A History Of Sonic The Hedgehog
The Fans

The Fans

February 7, 2021

In our final part of this deep dive into Sonic The Hedgehog we celebrate the fandom, chatting with creators and supporters around the world about what Sonic means to them. 

 

Credits

UK Roundtable: Mair (@DreamyPumpkin_), Sam Beddoes (@FreakZoneGames) and Matthew Gregg (@MaffewGregg)

US Roundtable: Epi (@Epifante) and Mike Regan (@PunkRockAndSoda)

 

Dave Bulmer (@DemonTomatoDave) and Chris McFeely (@ChrisMcFeely) from Sonic The Comic The Podcast (@SonicPodcast) Support the Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/stctp

Stiv (@stiv2k) from Sonic The Comic Online: http://www.stconline.co.uk/ 

Sooz Kempner (@SoozUK)

Skyblaze (@BlazingSkies) from RadioSEGA (@RadioSEGA)

Eddie Bowley (@eddache_) https://www.youtube.com/eddache 

Lizzy Hedgehog (@LizzyHedgehog)

 

Soundtrack courtesy of Probe (protosprobe.bandcamp.com)

 

Sonic On Screen

Sonic On Screen

January 31, 2021

Our deep dive into the history of Sonic The Hedgehog continues with a look at the cartoons and the movies across the decades, featuring new interviews with creators who brought Sonic to the big and small screens.

 

Credits

UK Roundtable: Mair (@DreamyPumpkin_), Sam Beddoes (@FreakZoneGames) and Matthew Gregg (@MaffewGregg)

Jim Cummings (@JimCummingsAcme) JimCummingsWorld.com

Robby London Interview courtesy of JM Archives (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLTX7TmU8Xo

Bill Freiberger (@BillFreiberger) https://t.co/lxWjBEZnMz?amp=1

All clips of Captain N, Legend Of Zelda, Super Mario Bros Super Show, Adventures Of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog ("SatAM") and Sonic Underground are copyright to DIC Entertainment

All clips of Sonic The Hedgehog ("Sonic OVA") are copyright of Studio Pierrot, Sega and Sonic Team

All clips of Sonic X are copyright of TMS Entertainment.

All clips of Sonic Boom are copyright of Technicolor Animation Productions and Sega.

All clips of Sonic The Hedgehog ("Sonic The Movie") are copyright of Paramount Pictures.

 

The Comic Books

The Comic Books

January 24, 2021

A deep dive into the history of Sonic The Hedgehog continues with an extended look at the Sonic The Hedgehog comic books in the United Kingdom and the United States, featuring new interviews with Sonic comic creators past and present.

 

Credits

UK Roundtable: Mair (@DreamyPumpkin_), Sam Beddoes (@FreakZoneGames) and Matthew Gregg (@MaffewGregg)

US Roundtable: Epi (@Epifante) and Mike Regan (@PunkRockAndSoda)

 

Nigel Kitching, Teesside University

 

Ken Penders (@KenPenders) | Find out more about The Lara-Su Chronicles at KenPenders.com

 

Ian Flynn (@IanFlynnBKC) | Support Drogune at https://www.patreon.com/drogune and find out more about The Bumblekast and Ian's work at Bumbleking.com 

 

Soundtrack courtesy of Probe (protosprobe.bandcamp.com)

The Video Games, Part Two

The Video Games, Part Two

January 17, 2021

The deep dive into Sonic The Hedgehog continues with a timeline, and lively discussion, of Sonic The Hedgehog video games in the 21st Century.  Featuring Sonic going 3D, branching out onto Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft consoles, and the missteps taken in the franchise in 2006.

 

Tom Campbell is a Sonic The Hedgehog fan who is marking the 30th anniversary of Sega's beloved blue hero with a series of audio documentaries featuring brand new interviews with Sonic The Hedgehog creators and fans.

 

Credits

UK Roundtable: Mair (@DreamyPumpkin_), Sam Beddoes (@FreakZoneGames) and Matthew Gregg (@MaffewGregg)

Voice of Yuji Naka: Ben Potter (@Confused_Dude) of @TeamTripleJump

 

Soundtrack courtesy of Probe (protosprobe.bandcamp.com)

 

Additional Audio Credits

All Sonic The Hedgehog Audio Clips courtesy of Sega and Sonic Team

"Nights Into Dreams" Promotional DVD (https://youtu.be/VrqsdYKay_c)

"The Anti-Gravity Room" Sega Saturn Showcase (https://youtu.be/WVl6qhdJULY)

Tokyo International Forum 1999 (https://youtu.be/8LEoZs_s_oQ

Ryan Drummond Interview, Kitsune Network (https://youtu.be/J9EZWE3034k

"The Rise And Fall Of Sega Dreamcast" from G4 (https://youtu.be/jsmGEL3fyf8)

Angry Video Game Nerd Sonic 06 Review (https://youtu.be/Sr_rd6DpxM0

Game Grumps Play Sonic 06 (https://youtu.be/ZWRHiGpA3zk)

Sonic Mania "Behind The Scenes" Comic-Con Panel (https://youtu.be/5K6hU14wero)

 

The Video Games, Part One

The Video Games, Part One

January 10, 2021

A deep dive into Sonic The Hedgehog begins with a timeline, and lively discussion, of Sonic The Hedgehog video games in the 90s.  Featuring the origin of Sonic The Hedgehog and development stories from Sonic Team and the Sega Technical Institute.

 

Tom Campbell is a Sonic The Hedgehog fan who is marking the 30th anniversary of Sega's beloved blue hero with a series of audio documentaries featuring brand new interviews with Sonic The Hedgehog creators and fans.

 

Credits

UK Roundtable: Mair (@DreamyPumpkin_), Sam Beddoes (@FreakZoneGames) and Matthew Gregg (@MaffewGregg)

Eddie Bowley (@Eddache_) as Himself

Voice of Yuji Naka: Ben Potter (@Confused_Dude) of @TeamTripleJump

 

Soundtrack courtesy of Probe (protosprobe.bandcamp.com)

 

Additional Audio Credits

All Sonic The Hedgehog Audio Clips courtesy of Sega and Sonic Team

Yuji Naka Interview Courtesy of Australian Centre Of Moving Image (https://youtu.be/fHkosWFNRko)

Classic Game Postmortem: Sonic the Hedgehog (https://youtu.be/DYO1ZmRuZ_U)

RGTV (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3RJGAJiHTNfdwPVBWAqdyA)

Melodies Zone (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmH_aocELNh4EJruT20zObA)

Retro Faith (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC66EItCVbI0YKdH7D0B3i4Q)

BitNoteFM (https://www.youtube.com/user/BitNoteFM)

 

Coming January 2021

Coming January 2021

December 6, 2020

COMING JANUARY: A four part documentary featuring interviews with Sonic The Hedgehog creators past and present.

Trailer Credits: Nigel Kitching (Writer/Artist for Sonic The Comic), Ken Penders (Writer/Artist for Sonic The Hedgehog from Archie), Bill Freiberger (Writer/Exec Producer, Sonic Boom), Matthew Gregg (Botchamania), Sam Beddoes (Freakzone Games), Mair D (DreamyPumpkin) and music from Probe (protossprobe.bandcamp.com/)

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