ITT: That level you could never beat
>>7273404I've beaten that level plenty of times. Get good.
Just be patient, it takes 30 whole seconds to drown and you can get through half of it before the water even reaches you
>>7273404Well it ain't that one.
>>7273404Labyrinth Zone is my one of my favorites though. I somehow don't find the water parts as frustrating as everyone else. meanwhile I hate Aquatic Ruin Zone with a passion.
You ain't a real nigga unless you can get out of the rising Mega Mack in Chemical Plant before it reaches you.
>>7273470I don't really mind Labyrinth but what the hell is wrong with Aquatic Ruin other than being too short?
>>7273483solely considering the water portions I think Aquatic Ruin is a lot more tricky. but also I've played Sonic 2 much less than 1 or 3&K.
>>7273439>>7273460I AM good, I can get to that point with little trouble, maybe dying once or twice in Marble Zone, but I can't beat Labyrinth 3 no matter what.
>>7273541>dying once or twice in Marble ZoneYeah you're not goodGit gudder
>>7273404Aquatic ruin isnt that hard its just not fun
>>7273853I mean labyrinth zone
>>7273439Fuck off and kill yourself Faggot that’s not what this threads about
I literally didn’t know where To go, I should revisit this game one day and see if I notice it now lol
I can't beat Turbo Tunnel and you will fucking respect that.
>>7273541You're not good. I've been playing since the time I was 9 and I've mastered that game since then. That was 30 years ago. Get good.>>7273905>Getting this triggered over my comment.Awwww, poor baby.
After 20 years I can play Sonic 1-3 almost flawlessly except for this shit
>>7274681I was actually really good at the special stages in sonic 2. Besides memorizing the bomb patterns and turns, you have to calculate your input to be like half a second ahead of whats happening because the controls suck dick. Having tails with you made this way harder because he trails too far, so i always chose sonic only. I usually had all the emeralds by about the time I cleared hilltop zone
>>7274681>play as sonic>don't get enough rings>play as sonic and tails>tails gets hit and loses you the emerald anyways
Not that I couldn't beat it but I was for some reason so scared of this guy I would literally turn off the game when I got here
>>7275127Not even close.
>>7273907Ride the green crystals
>>7273404I've beaten Labyrinth Zone as a kid first try.What I couldn't beat the first time back then was Marble Hill Zone.
>>7273404This motherfucker was so hard for me as a kid.
>>7273404how the fuck could you never clear that shit? did you play the game for like 2 hours and give up? what's the point of this thread man
>>7274991Tails can only lose the rings he collects. The problem is that the ring requirements go up if you're playing with Sonic and Tails
when I was a kid, Id always lose all my lives here and have to switch off with someone else. I blame myself for not wanting to ditch yoshi for the second jumpand being impatient
>>7274131Ha, jokes on you anon, I've been playing Sonic 1 since I was 3 and on my first playthrough I beat the game in 30 minutes WITHOUT dying. You were never good at this game, give up on life right now.
>>7273404The bike section of Battletoads.
>>7273404Yeah I beat when I was like 11 and have only beaten maybe 1 or 2 games at that point.
>>7273470No Aquatic Ruin is chill. It's the Chemical Plant zone that can go fuck itself
>>7273476Fuck is mega mack
>>7273914Yeah I could never fucking beat that huge combine in the first level. But the game is cool
>>7275461> bikeYou shouldn't be allowed to exist
Labyrinth's "boss" was a real roadblock for me as a kid. Barely have trouble with it these days though.
I never beat Ratchet and Clank 2 until after 3 came out because I kept getting stuck on Maktar Resort. One of the paths in the level is blocked off by a tractor beam pillar and I just straight up never noticed it. I knew there was shit to do here because I could see more of of the level but, I didn't know how to reach it. I've started over at least 3 times trying to figure out what I was doing wrong, I've never been that retarded in a game before.
>>7275567That purple stuff in CPZ, learn your fucking Sonic.
>>7275639You expect me to have read some Sonic Universe books ?
>>7273470Same. I don't get the hate for Labyrinth at all. Meanwhile, Aquatic is annoying because it's so easy to fall from the top path and the underwater path just isn't fun.
>>7273541What part of Labyrinth 3 is tripping you up, lil' buddy? Mayhaps we could help.
