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Sonic Live!

Postby Green Gibbon! » Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:00 pm

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This is apparently a new slot machine just announced a few days ago. It's from a company called Rodeo. This is the website: http://www.rodeo.ne.jp, but it hasn't been updated since January so there's no info.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby Zeta » Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:21 pm

Huzzah for promoting gambling to children!
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby Majestic Joey » Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:19 pm

this is even cooler than that sonic phone add.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby P.P.A. » Tue Apr 22, 2008 3:50 am

I saw "Chao Garden" and pictures of Chao. I read "Sonic Live", like "Xbox Live".
Then I noticed the "slot machine" :(
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Postby Isuka » Tue Apr 22, 2008 7:43 am

The funny thing here is, Sammy is a slot machine developer and this wasn't made by them. Double u tee eff?

EDIT: ... Uh?
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Postby Yami CJMErl » Tue Apr 22, 2008 9:11 am

Isuka wrote:The funny thing here is, Sammy is a slot machine developer and this wasn't made by them. Double u tee eff?

I thought it was common knowledge that Sammy never seems to know what the hell its' doing anymore.
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Postby Isuka » Tue Apr 22, 2008 9:30 am

Oh wait, RODEO Co. is affiliated with Sega Sammy Holdings. So, in fact, they were behind these contraptions.
Not that that's anything better, though.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby cjmcray » Tue Apr 22, 2008 12:41 pm

The title of this topic conjured up painful memories of the Sonic Live! comic, where Sonic bursts out of the TV screen and takes Ken Pender's kids into the Archie/SatAM world.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby FlashTHD » Tue Apr 22, 2008 12:52 pm

cjmcray wrote:The title of this topic conjured up painful memories of the Sonic Live! comic, where Sonic bursts out of the TV screen and takes Ken Pender's kids into the Archie/SatAM world.

If anything, I credit it for clueing me in to the Sonic 1 level select code.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby Opa-Opa » Wed Apr 23, 2008 10:21 pm

cjmcray wrote:The title of this topic conjured up painful memories of the Sonic Live! comic, where Sonic bursts out of the TV screen and takes Ken Pender's kids into the Archie/SatAM world.


When I first saw the ad for that magazine (in a Sonic & Knuckles Quest issue I bought in my only trip to the US), I thought it was something like Marvels or Kingdom Come. HAH!

Then I downloaded it and saw it was more like shit or shit.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby Locit » Thu Apr 24, 2008 4:24 am

FlashTHD wrote:If anything, I credit it for clueing me in to the Sonic 1 level select code.

A chubby Hispanic kid told me the code right before I got a Genesis and Sonic in a Toys R Us.

It was awesome.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby RocketPunch » Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:06 pm

I saw the title of the thread and immediately imagined Sonic in a mascot suit (with Tails, Knuckles, Amy, and Eggman of course) on stage performing Crush 40 songs. First I imagined this, then this, then my brain shut off in some sort of emergency cerebral override to prevent me from conjuring up any more horrifying images.

Then I woke up about ten minutes later, saw that it was only a slot machine, and actually felt relieved.

Moral: With Sonic, it could always be worse.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby K2J » Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:56 pm

RocketPunch wrote:I saw the title of the thread and immediately imagined Sonic in a mascot suit (with Tails, Knuckles, Amy, and Eggman of course) on stage performing Crush 40 songs.


Didn't they do that in Australia at one point? Like, back in the early 90s?

Also, thank you for reminding me of this abomination, which, fortunately, I have only secondhand knowledge of.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby G.Silver » Thu Apr 24, 2008 8:47 pm

My mind went straight to this one.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby WW » Fri Apr 25, 2008 12:12 am

The only thing more fucked up than that Turtles concert thing, was the "Making Of" video that they sold seperately. I mean, really, you have to see it for yourselves to understand how vile and confusing it is.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby Shadow Hog » Fri Apr 25, 2008 12:33 am

K2J wrote:
RocketPunch wrote:I saw the title of the thread and immediately imagined Sonic in a mascot suit (with Tails, Knuckles, Amy, and Eggman of course) on stage performing Crush 40 songs.

Didn't they do that in Australia at one point? Like, back in the early 90s?

Sadly, yes.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby RocketPunch » Fri Apr 25, 2008 4:35 pm

Sonic Live In Sydney
A 1½ hour live childrens show hosted at the park, Sonic Live In Sydney, was set in an alternate timeline based around the Saturday morning Sonic animated series and the Sonic 3 Mega Drive video game. Doctor Robotnik's Death Egg crash-lands in Australia instead of Angel Island, causing the scientist to attempt a takeover of Sydney, which is foiled by Sonic, Tails, and Sally Acorn at the end of the show. A subplot of this show involved Tails being shown around Sydney's landmarks. There was a large amount of audience interaction in the show.

Most of the music for the show was taken from Masato Nakamura's score on Sonic The Hedgehog 2, with three theme pieces; Sonic's That's the Score, Robotnik's Give Me Chaos and one sung by Sally Acorn. A recording without audience was made of the performance

Hmm. If it were still the early '90s, I would've totally gotten into something like this.

And then a few years down the line, I'd still like it, but I'd be embarrassed for liking it and vehemently defending myself for liking it, all before Sonic Heroes comes out when I'd just say "screw it" and mentally revert back to the belief that such a stage show would be the worst thing ever.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby Green Gibbon! » Wed May 21, 2008 8:30 pm

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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby Yami CJMErl » Wed May 21, 2008 8:54 pm

Huh...SA2:B-level graphics, eh? That's about the most interesting thing about this that I've seen thus far.

In fact, it seems to take quite a lot from SA2...
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby Locit » Thu May 22, 2008 1:29 am

Someone please tell me why a slot machine has a better website than Sonic Unleashed.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby P.P.A. » Thu May 22, 2008 3:03 am

Locit wrote:Someone please tell me why a slot machine has a better website than Sonic Unleashed.

It has more interaction and actual gameplay.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby Segaholic2 » Thu May 22, 2008 5:57 am

P.P.A. wrote:
Locit wrote:Someone please tell me why a slot machine has a better website than Sonic Unleashed.

It has more interaction and actual gameplay.

Zing!
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby Locit » Thu May 22, 2008 11:57 am

Someone give that man a medal.
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Re: Sonic Live!

Postby Dasher » Tue May 27, 2008 5:10 pm

Now thats interesting, SA2 models...wow... I'm speechless...I thought they threw those away a long time ago and only cared about the deformed SonicHeroes Models.
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