Take Your Creature From Zero To Galactic Hero Get out of your starship and turn your Spore creatures into legendary Space Captains. For the first time, beam down with your allies to take on action-packed, planetside adventures.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (543 reviews)
Release Date: Jun 23, 2009

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Notice: COMPATIBLE ONLY WITH SPORE™ GAMES PURCHASED FROM THE STEAM WEBSITE. IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED THE SPORE™ GAME FROM ANY RETAILER OTHER THAN STEAM, THIS VERSION OF SPORE™ GALACTIC ADVENTURES WILL NOT WORK PROPERLY.

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About This Game

Take Your Creature From Zero To Galactic Hero

Get out of your starship and turn your Spore creatures into legendary Space Captains. For the first time, beam down with your allies to take on action-packed, planetside adventures. Complete quests, collect rewards, and even create and share your own missions

  • PLAY a variety of Maxis-created missions as you explore planets all over the galaxy!
  • LEVEL UP your Space Captain and earn more than 30 powerful new accessories!
  • CREATE your own missions with the all-new Adventure Creator, then share them online!

System Requirements

    • Supported OS: Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 & Windows Vista Service Pack 1
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz P4 Processor or equivalent
    • Memory: (XP) 512MB (Vista) 768 MB
    • Graphics: 128MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
    • Hard Drive: At least 2GB of hard disk space without creations
    • DirectX9®: DirectX 9.0c
    • For computers using built-in graphics chipsets under Windows,
      the game requires at least:

    • Intel Integrated Chipset, 945GM or above
    • 2.6 GHz Pentium D CPU, or 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, or equivalent
    • 768 MB RAM
Helpful customer reviews
62 of 76 people (82%) found this review helpful
29.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
This is one the best game I have ever played.
This game is so perfect, or almost.
First of all, this is a simulator of life evolution, with Cellular, Creature, Tribal, Civilization and Space stage. All of those are epic. The cellular one is pretty cool as introduction of the game, but a little too short, the creature stage is very nice, I love it, this is RPG, then comes Tribal and Civilizations stages which are strategical gamemodes, they are pretty cool too, and the comes the ♥♥♥♥ing best part of the game, the space stage, you are free to evolve your empire in an ENTIERE galaxy which contains more than 500 000 stars, and those stars contains between 1 and 8 planets (rocky and gas and satellites). The variety is so complex. You can encounter so many alien empires, you create your own creature along your history from Cell to Space captain. you create your own vehicules, buildings, villagers and spaceships, this is awesome.
There are some negative points though, the server are closed, EA abandonned this wonderful game, this is so sad.
Also, there are caracteristics for vehicules in Civilisation stage : speed, attack and health, that is not as customisable as in cilisation stage for the Space stage, too bad, I would have loved to see those in the space stage, but overall this is an amazing game with the biggest map ever and a very very very long gameplay.
I have played it more than 300 hours as a non-steam game ! Play it ! it worths !!!
  • I recommand particullary the Space stage if you like space and other stages if you like simulation, rpg and/or strategy.
  • The editor is very complete, you can customise what you want with lots of templates for vehicules, buildings and creatures.
  • There are lots of mods downloadables on the internet.
  • Very long gameplay and amazing freedom
  • Playable adventures on different types of planets and different kind of adventures (discretion, attack, defense, quest etc...)
  • Finally, I give the note of 9/10 to this game.
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45 of 61 people (74%) found this review helpful
201.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 15
If you like Llamas, Evolution, World Domination, Flying Washing Machines and Unicorns from the Underworld, you'd probably like this game...
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32 of 48 people (67%) found this review helpful
12.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 22
Hours of fun! Love the game years ago and it's just as good on steam!
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58 of 95 people (61%) found this review helpful
25.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
This is a pretty good expansion to Spore, adding a lot more to the Space levels. However, with the inability to reach user-made levels now that servers are down (I'm pretty sure) I cannot recommend buying this over regular Spore, as all it adds is the 12 or so preloaded Maxis levels.
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18 of 23 people (78%) found this review helpful
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 1
Very awesome game. Theres so much to do once you get to Space stage and now we can download adventures from players around the world. 10/10
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15 of 19 people (79%) found this review helpful
21.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
This addition to the game of spore is of great value. It adds in some fantastic adventures to space stage so more people want to play space stage. I would greatly recommend this game to anyone who feels like space stage is a bit pointless.
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13 of 16 people (81%) found this review helpful
16.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 6
Amazing game. So fun! has a good amount of variety. Obviously not for everyone, but if you enjoy creating creatures its worth checking out for that alone. Also it's great for those who want to explore galaxys or maybe you want to actually go from cell to spaceman who knows. Personally I loved the game though!
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
8.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 15
You can conquer planets as a giant phallic monster piloting a school bus rocket ship. 10/10
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11 of 15 people (73%) found this review helpful
14.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 19
Ever wanted to experience evolution? Starting off as a small ♥♥♥♥♥ cell, growing into a primal ♥♥♥♥♥ creature that stalks the land and devours all with it's mighty head, then evolving further into a savage tribe of ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥, charging head-first into battle with their mighty spears and eventually becoming civlized, well mannered ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ driving ♥♥♥♥♥ tanks, ♥♥♥♥♥ ships and ♥♥♥♥♥ planes to controll a planet, then flying into space as a ♥♥♥♥♥ commander, flying around space and time in a ♥♥♥♥♥ ship? Then you will literally love this game.

