Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ Bonus Disc

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Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ Bonus Disc
Mario Kart-Double Dash‼ Bonus Disc.jpg
Developer(s) Nintendo EAD
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Series Mario Kart
Platform(s) GameCube
Release date(s) NA October 2003
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (4)
Input methods GameCube Controller, Game Boy Advance
Compatibility 3Stars3.pngEdit rating: Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ Bonus Disc
GameIDs PM4E01
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Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ Bonus Disc is a promotional give-away for pre-orders of Mario Kart: Double Dash!! that includes...

Demos: Video:

Game Boy Advance:

  • Game Link transferable exclusive content for Fire Emblem on Game Boy Advance.

Emulation Information

Improper GameCube Font

Due to copyright concerns Dolphin is unable to include official GameCube fonts, and instead uses "Droid Sans". Unfortunately Droid Sans does not align well with the size/kerning of the official GameCube font, which can cause text to be misplaced, dialogs to display improperly, and other issues due to augmented text sizes. This can be corrected by including a region appropriate GameCube IPL under <Dolphin User Folder>/GC/. A GameCube "IPL.bin" can be acquired from a real GameCube using Swiss. Refer issue 8362.

Incorrect GameINI settings

Dolphin uses a GameINI system to set necessary options for your game depending on its ID. Unfortunately, this system assumes that all GameIDs starting with the character P are Virtual Console TurboGrafx-16 titles, when certain promotional/bonus discs for GameCube can also have an ID starting with P, including the Double Dash bonus disc. Currently (as of 5.0-1444), this only sets Texture Cache Accuracy to Safe which is not a dangerous setting, however this may change in the future. See issue 9938. Fixed by 5.0-1552.


Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike Demo

Enable FullMMU or an error occurs. Does not work before 4.0-3473.

F-Zero GX Demo

Enable FPRF or Interpreter(Beware It's really slow) or camera glitch occurs.

Mario Party 5 Demo

Disable EFB Copies to Texture Only to prevent glitches, such as black/white boxes around sprites.

Sonic Heroes Demo

The Sonic Heroes start menu cutscene displays garbage at the bottom of the screen. Fixed sometime before 5.0-1444.


Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed.


Config Setting Notes

Store EFB Copies to Texture Only

Off Avoid glitches in Mario Party 5 Demo

Game Properties

Config Setting Notes

Enable MMU

On Avoid errors in Star Wars Rogue Squadron III, and camera problems in F-Zero GX

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ Bonus Disc since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

5.0-6356 (current)
2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.


This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
4.0-4366 Ubuntu 14.04 Intel Core i3-3220 @ 3.3GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 All movies work 100%. F-Zero GX and Star Wars demos broken. Other demos fully playable at 100% with some graphical glitches. Xerxes

Gameplay Videos