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We're a group of gamers, and we're always looking for new gamers to join us. Every month or so, we pick a game to play. We chat about the game together, and we record podcasts, record videos, and write essays. You can reach The Commune in the following ways: As for me, I'm Greg Livingston, but I go by Golem. I organize things around here.

Wave Race 64

Started on Nov 1, 2014
Ended on Nov 30, 2014
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Ooh, wave physics.

Tags: Nintendo 64 racing


Nov 29, 2014
Wave Race 64 plots its race courses on waterways full of bouncing water. How does it use water to create novel challenges?
Jan 12, 2015
Using Wave Race 64, we discuss what determines whether a challenge is optional or not. Additionally, how does the game punish you for avoiding optional challenges as opposed to failing them?


Oct 31, 2014
Yourself provides critical analysis of the names for racers.
Nov 3, 2014
Yourself spells out several nuances of Wave Race 64's controls.
Jan 7, 2017
Wave Race 64 maps from Nintendo Magazine System (AU) issue 47.

User Resources

Nov 30, 2014
From Adrian
Commune member Adrian plays through Wave Race 64, offering his gameplay commentary and insight as he goes.

External Resources

Nov 10, 2014
YouTube user Cyberman65 provides a playthrough of each course in both Expert and Stunt modes.