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Archived Spore Patches

Spore Patch 4

To get the patch, simply launch Spore. PC players will need to have EADM installed.

If you didn't install the EADM when you installed Spore, you can download it here. This patch is available for both PC and Mac.



  • Buildings have high quality textures in the game like they do in the Editor, if display settings are on High.

  • Fixes occasional corrupted backgrounds on Sporepedia Cards.

  • Includes ongoing improvements in animation to be more responsive to weapons placed anywhere on a Creature's body.

  • Increases the number of "charges" of Space Tools Player can purchase in a single transaction.

  • Increases the range and damage for turrets defending against enemy spacecraft

  • Enables Player to reach all Grox worlds

  • Fixes a bug with the Terraform Tutorial Mission not being complete-able for all planet T-Scores by giving four basic tools to change score in any direction.

  • Improves general performance across the entire game

  • Improved searching in Sporepedia

  • Allows download of creations from website directly to game

  • YouTube movies publish as private



Spore Patch 3

With 24 free creature limbs!

Maxis wants to thank you by giving you some free parts in the Creature Creator. We've created 24 new exoskeleton limbs!


You can combine them with parts from Creepy & Cute Parts Pack to create new, awesome creatures.


To get the patch, simply launch Spore. PC players will need to have EADM installed. If you didn't install the EADM when you installed Spore, you can download it here.



Patch Fixes

  • Fix for esc key not bringing up Options in Galaxy Game Entry
  • Update to help keep achievements on the server in sync with achievements in the game

This patch is available for both PC and Mac.

Patch Freebies: 24 Exoskeleton limbs






Arm Plated Spiker Lesser Tubercle Delta Point
Sinew Slug Brawned Tendonikes Fleshed
Deltoid Tuberosity Humorous Humerus Khourtier Holiarm
Locust Legs Plated Muscle Spikependage Armored Bones
Bugleg Grouchyspike Centilegs Layered Limb
Thighboned Grasshopper Femur Friday Proprioceptive Flex


Spore Creature Creator Patch

With 24 free creature limbs!

Maxis wants to thank you by giving you some free parts in the Creature Creator. We've created 24 new exoskeleton limbs!


You can combine them with parts from Creepy & Cute Parts Pack to create new, awesome creatures.


To get the patch, launch Spore Creature Creator. PC players will need to have EADM installed. If you didn't install the EADM when you installed Spore, you can download it here.


This patch is available for both PC and Mac.

Important: Please be patient as this patch installs. This patch is 300Mb to accommodate all the changes.

This patch is NOT for Spore Creature CreatorTrial Edition.


Spore Patch 2

The focus of this patch is to fix bugs that have been reported via our customer service department and directly from the Spore Community.

In addition, we've modified some gameplay tuning, added a way for you to select multiple items for deleting or banning while in Sporepedia and included a cool new planet style.

To get the patch, simply launch Spore. PC players will need to have EADM installed. If you didn't install the EADM when you installed Spore, you can get it from

http://files.ea.com/downloads/eacore/eadm-installer.exe


This patch is available for both PC and Mac.

Note: Please be patient as the patch installs. Depending on your system configuration, the patch install speed may vary.

Features

  • Hold down the Control key in Sporepedia to select multiple creations for deleting or banning.
  • Hold down the Shift key in Sporepedia to select a range of creations for deleting or banning.
  • New planet style: Cubes.

Graphics/Aesthetics

  • Fix for game entry screen turning black when banning a creature in a Saved game.
  • Fixed issue with flora card in Sporepedia.
  • Space phase: Fixed graphic issue with water levels not updating properly with terraform tools so that visible water and atmosphere levels will now correspond in the Atmosphere monitor.
  • Fixed problems introduced via atmospheric and drought terraforming tools.
  • Improved gaits for multi-legged creatures.
  • ¬†Improved gaits for creatures with 2 limbs, but without any feet.

Audio

  • Space phase: Fixed missing VOX in some animations in Comm Screen.
  • Fixed audio issue with switching mode to 5.1 breaking music and VOX.
  • Fixed audio syncing issue when minimizing and/or maximizing Spore before opening video.
  • Fixed crash with city music player when Save and Load dialogs are present.
  • Fix for audio lag and missing models due background loading slow-down on certain single-processor machine configurations. This fix improved overall stability on this machine configuration.

Tuning

  • Space phase: Tuned relationship status to update in communication window after completing a mission.
  • Tribe phase: Tuned Normal difficulty mode to make social game easier.

