Sonic The Hedgehog AR – 2013

In 1993, my parents bought my first video game console; the Sega Mega Drive. The first game I ever had for it was Sega’s franchise classic Sonic The Hedgehog. I spent hours playing that game.

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The Sega Megadrive

It was great to work on a franchise that brought me so much entertainment as a young child. The purpose of this augmented reality challenge was to give the user the ability to take a photograph with an animated Sonic. In my opinion it was a great use of augmented reality technology. I set out creating some animation clips based on reference video from sonic games.

Here are some of my interpretations and reproductions of the referenced character animation:

Credits: Animation: San Mathew, Rigging: Dane Aleksander

Here is a video detailing the experience:

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