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New Werewolves.com Tshirt!

The new Werewolves.com t-shirt is up at TeePublic.  It’s only $14 and looks pretty great. This is also a sneak peek at the new logo which will go live soon. What do you think? https://www.teepublic.com/show/213547-werewolves admin

Crimson Moon

Most of our advertisers are game makers, and recently my boss asked me to review our latest free game called “Crimson Moon” to see how easy me, a regular person, would find it so I could give you regular people some help to avoid my mistakes, which weren’t many, but they negatively affected my character….

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Photos from Bitten, SyFy Werewolf series in 2014

Excited to share some new hi-res photos with you from Bitten. Not much is revealed but we’ll try to dig up more. Season 1 of Bitten, consisting of 13 one-hour episodes, will premiere on Syfy in 2014. Based on the New York Times best-selling Women of the Otherworld novels by Kelley Armstrong, Bitten is an…

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Coming soon

As you may have noticed, we’re going through a bit of a transition period at the moment.  Our format and workflow present some difficult problems for our writers when it comes to keeping you updated.  I’m experimenting with a potentially useful new workflow for bringing you the best latest werewolf related news and information.  It’s looking really…

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Let your voice be heard

For the next month, we’ll be trying out this Ideas service from uservoice for Werewolves.com. Go there and create a new suggestion for us about the site, or what to write about. You can also see what others are suggesting and vote for the ones you recommend. The more popular suggestions will of course carry…

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Enkidu: Original Werewolf or Historical Wild Man?

The Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the oldest historical works of literature, is an epic about a king and his beast-man companion, Enkidu. Although various sections of the work exist, the most complete version of the story was found in the library of a 7th Century BC Mesopotamian King named Ahurbanipal. Written on 12 clay…

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Damarchus’ Nine Year Werewolf Curse

400~ B C, it is said that in ancient Greece, a boxer named Damarchus was transformed into a wolf for nine years before once again re-donning human form. There is little to be found regarding this part of werewolf history, yet what we do know about Damarchus can be found in Pausanias’ Description of Greece,…

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Werewolf Origins in Film

Realistically speaking, the film industry has come an extremely long way since the first monster flicks. Today we generally build our monster storylines off conventions of the past, and CG has certainly helped bolster our imaginative creativity. People in the early 1900s, however, were thrilled to see any monsters on screen, even with shoddy make-up…

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Is Werewolf Culture Dangerous?

From Team Jacob Fans, to the San Antonio “teen Werewolf” culture (claims of teen werewolves also apparently occurred in the media in 2003 from Brisbane Australia), a fascinating side of werewolves is their interpretations by modern culture. But what does it really mean when claiming to be a werewolf or having a deep fascination for…

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Werewolves: The Up And Coming Explosion?

Since the premier of Twilight in 2008 there has been an explosion of vampire mania. It would appear that people are taking a real interest in vampires and this is not the first time this has happened. Though it did not cause as big an uproar, Anne Rice did cause a new wave of vampire…

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The Rats are Coming! The Werewolves are Here!

Diana Mooney returns home with her new husband Gerald after being away studying medicine in Scotland. There are some dark secrets she had kept from the new husband, that unfold dramatically. An odd relationship between the family members is immediately apparent, and an eccentric elderly patriarch is urgent to complete his experiments before passing. We…

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Gmork, a servant of Darkness

The Neverending Story was a beautiful 1984 film inspired by the 1979 book by German author, Michael Ende.  There were a great many differences between the book and film.  There has been interest in a remake rumored to be closer to the book and picking up several of the subplots missing from the original film….

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Show us your werewolf costume

Show Us Your Werewolf Costume! What kind of werewolf are you dressing up as this Halloween? The fearsome and gory monster, the goofy friendly wolf, Twilight’s Jacob Black? Or something totally different? Why not show us by sending a photo of your awesome werewolf costume to mail@darkness.com with the title “Werewolf Costume” and then we…

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Clinical Lycanthropy

Clinical Lycanthropy is a mental illness (specifically, a psychiatric syndrome) that involves a strong delusional belief in the afflicted person that they have transformed into an animal, often a wolf. The syndrome is diagnosed by either a lucid patient indicating that he or she has at one time transformed into an animal, or by observing…

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Hypertrichosis (Werewolf Syndrome)

Hypertrichosis is a genetic disorder that triggers uncontrolled hair growth due to physical defects like non-functioning of endocrine gland, infections, mutation, malnutrition, drugs or hereditary factors. Also called werewolf syndrome, it leads to hair formation in unwanted areas generally exempting the hands, feet and eyes. Werewolf syndrome is a rare condition which affects only one…

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Vampires & Werewolves: Similarities and Differences

Vampires and werewolves are familiar monsters to most of us. They star in movies and are popular Halloween costume choices. However, these mystical creatures also share deeper similarities. Both vampires and werewolves are shape-shifting creatures. They are thought to change form from a human to an animal. In the case of a vampire, an undead…

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Therianthropy (Human Shapeshifters)

Therianthropy is a term referring to the metamorphosis of humans into beasts. One of the most common talked about therianthropy or human shape shifter is the werewolf. Werewolves and other half man, half beast creatures have always been a part of popular mythology. There are several different types of Therianthropy. In many cultures there is…

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Werewolves In Films

Mankind has been fascinated with werewolves for many centuries. A werewolf, which is also called as wolf man, is a person who changes into a wolf, typically when there is a full moon and returns to human form by day. In most folk tales, the werewolf was characterized as a demon, a part of Satan’s…

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Werewolves in Literature

The idea of the mythological, or mystical has always been a source of inspiration for literature. The reader is automatically drawn to something outside of their individual reality – we are attracted to the strange the obscene, the horrifying and the unknown. Throughout history legends have fed off of our fears – the subjects of…

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How To Kill A Werewolf

Werewolves or lycanthropes are mythical man-beast hybrid creatures that exist in the legends of many different cultures throughout the world. The transformation has been said to occur for many different reasons and in many different ways, but the most common form of the myth in horror stories today is the man who changes into a…

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Werewolves Around the World

Werewolves have been a part of the folklore of many different cultures since ancient times. Images of European werewolves in dark forests usually come to mind when the beasts are mentioned. However, stories of lycanthropes and shape changers have permeated the mythos of cultures as diverse and aged as Ancient Greece to Native American folklore….

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Where Do Werewolves Come From?

Where do werewolves come from? Werewolves are no doubt familiar to anyone who has read a good set of horror stories. These mythical creatures seem like normal humans – except in the case of a full moon. At that time they transform into a wolf, or a wolf and man hybrid creature. While the definition…

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How To Become A Werewolf

A werewolf is a human who has the ability to turn into a wolf-like beast. Though it is once though you must either be bitten by a werewolf or have a placed with said curse placed on your in order to become a werewolf many other ways are also effective. As a man, after stripping…

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