Bash 'n' Cash

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Bash 'n' Cash
The minigame Bash 'n' Cash.
Appears in Mario Party
Type 1-vs-3 Coin mini-game
Time limit 30 seconds
Music track Ducking and Dodging
Music sample

Bash 'n' Cash is a 1-vs-3 minigame in Mario Party.


The minigame takes place inside a small tower. The opening scene shows the gate being locked, and the three team players surround the player in the Bowser Suit.


The solo player in the Bowser Suit must evade the other three players and avoid their hammer strikes for 30 seconds. Each hit robs the solo player of a Coin Bag (or a Coin if they have four or fewer Coins). The solo player can then attempt to reclaim the Coin Bag before another player gets it. The solo player can avoid being hit by hammers by jumping on the other players, while team members can spread out to limit movement for the solo player. Any Coins lost by the solo player are subtracted in the final Coin count. The minigame ends when 30 seconds pass or when the solo player loses all of their Coins.

In Bowser's minigame version, the Coins that the team of three knocks from the player in the Bowser Suit disappear so that nobody can collect them. If the player in the Bowser Suit manages to avoid losing any Coins, Bowser takes 15 Coins away from them.

On Mini-Game Island, the player starts with 20 Coins. The player's objective is to survive for 30 seconds without losing all their Coins. If they do so, they clear the minigame and earn the number of Coins they have left.


Solo (1 player)[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move
  • A Button – Jump

Group (3 players)[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move
  • A Button – Attack

In-game text[edit]

  • Game Rules"Hit the player in the Bowser Suit with your hammer. The person in the Bowser Suit must run away until time is up."
  • Game Rules (Mini-Game Island)"Dress like Bowser and get chased by everybody. If you have even 1 Coin left, you clear the game."
  • Game Rules (Bowser)"The player in the Bowser Suit must run, run away! You don't even want to hear the words Bash 'n' Cash!"
  • Advice"The player in the Bowser Suit can also grab the Coins that get bashed out of him."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese クッパのきもち
Kuppa no Kimochi
Bowser's Feelings

French Tape-gagne
Hit 'n' win
German Großes Münzprügeln
Big Coin-Beating
Italian Bash 'n[sic] Cash[1]


  • This minigame appears to be set in the same area as the original Mario Party's versions of Grab Bag and Hot Bob-omb. It is also the only one of the three that did not return for Mario Party 2.


  1. ^ Mario Party European manual, pag. 141