Most annoying glitch you've ever experienced?

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  1. Copornocus

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    This happened to me several times on the actual cart, though it was mostly when I played Sonic 3 alone. I remember being very frustrated at it. Getting all that way, building up a huge score and plenty of lives, and then having to reset because of this. Thank goodness for the save feature.
     
  2. fifthelephant

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    I was watching some videos of Sonic Adventure yesterday on youtube and today I dragged out the old Dreamcast... that whole game is like a giant glitch. Even nostalgia can't save me from thinking I might have been wrong about that game...

    *awaits rotten vegetables being thrown at him*
     
  3. Diablohead

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    Super bug at the end of sonic 2 stages is probably the biggest one for me, many of times in my youth I would somehow fuck up and have to reset because of that, because I usually always make sonic jump while half in/out the screen so I can run around while the scoreboard is up.

    Sonic 3's baloon park, one of "robotnik's traps" is one which I abuse a lot.
     
  4. Sik

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    That isn't a bug, that's a shortcut =P

    Unless you're Morph. He once did it so I gave up, just to find out that the game decided to not count his laps (and for the record, it took me about one minute to actually react). Then I went up there and I won XD

    EDIT: gonna quote Morph from when that happened =P
    XD
     
  5. Diablohead

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    I've completed baloon park more by using that route then doing it normally I think, sometimes without even meaning too I go up there.
     
  6. muteKi

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    Yeah, Sonic 2 has the worst glitches of all the Sonic games, at least in revisions where they weren't fixed. Not sure if they ever were or not...
     
  7. SonikkuForever

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    Today I was playing Sonic Heroes (Gamecube) and managed to get a glitched Team Blast while trying to A-Rank Team Sonics' timed mission in Casino Park. The Team Blast happened normally until the very end, when Sonic somehow fell out of the level, leaving Tails and Knuckles trying to fly upwards.
     
  8. nineko

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    Hyper Sonic can get to Knuckles' boss arena in LBZ2 without debug mode, and if you do so, you're stuck there when you beat Robotnik. Time Over isn't an option since the timer is stopped.
     
  9. Malgra

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    This is a new one (for me, anyways). Playing through Sonic 2 & Knuckles today, got to CPZ and the spring/tube at the end of the zone (You come out at the foot of the 3rd of the 3 towers which have hidden lives on top of them)

    Here's where I mean:
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    I came out of the tube, climbed the towers to get the lives, jumped back down and held down the jump button as I fell and I hit the ring box next to the spring, bounced back up almost to the top of the tower, fell back down and went back down the tube (The spring actually opened up and made the sound effect it makes when you're coming up through it). Which resulted in me travelling backwards through the tube, deflecting off the silver block on the other side, flying forwards through the tube again and getting stuck in the weird warp pipe things here:
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    The result:
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    Having to sit it out and wait for a Time Over screen to appear

    Just thought I'd post this in here as it's the first time it's happened to me. I can kinda think why it happened (Knuckles falling faster than the screen so he's gone through the tube before it's had time to fully process), but just thought it odd that the spring flipped up and made the sound effect as if I was coming up over.
     
  10. Sakura Courage Solo

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    Ugh, worst glitch for me is in Hydro City Zone whereas I run right past the final boss sometimes and then can't run back to him, and thusly must reset and restart the level if I'm doing a playthrough. >.<
     
  11. Malgra

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    I must honestly be the only person on this entire forum that has never experienced that glitch once, despite having collected all Chaos Emeralds and fought the HCZ boss as Super Sonic numerous times :/

    Nb: Not that I'm complaining haha :)
     
  12. Sakura Courage Solo

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    XD You're lucky. I really don't run across many glitches myself, but THAT one has been a bane to me for all eternity... or at least since Sonic 3 came out.
     
  13. Jeiku

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    You know, the times whenever I happen to get stuck in the foreground in the Genesis games, I always wished there was a "self-destruct" button, sort of like the one found in Lemmings. I just slam the fast forward key in emulators, though, but on real hardware it's a pain in the ass.
     
  14. Jayextee

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    You know, I quickly found that unless I go into the bonus stage, I get this glitch every fucking time. I'm not lying or exaggerating either. Good job I usually go to the bonus stage for a bubble shield to make the boss easy.
     
  15. Sik

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    That happened because Sonic was under the spring and the object made the animation merely because of the coordinates. It doesn't care if Sonic is going up or not because Sonic should always be going up.

    Make that two people =P
     
  16. muteKi

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    I always used to do that, I guess, but don't any longer. I think that's what I need to do...
     
  17. Malgra

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    Seconded! I was playing about with HS for ages for the "annoying little things" topic, and found Knuckles' HCZ boss arena, but despite going off the top of the screen in several locations in LBZ2, there always seemed to be invisible walls blocking the way to Knuckles' boss arena.

    Edit: regarding that bit you have illustrated, there's a plane switching issue. With the planes in their "A" configuraiton, you can't jump off the top of the screen. Drop down a bit and hit the red spring (pointing left) in the bottom left corner of your pic (or just get near it) and the plane switch kicks in.

    You can check easily - if you appear outside that horizontal purple tube you won't be able to jump offscreen, whereas if you're shown inside it you will. This is complicated by the fact that there is another plane switcher above the vertical booster to the right of the horizontal tube.

    You can then jump on top of the wall you'd expect to have to clear, but there is an invisible block near the right edge so you can't drop down on the opposite side. I'd guess there is some way to juggle the planes so you can bypass this.

    Further edit: You can stil get up there with the planes in their "A" position, but you need to jump up further to the left and run across thin air. And you still get blocked in the same place...
     
  19. nineko

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    Weird, apparently this works only in the S&K Collection and not in S3&K (in Gens at least). I need to investigate further.
     
  20. JDAdams

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    If you debug over there in Gens, you can fight the boss, and it then gets stuck as you say. Rather odd, Sonic & Tails and the pipe they're on appear to float up off the screen! I guess the camera is really scrolling down. I managed to debug my way into MHZ by turning back into a ring, but that doesn't help on a normal playthrough.
     
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