Questions tagged [mario-kart-tour]

Mario Kart Tour is a mobile racing game in the Mario Kart franchise released in September of 2019. It uses touch, and gyro controls to control the game, and it was preceded by Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in the series.

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How is placing determined at the beginning of a race?

At the beginning of a race, sometimes it has me in 8th, sometimes in 1st, and other times I'm somewhere in the middle. I can't really determine if there is a pattern - it doesn't seem to be related to ...
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Is there any point to stars once you have gotten all the gifts?

I have gotten enough stars during this tour that I've unlocked all the gifts available. I still have some stars from races that I've not fully completed yet - is there any reason for me to work to get ...
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How do I take out Pipes?

For one of the tour challenges, it says to "take out 3 Pipes". If I just run into them, I slow down and that doesn't count. I can hit them with shells, but that doesn't seem to count either. How do I ...
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Which racers have 3 hairs?

There is a gold challenge to complete a race with a score of over 7,000 points, with a racer who has 3 hairs. Which racers count for this challenge?
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How do I pick the best driver, kart, and glider for a track?

There are lots of different attributes for each piece of equipment: whether it's a favored track, the quality of the equipment, its level, its base points, and its special skill. Some of these are ...
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What is a quick ticket?

I have a challenge that says to use one quick ticket. I have used ones that give me items, various ones to upgrade drivers or karts or gliders, but none of those seem to be a quick ticket. What is a ...
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When does a new day start?

In Mario Kart Tour there is a daily limit on the number of points for characters, karts, and gliders (150), and the number of coins (300) you can collect each day. As well as that, the items in the ...
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Who am I racing against in Mario Kart Tour?

According to all guides online, all races in Mario Kart Tour (for the time being) take place against AI opponents. This makes sense because I am always able to skip the little "panning view around the ...
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What is the benefit of playing on 200cc?

If you buy the gold pass in Mario Kart Tour you unlock access to 200cc. I'm at the point where I've completed around 8 cups and still the 200cc option has never awarded a higher point bonus than ...
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Do coins affect kart speed?

In previous Mario Kart games, coins collected during races have increased the player's speed. The primary purpose of coins in Mario Kart Tour seems to be to increase score and to spend later, but do ...
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When can I access the friends list in Mario Kart Tour?

I've been playing Mario Kart tour, and got a notification that someone sent me a friend request! But when I try to check my friends list I get the message "Unlocked when ranking is available." I ...
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How do I get more rubies?

This being a f2p game, I know I can get more rubies with real world money, but is there a way to get any more in the game without paying money?