The Fifth Annual Sonic the Hedgehog Hacking Contest

Discussion in 'Engineering & Reverse Engineering' started by Ayla, Jan 3, 2007.

  1. Verse

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    Super, I tried to reply to you but S2beta was down earlier today, I'd ask Nayr if it was okay. I bet she'll give you some leeway on that one.

    Good luck, hope you (and/or Stephan) get the kinks knocked out.
     
  2. Hayate

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    Finally, the site is back up!

    Name/Alias: Keiji
    Name of hack: Sonic 1: The Other Extended Edition (working title) (Beta 3)
    Game of origin: Sonic 1
    Console of origin: Genesis/MD
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Download link: http://fusion-global.org/share/s1built.bin
    Changed: Added overworld, Level layouts, Bosses, Font for title cards, HUD, Pause menu, new debug cheat, added SRAM support, Special Stages, Sonic's max speed, added spindash, added level transitions, new monitors (albeit you can only get Sonic 1 power-ups at the moment), Sonic's sprites are from Sonic 3, new music (thanks to Sonic 65 and Tweaker IIRC).
    Notes:
    Special stages - you lose after 2 minutes and goal spheres are removed, you also have a HUD.
    Overworld - From left to right, the pits lead to Scrap Brain, Labyrinth, Marble, Green Hill, Spring Yard, Star Light. You start between MZ and GHZ. Only MZ, GHZ and SYZ work currently. In the upper right, you can see which emeralds you have. To get to Chaos Zone, enable debug mode (below) and then go to the upper right; the screen lock will be removed.
    Pause options - After pausing, you can press A to exit the level to the overworld (or from the overworld to the title screen), B to run in slow motion, and C to advance a frame. You can get the sound test by pressing Up, Down, Left, Right.
    Debug mode - Enter the sound test (above). Now enter the code 6, 20, 18, 9, 15, 14. You should hear a ring sound - if not, delete your SRAM file and try again. After doing so, unpause. Debug mode is now enabled. Use B for object placement mode and A for the debug HUD. Once you have enabled debug mode, it will stay enabled as it saves in SRAM. To turn it off, either delete your SRAM file, or open it in a hex editor and change byte $8 to zero.
    Level select - First, enable debug mode. Then go to the title screen (either by using Pause + A, or reset), and press A+Start.

    EDIT: Oh what the hell, I'll enter my abandoned Sonic 2 hack as well.

    Name/Alias: Keiji
    Name of hack: Sonic 2 Omega Plus!
    Game of origin: Sonic 2
    Console of origin: Genesis/MD
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Download link: http://fusion-global.org/share/s2op_v14h.bin
    Changed: Everything that SonED 1 can change: level layout, sprite placement, art, and block/chunk mappings. Also, the level order, music playlist, zone names, level select, some palettes, the font for the HUD numbers (which I edited in hex since I didn't know about TLP back then :P ), and a water height changer in RRZ.
    Notes: Extremely buggy. You'll want level select and debug for this one (same as original Sonic 2). Entered mainly for art and level design.

    EDIT 2: Ohnoes, you removed the Eggman Trophy! I was going for best boss award all along with S1TOEE! :) *begs for it to be put back*
     
  3. Bibin

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    Dammit. My HD failed yesterday. I have an older version that is fully ASM hacked, but has a few bugs and only 6 or so new levels. I guess I'll just send that in now, even though it's far from complete.

    Name / Alias: Bibin
    Name of Hack: Sonic the Hack
    Game of Origin: Sonic the Hedgehog
    Console of Origin: Sega MegaDrive
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Download link: http://bibin.teatons.com/s1built.bin
    Changes:
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  4. Tweaker

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    Name / Alias: Team Megamix
    Name of Hack: Sonic 1 Megamix
    Game of Origin: Sonic the Hedgehog
    Console of Origin: MegaDrive/Genesis
    E-mail: nibesto{at}gmail{dot}com
    Description: ...do I even need to? Extreme ASM/gameplay/music/everything hack.

    Download Link: http://www.fileden.com/files/15774/Sonic%2...amix%20v3.0.zip
     
  5. Dark Sonic

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    ... Thank you for finally releasing this. You sir, just made my day.
     
  6. snkenjoi

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    I'm just entering to join in with the fun, my hack is very alpha at the moment.

    Name / Alias: snkenjoi
    Name of Hack: 'Sonic Boom'
    Game of Origin: Sonic 2
    Console of Origin: Megadrive
    E-mail: snkenjoiatgmail.com
    Download link: None.
    Changes: Character art/ASM hack
     
  7. Super

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    Stephen said there was a lot of kinks to work out, and he's been working on it. He said he probably couldn't get it all worked out by today, but hopefully by tomorrow it'll work out. There were a bunch of things I don't have the ability to do or fix(I'm ASM challenged, but I'm working on it when I can), so Stephen is really going above and beyond what I had originally asked him to iron out.
     
  8. Aquaslash

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    The S Factor: Sonia and Silver
    Ahahaha My hack is in SUCH the alpha state.

