Sonic Utopia Early Demo

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Sonic Utopia is an experiment that not only tries to expand on Sonic gameplay in an intuitive way in 3D, but also aims to capture the best of Sonic's style and tie it together in a cohesive experience. Nearly everything in this demo, from art to sound to the gameplay engine, was made from scratch. I created all of the models, animation, and most of the textures and sound, as well as the music. The 3D Sonic engine and the gameplay driving this vision was created by my programmer fellow Murasaki. We've been working together on this for a while and we're glad to finally share it, with a debut at SAGE 2016.

Please read the included manual, which is packaged with the game as image files, can be viewed in game in the How To Play section from the main menu, and is viewable below. This covers gameplay basics, and I've seen a lot of comments and videos where people don't know something or make incorrect guesses when it's explained in the manual.

Download
http://utopia.sonicfangameshq.com/Downloads/Sonic Utopia Demo v1.zip


Music


Credits

Mr Lange (myself) - Art, Animation, Sound and Music, Game Design
https://twitter.com/GreatLange

Murasaki Fox - Engine and Gameplay Programming
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP1VPW10KKSoFBx6bsN64qg
https://twitter.com/MurasakiKemono

Tpot - Additional Programming
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnNMk7bdI_AgZb8mOjdBH0A

PicsAndPixels - Additional Artwork
http://picsandpixels.deviantart.com/


Manual












FAQ
"Are you still working on this/will it be a full game?"
Yes, we are continuing to work on the game and intend to create a complete version, even if the full game is not very big. The Green Hill Zone demo level has been scrapped and is not representative of levels in the full game.

"The level is too open/flat/there's nothing to do."
This is essentially a tech demo, and the level is experimental. Proper levels will have much better design and the actual game will have objectives.

"The camera is spinning uncontrollably when the game starts."
This is a bug with Windows or Unity that occurs with some direct input devices. It's common with PS4 controllers, Gamecube adapters, and probably other things. Xbox 360 controller is recommended, mouse and keyboard work too.

"I can't open the file/the game won't run."
It is a zip file. It must be unpacked in full. The game will not run if you open the exe without the accompanying files (such as trying to run it directly from the zip, that won't work). You can use a program such as 7zip to unpack it.

"(bug description)"
We know most if not all of the bugs, and plenty of other things to work out. The demo was a bit rushed to make it to SAGE 2016.

Latest reviews

My mouse doesn't work for some reason. Does anyone else have this problem?
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okutem
have u tried clicking m3/middle mouse button?
For a demo that was released years ago, it is still enjoyable to play. I love the combination of Classic Sonic´s designs and open world of the Adventures games ( more likely Sonic Adventure 1). Hopefully we get a modern Sonic game with some similar mechanics and this fangame done.

Good job guys!
The only thing I have to say is that in a future update, could you make this compatible with PlayStation controllers please? (Duelshock4)
(also, I'm on windows 10 and don't really know how to turn the camera all by myself, so I let the game do it. But I would really like to use a PlayStation controller as well. When I plugged it in, square was jump, X was peel out, R2 was pause, the joystick for moving worked but the camera kept spinning above Sonic's head. I could press L2 but that sends the camera spinning in the other way. Any help to enable the PlayStation controller to work will be greatly appreciated, Thanks :))

Comments

Very fun, & definitely a great interpretation of classic sonic in a 3-Dimensional space
 
Did you make This? ive seen the Origanal page for this game and it twas by a different user CARE TO EXPLAIN?
 
Did you make This? ive seen the Origanal page for this game and it twas by a different user CARE TO EXPLAIN?
This is the original page for this game. I don't know who or what you're talking about. My name is right there in the credits in the game.
 
Absolutely love the game, but i was wondering if there was any way to un-invert the camera for mouse+keyboard
 
So If You Guys Want A RETRO Sega Gensis,Sonic 1 Felling,Follow These Steps,Don't Worry It Happened To me So I Am Not Lying. So Open Up The File To Start The Game And Normal Start The Game,But Before That Hit Windowed Then Play Open The Game,Next Close The Game And Do The Same Exsept This Time Hit The Windowed Box AGAIN Disabling It,Hope It Works! I tried it And I Did For Me!
 
how do u play the game im new to this website
You Hit The Link That Says Download Above it And Once Its Down Loaded Open The File,Copy Everything In The File,Create A NEW File Folder And paste It In there Then Hit The Unity Engine Thing And Your Ready To go!
 
Hi!
I'm Game/Level designer and i really wanna help with the project, i have a masters degree in game design and 2 games published in PS4, if you want, im avaliable to help for free.
Contact on Twitter.
@Pliskin_xx
 

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