Custom Track Distribution

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Introduction

A Custom Track Distribution is a collection of Custom Tracks, typically replacing the original 32 Mario Kart Wii courses with different, user-created tracks. Custom Track Distributions may also change other aspects of the game, such as menu colors, icons, in-game text, and fonts. Some distributions only include Texture Hacks or Custom Characters, or may add them in addition to Custom Tracks.

It is important that all users playing Custom Tracks together use the same distribution so that they all have the same set of tracks. Unless you are using a Custom Track Distribution with its own Online Region for Custom Tracks Worldwide (see Used Online Regions below) you should not play Worldwides online because you will be playing against players using normal Mario Kart Wii tracks. You should only play against other players using friend codes who are using the same distribution.

If this is your first time downloading a Custom Track Distribution, CTGP Revolution is recommended. It is the most popular distribution, including more than 100 tracks (most are limited to 32) and the Custom Tracks Worldwide feature, enabling random online play without the use of friend codes.

If you just want to play some of the newest tracks with some friends, it is not necessary to create a new distribution. Instead, you can use the "My Stuff" Folder feature to add tracks that will replace the default Mario Kart Wii Tracks. As long as you and your friends replace the same tracks (for example, all of you replace GCN Mario Circuit with the same track) you can play the new tracks online using friend codes.



Distribution Lists

Please read the Rules before changing any of the tables!

Current Distributions

Distribution Type Release Last
Update
Status Author
Spade's Custom Track Pack Riivolution 2014-6-20 2014 released User:Ugotowned35000vr
Mario Kart: Double Dash!! Wii Riivolution 2014-05-29 2014-06-28 released Horsti12, ABR Speed, George35000vr, Super-Mario68, Basti1337ii, ShadowLuigi-NG-
Pro CT Pack Riivolution 2014-05-26 2014-08-27 released Huili, AC
Mario Kart Adventures ISO Patcher 2014-05-24 2014-05-24 released Helix
Wiimms Mario Kart Fun 2014-04 ISO Patcher &
Riivolution Generator
2014-04-19 2014-07-05 released Wiimm
Wiimms Mario Kart Retro 2014-02 ISO Patcher &
Riivolution Generator
2014-02-23 2014-07-05 released Wiimm
Wine's CT Pack Riivolution 2014-01-28 2014-08-02 released Wine, Keiichi1996, Kyt
CTGP Revolution 1.03 Homebrew Application 2014-01-12 2014-08-05 released MrBean35000vr & Chadderz
Wiimms Mario Kart Fun 2014-01 ISO Patcher &
Riivolution Generator
2014-01-10 2014-07-05 released Wiimm
Wiimms Mario Kart Fun 2013-10 ISO Patcher &
Riivolution Generator
2013-10-24 2013-11-02 released Wiimm
SpyKid's CT Pack Riivolution 2013-10-02 2014-03-22 released SpyKid
Wiimms Mario Kart Fun 2013-09 ISO Patcher &
Riivolution Generator
2013-09-06 released Wiimm
Super Mario Kart Wii Riivolution 2013-08-08 released Horsti12, AB ®★ςやモモD and many others
Cam, Tom and Troy's CTGP Pack Riivolution 2013-07-25 2013-08-12 released Cam, Tom, Troy, Torran, RemyInTheSky, MrBean35000vr
Mario Kart 64 Wii Riivolution 2013-07-16 2014 released Miky Jacksanne
HD's Retro Pack Riivolution 2013-10-27 2014-10-07 released Rookie, King Decimator, Speed Demon
Glitch Kart Wii Riivolution 2013-06-23 released Rukasudo90

Old and Outdated Distributions

Table with old and outdated Distributions


Announced Distributions

Distribution Type Announced
at
Announced
for
Status Author
Mario Kart SNES & N64 Edition ISO Patcher 2014-09-22 last update in 2014-09 EvilM4ster
Speed Kart Wii Riivolution 2014-09-05 2014/2015 last update in 2014-09 AC, Horsti12, George35000vr
MKW Hack Pack Riivolution & ISO Patcher 2014-06-17 2014/2015 last update in 2014-09 Huili
Mario Kart 6 Riivolution 2014-07-17 2014-12-15 last update in 2014-08 Super-Mario68
Wiimms Mario Kart Fun 2014-11 ISO Patcher &
Riivolution Generator
2014-10-18 2014-11 last update in 2014-10 Wiimm
Soarin's CT Pack X Riivolution & ISO Patcher 2014-01-28 2014 last update in 2014-02 Soarin MKWII
MKWLH1000's Custom Track Pack Riivolution 2013-09-23 2013-12 last update in 2013-09 MKWLH1000
Custom Track Kart Wii Riivolution 2014-03-04 2014/15 last update in 2014 MkwHackerLol
Mario Kart 64 Wii Riivolution & ISO Patcher 2013-06-16 2014 last update in 2014-02 Horsti12, ABR Speed, George35000vr, Super-Mario68, Basti1337ii, ShadowLuigi-NG-
Kaizo Kart Wii Riivolution 2013-01 last update in 2013-09 Many people
Mario Kart Extra ISO Patcher 2013-01 last update in 2013-07 Rosalina35000vr
Medal Kart 64 Riivolution 2014 last update in 2014-02 Miles5x5
Mario Kart QZW ISO Patcher 2013-05-07 Late 2014-Early 2015 last update in 2014-06 KeiroStarr

Cancelled Distributions

Table with cancelled Distributions


Used Game IDs

Some track collections are distributed as ISO Patcher. This will enable the users to have standalone ISOs and will support USB Loaders. USB Loaders select games by the ID6. Therefore it is wise for all ISO distributions use a different ID6. To play online, the ID4 (first 4 characters of the ID6) must be RMCP (PAL), RMCE (USA), RMCJ (Japan) or RMCK (Korea). The other 2 characters can be used to distinguish between the ISOs. Usually digits (0-9) and capitals (A-Z) are used. So there are 36*36=1296 possible IDs, more than enough.

The following table shows all used IDs to avoid conflicts.

Used ID by CT Distributions
ID Date Distribution Comment
RMCx01 2008-04-11 Nintendo's Mario Kart Wii Official release by Nintendo.
Wiimms Mario Kart Fun distributions
RMCx02 2010-02-14 Wiimms Mario Kart Fun 2010-02 First private distribution of Jillian and Wiimm.
RMCx03 2010-10-21 Wiimms Mario Kart Fun 2010-10 Second private distribution by Wiimm
RMCx04
RMCx05
2010-12-01 Wiimms Mario Kart Fun 2010-12/private Third private distribution by Wiimm with 64 tracks and 2 discs.
RMCx06–25 2010–2014 Wiimms Mario Kart Fun Released and planned public distributions by Wiimm
RMCx26–59 Wiimms Mario Kart Fun Reserved for future distributions of Wiimm.
CTGP Revolution IDs
CTGx01 2011-11 CTGP Revolution Initial CTGP Revolution release.
Test IDs
RMCxT* reserved (T=Test) This 36 IDs (T0–T9 + TA–TZ) are reserved for short live and test distributions. Everyone can use it and they will never conflict with other real distributions.

Alternate Savegames

To support alternate savegames the ID4 of TICKET, TMD and BOOT.BIN (but not the ID of the disc header) must be changed. Wiimms distributions (and therefore its ISO Patcher change the first letter R to the non used letter K (like Klone).

Used Online Regions

It is possible to give a distribution a region ID. If playing continental/regional only players with the same region id are matched.

The following table shows all used IDs to avoid conflicts. See the discussion for the temporary Status column. Details about Regions.

Custom Track Regions
Status Region Distribution which use the Custom Region
Worldwide isn't any region, see »Details about Regions«.
0 Nintendo (Japan)
1 Nintendo (North America)
2 Nintendo (Europe)
3 Nintendo (Australia)
4 Nintendo (Taiwan)
5 Nintendo (Korea)
6 Nintendo (China)
7 Reserved by Leseratte
8 CTGP Revolution v1.00.0000
9 CTGP Revolution v1.01.0000
10 CTGP Revolution v1.03's region pool
11 CTGP Revolution v1.02.0003 Alpha
12-20 CTGP Revolution v1.03's region pool
21 CTGP Revolution v1.02.0003 official
22-59 CTGP Revolution v1.03's region pool
60-68 Reserved by ZillaSpaz
69 Reserved by Tock
70–74 5 free regions
75–98 Reserved by Torran
99 Reserved for short-term tests; free for all.
100 Pro CT Pack v1
101 Pro CT Pack
102-126 Used by Wiimms Mario Kart Fun
127-159 Reserved for future versions of Wiimms Mario Kart Fun
160 Reserved for a CT distribution by SpyKid
161 Legend's Awesome CT Pack
162-175 Reserved for future versions of Legend's Awesome CT Pack
176 Reserved by Rukasudo90
177 Reserved for Medal Kart 64
178 Reserved for Diddz Gang CTWW/AltWFC
179-184 5 free regions
185 - 186 SpyKid's CT Pack
187–190 Reserved for future versions of SpyKid's CT Pack
191–195 5 free regions
196 Reserved for a future version of Wine's CT Pack
197-199 Wine's CT Pack
200-202 Reserved for MKW Hack Pack
203 MKW Hack Pack Alpha/Beta Testing
204 Reserved for Spade's Custom Track Pack
205–212 Reserved for Mike15,000vr CT pack beta testing & releases
213-219 6 free regions
220 Reserved by FunkyDude15 for an upcoming distribution
221 Reserved by Isle
222-224 Reserved by Suigetsu for future hacks
225-499 Reserved for future remakes by Horsti12, ABR Speed, George35000vr, Super-Mario68, Basti1337ii, ShadowLuigi-NG-
500-530 Reserved for future hacks by rca42623.
531-550 Reserved for future hacks by Emergamer02.
551-565 Reserved for Pro CT Pack
566–613 47 free regions
614-665 Reserved for Mario Kart 6 and others future hacks by Super-Mario68.
666 Reserved for Mario Kart QZW.
667-687 Reserved for Speed Kart Wii
688-708 Reserved for the Countdown Mode of Speed Kart Wii.
709-800 Reserved by AC.
801–8899 8098 free regions
8900-8999 Reserved by Miles5x5
9000–9999 Reserved for tests by Wiimm to have a large continuous amount of non used regions.
10000 Reserved by Udderdude
10001–65535 55534 free regions