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Vote for the best story idea to win!!

Inkling: Keabu's Excellent Adventure
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Flisch: Crash landing on Aquana
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Didero: A Day In The Life Of A Galactic Explorer
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Voting closed: July 25, 2009, 05:05:31 am

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I ended up with two copies of Spore Galactic Adventures so I'm going to give one away in a contest.

Rules:
You must write an adventure story that you would like to make if you owned the game. Don't make it too long, a short story is fine. Pictures and drawings would be good. Entries will be put up for a forum vote and the best one wins a copy. I'm willing to ship anywhere so there is no restrictions.

If you win, then you must make that story to go in the Gaming Steve sporecast.

Contest ends Sat, July 18th, voting to start on Sunday July 19th.

Good luck!!
« Last Edit: July 19, 2009, 03:36:37 pm by LadyM »



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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2009, 07:16:08 am »
Thats the Gamingsteve Adventures sporecast right? Or is there another one?

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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2009, 11:25:42 am »
There is a regular Gaming Steve Sporecast but it could go in both.

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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2009, 11:42:10 am »
Can non-US people participate?
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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2009, 11:44:22 am »
She said she was willing to ship anywhere. Unless there are any exceptions.

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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2009, 12:21:11 pm »
If that's the case, I might join in. I've been wanting to buy it for a while now but a bunch of stuff happened in my life money related that has stopped me from buying it for the time being :\
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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2009, 02:28:26 pm »
This is a great idea! Best of luck to those who participate!

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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2009, 06:10:41 pm »
Can we have stuff in the plot that might be difficult to make in-game? eg. if you have to go to a cave, you'd need to make boulder looking buildings and surround the playable area with them.
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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2009, 07:55:15 pm »
Oh, I like the sound of this.  I'll need to go watch some Galactic Adventure videos to see what the game is capable of.
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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #9 on: July 15, 2009, 01:05:25 pm »
Can non-US people participate?
Yes I will ship anywhere. No exceptions.

Can we have stuff in the plot that might be difficult to make in-game? eg. if you have to go to a cave, you'd need to make boulder looking buildings and surround the playable area with them.
You are free to design as you like.

Is anyone going to participate?

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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2009, 01:50:25 pm »
I was just about to post my entry.

Keabu's Excellent Adventure


I'll probably make a new version or two for the adventure

Keabu is the leader of the Emerald Bay tribe of Nautalids, a race of laid back land-squid hippies.  All he and his people do all day is eat, sleep, and get wasted on Scrill juice.  Then one day, the little green blobs talking to Keabu turn out to be more real than usual.  The green blobs are aliens!  They tell Keabu and his tribe that they would like to be allies and show them the wonders of the galaxy.  But unfortunately, another alien race, the Scrawbs, have already arrived and are in talks with the uptight and sober Freshwater Nautalids that live upstream.  The aliens say that the Scrawbs will bring a terrible reign of sobriety and actual work to the Nautalids.  A treaty between the two alien races means that the friendly aliens cannot interfere once the Scrawbs claim a planet, and the native creatures must make the Scrawb leave on their own.

You must lead Keabu the peaceful hippie inland to the Freshwater Nautalid village and find a way to make the advanced and industrious Scrawb leave your planet.  Otherwise, the Good Times are over!

Rated E10+ for comic mischief and mild drug use.
« Last Edit: July 15, 2009, 02:41:11 pm by Inkling »
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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #11 on: July 16, 2009, 04:55:26 pm »
Crash landing on Aquana


(I tried to keep close to the cartoony style of Spore. >_>)

The adventure starts near a wreck - your ship. While the ship itself is damaged, it has repairing drones, that could repair the ship, if the energy core of your ship wasn't damaged by the crash as well. However, a Mallen sees the smoke coming out of your ship and leads you to his tribe. There the shaman tells you, that he knows where to get a new energy core from another crashed ship nearby and that the Mallen are going to help you repairing the core if you help them with a problem.

Recently, the tribe leader has been bitten by a venomous eel-like fish and is about to die, if the tribe can't get to find the antidote. The shaman knows how to make a new antidote, but without the tribe leader, they can't go out of their village to find the ingredients used for the antidote. In the end you agree to help them.

The shaman explains to you, that to make the antidote, you need three different things. The adventure is split into three subquests to find the three different ingredients.

