Dream Figure Skating
Dream Figure Skating is an event that appears in the Wii version of the game Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games. This is one of very few Dream Events that does not contain items. Unlike the normal Figure Skating, in Dream Figure Skating, four characters skate at once. In Festival Mode, players need to reach day 16 after defeating Eggman Nega or day 12 after defeating Jet the Hawk to try this event.
In the Wii version of the game, instead of just skating, sometimes the characters will do other actions, such as jumping over a Fire Bar or attack an enemy. However, the player does that the same way the regular skating is done. There are two music medleys to choose from; Mario World or Sonic World. While the general gameplay in each is identical, the music, backgrounds and story being told in each are different being based on each respective series of games.
The Mario World medley tells the story of four characters trying to recover a Power Star from Bowser's Castle.
The Sonic World medley tells the story of four characters collecting the 7 Chaos Emeralds and using them to fight a frozen Perfect Chaos who is fought by jumping into him.
Dream Figure Skating also appears in the DS Version referred as Ultimate Figure Skating. Here, players compete to get the highest score. Points are earned by perfoming moves correctly and collecting rings. During the event, the player traces the track with the to control his or her character, collect the rings, and on the way, overcome several obstacles.
The character jumps off a springboard and the player has to connect the numbers that come up on the screen in numerical order. After that, he or she needs to slide up on the screen to jump higher until all the rings in the air are grabbed.
At some point, the player sees a Chaos Emerald circle mark. When the character touches it, he or she needs to quickly trace the yellow line to draw a circle. After that, enemies appear and the player needs to touch the direction he or she wants his or her character to go and deflect the foes before time runs out.
The last obstacle to come up is fighting the boss. Here, notes come up and the player needs to touch the yellow circle when the notes enter it. The notes will come up at the beat of the music. The player mainly wants to hit the notes to do a step attack and damage the enemy. Once the boss is defeated, the event will end.
Collect rings on the ice and do tricks at jump and spin areas. You'll earn points for rings grabbed, enemies beaten, and artistic merit.
Different music can be played during the event. Each song is at a different level.
Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
The event reappears in Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games under the name Figure Skating Spectacular. The event is essentially the same from the original game but with different music and backgrounds and with updated controls using the Wii Remote Plus.
The Mario World medley tells the story of four characters trying to save five Toads from the clutches of Kamek in Bowser's Castle, fighting a Bowser Impostor along the way. It is heavily inspired by Super Mario 3D Land, taking the same Bowser Imposter and level themes from the game.
The Sonic World medley tells the story of four characters saving Wisps from capsules and using them to fight Rotatatron. The whole event is set in Dr. Eggman's Amazing Interstellar Amusement Park from Sonic Colors.
Aside from Mario Music and Sonic Music, classical music was also used in the game.