History YMMV / SonicChronicles

28th Nov '17 6:28:49 PM Gregzilla
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* CriticalResearchFailure: The in-game codex, with such little gems like stating that Sonic and Shadow "teamed up together to fight Eggman" in ''Videogame/SonicAdventure2''... [[DidNotDoTheResearch despite that never happening at all]] [[spoiler: as everyone in that game had to work together to stop the ARK from plummeting into Earth]].

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* CriticalResearchFailure: The in-game codex, with such little gems like stating that Sonic and Shadow "teamed up together to fight Eggman" in ''Videogame/SonicAdventure2''... [[DidNotDoTheResearch despite that never happening at all]] [[spoiler: all as everyone in that game had to work together to stop the ARK from plummeting into Earth]]. Earth.
28th Nov '17 6:27:14 PM Gregzilla
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* CriticalResearchFailure: The in-game codex, with such little gems like stating that Sonic and Shadow "teamed up together to fight Eggman" in ''Videogame/SonicAdventure2''... [[EpicFail despite that never happening at all]] [[spoiler: as everyone in that game had to work together to stop the ARK from plummeting into Earth]].

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* CriticalResearchFailure: The in-game codex, with such little gems like stating that Sonic and Shadow "teamed up together to fight Eggman" in ''Videogame/SonicAdventure2''... [[EpicFail [[DidNotDoTheResearch despite that never happening at all]] [[spoiler: as everyone in that game had to work together to stop the ARK from plummeting into Earth]].
17th Nov '17 6:30:05 AM RaustBD
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* AwesomeMusic: Some do the [[AwesomeMusic/SonicTheHedgehog series record justice]].

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* AwesomeMusic: Some Generally inverted. As a huge portion of the soundtrack consists of extremely bad and lazily-implemented midis of old sonic songs, this game is widely agreed to have, by far, the worst soundtrack in the entire series. That said, some tracks manage to do the [[AwesomeMusic/SonicTheHedgehog series series' record justice]].
17th Sep '17 8:19:49 AM Technature
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* DisappointingLastLevel: The first half of the game starts off somewhat decent enough, but then the rest of it gets rather tedious and downright excruciating. You're still learning everything, the game chucks a bunch of high defense or high-dodge enemies you can't kill by melee attacking at you, Robotnik only helps one team at once, etc.

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* DisappointingLastLevel: The first half of the game starts off somewhat decent enough, but then the rest of it gets rather tedious and downright excruciating. You're still learning everything, the game chucks a bunch of high defense or high-dodge enemies you can't kill by melee attacking at you, Robotnik [[spoiler:Eggman]] only helps one team at once, etc.
19th Aug '17 4:20:45 PM KromeDome97
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** In hindsight: '''[[UpToEleven everyone]]''' [[spoiler: for leaving [[IdiotBall Eggman unintended outside of the Twilight Cage, which sets up the]] {{Cliffhanger}}]].

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** In hindsight: '''[[UpToEleven everyone]]''' [[spoiler: for leaving [[IdiotBall Eggman unintended unattended outside of the Twilight Cage, which sets up the]] {{Cliffhanger}}]].
11th Jul '17 11:57:28 AM Mythtaker
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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: E-123 Omega wants to [[http://d-author.tumblr.com/post/153271826717/this-whole-dialogue-is-a-gift destroy]] [[https://hunnidpisanenchilada.tumblr.com/post/146826694186/aww-shadow-cares-about-omega Eggman]] but Tails states that Eggman is an ally and Omega only backed down on his closest friends, Shadow and Rouge's behalf. Then ''VideoGame/SonicForces'' has Shadow allying himself with Eggman to spread panic and disorder throughout the world.
--> '''E-123 Omega''': "ORANGE FOREST CREATURE GONE MAD. RECOMMEND IMMEDIATE DESTRUCTION."
15th Jun '17 2:23:10 AM Sammettik
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* EnjoyTheStorySkipTheGame: General consensus is that the game has some of the best dialogue and story elements of a ''Sonic'' title in years due to Bioware's characterization.


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* MagnificentBastard: [[spoiler: Dr. Eggman got a serious upgrade from his usual self into this. He admits he didn't know if Sonic and the others would come back but ''hoped'' they would so he could show off.]]


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* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: One of the reasons the game gets such praise for its writing is taking the worst aspects of some characters and making them much more palatable. Big's stupidity is made into ''funny'' stupidity rather than plain old dumbness. Also Amy Rose, who was dialed back from StalkerWithACrush to just a ClingyJealousGirl. Cream is also much less annoying, preferring to hang back and let the other characters do the heavy lifting.


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* SoOkayItsAverage: The game has a good story, great characterization, and creative gameplay mechanics, but is brought down by a lack of content, unbalanced mechanics, and an awful soundtrack. It's generally considered to be at least enjoyable, but nothing excellent.
8th Jun '17 6:38:37 AM GodEmperor
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** [=QUALITY BIOWARE SOUNDTRACK=] [[labelnote:explanation]]The TroubledProduction hit the soundtrack especially hard. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sy0021KjswA The Central City theme]] is generally the go-to example. (For comparison: it's a remix of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mf7-ixllcgo Diamond Dust Zone]].)[[/labelnote]]

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** [=QUALITY BIOWARE SOUNDTRACK=] [[labelnote:explanation]]The TroubledProduction hit the soundtrack especially hard. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sy0021KjswA The Central City theme]] is generally the go-to example. (For comparison: it's a remix of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mf7-ixllcgo Diamond Dust Zone]].)[[/labelnote]]SOUNDTRACK=]
8th Jun '17 6:35:12 AM GodEmperor
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* AwesomeMusic: Surprisingly ''[[AvertedTrope averted]]'' which is a first in the Sonic series; most of the in-game tracks are incredibly simplistic MIDI songs that absolutely butcher original mixes from previous games [[HellIsThatNoise and eventually become grating and tedious to listen to due to the shrieking soundfont that's used]].
** It doesn't help that there's been rumors circulating that Bioware at some point lost Richard Jacques original compositions for the game before release, and resorted to stealing ''fan-made MIDI's for the game's soundtrack''.

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* AwesomeMusic: Surprisingly ''[[AvertedTrope averted]]'' Some do the [[AwesomeMusic/SonicTheHedgehog series record justice]].
** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARy1oZ1wfhs opening theme]] (of
which a variation plays when getting ambushed in battles) is a first in actually pretty great, as are the Sonic series; most of the in-game tracks are incredibly simplistic MIDI songs that absolutely butcher original mixes from previous games [[HellIsThatNoise and eventually become grating and tedious to listen to due to the shrieking soundfont that's used]].battle themes.
** It doesn't help that there's been rumors circulating that Bioware at some point lost Richard Jacques original compositions for the game before release, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mq6Vl_UJhkI The]] FinalBoss music is superb and resorted good to stealing ''fan-made MIDI's for the game's soundtrack''. listen to [[LongSongShortScene if the]] [[AntiClimaxBoss battle wasn't so short]].
** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FUPdG8vEuc boss battle]] sounds clean and fine.
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzGYztkYB70 Mini Boss Ix]] is quite catchy.
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3dQRp74A3Q Mystic Ruins]] is not bad at all.
26th May '17 4:38:45 AM Blurios
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** Arguably, the defense of some of the enemies. It can be ridiculously hard to hit them at the best of times, but then most of them will go on defense, making it either impossible to hit them or you can only knock off one point of damage at a time.

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** Arguably, the The defense of some of the most enemies. It can be ridiculously hard to hit them at the best of times, but then most of them will go on defense, making it either impossible to hit them or you can only knock off one point of damage at a time.
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