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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #75 on: April 13, 2008, 09:37:01 pm »
Will Wright mentioned something about leaving the gaming scene once Spore is wrapped up, didnt he? Well, that makes me very worried. Why? Well, after all these years of waiting, imagine getting your pre-ordered pristine mint-condition spore box through the post, in the early morning post. You sign for it, and you dont even stop to say thankyou to the poor courier who carted it there for you. You shut the door in his face, grab the nearest suitable beverage, and dash to your computer. You slam the CD/DVD into your computer and start it installing, feverishly clutching your hands together, wringing them, kneeding the fingers back and forth between one another... its happening! Its really happening! Its here! Minute after minute, you stare at the progress bar, ticking away towards completion. A soothing back-tune, complete with teaser images of the many in-built in races. Finally, its done! You raise your cup/can to your lips to take the first, trembling sip as you double click the shortcut icon it neatly drops into the dead center of your monitor. All these years of waiting, all that collective work from the Maxis people, visualised by Will Wright in his final, parting masterwork... the screen blinks to black, and a airy sound rises in your speakers... the intro is about to begin.

"Never gonna give you up. Never gonna let you down. Never gonna run around and desert you..."

Will Wrights Spore was nothing more than a 6gig high-definition rickroll upon modern gamers, who threatened to pirate the final work of his career on the notion of not getting that final 0.01% of things they wanted. The container in your hand slips from your hands, landing, hot or cold, in your lap, tipping over. You may now be permenantly scarred in a very sensitive place, impairing your ability to breed. But that will never compare to the pain of what you just witnessed. The overlord of the nerds has passed on, but not without taking something precious from his treasonous heretical minions!

To me, that is only the way Spore could fail. Some of us are just want to mess around and make stuff, and we're happy as pie.

The hell?  People in this forum scare me, lol.

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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #76 on: April 13, 2008, 11:56:22 pm »
I dont even bother to read long posts like that.

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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #77 on: April 14, 2008, 02:16:57 am »
The hell?  People in this forum scare me, lol.
There is nothing to be afraid of, here. We are all friends in the spore forum.
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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #78 on: April 14, 2008, 04:04:27 am »
The hell?  People in this forum scare me, lol.
There is nothing to be afraid of, here. We are all friends in the spore forum.
Come closer so that I may touch your face, with my good hand.

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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #79 on: April 14, 2008, 05:27:43 am »
don't worry about this frail old chap. he's completely sane.

Like me!

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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #80 on: April 14, 2008, 06:26:20 am »
*walks in with a bloody scythe*
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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #81 on: April 15, 2008, 03:27:49 am »
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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #82 on: April 15, 2008, 05:52:23 am »
When turned to, I hiss incoherently.

(Honestly, they may or may not have merits, but as long as Spore doesn't step over it's "good for everyone" boundary, it will be a great success.)

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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #83 on: April 15, 2008, 05:01:37 pm »
some good points in th article, but not likely
Kings 2:23-24 --- The Holy Bible
23 From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some youths came out of the town and jeered at him. "Go on up, you baldhead!" they said. "Go on up, you baldhead!" 24 He turned around, looked at them and called down a curse on them in the name of the LORD. Then two bears came out of the woods and mauled forty-two of the youth.

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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #84 on: April 15, 2008, 05:04:20 pm »
I think it will be a major success, how can a game that simulates all the stages of evolution, has a average learning curve, and appeals to all ages fail. Time is the only thing that will tell us of it success, it took years to know of the sims series greatness and so will spore. And even if it fails in domestic gross Will and EA won't be scrummaging around for simoleans trying to cover up there losses on advertising and such :P.
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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #85 on: April 16, 2008, 03:11:06 am »
I hope spore won't fail, and that it hasn't been mainstreamed (dumbed-down) too much. BUT, if it turns out that it has may I present....

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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #86 on: April 16, 2008, 05:53:00 am »
Of course it has. The game was originally done in a very gritty, realistic tone, and has since had many interesting possibilities in it gutted out like so much fish. Does this mean it'll be bad? Well, that's a different story.
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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #87 on: April 16, 2008, 07:36:26 am »
How can you say it will be bad? you havent even played it yet. I could be the most fun game you've ever played... Then again It could also end up being just a fancy screensaver.

Spaceforce: Rogue Universe.. has been demoted to being about as fun as a screen saver, I could go on and on about that, but thats another story.

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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #88 on: April 16, 2008, 08:55:41 am »
I didn't say it was bad. Re-read what I said. I said it had been made mainstream and reduced/simplified.
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Re: "Spore will fail" says gameplayer.com
« Reply #89 on: April 16, 2008, 09:20:36 am »
Uh... that was a rhetorical question <.< ... >.>