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Realm of Magic Official Countdown Thead (Release Day Now Available)!!!!!

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  • friendsfan367friendsfan367 Posts: 26,109 Member
    20 Days!!!!!

    we ht 20 days on the 20th day of the month. :)
  • SimTrippySimTrippy Posts: 5,449 Member
    20 days sounds sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo far away still though :(

    Glad we can all commiserate again together in this thread. Looking forward to it. All aboard the hype train, direction Glimmerbrook!
  • XxAirixXXxAirixX Posts: 2,222 Member
    edited August 21
    So much I found on YouTube from game changer simmers who been making videos based off all the info they that the gurus posted on twitter.

    So far you can collect familiars that won't take up household space (unless you have a car or dog familiar as they can be one too. There is already that option and now it makes more sense); but you can only summon one at a time. There are four types of magic but spell casters are not automatically seen as good or bad but can get a good or bad reputation if you have Get Famous which is neat.

    You can use magic outside the realm but they said not all sims will react well to it, which is kind of cool and realistic. The magic realm has no weather but a custom night and day setting; but Glimmerbroke gets all the seasons since isn't tropical or swarm climate, so can probably get snow

    Oh also they said the portal isn't the only way to get to the magic realm (they mentioned some stone?).
  • SimTrippySimTrippy Posts: 5,449 Member
    XxAirixX wrote: »
    So much I found on YouTube from game changer simmers who been making videos based off all the info they that the gurus posted on twitter.

    So far you can collect familiars that won't take up household space (unless you have a car or dog familiar as they can be one too. There is already that option and now it makes more sense); but you can only summon one at a time. There are four types of magic but spell casters are not automatically seen as good or bad but can get a good or bad reputation if you have Get Famous which is neat.

    You can use magic outside the realm but they said not all sims will react well to it, which is kind of cool and realistic. The magic realm has no weather but a custom night and day setting; but Glimmerbroke gets all the seasons since isn't tropical or swarm climate, so can probably get snow

    Oh also they said the portal isn't the only way to get to the magic realm (they mentioned some stone?).

    Yes, the portal, a spell or The Glimmerstone!

    @luthienrising always makes this brilliant thread collecting all SimGuru info in one place too!
    https://forums.thesims.com/en_US/discussion/comment/17206227/#Comment_17206227
  • SilentKittySilentKitty Posts: 2,892 Member
    I am so happy. Really this is like x-mas but better because that one comes once a year.

    The magical world is just as not-normal that I hoped that it would be. Can’t wait to see the info rolling out.

    I have so much fantasy-CC saved up now! In a couple of sims-days my main is going to move into an old house that she has inherited. All the CC in that one, just couldn’t wait any longer for a magic-fix.
  • elanorbretonelanorbreton Posts: 10,804 Member
    I don't understand why I'm not excited yet. I love witches, they are my favourite supernatural.

    I watched the trailer and have read lots of info but I just feel nothing.
  • catloverplayercatloverplayer Posts: 84,684 Member
    The hairstyles look awesome in this pack.

  • CAITLINX354CAITLINX354 Posts: 151 Member
    I don't understand why I'm not excited yet. I love witches, they are my favourite supernatural.

    I watched the trailer and have read lots of info but I just feel nothing.

    it might be fatigue from the last two packs being a bit lackluster?
  • catloverplayercatloverplayer Posts: 84,684 Member
    19 Days!!!!

    We've already hit the teens!!!!!

    Strange Magic by ELO makes me think of this pack.

  • comicsforlifecomicsforlife Posts: 5,493 Member
    todays song Magic
    the sims 4 isn't getting new whims right now and I think they have dropped them all together if we want new whims in sims 4 we need to tweet the gurus and tell them we like whims
  • MoonfoxNightcryMoonfoxNightcry Posts: 126 Member
    Well, I guess it’ll fill in time until Planet Zoo. I can’t wait until September 24th!!!!
  • JediMuppetJediMuppet Posts: 71 Member
    Can't wait! I've put off buying 'Island living' and 'Moschino' so that I can buy them in a bundle with 'realm of magic' :D it'll be a lot of new content to explore :)
  • elanorbretonelanorbreton Posts: 10,804 Member
    I don't understand why I'm not excited yet. I love witches, they are my favourite supernatural.

    I watched the trailer and have read lots of info but I just feel nothing.

    it might be fatigue from the last two packs being a bit lackluster?

    I actually really liked the last two packs. I didn't expect to even want to buy Moschino, but it's great. Ah well, maybe other people's excitement will rub off onto me.
  • WolfNateWolfNate Posts: 2,056 Member
    So what I can gather.

