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Sonic Dreams Collection is a fan-game created by Post-Modern developers Arcane Kids that poses as a series of four unreleased Sonic the Hedgehog games from 1996 to 1999 created by the fictional MJStudios. It includes a character creator, a prototype MMO, a movie maker, and a Dating Sim. There is also the additional SEGANET service that can be used to access online features on some of these games.

The game actually serves as a parody of the Sonic the Hedgehog fandom, which is infamous for a large amount of sexual content and poorly created fanwork.

Not to be confused with Sonic Dream Team.

NOTE: Due to the very Spoileriffic nature of this game and the fact that it is freely available to play, we highly recommend you play it or watch a Let's Play of it before reading this page. This game is made almost completely out of spoilers, so it's not worth hiding them. You Have Been Warned.

"My Tropes Collection!":

  • Affectionate Parody: Surprisingly so. Arcane Kids, as enthusiastic about Sonic as the average fan, were more than happy to make fun of the weirder side of Sonic fandom.
  • Anti-Frustration Feature: In My Roommate Sonic, Eggman will tell you what to do if you get stuck for a few minutes.
  • Ascend to a Higher Plane of Existence: What happens in the end of Eggman Origin. Eggman grabs you and hoists you to the sky, and then you complete an ascension. Interestingly, your randomly generated OC Hedgehog character is turned into Sonic upon ascension. This seems to imply that all "OC" hedgehogs are merely inferior clones of the eternal character that inspired them all.
  • Background Music Override: Occasionally, when the SegaNet window has been left running idle for long enough, it will begin playing some Brazilian/Spanish mixup romantic stock music.
  • Balloon Belly: Happens to Sonic in the third-to-last part of Sonic Movie Maker.
  • Body Horror: Sonic's realistic human feet in My Roommate Sonic.
  • Brick Joke: In one scene of Sonic Movie Maker, you can make Sonic eat Tails. If you do, this turns the end of the next scene — where Tails is the last thing he "gives birth" to — into one of these.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: Even though Eggman is spying on you and Sonic in My Roomate Sonic, he only seems to want to help you confess your feelings to him. Whether or not this is a good thing is entirely up to you.
  • Conjoined Eyes: Lampshaded in My Roommate Sonic in the creepiest possible manner. Once you stare deep into Sonic's eyes, his pupils merge, kick-starting the Gainax Ending.
  • Continuity Snarl: Despite Sonic Movie Maker supposedly being created in 1998, it features Shadow and Rouge (whose first appearances were in 2001) and Blaze (whose first appearance was in 2005). It also specifically uses voice clips from Sonic the Hedgehog (2006).
  • Cosmic Horror Story: Whatever the hell the plot of Eggman Origin is. It starts with a birdlike version of your hedgehog searching for worms to feed the Eggbaby for the possibility of a "reward." It ends with the fully grown, limbless baby Eggman being raised to the sky on top of a giant Egg Capsule (which were originally prisons for your "animal friends," setting them free was the end goal of levels in games made before Sonic Adventure 2) and then biting onto you when you climb the spiral steps, which results in your "ascension," by way of you losing your randomly generated Original Character Hedgehog forever, and turning back into Sonic.
    "This is my favorite story!" - Sonic
  • Disguised Horror Story: Starts out as a fun and goofy collection of Sonic games. And then you start playing it.
  • Downloadable Content: Played with. Completing My Roommate Sonic unlocks a "DLC level" in Sonic Movie Maker called "Roommates," which takes place on the My Roommmate Sonic set.
  • Easter Egg: Eggman Origin and Sonic Movie Maker contain way too many secrets to properly count if you go farther out of the game area, which are usually in the form of Eggmen saying various random things. In the case of Sonic Movie Maker, you have to go on various Fetch Quests to give various objects to them, and sometimes they reward you with things like extra speech bubbles or props.
  • Eldritch Abomination:
