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Spore: Galactic Adventures is the first real add-on to Spore and focuses solely on the space phase of the game by adding role-playing elements to it. Was the captain of the player's ship previously an invisible entity without a name or anything, he now gets an individual name and can increase in rank by completing adventures either started separately or within the space phase. This on the other hand grants the captain an additional skill point allowing him to get new abilities or upgrade existing ones.

As everything else in the game, the missions are created by the players with only a handful already included in the game. These range from races to fight for your life, attack- and defend to more riddle-focused ones and show a small glimpse into what can be done with the editor. The editor itself allows the player to change everything from the surface of a planet, how the AI-controlled creatures shall react to the presence of the player to the text in the new creature dialogues and what kind of objectives need to be completed. The missions then play like the creature phase with the player controlling his captain from a 3rd-person-view over the planet but feature more possibilities thanks to high-energy weapons, jet packs and such. Also available are power-ups that refill the captains health and energy or make him faster for a short period of time.

Once an adventure is finished creating, it can be traded with other players over the Sporepedia and in addition every adventure features a high score listing. It shows how fast the player managed to complete the mission and lets him compare their score with everyone in the world.


Spore: Galactic Adventures Windows This adventure has me trying to win a race.
Spore: Galactic Adventures Windows Loading Screen
Spore: Galactic Adventures Windows What strange things wait in this house?
Spore: Galactic Adventures Windows Our army is loosing the battle - we need to do something.

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Spore: Galactic Adventures Screenshot
Spore: Galactic Adventures Screenshot
Spore: Galactic Adventures Screenshot
Spore: Galactic Adventures Screenshot


Alternate Titles

  • "Spore: Ruimteavonturen" -- Dutch title
  • "Spore: Galaxissa kuhisee" -- Finnish title
  • "Spore: Galaktische Abenteuer" -- German title
  • "Spore: Galaktikus Kalandok" -- Hungarian title
  • "Spore: Avventure Galattiche" -- Italian title
  • "Spore: Aventures Galactiques" -- French title
  • "Spore: Aventuras Gal├ícticas" -- Spanish title

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Critic Reviews

GameSpot Windows Jun 23, 2009 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Jul 23, 2009 80 out of 100 80
Boomtown Windows Jul 13, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Games4Mac Macintosh 2008 79 out of 100 79
IGN Windows Jun 23, 2009 7.7 out of 10 77
GameDaily Windows Jun 24, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Gameplanet Windows Jul 03, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Jun 23, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Jun 25, 2009 13 out of 20 65
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jul 08, 2009 62 out of 100 62


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Spore: Galactic Adventures includes adventures made by writers of Robot Chicken. They have a different Sporecast than the Maxis adventures.

Related Web Sites

  • Boldly Go (An Apple Games article about the Macintosh version of Galactic Adventures (June, 2009).)
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