>>7275761HAHAHA FUCKING RETARD IT'S OBVIOUS THAT YOU PRESS A BUTTON THAT'S NEVER USED LIKE THAT IN ANY VIDEOGAME EVER> Mandatory response
I'm bad at video games but thanks to unlimited continues I was able to get through Acts 1-4 with just willpower then came 5-2 and that stupid fucking jump
>>7275775Come on you dumb motherfucker the only hard thing in NG 1 is the final boss - specifically the fact it throws you back the whole fucking chapter. Although I am on emulator so don't have to keep the console on
>>7275118What a tremendous coward, Its a kids game. I can’t figure out how to progress in Sonic Spinball.
>>7275778Same, no way I could handle it on a real NES, I'll play the second one on the NES bootleg plug and play ingot for Christmas though
>>7275118hes easy,its the ghosts inside you should worry about
Felt like I was having a good game if I even got this far. Never made it to the last level.
>>7274991Two things:1. git2. gud
>>7275118I kept hitting him because I thought he was like every other boss in the game and would die if you hit him enough, but no, you have to knock him into the quicksand.
>>7275250Bring a blue Yoshi and eat one of the Koopas.
>>7275761>>7275763i will just say that there is quite literally no way to realize it unless you have autism to test every button. if you are a child playing this game then no you are not getting past it without having extreme patience / autism. up is never used in the game prior, it should have been what it almost was which is timing jumps, and thats why so many people got confused. timing jumps makes more sense in a sonic game than using up and down on one object in the entire game.
>>7275761I actually called the 1-900 help line for this one
>>7276015>Coping so hard with your failure to solve a basic problem intended for children to solve that you rationalize in your mind that the only people capable of figuring it out were autistic
Made it through the rest of this games bullshit but he was the final straw. 13 year old me Ragequit and never returned.
death, in aria of sorrow for the GBA. pisses me off so much
President's Run, the final mission of Driver. To this day, I never finished this game. Last time I played was back in 2007, so lost my save.The mission is hard as fuck because you're driving a slow-ass limo while being chased by a ton of police cars, and a single mistake will cost you the entire mission. Even the people who beat it legitimately (on youtube) used tricks like getting a mountain of cars stacked on corners.
The filter of my childhood
>>7273914I couldn't even get past the first level of this shit. It was fun though.
I was playing Marble Madness for a while but I usually choke on this fourth level. I've made it to the Silly Race only once with only 30 seconds to complete.
>>7274131>retarded zoomers shit up threads>"fuck off">WTF???
Twin Freaks on Dynamite Headdy.I managed to get past The Gatekeeper after thinking it must've been impossible for about three months, but Twin Freaks was just asking too much.I have, as an adult, beaten this fucking game once after practicing the last few levels using save states on an emulator about a hundred times first.
>>7276920I practiced Marble Madness for about a year to get good enough to beat the game precisely once and then refused to ever play it again.
>>7276920>>7277183I had it for the NES when I was a kid, and multiple times I made it to the last part of the last stage but could never beat it, it was just no fun going through the whole game to try and learn that last part
There was a short window in time in my life where I could beat this level, and that was barely. Fuck this level very much.
>>7277195You mean with those bendy screw things that bump you off the narrow ledge?You pretty much just have to zoom past them in one movement and then hope like hell that you can stop yourself falling off the edge when you reach the IMMEDIATE 90 degree turn.Basically fuck this game.
>>7277181>le snarky nihilistic britbong ironic humor show Go back to >>>/tv/ and stay there.
>>7277214I mean this part where it's like those blocks that appear and disappear in mega man where you have to take your time if you don't already know the pattern which means you have to get there with some spare time or else fuck you back to the beginning of the game
>>7276015I never ever had trouble with this and I was 5 years old when I gave it a go. You're SIGNIFICANTLY overestimating how hard this. Genesis has 3 buttons and directionals, barrel goes up and down. If 5 year old me could figure it out, you blatantly a retard.
>>7277443I grew up renting games and not getting the manual half the time so I learned to just try pushing every button in every combination when I came across stuff like that
>>7275639you're a grown ass man and you read sonic shit? Fucking autist
>>7275118Robotnik's mech at the end of Zone 2 would have made you shit yourself from just the sound it makes after you hit it, then.
>>7275396I've already gotten a "trophy" for beating Sonic 1 under 30 minutes and a "trophy" for beating Sonic 1 without dying on my PS3. I'm still better than you.
>>7276710Beat it when I was in 8th grade but holy fuck did it take me forever. So many redos and you are right one mistake and you are fucked. I even beat the tutorial stage on my own. Crazy... I could never do it now. I'm too old.
