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    Lego Racers Guide                                           version 1.2a
    Last updated: 30th of September 2000
    Created by: Clement Chan Zhi Li
    e-mail address: saigoheiki@gmail.com
    Table of Contents
         <1> Introduction <1>
             [1.1] About Lego Racers [1.2] Copyright Info
             [1.3] How to Best View this Guide [1.4] Review
         <2> Bricks Guide <2>
             [2.1] White Bricks [2.2] Yellow Bricks [2.3] Blue Bricks
             [2.4] Red Bricks [2.5] Green Bricks
         <3> Lego Racers Circuit Guide <3>
             [3.1] Circuit No. 1 [3.1A] Imperial Grand Prix
             [3.1B] Dark Forest Dash [3.1C] Magma Moon Marathon
             [3.1D] Desert Adventure Dragway [3.2] Circuit No. 2
             [3.2A] Tribal Island Adventure [3.2B] Royal Knights Raceway
             [3.2C] Ice Planet Pathway [3.2D] Amazon Adventure Alley
             [3.3] Circuit No. 3 [3.3A] Knightmare Athon
             [3.3B] Pirate Skull Pass [3.3C] Adventure Temple Trial
             [3.3D] Alien Alley Asteroid [3.4] Circuit No. 4
             [3.4A] Desert Adventure Dragway [3.4B] Magma Moon Marathon
             [3.4C] Dark Forest Dash [3.4D] Imperial Grand Prix
             [3.5] Circuit No. 5 [3.5A] Amazon Adventure Alley
             [3.5B] Ice Planet Pathway [3.5C] Royal Knights Raceway
             [3.5D] Tribal Island Adventure [3.6] Circuit No. 6
             [3.6A] Alien Race Asteroid [3.6B] Adventure Temple Trial
             [3.6C] Pirate Skull Pass [3.6D] Knightmare Athon
             [3.7] Circuit No. 7 [3.7A] Rocket Racer Run
          <4> Cheats and Tricks <4>
              [4.1] Turbo Boost [4.2] Flying Car [4.3] Without Slow Down
          <5> Credits <5>
          <6> History <6>
    <1> Introduction <1>
    Hi! Welcome to Lego Racers Guide. This guide is designed for Lego Racers for
    the Playstation. So, I hope this guide is useful for those who need it.
    If you want to e-mail to me, feel free to do so at saigoheiki@gmail.com or my
    younger brother at eugenechan90@hotmail.com
    [1.1] About Lego Racers
    Lego Racers is a game designed for the Playstation by Lego Media. This racing
    game has an excellent feature and that is the Build option.
    With this option, a player can create its own car, design the driver and as
    well the driver's license where you put you own name there.
    There is also some coloured Lego Bricks in all tracks that can help to make you
    the winner.
    All together, there are 7 tracks to reveal which, of course, some are quite
    [1.2] Copyright Info
    This FAQ is Copyright 2000 Clement Chan Zhi Li. You can distribute this FAQ as
    long as its contents are not changed.
    Only Clement Chan Zhi Li can make changes and updates to this FAQ. Any
    unauthorized changes and updates without my permission is prohibited by law.
    [1.3] How to Best View this Guide
    If you view this guide of the Internet and noticed that some words are filled
    in with spaces and etc., it's because your browser did not view it at the right
    width. Save the guide and open it up with WordPad (recommended).
    Click File, then Page Setup. At the section where they put Margins (inches),
    look for Right and type 0.8" in it. That way, you could view this guide neatly
    as it is meant to be!
    [1.4] Review
    Lego Racers. When someone mentioned the word, 'Lego', instantly, their mind
    will say, ''Ah, it's only for kids.'' Yes, it's almost true what they had said
    but even some of the interactive games created don't even appeal most users
    much, like one of the game Lego Loco. But fortunately, Lego Racers is not one
    of the games that will die easily. As the name suggests, Lego Racers is a
    racing game but a totally different matter that makes this game interesting and
    fun to play.
    Graphics - 9
    The whole scenes are created with nice and detailed 3D graphics that pushes out
    the 3D card capabilities. The tracks in the game are quite nice with great
    backgrounds that you can see. The various colours scattered out to each and
    every single thing makes the game look bright and attractive. That also
    includes the lighting system which are used correctly that sometimes give an
    eerie feel when the car you play enters dark places.
