Block and Load

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Block and Load
Super Mario Party - Block and Load.png
Appears in Super Mario Party
Type 1 vs. 3 minigame
Music Proceed with Caution

Block and Load is a 1-vs-3 minigame appearing in Super Mario Party. The name is a pun of "lock and load", a slang term which means a command to prepare a weapon for battle.


In this minigame, the players must demolish a single block tower. The team players each have individual cannons that fire small cannonballs, while the solo player has one big cannon that fires much larger cannonballs at the cost of having to wait periodically for the cannon to cool down. The first group to demolish their block tower wins.


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

In-game description[edit]

"Knock over all the blocks!"
"The solo player's cannon needs to cool down before it can fire again."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 積み木をくずせ!
Tsumiki wo kuzuse!
Destroy the Toy Blocks!
Spanish Asedio al castillo Siege to the castle
French Blocs de destruction Destruction blocks
Dutch Blokkenbombardement Block Bombardment
German Klotz-Kanoniere Block Cannoneers
Italian Cannone abbattiblocchi Block-breaking cannons
Korean 나무블록을 무너뜨려라!
Namubeulogeul muneotteuryeora!
Destroy the Wooden Blocks!
Chinese 摧毁积木! (Simplified)
摧毀積木! (Traditional)
Cuīhuǐ Jīmù!
Destroy the Toy Blocks!