Mr. Needlemouse

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  1. Lanzer

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    I know evil chicken is (was?) in this, but are any other concept characters going to make an appearence?
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  2. MKAmeX

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    Yes. You can expect almost all of them to appear somewhere in it. Though I'd rather keep the humans out of it, aside from 'Robotnik' and Madonna.
     
  3. Lanzer

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    <!--quoteo(post=383985:date=Dec 12 2009, 02:12 AM:name=MKAmeX)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (MKAmeX @ Dec 12 2009, 02:12 AM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=383985">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Yes. You can expect almost all of them to appear somewhere in it. Though I'd rather keep the humans out of it, aside from 'Robotnik' and Madonna.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    Darn would've loved to see what grandpa gohan samurai did. Which version of eggman are you adding? the sleepy time fatman or yellow shirt?

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    Also, is the Tokyo stage going to be there?

    Edit: sorry nineko I got lazy I don't usually hotlink.
     
  4. MarkeyJester

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    <!--quoteo(post=383926:date=Dec 12 2009, 02:35 AM:name=MKAmeX)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (MKAmeX @ Dec 12 2009, 02:35 AM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=383926">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->And what do you have to complain about Markey? You get to see stuff all the time! =P<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    How do I know that there isn't anything that you Haven't shown me? =P

    But no in all seriousness, there's something special about receiving an update on a thread here than say receiving it privately, you can discus it with other members, let them know about your thoughts behind it, the pros and cons. I cannot do that currently because everything is private, and it would be wrong of me to do so. But anyway, enough of my moaning, I bet a lot of people here are pleased that the hack isn't discontinued =)
     
  5. MKAmeX

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    Lanzer:

    You can see an early, and very terrible sprite of him in pajamas early in this thread. It's much better looking now, though. =P
    And I plan to somehow fit all of the concept levels in here, and most of the basic art for all of them are done already.


    Markey:

    Well of course, there's plenty I haven't shown you! =P
    But I understand where you're coming from. But if there were to be an update, I'd probably put it in a new thread.
     
  6. Lanzer

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    <!--quoteo(post=384157:date=Dec 12 2009, 05:13 PM:name=MKAmeX)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (MKAmeX @ Dec 12 2009, 05:13 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=384157">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Lanzer:

    You can see an early, and very terrible sprite of him in pajamas early in this thread. It's much better looking now, though. =P
    And I plan to somehow fit all of the concept levels in here, and most of the basic art for all of them are done already.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    One last question, will you be keeping the same sonic 1 music or get someone to compose new tracks? Seems like an effort but it would be nice to hear some new or remixed stuff.
     
  7. MKAmeX

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    <!--quoteo(post=384218:date=Dec 12 2009, 05:05 PM:name=Lanzer)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Lanzer @ Dec 12 2009, 05:05 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=384218">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec--><!--quoteo(post=384157:date=Dec 12 2009, 05:13 PM:name=MKAmeX)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (MKAmeX @ Dec 12 2009, 05:13 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=384157">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Lanzer:

    You can see an early, and very terrible sprite of him in pajamas early in this thread. It's much better looking now, though. =P
    And I plan to somehow fit all of the concept levels in here, and most of the basic art for all of them are done already.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    One last question, will you be keeping the same sonic 1 music or get someone to compose new tracks? Seems like an effort but it would be nice to hear some new or remixed stuff.
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    I'm hoping to get new music, but that's out of the way at the moment, I just want to focus on the visuals. Everything else will come after.
     
  8. Tidbit

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    I do and don't like those sprites. I think the style is interesting, but..... I feel like putting these goofy sprites of Sonic is kinda defacing the awesomeness of Sonic1. *shrugs* But either way good job with what you've done so far.
     
  9. Azookara

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    <strike>That was partially the point in the hack's existance</strike>

    How dare you defy the awesomeness that is Mr. Needlemouse? You owe it to him that you even have Sonic 1. :argh:

    Jokes aside, I've always admired this epic hack. And since I've always wanted to see S1's concept art come alive, I nearly drool every time I hear an update of this game.
     
  10. Kudos. Very well done hack. I laughed so hard throughout the entire game! I still laugh at the hilarity!

    Do you plan to do a Sonic 2 Hack with Mr. Needlemouse?
     