    Furthermore, the car models are rendered nicely enough and every single car
    give its own personalities feel to it. As how the intense graphics are built,
    you'll know that the great graphics that are shown on your computer are also
    based on how fast your computer is, whether you have a good 3D card or not and
    other points that may lower down the graphics quality.
    Music - 9
    The internal music that comes together is really pleasant to here. I don't know
    how I'm going to describe the music in this game but they're just really cool.
    What makes me feel that the game is good enough is the sound effects. The funny
    talks by the Lego characters are really comical and other real-to-life sound
    effects are like the boost sound when you use it, leave a trap behind, and
    almost every single thing that should give out some are not left out.
    Gameplay - 9
    You'll be happy to know that the game has lots of features that will last Lego
    Racers for quite a long time. The best mode of all is the build mode which you
    can create your own license (put your name on it), put your picture by
    selecting various Lego characters and change their looks and emotions and
    lastly, how many trophies that you successfully get by winning all the tracks
    (get first, obviously).
    There are usual modes that you might find in other racing games similar to
    this. The main one-player mode allows you to unlock other tracks together with
    winning your track's enemy's car set (cool!) and collect your rightful trophies
    if you get first. The incredibly fun two-player mode allows you to race against
    your friends and your friends can also create their own license and build their
    own car (there is the automatic option if you're too lazy to build one
    Then, the time-attack mode allows you to race against Veronica Voltage, some
    sort of 'ghost' (not real ghost, mind you) that will race together with you and
    you must try to win against her. There are also shortcuts for you to find so
    that you can actually get ahead past your enemies. Not only good control as
    well as good speed allows you to win, but good shortcuts will make you triumph
    through. These shortcuts are all very well hidden and sometimes, you need to
    shoot your weapon in order to access through.
    One unique kind of thing in this race is that you can collect five kind of
    different coloured bricks that can help you together in the race. The first
    one, red brick allows you to shoot your opponent, the yellow brick will let you
    leave a trap behind so that opponents behind you will get a good taste of it.
    The blue brick will activate a blue force shield that will protect you against
    enemies' red brick attack and the traps left by your opponents. The green brick
    will give you a boost of speed for a short time so you can get ahead of your
    enemies (if you succeed). Lastly, the white bricks are used to 'upgrade' your
    other coloured bricks and the maximum of white bricks that your coloured bricks
    can be upgraded are three.
    Example, if you have a red brick and you collect three white bricks later on,
    instead of having a normal shoot power-up, you'll have two guided-missiles that
    will target and shoot enemies ahead of you. This is an extreme collection of
    items but while collecting white bricks, if you accidentally take other
    coloured bricks like green, your red brick will be 'kicked out' immediately.
    There are also lots of hidden shortcuts which allows you to get past one point
    quickly. Every characters that you fight against have their own personalities
    and favourite. Example, King Kahuka (a tribesman) may use red-brick always to
    shoot the opponents (you!) and if you're bright enough, you'll spot their
    weakness and abilities. Always keep a strategy running in your mind and you'll
    find yourselves getting past one hard track!
    Replay Value - 8
    Racing games don't fancy me really, as I don't like racing games at all. But
    this one is really fun to play with and will give you excitement running down
    for months! Heed my warning: After you had unlocked all tracks, you'll find
    this game a real bore to you because it will be the same always but use the
    multi-player mode and it'll hooked you up the screen with your friends!
    Overall - 9
    Lego Racers is simply a unique racing game and a totally different matter than
    boring games like Sega Rally Championship and a couple of others as you, as the
    player, will have to race through boring tracks with nothing to do except to
    win the whole championship level. Boring, isn't it? So take Lego Racers as a
    new change to your life, once and for all.
    - Unique with the coloured bricks system!
    - You can build your own car!
    - Lots of tracks to race in!
    - Boring to play if you don't use the multi-player mode.
    - Play too much and this game is a bore.
    - Some tracks are too hard!
    <2> Bricks Guide <2>
    In all races, you'll see coloured bricks scattered everywhere. Each one
    contains power to make you win the race. I'll explain more below.
    [2.1] White Bricks
    White bricks has the power to make the other coloured bricks much more
    powerful. Example, if you take a red coloured brick and then the white brick,
    you'll notice that the picture (bottom-left) has changed.
    That's the power. The more white bricks you get, the more powerful the other
    bricks will be. Below is the chart of what the white bricks can do.
    Yellow Brick = A slippery oil is left behind.
    Yellow Brick + 1 White Brick = Bomb Barrel is left behind.
