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Here is a list of minigames in Super Mario Party. There are 80 minigames and seven minigame genres: Free-for-All, 2-vs-2, 1-vs-3, Co-op, Team, Rhythm and Toad's Rec Room minigames.

Free-for-All minigames

Name Image In-game description Controls
Trike Harder


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"Race to the finish line!"
"Pedal like mad in a short race to the finish!"

  • Joy-Con (L) / Joy-Con (R) (horizontal) – Pedal


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"Star in the photo!"
"The more central you are in the photo, the more points you get! Do whatever you must to be at the center of attention!"

  • Control Stick – Move
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Punch
Sizzling Stakes


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"Cook every surface of the cube!"
"Your Joy-Con will rumble while a surface is cooking and stop rumbling when a surface is fully cooked."

  • Joy-Con (L) / Joy-Con (R) – Lift the Pan
Snack Attack


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"Catch popcorn, not boulders!"
"If a boulder hits you, you'll spill some popcorn!"
  • Control Stick – Move
Barreling Along


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"Race to the finish line!"
"Tilt Joy-Con forward to speed up."
"Moving through tall grass and puddles will slow you down."

  • Joy-Con (L) / Joy-Con (R) (horizontal) – Move
Sphere Mongers


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"Drag the spheres back to your area!"

"Gold spheres are worth three points!"
Tips: "Your UFO will move slower if you're carrying a lot of spheres."

  • Control Stick – Move
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button - Lower magnet
Senseless Census


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"Count all the Toads!"
"Look through the train car and count the Toads you see!"
  • Control Stick – Move
  • Single Joy-Con Top Button – Increase count
  • Single Joy-Con Bottom Button – Decrease count
Social Climbers


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"Climb to the top!"
"Swing Joy-Con (L) down while pressing L Button/R Button and then release while swinging Joy-Con (L) back up, until you reach the top!"
  • Joy-Con + L Button/R Button – Climb
Can Take Pancake


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"Grab the pancakes!"

"You can only grab a pancake if it's completely uncovered."
"Pancakes with the ★ mark are worth three points!"

  • Control Stick – Move cursor
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Grab
Lost in the Shuffle


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"Find the doll with the most mini-dolls inside!"
  • "Try not to blink during the shuffle!"
  • Control Stick – Move cursor
    Single Joy-Con Right Button – Select
Precision Gardening


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"Pump your water to the flowers!"
"When you see a rainbow over your head, you're almost there!"
  • Joy-Con (L) / Joy-Con (R) (horizontal) – Pump water
Gridiron Gauntlet


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"Stay in it to the end!"
"Get tackled three times and you're out!"
Tip: "Learn to see at a glance which spaces aren't in the path of any Chargin' Chucks."

  • Control Stick – Move
Candy Shakedown


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"Shake out all the candy!"

"Treat Joy-Con (L) like a jar, and shake it until all the candy falls out!"

  • Joy-Con (L) / Joy-Con (R) (vertical) – Shake bottle
Fuzzy Flight School


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"Dodge the Fuzzies!"
"Hit three Fuzzies and you're out!"
  • Joy-Con (L) / Joy-Con (R) (horizontal) – Move
Soak or Croak


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"Splash your rivals out of the pool!"
"The water tank holds five sprays. Shake Joy-Con for a refill!"
  • Control Stick – Move
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Spray
  • Joy-Con (L) / Joy-Con (R) (horizontal) – Refill
Looking for Love


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"Look at the ♥!"
"Don't be fooled by other colors of suits!"
  • Single Joy-Con Top Button - Look up
  • Single Joy-Con Bottom Button - Look down
  • Single Joy-Con Left Button - Look left
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button - Look right
Croozin' for a Broozin'

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"Run from the oncoming Broozers!"

"Be careful of the pipes–Broozers might be hiding inside!"

