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Super Mario Kart 9 13.85%
Mario Kart 64 5 7.69%
Mario Kart: Super Circuit 0 0%
Mario Kart: Double Dash! 6 9.23%
Mario Kart DS 7 10.77%
Mario Kart Wii 3 4.62%
Mario Kart 7 1 1.54%
Mario Kart 8 2 3.08%
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 32 49.23%
One of the arcade/mobile games. 0 0%
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Old 01-09-2019, 10:55 PM
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I guess we are being more Pacific now, so here's something:

In Mario Kart Bowser/DK had my best times on all the tracks, usually by a large margin.
In Mario Kart DS, Bowser was feeling sluggish so I tried having him, Toad, Yoshi, and Princess go nuts on four tracks in Time Trail mode (pretty sure they were driving their go-kart-karts), and their best times were all within a second (except for Choco Island 2, Yoshi scored a first place knockout at 1:08, Bowser was last at 1:15).

Some day I would love to test out other Mario Kart games and see how homogenized they made the entire cast.
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Old 01-09-2019, 11:48 PM
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Mario Kart 8 has actually a lot of variety in how any given player controls, but also a lot of it comes down to specific choice of karts, tires, and gliders.
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Old 01-10-2019, 06:23 AM
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Weird thing about MK Wii was the washed out colors. Just compare the tracks brought over from DD and it's so desaturated..
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Old 01-10-2019, 06:31 AM
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It is Double Dash. 2v2 co-op is the most fun I've had with the series.
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Old 01-10-2019, 07:41 AM
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It is Double Dash. 2v2v2v2 co-op on networked gamecubes on a giant split-screen TV is the most fun I've had with the series.
(I still voted for 64 tho)
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Old 01-11-2019, 07:45 AM
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8/Delux is the one I've spent the most time on at this point and my wife likes it too.
64 would be the one i've played next most and was the other i almost voted for.

never owned a gamecube so i've never really sat down with DD much.
I spent a lot of time on MKWii. I had fun, but I wouldn't say it was my favorite.
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Old 01-11-2019, 08:06 AM
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Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing and Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed.

Oh, you mean actual Mario Kart games?

Mario Kart DS had ROB, but that aside? 8 comes the closest to the greatness that is ASR.

Haven't played MK8 Deluxe, though I have it. Is it really any different?
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Old 01-11-2019, 08:11 AM
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The second item slot helps a lot with defense when you're in the lead.

Also Battle Mode is good again.

That's about it.
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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed.
This game is legit better than at least half of the Mario Kart series.
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The original Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing on DS is better than MKDS, too. Mostly because it doesn't cramp my hand up to try to optimize drifting.
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I don't like to play Mario Kart very much so I voted for the one with the best music.
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I don't like to play Mario Kart very much so I voted for the one with the best music.
Electrodome?
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Electrodome?
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the one with the best soundtrack.
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This game is legit better than at least half of the Mario Kart series.
Damn right, at least. It wasn't until Mario Kart 8 that I felt Nintendo's was comparable.

Still holding out for BC on Xbox One, even though I have itvon Steam as well.
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This game is legit better than at least half of the Mario Kart series.
Truth. Only major changes I'd make are releasing the game on a (console) platform that can run it at a solid 60 frames and having better guidance as to exactly which way you're supposed to go on any given track.
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Old 01-12-2019, 02:46 PM
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Mario Kart Wii - played the heck out of this when it came out and loved the online.

I don't know why, but MK 8 hasn't held my interest in the long term.
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My heart will always belong to the original, but if I'm honest MKDS is in the sweet spot between retro-minimalism and quality of life features. Even if it does have blue shells. Plus it's bullshit that CPU Mario and Luigi can just turn invincible whenever they want in original MK.
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Speaking of the original, how's Battle Mode in MK8 Deluxe? I haven't really liked it since the original.
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Old 01-13-2019, 12:53 AM
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While the series has progressed quite a lot I'll always have a soft spot for the original. It was one of the first games I got for my SNES back in the day and I have many fond memories of playing that game with family during the holidays.
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