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Entries from April 2009

Spore GA video

April 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Sporemania found a new spore GA video. Its name and content suggest more of these will be released soon.

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Tags: Spore · Video

GA pictures and preview at IGN

April 30th, 2009 · No Comments

IGN features a new preview of the Spore Galactic Adventures expansion and has a load of new screenshots to admire. Found by SporesIllustrated.

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Cassini Equinox

April 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Space exploration and Robots are made for each other. As you know I am a big fan of the two Mars Rovers, but there is another robot using its prolonged life for extra duty: Cassini.
Its ’second life’ mission is called Equinox. The name comes from the upcoming Saturnian equinox in August this year when its […]

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Tags: Astronomy

Gliese 581

April 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Although there is no data coming from the Kepler telescope yet, there is some exiting news from the exoplanet hunting front. One of the stars that has long been known to host planets, Gliese 581, is now confirmed to have at least four planets circling it.
Though this newest found planet is not in the habitable […]

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Tags: Astronomy

New 360 degree Spore screenies

April 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Two new 3D screenshots of Galactic Adventures emerged on GiantBomb. To view them leftclick and drag, like before. Please let me know if it doesn’t work for you.
Infestation
Three more after the click: Concert in the Park, Ruins of Doom and Arena of Oorama.

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Stone Librande Tour

April 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments

It’s all over the ‘net: Maxis designer Stone Librande is touring US uni’s with a lecture about Designing Playfully. These lectures come including a demo of what you can do using the Galactic Adventures expansion to prototype games. What is extra cool for us non-USians, Chungking Espresso (aka Simon Ferrari) wrote down an excellent report […]

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Tags: Maxoids · Spore

Spore GA 360-degree Screenshots

April 19th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Gamespot hosts a new interview with the guys from the Galactic Adventures team. An interesting feature are the 360-degree screenshots. Leftclick and drag in them to change the angle.

The 360-degree screenshot technology works by taking six pictures inside the game where the camera is pointing in the […]

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Video Interview with Will Wright on Web 2.0 Expo

April 18th, 2009 · No Comments

Fora.tv published an interview with Will Wright that was held in the context of the recent Web 2.0 Expo.

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Tags: Maxoids · Spore · Video

Spore Galactic Adventures Video Interview

April 17th, 2009 · No Comments

The website Giant Bomb was present at an EA event, and posted the following interview with Kip Katseralis:

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Tags: Spore · Video

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