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Maxis: Spore Doesn't Need Demo, Does Need DRM

Eurogamer has word from Maxis that there will be no demo for Spore, the now-gold life simulation, quoting executive producer Lucy Bradshaw, who also told them "yes, we'll add to the experience," when asked about expansions, but also mentioned plans to eventually distribute the flora editor that was axed from the game. She also addresses the game's controversial DRM scheme, saying

"We do have copy protection, it is a necessary part of our biz, but we've worked to make it something that does not punish the legit owners," Bradshaw said.

"You need to authenticate once at the first install. This happens online. You can install on three separate computers and you do need to register for the online features."

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44. Re: No demo? Aug 16, 2008, 06:23 Jerykk
 
I still don't know if this is a sim city, civ, or RTS.

http://pc.ign.com/articles/897/897975p1.html

The E3 2008 trailer sums up the game pretty well.

This comment was edited on Aug 16, 06:26.
 
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