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.
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: