Sparky is shipped in 4 different sorts:
Full Editions are developed in a few sorts depending of the desktop environment:
Starting from Sparky 4.3 Base Editions is available with the Openbox window manager, and is called MinimalGUI.
CLI (Command Line Interface) Edition has no X server preinstalled and works in text mode only. Can be used to build any desktop on the top of Debian as you like. Started from Sparky 4.3 is called MinimalCLI.
GameOver Edition features a lightweight desktop, a very large number of preinstalled games, useful tools and scripts. It's targeted to gamers.
Rescue Edition is an operating system which works in live DVD/USB mode only. The Live system contains a large set of tools for scanning and fixing files, partitions and operating systems installed on hard drives.
Multimedia Edition features a large set of tools for creating and editing graphics, audio, video and HTML pages.