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Entries from March 2010

Human Heritage

March 29th, 2010 · No Comments

You probably know that Homo Sapiens once shared the world with another human species, the Neanderthal. An interesting thought what that must have been like, subject of the books written by Jean M. Auel. Now scientists have found a finger bone of a third human species that lived during that time. Even though it is […]

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Caryl Shaw leaves Maxis

March 16th, 2010 · No Comments

SimPrograms bring us the news that Caryl Shaw, Senior Producer for Spore, is leaving EA/Maxis to work with ngmoco, which specializes in games for iPhone and iPod touch. In a reaction to the post she thanks the Spore community.

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Game Developers Conference 2010 speeches

March 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Three of the people who have been working on Spore have presented at this years’ GDC: Soren Johnson, Chris Hecker and Will Wright.
Chris Hecker talked about achievements in games, and why game makers should beware using them.
Soren Johnson gave the keynote speech on the serious games track and talked about themes in games and how […]

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Play a new Facebook sim

March 8th, 2010 · No Comments

If you are interested in simgames and a member of facebook you maybe interested in applying for a closed beta test of a new Facebook game. The makers of Spore’s Facebook sister game Spore Islands posted a request on the forum a while ago. If you want you can still apply. I have and I […]

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Glad to be Back!

March 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

As you might have noticed, this site has experienced some downtime the last couple of days, I am sorry for any inconvience. I am glad to be back!
By the way, visitors looking for the Spore app advertised on Spore.com you can click the “APPS” tab on the main menu above, or click this link.

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