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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 Some tracks are just floating in the air
TrackMania United Windows Coast environment
TrackMania United Windows This lake doesn't look clean
TrackMania United Windows Pimp your ride!

Alternate Titles

  • "ТрекМания United" -- Russian spelling

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The Press Says

2404.org PC Gaming Jul 09, 2007 9.8 out of 10 98
3DAvenue Dec 06, 2006 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 2007 88 out of 100 88
GamersHell.com Aug 29, 2007 8.7 out of 10 87
Pro-G Mar 12, 2007 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Jun 26, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 20, 2006 16 out of 20 80
Playfuls Mar 31, 2007 7.8 out of 10 78
Worth Playing Jul 30, 2007 7.7 out of 10 77
1UP Jun 19, 2007 7 out of 10 70

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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 (1871) added TrackMania United (Windows) on Jan 23, 2007