EA have released the "Spore creature creator" for trial or purchase.
the trial is available here: http://www.spore.com/trial
I'll update once I've finished the download, however I hope that when Spore does come out that EA don't bollocks it up with limited secure-rom activations and anti-wine(linux - windows compatibility layer, Wine Is Not an Emulator ) type software,
as it stands I'd like to be able to stay 99% linux (although I do run Vista - only to play Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures - and only until its running nicely under wine.)
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