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Sonic Spinball (Mega Drive)

Developer:Sega Interactive
Publisher:Sega
Genre:Pinball
First released:November 15, 1993
Title ScreenhotIn-game Screenshot

Achievements

There are 68 achievements worth 500 (9826) points.
Authors: MGNS8M (46), Pereira006 (17), Scott (4), Michael (1).

 
Emerald Sewage Drain
 
won by 990 (503) of 1166 (84.91%)
(3)
Get the emerald in the center of Toxic Caves.
Emerald Coaster Left
 
won by 648 (372) of 1166 (55.57%)
(3)
Get the emerald in the left lane of Toxic Caves.
Emerald Coaster Right
 
won by 77 (53) of 1166 (6.60%)
(17)
Get the emerald in the right lane of Toxic Caves.
Escopior Eggman
 
won by 593 (343) of 1166 (50.86%)
(6)
Defeat Boss in stage 1
Fast Flipper
 
won by 374 (179) of 1166 (32.08%)
(3)
Win Bonus Stage 1
Lava Powerhouse Center
 
won by 557 (326) of 1166 (47.77%)
(3)
Get the emerald in the center of the Lava Powerhouse.
Lava Powerhouse Left
 
won by 287 (168) of 1166 (24.61%)
(6)
Get the emerald in the left lane of the Lava Powerhouse.
Lava Powerhouse Right
 
won by 40 (31) of 1166 (3.43%)
(32)
Get the emerald in the right lane of the Lava Powerhouse.
Lava Evil Eggman
 
won by 272 (158) of 1166 (23.33%)
(10)
Defeat Boss in stage 2
Teeth Eggman
 
won by 210 (109) of 1166 (18.01%)
(12)
Win Bonus Stage 2
The Machine Right Bottom
 
won by 261 (148) of 1166 (22.38%)
(8)
Get the emerald in The Machine's bottom-right chamber.
The Machine Left Bottom
 
won by 206 (117) of 1166 (17.67%)
(10)
Get the emerald in The Machine's bottom-left chamber.
The Machine Right Top
 
won by 30 (23) of 1166 (2.57%)
(55)
Get the emerald in The Machine's upper-right chamber.
The Machine Left Top
 
won by 30 (23) of 1166 (2.57%)
(55)
Get the emerald in The Machine's upper-left chamber.
The Machine Center
 
won by 30 (23) of 1166 (2.57%)
(55)
Get the emerald in The Machine's center chamber.
Robot Eggman
 
won by 202 (114) of 1166 (17.32%)
(12)
Defeat Boss in stage 3
Chicken Button
 
won by 162 (84) of 1166 (13.89%)
(15)
Win Bonus Stage 3
Showdown Left Bottom
 
won by 205 (118) of 1166 (17.58%)
(12)
Get the emerald in Showdown's bottom-left chamber.
Showdown Center
 
won by 152 (79) of 1166 (13.04%)
(16)
Get the emerald in Showdown's center chamber.
Showdown Right Bottom
 
won by 25 (18) of 1166 (2.14%)
(81)
Get the emerald in Showdown's bottom-right chamber.
Showdown Left Top
 
won by 25 (18) of 1166 (2.14%)
(81)
Get the emerald in Showdown's top-left chamber.
Showdown Right Top
 
won by 25 (18) of 1166 (2.14%)
(81)
Get the emerald in Showdown's top-right chamber.
Eggman
 
won by 140 (70) of 1166 (12.01%)
(34)
Defeat Boss in stage 4
The End
 
won by 133 (66) of 1166 (11.41%)
(36)
Finish the entire game without level select.
Ring Mania
 
won by 1018 (523) of 1166 (87.31%)
(1)
Collect 20 Rings
Good Ring
 
won by 717 (387) of 1166 (61.49%)
(3)
Collect 40 Rings
Awesome Ring
 
won by 186 (103) of 1166 (15.95%)
(11)
Collect 60 Rings
Nice Score
 
won by 431 (231) of 1166 (36.96%)
(6)
Earn over 20 million points
Great Score
 
won by 245 (117) of 1166 (21.01%)
(11)
Earn over 50 million points
Awesome Score
 
won by 199 (91) of 1166 (17.07%)
(26)
Earn over 100 million points
Speedy Scorpius
 
won by 33 (29) of 1166 (2.83%)
(126)
Defeat Scorpius while in FAST mode.
Rally Roboiler
 
won by 23 (21) of 1166 (1.97%)
(176)
Defeat Roboiler while in FAST mode.
Vicious VEG-O Machine
 