>>7273404Klinger Winger from Battletoads.First time I got to that area, I was a dumb shit kid with zero hand-eye coordination. I'd somehow manage to die after the first few turns.
>>7277443>>7276015Let's just agree that it's one of those things where the less you know about videogames the higher chances you have of figuring it out cause you're still open to everything. There's a name for this phenomenon I think
>>7274681You basically have to get a friend to play with you when doing those with tails.
>>7274808I remember finishing this back when I was 12 and never had much trouble. Finished it 3 times, even. Then I tried playing this again last October, and didn't even make it past the giraffes.
>>7276015>>7277443The problem people had with this barrel wasn't because they didn't try every button. It's because this was the 3rd barrel of its kind on the zone, and you could pass through the first two by timing your jumps somewhat carefully. So when time came for the last one, you were misled by the game into thinking you needed to time your jumps again.See. The problem isn't that there you have to push a button you never did before. It's that the game "taught" you that jumping on the barrels was the real way to do it, when it wasn't. It's an oversight.
8-2 in mario
>>7273914n way to the hang glider stage with one life. But as soon as I get to that stage, I just eat shit.
Had Sonic 2 on the Game Gear, could never get past this boss.
>>7273404This sidescrolling snowspeeder level from Super Star Wars Empire strikes back for snes. I just can't find good tactic for it. Every other part I can master but to this I die over and over again. Eventually I succeed but it makes playing the game without using continues so hard
>>7279181Is it just me or is there no way to get to The Barrel with the gate that closes behind you without getting through this section first? Jumping didn't work.
>>7280307if I remember right, you just jump on him when he isn't attacking.
>>7277443If you time your jumps you can get through the wall if you don't get crushed.
>>7280307Jesus Christ. It's the first fucking boss.
The first sonic game honestly is the weakest of the 3. Marble Zone is straight ass.
>>7281871You know I thought about it, and Sonic 2 is worse. This entire level can get fucked.
Got filtered by this boss back in middle school. Still haven't gotten around to replaying the game, but Metroid Prime remains one of my favorites.
>>7273404I could never finish this god damn world
>>7276705I could never beat phase 2 but to this day I still don't know if it was an emulator glitch or if I did something wrong. This was in early 2000s and I used snes9x 1.38b (PPC mac)
>>7281883Amazing music and atmosphere though
>>7274681Play as Sonic only.
>>7275957Do this on every level you can take Blue Yoshi.
>>7273404Most of Rayman 1
>>7280307lol i just went "fuck this shit" as soon as had to use the kite
>>7280561I remember the NES version of ESB, I would crash the speeder on purpose because the tow cables suck and I got sick of going back and forth. Instead I ran along the ground and gutted them all with the light saber.
>>7281880Sonic 2 is my least favorite of the numbered Genesis games, but surely you know about the shortcut that let's you skip that part by now
>>7275250I honestly don't think I've ever played this level without the cape.
>>7282803The only thing "worst" about Sonic 2 in the original trilogy, is the boss music.
>>7276710It's 100% luck based.
>>7273404Don’t immediately attack Robotnik, just start moving upwards. The bounce back from hitting him seriously reduces your momentum and basically guarantees that the water will overtake you at some point.
>>7278239>PS3Not fucking retro, zoomer.>>>/r/eddit
>>7273541>that comment about marble zoneLmao
>>7283696It is difficult though
Yes, the very first level
>>7276710Wait, there's more than that stupid timed mission in the parking garage?
>>7281832>Jesus Christ. It's the first fucking boss.Yeah, I know that. But the GameGear Sonic 2 version of this boss was made harder than the Sega Master System version with screen cropping and randomized boulder drops that made it hard to memorize for a first boss. It's not hard once you know the pattern. >>7282401>lol>i just went "fuck this shit" as soon as had to use the kiteYeah, once you complete that first boss. The next stage introduces this hang glider mechanic. There really is no explanation to how the hang glider works either. I would die non-stop trying to work out the controls. Though the controls to the hang glider are kind of lime Mario's cape in Super Mario World. I would lose all of my lives on the hangglider stage and going back to that first boss. I did complete Sonic 2 on the GameGear. But it has a pretty steep learning curve for a Sonic game.
>>7284272The manual tells you everything you need to know. Pleb.
>>7273404You couldn't beat that level? WOW you're bad!
>>7275223I never got past him.
