Bobsled Run

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Bobsled Run
The minigame Bobsled Run.
Mario Party
The minigame Bobsled Run.
Mario Party 2
Appears in Mario Party
Mario Party 2
Mario Party Superstars
Type 2-vs-2 mini-game
Initial record 5'00"00 (Mario Party)
1'30"00 (Mario Party 2)
Music Let's Go Lightly (Mario Party)
Going Somewhere (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 the bobsleds are modeled after penguins in the second game of the Mario Party series. However, in the first game, they are normal sleds with the first team's having a Star front end and the second team's having a Mushroom front end.

Gameplay[edit]

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]

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

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."
  • Advice"Hit the speed-ups on the course to boost your speed momentarily."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スライダーボブスレー
Suraidā Bobusurē
Slider Bobsleigh
French Luge endiablée (Mario Party)
Bobsleigh À l'aise (Mario Party 2)
Furious luge (Mario Party)
Comfortable bobsleigh (Mario Party 2)
German Bob-Abfahrt Bobsled Downhill
Italian Gara di Bob Bobsled Race
Spanish Carrera de Bobsleigh Bobsleigh Race

Trivia[edit]