  11. MKAmeX

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    <!--quoteo(post=404116:date=Feb 1 2010, 09:57 PM:name=Kiyo Hosokoawa)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Kiyo Hosokoawa @ Feb 1 2010, 09:57 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=404116">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Kudos. Very well done hack. I laughed so hard throughout the entire game! I still laugh at the hilarity!

    Do you plan to do a Sonic 2 Hack with Mr. Needlemouse?<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    Thank you! I don't want to worry about that stuff yet, as the first isn't even done. =P

    But that's not saying I don't have some plans for the future. :ssh:
     
  12. Picu97

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    Shit! This is epic!

    Changing "SONIC HAS PASSED" text would be really great. Best way is by Selbi's S1 Text Code Generator. But first Decompress your ROM.
     
  13. Tidbit

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    XD I think he already knows how to do all that, but relooking at all of this, its very well done. Great job can't wait to play it all.
     
  14. I think that this hack is awesome. Mr. Needlemouse is just adorable and I can't help laughing while I play. Great work.
     
  15. MKAmeX

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    Thanks for the complements guys!

    <!--quoteo(post=451195:date=May 5 2010, 04:04 PM:name=Picu97)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Picu97 @ May 5 2010, 04:04 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=451195">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Shit! This is epic!

    Changing "SONIC HAS PASSED" text would be really great. Best way is by Selbi's S1 Text Code Generator. But first Decompress your ROM.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    As far as I know, it was definitely changed in one of the later builds, long before Selbi even made a generator =P
    In fact, I could've sworn it was done in the first build. I can't really check now though. Hehe.
     
  16. dsrb

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    Just to let you know I started an article for this on the wiki: <a href="http://info.sonicretro.org/Mr. Needlemouse (hack)" target="_blank" style="background: url(http://info.sonicretro.org/images/5/50/Reticon.png) right no-repeat; padding-right: 20px; border-bottom: 1px dotted #3366BB; color: #3366BB; cursor:pointer; text-decoration:none;" class="wiki">Mr. Needlemouse (hack)</a>. I'll try to put at least some of the images up later.
     
  17. MKAmeX

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    <!--quoteo(post=470716:date=Jun 21 2010, 10:16 PM:name=dsrb)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (dsrb @ Jun 21 2010, 10:16 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=470716">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Just to let you know I started an article for this on the wiki: <a href="http://info.sonicretro.org/Mr. Needlemouse (hack)" target="_blank" style="background: url(http://info.sonicretro.org/images/5/50/Reticon.png) right no-repeat; padding-right: 20px; border-bottom: 1px dotted #3366BB; color: #3366BB; cursor:pointer; text-decoration:none;" class="wiki">Mr. Needlemouse (hack)</a>. I'll try to put at least some of the images up later.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    Wow, that's so cool. Thanks man!

    You make me sound so professional in that, hahaha. I feel so special. =)
    If I ever get the time, I may add some... 'goodies' to it.
     
  18. MKAmeX

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    First off: I'm an idiot.

    Let me start by saying I had planned on releasing a demo build for this years hacking contest. Up until last night I had been working hard on it and I thought it would be presentable.
    Unfortunately I am a total fool. I had a hard drive failure last night and I lost everything. I'm 99% sure everything is lost.
    I hadn't backed up my hard drive in years, so everything is gone now. In retrospect doing that at least once a month would've been a smart idea. I lost everything, regardless.

    Well it's not so bad I suppose. I'll just start over with whatever I DO have saved. I'm not quitting. However I am taking a break from hacking for the time being due to the sheer frustration of the entire situation.

    Lastly, this is the last saved build that I have. It's extremely early, right after I restarted the hack. Not much to look at, or really anything, but it's something.
    I might have a slightly later build saved somewhere on a SD card or so, if I find it I'll update this.
    For now, here's... Something. As far as I can tell it's only the green-ish city level that I made as a test. It's straight line zone in every sense.

    DOWNLOAD
     
  19. 87th

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    Sorry to hear about it, man. I always had a soft spot for Mr Needlemouse and the stuff in that beta ROM looked promising. As a side note about the ROM, I know it wasn't deliberate, but I quite like how Mr Needlemouse turns into a mess of pixels when he looks up. It seems to fit his personality. I also love how he rocks in time to the Star Light Zone music. I could watch him do that all day.
     
  20. Willie

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    Jesus, that really sucks. I haven't played your rom hack yet but I love some of your sprite work and the concept in general.