Retro Rewind

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Retro Rewind
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Author: ZPL
Type: Riivolution, Homebrew Application
Tracks: 144
Version: v6.0.8
Date of latest version: 2024-03-29
Download: Google Drive
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Retro Rewind is a custom track distribution created by ZPL. It features every retro track from Super Mario Kart to Mario Kart 7, as well as some Mario Kart 8 and Mario Kart Tour tracks. The distribution also features its own Homebrew application and auto updater. As of v6.0, the distribution uses Pulsar as its engine.


  • Mayro, for the custom music in v1.1 onward.
  • ArcIntel, for the RiiBalanced game mode in v2.1 and v2.2.
  • TWD98, for the art in v5.0 onward.
  • Cats4Life, for the homebrew application in v5.3.1 onward.
  • Brawlboxgaming, for assistance with coding with Pulsar.


Install Tutorial
v6.0 Presentation


The track list for v6.0 can be found here.

Game Features

Game Features
Feature Author Information
Mega Cloud acaruso Instead of shrinking the player, the Thunder Cloud gives a Mega Mushroom effect. Credit to Atlas for the original Mega Cloud model.
Mii Heads on Minimap JoshuaMK This will show Miis on the minimap. This can be toggled on or off in Riivolution.
Transmission Switch ZPL This allows the ability to switch between regular drifting and all inside drift styles.
Intense CPU Saiveeon, ZPL This allows players to toggle the CPU difficulty to be intense.
Game Mode Toggle ZPL This allows the ability to switch between five game modes.
200cc Melg This adds 200cc over 100cc.
500cc Melg, ZPL This adds 500cc over 50cc.
Music Toggle Melg This adds an option to remove game music.
Track Layout Melg This adds an option to adjust the track layout to be in alphabetical order.
Speedometer Melg This adds a speedometer that can be positioned on either side of the screen.
Staff Ghosts Melg Every track features a staff ghost.
Ultra Mini-Turbos Melg Karts are able to generate another level of mini-turbo.
Custom Music Melg Every track features custom music made by Mayro.
In-Game Crediting Melg All tracks credit the authors at the beginning of each race.
Friendly Fire Melg This allows people on the same team to hit each other.

Version History

v1.0 – v6.0.7


Version Date of release Information
v6.0.8 2024-03-29
  • Replaced a few custom tracks.
  • Edited author credits.
By the same author: ZPL