Worst Mario Party Minigames


The Top Ten

1 Tug o' War - Mario Party

Can't you just do this in real life?

Oh look, it's everyone's favorite blister simulator!

I like this mini game no joke

I hate the n64 controller. it looks suggestive, causes blisters, and looks like it was made for aliens.

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2 Get a Rope - Mario Party 5

Do what the title says, GET A ROPE. You either survive or get crushed by a 100 pound (or ton I dunno) weight - N64Dude

Well, I don't like any of the luck-based mini-games but some of them are a little more exciting. This is so boring. I have played Mario Party 1,2,3,4,5 and this is the worst mini-game of them all.

The name says it all - spodermanfan1000

At least Tug O War was a creative minigame. This one is unoriginal and completely luck based. When I think Mario Party I don't think picking ropes and seeing who wins. - chopsie01

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3 Crane Game - Mario Party 1 & 2

This minigame is so blatantly against the three players, there's no hope of winning if you you're one of the three stooges, which, come to think of it, is how most of the 1v3 minigames are.

If you are one of the three people then you have no chance of winning.

It's like heat stroke when it comes to the odds of winning as the three. Pretty much impossible.

This is the minigame that Heat Stroke from Mario Party 5 copied.

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4 Flip the Chimp - Mario Party 8

The problem with this challenge is that there is a small time window between moving the controller to one side and the monkey actually changing, and you can get hit easily within that time frame, making this game very difficult to play, let alone win. I'd take a luck based minigame over this any day of the week.

Its basically impossible thanks to the crappy motion controls - aarond09

Oh this must be easy...you just turn the wii remote *after playing* I guess breathing is a hard task now... - spodermanfan1000

Like No Joke this was the First Mario Party 8 Minigame I have ever Played! I'm not Joking, its real!

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5 Slot Car Derby - Mario Party 1 & 2

I love this one! It's hard, but I have so many memories.

This wasn't a great game in Mario Party but I wouldn't say it's Top 10 worst. - chopsie01

This was easy and fun and if you hate this, get good

Mario Party 1's was meh but mario party 2's was okay. - spodermanfan1000

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6 Honeycomb Havoc - Mario Party 2

I like this one, I don't get why people hate it it's so easy. I'm able to quickly screw people over in this and it's so funny. I just count ahead and figure out every option quickly so I can basically control the flow of the minigame.

I like this one but is unfair I mean REALLY unfair. - spodermanfan1000

I like it personally!

I just wanna know how this one, “The Beat goes on” and “Pirannahs pursuit” somehow all managed to make it into “Mario Party the Top 100” for the 3Ds I’m only 24 but A video I watched all put these as “worst MP mini games” - MJfan119

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7 Bowser Toss - Mario Party 3

The controls of this minigame are so hard!
Really tough to have a nice score..

Never mention it,
NEVER Mention It!
When I was in Story mode. In Battle royal and duel maps.
That minigame WAS so hard to win in it.
I every time lose coins with that minigame.

8 Wingin' It - Mario Party 7

This game is just lazy, you have 10 seconds to mash the A button. that's it - cabennett18

Spam the A button,how original..

9 Trick or Tree - Mario Party 6

Oh god this game stinks it is complete luck - cabennett18

Looked like a fun minigame but no, another luck minigame... - spongyoshi

Oh,another of this minigame where you need to follow the path of the right item?
WRONG,just random based...

10 Heat Stroke - Mario Party 5

You know how Cash bash is known for being incredibally one-sided against the 1 player? That 1 player wants his revenge. And he WILL get that with Heat Stroke. Be honest, has ANYONE ever won this as the 3 player?!

People say that Crane Game from Mario Party 2 was way too heavily weighted on the one player? Oh, they haven't played this minigame yet!

Surprisingly, not in the top ten.

This mini game is not fun. The team of 3 have nearly no chance of winning. The solo player almost always win. It’s hard to react to hammer swings. If you jump during fake swing, you may mess up. Around 3rd or 4th layer, fireballs will drop. Touch them, you’re gone. The only way for 3 players to win was for solo player to fake swing on purpose for whole time like an idiot. Overall, not fun for your 3 guests.

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The Contenders

11 Pedal Power - Mario Party 1

Want blisters? Play this. Even Chuck Norris got blisters from it.

People complain about Tug o' War?
Ohohoh it's NOTHING compared to THAT!

12 Pitfall - Mario Party 6

Like Pick A Rope but at least, there's not a player who have the unfair advantage to pick a rope first... - spongyoshi

13 Rudder Madness - Mario Party 8

I won every time, because I did nothing, I gave up

"YOU'RE TOO SLOW! " - Sonic & every other person who played this minigame.

So slow.

Will this minigame exciting and have fast gameplay! OH BOY...what the hell is this minigame... - spodermanfan1000

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14 Get the Lead Out - Mario Party DS

Spam A and never win

I hate this mini game seriously are the other characters on drugs

No matter what, you will never manage to the 20 centimeters

When you land on a duel space and you get this minigame and the com is on drugs.

