Chrome Gadget

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Chrome Gadget
Chrome Gadget
Third 2P level, Sonic the Hedgehog 3
Location: Angel Island
Level theme: industrial
Non-English names:
Balloon Park Zone | Desert Palace Zone

Chrome Gadget is the third Zone in the Competition Mode of Sonic the Hedgehog 3. It appears to be in an industrial area.


The only danger is a platform that takes the players down to the rest of the area if stood upon, as hitting the bottom of the platform will kill a player. There are fans that will raise a character from the ground to the next area, which is a big, U-shaped pit. Falling into the pit can cost precious time. If a player manages to avoid it, they will run into a path and hit a few bumpers, and then return to the beginning of the level.


Ride moving platforms, bounce along bumper walls and use the fans to blow your character upwards.

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 US manualMedia:Sonic3 MD US manual.pdf[5]

Technical information

  • Internally, this Zone comes after Desert Palace Zone in the level order. Its level ID is 11, while Desert Palace's is 10.


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