137w ago - While Halloween is over for most, Community Manager Ramone Russell let ModNation Racers PS3 fans know they can relive the spirit with some new Halloween mods and more!
To quote: Greetings and Happy MNR Monday everyone. Ramone Russell here with another ModNation Monday update!
The Buddy System
There's a lot to be said for having a friend, and having a friend by your side on exciting intergalactic adventure after exciting intergalactic adventure has GOT to be something special. That's exactly what next week's Mods have in each other.
That's right, folks - The Ratchet and Clank Mods will be on the PlayStation Store next Tuesday, November 9th. Get 'em and race 'em, and you will be made of win.
Don't forget that Kratos and his Kart hit the PlayStation Store tomorrow, November 2nd!
Stunt Pack is Still Free!
It's been a week since we released the Stunt Pack for free, folks, and there are already some pretty amazing tracks out there. If you haven't downloaded it yet, it will be free for one more week. After Tuesday, November 9th, you'll have to buy it, so go get it now and start making some killer tracks! Here are a few of the tastier tracks that feature parts for the Stunt Pack during the first week o' free:
Track: Stunt Track
Created By: ripper 171
This is a nice short track with lots of accurate line challenges. I really enjoy running Time Trials on this one.
Track: The Amazing Stunt Arena
Created By: OveReAction
Another fun track for Time Trial runs, this one has one of the more frustrating tilting platform sections I've seen. It's infuriating to fail that section, but when you hit it just right and glide through unscathed...OH, what a feeling!
Track: Market Place Racers
Created By: Natedawg18
This is a nice track to race on, with multiple alternate paths and just enough boost pads, drift opportunities, and air to keep things interesting and competitive. There's some precision required to really crush it on this one, but it's also "loose" enough for just about anyone to jump into and have a blast.
MNR Halloween themed creations contest winners!
Contest winners will be notified via their PSN accounts.
Mod Name: Dalmat (wolfman)
This is one of the cooler Mods around, with abs only slightly less ripped than my own. Excellent use of hair props, and the torn up shorts are perfect.
Kart Name: Candy Corn Kart
This Kart has the benefit of being super Halloween-y and fun without being creepy at all. With that body style and the smooth light purple color, I would rock this Kart any day of the year. Plus, who doesn't like candy corn?
Track Name: P&B Pumpkin Patch
Created by: A PH1LThy31 & CIV_BOSS Collaboration
CIV_BOSS says "What better for Halloween than a pumpkin patch! This is the second track PH1LThy31 and I have done together. Race Through P&B farms where you will see frightening things! Giant pumpkins throwing barrels. Giant spiders (also throwing barrels) Race through the store front and into the actual pumpkin patch itself.
Find the fastest way around the silos but watch out for the giant spiders. You can make the spiders spit barrels at the other racers with the trigger pads. Find your way over and under irrigation pipes. Many routes and secrets make this track a challenge to master but fun for even the.
MNR Creations of the Week
Amazing creations in ModNation get shared every day and we are playing a ton of them. If you are interested in submitting your mod, kart or track to be a future "creation" of the week be sure to visit up on the official ModNation Community site and who knows? You might see your handy work on the PlayStation.Blog.
Mod of the Week
Mod Name: The Wicked Witch of the South
She's green, she's got a pointy chin to match her pointy hat, and she's got a big black wart on her big pointy nose. I don't know what there is to love about this Mod, but I love it.
Kart of the Week
Kart Name: Pumpkin Sportscar
The rounded wheel wells on the concept body are PERFECT for this Kart. The paint job is clean and simple, which is why it works so well. Add in the appropriately colored engine and that little sprig of grass in the middle of the windshield, and you've got a smooth, smooth, Halloween ride.
Track of the Week
If you have a video(s) of your track submit them to MNR's YouTube channel by emailing ModNation@Playstation.Sony.com and we will include them in the blog if your track is showcased.
Track Name: Warp Drive
Created by: Laidbackcat
The bluish hue of this track gives it a really cool sci-fi feel. There are some nice elevated strips of track with curves in them that make for some pretty intense racing moments. It was an awesome feeling to actually sideswipe an opponent off the track on one of those tight turns. There are a couple of confusing sections in this track, so try to get a few practice runs in before you compete here.
Hot Lap Roster for this week
Continuing with the trend we started weeks ago this weeks Hot Lap roster features all new community created tracks.
Monday: Warp Drive, by Laidbackcat
Tuesday: Grand Rally, by atheistsw
Wednesday: Palace of the Great Trees, by PH1LThy31
Thursday: Big Fish National Park, by Its2l84that
Friday: M.O.D - sector 7, by prob_alex
Saturday: Mystery Track
Sunday: Mystery Track
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