Sonic Hacking Contest 2015

Discussion in 'Discussion and Q&A Archive' started by Spanner, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. KosmoF

    KosmoF Masochistic epileptic FEMALE gamer! Member

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    As the contest website's server connection seems to have crashed and burned again [12:10pm GMT], the first time being between 2:20am GMT and 3:10am GMT, I'll post my commet here.  It is concerning the Mega Drive rom with the file name "s3khbv500.0.bin"; I'd give the hack's name, but as I'm again having server connection problems I cannot check it up.  The enquiry that I have is are there any versions compatible with EUR region?  Having grown up with PAL versions of games my epilepsy is accustomed to the slower paced audio, and as such commonly reacts negatively to NTSC audio, especially that of the classic Sonic games (Sonic 1 resulting in garenteed petite mals for example).  I know this is most likely a minor nit-pick but I was really hoping to try out the entry.

    I'm not sure if they will display, but here's the technical difficulties I was having with the site in the early hours of the morning, and at present:

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  2. JoybitLegit

    JoybitLegit Newcomer Trialist

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    My stream should be in the evening of 10/21.  We're currently only playing the Genesis hacks.  We'll do what we can to give every entry fair coverage.  twitch.tv/JoybitLegit

    UPDATE 10/20: Of course I would get sick the day before.  I have to bump the stream into a 'maybe' status because I'm not sure if I'll be well enough tomorrow :(
     
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  3. Chaotix

    Chaotix Bad at Team Fortress 2 Member

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    ​Your not the only one, I can't access the site at all.
     
  4. Narcologer

    Narcologer Hell angel Member

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    I too have this problem. And this is in the start of contest!
     
  5. D.A. Garden

    D.A. Garden Temporary Secretary: Sir Paul McCartney Staff

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    We are aware that the site is down and it is being looked into and fixed as we speak. Our apologies for this, but at the moment, there's little we can do.
     
  6. Donnie Paradox

    Donnie Paradox SSF1991 Member

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    CrazySonic is life.
     
  7. Spanner

    Spanner The Tool Member

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    First of all, here's a look at three hacks from SEGADriven.com



    Here is Tuesday's Stream Lineup:
    5pm BST / 12pm EDT to 7pm BST / EDT - Donnie
    7pm BST / 2pm EDT to 9pm BST / 4pm EDT - Spanner (now streaming Monday to Friday)
    9pm BST / 4pm EDT to 12am BST / 7pm EDT - MegaGWolf
    12am BST / 7pm EDT to 3am EDT / 10pm BST - SomecallmeJohnny
     
  8. Crimson Neo

    Crimson Neo I changed a lot. Member

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    Huh...

    People voting Big's Fishing Derby for Big the Cat Community Trophy. People voting Sonic 3: D.A Garden Edition for D.A Garden Trophy.

    Seems Legit!

    I think in next year I'll submit a hack in SHC that is called Sonic 3 Hidden Palace Edition and I must win the contest immediately by that.
     
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  9. Cinossu

    Cinossu A blend of secret herbs and spices Member

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    Just to let everyone know, the bug causing the site to go down so often has finally, finally been put to rest. It should remain stable from now on. Hopefully. Please.
     
  10. DanielHall

    DanielHall Well-Known Member Member

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    May I suggest a name change for the Big Trophy next year?
     
  11. redhotsonic

    redhotsonic Also known as RHS Member

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    Ok, so I have a new "Let's try" video, but I couldn't find the mod's topic anywhere. This is brianuuu's "Tropical Resort All in One Remastered". I have put it here as it was th best place to put it.


    Link
     
  12. redhotsonic

    redhotsonic Also known as RHS Member

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    Seems like E-122-Psi never made a topic here, so double post:


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  13. ArcaniaCQ

    ArcaniaCQ They/Them Member

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    Let us call the Big the cat trophy something else.
     
  14. Psukeo

    Psukeo I'M A BUS HONK HONK Member

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    Just to notify @MarkeyJester, I thought Sonic 1: The Next Level was the best hack I have seen out of the bunch. It was dynamic, fast, and mind blowing! Sure I may have only played the first level, but it was enough to permeate my love for this hack. GG, bro.
     
  15. Clownacy

    Clownacy Retired Staff lolololo Member

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    Christ, SomecallmeJohnny's Day 1 stream... If whoever it was that kept nagging CrazyBus be done had known what it would lead to, why the hell not let it wait until the end of the stream? It didn't help that, after the fact, while Johnny's trying to talk about whatever hack at hand, he kept forcing in bus puns. Even then, sometimes they'd all just stop paying attention altogether and go on about something on Twitter. If this were still a judge's stream... I'm not so sure I want to waste another three hours on the next one, I'm really not. Glad there's a variety of streamers here, at least.
     
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  16. ProjectFM

    ProjectFM Optimistic and self-dependent Member

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    I agree. His live stream of my hack which came directly after was a disaster. All it was was everyone talking about CrazyBus while Johnny made a few comments on the hack. He also played only five minutes of it.
     
  17. Somecallmejohnny

    Somecallmejohnny Newcomer Member

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    I only spent 5 minutes on it because I got bored. Silver and Shadow weren't available to showcase, so there was nothing else to do. Sorry bud, not to come off as mean, but that's my reasoning. I wish you luck in future endeavors. 
     
  18. Clownacy

    Clownacy Retired Staff lolololo Member

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    Not to come off as a contrarian, but you did miss out on "a Mach Speed section and a custom boss fight", according to the thread.
     
  19. Somecallmejohnny

    Somecallmejohnny Newcomer Member

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    Well if there's time during Friday's hardware stream, I can spend more time on it. 
     
  20. Lone Devil

    Lone Devil Internet Veteran Member

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    By chance can you attempt a full playthrough of Kirby in Sonic 2? (Either Normal or Insane mode)