Extracted from the disk ‘Yamaguchi’s Enemies’.
TBC: It’s suspected that these were some of Tom Payne’s first pieces of work at Sega Technical Institute (9th March 1992). Perhaps an exercise redrawing old sprites from Sonic 1 to familiarise Tom with STI’s hardware/software?
N.B. Yasushi Yamaguchi – aka Judy Totoya – was Chief Zone Artist for Sonic 2 and designer of Miles ‘Tales’ Prower. (Information source: www.sonicdatabase.com/interviews/tom.htm)