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* SecondPlaceIsForLosers: Aside from not winning the host's vehicle, reaching the second place podium has your character clearly angered although he or she raised the cup triumphantly at the end.


''LEGO Racers'' consists of games with, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin as the title suggests]], {{LEGO}} people in {{LEGO}} cars racing each other.

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''LEGO Racers'' consists of games with, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin as the title suggests]], {{LEGO}} Franchise/{{LEGO}} people in {{LEGO}} Franchise/{{LEGO}} cars racing each other.


** The Knightmare-Athon and Pirate Skull Pass short-cuts were removed completely, but hacks of the map data show there are still power-ups intact from where they used to be.

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** The Knightmare-Athon and Pirate Skull Pass short-cuts were removed completely, but hacks of the map data show there are still power-ups intact from where they used to be. Heck in the PS1 version the unreachable red brick above the castle for the first Knightmare-Athon shortcut can actually be easily seen while racing due to the castle lacking towers on its roof. While on the PC and N64 the brick is hidden behind the tower so you have to drive out of your way and into the right spot in order to see the unreachable brick.


* ClassicCheatCode: The first game has a whole slew of cheat codes that are solely meant for messing around, such as turning all the power-ups to one time, having them always maxed out, making parts of the cars invisible (such as the wheels, chassis, or driver), and a fast-forward mode. They only work in Single Races and [[NoFairCheating are not activated if you play Time Trial or Circuit Mode]]. The second game also has a few, though not to the same degree as the first, as the only ones that exist are playing as Martians and a wide-angle view.

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* ClassicCheatCode: The first game has a whole slew of cheat codes that are solely meant for messing around, such as turning all the power-ups to one time, type, having them always maxed out, making parts of the cars invisible (such as the wheels, chassis, or driver), and a fast-forward mode. They only work in Single Races and [[NoFairCheating are not activated if you play Time Trial or Circuit Mode]]. The second game also has a few, though not to the same degree as the first, as the only ones that exist are playing as Martians and a wide-angle view.


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* EvolvingTitleScreen: In the first game, the main menu will show the champion of the next circuit pointing at the circuit option, seemingly trying to coax you into challenging them.


* SaveGameLimits: The N64 version required half a Memory Pak to store your data [[note]]The game requires a whopping ''62 pages'' to save your progress. A standard Nintendo brand Memory Pak only has 123 pages, so there's just barely not enough room to hold two save files as it leaves you with 61 left. Third party Paks can hold much more to remedy it, but that's still an insane amount[[/note]]. Otherwise, it was literally impossible to save your game.

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* SaveGameLimits: The N64 version required half a Memory Pak to store your data [[note]]The game requires a whopping ''62 pages'' to save your progress. A standard Nintendo brand Memory Pak only has 123 pages, so there's just barely not enough room to hold two save files as it leaves you with 61 left. Third party Paks can hold much more to remedy it, but that's still an insane amount[[/note]].amount. It is also worth stating a game taking a heavy amount of pages is nothing out of the ordinary if the saving is a tangential part of the experience and not the main data you care about (for example, ghost data in ''Mario Kart 64'' takes 121 pages), but it's not very excusable when it's mandatory and it has that high of a space requirement[[/note]]. Otherwise, it was literally impossible to save your game.


* SaveGameLimits: The N64 version required a nearly-empty Memory Pak to store your data. Otherwise, it was literally impossible to save your game.

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* SaveGameLimits: The N64 version required half a nearly-empty Memory Pak to store your data.data [[note]]The game requires a whopping ''62 pages'' to save your progress. A standard Nintendo brand Memory Pak only has 123 pages, so there's just barely not enough room to hold two save files as it leaves you with 61 left. Third party Paks can hold much more to remedy it, but that's still an insane amount[[/note]]. Otherwise, it was literally impossible to save your game.


* InterfaceScrew: When the yellow brick is fully charged up, it'll summon a "Mummy's Curse" that will cause this. To be specific, it reverses steering while it's active, while also severely lowering your top speed.

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* InterfaceScrew: When the yellow brick is fully charged up, it'll summon a "Mummy's Curse" that will cause this. To be specific, it reverses steering while it's active, while also severely lowering your top speed.speed by pulsing your brakes (if you're stopped while the curse is active, the car will actually go in reverse).