10/10 would be immature again.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
10.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 20
If only the first two stages were longer. Those are the best parts of the entire series. I purchased the entire series for 12.99$ a penny more and it wouldn't have been worth it. I'd only recommend this to past players who want to try their hand again at creating an epic monster. Creature Creation portion is definitely where I spend the majority of my game time.

overall 6/10

-1 for abandonment EA
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14 of 22 people (64%) found this review helpful
11.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 30
*NOTE* i have played both the original spore and this expanson pack away from steam since i had it on a disk, and when i lost it i bough it during a sale.

I personally love this game, but unless you allready have an EA accont you wont be having much fun with Galactic Adventures.

Luckuly i had the game during its golden age, where it was a bit active in terms of more content created by players and people were discovering how wonderfully strange this game was.
Sadly maxis just left it rather than keep the game going.

I do have an EA account prior to the whole server shutdown business and can still access extra adventures, but they crash upon completion.

And without completion nor new adventures this really isnt much else than a planet scenario editor with some cosmetic items for your creature
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
111.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 14
This game is incredibly great. This game is by far the best space civilization game I have played. and it also has all those other stages like creatur. But EA has abandond this game. Thats right, no more updates no more bug fixes, not even the extremely huge ones. It pains me that EA just took a really great game and punched a whole through it. and all the great creators have stopped playing and stop creating and just disappeared.

Now it was very tempting to say that i should not recommend this game, but then I thought of its pros, and SO many outnumbered the cons. With its seemingly infinite files and an interesting load screen. the references in the adventures, and the grox, and the galaxy. Setting a goal to destroy the grox and set a colony on EVERY single planet in existance, or to allie with the grox and destroy EVERY single planet in existance is a HUGE goal. To find the "third rock from sol" and setting a colony. Completing the all the acheivments. It is one heck of a game, and I'd say that this game is most certainly worth your time. And who knows, maybe EA will get their minds staight and patch this game up some day, and maybe have commercials on the TV and get more players on.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
13.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 14
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
36.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
This game is like Spore Creepy And Cute Parts mixed with the normal Spore game! This game is so cool! Its 3D, Its based off real time,you can create your own creatures! This game is endless with fun!
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
128.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 24
My total game time says it all.
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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
69.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 1
I like evolving my own species. How about you? I'm introducing Spore: Galactic Adventures. The original Spore does the same, Galactic Adventures is just an expansion pack, improving Space stage only. When I first started this game, I was expecting, not a only a galaxy, but an entire universe to explore. I was a bit disappointed when I found out that it was only a galaxy to explore.

What do you do in Spore? You evolve your customizable species from a single cell stage to a technologically advanced species capable of interstellar space travel. But keep one thing in mind...

You are not alone...

In the galaxy, other aliens will be evolving on another habitable planet. They could be in creature, tribal, civilization or even in space stage. You can even communicate and buy items from them.

When your in interstellar space, you can go to other solar systems and setup a colony on one of those planets or a gas giant moon.

Whatever your species is, a carnivore, herbivore or omnivore, the amount of planets you can visit is a larger number than all stars in the galaxy.
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12 of 21 people (57%) found this review helpful
15.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
Haven't played this game in a few years. Picked it up when it was on sale, and it still is one of the greatest games ever made,
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
16.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 19
Amazing game, even though its old-ish. Good for all those creative people out there who want something more than just pew - pew but also want to play around. Good for people who want to make their own killing machine, or peace-maker just how they want it. Its also a good game for when you have got no friends online.
The expansion packs can also give you a new look on the whole game, even though there are only 2.
Personaly, I love the game and play it whenever I get the chance.
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6 of 10 people (60%) found this review helpful
21.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 16
Great Game
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
210.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 8
The game may be abandoned, but some people still make things, including me!

I would recommend this game to ANYONE. You create a creature, watch it grow, help it survive and much more!

But This DLC? It's awesome.

Yet again, abandoned, but YOU can make an adventure or play old ones, maybe even new ones if someone makes one!
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