    Name / Alias: Hot-Shot!!! (AKA GrandMasterGalvatron)
    Name of Hack: The S Factor: Sonia and Silver
    Game of Origin: Sonic the Hedgehog
    Console of Origin: Sega Genesis
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Changed: Oh wow...replaced Sonic with Sonia, added Silver, new palettes, names, music, moves, the works...and it's still in an alpha state XD
    Link: In your inbox. You'd do good to check that regularly...I update like a madaman.
     
  9. Chimpo

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    Name / Alias: Rick Danto
    Name of Hack: Chimpo Q!
    Game of Origin: Sonic the Hedgehog
    Console of Origin: Sega Genesis
    E-mail: rick_danto(not_gay_at)hotmail(punto)com
    Changed: Mainly a major art rehaul at this point.
    Link: http://www.fileden.com/files/2007/6/30/122.../ChimpoQ%21.zip

    Updated link to stop the horror
     
  10. Quickman

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    Please don't host on MegaUpload - they have a nasty tendency to temporarily remove random files for no apparent reason. Try Rapidshare.
     
  11. Bibin

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    I just realized that there's a rather fatal level design error in Sonic the Hack that I can't fix due to my failed HDD. Well, almost fatal. In Marble Zone Act I, there is a short passageway of spikes that you go through on a sliding block. However, there is a lava jet that smashes you into the spikes and kills you. This can be avoided by getting the invincibility monitor floating in the air on the right side of the passage before you enter.
     
  12. SMTP

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    Here we go, I had time to finish up enough of S2SMTP v5 to submit it here. Sorry no public release. The release may be coming soon, I just need to fix a few things first.

    Name / Alias: SMTP
    Name of Hack: 'Sonic 2 SMTP'
    Game of Origin: Sonic 2
    Console of Origin: Megadrive
    E-mail: S2SMTP '(the AT)' gmail '(The dotted com)'
    Download link: E-mailed
    Changes: Big List:


    * Easy/Normal/Hard Difficulties
    * Sonic/Tails/Knuckles playable
    * Slow Shoe monitor added.
    * Bonus Stage at starpost if you have 50 rings or more.
    * Big ring at end of level for access to Special Stage.
    * 6 hidden Special Rings in every act - Each give 10000 points at end of act.
    * If you collect all the Special Rings in an act you get taken to a Special Stage at the end, even on act 2.
    * Character & Difficulty select in options and Level select. C for character, B for difficulty.
    * Seperate Character start locations for Knuckles. (Incomplete)
    * ICZ ported over HTZ.
    * S3K DEZ Added.
    * ICZ Song ported by Tweaker
    * DEZ , super shoe, slow shoe songs ported by Pu7o
    * S3K drum set ported by Pu7o
    * Possibly more I've forgotten

    Completed Levels:
    * EHZ1&2 - Easy/Normal/Hard
    * CPZ1&2 - Easy/Normal/Hard
    * ARZ1&2 - Easy/Normal/Hard
    * Bonus Stage - Easy/Normal/Hard
    * ICZ 2 - Normal ( 80% complete, no big pits or nothing just only has objects needed to complete :P)
    * OOZ 1 - Normal ( 40% complete, big pits near the end and near no objects)
    * DEZ 1 - Normal ( 0%, This pretty much an object test level. You can test the DEZ objects and things)

    Info Needed:

    The cheat codes are the same as always. You will need the level select code to get to CPZ , ICZ , OOZ , DEZ. As the level order has been messed with.

    I'd recommend Playing all the difficulties to see the changes(different object/level layouts, different Special Ring Layouts) but since you might be time constrained for the contest you don't have to. :P

    That should be it.
     
  13. Aquaslash

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    The S Factor: Sonia and Silver
    Oh that reminds me...on my hack, you'll need to use debug to beat White Blaster. Also, don't enter the special stages in that level or you'll get sent back to green hill.

    Jeez...WHY did I even submit XD
     
  14. Super

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    ONE MINUTE GUYZ.

    My submissions gonna be late, hopefully that's still gonna be alright.
     
  15. Aquaslash

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    The S Factor: Sonia and Silver
    No late submissions accepted
     
  16. Ayla

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    Super: 1 hr 52 minutes...
     
  17. Rika Chou

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    Got mine PMed 1 minute late, hope you don't hold it against me. :P

    Name / Alias: rika_chou
    Name of Hack: Sonic 2: Advanced Edit 'release 3 - beta version'
    Game of Origin: Sonic the Hedgehog 2
    Console of Origin: MegaDrive/Genesis
    E-mail: rika.chou (gmail)
    download link: PMed
    Description: 6 new levels, Knuckles added, Tails can fly, some new music, and other various changes.
    Notes: Level select can be accesed via the 2 player versus option on the title screen, play game with debug mode on, not all levels are completlable.
     
  18. Ayla

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    you're clear
     
  19. SMTP

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    I knew I forgot something in my feature list...
     
  20. stormislandgal

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    I'm pulling out of the contest. I have no serious hopes or chances of winning. That, and this shit is so buggy it's embarassing. I'm out. I'm beginning to realize I seriously wasn't ready for this.

    For those still interested, my hacks are still downloadable, yet shitty.