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15 Bash N' Cash - Mario Party 1

If you're the 1 player against the three, this game will suck for you!

Even if you don't lose a single coin you get nothing in the end!

If you're in first and you're forced to play this minigame, you'll drift down to the low ranks and your reputation will be ruined. Good luck getting back in first. - Hotheart123

I hate this minigame!

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16 Pizza Me, Mario - Mario Party 9

What is this here?! Our entire family loves it. Whats wrong with Ya!?

This game makes me hungry

That's not enough people. & besides, Rosalina was supposed to replace Princess Peach since Peach always sucks at all Mario Parties.

So you say this minigame sucks because Rosalina is not playable in this game?
Well,that's retarded.

17 Candlelight Fight - Mario Party 4

It's hard to win on both sides! you have a 90% chance of losing.

I gotta admit my favorite mario party is the 4th but it is 99.99% good cause this minigame. The minigame is unplayable - spodermanfan1000

18 Trace Cadets - Mario Party DS

I have been playing Mario party DS for years now and this is the one mini game that I can't beat. The directions don't help either. It's impossible to draw the shapes

I've played Mario Party for years and this and Get the Lead out are the worst. This is a bigger offender because of how hard it is and how the directions don't help.

The worst of the game.

I hated this mini game! This one was harder than it looked. Especially if you didn’t have a steady hand like I did. - MJfan119

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19 The Beat Goes On - Mario Party 3

The name is incredibly fitting. The beat goes on and on and on for about five minutes. The only way to get through this thing quickly is to just throw the game. Something that no minigame has made me stoop to. Also if two or more people make it to the end after memorizing a 20 beat song you get a draw and no coins for it.

Like the title says it goes on forever. One of the most boring Mario Party mini games in the series.

UGH this is boring...i'm NEAR THE END! Wait...DRAW!? 5 minutes wasted just for no coins. More like the beat drags on. - spodermanfan1000

i could have played 10 different minigames in the time it takes to finish

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20 Day at the Race - Mario Party 2

The odds are highly unfair in this game, since its one vote a racer the last person doesn't get to decide, usually resulting in their loss.

I just choose the Boo and I 75% win. - spodermanfan1000

Ugh this game ALWAYS lets the CPU's pick first and I'm usually left with the thwomp - cabennett18

TheRunnawayGuys, I feel your pain.

21 Cut from the Team - Mario Party 8

In my opinion, the worst of the luck based minigames in Mario Party 8. The others were more interesting in what happens - in one you hope to blast your opponent into the next county, while the other was an interesting RPG card battle - but this one...you just cut ropes and hope not to get launched into oblivion. It's not as entertaining.

This one is just cheap. Sometimes it just decides to launch 3 people in one go on the first try and lets one person win by doing nothing. Case in point I was playing this one with my mum one time. Me as Wario went first, gets launched on the first try, my mum as Boo went next, she gets launched on the first try, then it was CPU Daisy and she gets launched first try so stupid CPU Luigi got a cheap ass easy win by doing nothing.
Even Bowser's Big Blast was fairer then this!

Like Pier Pressure.. Stupid and unoriginal and unfair!

My sister likes this game - DumbWays2DieFan

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22 Right Oar Left - Mario Party 4

Controls? More like a sack of crap puked from a hippo!

Its mediocre at best but if you are a skilled player its not so bad - spodermanfan1000


first there's a question of control I can't CONTROL THIS

Second where the heck am I going? Just horrible for such a great game

1. The controllers are awful! WHY NOT USE THE TRIGGERS!?

2. It's impossible to see.

3. The CPUs always win!

4. Teamwork doesn't get you anywhere!

Why does Mario party 4 have the worst 2 vs 2 mini games?

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23 Pit or Platter - Mario Party 9

I hate this with a burning passion

I couldn't agree more.

I only one it once just pick ick! Get of you pot or platter

Too hard and too boring - DumbWays2DieFan

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24 Ion the Prize - Mario Party 8

Unresponsive controls, horrible gameplay, and overall boring. - spodermanfan1000

25 Skyjinks - Mario Party 9

It's a race to the end, but the screen moves at a set constant speed. So everyone gets a chance to catch up to you as you can't go faster than the screen. The minigame ends with all four players pushing against the right side of the screen, and you don't know who the game will pick as the winner. Just seems like an unfinished game.

It's not Platform Peril - GengarGuy

R u kidding it's my favorite game from mp9 - cabennett18

I hate this f...ing minigame

26 Cheep Cheep Chance - Marioparty DS

Actually I kind of like this one.
No no no Yoshi not THAT pole! Phew safe for now. - MJfan119

This mini game is 100% Luck. There's no way to tell if you win or lose

H8 this mini game so much... Luck is never in my favor. I have lost so many stars thanks to this game...

27 Sumo of Doom-o - Mario Party 6

This is one of the worst controlled mini-games of the series. Why have two separate sticks to control each set of tires when you can just have A to accelerate and use the left stick to steer like every other game?

