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Greetings guys and girls! i don't know if there's already been posted about tips and short cuts in races.

If you know  tips or short cuts in different races, feel free to add some.

 

Below is screen shots i took for Frozen Warriors, you may need to practise first in single player race.

I Hope my screen shots help!

 

Frozen Warriors

 

 

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ee some of us use these short

ee some of us use these short cuts to win the race alot and posting these makes racing alot harder anyways greatjob on finding them

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Thanks! Im gonna have to try

Thanks! Im gonna have to try corner 3 XD

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I'm sorry to say that corner

I'm sorry to say that corner three doesn't give you any advantage.

In fact you are more likely to lose the race if you are against another good racer. :/

Swift Silver and I used to take it until we realised this. 

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Jennifer

Jennifer corner 3 can be a bit tricky, as its hard to get the ring on the other side haha.

but good luck xD

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Might I add that shortcut two

Might I add that shortcut two and three I never use as they don't give any advantage. If anything they give you a slight disadvantage.

I know this from experimentation and practice. ;)

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My opinion

The corner 1 is a great cut. will probably saves you upto half of the time.

The corner 2 is a disadvantage. there's a possiblity that you might drain up your dragon's energy.

The corner 3 is also a disadvantage. we're more likely to lose the first ring.

 

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2nd this.

2nd this.

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Yep

I only use shortcut number 1 XD

The other's just don't work out for me :/

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Oh boy..

I've known these shortcuts for quite a while, and like Hatt said, it's a great time-saver.

 

But my preference is to avoid using them for the sake of many of the racers, most especially the novices and younger players. I only use the shortcuts when:

 

1) The player shows that s/he is aware of the shortcut and/or has used it in any of the laps.

2) The player torched me at any time during the race, VERY ESPECIALLY at the beginning. Why? Because that pushes all my buttons, and I'm unfortunately a vindictive person.

 

It's considered cheating to me, unless my opponent is a friend or another racing veteran XD *makes chewing noises* Anywho, see you guys at the races sometime!

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Yup

Yup, i'm aware of corner 3 (disadvantage) i posted it anyway haha.

I mainly only use corner 1 (sometimes corner 3 on last lap), as for corner 2 actually i find its an ok short cut (if you get the ring right after the 1st corner), but yeah its a chance to take.

 

Only posted about Frozen Warriors as multiple people asked me about it, and what short cuts there are (regardless of if they give disadvantages), i know just about all the short cuts on all the tracks, which i wont post!, people can discover them by their selves, its really fun! hehe

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FUN? you think that is fun?

FUN? you think that is fun? dudes guys that is a not a fun at all some of us racing truly we follow the race tracks and some of of players just appeared on front when your taking the lead that takes the FUN out of it.

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thats because they know the short cuts

thats because they know the short cuts

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i agree with you on the GR

i agree with you on the GR and FW 'shortcuts'. They are not shortcut they are bugs in the game. But what you going to do about it? Just race how you fell is best. I admit i am weak, i like to win to much and so i use these bugs to win.

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In my opinion these shortcuts

In my opinion these shortcuts (bugs) should be fixed and as soon as you try using them you should be bumped to the starting line or stopped and teleported back to the race track in full stop so you have to speed up again.

 

Why? because these shortcuts are not supposed to exist. Not everyone knows them and they arent exactly fair either. There is a specific length and track you have to follow as everyone else, hence how the rings are placed. Using shortcuts is cheating the racetrack and gaining an unrightful advantage. I myself know them, having noticed them in the past few days, but decided to just ignore them, seeing they are not supposed to be used anyway. I'd rather race through the tracks as I am supposed to and win a race because I am indeed better and more skilled than the others than cheat. I would feel... not right. The glory of winning a race just isnt the same.

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I try to avoid using shortcuts, since it's not fair for those who don't know them. I feel like a cheater whenever I use them.

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the only bad shortcuts are

the only bad shortcuts are the 2 that are bugs. Everything else are not bad in fact there are there for a reason. 

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Yeah if we weren't allowed or meant

Yeah if we weren't allowed or meant to use short cuts, they wouldn't be there. 

They are put there for a reason, its just a choice if you want to use them or not.

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I agree. There used to be a

I agree. There used to be a shortcut in Gronkle Run that was a bit of a mess. It wasn't closed up properly, so you could fly through the walls. But after the latest update, I noticed that the admins had fixed up the messes but they didn't remove the shortcut. They wouldn't have fixed it up if they didn't want it there.

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Agreed. Shortcuts have been

Agreed. Shortcuts have been around since i've started playing. Admins know that they are there and they could fix them but they don't. So I would use them.

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Agreed. I have noticed for a

Agreed. I have noticed for a while that a lot of rings have been placed in just the right place to go through shortcuts. I suspect that most, if not all shortcuts are deliberately placed there. :)

If a player truly loves to race he/she should have a good hunt along the tracks in single player racing like I did when I first learned to race.

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I agree Swift

I agree Swift i did that haha, i did every track on single player about 10 times each track :O!

not only to hunt for short cuts but to get use to the tracks. Practice makes perfect!

