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Fixed Character Visual Stats (Vehicle Screen) - A Mod for Mario Kart Wii

Some of the character stats that are seen in the vehicle selection screen do not correspond to the actual stats that are read in gameplay (which can be found here and here).

This mod fixes those incorrect stats. Below is the full list of changes:

* Waluigi:

**** Drift: 2 -> 0

* Bowser:

**** Drift: 1 -> 0

* Dry Bones:

**** Drift: 1 -> 0

* Baby Mario:

**** Drift: 0 -> 2

* Toad:

**** Drift: 2 -> 0

* Wario:

**** Drift: 0 -> 1

* Koopa Troopa:

**** Drift: 0 -> 1

* Daisy:

**** Drift: 0 -> 1

* Peach:

**** Drift: 2 -> 0

* Diddy Kong:

**** Drift: 1 -> 0

* King Boo:

**** Drift: 0 -> 2

* Small Mii (uses Rosalina's intended stats):

**** Weight: 1 -> 0

**** Handling: 0 -> 1

**** Drift: 1 -> 0

* Medium Mii (uses Small Mii's intended stats):

**** Drift: 0 -> 1

**** Off-Road: 1 -> 0

* Large Mii (uses Medium Mii's intended stats):

**** Weight: 0 -> 1

**** Acceleration: 1 -> 0

**** Handling: 1 -> 0

**** Drift: 1 -> 0

**** Off-Road: 0 -> 1

**** Miniturbo: 0 -> 1

In summary, there are two mayor quirks:
  • The devs seem to have confused the "Drift Acceleration" stat with the "Drift" stat (which explains why most characters that have an Acceleration bonus are shown to have a Drift bonus as well).
  • There seems to be a bug in the game that assigns the wrong (unintended) stats to the Miis. This bug has never been fixed in any revision of the game, and it is impossible to fix it without modding the game. Because of this, I had to change the stats accordingly to the ones that are actually read by the game (also in the link above). More info about this.

To install the mod, replace the "machine_para.bin" in /Scene/UI/MenuSingle.szs (and MenuMulti.szs depending if you want to see them in Multiplayer as well). Then, inside those archives, the file is found in the "/./parameter" subdirectory.

Lastly, keep in mind this mod does NOT affect the actual stats that are loaded in gameplay (that one is loaded from a separate archive). This only affects the visual stats from the vehicle selection screen.