Spore Galactic Adventures


Beam Down to New Adventures. In Spore, you evolved your creature from tidepool blob to galactic traveler. For the first time ever, get out of your starship, bring your closest allies with you, and explore all-new adventure-packed worlds. Complete quests, collect the rewards, then create and share your own missions.

SPORE Galactic Adventures is the first SPORE level expansion pack*. Through it PC gamers will experience deeper space stage gameplay than ever before. For the first time, players’ spacefaring creatures will be able to explore new planets and earn rewards for completing challenging missions. This add-on allows players to beam down to planets, play mission-based adventures and even create their own customized adventures for the first time.

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Creating our Space Captain hero 'SPORE Galactic Adventures'
Level up your Space Captain.
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More than 30 powerful accessories in 'SPORE Galactic Adventures'
30+ powerful accessories.
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Create and share missions online 'SPORE Galactic Adventures'
Create & share missions online.
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City/civilization building abilities 'SPORE Galactic Adventures'
Arrange society as you like.
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In SPORE Galactic Adventures each adventure has a unique reward to upgrade a space creature with special accessories — from an Energy Blade and Stunning Charm, to a Jump Jet and more. Players can fight their way to victory as a Warrior, dance with new friends as a Bard, and much more. Also, a new Adventure Creator will allow players to build and share online their own custom missions, providing almost endless gameplay possibilities.

*Requires the original SPORE to play.

Key Features:

  • Play Maxis-created missions all over the galaxy, featuring puzzle, combative, racing, and social gameplay styles.
  • Level up your space captain and ans be rewarded by earning more than 30 powerful new accessories including Energy Blade, Acrobat Dance, Hover, Stunning Charm, Jump Jet.
  • Create your own missions with the all-new Adventure Creator and then share then online.
  • Play and rank an endless supply of adventures when you join the vibrant SPORE community.
  • Terraform planets and for the first time place buildings, creatures, vehicles.

System Requirements:

Minimum PC Specifications: Minimum Mac Specifications:
OS: Windows Vista/Window XP Mac OS X 10.5.3 Leopard or higher
Processor: 2.0 GHz P4 or higher Intel Core Duo Processor
RAM: 768 MB Vista/512 MB XP 1024 MB RAM
Video Card: 128 MB video card, with Pixel Shader 2.0. Supported cards: ATI Radeon series: 9500, 9600, 9800, X300, X600, X700, X800, X850, X1300, X1600, X1800, X1900, X1950, 2400, 2600, 2900, 3650, 3850; NVIDIA GeForce series FX 5900, FX 5950, 6200, 6500, 6600, 6800, 7200, 7300, 7600, 7800, 7900, 7950, 8400, 8500, 8600, 8800; Intel Extreme Graphics GMA 950, GMA X3000, GMA X3100.

The NVIDIA GeForce FX series is unsupported under Vista

ATI X1600 or NVidia 7300 GT with 128 MB of Video RAM, or Intel Integrated GMA X3100. Supported cards: ATI Radeon series: X1600, X1900, HD 2400, HD 2600; NVIDIA GeForce series 7300, 7600, 8600, 8800; Intel Extreme Graphics GMA X3100.

This game will not run on PowerPC (G3/G4/G5) based mac systems.

DVD-ROM: 4x DVD-ROM drive or faster 4x DVD-ROM drive or faster
Hard Drive Space: 3GB free hard drive space 3GB free hard drive space
Other: Keyboard or other input device Minimum PC Specifications

$ 3.99

Reviews

  1. 14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
    3.0 out of 5 stars
    Good, but not fully integrated, February 11, 2010
    By 
    Me (Silver Spring, MD United States) –

    = Fun:3.0 out of 5 stars 
    This review is from: Spore Galactic Adventures (DVD-ROM)

    Galactic Adventures is a good expansion, it jolts another spark of life into Spore, which, though fun, can get old. Thanks to Galactic Adventures, I’m playing Spore for the first time in months. But it doesn’t feel like it. And that’s the problem.

    When I play, I don’t think, “Oh, I feel like playing Spore,” I think, “Oh, I feel like playing GA.” They feel like two different entities, tied together by a loose connection: creativity. Galactic adventures is very creative, and gives you as much, if not more, creative freedom as Spore. But, this expansion not only covers only the space stage, but it doesn’t even do much for the space stage. When you play adventures in space stage, it feels like you switched from playing Spore to playing GA, which you have. Once you finish, Space stage is no different.

    There were many other expansions that would’ve been more immersed in the core game. Fans have for a long time waited for water creatures and water civilizations to be added back into the game. Allowing creatures to choose to stay underwater would affect most of the game, no?

    Or just more scientific accuracy. So often the game feels shallow and oversimplified, adding just a few more scientific elements could change that.

    Galactic Adventures is worth buying, yes. But it certainly isn’t the best that EA/Maxis could’ve done and is hopefully not the direction they’re headed with further expansions.

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  2. J. Nardolilli says:
    6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Looking for something to do in the space stage?, February 3, 2010
    By 
    J. Nardolilli (Pittsburgh, PA) –
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    = Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars 
    This review is from: Spore Galactic Adventures (DVD-ROM)

    The space stage is huge but feels a little empty in the original. After dozens of interspecies wars and genocides, a galactic dictator can get kind of bored. With GA, there’s a whole new set of actions to do, including designing levels yourself which feels even more satisfying than making your own ships (though some of the gameplay limitations are frustrating, there are work arounds online). Now, you can alternate between managing and improving your empire, expanding through wars and trade, missions for random allies, and doing these adventures. It adds a needed bit of diversity to the space stage and makes it a lot more interesting.

    While the maxis made levels are excellent, some of the user created ones suck. There are exceptions to the latter, however, and the quick play function lets you dive right into adventures sorted by rating to find the diamonds in the rough. Now, if only your captain could drive vehicles…

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  3. Bob Dafter "i like cheese" says:
    23 of 32 people found the following review helpful
    3.0 out of 5 stars
    The Creature stage meets the Space stage., June 29, 2009
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    Bob Dafter “i like cheese” (somewhere over the rainbow) –

    = Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
    This review is from: Spore Galactic Adventures (DVD-ROM)

    That sums it up for you.

    Ill get it out of the way and say YES this does, no surprise, have DRM but i bought this to support maxis, not EA.

    If your not happy with working to get your game to work then stop reading and remove this from your cart. First it updates to v1.04, which i couldn’t start because of a run time error. That was fixed when i found a fix on the forums though. Then it wanted my DVD or it would not start, I have no idea why though. I put it in ther,e fiddled with some stuff and finally by the grace of God it started.

    On to the game itself. The mission creating is fairly powerful, and yes you can make some really neat stuff. Then again all of spores user created content has great editors. Getting a basic mission working is easy. However making it actually good takes time. Settings unit paths, placing trees and objects is all done one at a time.

    Should you wish to play some maxis created levels, most require you to use one of their characters and nothing else. Now it does suck but they want the match to be fair and challenging.

    If you want to play a Community created level (which so far they suck, but a good one will take time) dont get used to the luxury of dragging them from the website to your folder (if you do that). You MUST go through GA to do this.

    One last thing i must mention is this uses a different file to start with. If you start from your basic spore.exe and dont see anything, there is another icon you should use.

    Overall Good expansion with DRM and terrible problems.

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