Solar Spore 0.5a

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What would you want to see next?

New vehicle & building parts
3
21%
More options for number of planets in a solar system
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7%
More options for number of creatures per pack
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7%
A way of purchasing tools at any time
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7%
More tools
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A way to reverse a planet buster
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All of the above
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Total votes: 14
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Solar Spore 0.5a

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Solar Spore v0.5a
  • Nests have been completely removed and creatures now wander around more.
  • The Creature Stage is twice as long.
  • Buildings and vehicles are now more expensive.
  • Extinction requires 15 kills instead of 3-7 kills.
  • Creatures are now in larger packs.
  • Solar systems can now have 3-75 planets.
  • The price of a T3 planet has gone down, but buildings are now a factor too.
  • New tools have been added. (Level 4 (Imperial) versions of various vanilla tools, The planet-buster laser (An infinite-use planet buster which replaces the normal one), Global Earthquake (which is like Gravitation Wave but with ammo), Peace Bomb (a purchasable version of Static Cling which uses ammo) and Homeworld Portal (which is like Return Ticket but with ammo.))
  • Packs of creatures now act more like rouge creatures.
  • The player's nest has been replaced with a plant.
  • The player's species now wanders around more.
  • The galactic camera has been enhanced.
Download link:
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvuubHYsSlZUmAmeDRYsLbLTYgMw
Old OP below, for archival purposes:
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A new mod I'm working on!

Features:
  • Completely removes nests from the Creature Stage
  • Adds several new tools
  • Makes buildings more expensive
  • Makes extinction of a species harder. (15 kills instead of 3-7 kills)
  • And probably much more in the future.
Alpha release coming soon.
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Re: Solar Spore

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Cool
Spore modder is kinda cool
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Solar Spore v0.01

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The first alpha is now available.
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Solar Spore v0.01
  • Nests have been completely removed and creatures now wander around more.
  • The Creature Stage is twice as long.
  • Buildings and vehicles are now more expensive.
  • Extinction requires 15 kills instead of 3-7 kills.
Download link:
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvuubHYsSlZUmAEOg2HWJ_OcGpnB
I'm trying to make packs of creatures larger because, as Davo himself said...
Davo wrote:the more creatures in your nest reveal more of the core games habitat feeling.
...which would make creatures more interesting, as they would do more things.
For example, I once had an AI nest spawn next to the ocean when testing this mod. The creatures frequently drank from the water, which is probably part of what Davo mentioned.
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Re: Solar Spore

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I've managed to increase the pack size...
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...so now I need to figure out how to make them spread out.

EDIT:
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I think this is close enough, expect a new release soon.
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Re: Solar Spore

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I meant to ask the other day...given the whole account thing, would you like me to update the thread's OP to show the v0.01 release post's content for you?
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Re: Solar Spore

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rob55rod wrote:I meant to ask the other day...given the whole account thing, would you like me to update the thread's OP to show the v0.01 release post's content for you?
Yes, please. Thanks in advance.
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Solar Spore v0.02

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Solar Spore v0.02
  • Creatures are now in larger packs.
  • Solar systems can now have 3-75 planets.
  • The price of a T3 planet has gone down, but buildings are now a factor too.
  • New tools have been added. (Level 4 (Imperial) versions of various vanilla tools and a tool which is like Return Ticket but requires ammo.)
Download link:
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvuubHYsSlZUmAKntduq9dL8xEjN
EDIT: I've found a few bugs related to the Homeworld Portal. I'm hoping that I'll have a small update out soon.
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Re: Solar Spore

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Solar Spore v0.02b is out.
It's just a small bugfix patch which fixes the Homeworld Portal. It uses the same download link as the previous version.
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvuubHYsSlZUmAKntduq9dL8xEjN
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Re: Solar Spore

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Solar Spore v0.03
  • Packs of creatures now act more like rouge creatures.
  • Two more tools have been added: The planet-buster laser (An infinite-use planet buster which replaces the planet buster) and Global Earthquake. (GE is like Gravitation Wave but with ammo.)
  • You unlock extra pack members at the same time as in vanilla Spore again. (but the creature stage is still twice as long.)
Download link:
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvuubHYsSlZUmAQS4K-BcOe3QTrA
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Re: Solar Spore

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I think I found a problem with this mod. In the Space Stage, every planet that I go to with the "artifact" signal always turns out to be space pirates.
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Re: Solar Spore

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lecreator wrote:I think I found a problem with this mod. In the Space Stage, every planet that I go to with the "artifact" signal always turns out to be space pirates.
That's odd. I'll look into it soon, but for now, try removing "!!!ChocIce75_SolarSpore_SolarSystem.package" from your Data folder.
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Re: Solar Spore

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New update coming somewhat soon. :7
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Re: Solar Spore

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Solar Spore v0.4a
  • The Peace Bomb (a purchasable version of Static Cling which uses ammo) has been added.
  • The player's nest has been replaced with a plant.
  • Creatures in the early Creature Stage now wander around more.
  • The player's species now wanders around more.
  • There's a new ModAPI-powered installer, so now you don't have to manually remove the components you don't want.
Download link:
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvuubHYsSlZUmAmeDRYsLbLTYgMw
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Re: Solar Spore

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Solar Spore v0.5a
  • An "enhanced" galactic camera has been added.
Download link:
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvuubHYsSlZUmBLMogUPNqUMkmb-
Sorry about how small this update is.
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Re: Solar Spore 0.5a

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I've been thinking of making a spore mod that takes all the best or most freeing of the mods and smashes them together into one so that many others won't have to search through these forums so hardly, like a Megamod. You got any ideas for a name for this mod? My megamod, i mean.
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Re: Solar Spore 0.5a

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Thrivergod wrote:I've been thinking of making a spore mod that takes all the best or most freeing of the mods and smashes them together into one so that many others won't have to search through these forums so hardly, like a Megamod. You got any ideas for a name for this mod? My megamod, i mean.
Ultra Spore? Also, make sure that...
1. The mods are compatable. (If they edit the same files, you'll have to attempt to merge them.)
2. You have permission from the mod authors. (Feel free to use my mods in a modpack, but others may not want their mods in a modpack.)
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Re: Solar Spore 0.5a

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VanillaCold wrote:Also, make sure that the mods are compatable. (If they edit the same files, you'll have to attempt to merge them.)
Depends on which files and why. Sometimes it can be more complicated than that, such as for localized text or embedded package signatures.
VanillaCold wrote:others may not want their mods in a modpack.
Others such as myself, yes.
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Re: Solar Spore 0.5a

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So, I just wanted to put this in here. Solar Spore is an amazing awesome mod, but as someone who prefers to have infinite ammo in space stage (simply because I hate flying back and forth to constantly buy supplies all the time), it makes mods that give you infinite ammo cease to work. :0 Really cool mod otherwise though, and if I'm not playing space stage, this mod is a must-have.
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Re: Solar Spore 0.5a

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The player's nest has been replaced with a plant
Is quite possibly the most beautiful patch note I have ever seen :lol:
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Re: Solar Spore 0.5a

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Thrivergod wrote:You got any ideas for a name for this mod? My megamod, i mean.
Sporemerge?
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