Variety Pack

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WARNING!
Mission Mode was an unfinished mode found in the game's code. However, due to the fact that it was replaced with competitions some time in development, any time you finish a mission it will upload the time to the Wiimmfi servers. All evidence points to rocket start missions causing this issue, which in Variety Pack's case is mission 1-1. Please do NOT play Mission Mode on a license that you use to do Wiimmfi competitions; otherwise, you will be banned.
Watch out for items in your My Stuff folder (if it's enabled), as Variety Pack does feature modified menus, text and Common.szs. If you find anything in your My Stuff folder that may disrupt gameplay and other things, remove the files or disable My Stuff entirely.
Variety Pack
Cover:
VarietyPack v1.png
Authors: Tombwarrior, Bladestorm227, Skipper93653, MrFib, Diamond, JαmεςH, AlphaFlame, Bear
Type: Riivolution, ISO Patcher
Tracks: 128
Battle: Freezes
Version: v1.41
Date of Latest Version: 2019-05-05
Download:
Discord Server: Official MKW Variety Pack Server

Overview

The Variety Pack is a custom track distribution founded by Tombwarrior and is developed by Bladestorm227, Skipper93653, MrFib, Diamond, JαmεςH, AlphaFlame, and Bear. It features 128 custom tracks (32 in the demo and Variety Pack Lite), ranging from difficult to "meme"-like, to even some that are in CTGP Revolution (hence the name "variety"). The Great Role Reversal is present in all modes except Mission Mode.

Chaotic Mode

In v1.0 – v1.2, Chaotic Mode (previously known as Frantic Mode prior to v1.4) was introduced as a new mode that uses the ItemSlotTable.slt in every track's SZS file from Electric Shredder. This means that you can get any item in any position, but powerful items have a higher chance of appearing.

From v1.21 onward, Chaotic Mode got reworked so that it uses ItemSlot.bin in the Common.szs file. However, the chances of getting any item is completely equal. Thunder Clouds were removed entirely and you can no longer get the POW Block in 1st place, making it slightly more balanced.

Blue Shell Showdown

Introduced in v1.3, a new mode called Blue Shell Showdown was added, which heavily increases the probability of Blue Shells being received from the item roulette, while every other item has been revoked of its probability or have been made for the lower positions only. The ItemSlot.bin file has been modified to give 1st place dodge items (such as Mushrooms or Stars), which have obviously been balanced depending on their power. Like in normal gameplay, Blue Shells will only appear after 30 seconds into the race.

Although it was fixed in v1.31, there was previously a side effect in this mode that caused objects on certain custom tracks to turn invisible, but still keeping their collision.

Track Request

If you would like to suggest a new track for v2.0, head to the track wishlist and add the track you would like to see, in v2.0, to the list.

If you want an existing track to be removed for v2.0, head to the removed tracks list and add the track to be removed.

Media

Before You Race – Important Information for VP
The Great Role Reversal Showcase
Chaotic Mode Online

Direct Archives

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Update Showcase Videos (v1.1 – v1.3)

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200cc Frantic Cups 1-11 Showcase Videos (v1.0 – v1.31)

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Mission Mode Showcase Videos

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Tournament History

On February 9th, 2019, the first Variety Pack free-for-all was held and streamed on both YouTube and Twitch. The winner was Skipper93653, who won a Steam copy of Golf It!. Stream highlights of Bladestorm227's perspective can be found on YouTube.

Tracklist

Demo Tracklist

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Other Tracklists

Tracklists for v1.0, v1.1, v1.2, v1.3, and v1.4 can be found here, here, here, here, and here.

Version History

Current Version

Version Date of release Information
v1.41 (ISO/WBFS Patcher) 2019-05-05 This update ends the Easter event:
  • Changed Variety Pack's UI back to normal.
  • Luigi and Waluigi return, with their buffs removed.
  • Updated tracks.
  • Modified cup icons.

Future Versions

Version Date of release Information
v2.0 2020-??-??
  • Transition to LE-CODE.
  • Added 136+ track slots.
  • Removed and updated tracks.
  • Added Countdown with region 596.
  • Added Item Rain with region 609.
  • Added Double Frame Rate with region 610.
  • Added Bob-omb Blast with region 611.
  • Added a new mode.
  • Reworked Mission Mode.
  • Reworked kartParam.bin.
  • Reworked item probabilities for the regular mode.
  • Changed the regions for Normal, Chaotic and Blue Shell Showdown modes to 607, 608 and 612 respectively.

Previous Versions

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By the same author: Tombwarrior72

Texture Hacks:
Nathaniel Bandy's FarmAli-A's CapeMashi CastlePucci RoadJake Paul's CastleNinja CircuitRip MayroSMM

Distributions:
Variety PackTomB's CT Pack

By the same author: Bladestorm227

Custom Tracks:
Unnamed Town

Retro Tracks:
3DS Rainbow Road

Remakes:
Dry CoastAncient RuinsFishdom Island

Track Edits
Spike Circuit

Distributions:
ZPL Kart Wii BetaVariety PackReversed Racing Pack

Planned Tracks/Remakes:
Unnamed TownN64 Yoshi ValleyMushroom CreekDry CoastAncient Ruins

By the same author: JαmεςH
By the same author: AlphaFlame

Custom Track Distributions:
Alpha's Track Mix

Collaborations and Contributions (Custom Track Distributions):
Variety PackCustom Kart WiiLegacy Kart Wii

Custom Track Updates:
Festival TrackDelfino VillageBlue Sky BeachMoo Moo IslandBlue Mushroom Sky

Custom Tracks:
Crunk Cheetos CircuitYoshi's Island

Custom Characters:
Lapiz YoshiFunky Kong on Magikruiser

April Fools' Releases:
Tropical Manege

By the same author: Bear

Distributions:
Bear Kart WiiVariety Pack

Custom Tracks:
Cheddar CavesSaltwater LakeSaltwater SwampSparkling Cavern

Remakes:
Seasonal CircuitWater Village

Ports:
SNES Donut Plains 3SNES Rainbow Road

In Progress:
Greenwood Heights