DS Mario Circuit (ZPL)

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This article is about ZPL's port. For other versions, see DS Mario Circuit.
DS Mario Circuit
Author: ZPL
Designer: Nintendo
Version: v6.2
Date of latest version: 2022-04-06
Editors used: BeFunky, BrawlBox, CTools, KMP Cloud, Lorenzi's KMP Editor, Pixlr, SketchUp, Wiimms SZS Tools
WBZ files: ct.wiimm.de
Download: Discord


This is ZPL's fourth port. It previously used the model from Mario Kart DS, but it was then recreated and remodeled later on in development.


  • CTGP Track Testers, for giving advice and feedback.
  • Jasperr, for checking the model and KCL in v3.5, and providing custom textures.
  • Skipper93653, for the item box model from v2.6 – v3.5.
  • _tZ, for the nighttime skybox.


v6.2 VS Race
v3.61 VS Race (Night)
v1.3 VS Race

Version History

v1.0 – v2.6

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v3.0 – v6.2

Version Date of release Information
v3.0 2019-06-19
  • Edited item routes.
  • Downscaled to 105%.
  • Remade course model and shadows.
  • Remade KCL.
  • Revamped model.
v3.5 2019-06-24
  • Added more decoration.
  • Added Piantas and boats.
  • Fixed texture mapping.
  • Changed castle model.
  • Remade course model and KCL.
  • Slightly rotated Goombas.
v3.6 2019-07-25
  • Added a nighttime version.
  • Brightened textures.
  • Edited checkpoints.
  • Fixed outro cameras.
  • Fixed texture mapping.
  • Mirrored start position.
  • Remade course model.
  • Remade item box sets.
  • Removed custom item box model.
  • Removed sound triggers.
v3.61 2019-08-22
  • Tweaked item routes.
  • Tweaked checkpoints.
v4.0 2021-02-07
  • Removed boost panel.
  • Optimized model.
  • Replaced some textures.
  • Remade shadow map and course model.
  • Edited KCL.
  • Remade KMP.
  • Remade skybox.
v4.5 2021-04-06
  • Optimized model.
  • Edited some textures.
  • Remade course model.
  • Edited KCL.
  • Downscaled Piranha Plants.
v4.5.night 2021-04-13 Update by Optllizer:
  • Added nighttime version.
v5.0 2021-05-04
  • Added an alternative version with textures from v3.6.
  • Remodeled ending turns.
  • Remade minimap.
  • Edited KCL and KMP.
v5.0.night 2021-05-09 Update by Optllizer:
  • Added nighttime version.
v5.0.night2 2021-07-09 Update by Optllizer:
  • Added a Goomba.
  • Edited Goomba settings.
v5.1 2021-06-18 Update based on the original texture version:
v6.0 2021-08-15 Remade from scratch.
v6.0.fix 2021-09-01 Update by Wiimm:
  • Added respawn points.
v6.1 2021-11-28
  • Flattened last two turns.
  • Lowered texture sizes.
  • Fixed item routes.
v6.2 2022-04-06
  • Edited KCL.
  • Fixed horizontal walls.
  • Removed some objects.

Custom Track Distributions

This track is part of the following Custom Track Distributions:

By the same author: ZPL

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Variety Pack CircuitPirate StormMushroom LagoonPower Yard

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DS Tick-Tock ClockDS Shroom RidgeWii U Animal Crossing3DS Rainbow Road3DS Bowser's CastleN64 Koopa Troopa BeachGBA Riverside ParkGCN Rainbow Road
SNES Bowser Castle 1GBA Shy Guy BeachSNES Ghost Valley 1SNES Choco Island 1SNES Bowser Castle 33DS Daisy HillsTour Vancouver VelocityGCN Dino Dino Jungle
DS Airship FortressSNES Koopa Beach 1SNES Choco Island 2SNES Vanilla Lake 1SNES Koopa Beach 2SNES Ghost Valley 3SNES Vanilla Lake 2DS Figure-8 Circuit
DS Luigi's MansionDS Waluigi PinballDS Bowser CastleSNES Donut Plains 1 BetaSNES Donut Plains 2 BetaSNES Donut Plains 3 BetaSNES Choco Island 2 Beta
SNES Choco Island 3SNES Vanilla Lake 1 BetaGBA Boo LakeGBA Broken PierGCN Luigi CircuitGCN Baby ParkGCN Mushroom BridgeGBA Bowser Castle 2
GBA Sunset WildsGCN Daisy CruiserGBA Mario CircuitGBA Lakeside Park

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