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Yes, generally speaking, Mario Kart drivers are broken into 3 main types: Lightweight Peach, Yoshi and Toad - They have the fastest acceleration but the lowest top speed. Toad is slightly lighter than Yoshi or Peach, but the difference is so small it's not really noticeable. Middleweight Mario, Luigi - The only differences between the middleweights and the ...


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Yes, this is called the Rubber Band Effect Generally, what is happening is the A.I is trying to present a challenge to you without seeming completely impossible to beat. When you are driving worse (or if you are a newer player not used to the ins and outs of the game) the A.I. players drive slower. When you pick up your game and start racing faster, the A....


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If there is a tie in the end of a GP, the human player will beat the CPUs. In 2-player GPs, player 1 will beat player 2 if they are tied.


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In mario kart 64, lightweights actually have both the fastest acceleration and highest top speed. Middleweights have the lowest acceleration, and share the same top speed as the heavyweights. The other differences between weight classes are things like speed loss during a turn, handling, and determining who spins out during a collision, which is also the ...


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We just did a lab with MK 64 in my physics class, and our data seemed to indicate that giving the boost just under a second and a half before boosting again yielded the best time consistently.


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TLDR; Right, Left, Right Long version: Depends if you're going for Time Trial or Multiplayer. Without the Shortcut Time Trial - Right, Left, Right because there's no spinies Because this is the Fast Lap, those horrible spinies that occupy the course aren’t too annoying as the driving line used goes comfortably past/through them. The God Standard here ...


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Yes, you can take the shortcut it in every mode without an item. Doing a Mini-Turbo before going onto the ramp helps to increase your speed. Also jumping at the peak of the ramp can help on the slower speeds. Here's a 50cc 1p GP mode example Also you actually don't need the ramp at all to get into the tunnel. Here's an example of that in 150cc 4p VS mode ...


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Yes, it is possible. As shown here.


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If you play alone against a CPU in Mario Kart 64 and tie for time against the CPU, you will be ranked base on if you beat that CPU in the previous race. If you won the previous race you will be ranked above. If you tie for time during the first race you will be rank below the CPU, same goes for two CPU players. If you tie for time in 2 player Grand Prix in ...


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From my personal experience, getting an item sooner in MK64 has a big probability-skewing effect - I've gotten Golden Mushrooms and Lightning while in second place with it, which I'm pretty sure isn't supposed to happen. Back when I played it a lot I actually had the suspision that stopping the roulette early would skip the "what position are you in?" check ...


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