Sonic is one of those games that started out great in the 16bit era but slowly declined over the years. These rules were originally created for Sonic the Hedgehog 2, 3 and Sonic and Knuckles back when I was in college. They were invented as a friend of mine, Bonyea, was (and still is) amazing at the sonic franchise. As an additional warning, my friends and I were stupid for playing this version with him so know your limits.
Bonyea Drinking Rules
One person plays the game while others in the group watch and drink along to the rules. If we were smart we’d switch off every level so I recommend you do that.
- Kill an enemy and free an animal. Take a drink.
- Take a drink whenever the player gets an extra life
- Take a drink whenever the player gets a continue
- Get an emerald? Take a drink.
These are simple rules but effective based on the way he plays the game. Bonyea currently streams retro games on Twitch so check him out
More Sane Sonic Drinking Game Rules
For those of you who want a saner Sonic the Hedgehog rule set, try mixing and matching some of the following.
- Drink 1 drink if you finish the stage in under 1:30 seconds, 2 drinks if under a minute and 3 drinks under 30 seconds
- Take a drink if you hear the scary drowning music that gave you nightmares and was responsible for preventing you from learning how to swim.
- Take a drink if Tails dies doing something stupid, i.e. everything
- Fail a bonus stage, take a drink
- Go super sonic, take a drink
- Lose less than 25 rings take a drink, 26-100 rings take 2 drinks, and finish your drink if you had more than 100
- Make your friend drink once every time you bounce the spinning goal sign at the end of the level
Do you have a favorite drinking game or rule while playing Sonic The Hedgehog? Have a game you have drinking rules to? I want to hear from you about it. Please leave a comment below.
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