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Sonic Hacking Contest 2016 Results


And here we go, the results of the Sonic Hacking Contest 2016! Thank you to everyone who entered; a number of these trophies, again, ended up with initial joint winners and had to have revotes and recounts, but as always there is only one winner per Trophy. Please take a look below and see the final results of this year's hacking contest. Those who have won, please feel free to use the banners as you wish to!


Hidden Palace Trophy Winner
Grand prize / 1st place
Sonic: Scorched Quest
(SHC'16 pre-final)

Team Painto
Wood Zone Trophy Winner
2nd place
Sonic: Virtual Adventure
(SHC 2016 Demo)

Ladego Team
Dust Hill Trophy Winner
3rd place
Untitled Sonic 1 Hack
jubbalub
Green Hill Trophy Winner
Hack (or specific level of a hack if non-applicable) that plays most like a Sonic game
Untitled Sonic 1 Hack
jubbalub
Windy Valley Trophy Winner
Best art in a hack submitted
Pantufa the Cat
Extended Edition

VAdaPEGA
D.A. Garden Trophy
Best music in a hack submitted
Null Vote
No Winner
Lava Reef Trophy Winner
Best level layout in a hack submitted
Pepsi in Sonic 1
Unlimited Trees
Genocide City Trophy Winner
Most difficult hack (or specific level of a hack if non-applicable) submitted
Tails Adventures for
Über Players

Bakayote
Wing Fortress Trophy Winner
Best cutscene in a hack submitted
Sonic: Virtual Adventure
(SHC 2016 Demo)

Ladego Team
Azure Lake Trophy Winner
Best multiplayer entry submitted
Sonic Bash! v2
redhotsonic
Generations Trophy Winner
Best 3D Sonic game modification submitted
Eggmanland for
Sonic Generations

NeKit
11000101 Trophy Winner
Best technical / proof of concept hack submitted
Sonic Pocket Winter
ValleyBell
Fang Trophy
Best new enemy/badnik in a hack submitted
Null Vote
No Winner
Eggman Trophy Winner
Best new boss or miniboss in a hack submitted
Sonic: Scorched Quest
(SHC'16 pre-final)

Team Painto
Spin Dash Trophy Winner
Best new ability in a hack submitted
Sonic Pocket Winter
ValleyBell
Carnival Night Trophy
Most innovative game play feature in a hack submitted
Null Vote
No Winner
Emerald Trophy Winner
Best Special Stage in a hack submitted
Sonic: Scorched Quest
(SHC'16 pre-final)

Team Painto
Robotnik's Revenge Trophy Winner
Best fresh concept using existing concepts as the backbone in a hack submitted
Sonic 1: Reverse Curse
Campbellsonic
Casinopolis Trophy Winner
Most entertaining / fun hack submitted
The Radikal Ralakimus Hack
Pack (WOW!) - Volume 1

Ralakimus & Bakayote
Polygon Jim Trophy Winner
Most unique hack submitted
The Radikal Ralakimus Hack
Pack (WOW!) - Volume 1

Ralakimus & Bakayote
Tails Trophy Winner
Most improved hack from last year's contest
Untitled Sonic 1 Hack
jubbalub
Big The Cat Trophy Winner
Worst entry overall in the contest
Roya Rockwood's
Sonic Mega Collection

Royameadow
Newtrogic High Trophy Winner
Voted best hack of the contest by the Media team
Sonic: Scorched Quest
(SHC'16 pre-final)

Team Painto

Sonic Hacking Contest 2016 Community Results


All of your community votes have been tallied, and the community trophies are ready to be given out! Please see the results below, and again the winners are free to use the banners as they see fit.


Hidden Palace Community Trophy Winner
Voted best hack submitted overall
Sonic: Scorched Quest
(SHC'16 pre-final)

Team Painto
Big Community Trophy Winner
Voted worst hack submitted overall
Roya Rockwood's
Sonic Mega Collection

Royameadow
Windy Valley Community Trophy Winner
Voted best art hack submitted
Pantufa the Cat
Extended Edition

VAdaPEGA
D.A. Garden Community Trophy Winner
Voted best music hack submitted
Sonic: Virtual Adventure
(SHC 2016 Demo)

Ladego Team
Lava Reef Community Trophy Winner
Voted best level layout hack submitted
Sonic: Scorched Quest
(SHC'16 pre-final)

Team Painto
11000101 Community Trophy Winner
Voted best technical hack submitted
Sonic Pocket Winter
ValleyBell
Polygon Jim Community Trophy Winner
Voted most unique hack submitted
The Radikal Ralakimus Hack
Pack (WOW!) - Volume 1

Ralakimus & Bakayote