History Headscratchers / SonicTheHedgehog2

10th Sep '17 2:21:03 PM Luigifan
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* Sonic the Hedgehog 2 has the Oil Ocean zone. Dr. Robotnik's boss machine in that level spends its time submerged in oil. When you defeat it, it explodes. Why does this not affect the oil the machine has been covered in the entire time? Or the entire ocean of it making up the level, for that matter?

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* Sonic ''Sonic the Hedgehog 2 2'' has the Oil Ocean zone. Dr. Robotnik's boss machine in that level spends its time submerged in oil. When you defeat it, it explodes. Why does this not affect the oil the machine has been covered in the entire time? Or the entire ocean of it making up the level, for that matter?



** [[Sonic Mania]]'s version of Oil Ocean does have fire effect the oil, and even has that as part of the gimmick of Act 2, so there's that.
* In Sonic 2, what happens to all of those animals that fall from the sky in the Sky Chase zone?

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** [[Sonic Mania]]'s ''VideoGame/SonicMania''[='=]s version of Oil Ocean does have fire effect affect the oil, and even has that as part of the gimmick of Act 2, so there's that.
* In Sonic 2, ''Sonic 2'', what happens to all of those animals that fall from the sky in the Sky Chase zone?



* The fact that despite all the various ports of Sonic 2 they've never fixed [[ArtificialStupidity Tails' Special Zone AI]].

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* The fact that despite all the various ports of Sonic 2 ''Sonic 2'', they've never fixed [[ArtificialStupidity Tails' Special Zone AI]].



** The new smartphone port has the special stage sin 3D with a higher POV for the player allowing them to see bombs ahead of time and plan accordingly. Tails is less of a hassle here now.

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** The new smartphone port has the special stage sin stages in 3D with a higher POV for the player player, allowing them to see bombs ahead of time and plan accordingly. Tails is less of a hassle here now.
31st Aug '17 9:30:42 PM Dere
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*** Dead characters being displayed in the sky is a common trope, and there's the StarsAreSouls trope. So it's not hard to see why people would interpret it like that. Whether you agree with that interpretation or not, it's still a perfectly understandable one.
20th Aug '17 11:18:51 PM GrifCreeper
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** [[Sonic Mania]]'s version of Oil Ocean does have fire effect the oil, and even has that as part of the gimmick of Act 2, so there's that.
11th Jul '17 7:46:47 PM tf141soldier
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* Why is Asteron in Metropolis Zone? You'd think a starfish-based enemy would be more at home in Oil Ocean Zone.

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* Why is Asteron in Metropolis Zone? You'd think a starfish-based enemy would be more at home in Oil Ocean Zone.Zone.
** Why would Eggman logically put a wall-based model that can easily fall off the walls in an oil rig, where it could easily sink? Or in a water zone, where its circuits could get fried? Metropolis Zone is a pretty good place for it, plus it makes for a handy trap in case intruders storm the place! They're small and difficult to see (although not for us omniscient players) until it's too late, like an explosive mine.
3rd Sep '16 2:40:42 PM rt2012
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* Wouldn't starfish badniks be more at home in the Oil Ocean Zone?
14th Mar '16 11:37:37 PM MoPete
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**** Unless you get all 5 Chaos Emeralds and the sixth one from Silver Sonic, you can't get into the Crystal Egg Zone where Tails is being held. Therefore, Sonic fails to save Tails at all, and Tails is still in Robotnik's clutches. Whether or not he's dead is irrelevant: The point is, Sonic failed to save Tails.
20th Sep '15 10:54:01 AM rt2012
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** The new smartphone port has the special stage sin 3D with a higher POV for the player allowing them to see bombs ahead of time and plan accordingly. Tails is less of a hassle here now.

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** The new smartphone port has the special stage sin 3D with a higher POV for the player allowing them to see bombs ahead of time and plan accordingly. Tails is less of a hassle here now.now.
* Why is Asteron in Metropolis Zone? You'd think a starfish-based enemy would be more at home in Oil Ocean Zone.
3rd Sep '14 8:12:31 PM Kellor
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* Dr. Eggman's Eggmobile in Emerald Hill uses a ''helicopter rotor'' for flight. Certainly, there's [[RuleOfCool only one reason for that.]]
8th Aug '14 3:28:04 PM rt2012
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*** Chemical Plant: Night

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*** Chemical Plant: NightEvening
14th Dec '13 11:45:25 AM MightyKombat
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** Because then it wouldn't be authentic.

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** Because then it wouldn't be authentic.authentic.
** The new smartphone port has the special stage sin 3D with a higher POV for the player allowing them to see bombs ahead of time and plan accordingly. Tails is less of a hassle here now.
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