Nebula Belt

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The beginning of Nebula Belt
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Game(s) Kirby Air Ride
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Nebula Belt, also known as Galax in Japan, is one of the many race courses in Kirby Air Ride. As its name suggests, the track itself appears suspended in space. Its basic appearance is that of a simple, multicolored, figure-8 shaped circuit, only housing a group of very few ramps, and Copy Chance Wheels. It is the only available race course with an obvious lack of enemies. This particular track is possibly one of the simplest to complete, the only obstacles being the very few turns and bends encountered. As a result, machines with very high top speeds, such as the Formula Star, perform well here.

The default amount of laps the Kirbys must complete is 2.

The alternate music that plays on this stage is a remix of King Dedede's boss battle theme from Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land (which is itself a remix of the Gourmet Race theme from Kirby Super Star).

Course Layout

The course begins as a simple long, straight way, like in a Drag Race, but with much wider roads. Soon, the racers can encounter a Copy Chance Wheel on the ground. If they pass over it, they rapidly scroll through the Copy Abilities in the game, as if they swallowed two enemies with a Copy Ability. By pressing A or waiting, the player stops the scrolling and the Kirby gets a Copy Ability.

Eventually, the racers encounter a gentle turn to the right. After this turn, there is a green ramp to the right, allowing players to glide if they want. Later, to the left, there is another Copy Chance Wheel. This area is another long straight, but not as the long as the previous one. The most complicated turns in the course are soon encountered, with a hairpin turn to the left and shortly, another one to the right. This leads to another straightaway with a ramp on the right and a Copy Chance Wheel on the left. This straightaway is the longest one in the course.

There is a gentle curve to the left, with a Copy Chance Wheel on the left, after this, leading to the straightaway to the end of the lap. At the end of the lap, there is a ramp to the left.