Sims can upgrade the bar if Handiness Skill reachs level 5 or higher. The upgrade unlock the "Perfect Pre Work Shot" drink recipe.|
|Order Drink||Your Sims can order any of the new drink types.|
|Order Food||Your Sims can order any of the new food types: Scone, Croissant, Pain au Chocolat, Cannoli.|