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Entries from May 2008

Tribal Stage Video

May 30th, 2008 · 10 Comments

This time it’s Spore’s software engineers who talk us through the Stage.

You can download a hi-res version at IGN.

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Massive Spore Tribal Images

May 30th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Storm informed me that there is a large number of huge new Tribal images to admire on IGN. A downsized selection:
Tribal Village
Shaman in action
Gathering eggs from the Cattle Pen

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Another Spore Creature video

May 30th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Had enough of Spore videos lately? Nah, I didn’t think so. Gamevideos has a new Creature video up:

The video is uploaded by Rob Bowen, staff member of 1UP, and since they haven’t done a Spore CC preview yet, I guess we can look forward to one appearing soon.

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Robots and Animal Locomotion

May 30th, 2008 · No Comments

Remember the cockroaches and their behavior? The interesting blog Dubious Quality links a video were the story is explained together with many other interesting robotic antics. It’s on YouTube, so here it is…

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Tags: Biology · Robots · Video

Tribal

May 30th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Even in this day and age there are still people who live tribal style, with no contacts outside the tribe. This week pictures were taken from an unknown tribe in the amazon jungle. The pictures were taken to prove to the world these forests should be left alone because people still live there.

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Tags: Sociology · Spore

Creature Sizes

May 30th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Looking closely at the Spore Overview Video, at about 0:39, there is a hint how the creatures can vary in size. We have seen epic creatures, but we haven’t seen much of the other end of the scale. In this shot of an encounter of two roughly human sized creatures, there are two creatures who […]

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Spore YouTube channel

May 29th, 2008 · 6 Comments

EA UK informs us there’s a Spore channel on UK’s YouTube.
Feathers!

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Video of Maxis made Creatures

May 28th, 2008 · 8 Comments

Look what I found at Gamevideos: What it lacks on video quality is more than made up for by the quality of the creatures!

Update: Benji and Petreak found us another new video on the same site, well done guys. If you want to see the video in full res go to the site and click […]

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Avalanche of new Spore images

May 28th, 2008 · 5 Comments

The first batch comes from Boomtown. Click the link to read a tiny bit of news too. To really make count what you during the Cell Stage, your Creature will have one of three possible superpowers. What these might be is not disclosed.

The others are from our Polish friends, over at SporeSimy. A new […]

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Will Wright talks us through Spore

May 27th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Rob of MySporepage.com found us a new movie.

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