First subquest:


The first ingredient is leaves from a certain plant. Sounds rather easy at first, but unfortunately this plant lives in symbiosis with a very dangerous animal called the Saberhead. The Saberheads guard the plant at all times and make it very difficult to get near that plant. This quest lets you choose what to do. Either you can try to avoid the Saberheads walking around as they have a very low sight radius or you can try to fight the Saberheads, which might be difficult if you encounter a herd. Whatever you do, the important thing is, that you return to the village with a leaf from the plant.

Second subquest:


The second ingredient is the blood from the Sungulper, a very ferocious insectoid predator living in the swamps of Aquana. This quest is more straight-forward than the first one, because the only way to obtain the blood of the beast is to fight it. Luckily though, there is only one Sungulper you will encounter as these animals are loners. Once you kill the Sungulper, you can collect some of its blood and bring it back to the village.

Third subquest:


The third ingredient is the egg of a Tricorn. These noble creatures live in large herds and are normally calm herbivores unless you mess with their eggs, which, unfortunately, you are just going to do. To steal an egg from the Tricorns' nest is not easy, because there are many of them and they might attack you immediately. Furthermore the Mallen tribe believes, that Tricorns are sacred beings and killing one is a bad omen, that will bring harm upon the whole village. This means, that you must not kill any of the Tricorns. This leaves only with one option: avoid their sight radius and get away before they realize the missing egg.

Once you bring back all the three ingredients, the shaman can brew the antidote and the tribe is saved. To show their gratitude, the Mallen keep their promise to help you out and bring you another, undamaged energy core which you can use to activate the ship's repairing units, so that your ship can leave the planet again.
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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #12 on: July 17, 2009, 12:38:01 am »
I quite like that idea Flisch.

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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #13 on: July 17, 2009, 01:06:12 am »
A Day In The Life Of A Galactic Explorer

You are an explorer, always on the lookout for new inhabited planets. While they're not too rare, it's always fun to find a new civilization.
The planet you found today is inhabited by a fairly advanced species. By intercepting some of their transmissions, you gather that they're completely unaware of the possibility of other life being present in the galaxy. Furthermore, the planet isn't unified; there are several countries, each with its own culture. Some are violent, some are religious, and some appear, luckily, rather peaceful and calm.
It's your job to acquaint this species with the galaxy, and convince them there are other species out there, one nation at the time. Follow the Galactic Guidelines for Species Interaction, which states, among other rules, that "communication with a newly discovered species should be done as peaceful as possible, to show good intentions", so try to not too kill too many. Another rule states that "you must not try to convince the species you are a god or god-like being, and you must deny and correct any of the species' assumptions that you might be." So don't show off too much.
Good luck!

I don't know if this is feasible to make in Galactic Adventures, but I could always try.
Also, no pictures, since I can't draw at all well.

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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #14 on: July 18, 2009, 06:05:34 pm »
Last chance to enter. I'll put the poll up tomorrow and the vote can begin.

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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #15 on: July 18, 2009, 07:14:30 pm »
Theres only 3 entries here? not much of a competition. Yeah not many people visit the forums here these days.

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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2009, 03:36:07 pm »
Okay, the vote is up. It will go for 5 days. Good luck!!

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Re: LadyM's Galactic Adventure Contest: Win a copy of the expansion
« Reply #17 on: July 19, 2009, 04:05:52 pm »
Theres only 3 entries here? not much of a competition. Yeah not many people visit the forums here these days.
That, or most of the people here have GA.
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Ohhh. I'm torn between Keabu's Excellent Adventure and Crash landing on Aquana!
Halp! Hippie Squids vs Well thought out and interesting tribal adventure! It's too much!!
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Oh, I've got things thought out.  I just approached the story as a teaser to the adventure, and I'm still not positive on what exactly can be done with the game.  I guess it would be unfair to elaborate on my story at this point, though.
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Something like: Mauler Of Mommys

Two Bobbits find a magical bracelet and must journey accross the great wastes of the black marsh to arrive at mount Doom and destroy the evil bracelet and stop the forces of evil. Along the way they find 2 more bobbits and a troupe of juggling circuis clowns to aid them on the way and help protect them from the evil Wing Wraths who are trying to take the bracelet for them selves and return it to thier master, Lord Locksly of evilshire, who wants to use the magical bracelet to raise his army of mommys and take over the world with bandages. Before the end the Bobbits fight in a feirce battle to save Iddle Mirth from the army of evil mommys and retake evilshire once and for all.

