Werewolves, the latest addition to the Sims 4 Game Pack repertoire, is due to drop into Origin and Steam on June 16th, and its Create-a-Sim options promise to be a howling good time.
Sims developers showed off the pack's assets on June 10th to thousands of squealing fans. Brimming with the punk-inspired, homegrown alternative fashion that permeated the late-90's and early 2000's, Werewolves's style options will titillate grunge-loving players everywhere. Many of the looks sport patches, holes, rips, and rough ends to suggest a Sim's frequent, violent transformations into a beast form. This beast form is fairly androgynous and, thusly, the Sims team has crafted a line of clothing that suits both feminine and masculine frames. Indeed, Create-a-Sim offers new functions for a Sim's wolf-form, too, allowing players to modify muzzles and paint the perfect puppy pattern. (However, these changes will be covered in a separate article.)
The result is a spread of threads that are universally appealing, flattering Sims of many shapes and sizes. The choices are worn but creative, magical but versatile.
The many of the masculine looks in the game pack are also offered for feminine frames. For male Sims, there appear to be:
The half-tucked sweater comes in a variety of puppy-prints with comfortable cuffs and an easy collar.
The jackets come with a variety of patchwork patterns, rolled up sleeves, metal zippers, and fine accents that suggest the moon and other natural phenomena.
Perhaps one of the most winning looks is the t-shirt with torn hemming. This item is perhaps the one best suited for the wolf who is constantly bursting into his beast form despite himself. It comes in a variety of swatches, a few with fun prints, others in plain but earthy colors, and still others worthy of any band-loving beast.
There are two full-body looks for masculine Sims. The first is a long, patchwork coat with a half-tucked in shirt and comfortable slacks .
The other full body outfit is another loosely tucked in knit with a belt and comfortable slacks. The slacks come in tartan, earthy tones, and a few even have moon-decorations on them!
There are four masculine bottoms in the pack. Again, all four sport the torn, patchy work that suggest beast battles and sudden, violent transformations. The fit of each pant differs from the next, which is deeply refreshing for those familiar with masculine CAS.
There are three shoe options, a Converse-inspired high-top sneaker, a torn-toeless sneaker, and tried and true punk boots available in a variety of colors.
There are three masculine hairstyles available in Werewolves: two mullets with braided, banded details: one available in the standard Sim hair colors, and another that boasts a host of punky, ombre colors; and a long wavy style.
The accessories that come shipped with this game pack are many. Simmers can expect to enjoy tribal-like nose piercings, coin-shaped earrings, crescent-moon necklaces, and rings, hand bandages, bracelets, and more!
The included feminine fashion follows the same punk, homegrown inspirations as the menswear. Feminine-framed Sims can enjoy flowing dresses in earthy patterns, layered knit looks, essential punky stockings, torn band tees, relaxed jackets, and more.
This ankle length dress feels but fantastic and versatile. The leather belt befit with a handcrafted satchel would suit any self-respecting spell or mooncaster.
The layered look comes in many attractive plain and plaid patterns. The thigh-level patch at is a great touch.
The new stockings, torn and ripped in all the right ways, are available in both neutral tones, funky shades, and two-toned patterns.
This attractive knit manages a high-fashion off the shoulder look while maintaining the torn, alternative aesthetic.
The button up is available in denim, patchy cloth, and plaid. It is layered with both band tees, neutral tees, and werewolf-worthy prints.
The torn tee is, again, an easy winner. It comes available in camouflage patterns, artsy pop prints, and neutral tones.
Amongst the new feminine hairs are a braided mullet, a simple but shaggy shoulder-length style, an undercut up-do available with and without a crescent moon.
Scars and Tattoos
Werewolves offers a plethora of not only cheek and eye scarring but also body scarring for maximum storytelling options. Any werewolf Sim can appear properly scratched, clawed, and even bitten on their arms, legs, and torso. There are even special patterns that make the hands appear dirty, as if the werewolf has been digging tunnels for too long.
These detailed scars and marks can be layered with each other and even tattoos!
Speaking of new tattoos, Werewolves boasts a new lunar moth tattoo and, of course, a wolf back tattoo. Again, scars can be layered on top of these tattoos for a realistic effect.
Thankfully, even children get new items in this game pack: a puppy-eared cap, a wolf-patterned suspender set, an adorable wolfy onesie.
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