Spore

Introduction

Spore is a fascinating simulation real-time strategy video game. It was developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts under the design of Will Wright. This title covers several genres comprising action, real-time tactics, and role-playing games. Spore allows you to operate the development of a species from its start as a microscopic organism. Through smart development and the social creature, you can experience interstellar exploration as a spacefaring culture. This title owns large attention for its gigantic scope, and its use of open-ended gameplay and procedural generation. Throughout each stage, you can use several creators to create content for your games. Then, the contents you made will automatically be uploaded to the Sporepedia network and are allowed other players to download. The GameSpot has remarked this game as individual simple gameplay elements.

How to use cheats?

If you want to use cheats in Spore, just simply press Ctrl + Shift + C for Windows and COMMAND + Shift + C for Mac. When you press that, the console menu will be brought up. When the console opens, type the cheats you want to use. Remember that the cheats are sensitive case, so be careful!

Spore Cheats List

Syntax Effect Example/Comment
settime settime [(hours, minutes)] Sets the time to the specified hour and (optionally) minute. 23 would set the time to 11PM, 1 would set the time to 1AM.
rename rename [planet / star] [new name] Renames the selected planet or star to the name you specify. Select the planet or star you wish to rename, then use this command.
adventurelook adventurelook [filter name] Adds the specified "adventure look" filter to your game's graphics (or disables a filter you've added). e.g. the -filmnoir filter makes your game black and white. See argument information for a list of all filters you can use. Specify -none to disable an existing filter and return to normal graphics.
blocksmode blocksmode Enables and disables (toggles) blocksmode. When blocksmode is enabled, creatures will render as their blocky meshes (i.e. as square outlines), instead of with their usual textures. As this is a toggle command, typing it again will turn it off.
captureplanetgif captureplanetgif Make a spinning GIF (animated picture) of the planet you are currently on and save it in the AnimatedAvatars directory.
clear clear Clears all messages from the console.
colladaexport colladaexport Exports the creature you are currently viewing as a collada (.dae) 3D mesh file.
freecam freecam Enables and disables (toggles) freecam mode. In freecam mode all camera restrictions are removed, allowing to zoom out the camera as much as you please, and move the camera to any location.
help help [command name / -full] Prints a list of all cheat codes to the console. If you specify a command as an argument, help for that specific commmand.
highrestexturelevel highrestexturelevel [off / low / medium / high] Sets the quality of textures for vehicles, buildings, and other entities. Lower settings increase FPS/performance, higher settings make your game look better.
history history [amount] Print a list of commands you have entered into the console (i.e. your command history). It should You can optionally specify a number to view only that amount of latest commands from the command history - i.e. 'history 3' would list the 3 latest commands you entered into the console. Note this command has been reported as not working in newer versions of the game.
killallhints killallhints Remove all hints from your game.
movie [-record [name]] [-size [width] [height]] [-quality [0-1]] [-noui] [-noaudio] [-nocrop] This command can be used to record your game. Recordings will be saved to the "Movies" folder which can be found in the "My Spore Creations" folder, which is in your Documents (Windows).
option option [option name] [option value] [-save] [-reset] Do three different things. It can reset all of your options to default (-reset argument). It can save your current options (-save argument). Or, it can set the value of an option (to a value you specify). Typing 'option' into the console without any arguments will list all options with their current values.
pauseuivisible pauseuivisible [-show / -hide / -toggle] Used show and hide the pause UI. Usually shows when the game is paused.
quit quit Quits your game (exits Spore completely).
stylefilter stylefilter [filter name] Changes the graphics of your game. e.g. making the game black and white. You can disable a style filter with the command 'styleFilter -none'.
togglecaptureui togglecaptureui Enables and disables the display of the UI in captured images. i.e. if you have this toggled off, screenshots you take via the game won't have the UI showing.
toggleeditorbackground toggleeditorbackground Enables and disables the display of the background in editors.
adddna adddna Adds 150 to your current amount of DNA. Note: give the Joker Badge.
moremoney moremoney This cheat will give you more money. If are in the Civilization stage, each time it is used will receive 2,000 more money. If you are in the Space stage, each time it is used, you will receive 1,000,000 money. (Note: give the Joker Badge).
levels levels [-unlock / -unlockadventures] Unlock all game stages (levels -unlock). Allowing you to start a game from any stage (either cell, creature, tribal, civilization, or space). Note: give the Joker Badge.
levels levels [-unlock / -unlockadventures] Unlock all Maxis adventures (levels -unlockAdventures). Note: give the Joker Badge.
setconsequencetrait setconsequencetrait [trait code] This cheat sets your consequence trait. Consequence traits give you 'super powers' which provide you with special abilities. (Note: give the Joker Badge).
unlocksuperweapons unlocksuperweapons Unlocks all super weapons (for your current stage/civilization type). Note: give the Joker Badge.
spacecreate spacecreate Unlocks, and recharges, all Creation Tools when in Space Mode. Note: give the Joker Badge.
refillmotives refillmotives Fully restore your health and all other motives. Note: give the Joker Badge.
freedom freedom [on / off] Greatly increases the complexity limits that are usually in place when creating a creature in the Creature Creator, allowing to make more complex creatures. This doesn't allow to make infinitely complex creatures, the limit is increased a large amount, but it isn't infinite, so if make a creature that is too complex it will not be pollinated. (Note: give the Joker Badge).
evoadvantage evoadvantage Choose any creature from the Sporepedia when you start a new creature game. Evolutionary advantaged creatures that are usually locked when starting a game will be unlocked. This cheat should be entered into the console when in the main menu. (Note: give the Joker Badge).

