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Sonic 4 Oct. 13th, 2012 @ 02:57 PM Reply

Does anyone remember sonic 4? I sure forgot..


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Response to Sonic 4 Oct. 13th, 2012 @ 03:46 PM Reply

At 10/13/12 02:57 PM, rendibsivad wrote: Does anyone remember sonic 4? I sure forgot..

It's a brand new game:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonic_the_Hedgehog_4:_Episode_I

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Response to Sonic 4 Oct. 13th, 2012 @ 04:30 PM Reply

Yes, but this reminds me I need to play Episode II sometime soon. I got Episode I on PSN and Episode II got less good reception but still looks better than average to me.


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Response to Sonic 4 Oct. 15th, 2012 @ 04:32 AM Reply

the second episode is probably the best in my opinion. I certainly had more fun with that one than I did with episode 1, and I liked the first one too.


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Response to Sonic 4 Oct. 15th, 2012 @ 06:41 AM Reply

BTW, Sonic & Knuckles is technically the fourth Sonic game, since it takes place immediately following the events of Sonic 3, and is the fourth Sonic game for the Megadrive/Genesis.

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Response to Sonic 4 Oct. 15th, 2012 @ 09:06 AM Reply

At 10/15/12 06:41 AM, Painbringer wrote: BTW, Sonic & Knuckles is technically the fourth Sonic game, since it takes place immediately following the events of Sonic 3, and is the fourth Sonic game for the Megadrive/Genesis.

Nope ;)

I think they count it as an expansion pack to Sonic 3 and not as its own game.


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Response to Sonic 4 Oct. 15th, 2012 @ 10:35 PM Reply

At 10/15/12 09:06 AM, Cootie wrote: I think they count it as an expansion pack to Sonic 3 and not as its own game.

S&K is a standalone game you silly n00b!

Yes, the cartridge did lock on to sonic 2 or 3 cartridges, but all that did was add a new character to the existing games. Playing S&K by itself gave you a whole new game with whole new levels.

Yes, I too was confused when the game first came out, but the video store guy assured me that it can be played without the other games, and it turned out it was true.

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Response to Sonic 4 Oct. 16th, 2012 @ 01:10 PM Reply

At 10/13/12 04:30 PM, tyler2513 wrote: Yes, but this reminds me I need to play Episode II sometime soon. I got Episode I on PSN and Episode II got less good reception but still looks better than average to me.

yeah it's slower than sonic 4 episode one and you NEED to use tails in most parts like going through a snow wall


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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 23rd, 2013 @ 05:19 PM Reply

S&K is a standalone game you silly n00b!

Actually it's not. Because of restrictions like time, Sega made S&K into an expansion. Haven't you wondered why you go straight onto S&K levels when playing with Sonic 3, and why Sonic 3 was so short?


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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 23rd, 2013 @ 07:07 PM Reply

At 7/23/13 05:19 PM, darkjam wrote:
S&K is a standalone game you silly n00b!
Actually it's not. Because of restrictions like time, Sega made S&K into an expansion. Haven't you wondered why you go straight onto S&K levels when playing with Sonic 3, and why Sonic 3 was so short?

The S&K cart I've rented so many years ago was totally playable on its own.

And I never encountered any S&K levels in Sonic 3.

From what I know you insert the S3 cart into the S&K cart to play as Knuckles in S3.

Maybe the Megadrive and Genesis version of S&K are different.

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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 23rd, 2013 @ 11:29 PM Reply

At 7/23/13 05:19 PM, darkjam wrote:
S&K is a standalone game you silly n00b!
Actually it's not. Because of restrictions like time, Sega made S&K into an expansion. Haven't you wondered why you go straight onto S&K levels when playing with Sonic 3, and why Sonic 3 was so short?

good job with this one

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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 24th, 2013 @ 03:08 PM Reply

The S&K cart I've rented so many years ago was totally playable on its own.

Yes, it's playable by itself.

And I never encountered any S&K levels in Sonic 3.

You don't, because Sega didn't have time to put them in Sonic 3, the S&K levels are levels from Sonic 3 that couldn't get into the final cartridge because of time restrictions, hence why it's so short. S&K are those levels, so S&K is Sonic 3 but the levels that couldn't be fitted onto the cartridge.


