Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Related Party Transactions (Narrative) (Details)

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Related Party Transactions (Narrative) (Details) (USD $)
12 Months Ended 0 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
May 21, 2013
Jan. 05, 2012
Feb. 01, 2012
May 14, 2013
Dec. 31, 2014
Jan. 29, 2014
Dec. 31, 2007
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]                  
Forgiveness of debt $ 268,686us-gaap_DebtInstrumentDecreaseForgiveness $ 301,937us-gaap_DebtInstrumentDecreaseForgiveness              
Marketing and promotional - related party 2,260,850us-gaap_MarketingAndAdvertisingExpense                 
Account payable 270,000us-gaap_AccountsPayableRelatedPartiesCurrent            270,000us-gaap_AccountsPayableRelatedPartiesCurrent    
Common Stock                  
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]                  
Forgiveness of debt                    
Shares issued for cash, shares 4,000,000us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesNewIssues
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
               
Joseph Fiore, CEO of the Company and Berkshire Capital | Notes Payable - In 2010 And 2011                  
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]                  
Interest rate on demand notes 6.00%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayablesTwoThousandTenAndElevenMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_ChiefExecutiveOfficerMember
          6.00%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayablesTwoThousandTenAndElevenMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_ChiefExecutiveOfficerMember
   
Joseph Fiore, CEO of the Company and Berkshire Capital | Notes Payable Dated - May 21, 2013 | Investment In Nuvilex, Inc                  
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]                  
Interest rate on demand notes     6.00%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableMayTwentyOneTwoThousandThirteenMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= SPYR_EquitySecuritiesThreeMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_ChiefExecutiveOfficerMember
           
No of shares acquired     8,230,637SPYR_SharesAcquiredAsInvestment
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableMayTwentyOneTwoThousandThirteenMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= SPYR_EquitySecuritiesThreeMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_ChiefExecutiveOfficerMember
           
Demand notes     1,185,218us-gaap_DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableMayTwentyOneTwoThousandThirteenMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= SPYR_EquitySecuritiesThreeMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_ChiefExecutiveOfficerMember
           
Due date     May 21, 2018            
Berkshire Capital Management | Notes Payable - In 2007 | Investment in International Oil and Gas Holdings Corp                  
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]                  
Interest rate on demand notes                 6.00%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableTwoThousandSevenMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= us-gaap_EquitySecuritiesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_PrincipalOwnerMember
No of shares acquired                 7,000,000SPYR_SharesAcquiredAsInvestment
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableTwoThousandSevenMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= us-gaap_EquitySecuritiesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_PrincipalOwnerMember
Demand notes                 805,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableTwoThousandSevenMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= us-gaap_EquitySecuritiesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_PrincipalOwnerMember
Berkshire Capital Management | Notes Payable Dated - January 05, 2012 | Investment In Plandai Inc                  
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]                  
Interest rate on demand notes       6.00%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableJanuaryFiveTwoThousandTwelveMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= SPYR_EquitySecuritiesOneMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_PrincipalOwnerMember
         
No of shares acquired       3,500,000SPYR_SharesAcquiredAsInvestment
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableJanuaryFiveTwoThousandTwelveMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= SPYR_EquitySecuritiesOneMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_PrincipalOwnerMember
         
Demand notes       1,575,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableJanuaryFiveTwoThousandTwelveMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= SPYR_EquitySecuritiesOneMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_PrincipalOwnerMember
         
Due date       Jan. 05, 2017          
Berkshire Capital Management | Notes Payable Dated - February 01, 2012 | Investment In Inscor, Inc.                  
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]                  
Interest rate on demand notes         6.00%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableFebruaryOneTwoThousandTwelveMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= SPYR_EquitySecuritiesTwoMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_PrincipalOwnerMember
       
No of shares acquired         3,500,000SPYR_SharesAcquiredAsInvestment
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableFebruaryOneTwoThousandTwelveMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= SPYR_EquitySecuritiesTwoMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_PrincipalOwnerMember
       
Demand notes         3,675,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableFebruaryOneTwoThousandTwelveMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= SPYR_EquitySecuritiesTwoMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_PrincipalOwnerMember
       
Due date         Feb. 01, 2017        
Berkshire Capital Management | Notes Payable Dated - May 14, 2013 | Investment In Nuvilex, Inc                  
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]                  
Interest rate on demand notes           6.00%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableMayFourteenTwoThousandThirteenMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= SPYR_EquitySecuritiesThreeMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_PrincipalOwnerMember
     
No of shares acquired           8,000,000SPYR_SharesAcquiredAsInvestment
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableMayFourteenTwoThousandThirteenMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= SPYR_EquitySecuritiesThreeMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_PrincipalOwnerMember
     
Demand notes           1,420,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= SPYR_NotesPayableOtherPayableMayFourteenTwoThousandThirteenMember
/ us-gaap_MajorTypesOfDebtAndEquitySecuritiesAxis
= SPYR_EquitySecuritiesThreeMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= us-gaap_PrincipalOwnerMember
     
Due date           May 14, 2018      
Related Parties - Joseph Fiore, CEO And Berkshire Capital Management | Notes Payable | Class A Preferred Stock                  
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]                  
Total outstanding notes payable and accrued interest under debt settlement agreement             11,032,297SPYR_TotalOutstandingNotesPayableAndAccruedInterestUnderDebtSettlementAgreement
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= us-gaap_NotesPayableOtherPayablesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= SPYR_ChiefExecutiveOfficerAndPrincipalOwnerMember
/ us-gaap_StatementClassOfStockAxis
= us-gaap_PreferredClassAMember
   
Shares issued for debt conversion, shares             107,636us-gaap_DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentSharesIssued1
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= us-gaap_NotesPayableOtherPayablesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= SPYR_ChiefExecutiveOfficerAndPrincipalOwnerMember
/ us-gaap_StatementClassOfStockAxis
= us-gaap_PreferredClassAMember
   
Shares issued for debt conversion, value             10,763,611us-gaap_DebtConversionOriginalDebtAmount1
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= us-gaap_NotesPayableOtherPayablesMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= SPYR_ChiefExecutiveOfficerAndPrincipalOwnerMember
/ us-gaap_StatementClassOfStockAxis
= us-gaap_PreferredClassAMember
   
Joseph Fiore                  
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]                  
Forgiveness of debt 268,686us-gaap_DebtInstrumentDecreaseForgiveness
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= SPYR_ChiefExecutiveOfficerTwoMember
301,937us-gaap_DebtInstrumentDecreaseForgiveness
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= SPYR_ChiefExecutiveOfficerTwoMember
             
Minority Shareholder - Mark McGarrity                  
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]                  
Marketing and promotional - related party 2,261,000us-gaap_MarketingAndAdvertisingExpense
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= SPYR_MinorityShareholderMember
               
Account payable $ 270,000us-gaap_AccountsPayableRelatedPartiesCurrent
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= SPYR_MinorityShareholderMember
          $ 270,000us-gaap_AccountsPayableRelatedPartiesCurrent
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= SPYR_MinorityShareholderMember
   
Minority Shareholder - Mark McGarrity | Common Stock                  
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]                  
Shares issued for cash, shares               2,000,000us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesNewIssues
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= SPYR_MinorityShareholderMember
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
 
Shares issued, price per share               $ 0.40us-gaap_SharesIssuedPricePerShare
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= SPYR_MinorityShareholderMember
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember