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Not to be confused with This Machine.

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This is where the helpless Mobius inhabitants are imprisoned and robotized.

Short out the wires with massive explosions! Risk being shredded in the grinding gears as you asscend to the main processing room.

Figure out the Veg-O-Machine's secret to free the hostages! The destruction of the Fortress begins!


— Description, Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball United States manual.[1]

The Machine (ザマシーン[2] Zamashīn?) is the third level of Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball and Sonic Spinball (8-bit). It is the heart of the Veg-O-Fortress, where Animals are robotized. Five Chaos Emeralds have to be found to defeat the boss and advance.

Description

The Machine is the robotic core of the Veg-O-Fortress. It consists in a giant Badnik production facility. Glassy industrial pipes riddle a stage of churning pistons, electrical arc furnaces, and massive electronics systems. Here, there is also a giant prison for Animals awaiting robotization.

Story

Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball

In Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball, Sonic the Hedgehog comes to The Machine after destabilizing Lava Powerhouse. There, he retrieves the Chaos Emeralds needed to destabilize the volcanic system powering the Veg-O-Fortress. Along the way, he also frees the Animals that are trapped in a giant prison. At the top of The Machine. he finds and destroys the Veg-O-Machine before advancing to to the top of Mount Mobius.

Sonic Spinball (8-bit)

In Sonic Spinball (8-bit), Sonic the Hedgehog comes to The Machine after having destabilized Lava Powerhouse. There. he takes away the local Chaos Emeralds, thereby destabilizing the volcanic system powering the Volcano Veg-O Fortress. At the top of The Machine. he finds and destroys the Veg-O-Machine before advancing to to the top of the fortress.

Gameplay

The Animal Prison at the center of the table can earn a lot of points, especially once all the cages are opened, awarding half a million points for doing so.

Overview

Accessing the Chaos Emeralds from the starting table can be done through either waiting until the entrances rotate around and timing launching Sonic towards them, or using the Power Chambers to force them to stop, making entry easier.

Boss

Main article: Veg-O Machine

The Veg-O Machine, the boss of The Machine, from Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball.

The boss of The Machine is the Veg-O Machine, a machine that transforms Animals into Badniks. To destroy it, the player must smash the tubes which feed animals into this cruel machine, then hop inside of it and smash it up from the inside to overheat it.

Trivia

Music

Name Artist(s) Length Music track
N/A (Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball) Brian Coburn, Barry Blum, Howard Drossin 4:09
N/A (Sonic Spinball (8-bit)) Paul Gadbois 2:09

References

  1. Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball (Sega Genesis) United States instruction manual, pg. 17.
  2. (in Japanese) ソニックメガコレクション最強攻略ガイド. Shogakukan. 1 March 2003. p. 228. ISBN 978-4091060907.

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