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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 24th, 2013 @ 07:03 PM Reply

At 7/23/13 05:19 PM, darkjam wrote:
S&K is a standalone game you silly n00b!
Actually it's not. Because of restrictions like time, Sega made S&K into an expansion. Haven't you wondered why you go straight onto S&K levels when playing with Sonic 3, and why Sonic 3 was so short?

Why did you feel the need to reply to a niine-month-old topic

How do people keep finding these dead topics to reply to in the first place

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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 24th, 2013 @ 07:16 PM Reply

Why did you feel the need to reply to a niine-month-old topic

How do people keep finding these dead topics to reply to in the first place

Search bar, and it was bugging me and I just remembered about it.


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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 24th, 2013 @ 07:52 PM Reply

At 7/23/13 05:19 PM, darkjam wrote:
S&K is a standalone game you silly n00b!
Actually it's not. Because of restrictions like time, Sega made S&K into an expansion. Haven't you wondered why you go straight onto S&K levels when playing with Sonic 3, and why Sonic 3 was so short?

Correction: S&K was MEANT to be an expansion to Sonic 3. It was made as a stand-alone game, and can therefore be played on its own. However, since it finishes the story arc that began in Sonic 3, as opposed to having an all-new story of its own, it can't technically count as Sonic 4. Personally, I think of it as Sonic 3.5, with Knuckles' Chaotix being the true Sonic 4. This is due to the fact that Knuckles' Chaotix takes place directly after Sonic & Knuckles while creating an all-new, separate storyline. As for the S&K levels in Sonic 3, they were only accessible via the Level Select, and weren't even playable anyway.


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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 24th, 2013 @ 09:19 PM Reply

Correction: S&K was MEANT to be an expansion to Sonic 3

No it wasn't, it was Sonic 3 but the levels that couldn't be put on the Sonic 3 cartridge.


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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 25th, 2013 @ 01:02 AM Reply

At 7/24/13 09:19 PM, darkjam wrote:
Correction: S&K was MEANT to be an expansion to Sonic 3
No it wasn't, it was Sonic 3 but the levels that couldn't be put on the Sonic 3 cartridge.

Isn't that the same thing?


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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 25th, 2013 @ 03:09 PM Reply

Isn't that the same thing?

Nope, and expansion is expanding upon the final product, S&K is part of the final product.


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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 25th, 2013 @ 07:01 PM Reply

At 7/25/13 03:09 PM, darkjam wrote:
Isn't that the same thing?
Nope, and expansion is expanding upon the final product, S&K is part of the final product.

That would make it part of Sonic 3. It's not. It's a stand-alone game that finishes the storyline of Sonic 3. Moreover, the "S&K levels in Sonic 3" were just names on the Level Select screen; contrary to what I may have said earlier, they were inaccessible.

Whoops.

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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 25th, 2013 @ 08:22 PM Reply

That would make it part of Sonic 3.

Which is what I've been saying this whole time.


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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 25th, 2013 @ 11:54 PM Reply

At 10/15/12 10:35 PM, Painbringer wrote: S&K is a standalone game you silly n00b!

No it isn't. Sonic 3 was too big for one cart, so they split it.

They were designed as one game

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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 26th, 2013 @ 05:15 PM Reply

At 7/25/13 08:22 PM, darkjam wrote:
That would make it part of Sonic 3.
Which is what I've been saying this whole time.

Here's the rest of my post, which you ignored:

"It's not. It's a stand-alone game that finishes the storyline of Sonic 3. Moreover, the "S&K levels in Sonic 3" were just names on the Level Select screen; contrary to what I may have said earlier, they were inaccessible."


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Response to Sonic 4 Jul. 26th, 2013 @ 05:21 PM Reply

Here's the rest of my post, which you ignored:

I didn't

"It's not. It's a stand-alone game that finishes the storyline of Sonic 3. Moreover, the "S&K levels in Sonic 3" were just names on the Level Select screen; contrary to what I may have said earlier, they were inaccessible."

Now shush.


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