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15th May '17 8:50:33 PM Angeldeb82
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* '''The World Is Your Grand Prix:''' Whoever or ''whatever'' challenged the player character to race makes it from Point A to Point B on whatever map you're already on. Sometimes it's in the HubLevel, but it can occur within a level or dungeon, as well. While your character may be on foot, they may also have a vehicle--either part of their usual arsenal, or provided for them--in order to provide them extra speed. Since most maps tend to be somewhat... ''larger'' than your standard race course, the game will frequently provide some sort of "marker" to keep you on course, usually with penalties if you stray too far. The markers can range from a simple line on the ground to actually making the player ''lose'' if they don't [[PassThroughTheRings pass through every ring.]]

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* '''The World Is Your Grand Prix:''' Whoever or ''whatever'' challenged the player character to race makes it from Point A to Point B on whatever map you're already on. Sometimes it's in the HubLevel, but it can occur within a level or dungeon, as well. While your character may be on foot, they may also have a vehicle--either part of their usual arsenal, or provided for them--in order to provide them extra speed. Since most maps tend to be somewhat... ''larger'' than your standard race course, the game will frequently provide some sort of "marker" to keep you on course, usually with penalties if you stray too far. The markers can range from a simple line on the ground to actually making the player ''lose'' if they don't [[PassThroughTheRings pass through every ring.]]ring]].



* ''VideoGame/MafiaTheCityOfLostHeaven'' has a single level in which the player must cover for a racecar driver the Don has bet on. It's a ScrappyLevel due to the frailty (as in, tip over and you die, no exceptions) and unstable nature (as in, turn around a corner or hit a slight bump at anything but low speed and you will likely tip over) of the car and the difficulty in traversing the track safely while staying ahead of the racers, but, luckily, there's a secret area that allows you to skip the lap and finish it with ease.

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* ''VideoGame/MafiaTheCityOfLostHeaven'' has a single level in which the player must cover for a racecar driver the Don has bet on. It's a ScrappyLevel ThatOneLevel due to the frailty (as in, tip over and you die, no exceptions) and unstable nature (as in, turn around a corner or hit a slight bump at anything but low speed and you will likely tip over) of the car and the difficulty in traversing the track safely while staying ahead of the racers, but, luckily, there's a secret area that allows you to skip the lap and finish it with ease.



* ''[[VideoGame/ModernWarfare Call of Duty 4]]'' had this at the end of the level "Crew Expendable" where the player must escape the sinking ship. Basically, it is a timed race where you follow your allies, but as they inevtably outpace the player audio cues over the radio and general memory of the level already traveled through becomes very important. Even at the end you have to jump into the back of a helicopter but don't worry, "Nobody makes the first jump..."

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* ''[[VideoGame/ModernWarfare Call of Duty 4]]'' had this at the end of the level "Crew Expendable" where the player must escape the sinking ship. Basically, it is a timed race where you follow your allies, but as they inevtably inevitably outpace the player audio cues over the radio and general memory of the level already traveled through becomes very important. Even at the end you have to jump into the back of a helicopter but don't worry, "Nobody makes the first jump..."



** Tiny has two races against a toy car, in a cart just like his. She gets {{Nitro Boost}}s and missles to use against him, and they go for several laps.

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** Tiny has two races against a toy car, in a cart just like his. She gets {{Nitro Boost}}s and missles missiles to use against him, and they go for several laps.



* The second PSX ''DukesOfHazzard''game has a racing mission.
* All ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto GTAs]]'': One with multiple vehicles. One in ''The Ballad of Gay Tony'' requires you to parachute from a helicopter to a boat, race the boat, then switch to a car for the last leg of the race.