>>7274808Level 1 is easyLevel 2 is hard but it's all about memorizing patterns (the way you can clip through hippos is bullshit though)Level 3 is easyLevel 4 is mediumLevel 5 is mediumLevel 6-9 are easy (grown Simba is pretty powerful) the only bullshit is battling Scar where you have to remember to roll him over (a move that you can only do halfway into the game and you're not explicitly shown)
>>7273404>tfw would kill myself on purpose if i did not manage to hit him enough times so he would go up in flames before reaching the end
>>7273404i remember when i finally triumphed over this level. i was 8 and it was a saturday, and every saturday i would watch satam sonic and beat sonic 2 and try to beat sonic 1 but i would have to level skip past this part. see i thought the boss fight was a continuous jump up through the traps and try to hit him, i didnt know that as long as you made it up high enough you would leave the vertical tunnel and then the boss fight is super easy. well i was on my last life and trying to jump up to hit him, when i thought fuck it ill just try and see how high i can get instead of focusing on trying to kill him now. and then holy shit i made it out, i couldnt believe it, it had an actual end and theres that fat fuck, your so fucking dead. after this i beat the game and then went ahead and beat the game again for good measure, it was noon at this time and i was sore from playing all morning so i turned it off and went outside to play.
>>7273470How? You only even touch the water if you suck.
>>7281176 No, that's the problem - you're NOT suppose to jump on him. You're suppose to jump over a series of cannon balls that come in from the left side of the screen and let them hit the boss. I think that was complex puzzle solving for children who were trained that you have to jump on something to defeat it in this game.
level 20 in alien soldier, fuck you kaede
>>7276878oh shit, I remember this one. It's hell.
>>7274681Play (emulate with a pad) the IOS version.The special stages are remade and are a LOT easier, you can actually see shit coming instead of having to learn it all by heart
>>7287316ohhh, you're right. haven't played that game in about 18 years. i remember being incredibly disappointed with that game and sonic blast, but sonic chaos was fantastic.
>>7287024>didnt know that as long as you made it up high enough you would leave the vertical tunnel and then the boss fight is super easy. OP here, I did NOT know this. I thought you had to beat him during the climb.
>>7274808I have to beat this game one of these days
>>7275836if he turned off the game, he never saw them or dealt with their absolute nightmare terror they were to me as an 8 year old
>>7273470>>7273497The one part in Aquatic Ruin Act 2 where you bounce out of the water at the end and get jumped by 3 of the fly enemies without warning.
>>7277181How many tries did it take you beat the boss where you go between the background and the foreground?
>>7273404I got this game when I was 6 and I never beat this level until I was about 13. I mainly played 2 and 3 and ignored 1.I'm still kind of in denial that Starlight and Scrap Brain Zone even exist. Like my memories of those levels are so far removed from every other level in the trilogy.
>>7273404>>7273541Ur not gud. A man that can't be a single player Sonic game is not gud. Sorry.Is this Sonic 1? I'm gonna go ahead and download it and kick its ass, then I'll post my gameplay webms if u want to show u what a noob u r lmao.
>>7283446Emulation is retro
>>7289857You can't beat Super Mario World, let alone a Sonic game, cuck.
>>7290946Lol you're so shit. First playthrough of this junk after centuries, didn't even own sega as a kid, and I reached Scrap Brain Zone Act 1. Saved it here with a save state to continue later 'cause bored out of my mind, no save states used at all during the playthrough, and it was literally the first time I touched the thing since god knows when, didn't remember jack shit. You are so fucking bad lmao. What an absolute fucking retard. Kys.PS I recorded it and can upload it if u want just to show what a retard u are.
>>7273907>make the scariest and most player-unfriendly level the 2nd level in the gameWhat did they mean by this?
>>7281883>>7282206You wanna talk atmospheric music?The snow level theme quotes the game over song.
Minecart Carnage was completely impossible for little babu me. After all the fucking toil I put in to try and fail to beat this stage I would have snapped my cartridge in half if I found the shortcut barrel.
>>7273404this fucking ominous devastating corridor
>>7292314Did people like these gimmick levels back then?It seems everyone complains about gimmicks these days.>>7291284You haven't made it past Marble Zone.
>>7292348That hallway's kind of a meme honestly, it's not that hard. Medusa heads aren't a threat when there's no platforming involved, just take your time and follow their rhythm and it's fine. It's probably hell to speedrun though.
>>7276878it's the most fun though. fucking hype nusic