settime Copy

settime [(hours, minutes)]

Sets the time to the specified hour and (optionally) minute.

23 would set the time to 11PM, 1 would set the time to 1AM.

rename Copy

rename [planet / star] [new name]

Renames the selected planet or star to the name you specify.

Select the planet or star you wish to rename, then use this command.

adventurelook Copy

adventurelook [filter name]

Adds the specified "adventure look" filter to your game's graphics (or disables a filter you've added).

e.g. the -filmnoir filter makes your game black and white. See argument information for a list of all filters you can use. Specify -none to disable an existing filter and return to normal graphics.

blocksmode Copy

blocksmode

Enables and disables (toggles) blocksmode.

When blocksmode is enabled, creatures will render as their blocky meshes (i.e. as square outlines), instead of with their usual textures. As this is a toggle command, typing it again will turn it off.

captureplanetgif Copy

captureplanetgif

Make a spinning GIF (animated picture) of the planet you are currently on and save it in the AnimatedAvatars directory.

clear Copy

clear

Clears all messages from the console.

colladaexport Copy

colladaexport

Exports the creature you are currently viewing as a collada (.dae) 3D mesh file.

freecam Copy

freecam

Enables and disables (toggles) freecam mode.

In freecam mode all camera restrictions are removed, allowing to zoom out the camera as much as you please, and move the camera to any location.

help Copy

help [command name / -full]

Prints a list of all cheat codes to the console.

If you specify a command as an argument, help for that specific commmand.

highrestexturelevel Copy

highrestexturelevel [off / low / medium / high]

Sets the quality of textures for vehicles, buildings, and other entities.

Lower settings increase FPS/performance, higher settings make your game look better.

history Copy

history [amount]

Print a list of commands you have entered into the console (i.e. your command history).

It should You can optionally specify a number to view only that amount of latest commands from the command history - i.e. 'history 3' would list the 3 latest commands you entered into the console. Note this command has been reported as not working in newer versions of the game.

killallhints Copy

killallhints

Remove all hints from your game.

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movie [-record [name]] [-size [width] [height]] [-quality [0-1]] [-noui] [-noaudio] [-nocrop]

This command can be used to record your game.

Recordings will be saved to the "Movies" folder which can be found in the "My Spore Creations" folder, which is in your Documents (Windows).

option Copy

option [option name] [option value] [-save] [-reset]

Do three different things. It can reset all of your options to default (-reset argument). It can save your current options (-save argument). Or, it can set the value of an option (to a value you specify).