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* The second PSX ''DukesOfHazzard''game ''Series/TheDukesOfHazzard''game has a racing mission.
* All ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto GTAs]]'': ''VideoGame/{{G|randTheftAuto}}TAs'': One with multiple vehicles. One in ''The Ballad of Gay Tony'' requires you to parachute from a helicopter to a boat, race the boat, then switch to a car for the last leg of the race.
26th Feb '17 6:58:20 PM PeppermintTwist
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* ''VideoGame/BlenderBros'' has several varieties, all called Cosmo Speeder sections. While the game is normally a 2D platformer, it becomes a VideoGame/SuperMarioKart-esque racer in certain levels, where you must race against the clock to collect keys to disarm a time bomb. You can also access a multiplayer game where you race against other players in the MinigameZone.
24th Jan '17 12:04:54 PM MyFinalEdits
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** ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask Majora's Mask]]'' has one per region except Ikana Canyon. Notably, Link can take advantage of one of his physical forms in each: Deku Scrub in the race ''with'' (not against) the Butler, Goron in the spring race in Snowhead, human with Epona in the horsetrack race in Milk Road, and Zora in the Waterfall Rapids ring race.

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** ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask Majora's Mask]]'' has one per region except Ikana Canyon. Notably, Link can take advantage of one of his physical forms in each: Deku Scrub in the race ''with'' (not against) the Butler, Butler in Deku Palace, Goron in the spring race in Snowhead, human with Epona in the horsetrack race in Milk Road, and Zora in the Waterfall Rapids ring race.race. Downplayed with the Doggy Racetrack in Romani Ranch, as it's the dogs which participate in the race and Link can only bet which one is going to win (he can get reliable hints about the winner by using the Mask of Truth).



* ''LegoIsland'' features races as a variety of its missions, spawning obstacles that make your path very difficult, if not impossible for many routes around the island.

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* ''LegoIsland'' ''VideoGame/LegoIsland'' features races as a variety of its missions, spawning obstacles that make your path very difficult, if not impossible for many routes around the island.
29th Nov '16 12:45:41 PM MrLavisherMoot
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** ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoII'': A mission for the SRS Scientists involves racing a remote-controlled full-size car on a course on their compound, which is otherwise inaccesible.

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** ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoII'': ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto2'': A mission for the SRS Scientists involves racing a remote-controlled full-size car on a course on their compound, which is otherwise inaccesible.inaccessible.
13th Aug '16 9:05:58 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* The Maw Warthog run in ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved'', and the final escape in ''VideoGame/{{Halo 3}}''. Some of the games also have multiplayer races.

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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': The Maw "Maw" Warthog run in ''VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved'', and the final escape in ''VideoGame/{{Halo 3}}''. Some of the games also have multiplayer races.
9th Jul '16 11:39:14 AM nombretomado
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* ''[[Franchise/{{Bionicle}} BIONICLE: Quest for the Toa]]'' has the Great Ussal Race, Ignalu Lava Surfing, and Ngalawa Boat Racing.

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* ''[[Franchise/{{Bionicle}} ''[[VideoGame/{{Bionicle}} BIONICLE: Quest for the Toa]]'' has the Great Ussal Race, Ignalu Lava Surfing, and Ngalawa Boat Racing.
5th Jul '16 3:28:00 PM rcmerod52
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->''But now they must depart\\
In a sequence I call, "Super Mako Kart!"''
-->-- '''{{Music/Brentalfloss}}''', ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'' WithLyrics
14th Jun '16 1:23:05 AM erforce
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* In the UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance version of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry 2'', you can play a racing game with Expresso at Cranky's Cabin, using feathers collected throughout the game to boost his stats.

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* In the UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance version of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry 2'', ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry2DiddysKongQuest'', you can play a racing game with Expresso at Cranky's Cabin, using feathers collected throughout the game to boost his stats.
10th Nov '15 11:18:41 AM morenohijazo
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** ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoII'': A mission for the SRS Scientists involves racing a remote-controlled full-size car on a course on their compound, which is otherwise inaccesible.
3rd Aug '15 9:53:20 AM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* One of the minigames in ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures: Babs' Big Break'' is a racing mini-game, where your character can choose to race against Bookworm (slowest), Sweetie (moderate), or Little Beeper (fastest). [[ButtonMashing tapping the A and B buttons simultaneously repeatedly]] makes your character run. Outracing the opponent will earn you a bonus.
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