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EA trademarks Alpha Centauri

August 14th, 2011 · No Comments

As an old fan, I am excited to learn that EA has trademarked Alpha Centauri this month. Eurogamer writes that the trademark is for both computer game software and for online computer games. The trademark was expired in 2009, EA didn’t bother to renew back then. So this hopefully this means a new instalment is […]

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Tags: Civilization · Fanstuff · Other games

Astro picture source

July 5th, 2011 · No Comments

If you like beautiful astronomy pictures and have a Facebook account, have a look at Exoplanète. It features several posts each day, and are frequently stunning.
The picture below was posted June 27th and shows Saturn’s moon Titan as seen through the famous rings. More about Titan an its Earth-like but very alien landscape can be […]

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Tags: Astronomy · Fanstuff

BAFTA event with Will Wright

June 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Coming Sunday, June 5th, an interview with Will Wright and audience Q&A event will take place in Hollywood in the context of the new “A life in pixels” branch of BAFTA.
The event is free to attend! All you need to do is pre-register via since there is limited space.

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Tags: Fanstuff · Maxoids

New header item: Apps

November 7th, 2009 · No Comments

Just a quick note to tell you that you now can get to the Spore applet I made in August through the menu on the top of this page. I hope to add more in the next months. I’ll keep you posted. If you have any remarks, suggestions or ideas, please tell me!

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Tags: Fanstuff · Me

More on 3D Spore models

September 8th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Surfing the web today I found a site that prints your 3D designs, Shapeways. In their blog they did a little special about Spore. Also included was a cool video featuring Blender as rendering tool, and some really nice examples.

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Tags: Fanstuff · Spore · Video

Spore Processing application

August 2nd, 2009 · 4 Comments

I told you guys a while ago I was looking into the Spore API. I finally got it to work properly using Processing, a wonderful, free, programming tool made to visualize data. I will be off for a holiday in Greece in a few days and I want you to find new stuff here, even […]

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Tags: Fanstuff · Spore

Spore ladder on Sporemania

July 12th, 2009 · 2 Comments

My gracious hosts have made a full automatic Spore ladder on their Sporemania forum. All you have to do to enter is create a free account with a name which is spelled exactly the same as your Spore name and play as you normally do!

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Tags: Fanstuff · News · Spore

Spore and MarioKart

June 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Simprograms found us a great Adventure made by the incredible Fotosynthesis: MarioKart! Remember, he was one of the guys who Maxis flew in to get a taste of this expansion. Judging by this Adventure, I’d say that was a smart investment.
If you already have Spore:GA you can download the adventure here.

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Tags: Fanstuff · Spore · Video

Creation Contest

May 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Spore Programs and Sporedum have finally decided on the finalists in their Uber Creation Contest.

You can vote for your favorite in the thread on the US Spore forums.

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Tags: Fanstuff · Spore

Spore Tips

April 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Today I fixed an omission in the list of Spore related blogs. Parkaboy, one of the more familiar creators and SporeMaster of the official forum, posts hints and tips for Spore Creators since 2008 on his blog called “Spore Tips“.
He recently started posting a bit more again… and I have reason to believe he […]

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Tags: Fanstuff