A N64 Classic
Mario Kart 64's graphics were great for the time. I love the cute but useful weapons and the game has a certain charm in it's multiplayer mode.
The negatives for me are easy--I wish the game had more characters brought in--racing games are most fun when they include large fields, characters like Waluigi, Daisy, Koopa Troopa, Boo, and Link could really boost this game
I also wish the races were longer (3 laps is kinda short) and there were more tracks all together, the 16 tracks become redundant after awhile--especially since only one of them has any real length to it.
That said--this game will always hold a special place in history, and be known as one of the top games to grace the N64, it was innovative at it's time.