* DubNameChange: This happens in ''LEGO Racers'' due to the [[IHaveManyNames confusing naming issue]] of two LEGOAdventurers villains. In the American version, the boss of Circuit 5 is named Baron von Barron, and one of the racers in Circuits 3 and 6 is named Sam Sinister. In the European translation, the boss of Circuit 5 is named Mr. Hates, and the racer in Circuits 3 and 6 is named Slyboots.

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* DubNameChange: This happens in ''LEGO Racers'' due to the [[IHaveManyNames confusing naming issue]] of two LEGOAdventurers Toys/LEGOAdventurers villains. In the American version, the boss of Circuit 5 is named Baron von Barron, and one of the racers in Circuits 3 and 6 is named Sam Sinister. In the European translation, the boss of Circuit 5 is named Mr. Hates, and the racer in Circuits 3 and 6 is named Slyboots.

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* FakeLongevity: The first game completely recycles all of the first three circuits for circuits 4 through 6, only with new bosses, the tracks in reverse order from their counterparts, and with all the courses mirrored.


** [[RobotGirl Gypsy]] [[AcePilot Moth]] is just plain-out faster than you [[note]] [[MyRulesAreNotYourRules Yes, even if you're using Rocket Racer's car set]] [[/note]]. You ''can't'' keep up with her without turbo powerups, or using other powerups to slow her down. Other bosses may have this, but with them, skilful driving can keep up. Against Gypsy, even that's not enough.

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** [[RobotGirl Gypsy]] [[AcePilot Moth]] Gypsy Moth is just plain-out faster than you [[note]] [[MyRulesAreNotYourRules Yes, even if you're using Rocket Racer's car set]] [[/note]]. You ''can't'' keep up with her without turbo powerups, or using other powerups to slow her down. Other bosses may have this, but with them, skilful driving can keep up. Against Gypsy, even that's not enough.


* InterfaceScrew: When the yellow brick is fully charged up, it'll lay down a "Mummy's Curse" that will cause this. To be specific, it reverses steering while it's active (although thankfully not acceleration).]] [[note]] Still plenty enough to screw you over if you're not prepared, to say nothing of the fact that it also severely lowers your top speed.[[/note]]

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* InterfaceScrew: When the yellow brick is fully charged up, it'll lay down summon a "Mummy's Curse" that will cause this. To be specific, it reverses steering while it's active (although thankfully not acceleration).]] [[note]] Still plenty enough to screw you over if you're not prepared, to say nothing of the fact that it active, while also severely lowers lowering your top speed.[[/note]]


* FlyingSaucer: Alien Rally Asteroid. It will get you if you don't use a blue brick.

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* FlyingSaucer: Three are present on Alien Rally Asteroid. It The first will get likely drag you violently backwards, costing you significant distance, if you don't use a blue brick.or green brick. The other two are scenery.


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* DrivingGameDrivingGame: Of the KartRacer variety.



* InterfaceScrew: When the yellow brick is fully charged up, it'll lay down a "Mummy's Curse" that will cause this.

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* InterfaceScrew: When the yellow brick is fully charged up, it'll lay down a "Mummy's Curse" that will cause this. To be specific, it reverses steering while it's active (although thankfully not acceleration).]] [[note]] Still plenty enough to screw you over if you're not prepared, to say nothing of the fact that it also severely lowers your top speed.[[/note]]

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** May or may not be a [[SubvertedTrope Subversion]], as [[GuideDangIt turbo powerups also let you ignore friction while they're active]], and if you watch carefully, this ''is'' what she's doing (at least sometimes). [[DoubleSubversion However, this doesn't change the fact that some circuit racers are just plain-out faster than you.]]


** [[RobotGirl Gypsy]] [[AcePilot Moth]] is just plain-out faster than you [[note]] [[MyRulesAreNotYourRules Yes, even if you're using Rocket Racer's car set]]. You ''can't'' keep up with her without turbo powerups, or using other powerups to slow her down. Other bosses may have this, but with them, skilful driving can keep up. Against Gypsy, even that's not enough.

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** [[RobotGirl Gypsy]] [[AcePilot Moth]] is just plain-out faster than you [[note]] [[MyRulesAreNotYourRules Yes, even if you're using Rocket Racer's car set]].set]] [[/note]]. You ''can't'' keep up with her without turbo powerups, or using other powerups to slow her down. Other bosses may have this, but with them, skilful driving can keep up. Against Gypsy, even that's not enough.

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