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Monday Links: Return of the Links Edition

A busy work schedule and lack of news anywhere killed the links for two weeks.  While the former is still kicking my ass, the latter… well, you saw that trailer, right?  I believe that’s news.  Even if it’s late on a Monday!

Sonic Retro News

  • Get the ins-and-outs of SEGA’s port of Sonic 1 to the iPod with evihamwizard’s thread.  Download data to find out how the iPod processes the game differently than the Genesis. [Sonic 1 iPod Thread]
  • A long time ago, drx ported Sonic 1 to the 32x.  MarkeyJester resurrects it with an update.  All the PWN channels are there, but there are no sprites. [Sonic 32x Thread]
  • Late last month, somebody uncovered beta and E3 versions of Sonic 2006.  Yeah, it’s an abomination, but our interest of things pre-release knows no bounds. [Sonic 06 E3 Build Thread]
  • If you go into our forums to post about Sonic Generations, please please please for the love of Rotor the big gay walrus will you please read the thread rules.  If you break them, you will be suspended for a week.  No exceptions.  Over a dozen people couldn’t read last week and got axed. [Sonic Generations Megathread]
  • People got too excited and stupid in the thread, so we decided to send a couple funny messages to curtail people’s insane posting.  Things exploded and a sexy chimney sweep stopped on by. [Page 16 OH MY GAW-AW-AW-AWDboooom] [My Favorite Things]

Sonic/SEGA News

  • Dem mainstream guyz cover the big Sonic Generations trailer release from last week, only to note that there’s really nothing to talk about. I like MTV again. [MTV]
  • We like Platinum Games.  They make not suck games in a country where games have been suck lately.  Here’s why the relationship between SEGA and Platinum should continue for years to come. [SEGAbits]
  • The soundtracks for Sonic Adventure and Sonic Adventure 2 are slated for re-release this year for Sonic’s 20th.  Surely, you have these songs already.  I’ll be surprised if you don’t. [SEGA Addicts]
  • SEGA became the first company to receive an “M” rating for a Kinect title with Rise of Nightmares.[Geek]
  • Spiral Knights, a free-to-play, MMO dungeon crawler from SEGA has been a silent hit with gamers across the world.  It’s such an adorable li’l game. [Nerd Reactor]
  • Monster World IV is finally coming to the western world on all your downloadable services.  No word on the North American Wii VC release. [SegaFans]

Other Stuff

  • Here’s college flowchart to help you determine whether or not you should skip your class or show up to sleep through it. For me, I only had one question: is it a lecture hall? If the answer is yes, fuck it. [Graph Jam]
  • The funniest receipts in all the land. [Super Booyah]
  • In Soviet Union, Ivan Drago is focus of movie, as you might’ve expected. [Cracked]
  • If you’re scared of big black men raping you, don’t admit it in an apartment complex hallway. [Some eCards]
  • A site dedicated to watching movies backwards. Example: “If you watch Mean Girls backwards, it’s about a girl who gets so unpopular that she moves to Africa.” [If You Watch It Backwards]

Monday Video

It was determined last month that Sexy Sax Man, Sergio Flores, is the official mascot of Sonic Retro.

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    If I could get onto the forums… Why is the user “MetaRyan” still a pending user after nearly two years?

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      i believe i am still a pending user as well.

      im just saving my posts for something worthwhile and not a waste of time to say lol

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      I rather prefer to be out anyways. How would I contribute?

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    That bit about Rotor never surfaced in the comic!

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    I checked out Page 16. I haven’t been scared like that since I looked up the Tails Doll. And it was well near 9PM when it happened, so it screwed up my sleeping. It’s things like these that keep me interested in this site.

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    I wonder what SEGA is going to do with 2 styled Sonics from different generations.

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