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You Write the Caption: Iizuka at SOA

Ceiling-Running Enthusiast Takashi Iizuka stopped by the SEGA of America offices recently and posed with the Green Hill Cubicle.  There hasn’t been a whole lot going on the past few days, so kill some time.  You write the caption for this image in the comments:

If you need a list of amazing Iizuka quotes to adapt to this image, there’s always the fake Twitter or the many stories we’ve published here.  Have at it.

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    Atleast he didn’t visit the SEGA forums.

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    The original boss for Green Hill Zone, later replaced with Robotnik.

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    Should I be worried that he looks like a version of me with japanese eyes?

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    Oh yes. This took about a Year and 2 Months. And Sonic 06 took 3 Years. Even thought the Fans Say it was Bad, I still think Sonic 06 was better than the original.

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    “Hurry up and take the picture or I’m gonna have to take a slash all over The Green Hill!”

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    Where are the aliens?

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    “Oh, look! They re-created Splash Hill Zone! I gotta pose with my original creation!”

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    “.. wait, this is Sonic? I thought I rejected this idea!”

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    “I’m really big here, it makes a change since normally my involvement in the games has been minimal”.

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    Of all the zones to end up in….

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    There is a notable lack of ceiling running here. We fixed this in Sonic 4.

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    “You forgot to add the speed booster on top of the hill”.

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      Which leads to a spring.

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        And then a chain of Bubbles!

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          Which leads to another speed booster!

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          which leads to an enemy on the edge of an endless pit with a spring setup too high to save yourself from. Then falling into endless pit of doom.
          Sonic Advance 1 one of the snow/ice levels.
          Hit enemy, fall into pit insta die. Middle finger in the form of level design.

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    “Why are there no dash pads here!? Dammit man can’t you see what you’ve done!? Now we can’t have the Green Hill Zone Cubicle as you truly imagined iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit. (He wined)”

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    “Sooo, momentum. If you wouldn’t mind showing me on here. How does that work again?”

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    “My name is Dan–Sonic.”

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    “How can Sonic use the Homing Attack here? Needs more Bubbles.”

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    “Why isn’t Sonic on the ceiling guys? And what happened to the aliens?”

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    “See it? I told you Sonic can’t walk on walls on older games. The Sonic toy is on floor!”

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    “Don’t I pay you people to make games? Is that what you’ve been doing?! No wonder we’re putting out crap. Stop taking pictures of me, seriously.”

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    Oh, what the heck!
    “So that’s where Sonic 3 came from.”

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    “I stand by a representation of your inferior ‘Classic’ games to show my pity.”

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    “Needs more bottomless pits.”

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      Or: “I’m here for the funeral.”

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    Less physics, more ceilings. Then, and only then, shall we perfect the Green Hill Zone.

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    “I just wanted to really feel like a monster who crushes Sonic like Gojira crushes Tokyo because I hate sonic so much. I FEEL SO ALIVE!”

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    He looks like he hates everything around him in this picture.

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    You see this impeccable life size recreation of Green Hill Zone? The one that any die hard Sonic fan would kill to have? I built this. All by myself. Out of your broken dreams.

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    Yes, Splash Hill, my creat- wait, who the $@&! put Green Hill? Oh! That’s right! I forgot to port Sonic 1 onto the… Windows Phone 7!

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    http://cheezburger.com/xMyxtx/lolz/View/4539950080

    -Yeah!

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    “Extra content? Why would we want that?

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      I know, right?

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    “Here we have a diorama of what appears to be Green Hill Zone. Or Emerald Hill Zone. No, wait, it’s Leaf Forest, I’m sure of it. Maybe Leaf Storm.”

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    “You guys still have this crap here since the 90’s!?” “No no no this Sonic toy is wrong.” He’s suppose to be more skinny and have green eyes like I always imagine he would all this time..” 😀

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    “Need More GREEN (eyes)”

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    “This is the shit America wants?”

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    I sell Rings and Ring Accessories

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    “Wait, what was a Sonic again?”

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    This is the problem with Green Hill Zone and the SOA offices: No aliens! Luckily I am here to fix that.

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    “How did you guys know the first zone in Episode 2?”

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    “This is NOT Sonic 1 as I truly imagined it!”

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    you redo! it need more boost-spam!

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    “Look, we’re getting back to the roots

    of LittleBigPlanet.”

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    Sonic is displaying his new special attack, indifference. That’s right Sonic just put your head down in shame and walk away, maybe one day someone will not just take the easy way out to make a quick buck off your name.

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    “Hahar, my very square hat is froating! Someone ‘shop it back on me, prease!”

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    “What? Not classic enough for you?”

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    “This is what the Sonic Anniversary game is going to look be. Sonic Papercraft! Isn’t it genius?! …What do you mean that’s like ripping off Paper Mario?”

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    look like*

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    “Not purastic and shiny enough. You are arr fired.”

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    “Old fans are going to have to accept that things are cardbord now”

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    “NO NO NO!!! THE NEXT ONE IS A SONIC CD REHASH NOT SONIC 1!!!
    GOSH!!!

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    “This is clearly Splash Hill Zone as you imagined it.”

    and

    “Don’t worry, we haven’t added the dash pad into the mix yet.”

    “In Sonic Anniversary, we decided that more Straight Lines were needed to upgrade the game to the latest standards. However, we’ve innovated the technique with this turn.”

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    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v166/drain/iizukareimaginesGHZ.png I had an even better caption idea than the one I had before, but I made it into an image to increase the effect of the caption.

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    “We’ve gone original this time around. Our next Sonic game shall be titled ‘Paper Sonic Adventure 3’.”

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    That’s actually a cardboard Iizuka.
    Very impressive.

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    I don’t know what’s more sad.

    The fact Iizuka’s face suggests he feels out of place, even though he’s the one who directed a “sequel” to the marvel behind him

    Or the fact that in two days this picture alone gained 58 comments.

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    *stares at the piece*

    “I’ll just stick with aliens if that’s OK with everybody.”

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    “So this is what Sonic without speed boosters looks like.”

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    Here’s Takashi Iizuka showing off the Triple Trouble 3DS port.

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    “Ceiling running? I invented that.”
    Or,
    “Splash hill? Mad gear? Casino street? Lost labrynth? All my ideas! No help at all!”

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    “Guess where the special stage ring is hidden! Go on guess! Here’s a clue, its not in my pants.”
    Sorta fits his expression xD

    Answer could be anything, best never solved….

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    this must be how the 3DS game will look. ^_^

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    I demand you to destroy this model of Green Hill Zone and make it into the Aquatic Base Level from Sonic 06.. MY FAVORITE LEVEL OF COURSE :3 [Me: You Bastard! >=O]

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    I can see you put a lot of thought into this, but three dimensions isn’t really what we’re going for these days.

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      Yes, everyone said Sonic Colors was the best 3D Sonic game because most of it was in 2D!

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    Needs more Blast Processing!

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