Super Dry Bones Kart is the first installment in the Dry Bones Kart series released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It came out on July 17, 1994 for Japan, October 20, 1994 for Europe, March 5, 1995 for North America, and June 10, 1995 for Australia. IggyKoopa408 later re-released it on the Wii Virtual Console on the same release dates as Mario Kart Wii for all countries it originally released in. It rereleased a second time on the 3DS Virtual Console the same release dates as Mario Kart 7. It came out a third time on the Wii U Virtual Console the same release dates as Mariokart 8. Super Dry Bones Kart introduces 12 racers per race.
Items are obtained through ? Panels, scattered around the track. When the player passes over one, it will turn red (used) and not return orange (though in Battle Mode they will). Once a racer passes over one, with a few exceptions, they will receive an item in their box from the following:
The Mushroom is a more common item than a Feather or a Star, and grants the user a slight boost. It can either be used to slam an opponent or drive over hazards such as sand and grass without losing speed.