Is Spore right for me?

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#1 Posted by License_To_Bill (811 posts) -

Believe me when I say I've not a creative bone in my body. In any given game, character customization is the last thing I do, after I've run out of other things, and I don't have a particularly fun time doing it.
So I ask: Is the gameplay in Spore alone enough to justify a purchase? It doesn't look like much. A dumbed-down Civ, maybe, but we have one of those already. It's Revolution.

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#2 Posted by Demilich (2648 posts) -

Are you a casual gamer?

>y

>n


Any answer resulting in 'Y', categorizes you as a suitable match for Spore! Congratulations gamer!

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#3 Posted by License_To_Bill (811 posts) -

D: Thank you, multiple-choice stranger!

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#4 Posted by Vaxadrin (2319 posts) -

Ask your doctor if Spore is right for you.

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#5 Posted by Demilich (2648 posts) -

Check your genitals for Spore today.

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#6 Posted by HitNRun (343 posts) -

Spore is prohibited by federal and state law except in cases of medical necessity approved and prescribed by a doctor.

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#7 Posted by License_To_Bill (811 posts) -

Spore? In my vagina?

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#8 Posted by Demilich (2648 posts) -

Current profile studies indicate that you are 98.99999999999999999% unlikely to have a Vulva. Please stand by and await further Civil Authority instructions.

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#9 Posted by License_To_Bill (811 posts) -

I think this thread can be dragged to the backyard and shot.

Or locked.

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#10 Posted by Otacon (2282 posts) -

It's a pretty casual experience but fun all the same. A lot of the customization of your creature if you play the game from cell onwards is for practical benefit. When prompted to create buildings or ships you can just find someone else's online that you like. I'd say it's still worth a purchase.

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#11 Posted by License_To_Bill (811 posts) -
Otacon said:
"It's a pretty casual experience but fun all the same. A lot of the customization of your creature if you play the game from cell onwards is for practical benefit. When prompted to create buildings or ships you can just find someone else's online that you like. I'd say it's still worth a purchase."
An opinion! Whoo! Thanks. I'm still looking into it.
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#12 Posted by wefwefasdf (6730 posts) -

I want to try it out before I get it. Do they offer a demo?

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#13 Posted by brukaoru (5134 posts) -
SpikeSpiegel said:
"I want to try it out before I get it. Do they offer a demo?"
You can find a trial here: http://www.spore.com/trial
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#14 Posted by Kyle (2377 posts) -

nah, don't bother. creation is really the driving motivation in the game. i dont see how someone who hates character creation would like it.

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