    • Eggman is portrayed as a limbless, worm-eating, long-necked monstrocity in Eggman Origin. And you help him.
    • Same for Sonic in My Roommate Sonic. Not only does he have eerily humanoid-looking feet, but he also traps you in a pocket dimension using a portal he created from his eyes. Yeah.
    • There's also one inside the moon in the hotel level of Sonic Movie Maker.
  • "Fantastic Voyage" Plot: The "Crib" sequence in Sonic Movie Maker, which has you start out somewhere inside Rouge The Bat's stomach/uterus. It only gets worse from there.
  • First-Person Snapshooter: The focus of each Sonic Movie Maker scenario is to find a camera somewhere in the area and then film six seconds of footage.
  • Foreshadowing: The description for Sonic Movie Maker notes that the project was shut down by Sega executives after they learned about the "darker subplots."
  • Gainax Ending:
    • My Roommate Sonic: You stare too deep into Sonic's eyes, which fuse into a singular portal-like eye, and end up being sucked inside Sonic's eye and into another dimension where you turn into a headless, human-Sonic hybrid running and rolling at the speed of sound, forever. Then the phone appears from the sea, its text asking you if this is what you really wanted. Then the camera pans out and Sonic turns the Dreamcast off.
    • Eggman Origin: After feeding Eggman enough worms, a giant Egg Capsule sprouts from the ground. When you walk up the stairs and encounter Eggman again, he grabs you in his mouth, reverting your OC Hedgehog back into the Form of Sonic, and soars to the heavens while a distorted Eggman voice clip plays. Then you earn an ascension.
  • Game-Breaking Bug: Intentionally invoked. There is a glitch that makes it possible to hold objects beneath you, letting you jump to normally unreachable areas, and talk to secret "Eggmen." Fetching a glass pineapple from behind the set during the Prom portion of Sonic Movie Maker and then handing it to an Egg up on the rafters will allow the player to access a glitchy blue-colored ball in any level. It randomly alters the dimensions of objects it touches, and can be used to deform the characters, access secret areas in some levels, and even screw up the player's controls.
  • Gross-Out Show: Sonic Movie Maker is definitely this, what with all the orgies and vore.
  • Guide Dang It!: Accessing SegaNet. You have to check the game's files and look in a folder that is clearly marked as dangerous, find and run the EXE file, type in the hidden username and password and keep it running while playing the game proper. It's the only way to truly access Eggman Origin (you have to upload an OC from Make My Sonic to SegaNet in order to have a player character for Origin).
  • Hell Is That Noise: Used several times during Sonic Movie Maker, but most infamously in "Crib" by the giant Big the Cat you find inside of Rouge.
    • The above-mentioned blue ball. Depending on how far away you are from it, not only does its model begin to freak out, but it will emit an extremely loud and glitchy mess of static until you get close to it again. In fact, people who get it during the Prom scene by just scroll-wheeling the glass pineapple up to the Eggman will be in for a very nasty surprise.
    • The fact that the SegaNet window starts playing that Portuguese/Spanish bossa nova song when it's left alone too long. Some people have actually become genuinely panicky and scared when the music starts playing while they're playing Eggman Origins or even some of the other minigames.
  • Interspecies Romance: In My Roommate Sonic, you're a human who's trying to get into a relationship with, well, Sonic, who is their roommate. You take it too far.
  • Jump Scare: In the "Crib" segment of Sonic Movie Maker, there is a second area you can go to, and if you're holding a Chaos Emerald to light the way, you'll see what lies in wait at the end; a giant, highly-detailed, slick with slime Big The Cat that is breathing heavily and is staring straight into your soul. Many a Let's Player has been suitably jumped by this and equally disturbed by the fact that it just sits there and stares.
    • Whatever you do, don't use the scroll wheel to bring the fake pineapple up to the Egg Creature in the "Prom" level...
  • Jumping Out of a Cake: If you feed Sonic all the food in Sonic Movie Maker, a cake containing a still-drowsy Tails will appear.
