Spore: First Impressions

I'd LOVE to have written a post on how awesome Spore is, what a great game/simulation it is, and how I've been playing it nonstop since it was released. But I can't. I prepurchased Spore for Mac on September 5 - 2 days before the release - and have yet to receive a download link for Spore for Mac from EA. They sent me links to the PC AutoDownloader, and PC installer. [Read More]
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Spore Creature Creator

I've been following Spore since I saw the first demo at TED. I remember playing SimCity back in the day (on my Amiga 1000!), and SimEarth, and the other variants, and have really been looking forward to Spore. It's really a universe simulator, where players interact at various scales separated by orders of magnitude. The full game starts at the single cell stage, evolving up through multicellular life, eventually up to group and society, and finally planetary and galactic scales. [Read More]
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