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The Duel mini-game, Chicken! from Mario Party Advance
Appears in Mario Party Advance
Type Duel mini-game
Music track Mini-Game Theme 10
Music sample

Chicken! is a Duel minigame found in Mario Party Advance. Its name refers to the real-life game of Chicken, a game that involves lasting for as long as possible without yielding to another player.

In the Shroom City mode, this minigame is played against Mouser when the player arrives at the third and final floor of Duel Tower.


Both players move out of the way as a Thwomp slams to the ground between them.


Both players try to stay under the Thwomp for as long as they can, but they must also avoid being squished by it. Both players can tell how far the Thwomp has fallen by how large the shadow that appears in the center of the tower is. The players can attempt to fake the opponent out by walking out of the shadow and going back in. If one player flees, the other has a chance to get out to win. Victory goes to whoever is not flattened by the Thwomp or is the one who stays under longer. If both players are flattened, then the match is a draw.


  • A Button – Flee
  • B Button – Fake out

In-game text[edit]

Thwomp's about to fall! Stay under it the longest, and you win!

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese たえろ!チキンドッスン
Taero! Chikin Dossun
Coward! Chicken Thwomp
French Pétoches Fear
German Feigling! Coward!
Italian Coniglio Chicken (literally "Rabbit"; in Italian it's a figurative saying for a cowardly person)
Spanish ¡Gallina! Chicken!