    Yellow Brick + 2 White Bricks = A yellow and green thing is left behind to
    prevent opponents to move forward for a while.
    Yellow Brick + 3 White Bricks = A mummy will be left behind to confuse and slow
    down the opponent for a while. If you are confused by the mummy, your control
    will be the opposite. Pressing left will make you move right and so on.
    Blue Brick = A shield on you for a while.
    Blue Brick + 1 White Brick = A slightly powerful shield for a while.
    Blue Brick + 2 White Bricks = A powerful shield for a bit longer.
    Blue Brick + 3 White Bricks = A more powerful shield for a longer time.
    Red Brick = Shoot a bomb at an opponent.
    Red Brick + 1 White Brick = A rope is used to attach at the opponent.
    Reb Brick + 2 White Bricks = An electric is used for a while to short-circuit
    at the opponent.
    Red Brick + 3 White Bricks = Three guided missiles is used at the opponent.
    Green Brick = A small turbo boost.
    Green Brick + 1 White Brick = A slightly longer turbo boost.
    Green Brick + 2 White Bricks = A longer turbo boost.
    Green Brick + 3 White Bricks = A powerful warp is used to warp to another
    [2.2] Yellow Bricks
    This unique brick is used to leave a trap behind. The mummy is espeacially
    powerful but be careful yourself, you may end up confused too!
    [2.3] Blue Bricks
    This blue brick is used to protect yourself from any weapon shot from an enemy
    or a trap. If you get it, use it immediately to protect yourself.
    [2.4] Red Bricks
    If you have an opponent in front, use this chance to shoot at an opponent. This
    will slow it down.
    [2.5] Green Bricks
    Behold, the ultimate brick, Green! This brick can boost you in front for a
    short while. The Warp 'Brick' is especially useful to make yourself boost in
    front of an enemy.
    <3> Lego Racers Circuit Guide <3>
    When you start up your Lego Racers, you'll see an FMV on Lego Racers. After
    that, you'll see a few menus.
    The first option, Build, is used to create your driver, license and car. After
    creating, you may choose any menus to race.
    If you play the first time, you may noticed that only one track is available to
    you, whether it is Circuit, Single Race and etc.
    In order to get the other 6 tracks, you must get first, second and third in the
    Circuit Race.
    Also, if you get first in the Circuit Race, you can get the host's car set. If
    you go to Build option, you'll see a new car set is available to you.
    [3.1] Circuit No. 1
    Captain Redbeard likes to use the red bricks to shoot you if you're in front of
    him. So, try not to get always the green bricks.
    [3.1A] Imperial Grand Prix
    This track is easy. Collect green bricks and white bricks on your way. Don't
    take any unnecessary white bricks that may be located at a muddy place to slow
    you down.
    There is one shortcut here. When you take a red brick, keep it for a while
    until you enter a tunnel. There will be barrels on your right. Shoot it and the
    barrels will explode. This will reveal a shortcut.
    [3.1B] Dark Forest Dash
    Try and collect as many white bricks and green bricks if you can. Again, don't
    take any unnecessary white bricks.
    There is also a shortcut here. Once you see a waterfall (even a little of it),
    look left and there will a grey coloured shack and a big tree beside it. Near
    at the tree will be small tunnel. Enter it.
    [3.1C] Magma Moon Marathon
    Collect as many green and white bricks as you can. You must beware of the
    volcanoes scattered at a certain place.
    A shortcut here is available. Right after the volcanoes will be the coloured
    lights, red and blue. After it, you'll see a blue closed door. Beside it on
    your right will be colours of red and blue.
    At the next lap, go to the coloured lights according to the sequence and that
    should open the door. Quickly go in or it will close after a while.
    If you want to open the door again at the next lap, you might not be successful
    as the colours will change randomly each time you play and each time you open
    the door.
    Here's what NateRocky@aol.com said:
    "In Magma Moon Marathon, right after the volcano place, if you have sheilds use
    them and the wall directly in front of you will become staticy.
    Go through it with your sheilds and you will skip the blue and red lights and
    come out in front of the clear doors. In that shortcut, there are almost enough
    white blocks for a warp and a green block to top it off."
    [3.1D] Desert Adventue Dragway
    This place is has mud almost everywhere so you better be careful. Just get as
    many green and white blocks as you can as there are quite a lot here.
    There are two shortcuts here. The first one is the major one which connects to
    the second shortcut.