won by 21 (19) of 1166 (1.80%)
(192)
Defeat VEG-O Machine while in FAST mode.
Revving Robotnik
 
won by 14 (12) of 1166 (1.20%)
(298)
Defeat Robotnik while in FAST mode.
Sewer Scavenge
 
won by 25 (23) of 1166 (2.14%)
(169)
Collect all rings in Toxic Caves to open the bonus round, then enter it.
Soggy Crabmeat
 
won by 21 (19) of 1166 (1.80%)
(200)
Complete the Ring Bonus round in Toxic Caves.
RADICAL SCORPIUS
 
won by 17 (15) of 1166 (1.46%)
(93)
Hit all 4 targets above Scorpius when its tail is gone to get the message RADICAL DAMAGE.
Boiling Bling
 
won by 15 (14) of 1166 (1.29%)
(261)
Collect all rings in Lava Powerhouse to open the bonus round, then enter it.
Steamed Crabs
 
won by 15 (14) of 1166 (1.29%)
(261)
Complete the Ring Bonus round in Lava Powerhouse.
Bottom Boiler
 
won by 20 (19) of 1166 (1.72%)
(80)
Destroy only the bottom Roboiler head first. (wait for it)
Gear Grinding
 
won by 14 (13) of 1166 (1.20%)
(697)
Collect all rings in The Machine to open the bonus round, then enter it.
Crab Hammer
 
won by 13 (12) of 1166 (1.11%)
(298)
Complete the Ring Bonus round in The Machine.
Surge Protector
 
won by 30 (23) of 1166 (2.57%)
(13)
Hit both targets under the VEG-O Machine to get ball-save.
Volcano Villain
 
won by 12 (11) of 1166 (1.03%)
(801)
Collect all rings in Showdown to open the bonus round, then enter it.
Lava Lobster
 
won by 11 (10) of 1166 (0.94%)
(347)
Complete the Ring Bonus round in Showdown.
Monster Escape
 
won by 83 (39) of 1166 (7.12%)
(11)
Escape from the jaws of a mechanical beast.
Wormy Roundup
 
won by 48 (36) of 1166 (4.12%)
(46)
In Toxic Caves, finish the stage with at least 2x Worm Loop Bonus.
Toxic Cleanup
 
won by 50 (41) of 1166 (4.29%)
(26)
Clear both toxic-barrel ramps in the same life in Toxic Caves.
Switch Track Trip
 
won by 16 (15) of 1166 (1.37%)
(123)
In Toxic Caves, finish the stage with at least 2x Switch Loop Bonus.
Toxic Time
 
won by 16 (14) of 1166 (1.37%)
(616)
Finish Toxic Caves quickly enough to get the full 10,000,000 Time Bonus.
Chain Gain
 
won by 25 (20) of 1166 (2.14%)
(49)
Safely escape from a chain hanging over lava.
Cool Under Pressure
 
won by 18 (13) of 1166 (1.54%)
(110)
In Lava Powerhouse, finish the stage with at least 2x Cool Loop Bonus.
Hot Over Pressure
 
won by 17 (12) of 1166 (1.46%)
(116)
In Lava Powerhouse, finish the stage with at least 2x Pressure Bonus.
Double Lava Power
 
won by 30 (22) of 1166 (2.57%)
(71)
Get the 2x Multiplier from Lava Powerhouse.
Lava Round The Clock
 
won by 17 (15) of 1166 (1.46%)
(233)
Finish Lava Powerhouse quickly enough to get the full 10,000,000 Time Bonus.
Save The Animals
 
won by 24 (19) of 1166 (2.06%)
(169)
In The Machine, open all cells to free everyone without dying.
Hedgehog Power
 
won by 22 (16) of 1166 (1.89%)
(91)
In The Machine, finish the stage with at least 2x Power Chamber Bonus.
Piston The Machine Away
 
won by 25 (19) of 1166 (2.14%)
(81)
In The Machine, finish the stage with at least 2x Piston Lights Bonus.
Power Coupler
 
won by 17 (15) of 1166 (1.46%)
(116)
Get the 2x Multiplier from The Machine.
Time Machine
 
won by 18 (15) of 1166 (1.54%)
(221)
Finish The Machine quickly enough to get the full 10,000,000 Time Bonus.
Double Volcano
 
won by 22 (17) of 1166 (1.89%)
(91)
Get the 2x Multiplier from Showdown.
Eruption Bonus Left
 
won by 26 (19) of 1166 (2.23%)
(45)
Hit all three targets on the left sub-table to get Eruption Bonus.
Eruption Bonus Right
 
won by 20 (15) of 1166 (1.72%)
(60)
Hit all three targets on the right sub-table to get Eruption Bonus.
Smell My Socks!
 
