Bobsled Run

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Bobsled Run
The minigame Bobsled Run.
Appears in Mario Party
Mario Party 2
Mario Party Superstars
Type 2-vs-2 minigame
Initial record 5'00"00 (Mario Party)
1'30"00 (Mario Party 2)
2'00"00 (Mario Party Superstars)
Music Let's Go Lightly (Mario Party and Mario Party Superstars)
Going Somewhere (Mario Party 2)
Music
Mario Party:

Mario Party 2:

Bobsled Run is a 2-vs-2 minigame in Mario Party, Mario Party 2, and Mario Party Superstars. The minigame seems to be based on the Big Penguin race in Cool, Cool Mountain from Super Mario 64 as in Mario Party 2, the bobsleds are modeled after penguins. However, in the first Mario Party, they are normal sleds with the first team's having a Star front end and the second team's having a Mushroom front end, and in Mario Party Superstars, they are normal sleds with Mushroom-like patterns.

Gameplay[edit]

Mario Party 2 gameplay

The game splits the four players into two teams, each one getting its own bobsled. They must steer their way through a track down to the finish, hitting three speed boosts along the way. In the Mario Party 2 version, there are fewer guardrails, so it is easier to fall (or get pushed by an opponent) off and into oblivion than it is in Mario Party. The first team to reach the finish line is the winner. If neither team finishes within five minutes or both teams fall off the track, the game ends in a draw.

The minigame can be purchased for 100 Coins.

Controls[edit]

Mario Party / Mario Party 2[edit]

  • Control Stick left / Control Stick right – Steer
  • Control Stick up – Speed up
  • Control Stick down – Slow down
  • A Button – Push sled

Mario Party Superstars[edit]

  • Mash A Button to Push Sled
  • Control Stick (Up) – Accelerate
  • Control Stick (Down) – Slow Down
  • Control Stick (Left and Right) – Steer

In-game text[edit]

Mario Party[edit]

  • Game Rules"Team up with another player for a Bobsled Run. Use Control Stick to adjust speed and A Button to push the sled at the start."
  • Advice"If you touch the panels found on the course, your Bobsled will speed up."

Mario Party 2[edit]

  • Game Rules"It's a super-long Bobsled Run! Keep pressing the A Button Button until you jump in the sled."
  • Game Rules (Mini-Game Coaster) – "Steer your boblsed down the long icy shoot[sic] in this bobsled race! Win the race to clear the game."
  • Advice"Hit the speed-ups on the course to boost your speed momentarily."

Mario Party Superstars[edit]

  • "Team up with another player for a race. Cooperate with your partner so you don't fall off the edge. Fall, and you lose the race!"

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スライダーボブスレー
Suraidā Bobusurē
Slider Bobsleigh
Dutch Bobsleeën Bobsleds
French Luge endiablée (Mario Party)
Bobsleigh À l'aise (Mario Party 2 and Superstars)
Furious luge
Comfortable bobsleigh
German Bob-Abfahrt Bobsled Downhill
Italian Gara di Bob Bobsled Race
Korean 봅슬레이 슬라이드
Bopseullei Seullaideu
Bobsleigh Slide
Portuguese Gelocidade Portmanteau of gelo (ice) and velocidade (speed)
Russian Бобслей
Bobsley
Bobsled
Spanish Carrera de Bobsleigh Bobsleigh Race

Trivia[edit]