Chaotix 1207 discussion

Discussion in 'Prototype Discussion' started by drx, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. xdaniel

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    First post, blah, blah, whatever. Hi there.

    Hoping this hasn't been posted yet... well, I've read the thread and I don't think so... Bah, here goes:

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    "SONIC CRACKERS S32X"

    - Start the ROM in Kega Fusion
    - Select TIME ATTACK in main menu
    - Advance through PLAYER and NPC SELECT
    - On ATRACTION SELECT, do a Save State
    - Now, start the ROM in Gens and load the Save State
    - The game will most likely screw up and crash, but that doesn't matter
    - Enter the Genesis VDP viewer via CPU->Debug->Genesis VDP
    (- If you can't see anything, select a different palette - * on the numpad, I think)
     
  2. biggestsonicfan

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  3. Zenor

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  4. Blackbird

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    Whoa. Hell, if Crackers title sprites are still there, who knows what else could be in there?

    So, apparently, there should be a prototype even EARLIER than this one that calls itself Crackers 32X. And to think this buggy, near-unplayable ROM can uncover such things.
     
  5. Overlord

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    Can we now stop saying there's even the tiniest shred of doubt that Crackers wasn't a very early Chaotix now? =P
     
  6. Crysta

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    I thought "Sonic Crackers" was just the name whoever ripped the old rom and inserted the title screen into it decided it should be called.
     
  7. Blackbird

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    Actually, I mean that there can indeed be more versions of Crackers that we think.
     
  8. Quexinos

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    Because of this I will never put down another trial member again. If they're gonna do THIS, I have no right to insult any of them.
    You sir/mam/whichever, are amazing.

    Same, I wasn't sure if Crackers was the official name or not... but now we know ^_^
     
  9. Blackbird

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    So now we've got proof that Crackers is official, that there was, at one point a 32x build of Crackers and that the dragon in Sonic Adventure does exist, both due to trial members popping out of nowhere and saying small tidbits.

    I tip my imaginary hat off to this people.

    Anyway, I'll start comparing layouts this weekend, I need several hours to do it really in-depth.
     
  10. Quexinos

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    I remember when Crackers was found a lot of people said it was a hoax... I wish I could show this to them now ^_^
     
  11. Rika Chou

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    We already knew that Crackers was the official name, as when Pachuka was working at SOA he looked it up the archives or something.

    Still though...great find!
     
  12. Quexinos

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    Well I always took what Pac said with a grain of salt :thumbsup:
     
  13. JoseTB

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    To tell the truth, I wasn't sure about the authenticity of that title screen in Sonic Crackers - until now I guess. Awesome find indeed.
     
  14. drx

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    I can't believe how you guys are saying you weren't sure about Crackers being legit or its screen being legit. I mean, I've had several proofs of this forever, and I've been saying it publically.

    Eh...
     
  15. evilhamwizard

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  16. Quexinos

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    You have? Really? Well I haven't been in the community much lately so sorry if I missed something. I just sort of returned when these betas came out. I mean I knew Crackers was real but ... it's such an odd name you know? Like they threw it together in a few moments... but yeah if you have a story, I'd love to hear it.
     
  17. ICEknight

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    Sonic Crackers Super 32X? Wow, great find.

    By the way, I can't say I remember reading much Crackers stories, either...
     
  18. SGR

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    We've got another mystery on our hands gang! What about Studium/Stadium?

    Also, was it originally called the "Super 32x" at one point? I don't know much about those sort of things.
     
  19. Turn off (disable) the 32X in Kega for example, and try to load a 32X ROM and see what it says to you... Super 32X.
     
  20. JoseTB

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    Yeah I don't recall to see those stories gone public either. drx is hoarding us info =P

    About the name, IIRC the final hardware was released as Super 32x in Japan.