Bowser's Peculiar Peak
Bowser's Peculiar Peak (known as Bowser's Bizarre Volcano in the British English version) is one of the seven boards in Mario Party: Island Tour, unlocked by playing every other board, excluding Shy Guy's Shuffle City, at least once. The objective of this board is the exact opposite of the objectives of all other boards in the game except Star-Crossed Skyway; it is a race against Bowser, who hosts this board instead of Yellow Toad. This board introduces Bowser Dice Blocks which can hinder the player; if the player rolls doubles, they remain where they are. Once a player is 16 spaces or less from Bowser, at the start of the next round, Bowser adds seven Bowser Spaces scattered across the board to make the game much more difficult. The player closest to Bowser also will get the chance to pick the minigames. When a player reaches Bowser, the player has to roll a three or lower to prevent being knocked away. Players can still roll doubles if they reach Bowser. The player still on the board and farthest away from Bowser wins.
When a player gets knocked away, Lakitu is shown catching them and holding them, presumably to keep them safe.
The music used during this board is an arrangement of "Koopa's Road" from Super Mario 64.
Bowser Dice Blocks
One of the main gimmicks of the stage is that Bowser Dice Blocks are handed to players based on their performance in minigames. These blocks are added to the regular Dice Block rolled on each player's turn, increasing the amount of spaces they can potentially move on a turn (and thus, shortening the time it takes to reach Bowser). However, rolling doubles will prevent them from moving.
When playing with fewer people, the distribution is different:
If the player reaches the goal first, that person participates in the Bowser Challenge. If the player rolls a one, two, or three, they are safe for another turn, but if the player rolls a four or more, then Bowser flings the player far away, which ends the game and that person will receive last place.
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