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TrackMania United (Windows)

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Description

TrackMania United, as the name states, unites all the elements of the earlier games in the TrackMania series. As with its predecessors, players can race through a series of tracks with various types of cars and environments; earning medals for beating times, doing crazy stunts, or building huge and insane tracks with the included editor. The game modes have been split into Race, Puzzle and Platform, with different difficulty levels: easy, normal, hard and extreme.

The game has the seven environments inspired by the earlier games: Desert, Snow, Rally (TrackMania), Island, Bay, Coast (Trackmania Sunrise) and Stadium (Trackmania Nations), all overhauled with more features. The editor contains about 1,000 constructions blocks with various customization options.

TrackMania United's main focus is its community. The multiplayer support now has a peer-to-peer system for players to share their custom content, as well as a unified ranking system, allowing players to either earn coppers by playing solo or online, and making their way up the general leaderboard, as well as their country's. Each country is further divided into zones (ManiaZones) or provinces to find people living nearby.

Players also have ManiaLinks - online profiles from which they can easily display and share all their custom-made content for coppers, the in-game currency. Players can exchange 3D car models, 2D skins for existing cars, tracks, movies or replays, and even unique sounds.

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TrackMania United Windows This lake doesn't look clean
TrackMania United Windows Trails are fun
TrackMania United Windows Desert environment
TrackMania United Windows This time we have a dusty stadium

Alternate Titles

  • "ТрекМания United" -- Russian spelling

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The Press Says

PC Powerplay Feb 28, 2007 91 out of 100 91
3DAvenue Dec 06, 2006 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Eurogamer.de Mar 12, 2007 9 out of 10 90
TTGamer Dec 06, 2006 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Feb 22, 2007 88 out of 100 88
Pro-G Mar 12, 2007 8 out of 10 80
IGN Jul 18, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Feb 26, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 20, 2006 16 out of 20 80
GameSpy Jun 26, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

Website Angry Gamer awarded TrackMania United a 0/10 review score because of the copy protection, stating: "Trackmania United simply can not be recommended for purchase as long as StarForce is part of the package. I would loved to have talked about the game instead of this crap, but there you go."

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SupSuper (1870) added TrackMania United (Windows) on Jan 23, 2007