And yeah i noticed the some of the rings are either just before or after the short cut.

P.s Racing is fun whether you use short cuts or not!

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I agree with all of the short

I agree with all of the short cut other then FW and GR.

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The admins did make changes

The admins did make changes to the GR shortcut, yet did not remove it in the last update. :) I think it is probably deliberate.

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yep i totally i agree i mean if admins didn't want them they wou

yep i totally i agree!

Like its been said in an above post, if admins didn't want them they would've removed them in the very first update they did, yet they still are there

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might be but those 2 shortcut

might be but those 2 shortcut are the dirty ones. All others i feel fine about.

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I 100% agree :)

I 100% agree :)

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Well, no matter. I consider

Well, no matter. I consider everyone who uses those shortcuts a dirty cheater. There is a racetrack given. See for example a racecar racetrack in real life. If someone shortcuts somewhere they are cheating and are punished for it. There is a racetrack which we have to complete, all of us the same way and compete by how well we can turn and what tactic we use on that length to beat the others.

 

Using a shortcut is cheating. You cut the racetrack while the rest races the whole length yet you get first because you shortened your track. Do you feel awesome after winning a race with using shortcuts while the others clearly did not? Oh, you do? Goodbye Thunderrun races, hello Thundrerrun single player tracks!

 

I am disappointed in the people here and the admins too. It seems like honorable racing is not your thing. -sigh-

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Whoa whoa guys hold your

Whoa whoa guys hold your Dragons there is no reason to fight about this shortcuts, if it is in the game the it is alright and besides this is the Dragons and Vikings world and if this thing is real anyone will do to win and it's just a race and it is helpful too to bit other Riders with boosted outfits. just like the in the store the complete set of the outfit just given your Dragon with a +8 speed up and plus the armored saddle +5 it will be +13 speed up given to your Dragon and not to mention the turning and maneuvering something or radius thing and it might be the way to bit those guys.

 

p.s. i just type those word becuase i was frustrated because 12 hours straight always in 4th place.

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My pov

At the start of the race, you dont know if the other player knows the shortcut or not. if he knows, you cant expect the opponent to go fair and use the normal route. so that might led you to lose the race. 

If you need to become the better racer, you need to practice and get used to the track you're racing. You need to figure out every possible tactic. That includes figuring out the shortcuts as well. 

at one race, you can notice your opponent is using a shortcut. try to use it in the next race. there's nothing wrong in the shortcut. we cant expect every player to win in the race. only the better and experienced player can win. so if you want to win, you need to practice and get used to every single way in the race track.

besides, if you've won a race using the shortcut, the other player will try to figure it out and in that way, you're helping him/her to improve as well.

Besides, almost every player knows the shortcuts. so if you dont use them, you'll probably lose the race. 

This is just my opinion. I'm not saying the above said opinions are wrong either. everyone has their own pov. if you dont want to use the shortcuts, feel free to race in the normal route x) except one or two shortcuts, the others wont make much difference if you've mastered the normal route :)

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i agree with hatt

yep i completely agree with hatt. I spend a lot of time practicing on single player tracks.

there is nothing wrong with using short cuts, i use them (sometimes) so does that make me a "cheater?"

each person has their own opinion like hatt said, everyone races their own way, like i've said before if short cuts weren't allowed to be used admins would remove them. 

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kupo...

I've never used the shortcuts before, and I really do not want to use them. Not because I think I am a cheater, it's because there's a 99% I will crash into a cliff near the shortcut since they are corners and near rocks and my arrows are sensitive! xD

But I may use the shortcuts in Thunder Run Racing Singleplayer ^_^

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Hi! I noticed that your clan has an open spot. I'd love to join. I have 500 something trophies (I know it's not a lot) but I'm trying to earn more, your lowest player has only 30 trophies, and since I have more than that, I thought I could join. You are the best player in the game and I look up to you for that. I'd like to join flame wings. It would help me a lot because I love to race and I want to be better at this game. With a lot of pros in the clan, it would help. Thanks for those short cuts too :) I know swift silver is the leader, but if there is anything you can do about it. Thank you for your time, you're amazing, and I hope to join. 

 

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Hi! I noticed that your clan has an open spot. I'd love to join. I have 600 something trophies (I know it's not a lot) but I'm trying to earn more, your lowest player has only 30 trophies, and since I have more than that, I thought I could join. You are the best player in the game and I look up to you for that. I'd like to join flame wings. It would help me a lot because I love to race and I want to be better at this game. With a lot of pros in the clan, it would help. Thanks for those short cuts too :) I know swift silver is the leader, but if there is anything you can do about it. Thank you for your time, you're amazing, and I hope to join. 

 

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Trench Dive Shortcuts?

I know the shortcuts for gronkle and frozen warriors, but what about trench dive? Lately I've seen some weird racing tactics with racers going through walls it seems, then popping out ahead of me all of a sudden. I can't seem to replicate them when I practice in single player runs (on the first big left bank with the 4 targets is one of the first areas that comes to mind). Any suggestions? I don't use powerups, is this something that requires it?

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