Bumper Thumper

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Bumper Thumper
Bumper Thumper
Appears in Mario Party: Island Tour
Type General minigame
Time limit 60 seconds
Music track Wide open!

Bumper Thumper (Dodge and Drive in the British English version) is one of the General minigames from Mario Party: Island Tour.


Players boost to the center of the screen and bump others three times.


The minigame takes place on a tall tower in an amusement park. The object is to be the last player on the tower by pushing the others off the edge using their hovercrafts. However, the platform is initially protected by walls around it. The sixteen sections of the wall will lower by half if they are hit, and will disappear if they are hit a second time, enabling losses.


  • Circle Pad – Move

In-game text[edit]

  • RulesAmerican English "Fire your Boosters, and bump the other players off the platform."
  • RulesBritish English "Bash the other players' hovercrafts to knock them over the edge."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese はじいてマシーンバトル
Hajiite mashīnbatoru
Flinging Machine Battle

Dutch Botsbandbonje
Bumper tyre quarrel
French Aéro-tamponneuses
Aero-Bumpers (Probably a pun with "Auto-tamponneuses")
German Kart-Karambolagen-Kreis
Kart Collision Crisis
Italian Autoscontro a razzo
Rocket dodgem
Portuguese Carrinhos de Choque
Collision Cars
Spanish Naves de choque
Bumper Ships

See also[edit]