(Note: I allready own Galactic Adventures).

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Switch my vote from Flisch to Inkling.
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Switch my vote from Flisch to Inkling.
You can do that yourself. I put that option in.


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Oh exciting, we have a tie. Three more days to vote!!

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Go Inkling!

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Out of curiosity, what happens if this ends in a tie?
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Out of curiosity, what happens if this ends in a tie?
They have to share.

You'll never know why.
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I hope LadyM doesn't go King Solomon on us.  Nobody wants half a cd.
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I hope LadyM doesn't go King Solomon on us.  Nobody wants half a cd.

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Out of curiosity, what happens if this ends in a tie?
That would be quite the dilemma. Let's see what happens on the day it closes.

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Wow, it's tied again.  :o

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How about this.

Let Ink and Flisch elaborate more on their stories. Then re-poll everyone again.

Or we can put both of them in a cage and watch them fight. :-\

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Thanks to Gec I can't stop imaging Inkling's avatar fighting Flisch's avatar in a WWE steel cage match. The santa hat only makes it more ridiculous. 0<l:P

You'll never know why.
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we can put both of them in a cage and watch them fight. :-\

Yeah sounds like fun... for us.

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Uhh, there is no need for that. I voted for Flisch, but now I realized, if he gets GA, he won't continue Genetic Evolution!
So Yeah, I'm withdrawing my vote.
« Last Edit: July 25, 2009, 12:52:09 am by Digital Hellhound »
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Looks like Inkling won. Congrats! PM me your address and I'll get it shipped to you on Monday.

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Hooray!! Thanks everyone!
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Uhh, there is no need for that. I voted for Flisch, but now I realized, if he gets GA, he won't continue Genetic Evolution!
So Yeah, I'm withdrawing my vote.
Wait a second.

So I get a penalty for spending my freetime to make soemthing for you while not gaining anything at all in return?

I guess my To-do-list just became one item shorter. (Or rather twelve plus actually running the game.)
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Everybody say "Thanks Digital Hellhound"

THANKS DIGITAL HELLHOUND

>_>

Seriously now, I really hope Flisch won't neglect GE just because he didn't get GA

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Uhh, there is no need for that. I voted for Flisch, but now I realized, if he gets GA, he won't continue Genetic Evolution!
So Yeah, I'm withdrawing my vote.
Wait a second.

So I get a penalty for spending my freetime to make soemthing for you while not gaining anything at all in return?

I guess my To-do-list just became one item shorter. (Or rather twelve plus actually running the game.)

If it makes you feel any better i voted for Didero. :P

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Uhh, there is no need for that. I voted for Flisch, but now I realized, if he gets GA, he won't continue Genetic Evolution!
So Yeah, I'm withdrawing my vote.

Hellhound, you just did the opposite of what you thought you done. I know this is obvious.
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Yeah, I know. I was supposed to send Flisch a PM, but I'm too tired to do that now (got back from vacation).
The point of the PM would have been ' Don't quit on Genetic Evolution, just ban me from it and continue with the others' and 'GA is ****ing cheap, though I guess it would've been nice to get it mailed to you'.
The sentence ' just because one of your fans decides to be an idiot doesn't mean you should punish them all'.
So, sorry everyone, but if Flisch decides to cry and give up, well, too bad.
I just hopes he realizes I'm the idiot, you're innocent and deserve Genetic Evolution.

EDIT: Oh, and Flisch, if it makes you feel any better, my screen broke, killing MY forum game (before that, it was killed by me getting GA for a couple weeks, So Yeah)
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@Inkling Have you made your adventure yet?

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Maybe it hasn't come in the mail for him yet.

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He got it a week ago, he said. *pokes Inkling*

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Waah!  Don't poke me there, that tickles.

I thought I would practice on another adventure first to get the hang of the editor, but that's been more time consuming than I expected and I've been busy this week.  But don't worry, I'm getting there.
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Double post to let you know that I've finished my practice adventure:

http://www.spore.com/sporepedia#qry=usr-Inkling%7C2262877749%3Asast-500421865016

I'll start Keabu's Excellent Adventure soon.
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