Typing 'option' into the console without any arguments will list all options with their current values.

pauseuivisible Copy

pauseuivisible [-show / -hide / -toggle]

Used show and hide the pause UI.

Usually shows when the game is paused.

quit Copy

quit

Quits your game (exits Spore completely).

stylefilter Copy

stylefilter [filter name]

Changes the graphics of your game.

e.g. making the game black and white. You can disable a style filter with the command 'styleFilter -none'.

togglecaptureui Copy

togglecaptureui

Enables and disables the display of the UI in captured images.

i.e. if you have this toggled off, screenshots you take via the game won't have the UI showing.

toggleeditorbackground Copy

toggleeditorbackground

Enables and disables the display of the background in editors.

adddna Copy

adddna

Adds 150 to your current amount of DNA.

Note: give the Joker Badge.

moremoney Copy

moremoney

This cheat will give you more money.

If are in the Civilization stage, each time it is used will receive 2,000 more money. If you are in the Space stage, each time it is used, you will receive 1,000,000 money. (Note: give the Joker Badge).

levels Copy

levels [-unlock / -unlockadventures]

Unlock all game stages (levels -unlock).

Allowing you to start a game from any stage (either cell, creature, tribal, civilization, or space). Note: give the Joker Badge.

levels Copy

levels [-unlock / -unlockadventures]

Unlock all Maxis adventures (levels -unlockAdventures).

Note: give the Joker Badge.

setconsequencetrait Copy

setconsequencetrait [trait code]

This cheat sets your consequence trait.

Consequence traits give you 'super powers' which provide you with special abilities. (Note: give the Joker Badge).

unlocksuperweapons Copy

unlocksuperweapons

Unlocks all super weapons (for your current stage/civilization type).

Note: give the Joker Badge.

spacecreate Copy

spacecreate

Unlocks, and recharges, all Creation Tools when in Space Mode.

Note: give the Joker Badge.

refillmotives Copy

refillmotives

Fully restore your health and all other motives.

Note: give the Joker Badge.

freedom Copy

freedom [on / off]

Greatly increases the complexity limits that are usually in place when creating a creature in the Creature Creator, allowing to make more complex creatures.

This doesn't allow to make infinitely complex creatures, the limit is increased a large amount, but it isn't infinite, so if make a creature that is too complex it will not be pollinated. (Note: give the Joker Badge).

evoadvantage Copy

evoadvantage

Choose any creature from the Sporepedia when you start a new creature game.

Evolutionary advantaged creatures that are usually locked when starting a game will be unlocked. This cheat should be entered into the console when in the main menu. (Note: give the Joker Badge).

More about Spore

Gameplay

In this game, you can develop a species from a microscopic organism to its evolution into a complicated animal. With its emergence as a social and its intelligence, it can master its planet and then bring its ascension into space. In the space, your species can interact with aliens across the galaxy. As the game process, your perspective and species change intensely. Spore is broken up into different stages. The outcome of one phase affects the first conditions and other issues you have to face in the next level. Each phase shows its style of play and has been described as ten times complex than its previous phase. Phases usually contain optional missions. When you finish a mission, you will be granted a bonus. This bonus may be a new ability or money. If all of your creations are destroyed at some point, the species will be respawned at its nearest settlement or the beginning of the phase.

Doesn’t the same as many other Maxis games, Spore owns a primary win condition. This win condition is gained by achieving a supermassive black hole placed at the center of the galaxy and getting a Staff of Life. However, you perhaps go on playing after any goal has been achieved. In the first four phases of the game, if you use the editors only minimally, you will take up to 15 hours to complete. So remember that there is no time limit for any stage. You may stay in a single stage as long as you want, and turn to the next stage when you are willing. At the end of each phase, your actions will cause your creature to be assigned a typical or consequence trait. Each phase will include three consequence traits, often based on how violently or peacefully the phase was played. Characteristics verify how the creature will start the next phase and give it abilities that can be used later in the game.

Conclusion

Creating your perfect universe, controlling your special species with Spore now! Don't forget to use the above cheats to have a happy time and great experience with its title!