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EA Store...

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Woke up, dragged my butt into work, sat down and remembered... "Hey, doesn't Spore Creature Creator come out today?"

Web browser, Yeah Firefox 3, great looking program.

Website:
http://eastore.ea.com

Result:


I guess a million plus users trying to download a program was a bit much for EA. I think the digital distribution was handled by "Digital River Inc." At least that's the name I see on my receipt, but I guess I'll have to stick with the trial version for now (which is still up at spore.com). Maybe i'll jump on Pirate Bay and get it from there.

[Update: Apparently the game isn't out yet. I spent an hour, yes 1 HOUR trying to get to my purchase receipt so I could get the game link that unlocks EA Downloader, but EA Store would not take my login. So I suckered it into letting me in by finding the link to the receipt in my browser History.

I got in, and there's no link. Either it's not there yet, or EA sucks, or both. I don't know, but I think we've been waiting long enough for this game, yes?]

[Update: Just got an email with the link, it actually doesn't look like a link, but it starts with ealink:blabblabblab... I pasted it into my address bar and EA Downloader fired up and Spore be downloading. Life resumes.]
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About Android8675one of us since 12:28 PM on 01.02.2007

First Home Console Game?
Combat (Atari 2600)

Best Game from First System?
Adventure (Atari 2600)

Worst Console?
NES

Worst Game?
Skydiver (An EA "Gonzo" game, back before casual had the right marketing, I think PC Gamer gave it a 13/100)

Most $ Spent on a Console?
PC

Favorite Game?
System Shock 2 (AKA, Bioshock, but better), Portal quickly gaining ground, EverQuest as well.

Best Humor?
Sam & Max, Psychonauts, DotT, Monkey Island, Tim Schafer.

Easiest way to kill a day?
Civilization, or any Sid Meiers game.

Scariest Game?
Silent Hill or Fatal Frame, and Resident Evil.

Best non-Destructoid Website?
https://www.wikipedia.com

Best MMO?
Dragonrealms or EQ1

Most Recent game played for each system owned?
The Last Ninja (Atari 2600)
Adventure II (Atari 5200)
Archon (Atari 800, repurchase)
Sundog: Frozen Legacy (Atari ST)
Earthbound (SNES)
Aliens Vs. Predator (Jaguar)
Lord of the Rings Online: The Shadow of Angmar (PC)
Guitar Hero 80s (PS2) (Sad)
SSBB (Wii)
Rock Band (XBox 360)

Currently hating on?
Halo 3, just about everything Nintendo, Microtransactions, lack of hacking for Microtransactions and lack of easy cheating in MMOs like LotR:O. Where are the free bots people?
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