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Sonic Xtreme, Downloading Game Levels

Okay, so you've downloaded Sonic Xtreme. You're a little impressed by the game's mechanics, but find the game as it is sorely inadequate because there's only one game level. Upset that the game is so short? Well, then this game guide is for you! Today we're going to talk about how to expand Sonic Xtreme by downloading some extra game levels from the Internet.

Step One: Download
You won't be able to download some game levels for Sonic Xtreme until you've downloaded the latest version. To save you a little time, we have Sonic Xtreme version 6 available on our website. You can get that by clicking here.

QBasic Central's website may look cutting-edge, but it's also the best place for Sonic Xtreme downloads.

Step Two: Go to the Official Sonic Xtreme Website
QBasic Central is the official website of the coding group who made Sonic Xtreme, so this is the best place to look for all the latest Sonic Xtreme levels. Their URL is, so try opening this site in a new window while going through the steps here.

Step Three: Go to the Game Levels Page
On the left sidebar of QBasic Central, click your way to the SonicX Section. Then, click on "Where can I download levels?" You'll then be taken to the webpage where all the Sonic Game levels are listed. Click on the name of the file to start downloading each level you like; you can also click on the word Screenshot located next to each title if you're interested in knowing how the game level you're downloading looks like.

Step Four: Unzip Sonicvx6.exe and the Game Levels
Extract using a file-extracting utility like Winzip (if you don't have a copy of Winzip, you can download one by clicking here.) Now once it's extracted, make sure you extract the zipped game levels into the SonicX directory. You can do this by clicking into the SonicX directory, then clicking and dragging the game level .zip into the SonicX directory. Just make sure you click on the option that reads "Extract to folder..."

Step Five: Load up The Levels
Now run Sonicws.bat. After Sonic starts shaking his finger, use the mouse to click on "Load a Different Level". You should see a list of all the levels you've downloaded. If you only see Metro.lvl (as shown above), then you've extracted all the game levels to the wrong directory. Otherwise, pick a level and let the game rip!

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