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Entries from June 2009

I love Galactic Adventures!

June 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I have had the chance to play a little more, and I absolutely love crafting these worlds! I hope you’ll like them. I fear I need a lot more time to get it the way I want it, but here is an updated view of the first scene, to show you what I’m working on.

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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

First impressions

June 28th, 2009 · No Comments

The new Galaxy
More after the break…

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My copy of Spore:GA is in!

June 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Just a quick word to tell you that I’m still alive, and EA has been kind enough to send me a copy of Spore: Galactic Adventures. I’ll try to create some time this weekend to tell you about my first impressions. And I’ll add pictures…

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More Adventures by MaxisCactus

June 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Slowly but surely the Sporepedia is populated with Adventures. Sporedum found the following two, both made by the one and only MaxisCactus, both looking promising…

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Biomimetics: the Gecko tail

June 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This month the TED site features another inspiring talk by Robert Full. The subject of is talk is the Gecko, which most of you know has amazing feet. Feet that are now copied by engineers, and used in cute little wall-climbing robots. But the Gecko uses it tail in an amazing set of ways too.

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Tags: Biology · Robots

Will Wright interview by Industrygamers

June 18th, 2009 · No Comments

Apparently Industrygamers, formerly known as GameDaily, have interviewed Will Wright a while ago and decided to finally publish the whole interview a few days back. It main focus is on the Stupid Fun Club and the arrangement made with EA to stay working on Spore too. You can find the interview here.

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Spore Galactic Adventures Mini-game

June 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The English company Staak made a new website boasting a Galactic Adventures mini-game: http://www.sporegalacticadventures-sos.com/uk/. You can win sweet prizes, including one of the coveted Spore Creature Statues. I haven’t had time to try it out, so please let me know what you think!

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Spore Galactic Adventures Tutorial Videos

June 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Ramping up to the release date of Galactic Adventures, Maxis released not one, but two tutorial videos. Enjoy!

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Dutch GA Community Day

June 16th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Yesterday I had remarkable luck.
Let me explain: last week I received an email from Anita, AE Benelux’s Community Manager. They were planning a community day to show the Galactic Adventure Expansion to us. I am extremely busy at work, so I replied that I might have to decline, depending on the day they planned it. […]

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