Maxis has opened the Spore API that will likely lead to some highly-evolved data mashups and apps around the game. A creature aquarium and friend activity monitor are just two of the apps already available. They're also holding a contest to encourage the API fun. Brandon has the details over at Boing Boing Offworld. "Data-mashers at the ready: Maxis opens the Spore API"
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