Absent Minded

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Absent Minded
Super Mario Party - Characters.jpg
Appears in Super Mario Party
Type Free-for-all minigame
Time limit 15 seconds for each round
Music Use Your Head

Absent Minded is a free-for-all minigame in Super Mario Party. Its name comes from the term "absent-minded", referring to someone who's constantly inattentive or forgetful.

Introduction[edit]

The four players are gathered in an autumn setting. One random player tells a joke, prompting everyone to laugh. After the joke, Toadette then gestures the players to the monitor, starting the minigame.

Gameplay[edit]

In this minigame, players must pay attention to the characters on-screen and select which character is not present. To make things harder for the players, the screen may only display one character per frame, blur out the images, or rotate the tiles of the overall image. Players who answer incorrectly are yielded zero points, while the first player to answer correctly gets five points, the second player to do so gets three points, the third player gets two points, and the fourth player gets one point. After three rounds, the player with the most points wins.

On the Challenge Road, this is the ninth challenge of Chestnut Forest and the 19th challenge overall. The goal is to obtain 10 points for the normal challenge and 13 points for the Master Challenge.

Controls[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move cursor
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Select

In-game description[edit]

  • "Figure out which character isn't there!"
  • "Some characters have similar shapes and colors. Don't be fooled!"

List of appearing characters[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese いないのだ~れ?
Inai no da~re?
Whoooo's Missing?
Spanish El intruso The intruder
French (NOA) Perso en trop
French (NOE) Interro à l'intrus Odd one out test
Italian Chi manca? Who’s missing?
Korean 누가 없을까~?
Nuga eobseulkka~?
Whoooo's Missing?
Chinese 誰不在? Who's Missing?