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Re: All The S@nics - (2D) Blast - It's Anything But

Postby Grounder » 7 months ago

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Sonic Blast!? More like Sonic Blast it Out Your Ass!
Why don't you eat me?

I am perfectly tasty...

AND I'LL STEAL YOUR SOUL! :twisted:

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Postby Heavy Sigh » 7 months ago

Fun Sonic Facts!

In a last ditch attempt to give the aging Game Gear some 'wow' factor to overcome the Game Boy, Sonic Blast was to use pre-rendered graphics, which would look much fancier than regular spritework. However, on hardware as low-end as the Game Gear, this decision came at terrible cost. To ensure even a paltry amount of detail was visible on the low resolution screen, both Sonic and Knuckles are absolutely huge, leaving little camera space for things like 'enemies' or 'level design' or 'instant death'.

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Re: All The S@nics - (2D) Blast - It's Anything But

Postby AlchemistHohenheim » 7 months ago

The year is 1996, and Aspect Co. Ltd still does not quite grasp the concept of sprite resolution vs screen resolution, and why bigger sprites aren't always the best idea ever.

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Re: All The S@nics - (2D) Blast - It's Anything But

Postby FourteenthOrder » 7 months ago

This is one of my least favorite games ever. It's just bad, and not even in an entertaining way. At its best it's just there, at its worst it's just frustrating. I'll probably give a more detailed version of my thoughts once it's done, but :P
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Postby Bean » 7 months ago

Seconding that. It's way down there on the list for me of the ones I've played. I'd say it's probably my least favorite 2D Sonic, to be honest.

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Postby Arctangent » 7 months ago

decisions were certainly made

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Postby AmeijinMayo » 7 months ago

stuff had happened
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Postby SAJewers » 7 months ago

Couple days late on this, but with 3D Blast being finished, here's all the Genesis Sonic games raocow didn't play Image


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Postby BobisOnlyBob » 7 months ago

Sonic Dang
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“The intent was there; the floor was not.”

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Re: All The S@nics - (2D) Blast - It's Anything But

Postby AuraLancer » 7 months ago

Look at this soft poot of a game

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Postby DinnerSonic » 7 months ago

LOOK! 💥⏩🔵🔴 :kood: :pride:
ALL THE GREEN HILL ZONES! ↴⇓
GO!!!!!🔰:
  • 7 Green Hill Zones
  • 21 Green Hill Zone Acts total
  • 3 versions of the Nakamura GHZ theme
  • 7 versions of JP/EU Sonic CD's "You Can Do Anything" theme
  • 10 (some kinda) Hill Zones total
  • 28 (some kinda) Hill Zone Acts total
  • 4 misc Hill-Type Zones(the Hill Top clause)
I actually tried to do a full recording of the game once with YouTube annotations based commentary, but I was never really much of an LPer so I gave up. I think I'd rather sit back and watch from a safe distance.
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Re: All The S@nics - (2D) Blast - It's Anything But

Postby KobaBeach » 7 months ago

AuraLancer wrote: Look at this soft poot of a game
a gentle shart

the boss of the next stage is probably the most notable thing about this other than how badly designed a later stage is
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You cannot add yourself to the friends list.
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You cannot add yourself to the foes list.

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Postby Grounder » 7 months ago

More like Sonic Blast Out of the Wrong Hole and You're Screwed!
Why don't you eat me?

I am perfectly tasty...

AND I'LL STEAL YOUR SOUL! :twisted:

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Postby Arctangent » 7 months ago

decisions

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Re: All The S@nics - (2D) Blast - It's Anything But

Postby KobaBeach » 7 months ago

opa-opa not upa-upa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

also this game had a brazilian only master system port and it looks extremely worse
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Postby Whimsical Calamari » 7 months ago

wait. double-jump. per-zone special stages where the first act's functions purely as a bonus while the second act's is the only one with the emerald.

why does it feel like some of the later 3d games were taking cues from this

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Re: All The S@nics - (2D) Blast - It's Anything But

Postby Grounder » 7 months ago

I mean, I care about rao cheating. Like, a little bit.
Why don't you eat me?

I am perfectly tasty...

AND I'LL STEAL YOUR SOUL! :twisted:

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Re: All The S@nics - (2D) Blast - It's Anything But

Postby Kleetus » 7 months ago

Geez, some of the previous levels had some cool visual things going on, but Red Volcano is hideous. Everything has the same texture, and uses shade of purple, there's no background objects. Was the plan that if they put all the super ugly levels late into the game, people won't realise that the game isn't all that impressive until it's too late?
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Re: All The S@nics - (2D) Blast - It's Anything But

Postby Arctangent » 7 months ago

so some way or another i got on the track of thinking how sonic seems to be pretty damn average aside from his speed and athleticism ( and pilot license i guess ) despite the fact that he destroys robots on a regular basis and thus has to be pretty strong, right?

but then i remember that not only can a chao destroy eggman's robots, it does so far easier than sonic can

so now i'm thinking that the best building material eggman can scrounge up is like, metallic-looking styrofoam and that's why he has to constantly be on the look out for weird energy sources - anything normal would just lead to his robots catching on fire as soon as he turned them on

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Re: All The S@nics - (2D) Blast - It's Anything But

Postby Piesonscreations » 7 months ago

The one good thing I can say about this game is that the devs at least made it so you don't lose all your rings upon being hit.
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Re: All The S@nics - (2D) Blast - It's Anything But

Postby kitikami » 7 months ago

Unfriendly detection for collecting rings seems to be a theme in the 8-bit games. It seems like a lot of them make ring collection more finicky or frustrating than the 16-bit games, and Sonic's sprite is constantly passing through rings to no avail in these games.
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Postby KobaBeach » 7 months ago

it's time 🚰
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Postby FourteenthOrder » 7 months ago

KobaBeach wrote: it's time 🚰
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Re: All The S@nics - (2D) Blast - It's Anything But

Postby VGjoe » 7 months ago

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