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Did you get what you expected from Spore?

It is better than I ever hoped
It is as great as I hoped
I'm disappointed about the game
I didn't wait for Spore, but I like it
I didn't wait for Spore, and I don't like it

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Offline Petike

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Hype and punishment
« on: October 27, 2008, 01:27:22 am »
I'm curious, and I think enough time passed to correctly rate the game.


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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2008, 02:42:16 am »
You should have another one:
"I waited for spore for years, yet now I barely play."

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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2008, 02:48:34 am »
Well I am disapointed that it doesnt have many of the things in the 05 demo, but its still a great game none the less.

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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2008, 05:10:17 am »
I'm dissappointed that so many things in GDC 2007 weren't in.

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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2008, 05:31:51 am »
It's good as it is, but there's space for expansions (literally).
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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2008, 07:28:04 am »
It is everything I expected.  They showed us a game thick with user creation and sharing but not very deep in gameplay, and we got just that.   I expected and got an 8 game.

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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2008, 08:42:58 am »
Well, I'm really disappointed because I haven't been able to play yet.

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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2008, 09:33:15 am »
There's no option for "I waited for Spore and I enjoyed it." I didn't hope Spore was anything, I just knew about it 3 or 4 years ago and just waited patiently, not following news or anything. It's a really fun game, but I don't know if it's "great" yet. I still have to make up my mind on how much I like it, even though I've been playing since before the release.

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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2008, 10:20:44 am »
I'm disappointed, but I think it's also my fault; I'd waited so long by the time it arrived i just overindulged, sort of 'overplay' if you will. I've not touched it in weeks.

I feel a bit guilty about that actually. But I guess it's always there now if I want to dip in again.
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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2008, 10:28:00 am »
Like many I waited years for this game, and now like many I hardly play it, its not a bad game, it delivered on its editors, the graphics are great (a bit more gore would of been nice)  but failed on the gameplay side. The stages are just too simple and repetitive, Space phase can be fun but again to progress you have to repeat the same kind of missions too many times. I'm hoping that maybe in another years time we will have seen a few new gameplay features added and maybe I will revisit this game again, I will still play it from time to time until then, but I doubt I will play/evolve all the way though the game until updates comes along.  

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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #10 on: October 27, 2008, 10:28:52 am »
No option for "It's about as good as i expected"?

Some parts are better than i expected, other's are worse.  In all it was neither radically better nor worse than i expected.

I'm still playing... mostly with the editors.

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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #11 on: October 27, 2008, 10:39:54 am »
Count me in with the "waited for years, no longer play" group.

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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #12 on: October 27, 2008, 11:38:48 am »
I need a new option:

"Spore is good, but there are too many glitches and the patches suck."
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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #13 on: October 27, 2008, 12:14:09 pm »
I can't vote in this poll. I like playing the game, so I can't say I'm disappointed. :) That said, I can easily see (many) improvements too (plant editor! :D).
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Re: Hype and punishment
« Reply #14 on: October 27, 2008, 12:28:29 pm »
It's about as good as I expected.
I always kept Wright's words in my mind "Spore will not be a game for the hardcore gamer.", so I did expected it such.
Some parts can improve imo, but some parts are actually better. (for example: cel game)
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