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You think The game name should stay as Spore?Or should it be something like>SimSpore?

Yes keep Spore as the game name.
111 (91%)
No change it too a different name
3 (2.5%)
dose it matter?
7 (5.7%)
meh
1 (0.8%)

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Offline Greg16

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Re: SimSpore?
« Reply #60 on: March 13, 2006, 10:39:36 pm »
The "SimSpore" thing was based entirely on the fact that simspore.com was, I believe, registered by EA. Besides, Will Wright has said that he wants to work on something that's not another Sim game.
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Re: SimSpore?
« Reply #61 on: March 13, 2006, 10:42:03 pm »
Because otherwise, nobody would have registered that and redirected to a shock site! People are just too nice for that to happen on the internet!
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Re: SimSpore?
« Reply #62 on: March 14, 2006, 02:18:08 am »
Well I think its safe to say,we should see the name stay the way it is.101 votes to 10 :D,realy its 101 to 3.And I think Will Wright would of seen this. ;D.
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Re: SimSpore?
« Reply #63 on: March 14, 2006, 03:03:53 am »
To put this to rest:

Quote from: Will Wright in an interview with Wired
WN: What do you think about people calling Spore "Sim Everything?"

Wright: That was actually my first choice for a name. I thought I would call it Sim Everything, but we needed a secret name for the project, and our lead artist, Ocean Quigley, said, "How about Spore?"

The more we thought about it, the more we liked it. It just felt right. It works on different levels: You start as a little spore-like thing, but also you're seeding life in the world, and you're spreading it like a spore. Also, the content you're creating, that's very much what Spore is: the compressed representation of something that you send around and which propagates.

Also, not putting "Sim" in front of it was very refreshing to me. It feels like it wants to be breaking out into a completely different thing than what Sim was.

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