    Prepare yourself with a red brick and look at your left. There will be a door
    with two Egyptians picture on it. Shoot it and that should reveal the shortcut.
    The second one is after the first shortcut. Continue and you'll see a wall in
    front of you which is slightly different because there is an Egyptian on top of
    it. Shoot it and that should reveal it.
    Once you get first, second or third in this track, you can continue with the
    second track.
    [3.2] Circuit No. 2
    Now, you'll have to race against King Kahuka. He also likes to use red brick so
    prepare yourself at all times.
    [3.2A] Tribal Island Adventure
    There is a shortcut here. At the beginning, get ready and look on your left.
    There should be a small opening for you go through.
    [3.2B] Royal Knights Raceway
    Just get green and white bricks as usual. There is also a shortcut here.
    Before the waterfall, head left and you'll enter a tunnel with white bricks.
    [3.2C] Ice Planet Pathway
    This place may slow you down at certain place and there are many white bricks
    scattered all over.
    There is one shortcut here. You'll see a tunnel on your left on the way. It's
    easy to see.
    [3.2D] Amazon Adventure Alley
    This place is quite easy if you use the shortcut. At the beginning, there will
    be a waterfall. Go inside it and you'll find yourself in a secret tunnel.
    [3.3] Circuit No. 3
    At this track, you'll have to fight with Basil the Batlord. If you go in front
    of him, be sure to collect a blue brick to shield yourself because he likes to
    use the red brick.
    [3.3A] Knightmare Athon
    This place is a bit tough. You have to beware of traps and obstacles on your
    way. Try to use the green brick you get whenever possible. Don't wait until the
    warp 'brick'.
    If you are good and want to use warp, you can but there is a risk that you may
    Unfortunately, there isn't a shortcut here. I tried to find it but I failed.
    [3.3B] Pirate Skull Pass
    There will be quite a lot of mud to slow you down. At one part, there will be
    two white bricks. One of them is located at a mud, so don't take it or it will
    slow you down.
    There isn't a shortcut here, either.
    [3.3C] Adventure Temple Trial
    This place is the toughest place that I thought the first time I play. If you
    want to warp quickly, try and take the green brick first and when you reach the
    electrical-shooting place, steer carefully and take all white bricks (don't get
    shot by the electric).
    If you failed, you will have to corner a few times. A shortcut here is
    available. At the beginning, you'll see two stone statues. Behind the
    right-hand statue, there will be a tunnel.
    At the end, choose the correct path so that you won't meet with the mummy!
    [3.3D] Alien Rally Asteroid
    At the beginning, use the blue brick to avoid being slow down by the flying
    UFOs. Try and use 'Warp' brick whenever possible. There is also a shortcut here
    When you see the electrical-shooting place, steer to the red brick and wait
    until you see a wall with a picture on it. Shoot it to reveal a shortcut.
    [3.4] Circuit No. 4
    Now, you have to race against Johnny Thunder. This circuit will be the opposite
    version of Circuit No. 1.
    Example, in Circuit No.1, if you have to turn left, now you have to turn right.
    Johnny Thunder likes to use the red brick so use the blue shield whenever you
    are ahead of him.
    [3.4A] Desert Adventure Dragway
    Okay. This place will be quite easy if you win Circuit No. 1. The shortcuts are
    also the opposite too.
    Now, collect a red brick and look at your RIGHT this time. Shoot the door with
    two Egyptians to reveal a shortcut.
    Another shortcut is available too. After that first shortcut, wait until you
    see a strange wall with a picture of an Egyptian and shoot it.
    [3.4B] Magma Moon Marathon
    Again, the shortcut is opposite. Just look carefully at the coloured panal next
    to the closed blue door. Then, at the second lap, take coloured lights in the
    correct order as the coloured panal to open te door.
    Here's what NateRocky@aol.com said:
    "In Magma Moon Marathon, right after the volcano place, if you have sheilds use
    them and the wall directly in front of you will become staticy.
    Go through it with your sheilds and you will skip the blue and red lights and
    come out in front of the clear doors. In that shortcut, there are almost enough
    white blocks for a warp and a green block to top it off."
    [3.4C] Dark Forest Dash
    Instead of heading left, you must head right. This time, just look out for a
    waterfall. Once you see it, look on your right and take the secret tunnel.
    [3.4D] Imperial Grand Prix
    To look for the shortcut, look on your left. Prepare a red brick and shoot the
    barrels when you see it. That should reveal shortcut.
