''Monster Truck Madness'' is a monster truck racing PC game developed by Terminal Reality and published by Microsoft, in 1996. A sequel, ''Monster Truck Madness 2'', was released in 1998.


!!The ''Monster Truck Madness'' series as a whole contains the following tropes:
* AnnouncerChatter: 'Army' Armstrong, who narrates everything from trucks jockeying for position to spectacular crashes to insane jumps. His narration often crosses into LargeHamAnnouncer territory:
** ''(Truck goes off-track or crashes through barrier)'' '''GRAVE DIGGER''' ''is looking for a detour!''
** ''(Player truck starts leaning on two wheels)'' '''''Lean''''' into it!
** ''(Truck starts driving on water)'' '''MONSTER PATROL''' is ''walkin' on water!''
* BrandX: [[AvertedTrope Averted]]. All the major real-life monster trucks from the late '90s are here and drivable by both players and the AI.
* ConvectionSchmonvection: The only thing driving across magma fields or the lava-filled insides of a volcano does to your truck is slow it down like it was on dirt.
* GameMod: A wide variety of user-made maps and trucks exist for both games.
* MadLibsDialogue: 'Army' Armstrong's dialogue is this whenever he talks about any of the game's monster trucks.
-->''''Army' Armstrong''': [Monster Truck 1] is doing '''''it in the air'''''!
* RacingGame: With monster trucks.

!!The orignal ''Monster Truck Madness'' contains the following tropes:
* AluminumChristmasTrees: Yes, [[http://youtu.be/PqLbNTptasw?t=20s monster trucks really can drive on water]]. No, you can't take a stock monster truck, [[DontTryThisAtHome drive it into a lake]], and have it float.
* BonusMaterial: The on-line manual (read: electronic offline help system) comes with interviews with actual monster truck drivers and engineers, footage from monster truck rallies, and a video of a modified Bigfoot monster truck [[AluminumChristmasTrees driving on water]]. It also contains, among other non-game-related items, a history of the Bigfoot monster truck and stats on all the monster trucks featured in the game.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The only game in the series to have events which actually resemble your typical monster truck rally and allow monster trucks to [[RunningGag drive on water]].

!!''Monster Truck Madness 2'' contains the following tropes:
* [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/Mayincatec Mayincatec]]: The "Excavation" circuit.
* OldSaveBonus: If you own the original ''Monster Truck Madness'', the sequel will let you import and play the original tracks.
* SecretLevel: [[{{Hell}} The Pit]], only accessible by finding the hidden entrance on one of the regular tracks.
* ProductPlacement: For Wrestling/{{WCW}}. Aside from adding WCW-themed monster trucks to the existing roster, several WCW-themed, multiplayer-only track types were added.
* RecycledINSPACE: The game's new multiplayer-only tracks all boil down to the concept of professional wrestling WITH MONSTER TRUCKS!