Very boring and lacks excitement - spodermanfan1000

Both of these games have the same problem... the controls are simply horrible.

I personally love the horrible controls of this game,that's what make it fun

28 Bowser's Big Blast - Mario Party 2

This is also in Mario Party 4! But it is rename Bowser's Bigger Blast! Most gamers hate this Mini Game!

Even worse in Mario Party 4 it's TOO SLOW!

Its okay but...luck - spodermanfan1000

29 Tap Dash - Mario Party: Island Tour

Most pointless game ever. A character appears on the top screen, then you touch that character on the touch screen as fast as you can.

Every single mario party island tour minigame should be on here somewhere. - spodermanfan1000

I agree with you. This minigame is retarded



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30 Paddle Battle - Mario Party 1

This is the worse version then Tug O’ War

Basically an unfair 1 vs. 3 minigame that gives you blisters. - Tyler730

31 Shake It Up - Mario Party 8

Hey, let's masturbate!

Dumb minigame! U just shake the Wii mote for 5 seconds! Nothing more to say how stupid this mini game was!

This game is too easy I constantly keep winning it

Shake the wii remote fast and you win... - spodermanfan1000

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32 At the Chomp Wash - Mario Party 8

Just like shake it up super easy all you need to do is need to be fast with the wii remote. - spodermanfan1000

33 10 to Win - Mario Party 9

This could be better if it was easier to follow the cards being shuffled!

Luck based. Need I say more?

Name says it all - spodermanfan1000

Its. Just. Luck.

34 Booting Gallery Mario Party 8
35 Rotation Station - Mario Party 8

Horrible controls...

I think as this as very fun
when I was little I play this all the time

36 M.P.I.Q - Mario Party 3

80% Of the time its like, What's 1 + 1? 20% of the time its, What is the total amount of coins with everyone's total combined plus the square root of 9,375?

You have no record of your answer. You almost answer every millisecond and not letting toad finish his sentence! How are you supposed to answer!

Any game with human players is just spamming A... Not fun.

Pbg put this at his number 1

37 Rowed to Victory - Mario Party 8

How the (bleep) you are suppose to get to the end, the controls are hard and BAD teamwork..

Bad controls, the COM makes you go in the wrong direction, and the gameplay is boring. - spodermanfan1000

The COM wants you to lose. - GengarGuy

I find this minigame to be easy

38 Mecha Choice - Mario Party 9

There's a trick to winning this. After you enter a room, you may see a door close. Pick that door. - cabennett18

39 Pier Pressure - Mario Party 9

I hate that kind of minigame just random based..
And you can even loose because you are playing last...

40 Random Ride - Mario Party 5
41 Skipping Class - Mario Party 9


42 Dunk Bros. - Mario Party 6

This game, its fun but seriously, the AI is just very HORRIBLE and very DUMB, the cpu on your team is like a JOKE. While the other team just destroys you by swarming you and they make shots EVERY TIME

43 Whomp Stomp - Mario Party 9

I always end up getting crushed most off the time

44 Bowser's Bad Breath - Mario Party 10

Sensitive controls - spodermanfan1000

This game stinks all you do is blow in the gamepad and it copied it from Mario Party 9

45 Bowser's Bogus Bingo - Mario Party 10

At least Bowser's Big Breath is kinda fun but this one is unfair to bowser cause you have a 80% chance of rolling the same thing over and over again til the game ends. - spodermanfan1000

Bingo is never a good idea for Mario party, especially with Bowser. Mario Party 10 is a great game but this and Bowser's Bad Breath are the worst mini games.

Boring and stupid luck. - Tyler730

Well I like it because of how stressed you are if you are in the team against Bowser,it makes this minigame more intense!

46 Hand, Line and Sinker - Mario Party 3

Also the controls for the solo player is awkward and the team players are so slow..

The boring minigame of all. It's flat. Swimming around with "A" from a hand rod. And it runs for 60 boring seconds with no action at all!

47 Speedy Graffiti - Mario Party 8

Just spray color everywhere and YOU WON!

I hate motion controls and Speedy Graffiti is no exception. - spodermanfan1000


48 Contagious - Mario Party 7

I do like coin minigames but they need to have a gimmick so it's a challenge to get the coins for example Mario Party 8's Winner or Dinner you must get the coins by avoiding the spikes and piranha plants but this minigame is bland and boring - spodermanfan1000

Lazy - GengarGuy

I could show you a still image of the minigame and you could figure it all out. DICE BLOCKS FOR COINS. really?

Spam A and get lucky with the dices...
I wanna play a minigame not THAT!

49 You're the Bob Omb - Mario Party 8
50 Sick and Twisted - Mario Party 8

*MP8 tie minigame music playing* - Cesium

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Top Remixes (4)

1. Pedal Power - Mario Party 1
2. Get a Rope - Mario Party 5
3. Pitfall - Mario Party 6
1. Tug o' War - Mario Party
2. Crane Game - Mario Party 1 & 2
3. Slot Car Derby - Mario Party 1 & 2

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