Miscellaneous

  • Fixed the ESC key to consistently skip the Spore introduction movie.
  • Creators: YouTube video uploads are set to private. Go to YouTube.com and log in. Then go to Account >> My Videos to set them to Public if you want to share your videos with the world.
  • Creators: Fixed limb joints not being selectable behind other limbs.
  • Tribe phase: Fixed crash while harvesting fruit and fish.
  • Space phase: Fixed timing bug using Planet Buster during Grox invasion.
  • Space phase: Fixed destroyed turrets mission.
  • Space phase: Fixed crash when zooming out to full galactic view from the center of the galaxy.
  • Fixed for game entry screen staying zoomed in after deleting a game and entering/exiting Sporepedia.
  • Space phase: Fixed City Hall updating bug. City Hall will now update to correct version if player has chosen a new City Hall during the transition from Civilization phase to Space phase.
  • Space phase: Fixed Vehicles updating bug. Vehicles chosen in the Colony planner will now update without requiring the player to leave and re-enter a planet's atmosphere.
  • Fixed crash when transitioning from Tribe phase to Civilization phase
  • Discontinued the Bad Baby Achievement.


Spore Patch 1

The focus of this patch is to fix some bugs that have been reported and to respond to feedback we've been seeing from the community about tuning and stability. We managed to squeak in a few fun things too; there's a cool cheat that allows you to turn your creature into a blocky representation of themselves, a new "inspection" feature for the creature creator to browse the parts stats that you have applied to your creature, and the much-requested "evoadvantage" cheat - you'll now be able to start a new creature game with a more evolved creature of your choice!

PC players: To get the patch, launch the EA Download Manager to download and install it. If you didn't install the EADM when you installed Spore, you can get it from http://files.ea.com/downloads/eacore/eadm-installer.exe.

For MAC players, the patch can be obtained by simply starting your game.

Features

  • New Cheat: "evoadvantage". Enter this cheat when are starting a new Creature game to choose any creature from the Sporepedia. Start a new game with one of your more evolved creatures!
  • Display part statistics when you are in Build mode. Rollover any part and hold down the 'i' key.
  • New Cheat: "blocksmode". Turns creatures into their blocky representations.
  • More style filters. Open the cheat window and type: "stylefilter -microscope" or "stylefilter -norainbows" or "stylefilter -nextgen" to see the new styles
  • Added 70 new planet scripts with a low terraform score, especially of the "hot and high atmosphere" type

Graphics/Aesthetics

  • Animation improvements
  • Improved the planets fogging, blooming and lighting
  • Fixed animation issues with tool handling, hand walking and some of the more oddly shaped creatures

Tuning

  • Creature phase: Improved the pacing towards the end of the game, and increased the challenge in Normal and Hard modes.
  • Tribe phase: Increased the challenge in Normal and Hard difficulty modes.
  • Civilization phase: Increased the challenge in Normal and Hard difficulty modes.
  • Space phase: Made Empires in Easy and Normal modes demand reasonable amounts of money in exchange for peace and adjust the level of punishment if the player doesn't pay
  • Space phase: Made disasters less likely to occur in Easy and Normal modes and increased the time between each attack from the enemy empire when the player is at war.

Miscellaneous

  • Creature phase: Improved the way posse members behave during threatening situations and fights.
  • Space phase: Made finding your home world and colonies easier in the Galactic view.
  • Tribe phase: Made it so that tribe members can travel on steep hills if they need to do so now, but their speed will be reduced a lot.
  • Fixed an issue with attacks not working on some bigger animals and larger animals not dying correctly
  • Fixed collect mission not completing correctly when all parts have been collected
  • Fixed problems with the "Rolling Thunder" and "Déjà Vu" achievements not being awarded as they should
  • Fixed floating parts not being deducted from the budget when loaded into creator
  • Fixed an issue with the rotation rings not resizing correctly when a part was resized and improved their look
  • Fixed an issue where the terraforming score of planet could differ when revisiting a solar system
  • Fixed the keyboard controls for zoom & pitch in the Colony Planner not working properly
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when watching an epic creature attack a city
  • Fixed some issues where the game would freeze when using the Creature Tweaker tool or when capturing a planet in solar view
  • Fixed an issue where not all tribe members would obey the raid order when a large group was ordered to raid
  • Fixed an issue where banning a creation from one of your other saved games would black out the main menu
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