The unique Mario Kart isn’t the simplest recreation within the sequence, particularly if you happen to weren’t raised on its Mode 7-induced peculiarities, however that’s a relative factor. It’s superb, it’s nonetheless straightforward to take a look at, it’s straightforward to play, that’s why they’re nonetheless promoting trillions of copies of Mario Kart video games to at the present time.
However ah, what if you happen to modified a single factor about it. What if you happen to saved the whole lot else the identical however swapped out the highest display’s behind-the-driver viewpoint for…a succession of static digital camera angles, ala the outdated Resident Evil video games.
It appears like this, and it appears like hell.
This was made by SNES (and Mario Kart particularly) hacker MrL314, and my absolute favorite factor about it isn’t the jarring horror of the angles themselves, however the truth that zero concessions have been made to point out the place the participant is. You simply gotta do not forget that you’re (on this case) Mario and hope for the perfect (which explains why the AI drivers are so calm about this whereas in each recent minimize you possibly can see Mario hilariously sliding round like this was an ice observe).
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