Spore is a game from Maxis in which you evolve a creature from the cell stage to space exploration. It consists of multiple stages: cell, creature, tribal, civilization, and space exploration. The basic mechanics of each stage consists of gaining reward points (DNA for cell and creature, food for ...

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How do I back up Spore?

I'm about to move from one computer to another and don't want to lose my Spore save. How do I back up or transfer a Spore save? Previously, I tried copying ...\AppData\Roaming\SPORE and pasting it ...
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I Can Not Find Any Galactic Adventures IN GAME?

So I bought Sporeā„¢ around 2 years ago, and the Galactic Adventuresā„¢ EP. Played all the way to the Space stage from Cell and was given maybe two mandatory Adventures to play through. But since then I ...
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Alliance benefits?

What are alliance benefits between me and another empire? So far my experience is: That if they are attacked, I have to come and help (otherwise they claim it as "Failed Missions"). But when I am ...
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Is Spore as effective as on, when off?

On some games, like tribal survival management. When you tell a person, to collect "fishes" for example and then ratio is 1 fish/minute and you turn your computer for 2 hours. When you will log in ...
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Are Spore Galactic Adventures only about filming?

So far as I see. Spore: Galactic Adventures. Are only about filming and sharing stages with other players, judging by this video: ...
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How to get full T2?

I am stuck with this: How do I unlock it? Only I have is "Atmosphere Generator". I don't want to use it, cause I haven't found another one and I am scared that if I use it, it won't succeed to get ...
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How do things work when multiple game saves try to punt each other around?

I have multiple saved games. One of them intends to eventually ally with the Grox. Another intends to wipe out all other empires. A third intends to control the galaxy via trade. At some point, some ...
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I seem to be dying for some reason on inhospitable planets

Every now and then when hanging around a T0 planet my ship suddenly starts taking a lot of damage for no clear reason. I know it's not from destructive geysers because they provide obvious knockback. ...
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What causes empires to attack other empires?

I like to ally every empire I meet, but sometimes my allies will fight wars with each other, constantly nagging me to help them against each other and becoming angry that I didn't. What causes AI ...
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How to reliably capure cities instead of destroying them?

Sometimes you are forced to fight a spacefaring civilization. Sometimes their homeworld planet happens to have 10 cities and a precious sort of spice. Sometimes you really fancy the idea of capturing ...
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Can you change your icon color in Spore?

In Spore, tribal stage and beyond. You have an "icon color" of blue. Is there an option somewhere that lets you change this? I glanced over the game settings to no avail. In a game that lets you ...
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What triggers an AI empire?

AI empires are created around you as you go, but exactly what actions will cause an empire to be created and go active? Right now I'm forced to either ally or wipe out (take that, you ...
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Can I meet the Grox or get to the center of the galaxy without antagonizing anybody?

The Grox are remarkably unpleasant, and will hound you on your way to the galactic core and back, and then possibly go into a nearly-infinite war with you, being extremely hard to eradicate at 2400 ...
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Can you check your progress before moving to next stage?

I seem to be unable to find out myself, but is there a way to check your progress after achieving the milestone to reach the next stage? For example, if during cell phase I get enough to move to land, ...
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How can I add more parts to my already complex captain?

I've unlocked some captain parts, but can only equip some of them before my captain's complexity meter maxes out. Is there any way for me to equip my captain with all these awesome things for which ...
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Can't start the “go to war with another empire” mission

When you first get into the space stage in Spore, your homeworld has some missions for you to carry out. One of them, "It's time to go to war with another empire", often seems to be impossible to ...
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How can you determine a Spore save game's difficulty level?

I started a game in Spore, and I'm now at creature stage. However, I can't remember which difficulty level I selected when I started my game (at cell stage). Is there any way for me to find out ...
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Does Origin support Spore?

I came across my old Spore account last week, and contacted EA about if it works on Origin. They asked for me verification and I gave it to them, they verified my Spore account was valid. The support ...
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I can't open Spore on my Mac

It's been a long time since I tried to play spore on my iMac. I reinstalled it today and whenever I try to open it my screen will go black, a blue box will flash on my screen, my cursor will change a ...
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Cannot get past start screen in Spore

I just installed the game Spore. When I first dowloaded it off of Steam and updated it I thought it would work fine; I did my "homework" by searching in forums and such about reviews of the game so I ...
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How can I play Galactic Adventures in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have installed Spore and Galactic Adventures in Ubuntu 12.04 using wine-1.4, but when I try to launch Galactic Adventures, the normal game launches. Is there any way to get it to launch with the ...
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Does Spore Creature Creator offer the same editing functions as Spore?

I'm thinking of buying the Spore Creature Creator, and I'm wondering if it has all the editors/parts of the full Spore game?
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Am I able to install spore GA on my Macbook Pro? [closed]

So I recently got a Macbook Pro OSX 10.7 Lion (2.3 GHz, Intel core processor), and I've been wondering if it's possible for me to install spore on it (including all patches and expansion packs). My ...
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Spore freezes after playing for a while

I've been playing spore for a while now, and I found 2 peculiar phenomenons in the game: Some graphics (such as the monolith, the construction of a colony and lava on planets) don't show up. By ...
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How do I deal with this “system under attack” graphics bug in Spore?

In Spore, sometimes when I'm in the space stage, I will get something like this: As you can see, the "system under attack" symbol with the big downward-pointing arrow appears over each system, but ...
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Can you install Spore on multiple computers?

I have just put a copy of Spore on eBay. Someone has already messaged me asking if there will be any issues installing it on their computer if it has already been installed on mine. Will there be any ...
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A few problems with installing Spore (Mac)

I'm trying to install Spore on my Mac (MacBook Pro 13', Dual Core, Snow-Leopard). I'm having a few problems... Not long ago a friend of mine gave me his Spore copy and his Spore key code to try and ...
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shrinking and growing creatures in spore GA (laptop)

When you are making a mission, is it possible to turn creatures into epics and babies an spore galactic adventure even though you don't have a scrolling wheel or if you have a laptop?
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Is there gameplay advantage of adding multiple similar parts to your creature in Spore?

In Spore, when adding a new part to your creature you gain the abilities that come with it (e.g. charm level 2, sneak level 1). Naturally, adding a better part (e.g. charm level 4) or replacing the ...
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What's the harm of dying in Spore?

Is there any harm, or any other effect from dying in Spore, in cell or creature phase? It seems to me that the only consequence is that you get a death mark to your evolution history. However you ...
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Neutralize the Grox

In the game Spore, is there a non-cheat way to neutralize the Grox, whether by allying with them, utterly defeating them, or some other method?