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Questionnaire from Nadeo posted by   eyebo at 16 Jan, 2018
Passing this along, for anyone who hasn't seen it yet. Please take a few minutes to fill it out.

Nadeo says:
Help us to improve Trackmania/Shootmania free access by answering a few questions. It takes less than 4 minutes.

English Questionnaire

Nadeo says:
Aidez-nous à améliorer l'accès gratuit à Trackmania/Shootmani en répondant à quelques questions. Cela prend moins de 4 minutes.

French Questionnaire
Logging into MX posted by   eyebo at 24 Dec, 2017
Server lists in-game are currently down, as is the Channels system.

The ManiaPlanet Player Page is also experiencing problems. This means you may not be able to login to MX, since we use their system for authentication.

In the meantime, you can still use the old login system here on MX to login to your account.

Update: Everything is working good again. Thanks Nadeo!
Site Slowness posted by   eyebo at 28 Jul, 2017

You might have noticed the Trackmania side of Mania Exchange is extremely slow right now, if not completely unresponsive. We're aware of the issue and working to fix it as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience!

Site is working again, for now. We're monitoring the situation.

Kind regards,
Mania Exchange Crew
ManiaPlanet 4 Compatibility Progress Report posted by   eyebo at 11 Jul, 2017

Thanks to the tireless efforts of the Project GPU* team over the past two months, we've completed Mania Exchange's full transition to ManiaPlanet 4!

115,484 maps are now ManiaPlanet 4 compatible on MX. That's 99.72% of all public maps on the site.

:done: Canyon is done! 45,487 MP4 maps. (99.68%)
:done: Storm is done! 15,304 MP4 maps. (99.58%)
:done: Stadium is done! 45,008 MP4 maps (99.88%)
:done: Valley is done! 8,909 MP4 maps. (99.38%)

You can read more about why all this effort was needed.

*Project GPU is a collaboration between the MX Crew, and a group of server owners and community leaders.

Thanks to   Linkin|Alex for organizing the project!

A big thanks to all those who helped us reach this point:
Map upgraders: Alex, bueddl, BushMonkey, eyebo, chuckie, Haagse, Rasque, Solux, Chris92, Ascent Smoke, Vulnerra, Osaka, Fiendy, killervirus, Schpaik, Paragon Luké, and all of you out there who upgraded your own maps!
Development Support: TGYoshi, TheM, Solux, xrayjay, adsun, skyslide and the Nadeo dev team.
Contributed TitlePacks: Dommy, Wohoohi, Elvestad, smorgasgurka, adsun, Paragon Luké, Okami, and others.
Steam Summer Sales! posted by   eyebo at 23 Jun, 2017
If you don't own all the environments yet, now's the time to get them!
The Steam Summer Sales are upon us!

Until July 5, 2017
50% discounts on Canyon, Valley, Stadium, ShootMania, and TMUF+3 TM2 environments.

€ 4,99 - Stadium
€ 9,99 - Canyon
€ 9,99 - Valley
€ 9,99 - Shootmania

Or get the TrackManias bundled:
€ 29,99 - TMUF + Canyon+Valley+Stadium

Not on sale, but worth buying:
€ 19.99 - Lagoon
ManiaPlanet 4 Compatibility posted by   eyebo at 17 Jun, 2017

15,304 maps on Mania Exchange are now ManiaPlanet 4 compatible. This is all but 64 of the public maps on the site. This means you should be able to load up most of the maps on the site and use them on your server. (y)

We want to thank a few people who helped us get to this point.

TGYoshi, TheM, [Linkin] Alex, haagse, vincent-p (aka ascent smoke), Dommy, Wohoohi, Elvestad, smorgasgurka, Okami, Paragon Luké, HYPE and bueddl.

We couldn't have done it without you!(l)
Mania Tech Wiki posted by   eyebo at 15 Jun, 2017
Introducing Mania Tech Wiki.

Xymph says:
This site aims to document technical aspects of, and technology in, the games in the Mania series by Nadeo (ok, and Virtual Skipper too). It is a very small wiki now, and because of its nature is likely to remain quite small too. Nonetheless, interested contributors are now invited to sign up and start adding relevant information.

More info in the forums.
ManiaPlanet 4 Maps Update posted by   eyebo at 13 Jun, 2017
There's now a Gameversion filter on the search page. This can help you find MP4 or Pre-MP4 maps more easily. It's also aiding us in finding the maps that still need to be upgraded.

Over the past weeks we've been methodically going through every titlepack and updating all the maps on the site.

As of today, June 13, 2017, nearly 75% of the 14300 maps on the site are upgraded to MP4.
Titlepacks Request posted by   eyebo at 01 Jun, 2017
During our effort to upgrade every map on MX to ManiaPlanet 4, we've come across a problem. We need the original titlepacks where the maps were saved.

If you have a copy of any of these titlepacks below, please contact the MX crew. Send a download link if possible. Dropbox, GDrive, etc.


Your titlepacks are stored in Documents\ManiaPlanet\Packs\

Your help is much appreciated!

Thanks to   Dommy,   Wohoohi,   Elvestad,   smorgasgurka, Okami, Paragon Luké, and HYPE for sending many of the titlepacks we've already used to upgrade maps on the site.
New Platform Blocks posted by   eyebo at 01 Jun, 2017
You may have noticed some new Platform blocks are available in Storm in the update that came out today. Please note this info from Nadeo.

Fix says:
some platform blocs have been added to storm, but bugs (holes) too.
we discovered after the update was done : I suggest you don't use these new bugged ones until they are fixed, or expect to regenerate/fix your maps when they'll be.
sorry for the inconvenience ;,(


Fix says:
It has been mistakenly added to the server. It's unfinished and shouldn't have been in the update. It was too late when we discovered that.

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