Trip Navigator
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"Find your way to the goal in the center!"
"If you can't find the path, charge through even if you fall down!"
  • Control Stick – Move
Look Sharp
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Focus on the character!"
"Tilt Joy-Con (L) to adjust the magnifying glass."
"When the character is fully focused, they'll wave to you."
  • Joy-Con (L) / Joy-Con (R) (vertical) - Zoom in/out
Absent Minded
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"Figure out which character isn't there!"
"Some characters have similar shapes and colors. Don't be fooled!"
  • Control Stick – Move cursor
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Select
Don't Wake Wiggler
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"Pet Wiggler without waking it!"
"Petting Wiggler earns you points but you'll lose it all if you wake it up!"
Tip: "Whoever wakes Wiggler gets 0 points."
  • Wave Joy-Con – Pet
Feeding Friendsy
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"Throw the balls into the open mouths!"
"Making a shot when the mouth is glowing is worth extra!"
  • Wave Joy-Con while pressing L Button/R Button – Swing softly to throw low, swing hard to throw high
Stake Your Claim
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"Grab the biggest space!"
"Identify and claim the biggest space before your rivals!"
  • Control Stick - Move cursor
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button - Claim
Rumble Fishing
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"Fish for the strongest rumble!"
"You only get one chance, so make it count!"
Tips: "If the rumble feels weak, find another spot to fish."
  • Control Stick – Move
  • Rumble - Search
  • Shake Joy-Con - Pull
Rattle and Hmmm
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"Pay close attention to the rumbling to find the answer!"
"Feel the difference between three types of rumbling."
"The first to find the right answer gets the most points!"
Tips: "Pay close attention to the intensity and duration of the rumbles."'
  • Joy-Con (L) / Joy-Con (R) (horizontal) – Feel rumble
  • Control Stick – Move cursor
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Select
Metal Detectors
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"Dig up the most coins!"
"When the rumble at your feet is the strongest, dig!"
  • Control Stick – Move
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Dig
Air to a Fortune
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"Take the most coins!"
"If two players jump to the same cloud, neither gets any coins!"
  • Single Joy-Con Top Button / Single Joy-Con Bottom Button / Single Joy-Con Left Button / Single Joy-Con Right Button – Choose cloud
Follow the Money
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"Gather the most coins!"
"If you fall or get hit, you'll lose coins!"
  • Control Stick – Move
Lightning Round
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"Grab the most coins!"
"You'll lose coins if the Sumo Bros' sparks strike you!"
  • Control Stick – Move
Timing is Money
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"Snag the most coins!"
"Don't trigger a Bob-omb or you'll lose all your coins!"
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button + Single Joy-Con Right Button – Ground Pound

2-vs-2 minigames

Name In-game description Controls
Pie Hard "Launch pies at your rivals!"

"You can hold up to two pies at once."
Tips: "The best time to take aim is when your rivals are going back to the table!"

  • Control Stick – Move
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Throw
Tall Order


"The tallest sculpture wins!"

"Shave as fast as you can while the bowl is beneath you!"

  • Joy-Con (L) / Joy-Con (R) (horizontal) – Shave Ice
Making Faces


"Make a face!"

"One player controls the left and right movement, while the other controls forward and back!"

  • Control Stick – Alternate between buttons
Maths of Glory "Defeat your rivals with superior numbers!"

"Aim for the 6!"

  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Stop the Slot
Dash and Dine "Fetch ingredients to complete the order!"

"If you grab the wrong ingredient by accident, just put it back where you found it!"

  • Control Stick – Move
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Take/place ingredient
Fruit Forecast


"Catch the falling fruit!"

"The players below can catch the fruit that the players above miss!"

  • Control Stick – Move
Nut Cases


"Find the crates with the most acorns!"
"Boxes with more acorns have a stronger rumble!"

  • Control Stick – Move
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Take/place box
Tow the Line "Re-create the pattern shown in the example!"

"The first team to 3 points wins!"

  • Control Stick – Move
Perfect Fit "Fit the block pieces together!"

"Rotate Joy-Con (L) and align the two halves of the block!"

  • Joy-Con – Rotate
Juice Box "Work together to bracket the pattern shown in the example!"

"There are always two correct answers to find!"