    [3.5] Circuit No. 5
    Baron von Barron uses shield everytime. So, it is unwise if you use the red
    brick at him. Just concentrate on getting the green bricks and white bricks.
    Again, this circuit is the opposite version of Circuit No. 2.
    [3.5A] Amazon Adventure Alley
    The shortcut is simple too. At the beginning, you'll see a waterfall. Go
    through it to reveal a secret tunnel.
    [3.5B] Ice Planet Pathway
    The shortcut now is located on the right-side. It's easy to look. You'll see a
    secret path on your right.
    [3.5C] Royal Knights Raceway
    To use the shortcut, look out for a waterfall. Once you see it, look at your
    right and enter a tunnel to use the shortcut.
    [3.5D] Tribal Island Adventure
    The shortcut is located at the right-side now. Just look for a small path on
    the right.
    [3.6] Circuit No. 6
    Now, prepare for the second-hardest race against Gypsy Moth. It likes to use
    red brick so try and use shield whenever you get it.
    Don't waste your time too finding for green and white bricks. Once you get the
    green brick, use it. If you get a green brick and there is a row of white
    bricks in front of you, then use warp.
    Also, Circuit No. 6 is the opposite version of Circuit No. 3.
    [3.6A] Alien Rally Asteroid
    The shortcut remains the same too. Just get ready a red brick after the
    electrical-shooting place and shoot at a door with a picture to reveal a
    [3.6B] Adventure Temple Trial
    This place may be the hardest place of all in Circuit No. 6. The shortcut is
    located at the left on the beginning behind the statue.
    [3.6C] Pirate Skull Pass
    Try not to be tricked with the white brick on the mud. Use the green brick
    whenever possible.
    [3.6D] Knightmare Athon
    Just use green brick whenever possible. You must master this place first in
    order to win this circuit.
    [3.7] Circuit No. 7
    As you start the race, your driver will laugh about happily as you are the
    champion. Veronika Voltage will say that someone will want to meet you.
    Now, you have to race against Rocket Racer on his own track! Rocket Racer
    simply likes to use warp so you need to be fast too.
    [3.7A] Rocket Racer Run
    At the beginning just when it is about to say 'GO!', press the accelerate
    button to get a boost of speed. When you did not get first or second at the
    beginning, reset and try again.
    You must have a really good control here to collect all green and white bricks.
    You must use warp a few times before you can win.
    There is a shortcut here but I recommend you not to use it. It will just slow
    you down.
    Anyway, take a red brick and there will be a place where you must choose
    whether to go left or right. In the middle will be a door. Shoot it to reveal a
    warp. Once you go in, the door will close and you have to shoot the door again
    if you want to use it.
    Once you get first in this place, you will win the game by getting Rocket
    Racer's car set and credits showed.
    Also, Rocket Racer's type of car is the best type as the car as very good
    acceleration and turning.
    <4> Cheats and Tricks <4>
    There are several tricks and cheats hidden in Lego Racers. I have listed a few
    cheats and tricks that I found.
    Also, the cheats cannot be played in Circuit mode and Time Trial. It can only
    be used in Single Race and Versus Race.
    [4.1] Turbo Boost
    At the beginning, when it is about to say 'GO!', press the accelerate button to
    get a boost of speed.
    [4.2] Flying Car
    This cheat will allow the car to fly forever. Just edit or build a driver. In
    the driver's license, type the name as FLYSKYHGH.
    [4.3] Without Slow Down
    This cheat will allow the car not to slow down, whether you drive it on the mud
    or grass or etc. Just edit or build a driver. In the driver's license, type the
    name as NSLWJ.
    <5> Credits <5>
    Clement Chan - (saigoheiki@gmail.com)
    I made this walkthrough!
    Eugene Chan - (eugenechan90@hotmail.com)
    He helped me with some of the shortcuts in this walkthrough.
    NateRocky - NateRocky@aol.com
    Thanks to him for the additional Magma Moon Marathon shortcut! Thanks again!
    <6> History <6>
    Version 1.0 - 13th of January 2000
    This walkthrough is created.
    Version 1.1 - 9th of February 2000
    Changed e-mail address.
    Version 1.2 - 24th of March 2000
    Changed my younger brother's e-mail address.
    Added Magma Moon Marathon shortcut.
    Version 1.2a - 30th of September 2000
    Added [1.3] How to Best View this Guide.
    Aded [1.4] Review

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