won by 18 (12) of 1166 (1.54%)
(110)
In Showdown, finish the stage with at least 5x Robotnik Bonus.
Bonus Bonus
 
won by 16 (11) of 1166 (1.37%)
(246)
Finish the whole game having won at least two bonus tables.
Bonus Bonus Bonus Bonus
 
won by 13 (11) of 1166 (1.11%)
(745)
Finish the whole game having won at least four bonus tables.
Showdown Time
 
won by 11 (9) of 1166 (0.94%)
(867)
Finish Showdown quickly enough to get the full 10,000,000 Time Bonus.
Rolling Stop
 
won by 11 (10) of 1166 (0.94%)
(867)
Finish the entire game without dying.
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Recent comment(s):
7 Mar 2017
12:23
Pro-tip: Play the game on "Fast". It's paradoxically easier and way more fun.
4 May 2017
18:09
Good Achievements. I hate it and like it. I'm never gonna play this game again. If You have problems getting these achievements, use 256 live glitch. It's very useful to earn them.
30 Jul 2018
4:17
Thanks fellow brony! Even Buttnik's ultimate cheapiness couldn't stand up to THAT many lives!
30 Jul 2018
19:28
this game kicks my ass since i was like 8. Now im 22 and it just kicked my ass today..
10 Mar 2020
11:48
Mastered!
17 Mar 2020
5:11
Those bonus cheevos are so tiring... you only get one chance and the ball trajectory is so random.
9 Apr 2020
14:39
Am I allowed to use level-select to help me get to the third Bonus Stage to grab that Chicken Button in Hardcore mode or not? Gah! It's such garbage having to waste time to get to The Machine, beat it, and fail on the stage! I NEED THAT ACHIEVEMENT!
11 May 2020
10:10
Yep, looks like it, there's no protection on it
11 May 2020
10:13
Not like it's needed anyway... "Awesome Score" pretty much covers the "no codes" aspect by itself.
12 May 2020
18:16
YASSS! I FINALLY GOT IT! I FINALLY GOT CHICKEN BUTTON ON HARDCORE MODE.Mastered! :)
27 May 2020
17:33
Mastered back in my quest days. Probably this is one of the most raging games in Sonic franchise. The only thing missing was an achievement requiring completion on one Multiball Bonus.
28 Oct 2020
6:07
Mastered. Finally beat this game after 20 something years
4 Feb 2021
17:14
This set will be updated soon, as stated in the forum, so much of this will change as well as new achievements being added.
12 Feb 2021
1:26
Set revision should be complete, hope it goes well..
14 Feb 2021
10:28
Mastered and remastered again! Thanks to all developers involved in making this set and MGNS8M for revisioning it! I think I got a little of my sanity drained, I need a breather xD Time Bonus, Jackpot Bonus and Multiball subsets were the toughest ones!
14 Feb 2021
10:40
Fast mode subset was a nice addition to force players to play that way. Never finished the game on Fast mode before... Such adrenaline, much speed! (and I am still not using level select cheat yet. Wasn't needed to :p )
14 Feb 2021
12:07
One more thing: It seems that majority of achievements (if not all of them) of this set are blocked against "multiplayer" mode. So, don't ever think changing default value "1 PL" in Mode on Options screen to take advantage on your trials and errors.
14 Feb 2021
14:29
In case of more people still get confused about how to beat Robotnik in Showdown while pressing the lower button of his spacecraft a lot of times, take a look here for explanation: https://retroachievements.org/viewtopic.php?t=164&c=79181#79181
27 Feb 2021
10:37
OH MY GOD! I can't believe it! I finally mastered! Wow, it's a very hard set! Finally I did it! Thx for revision. :D
20 Mar 2021
23:28
Not getting the 100m achievement and mastering this before the onslaught of new achievements hurts now

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Highest Score when finishing the game on Normal.
D3ster150890392
Highest Score when finishing the game on Fast.
D3ster155798892
Time Bonus Score awarded when defeating Scorpius.
Alexdatadestroyer303
Time Bonus Score awarded when defeating Roboiler.
Alexdatadestroyer414
Time Bonus Score awarded when defeating VEG-O Machine.
Alexdatadestroyer535
Time Bonus Score awarded when defeating Robotnik.
Alexdatadestroyer488
How many bonus boards can you clear?
danilofent975