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Discussion in 'General Sonic Discussion' started by McGuirk, Jan 10, 2007.

  1. Kilo

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    Just added a feature to my hack to see invisible blocks in a debug build rather than debug mode (Mostly because I removed it) and I noticed something strange in Labyrinth Act 1
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    There are invisible blocks above this section after the climb with the red spring.
    The invisible blocks are used to make sure Sonic properly gets crushed by the cork when it hits the ceiling, like here:
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    But the water never raises that high at that point, so it's possible in that a prototype, or in a planning stage, the water was supposed to reach the ceiling at this point, and the rings were to entice the player into getting themselves trapped and killed.

    It could also be there to prevent you from clipping if you try retracing your steps back to this point but I tried to speedrun doing that and the water was too fast for me to be able to crush myself. And it's not used to align the cork with the ceiling, as the object itself detects for tiles since object on object interaction outside of Sonic isn't possible.
     
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  2. Kilo

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    The Japanese Sonic Twitter account released a new render for Sonic's 33rd anniversary
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    Overall this a massive step up from 2022's which caused massive drama over how low quality the render's posing was.
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    But not only that, because this is the 33rd anniversary, Sonic's render is also a reference to Sonic 3's Japanese box art! Which I thought was neat.
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  3. Sparks

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    Can they please just redesign Sonics mouth on these official models
     
  4. God, it's so refreshing to see new (good) 3D Sonic renders.

    I agree they still needs to improve his mouth tho'. But still a nice improvement from last two years.

    Also, technically, it's second time we got a good 3D Sonic render this year:
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  5. Kilo

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    I am also in agreement that the mouth needs to be updated. If they could adapt the way Uekawa draws mouths that'd be awesome. But at the very least they're improving on posing, expression, and colors.
     
  6. Overlord

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    That mouth design was hideous when they first adopted it like 2 decades ago, the fact they're still using it is mind boggling. It's never been in a single good image.
     
  7. penBorefield

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    I don't get the controversy? I just thought they are okay. I never saw comments how the renders from 2010 to 2020(?) looked ugly until now. That's more of design choice, I guess.
     
  8. Rafa Stary

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    Hi everyone, anyone know where can I get this render from the back box art for Sonic Lost World? Can't find it anywhere :( Thanks (also sorry if this is not the right thread to ask about this XD)
    images - 2024-04-20T211753.122.jpeg
     
  9. charcoal

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    As far as I'm aware, that particular render was never released in an isolated form. There should be plenty of high quality scans of it from the box or magazines, at least. Just with a background in the way.
     
  10. Rafa Stary

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    That is really unfortunate :( that pose is quite cool, but thanks for helping me charcoal ^^
     
  11. Brainulator

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    You wanna know something really funny about the version of Sonic 2 seen in Sonic Jam? (And by "funny", I mean replace the "nn" with "ck".)

    The code for drawing Sonic 1's Special Stages and its objects still exists, unreferenced, even though the original Genesis game removed this code. Even the Knuckles in Sonic 2 version seen in Sonic Jam removes it. I guess this was just hidden in the source code?
     
  12. The Joebro64

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    My computer broke, so for now, nothing
  14. Sonic Warrior TJ

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    The aging desktop I use at work is roaring like a dying badger as I burn through these plastic hills. I have experienced true nirvana. My life is complete.
     
  15. Kilo

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    Encountered an interesting bug on the Special Stage results screen.
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    This was also a great reminder that as bad as Sonic 4 is now, it used to be worse.
     
  16. Black Squirrel

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    I'm not going to lie, I kept my money after playing the demo on 360 back at launch and haven't touched it since.

    This is sickeningly bad. I'd only ever watched footage of experts playing and would fast forward when the music became unbearable. Experiencing Sonic 4 live all these years later has me genuinely worried for the people who defended this back in the day.


    It's an impressive port, if not just for letting it share your computer screen for any length of time.
     
  17. muteKi

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    I'm curious if the tilt/touch stuff works properly on mobile.
     
  18. The Joebro64

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    Can confirm touch controls work as you'd expect both on mobile and tablet. Haven't tried to see if tilt controls do.

    EDIT: tilt controls did not work on my iPhone when I turned them on.
     
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  19. JaxTH

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    Jack shit.