Episode 041 – Mario Kart 64 (1997)

Episode 041 – Mario Kart 64 (1997)

Episode 041 – Mario Kart 64 (1997)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we’re racing as Mario, Wario, Toad, Yoshi and Donkey Kong! From 1997, we’re playing Mario Kart 64, and also talking quite a bit about Super Mario Kart for the SNES, with special guest Fatts!

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  • 0:00 – Intro, which is from Rainbow Road, and a favorite of Huell. Also, intro for special guest Fatts!
  • 30:00 – Fatts has to exit, so we focus on the history of Mare-E-O Kart.
  • 42:30 – A new feature! Huell’s Track Tracks ranking!
  • 47:45 – Emails! No intro music, because reasons.
  • 1:08:15 – Next week, we’re playing a dignified, civilized Game Boy game.


– According to Price Charting, Mario Kart games are pretty valuable because people pretty much never sell them. Mario Kart 64 goes for $44 cart only, with the price swelling to $224.99 for the cart, box and manual in new condition. The range for Super Mario Kart is $29.99 to $182.51.

3 responses

  1. […] – From The Daily Mail, games like Mario Kart might make you a better driver, according to a study. (Check out our episode here!) […]


  2. […] today in 1996. It was kind of a big deal. Past N64 games we’ve covered: Quest 64, Superman 64, Mario Kart 64, Goldeneye and Star Fox […]


  3. […] – From Gamasutra, a rowebut is learning how to play Mario Kart 64! You can read the story here, and by the way, our Kart episode is here. […]


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