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Proto:Sonic Spinball (Genesis)

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This page details one or more prototype versions of Sonic Spinball (Genesis).


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August 1993 Prototype
A prototype found on a Chinese website from around August 1993. Despite being late in development, it is horrendously buggy
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October 19, 1993 Prototype
Sadly completely broken.

September 17, 1993 Prototype

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A late PAL prototype that, despite its date (5 days away from U.S. final), is believed be from earlier that month.

General Differences

  • The introduction still lacks many sound effects.
  • The jingle for opening the sewer lids in Toxic Caves is shortened in this version.
  • Robotnik's Ship during the destruction animation debris switches to the wrong palette partway through; this happens in the final as well, but is more noticeable here.