  • Control Stick – Move frame
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Select
  • Single Joy-Con Bottom Button – Cancel

1-vs-3 minigames

Name In-game description Controls


Smash and Crab


"Dodge the hammers to survive!"
"The attacking team controls are split between left hammer, right hammer, and movement."
  • Control Stick – Move Left/Right
  • Control Stick – Move Crab Left/Right (center player only)
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Smash (left/right players only)
Off the Chain


"Ride the Chain Chomp into your rivals!"

"The defending team wins, even if only one of them is left standing!"
Tips: "The team side should avoid bunching up so they can't all be taken out in one charge."

  • Control Stick – Aim the Chain Chomp
  • Control Stick – Move
Dust Buddies


"Vacuum up the most dust!"
"Players on the defending team should talk among themselves about which direction to go!"
  • Control Stick – Move
Sign, Steal, Deliver


"Deliver as many packages as you can!"

"The team side can each carry up to two packages at a time. The solo player can use the drone to steal packages from rivals."

  • Control Stick – Move drone
  • Single Joy-Con Left Button – Pick up/drop off package
  • Control Stick – Move
Dart Gallery


"Avoid being hit when defending or hit the capsule three times when attacking!"

"Each attacking player has five darts to throw. Use them wisely to corner the defending player!"

  • Control Stick – Move
  • Control Stick – Move cursor
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Throw
Block and Load


"Knock over all the blocks!"

"The solo player's cannon needs to cool down before it can fire again."

  • Control Stick – Move cursor
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Fire cannon
Drop Shot "Hit the bomb serves at the defending team!"

"The defending team wins, even if only one of them is left on the fence!"

  • Control Stick – Move cursor
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Swing racket
  • Control Stick – Move
Bopping Spree "Punch the targets as soon as they light up!"

"Be the first to reach 20 points!"

  • Control Stick – Move
  • Single Joy-Con Left Button – Punch
Drop Quiz "The team side answers the solo player's question!"

"The team side wins even if only one of them makes it through all three of the solo player's questions!"

  • Control Stick – Move cursor
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Select question
  • Control Stick – Move
What a Racket "Lob bombs into the rival court!"

"Use Control Stick to control your character's movement."

  • Control Stick – Move
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Swing racket

Co-op minigames

Name In-game description Controls
Net Worth "Work in sync with your partners to catch lots of fish!"

"Gold Cheep Cheeps are worth three points!"
Tips: "If everyone agrees on a signal, it'll be easier to catch Gold Cheep-Cheeps!"

  • Joy-Con (L) / Joy-Con (R) (horizontal) – Raise net
Sort of Fun "Pass around the balls, and place them where they belong!"

"Any mistakes will cost you a point!"

  • Control Stick (↔) – Pass/Take
  • Control Stick (↓) – Drop
Home on the 'Rang
"Knock over the Pokeys!"

"Hitting a Pokey's head is worth three points!"

  • Joy-Con (L) / Joy-Con (R) – Throw Boomerang
Penguin Pushers "Corral the penguins and push them to the pen!"

"The baby penguins will waddle away from you if you chase them."
Tips: "It's easier to herd more penguins out if one person stands by the exit!"

  • Control Stick – Move
Isthmus Be the Way "Carry the fireworks to the cannon!"
"Falling will cost you time, so be careful!"
  • Control Stick – Move
Go with the Flow "Pop as many balloons as you can!"

"Push Toad with the force of your fans! You have three chances!"
"Sometimes three balloons are tied together. If you get them, you get three points!"

  • Joy-Con (L) / Joy-Con (R) – Blow fan
Miner Setbacks

"Carry the cart to the finish line!"
"Watch out for Piranha Plants!"

  • Control Stick – Move
Fetch Quest "Bring the nine shards to the center!"

"Some paths are inaccessible without someone standing on a button."

  • Control Stick – Move
Suit Yourselves

"Find the cards shown in the example!"
"Have each teammate focus on one card!"
Tips: "Don't take your eyes off the cards while Kamek is shuffling."

  • Control Stick – Move
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Select card
Fireplace Race "Light all the candles!"

"If the Swoop catches you, it'll take you back to the fireplace!"

  • Control Stick – Move


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