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Submission + - Spore Patch Nearly Lets Creatures Into Other Games (spore.com)

Dalambertian writes: The release of Patch 5 lets players export their creatures (and soon vehicles and buildings) in Collada format. This includes textures, bump mapping, and rigging for animation. Maxis developer Ocean Quigley recently posted a nice tutorial for getting said creatures into Maya, and other 3D packages are soon to follow. This could have a huge impact on the games industry, and the indy games scene in particular. Unfortunately, if the patch falls under the usual EULA, then any legitimate use of the art assets outside of the Spore community becomes impossible. EA is apparently just teasing us with its taste but don't swallow policy, and at present it's not clear whether the genius that came out of Spore's development will ever truly be accessible to the game dev community.

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