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15 Weapons You Wish ‘Mario Kart’ Had

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15 Weapons You Wish Mario Kart Had

15 Weapons You Wish Mario Kart Had

While Mario Kart might be a perfect game in any version, you know there's always some weapons that could make it even more fun.

Shell That Electrifies The Actual Controller Of The Player In 1st Place

Shell That Electrifies The Actual Controller Of The Player In 1st Place
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Shell That Electrifies The Actual Controller Of The Player In 1st Place

Shell That Electrifies The Actual Controller Of The Player In 1st Place

It's always the person talking the most smack, too. Hit that shell and that loudmouth in first place gets a tiny little shock. Just enough to get them to drop the controller.

Send A Naughty Text From The Player's Girlfriend

Send A Naughty Text From The Player's Girlfriend
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Send A Naughty Text From The Player's Girlfriend

Send A Naughty Text From The Player's Girlfriend
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He's way out in the lead, and has to slow down because his phone went off. He's not going to show you what she said, but it's safe to say his head isn't exactly in the race anymore.

The Slim Jim Bouquet

The Slim Jim Bouquet
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The Slim Jim Bouquet

The Slim Jim Bouquet
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You can toss a pack of Slim Jims over a player's head and let it land in their lap. "Hey! Free Slim Jims!" they say, and pull over to snap in. They stop, you win.

A Check Engine Light That Ends Up Being Nothing

A Check Engine Light That Ends Up Being Nothing
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A Check Engine Light That Ends Up Being Nothing

A Check Engine Light That Ends Up Being Nothing
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Nothing strikes fear into a driver like the Check Engine light. Shoot one of those over at another player, they freak out, pull over -- loose gas cap. They're out for a lap or two.

Snitching To The Police On Your Opponents

Snitching To The Police On Your Opponents
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Snitching To The Police On Your Opponents

Snitching To The Police On Your Opponents
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Pick up a siren turtle shell, and it summons the highway patrol to check out the reports of your opponents' reckless driving.

30 Seconds Of A Side-Mounted Flamethrower

30 Seconds Of A Side-Mounted Flamethrower
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30 Seconds Of A Side-Mounted Flamethrower

30 Seconds Of A Side-Mounted Flamethrower
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You cruise by your buddy, smile, unload a tank of fire at him. Hard to race when you're charcoal.

Bluetooth Control Over Your Opponent's Cart

Bluetooth Control Over Your Opponent's Cart
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Bluetooth Control Over Your Opponent's Cart

Bluetooth Control Over Your Opponent's Cart
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Hit this power up and you can control the cart next to you, as long as you're in range. Make them crash into another player, run off the track, whatever. Go nuts.

Potholes You Can Drop Behind You

Potholes You Can Drop Behind You
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Potholes You Can Drop Behind You

Potholes You Can Drop Behind You
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Drop it in the path of another player and not only does it jostle them and slow them down, but it also busts their axle, making them gimpy the rest of the race. Be careful you don't hit it yourself on the next lap, though.

Turn Your Opponent's Screen Into The Old School Version

Turn Your Opponent's Screen Into The Old School Version
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Turn Your Opponent's Screen Into The Old School Version

Turn Your Opponent's Screen Into The Old School Version
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Everyone else's screen stays the same, but Chad has no idea why he's suddenly playing the Super Nintendo version. Poor Chad.

An Existential Crisis Over The Futility Of Video Go Kart Racing

An Existential Crisis Over The Futility Of Video Go Kart Racing
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An Existential Crisis Over The Futility Of Video Go Kart Racing

An Existential Crisis Over The Futility Of Video Go Kart Racing
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Put some doubt in your opponent's head. "Why are we racing?" "What's the purpose of the race?" "If I win, do I really win? Or do I tie?" "Is this track even here?"

Change Their Music To Sad Violins

Change Their Music To Sad Violins
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Change Their Music To Sad Violins

Change Their Music To Sad Violins
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They can kiss that killer instinct goodbye once 'Canon in D' comes on. There's no way they can stay in the game so long as that sad violin is playing.

Make Your Opponent Have To Follow The Laws Of Physics Again

Make Your Opponent Have To Follow The Laws Of Physics Again
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Make Your Opponent Have To Follow The Laws Of Physics Again

Make Your Opponent Have To Follow The Laws Of Physics Again
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Easy there, Mario. Let's not forget Thermodynamics and The Three Laws. The next 30 seconds, you answer to Sir Isaac Newton, pal.

A Sunset They Just Can't Look Away From

A Sunset They Just Can't Look Away From
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A Sunset They Just Can't Look Away From

A Sunset They Just Can't Look Away From
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Fire over a sunset only they can see, and they'll have to stop and snap a photo. You'll win the race, but they'll have a #nofilter masterpiece to treasure forever

Flashbangs That Go Off In Both The Game And That Player's Living Room

Flashbangs That Go Off In Both The Game And That Player's Living Room
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Flashbangs That Go Off In Both The Game And That Player's Living Room

Flashbangs That Go Off In Both The Game And That Player's Living Room
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Sure you can stun a virtual character in a virtual world. But what if you could make your opponent's TV flash a blinding light and play a massive explosion sound? They'd literally be stunned and have to stop.

The "Justin! Come Take Out The Trash!" Bomb

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The "Justin! Come Take Out The Trash!" Bomb

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The player gets hit with a shell that seems to do nothing. Nothing at all. Then, all of a sudden, Justin's mom yells out that he needs to take out the trash. No, not later, not after this game, right now young man. He can pause it.