Annnnnd here we go!
FuzzballsJr - Isles of the Lost Part II
Usually when a mission is worth 80+ points, that means that it's either amazing or broken. On this case, it's a little of both. The islands were quite scenic (apart from a few floating corners), and the story was very good. But, I also had to fight my way through a lot of potentially game breaking issues. One of the guys you have to move to in act 1 is on a platform that is inaccessible from the ground. My very
capable test captain was able to fly over from a nearby rooftop, but wingless captains (or even those without the best wings) would never have made it. The priest/spirit character was stuck inside the rotunda building's roof, but I managed to talk to him by finding a sliver that had clipped through. I was finally stopped on the spirit island by the remains, which are hovering in the air for some reason. I tried to knock them down (again, flight required), but only succeeded in pushing them into the water, where they sank.
The mission has a good story, but it has far too many issues to be playable for most people.
Azzimmov - Magic 3
So close! Why is the "examine dark object" goal hidden before you enter the underground chamber? I had no idea I had to look at it, so I went inside and killed the demons. When I got back outside, I saw that the dark object was one of the goals, but then I failed the mission because I had already killed the demons.
Other than that though, the use of effects was great, and the grammar was better than most. The final battle was a bit strange (You don't have to fight at all, the ships will handle it for you), but it was fun to watch.
I'm going to say this one is worthy
, but you may want to warn people about the hidden goal.
Schnitz1012 - The forgotten Kingdom part 2
Nice mission, I really felt a Legend of Zelda vibe inside the temple, which is great, because those are epic games. Too bad I couldn't bring our hideous pink friend inside with me, but I guess he would have died
The mission's pretty short, but it's also fun, so it's worthy!
gimli797 - Deadly Oceans (sequel to Kye Opal)
Like last time, you made a very nice city (what's left of it anyway), and the creatures were great too. The story was very good (remember the differences between their, there, and they're though, it's a pet peeve of mine!), definitely worthy!
ZeekSlider - How to Apply to College
Another great mission by ZeekSlider! This one will certainly be helpful to some of Spore's younger players who will have the joy of enduring the admissions process, and I liked the little bits of humor you sprinkled in (especially the brain dead athletic scholarship recipients!). The Art gallery was very well built, and the obnoxious roommate with loud music is something I'm all too familiar with...
Not so sure about your interpretation of the school of engineering though (I happen to be one of them
That aside, it's a great addition to the sporecast! Worthy!
pelicanthor - Japanese town
Another educational mission! I really liked your traditional Japanese home designs, and the little bits of Japanese folklore and custom that were in here. The temple looked great too.
I did have a few issues though, the houses/village seemed a bit sterile, nobody actually lives in this town? It's also strangely open, looming mountains surrounding the village would have really made it feel like you stepped into a piece of traditional Japan.
Regardless, it's a good educational mission, and worthy!