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Spore Won't Open On Mac High Sierra

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Spore Won't Open On Mac High Sierra

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I've downloaded and re-downloaded Spore and it won't open.

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I had to launch the game in cider_noui mode.

 

  1. With a text editor open the game config file from its installation directory:
    /Users/<yourname>/Applications/SPORE.app/Content/Info.plists
  2. Change line #8 in the file that specifies how the game is launched to:
    <key>CFBundleExecutable</key>
    <string>cider_noui</string>
  3. Save the file & launch SPORE from Origin or Spotlight.

 

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Hi @BlackandGold18

 

we've  already the same question here

https://answers.ea.com/t5/Spore/spore-won-t-launch-and-says-SPORE-TM-ended-unexpectedly/m-p/6546960#...

 

Try out the fix 

I don't work for EA - I'm just only help other users
Jag jobbar inte för EA - jag hjälper bara andra spelare
Ich bin nur ein Spieler der anderen hilft und kein EA Mitarbeiter.
Mvh/Yours Liz
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Hey, I found preferences, but I can't seem to find Spore preferences.

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[ Edited ]

Then go to the Spore icon with right-click.
Say Show package contents.
Navigate to folder Contents ➡️MacOS and launch Spore via one of the cider exce

I don't work for EA - I'm just only help other users
Jag jobbar inte för EA - jag hjälper bara andra spelare
Ich bin nur ein Spieler der anderen hilft und kein EA Mitarbeiter.
Mvh/Yours Liz
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Same problem after click on the cider exce :/

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@Tozyxx wrote:

Same problem after click on the cider exce :/


I need more information about your machine,

I don't work for EA - I'm just only help other users
Jag jobbar inte för EA - jag hjälper bara andra spelare
Ich bin nur ein Spieler der anderen hilft und kein EA Mitarbeiter.
Mvh/Yours Liz
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trying to install from disc but installer hangs under High Sierra. What do I do please?

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Hi @Artemis0410

 

The Mac doesn't have a CD drive unless you are using an external device.

 

It's not easy to install the game over. Better would be a digital download over Origin.

 

Please feel free contact a game advisor in this case

https://help.ea.com/en/contact-us/new 

 

/Liz

 

 

I don't work for EA - I'm just only help other users
Jag jobbar inte för EA - jag hjälper bara andra spelare
Ich bin nur ein Spieler der anderen hilft und kein EA Mitarbeiter.
Mvh/Yours Liz
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I've followed so many threads to get SPORE to run on my macOS High Sierra but nothing has worked thus far. What else can I do?

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Hi @SacredFlan

 


It may be possible that games like Spore are no longer running on new Mac machines.

Because Apple has ended the 32bit support. Spore is an older game which requires 32 bit systems.

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208436

 

Therefore it is important how you want to install it via CD or DL Origin

 

Cheers

Liz

I don't work for EA - I'm just only help other users
Jag jobbar inte för EA - jag hjälper bara andra spelare
Ich bin nur ein Spieler der anderen hilft und kein EA Mitarbeiter.
Mvh/Yours Liz
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