The Truth About Dust Hill Zone

Discussion in 'General Sonic Discussion' started by Tweaker, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. Ayla

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    First dust hill is really the desert level -- that's cool.. but now we're rehashing other theories like the "master emerald"? Goddamn.. let me pull out SoStH's old theories and let's analyze each of them one by one =P YEEHAAA

    EDIT: Next one up is Wood Zone is actually the past version of Metropolis Zone. Discuss.
     
  2. It totally is. No other levels have conveyer belts so they must be. This is my justification.

    And I swear I read some bullshit "fact" once upon a time that said the tubes and belts weren't functioning because Eggman hadn't finished building the Metropolis yet. Making outlandish claims to cover your lack of real knowledge is fun!
     
  3. Somebody needs to make a Sonic 2 Time Travel hack. I WANT TO SEE MY WOOD METROPOLIS HYBRID DAMNIT.
     
  4. ICEknight

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    Yes, it was, this is not a "theory". I had sent her a well thought interview already and she told me about the flood of emails, and that she would only answer one (which wasn't the first one she received, anyway).
     
  5. MathUser

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    Um, I'm pretty sure Time travel had long been removed by the time the Simon Wai prototype was completed. Perhaps the level map had already been drawn up as a past version of Metropolis Zone but they were probably gonnna adjust it so the similarities were minimal.
     
  6. Uberham

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    *Casino Night waves at you from its corner*
     
  7. JoseTB

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    I think it's safe to assume the time travel concept was never implemented other than in sketches and concepts... I always had the belief wood zone was intended to be the past of metropolis, but for all we know is no more than a random theory. Perhaps we could confirm it if we ever get to see the actual concepts and sketches of these zones...
     
  8. Sik

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    Wood and Metropolis at least share both the conveyor belts and the tubes =P And anyways, thanks Ayla, eh? >_>

    Now somebody discuss about the gray Sonic death frame present in all Sonic 1, 2 and 3 =P
     
  9. Wetflame

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    Well and music :P I guess that's what got people thinking. The other thing is that they share a similar colour scheme, Wood Zone is brown and green, and Metropolis is metallic green and bronze(metallic brown). Coincidence?

    Of course Wood Zone came a lot later into the rom, but it was probably concieved much earlier on.
     
  10. Sik

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    I don't take into account the music, placeholders always exist =P
     
  11. Tweaker

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    Are we sure the music thing isn't the same case as the Sky Chase music in that other empty level slot, where it's just carryover from splitting up the Sonic 1 level slots? It doesn't seem like they'd use the same music for two Zones in any other context, even if they were related by time travel or whatever.
     
  12. I... Shit.
    Should've gone with the speed tubes.

    Wait, Chemical Plant. Shit it.

    The original joke is null and void =(
     
  13. Quexinos

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    I actually said that if we do get an interview with Yasuhara we should ask him that
     
  14. Sik

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    But no other zones has both of them together, so it still isn't void =P

    EDIT: ^ at Blanche Hodapp =P
     
  15. Uberham

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    Again, casino night.

    ok, they're spring powered, but whatever.
     
  16. Sik

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    Those aren't speed tubes, otherwise Hill Top also has them =P We're talking about speed tubes that are propelled using a teleporter (and proper tubes, so Oil Ocean doesn't count either).
     
  17. Mama Luigi

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    I've read some comments about people wanting a post-NA S2 version a few pages back.
    I thought of something: instead of waiting for someone to sell a prototype on eBay (or IRL), why doesn't someone try searching for a dumped post-NA version through a search engine? I'm willing to bet there's at least one somewhere on the internet someone hasn't found yet.

    It may sound stupid and it would probably take hours, but it might work.
     
  18. Tweaker

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    I'm fairly certain that if there was a known existing dump of a later prototype, it would at least be recognized in GoodGen or something similar, regardless of country of origin.
     
  19. Wetflame

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    Because every time we get a new person to their site they're going to do just that so they can be THE MAN. I would have been uncovered, unless someone has really good Google-Fu and knowledge of Hong Kong rom sites, I doubt we'd get far.
     
  20. Mama Luigi

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    Searching for ROMS, the Simon Wai way.

    There's about 62,400 results for "sonic the hedgehog 2 rom" on Google, limited to 55,000 when using Google China. There must be something.