N64 Rainbow Road: Lunar Edition

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This article is about BigOto2's port of N64 Rainbow Road. For other versions, see N64 Rainbow Road.
N64 Rainbow Road: Lunar Edition
Author: BigOto2
Version: v1.3
Release date: 2017-09-27
Editors used: 3ds Max 2012, BrawlBox, CTools, GIMP, KMP Modifier, SketchUp, SZS Modifier
Download: MEGA

Overview

N64 Rainbow Road: Lunar Edition is a custom track by BigOto2, and it is also his first retro track. Technically it could be considered a port, however only the road itself and one decorative rainbow ring was truly ported, with some slight modifications in certain places. The textures, background, occasional guard rails, and other decorations are entirely new.

Media

v1.3 with x1.2 speed VS Race (Dolphin)
v1.1 VS Race (CTGP-R v1.03.0030)

Version History

Version Date of release Information
Beta 1 (RC1) 2011-10-29 First release
v1.0 2011-12-19 Second release
v1.0R 2011-12-23 Third release
v1.1 2012-03-12 Fourth release
v1.2 2015-10-14 Update by Wiimm:
  • Start position optimized.
  • Completely new check points following the quadrilateral model to fix all Position Jump Bugs
  • Completely new distributions of the respawn points
  • Optimal heights of enemy and item points
  • 2 versions to limit the race to 1 lap:
    • A classic version with 3 lap counters at the end [1]
    • A second version with the Lap Modifier [2]
v1.21 2016-07-15 Update by 4tbMyles8110mkwii:
v1.3 2017-09-27 Update by Miles5x5:
  • Reimported model to fix any material errors
  • Adjusted shaders
  • Added shiny effect to road
  • Added animations
  • Centered minimap
  • Adjusted start position
  • Restored original thwomp textures
  • Added sticky road
  • 2 versions included in download:
    • 1 lap version with no speed modifications
    • 1 lap version with x1.2 speed

Glitches

  • An unfortunate glitch exists where, like many custom tracks with three "sections" instead of laps, everybody jumps to 1st place on the second "lap". v1.0R/v1.1 fixes this glitch, but has all three laps count at the end, which should be used for online play in CT distributions.
  • In v1.0R, falling off just as you get on lap 3 (by jumping behind the rail) causes you to get stuck in a glitchy respawn underneath the moon. This was caused because the author added a respawn point but forgot that its Y-value was set wrong. Note that jumping off at full speed may not trigger this (the player bumped the rail mid-air and it slowed them down). This is fixed in v1.1 onwards.
v1 Online Race

Custom Track Distributions

This track is part of the following Custom Track Distributions:

Names in Other Languages

Original Name translations are based on N64 Rainbow Road: Lunar Edition. CTGP-R Name translations are based on N64 Rainbow Road Lunar.

Language Original Name CTGP-R Name
Dutch: N64 Regenboogbaan: Kosmos-editie N64 Kosmos-Regenboogbaan
French: N64 Route Arc-en-ciel: Édition Lunaire (NTSC)
N64 Route Arc-en-ciel: Edition Lunaire (PAL)
N64 Route Arc-en-ciel Lunaire
German: N64 Regenbogen-Boulevard: Mond-Edition N64 Mond-Regenbogen-Boulevard
Italian: N64 Pista Arcobaleno: Edizione Lunare N64 Pista Arcobaleno Lunare
Japanese: 64 レインボーロード:ルナーバージョン 64 レインボーロード ルナー
Korean: 64 무지개 로드:음력 버전 64 무지개 로드:음력
Portuguese: N64 Estrada Arco-Íris: Edição Lunar N64 Estrada Arco-Íris Lunar
Russian: N64 Трасса Радуга: Лунное издание N64 Лунная трасса Радуга
Spanish: N64 Senda Arco Iris: Edición Lunar N64 Senda Arco Iris Lunar
Greek: N64 Δ. Ουρ. Τ.: Σεληνιακή Έκδοση N64 Δ. Ουράνιου Τόξου Σελήνης
Polish: N64 Tęczowa Droga: Księżycowa Edycja N64 Księżycowa Droga Tęczowa
Finnish: N64 Sateenkaaritie: Kuuversio N64 Kuusateenkaaritie
Swedish: N64 Regnbågsvägen: Kosmiska Versionen N64 Kosmiska Regnbågsvägen
Czech: N64 Duhová Cesta: Lunární Vydání N64 Duhová Lunární Cesta
Danish: N64 Regnbuevejen: Kosmiskversionen N64 Kosmisk Regnbuevejen
By the same author: BigOto2