Beach Volley Folly

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Beach Volley Folly
Beach Volley Folley
Appears in Mario Party 4
Mario Party: The Top 100
Mario Party Superstars
Type Extra Room minigame (Mario Party 4)
Special minigame (Mario Party: The Top 100)
Sports & Puzzles minigame (Mario Party Superstars)
Music track Try Hard, Folks
Music sample
Mario Party 4:

Mario Party: The Top 100: Mario Party Superstars:

Beach Volley Folly is a one- or two-player Extra Room minigame in Mario Party 4. If the player selects the Ztar, they get to play this minigame. The Mario Party 4 version of the minigame is also included as a Special minigame in Mario Party: The Top 100 as well as a Sports & Puzzles minigame in Mario Party Superstars. Though the minigame does not appear in Mario Party 5, it is reworked into Beach Volleyball.

Setting[edit]

The game takes place on a beach with red and blue umbrellas, a yellow-and-green umbrella at the bottom left corner, and red and blue fences with several Super Stars on them. There is also a restaurant at the top left corner called Kinopio Burger, presumably the restaurant in which Order Up takes place due to "Kinopio Burger" being that mini-game's Japanese name. During the introduction, the camera takes a view of the Goomba as a lifeguard sitting on his stool and the sun, then zooms out to reveal the two teams that are on each side of the volleyball net.

Gameplay[edit]

The game pits two teams of two against each other in a beach volleyball match. The player(s) must work their way to the top, facing six other teams along the way. If Battle Mode is completed, Free Mode is unlocked, allowing up to four players to play together. The Birthday Cake is also unlocked and placed in the Minigame Room of the Present Room. The game ends when one side reaches five points. In The Top 100 and Superstars, the player can also choose between 7–21 points.

In Mario Party 4, the normal cast of characters is playable alongside characters exclusive to this mode. The exclusive playable characters in Beach Volley Folly are Toad, Koopa Troopa, Shy Guy, Boo, Bowser, and Koopa Kid. They are unlockable characters and are usable only in Free Mode. In later variations of Beach Volley Folly, only the playable cast of characters in those respective Mario Party games is usable.

Controls[edit]

Mario Party 4[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move
  • A Button – Hit the ball / Dive
  • B ButtonJump
  • B Button A Button – Spike

Mario Party: The Top 100[edit]

  • Circle Pad: Move
  • A Button: Receive / Attack
  • B Button: Block / Jump
  • Circle Pad in the air: Move targeting
  • B Button A Button – Spike

Mario Party Superstars[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move
  • Single Joy-Con Right Button – Hit Ball
  • Single Joy-Con Bottom Button – Jump
  • Control StickSingle Joy-Con Right Button – While Jumping: Spike

In-game text[edit]

Mario Party 4[edit]

  • "This is 2-on-2 volleyball. Return the ball within 3 volleys. The first team to get 5 points wins."

Mario Party: The Top 100[edit]

  • Description"Play beach volleyball and reach the point goal before the other team!"
  • On-screen"Reach the point goal first!"

Mario Party Superstars[edit]

  • "This is a beach-volleyball match! Return the ball within three volleys, and try to reach the point goal before the other team!"

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese はくねつ!ビーチバレー
Hakunetsu! Bīchibarē
Sparkling! Beach Volley
Dutch Strandvolleybal Beach volleyball
French (NOA) Volleyball en folie Crazy Volleyball
French (NOE) Beach Volley Délire Beach Volley Delirium
German Beach Volley -
Italian Pazzo beachvolley Crazy beach volleyball
Korean 뜨거운 비치 발리볼
Tteugeo-un Bichi Ballibol
Hot Beach Volleyball
Portuguese (NOA) Vôlei de Praia Beach Volley
Russian Пляжный волейбол
Plyazhnyj voleibol
Beach volleyball
Spanish (NOA) Vóley de playa Beach Volley
Spanish (NOE) Voley playa Beach Volley