Single Status Update
The SADX to SA1 restoration project on Retro is going well, allot of the lighting, soundeffects, and visual quirks SA1 DC had are being restored. I also spotted this in the SA1 hacking general by Darkspines35, I hope it can get added to the project someday soon:Quote
We have half working DC characters at the moment. The issue boils down to not understanding enough about how the game welds the vertices between joints (like the shoes, arms, legs, etc) and there's also an issue with morph targets for the models.
The shoes aren't there because they crash the game currently (morphs or something).
And then we have the morph targets which are being problematic even when they should be working.
So to answer the question about Metal Sonic, we could. But that model of Metal Sonic has less pieces than the playable Metal Sonic model, so some work around would need to be made for that as well.
Here are the topics to keep an eye on: