I'm trying to compare/contrast the surface gravity of Sonic's Möbius with that of Marioworld. There's an excellent article [1] that analyzed Marioworld's surface gravity across several games, wherein the mean average turned out to be 7.51(-) g. In trying to find similar material on Möbius, I've so far found only some material for generic differences between the games [2] and Source engine gravity [3] (after which I broadened my search to Sega Genesis's gravity in general, but no luck so far); Googling quite a few terms has been singularly unforthcoming.

I'm not asking in order to write code for game development. I'm curious about it for a much more mundane reason: I'm writing a fanfic in which Sonic noticed the difference immediately upon arrival. This means that I don't require 5 SD of accuracy (my OCD would love that, of course), but would like more than my own ballpark guesswork.

Sources cited:

[1] https://hypertextbook.com/facts/2007/mariogravity.shtml
[2] What are the different versions of Sonic the Hedgehog (1991) and what differs between them?
[3] What is the gravity model in Source engine games?

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    I've gone over the title and question and compared them with the question-asking standards, but I can't figure out what the 2 down-votes (out of 6 views) are for. 2/6 means that there's clearly something wrong with my question. Could someone clarify how I could improve whatever is wrong with my question? Jan 13 '19 at 14:08
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    Hi @charles. A lot of users here just don't like what they deem as 'trivia' questions. That would be my guess.
    – GnomeSlice
    Jan 13 '19 at 14:23
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    Worrisome, and a bit of a shame, but understandable I suppose. If that's it, then I hope that I don't run into too many more drive-by-trivia-haters. Given your profile, I'm guessing that you'd likely have spotted and mentioned any errata or formal faux pas in the question. Thanks! :-) Jan 13 '19 at 14:28
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    To be honest, considering neither of the down-voters gave a reason as to why they did down vote, I assume @BunsGlazing's answer is probably what it is. This question does seem perfectly fine however, and I hope you get the answer you want, Charles. Jan 17 '19 at 14:47

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