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Name : MTC - FAKER!
Author :
  Arkive
Author Time : 00:14.242
Track ID : 124993 
Environment : Valley / LagoonCar
Style / Diff. : Race / Intermediate
Track Value :  10
Version : 23 July 2017 02:18:26
Status : Visible (approved)
Release Status : Released 
Game : TrackMania 2
TitlePack : Trackmania_2 Mod : (none)
Uploaded : 23 July 2017 02:18:26 Map Type : Race
Mood : Day Routes : Single
Length : 15 secs Ghostblocks :
Disp. Cost : 7941 Laps : (none)
 Offline records Vehicle: LagoonCar
Record User Score Date
 00:14.075   wortex 10 (100%) 17-07-19
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 Author Comments
You have 15 seconds to escape the bomb. Can you get out in time?

My entry for the July 2017 MTC. All you have to do is get to the end within 15 seconds. I mean, what's the worst that could happen? The entire stage gets nuked? Well, I guess that wouldn't be good, but you're fast, right? I'm sure you'll get out in time.

So here's the deal. I'd done a little bit of private experimenting with a countdown timer. The 15 second time limit made this the perfect time to apply it to a stage. However, just having a countdown isn't fun. You need a reason to beat the timer, some sort of incentive to go fast. That's where the bomb comes in. I'm rather proud of this, actually; it's probably my most complicated mediatracker creation yet.

By happenstance, I also purchased an old favorite of mine on Steam recently. It was a title by the name of Sonic Adventure 2 (and Battle DLC). There happens to be a bit in the plot where Sonic needs to escape the island before it goes boom. Of course, this is preceded by a famously cheesy cutscene where the two titular characters call each other fakes. Now then, what have we been comparing the Lagoon car to? Correct, the Bay car. Since everything fit much too well, I had to remake this scene as the course's intro. I probably spent more time getting that made than the course itself...

Regardless of the cheesy and unnecessary additions I made, I still made sure the course was fun to drive. It turns out the Lagoon car handles on Valley asphalt, stone, and dirt just like it does Lagoon asphalt, so I could make the course fast and tight. This is actually the second iteration; my first version was fine, but it wasn't as interesting as this iteration is.

Features
- Lagoon car on Valley action!
- Ultra quality shadows!
- Cheesy intro, tense In-Game, rather normal Outro, and relatively unimpressive Podium sequences!
- 7941 coppers of pre-bombed scenery at 19:00!
- Modified medal times!
- The intro is almost three times longer than the actual course!

Credits
Speed Up Jingle (Hey You! It's Time to Speed Up Again!!!)
Sonic Adventure 2 Soundtrack
http://sonic.wikia.com/wiki/Multi-Dimensional_Sonic_Adventure_2_Original_Sound_Track

Intro Audio
Sonic Adventure 2
http://store.steampowered.com/app/213610/

Donk
https://freesound.org/people/timgormly/sounds/159759/

Timer Beep
https://freesound.org/people/Eternitys/sounds/141258/

Timer Triple Beep
https://freesound.org/people/zimbot/sounds/122989/

Explosion
https://freesound.org/people/smokum/sounds/83204/

Good luck and have fun!

Want to see some fancy screenshots? Take a look at this album on Imgur!

Get a feel for the course by watching my YouTube video! Alternatively, if you don't want all the fancy cams, you can watch this version instead.
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