    To alleviate arguments and debates, the Sims Team has decided to call this life state Spellcaster thus a gender-neutral word for the lifestate.
    WolfNate is my Origins I plan on building with RoM
  • invisiblgirlinvisiblgirl Posts: 1,070 Member
    I've got house-moving dread, now. I know I'll want to move my main generational save to Glimmerbrook, as long as it gets decent snow, and their collections are such a pain to move.
    I just want things to match. :'(
  • fullspiralfullspiral Posts: 14,211 Member
    edited August 22
    Hurry up!

  • WolfNateWolfNate Posts: 2,056 Member


    This is more magical :P

    WolfNate is my Origins I plan on building with RoM
  • Pamtastic72Pamtastic72 Posts: 1,907 Member
    edited August 22
    I hope it's okay if I contribute a song.

    Witchy Woman by The Eagles

  • comicsforlifecomicsforlife Posts: 5,493 Member
    I think its kind of odd they called them spell caster instead of witch and wizard or sorcerer
    the sims 4 isn't getting new whims right now and I think they have dropped them all together if we want new whims in sims 4 we need to tweet the gurus and tell them we like whims
  • WolfNateWolfNate Posts: 2,056 Member
    I think its kind of odd they called them spell caster instead of witch and wizard or sorcerer

    Easy to be generic with Spellcaster and not have argument of gender pronouns as a spellcaster. Spellcastress just sounds... Not right.

    Also I am stoked for magic and being a mage not gonna lie. But I'm excited to see the new BM items that are practical and not decor.
    WolfNate is my Origins I plan on building with RoM
  • comicsforlifecomicsforlife Posts: 5,493 Member
    WolfNate wrote: »
    I think its kind of odd they called them spell caster instead of witch and wizard or sorcerer

    Easy to be generic with Spellcaster and not have argument of gender pronouns as a spellcaster. Spellcastress just sounds... Not right.

    Also I am stoked for magic and being a mage not gonna lie. But I'm excited to see the new BM items that are practical and not decor.

    but a mage can also be a man or a woman so why not mage
    the sims 4 isn't getting new whims right now and I think they have dropped them all together if we want new whims in sims 4 we need to tweet the gurus and tell them we like whims
  • WolfNateWolfNate Posts: 2,056 Member
    Don't look at me maybe it's a rank like Prime Vampire
    WolfNate is my Origins I plan on building with RoM
  • LiELFLiELF Posts: 2,873 Member
    WolfNate wrote: »
    I think its kind of odd they called them spell caster instead of witch and wizard or sorcerer

    Easy to be generic with Spellcaster and not have argument of gender pronouns as a spellcaster. Spellcastress just sounds... Not right.

    Also I am stoked for magic and being a mage not gonna lie. But I'm excited to see the new BM items that are practical and not decor.

    It's more that Spellcaster is a broad term that encompasses all types of magic users. It's more flexible for the player to decide if they are playing a Witch, Wizard, Mage, Druid, Voodoo Mambo or Houngan, Sorcerer, etc. As we can see from the trailer, this pack embraces more than just Witches, yet includes enough features to still be able to play them that way.

    Also, Witch is already a gender neutral term. Not everyone realizes this because of the way it's used in story book fantasy tales, but in the days of the Salem Witch trials, there were males accused of being witches. Modern day pagan practitioners of the Craft also have both male and female Witches. It's a real religion that has existed for a long time. ☺️
  • WolfNateWolfNate Posts: 2,056 Member
    LiELF wrote: »
    y.Also, Witch is already a gender neutral term. Not everyone realizes this because of the way it's used in story book fantasy tales, but in the days of the Salem Witch trials, there were males accused of being witches. Modern day pagan practitioners of the Craft also have both male and female Witches. It's a real religion that has existed for a long time. ☺️

    I'm aware and personally use Witch to refer to either gender but just stating my opinion on why. It's still a hot topic to debate gender pronouns on witchcraft. But let's not get into that

    WolfNate is my Origins I plan on building with RoM
  • LiELFLiELF Posts: 2,873 Member
    WolfNate wrote: »
    LiELF wrote: »
    y.Also, Witch is already a gender neutral term. Not everyone realizes this because of the way it's used in story book fantasy tales, but in the days of the Salem Witch trials, there were males accused of being witches. Modern day pagan practitioners of the Craft also have both male and female Witches. It's a real religion that has existed for a long time. ☺️

    I'm aware and personally use Witch to refer to either gender but just stating my opinion on why. It's still a hot topic to debate gender pronouns on witchcraft. But let's not get into that

    Agreed.

    Instead, I'll just profess that I was one of the people who requested the change myself and it was discussed in the Ideas forum back in 2017. A lot of people wanted something more expansive and it looks like we got it, which is awesome. The developers definitely do pay attention. <3
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