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A Multi-Level Mario Kart Race Track Is Opening

by : Francesca Donovan on : 17 Aug 2017 18:21
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Hey, kids and overgrown kids! Mad for Mario Kart? We’ve found a cure for your numb thumbs and bums!

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There’s a real life Mario Kart style race track in America – and it’s multilevel.

The 1,200 ft Branson Tracks design spans four levels and has plenty of room for power drifts and throwing barrels – although the rules don’t actually specify whether Dick Dastardly-style racing is allowed on track.

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It’s called the Heavy Metal High Rise and is – obviously – rock and roll themed, which if you ask me is a huge oversight.

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Built with a dizzying 4-story spiral climb, 3-tiered down slope, and featuring stage style lights – it’s as close to riding the Rainbow Road and seeing the sparkles of Princess Peach’s tiara as you can get without going all Tron.

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The track is located in a family-friendly theme park in Missouri.

It has proved so popular they’re going to build another track beside Niagra Falls which opens in spring 2018.

Branson Tracks

Yoshi costumes and *woohoo* sound effects optional.

Start saving your banana peels, immediately.

Francesca Donovan

A former emo kid who talks too much about 8Chan meme culture, the Kardashian Klan, and how her smartphone is probably killing her. Francesca is a Cardiff University Journalism Masters grad who has done words for BBC, ELLE, The Debrief, DAZED, an art magazine you've never heard of and a feminist zine which never went to print.

Topics: Gaming

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