Editors Liked

  • Vast quantity of player-created adventures for download
  • Fairly open-ended tools script different experiences
  • Adventures moderately connect to the regular Spore space age, letting you earn spaceship power-ups
  • ESRB rating: Everyone 10+
  • Everything you wanted to do, that they didn't already do, you can now do
  • Fantastic adventure creation tool inspires the imagination
  • Successfully brings the charm of the creature stage to the space stage
  • Leveling up your captain adds a nice sense of progression
  • Online sharing tools are unparalleled

Editors Didn't Like

  • Combat mechanics are often clunky
  • Hard to navigate and find adventures you'll like
  • Adventures are linear, so you can't build multiple-choice stories
  • Some adventure elements are always the same, such as the dancing-character ending when you win
  • Some tool imitations and other creation issues
  • Sensitive collision detection and texture pop-in