Bonus Track 2 With Sea Breeze behind us, you're probably looking forward to a much less stressful race. This class is the perfect place to get a feel for the various vehicles and race along courses that are fun to drive but not brutally difficult to finish. There are no fancy obstacles or tricks to this course. Body is how resistant the vehicle is to damage. Snow and ice will leave you slipping and sliding around the track as you hunt down stars. Tip: At any time during the car selection or name input screen you can press the select button to access a screen where you can choose the 3 rival cars that you'll be racing against. You'll then be returned to the menu select screen.
. You'll need two controllers for this mode, even if you're playing against the computer. The downside is that, as with any new technology, the first few attempts to use it can be hit or miss until people become familiar enough with it to really find practical applications for it. Blue Gem: This is another object you want to run into. This is merely a sample track to practice on until you unlock Free Trax. If so, you've come to the right place.
The cars do not necessarily keep moving as they attempt to evade you. Colliding with it will refill your boost gauge by half its maximum value. This is why I am editing the article again, removing the wrong credit to Argonaut Software. Are you ready to step it up a notch? Trailer: Stats unavailable This big rig is driven only during the bonus stage during Speed Trax mode. Perhaps some children were playing in the snow before the race began? Once your vehicle has stopped, continuing to hold the A button will cause it to move in reverse. The weather conditions will change each lap.
Use the boost constantly, especially over hills to finish in time. White Land is this track and, as you might expect, the track is covered in ice and snow is piled up along the sides. It's best used on long straight-aways or to help get up hills. It ranks 2nd best in all categories except tire grip, making it a vehicle with no strengths, but no weaknesses either. Exceptions to the rule are in the Bonus Trax and the Radio Control Tower stages where your vehicle cannot be damaged.
Once you finish a Speed Trax circuit, this mode will permanently be replaced with Free Trax. Let's begin with Novice Class. Your engine noises sound convincing and they, too, have a cool echo effect when driving through the tunnels , the music is certainly of Nintendo-quality and appropriately cartoony, given the setting, and even picks up the tempo for the final lap. At worst, you'll take very light damage. The fate of the Game Pack holding that legendary time on it now a lost treasure that literally could be anywhere in the world.
If you're especially unlucky, you might get pinned behind the boulder and have to hit reverse to get away. Here you can enter your initials; this will be displayed with any records you set that are saved to the game packs battery. There are two routes you can take; a long route and a short route. If it had been released before Super Mario Kart hit store shelves, odds are it would have been much more successful. As always, you can skip the bonus stage if you wish. This track is very simple in design: two half-pipe sections of track connected by two small stretches of pavement.
For every lap you complete, an extra car will be added to your reserve stock. I find that highly irritating. Unresponsive and ineffective, they lead to lots of fun wrecks and lots of poor lap times. I have two copies of the original game and neither one has that credit, and I just beat the game again to confirm my brain wasn't malfunctioning. The rules are as follows: -Destroy all 3 rival cars by colliding with them -The player's vehicle cannot be damaged -There are no gems on the track -There is unlimited use of the boost function -Fastest time is saved to memory -Overhead views are used instead of the normal views Pretty simple rules! Battle Trax ------------- Welcome to Battle Trax.
It shows how much of a time bonus you will gain at the next checkpoint. These half pipes have some turns in them, and if you over-steer you're likely to end up in the drink. Make good use of your boost to keep your speed up during straight-aways and up hills. A: Once Free Trax replaces Test Run, you can't play Test Run again unless you delete all save data from your game. There is no way to repair damage done to your vehicle! Driver's Ed ~~~~~~~~~~ -------------- While every vehicle handles differently, the basic controls are the same for everything. How such a large truck goes from a dead stop to crossing the road at such a high speed, only to immediately stop again on the other side is a mystery that will never be solved, but you need not worry about slamming into it.
Be especially sure to grab the damage gem on the final stretch if you're an F-Type driver. The 4th section of this track is especially brutal - a series of critical jumps with very little room to build up speed. Left steers left and right steers right. I finally found one and uploaded a photograph of it myself. Even on the final lap when it flies straight toward you, you can't hit it. Soft Reset Command: If you press L, R, Start, and Select at the same time, you'll do a soft reset and return the game to the title screen.