Sonic Mania (mod) for Sega Dreamcast

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  1. Alex

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    SonicFan 254 has been busy creating a Sonic Mania mod for our beloved Dreamcast!
    Check out the gameplay video-


    Here's a link to the beta if anybody's interested in trying it out-
    http://www.mediafire.com/file/bn9yx869wt3eq4d/DreamCast+Mania+Beta+Version.zip

    EDIT- upon further investigation this is in fact not a Dreamcast game, but a PC mod made in the style of the Dreamcast era. I'm unable to edit the thread title, mods please adjust accordingly.
     
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  2. MBMM

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    You had me all excited there for a moment haha. I was hoping to give this a shot on the DC today.
     
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  3. Alex

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    Yeah sorry about that, I was super excited too until I discovered that it wasn't what I thought it was. :confused:
     
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  4. DeChief

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    So... what makes this Dreamcast-styled? The weird looking sprites? :p
     
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  5. Alex

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    Lol I guess so! :D
     
  6. TerdFerguson

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    i don't know how the engine works but the retro engine source code is open source i believe. and it has been ported to dreamcast before. it may be many years but someone eventually might try to fork the engine and attempt adding support for the sonic mania assets and resources

    hell, maybe people will attempt a 'sonic megamix' style mod of sonic cd and 'port' some levels from SM. interesting thought imo
     
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  7. Pinta77

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    Ah man I was excited for a second. I actually haven’t picked up sonic mania yet, thought it would be fun to play it on Dc
     
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  8. Arcadia

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    So is the consensus that Sonic Mania is actually a good Sonic game, at long last?
     
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    Pretty much. It's to be expected though, since the game is basically like an expansion for the Sonic 2/CD style of Sonic game with way better sprite art and cooler bosses, along with those Sonic 3 blue balls bonus stages (and the polygonal gem chasing bonus stages). If you don't like Sonic 2 and CD though, you probably won't like it.
     
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    Story of my life.
     
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