Know anything about this computer game?

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  1. abcgrad94

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    My oldest recently played a computer game at a friends house and now she wants to save up to buy it. The game is called SPORE. We don't know much about the game and whether or not it is appropriate for a 12-year old. Anybody familiar with this game? We've never bought computer games like this before.
     
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    Never heard of it, but I googled it. Saw a video of the game being played. It seems to put the player in control of evolution.
     
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    Focus on the Family has a "branch" called Plugged In they do reviews on games, movies, music, all kinds of stuff. Here is a link to their review. Hope it helps

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    All I know is what I've read about it and it is a role-playing game.

    The player is given God-like qualities. There are several gods in it. The player creates a new race on a different planet from what I understand.
     
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    Thanks for your comments. Reformer, that link was very valuable to me. Thanks.

    We've decided not to let her get the game. Not only is the creator an athiest, the game ultimately encourages the user to become dictator of the world, either by killing off enemies, or buying them out economically. The player determines who to kill and who to befriend and let survive. Not something we want to encourage.
     
  6. Reformer

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    Your welcome, that site has lots of useful info for the out of touch parent like myself, and by the way I think you made the right choice.
     
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    Spore was a huge disappointment. I had looked forward to the game for a long time, and then saw what it was. At least I saved $50.
     
  8. Salamander

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    Isn't it just a game?
     
  9. Reformer

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    So is Russian Roulette to some people! Just something to think about.
     

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