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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 You should try this at home, it ain't easy
TrackMania United Windows Stadium environment
TrackMania United Windows Some tracks are just floating in the air
TrackMania United Windows I see finish the line, but there still a long way to go

Alternate Titles

  • "ТрекМания United" -- Russian spelling

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The Press Says

3DAvenue Dec 06, 2006 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
TTGamer Dec 06, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Gamigo Mar 21, 2007 8.6 out of 10 86
Computer Bild Spiele Apr 04, 2007 1.74 out of 6 85
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 20, 2006 16 out of 20 80
IGN Jul 18, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Feb 26, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Playfuls Mar 31, 2007 7.8 out of 10 78
Gameplay (Benelux) Feb, 2007 76 out of 100 76
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