Speaking at the EA E3 press conference in LA yesterday, Will Wright came to the conclusion that Spore fans are “38% God.”
As you can see from this Joystiq report, he has the figures to back it up. From the site:
His basic argument goes like this: In the span of 18 days, Spore Creature Creator users were able to top 1,589,000 species in about 18 days, a feat that took God 7 days to accomplish. So, by his math, users of Spore at operating at 38 percent of God’s capacity, or .38G.
More through the link.