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Badnik Mechanic

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Badnik Mechanic last won the day on December 16 2019

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About Badnik Mechanic

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    Have I Got Views For You!
  • Birthday October 10

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    Dont forget to.... Leave a kiss for your... Casanova! hahar!
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    Just off the Scrap Brain Zone by the river.

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  1. For some reason I'm no longer a retired staff member.

    1. The Tenth Doctor

      The Tenth Doctor

      You're the Solid Snake of the forum now, pulled out of retirement.

    2. Crow the BOOLET

      Crow the BOOLET

      You're a retired retired staff member!

  2. It's going to be Classic Sonic next year. There will be something modern but probably not a game related thing.
  3. So the owner of the Sonic statue in the mountains called me and shared some new information...

  4. Look at what I'm replying in response to... If all he's doing is regurgitating pre approved material then literally anyone can write the book.
  5. Despite the fact it borrows so much from Retro and some other wikis. The best book like this has to be the 20th anniversary one. The cook and Becker is amazing until it gets to the modern part and it just totally falls apart. As for this one... erm... I'm probably not going to buy right away. Just because the fact Flynn is writing it is really going to expose how much of this series he does know. And if it's just going to be a surface level knowledge which I suspect it might be. For example. We going to get sections on Bean and Bark? If so... We actually going to get good info on them and not the Archie comics lore? It's probably not going to delve into March or comics just literally be games... which instantly makes the other books more interesting. Though if they do include unseen artwork. Then it'll certainly be on my buy list.
  6. I was personally told by a former community team member that when Sega Europe first saw forces it was a very different game. The avatars for one had a more dominant role. Also there was the VR demo screen found in the code.
  7. AAUK just replied to a 9 year status update of mine!!

    https://board.sonicstadium.org/profile/268-badnik-mechanic/?status=20428&type=status

     

    1. Your Vest Friend

      Your Vest Friend

      Man, I was just about to finish my first year of Uni back then. Time's goddamn flown.

    2. AAUK
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  9. Thing is though, they still can, it's just that people don't usually notice or there's such a focus on something else that it gets over-shadowed... or in the case of Forces, an angle got totally dropped. Like in Forces, like I show in that vid, I'm convinced that game was going to have more of a 'war is bad' kind of vibe to it, just down to how Tails is written early on and how it's done surprising accurate to long term battle fatigue, and even other characters show part of this in the opening cut-scene... But the concept is suddenly dropped. But with regards to Tails being as capable. In Forces there's a scene where Sonic and Tails encounter Eggman and Infinite, and in the cut-scene it looks like Tails is gonna go for them, but Sonic gestures for him to back off. He clearly thinks he can take them on but it's Sonic who says 'no don't do this!' In Lost World, Tails doesn't come accross that well, but he's still out in front a lot of the time, he's still analysing and making decisions and coming to conclusions which are often right. When he ends up captured, he's not afraid, in the vid I point out how he's relaxed almost not bothered as if he knows he can outsmart these guys, which he does. Amy's a bit more difficult, in Forces she was doing.... something with the resistance at least that meant she was in the leadership, best we get is that it's something to do with either communications or co-coordinating attacks. The thing with Amy is that she's not really been given much of a role in a game other than the Boom spinoffs when you think about it.
  10. Probably because it got REALLY ridiculous during the mid to late 2000s with how over powered a lot of the main cast were becoming. So I talked about it in more detail in the vid so go watch that if you want the long explanation. https://youtu.be/NKGP1IqhqaQ But the thing is, when the 3D games arrived and more emphasis was placed on literal storytelling and characterisation, we got SA1 which showed every character go through a significant change in some way. Then in SA2 they cemented that so they were gradually becoming the same as Sonic in terms of how they can handle themselves. Then in Heroes we see everybody near the same level and ability as Sonic. It became a question of 'Wait... why are these characters going to Sonic for help when we've just seen them doing something even more dangerous with ease and clearly having the skill and ability to do the things they do and even still having those abilities in this game.' This isn't like say Yakuza where every characters skill and ability is reset on every new game. In sonic they were being kept over and over in each game. It only built upon it and as a result we started to get the Saturday Night Movie Monster final villain in every game who wants to destroy the world or all life in the universe. It's not until unleashed came along that we started to see an attempt to tone down the supporting cast into a more appropriate role. But it was done so suddenly in a bid to correct the mistake that many fans of said characters now become upset because their favourite now seems weak. When in reality they're correcting an error.
  11. How are you sir... Hello!

    sonic is a favorite childhood game I remember playing it on a game console!

    I play it from a book!

  12. I'm willing to bet money it'll be cross gen. I very much doubt they'll go full on next gen specs, especially given the pandemic situation.
  13. ... ... .... How many other companies out there have yet to announce a next gen system project? Because the answer is... A lot.
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