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  • Racing, Go-Kart Racing
  • Rare
  • Nintendo
  • Everyone
  • November 21, 1997



At the begining of the race get your speed at the begining, and drive infront of the pig and he'll kick you in to a BIG lead.

Arial Tricks

While flying, point the control stick left or right, and press R twice, holding it the scond time. This will perform a Barrel Roll. To fly upside-down, point the control stick up or down and press R twice, holding it while you fly upside-down!

Get The First Time Trial Key

Turn on the time trial and go to Antient Lake and right after the first balloons there is a ramp to the right of those balloons and that is where the key is.

Sharp Turns In A Plane

When flying in a plane, hold R to make sharp turns while you're turning. This also creates smoke behind your character.

Lock On

When you have two red ballons hold (Z), then let go when some one comes by.


When turning, hold B, A, and R to do a 2-wheeler.

Sharp Turn

Hold B while turning to make a sharp turn to help you on corners.

Play As T.T.

After selecting a character, choose "Tracks" and turn time trials on. Then, beat one of the following times with the default vehicle used in Adventure mode on that track. Example, Hot Top Volcano, use the plane, not the hovercraft. Beat the required time, and you will race T.T.'s ghost. Beat his ghost time (which is "Time To Beat") on every track and he will become a selectable character.

Track		Required Time	Time To Beat

Ancient Lakes	1:07.00		1:01.28
Fossil Canyon 	1:37.00		1:30.18
Jungle Falls1:	08.00		1:02.50
Hot Top Volcano	1:35.00		1:30.71
Everfrost Peak	1:53.00		1:48.00
Walrus Cove		2:10.00		2:06.28
Snowball Valley	1:13.00		1:06.41
Frosty Village	1:44.00		1:39.40
Whale Bay		1:19.00		1:13.11
Crescent Island	1:39.00		1:33.16
Pirate Lagoon	1:34.00		1:28.56
Treasure Caves	1:10.00		1:05.63
Windmill Plains	2:22.00		2:13.13
Greenwood Village	1:46.00		1:40.61
Boulder Canyon	2:11.00		2:02.35
Haunted Woods	1:22.00		1:09.51
Spacedust Alley	2:12.00		2:06.16
Darkmoon Carverns	2:20.00		2:12.05
Spaceport Alpha 	2:16.00		2:09.03
Star City		2:07.00		2:01.45

Jump Into The Water

First, make sure you are driving a hover craft. Go into the wooden tunnel and make a left. Go really fast an jump on the ledge (Pressing the R button.) At first you will be grinding on the ledge, but keep pressing the R button and you will jump into the water!

How To Free Drumstick From Wizpigs Spell

After you win all the trophy races up to Dragon Forest, go back to Taj's Meadow and look for a frog with a rooster's comb on his head. Roll over the frog to change him back to Drumstick. Drumstick can now be chosen as a character.

Second Adventure

Enable the "Space World" code. Then, beat Wizpig on this world. An "Adventure 2" option will now be available. This adventure involves collecting platinum balloons on reversed tracks.

Space World

Collect all the trophies and amulets, then locate the sign by the lighthouse. Approach the sign and honk your horn. The lighthouse will turn into a rocket and launch into space, allowing access to the bonus fifth world.

Quick Start

At the moment the race commentator says "Get Ready" and those words fade from the screen, press A.



When in Adventure push Up/Down on joystick and then push "R" 2 times.

Lock-Up Display

For an EPC Lock-Up Display, type in EPC. It allows you to change camera angles, and a couple of other things.

All Balloons Are Green


Two Player Adventure

Enter this code through the "Magic Codes" selection on the options screen - "JOINTVENTURE"

Cheat Codes

Enter one of the following codes through the "Magic Codes" selection on the 
options screen. Enter the code again to disable the cheat effect. Note: The cheat 
codes can not be saved and must be entered with each game session. 
Additionally, some codes will only work in Tracks mode and have no effect in 
Adventure mode. 

Code			What It Does

OPPOSITESATTRACT		All balloons are rainbow
TOXICOFFENDER		All balloons are green
BODYARMOR		All balloons are yellow
BOMBSAWAY		All balloons are red
ROCKETFUEL		All balloons are blue
BOGUSBANANAS		Bananas slow race
VITAMINB			Infinite bananas
FREEFRUIT			Start with 10 bananas
NOYELLOWSTUFF		No bananas in multiplayer mode
BYEBYEBALLOONS		No CPU player weapons
JOINTVENTURE		Two-player adventure mode
ARNOLD			Large racers
TEENYWEENIES		Small racers
DOUBLEVISION		Race against same character
BLABBERMOUTH		Alternate horn
FREEFORALL		Level three items
JUKEBOX			Music test [Note 1]
OFFROAD			No slow down [Note 2]
WHODIDTHIS		View credits

Note 1: A music test option will be available on the "Audio Options" menu.

Note 2: To drive at full speed, leave the track

How To Choose The Same Character As Opponent.

Put "doublevision" on in the magic codes screen.

Free Gold Balloon

On The "Magic Codes" screen, enter EOLAOBFENRLONE as a code. You will ge a free Gold Balloon. Note: This code only works on the Adventure mode.

Start With 10 Bananas

Free Fruit

Big Characters


Bananas Reduce Speed


Small Characters


All Blue Balloons


All Yellow Balloons



Play As Drumstick

Collect all of the trophies and amulets. Move to the central area, with the red spot that leads to all other zones. Then, run over the frog that has a red bird perched on its head to access Drumstick.

Unlock Drumstick

Choose your player, and go to Adventure. When see a frog with something red on it's head. Run that frog over, and Drumstick will appear in the air. That Means he's unlocked

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