Questions tagged [mario-kart-ds]

A kart-racing game developed by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS. It is the fifth installment of the Mario Kart series and the second game for a handheld console.

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If I play Mario Kart DS on a 3DS, will WiFi multiplayer still be available?

I've had a DSi for almost an entire year now, and on May 20th of this year, Nintendo discontinued WiFi and multiplayer matchmaking on games. As of May 20, 2014, certain online functionality offered ...
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Why does my opponent keep driving into a wall?

I was trying to play multiplayer Mario Kart with my sister for our DS's on a long trip and little did she know I had cheats enabled. When the race started everything seemed fine until a little bit ...
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Does Collecting Multiple Power Up Blocks Increase The Chance Of Getting A Good Powerup?

I have had Mario Kart for a long time now and have enjoyed it a lot (except when those freaking red turtle shells come at me). My question is about a habit that I have had when playing of trying to ...
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What does the “items” attribute do?

The item attribute (below Speed, Acceleration, Handling, etc.) 'Items' has been bugging me a bit when I am picking my vehicle. It seems that either the Item bar is filled 33% of the way, 66% of the ...
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Mario Kart DS: how do I beat staff ghosts?

Any tips or tricks to beating the staff ghosts in Mario Kart DS?