  • Last Note Nightmare: The end of Eggman Origins (i.e., when you ascend) is the classic level fanfare playing an increasingly high rate.
  • Macro Zone: The latter part of the "Crib" segment and the bonus My Roommate Sonic segment in Sonic Movie Maker. The former in a giant crib and the latter in the living room of My Roommate Sonic, except now you're tiny.
  • Mind Screw: Just try to make sense of what happens in Eggman Origin and My Roommate Sonic.
  • Mini-Game: You can play Snake on the giant phone in the Sonic Movie Maker bonus scene.
  • Mister Seahorse: What happens to Sonic in Sonic Movie Maker, apparently after the scene where he gets force fed. He gives birth to a ring, a Chao, a Chaos Emerald and Tails, who you can feed to him in the previous scene.
  • Mood Whiplash: After all the increasingly disturbing scenarios in Sonic Movie Maker, the scenario unlocked after completing My Roommate Sonic is the least-disturbing. It's simply the set of My Roommate Sonic, except you're tiny and on the coffee table. The strangest thing in the scenario is merely that the character represented by you in My Roommate Sonic has a camera for a head. Nothing else happens.
  • Non-Human Head: The scenario in Sonic Movie Maker that's unlocked after completing My Roommate Sonic has the character you'd played as in Roommate being a human with a camera for a head.
  • Rubber Man:
    • Your character's limbs in My Roommate Sonic tend to stretch and flop around a lot.
    • Eggman in Eggman Origin does this with his neck, which stretches out when he grabs a worm (and later Sonic himself).
  • Serial Escalation: Make My Sonic is a benign, if hilarious, character creator that can give many a chuckle due to its funny names and hilarious body type changes. Eggman Origin is basically a Cosmic Horror Story set in a White Void Room, Sonic Movie Maker slowly descends into pure Nightmare Fuel as a Serial Escalation within a separate Serial Escalation, and My Roomate Sonic is at best a creepy Dating Sim and at worst another Cosmic Horror Story that ends with you as a Forced Transformation victim. To say that this thing goes from 0 to 100 in the blink of an eye would be an understatement.
  • Shipper on Deck: Eggman acts as one for the player and Sonic in My Roommate Sonic, giving advice through text messages from a building across the street.
  • Stylistic Suck: The game recreates Dreamcast Era graphics for the in-game characters, character ragdolls are stiff with flailing and awkward physics, and there are several areas where one can walk right through walls or the ceiling.
  • Surreal Horror: Downplayed. Although some sequences have horror elements and can get quite bizarre, most of the time the games tend towards the "surreal" part instead of the "horror" part.
  • Take That!: One of the traits you can get by Ascending in Eggman Origins is "Post-Jazz"; it's represented on Chao Garden as a music note being hit with a hammer, as seen here.
  • Uncanny Valley:
    • Sonic's human feet in My Roommate Sonic.
    • The realistic Big the Cat in Sonic Movie Maker, especially his eyes.
  • Vader Breath: Big the Cat in the Crib part of the Sonic Movie Maker breathes heavily.
  • Wham Line: There's a well-hidden speech bubble in the "Feeding" level of Sonic Movie Maker that instantly makes the scene even more uncomfortable than before:
    Sorry, daddy
  • White Void Room: Eggman Origin, being a prototype MMO, has a completely featureless landscape.
  • Womb Horror: The second-to-last stage of Sonic Movie Maker is initially set in what looks like some giant creature's stomach, until you fall down in a hole and come out... revealing it was Rouge the Bat's uterus.
  • Womb Level: Literally. The last scene of Sonic Movie Maker (not counting the DLC), starts off inside Rouge's uterus. Or rather, what seems to be some kind of combination of her uterus and her stomach, since there's a slice of pizza inside.
  • Wreaking Havok: The physics in Sonic Movie Maker make Garry's Mod look reasonable.
  • Yandere: Behind the motel in Sonic Movie Maker, an egg-thing wants to see Tails but claims to be too shy. What happens when you bring it Tails? He burns. Or rather, you're given a flaming heart prop... which lands on top of Tails.

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