Outdoor Retreat

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The Sims 4 team announced on December 19th 2014 the first paid DLC (game pack) “The Sims 4: Outdoor Retreat”. The game pack released on January 13th 2015 and costs £14.99/$19.99. The Sims 4: Outdoor Retreat brings a new destination with many new objects, outfits and interactions into the game.

Create A Sim:

With The Sims 4: Outdoor Retreat Game Pack, the game pack brought new create a sim outfits and a range of CAS parts for all ages here are some screenshots of the new clothing. The game pack also provided a new aspiration linked with nature and a new trait.

Aspiration: Outdoor Enthusiast – Outdoor Enthusiast want to experience everything nature has to offer!

Trait: Squeamish – Squeamish Sims are nauseated by the sight of the creepy crawlies, vomiting, violence and death. These Sims become Uncomfortable near anything dirty.

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Buy Mode:

As well as new create a sim parts the game pack also brought many new buy mode objects here are some screenshots of the new objects.

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Live Mode:

The Sims 4: Outdoor Retreat, provides a new  world called: “Granite Falls”. And is only accessible while your on vacation. Granite Falls is made up of 6 lots. Including the “Campground”, “Lakeside Retreat”, “Forest Hideaway”, “Riverside Retreat”, “Green Getaway” and “Granite Falls Forest”. With this new game pack your Sims can travel to the all new destination of Granite Falls and start their vacation of camping.

Your Sims will be able to set up camps, remeber to visit the rangers station to buy the essentials for your vacation. Provide your Sims with new outfits and hiking gear. And getting ready to start their camping experience. Sims can now cloudgaze and stargaze day or night that triggers the Inspired emotion.

With the Outdoor Retreat there is a new social event that your Sims can host “Weenie Roast”. That allows you Sims to “Get together with your camping buddies and enjoy a night of eating and conversations by the fire!”. The game pack also provides new woodworking furniture and new recipes that you can cook using the fire pit as well as being able to roast marshmallows, tell group stories and sing songs. A new entertainment activity was included into the game pack the Horseshoes the allows Sims to practice or play other Sims enjoying their time camping.

Visiting the Granite Falls Forest you will find new collectables as well as new fish. At the forest you can find a patch after exploring it you will you enter the secret neighbourhood called “Hermit’s House” this is where the NPC Hermit lives. The Hermit can help you explore the Herbalism Skill and teach you to “Learn Herbalism Recipe”, and then being able to brew remedies on the grill or the stove.

There are 4 new achievements and 3 new reward traits that can be purchased from your Sims rewards store. The game pack also provided a new Skill “Herbalism Skill“. “How can a nature lover best take advantage of the gifts of the forest? Rare and wondrous Herbs aren’t just leafy greens, but precious ingredients! The Herbalism skill is acquired by Identifying Herbs after collecting them and Brewing Remedies on the Grill or Stove.”

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