Jun 24 2008
Evidently, the only thing keeping some users of Mac OS X 10.4.11 Tiger from using the Spore Creature Creator Demo is that the application is coded to look for and only accept Mac OS X 10.5.3.
An anonymous user over at Mac OS X Hints has posted instructions on how to easily alter a plist in the game’s package contents to have it check for a slightly older operating system. Voila! Now, as the editor at Mac OS X Hints notes:
[ Via Mac OS X Hints ]
System requirements are typically based on features in a given level of the OS, so there may be unknown issues if you use this hint to run the demo on an earlier version of the OS. Maybe this will work for the full version too…