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Sonic 2 Beta 3?

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Fast Facts on Sonic 2 Beta 3?

Version: v0.37 (V1.0), v0.2 (V2.0)
Last Release: 2018-11-04
Status: Complete
System: Sega Mega Drive / Genesis
Original Game: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Simon Wai prototype)
Credits: Shadow05


Sonic 2 Beta 3? is a ROM hack created by Shadow05 which is supposed to recreate the prototype build seen between the time of the Simon Wai and Beta 4+ prototypes.

v1.0

Differences

  • Title cards display and use the Sonic 2 font (but not all are finished).
  • Casino Night Zone is based of the version from Sonic 2 Delta; basically it's a much more complete version of the beta version of Casino Night.
  • The 1UP theme, Oil Ocean, Hidden Palace and the invincibility theme plays are the replaced with the final versions of the tracks.
  • Level select now displays Hidden Palace, Death Egg (which has one playable act), Sky Chase and Sky Fortress (note that Sky Chase and Sky Fortress are still empty).
  • All zones except for Metropolis, Wood, Sky Chase, Sky Fortress and Genocide City can be completed.
  • Spindash has been improved to be more like final version, except without dust.
  • Genocide City plays the final boss music.
  • You start in Emerald Hill.
  • You can select 1 player and 2 player (but they aren't finished).
  • The "Super Sonic Monitor" now gives you speed and invincibility.
  • Emerald Hill, Hill Top and Neo Green Hill have object layouts similar to beta 4.
  • The sounddriver is from Beta 4

Unintentional bugs

  • Casino Night Act 1 crashes the game.
  • Game doesn't reset after the Green Hill (Emerald Hill) boss.
  • Results gives you 99999900 points.

v2.0

Differences

  • Sonic's sprite is that of the final.
  • The sounddriver is from Beta 4.
  • Wood and Genocide City Is Removed.
  • Spindash has been improved to be more like final version, except without dust.
  • All Of HTZ's Badniks Have Been Implemented As well As the grounder (but they only appear in debug).
  • EHZ Boss Is Like Beta 4.
  • CPZ And OOZ Bosses Have Also Been Implemented (Aswell as the capsule).
  • Sonic No Longer Loses Rings, Shield or invincibility when tails is hit.
  • The Level Order Is "GHZ,CPZ,NGHZ and HTZ".

Downloads

(V2.0) (2018)

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File: S2B3 V2 (V0.2).zip (656 kB) (info)
Current version: v0.20

(V1.0) (2017)

Download.svg Download Sonic 2 Beta 3?
File: S2 Beta 3.zip (635 kB) (info)
Current version: v0.37