I'd LOVE to have written a post on how awesome Spore is, what a great game/simulation it is, and how I've been playing it nonstop since it was released.
But I can't.
I prepurchased Spore for Mac on September 5 - 2 days before the release - and have yet to receive a download link for Spore for Mac from EA. They sent me links to the PC AutoDownloader, and PC installer. But no Mac version. So far, I've been ripped off by EA.
To date, all I've received for my money is this:
As it is, I have a hard time recommending Spore to anyone, because it means dealing with EA. And all they've done is rip me off and not answer my repeated pleas to give me the product I paid for.