Chump Rope

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Chump Rope
ChumpRope 8.png
Appears in Mario Party 8
Type 1-vs.-3 minigame
Time limit 15 seconds
Music Happy-Go-Lucky

Chump Rope is a 1-vs.-3 minigame in Mario Party 8. Its name is a pun on "jump rope."


The solo player turns a rope with a Shy Guy, and three Goombas jump the rope. The Goombas leave, and they are replaced by the trio one by one. The rope stops moving and the game begins.


The solo player must swing the rope to topple the trio within the time limit of fifteen seconds. The trio must jump until the timer runs out.


The solo player beating the three remaining players

If the solo player wins, they perform their victory pose, while behind them the three players are jumping a rope controlled by two Shy Guys, trying to avoid being tripped. If the trio wins, it is the opposite; they perform their victory poses while the solo player jumps the rope instead.



  • Wii Remote: Swing rope
  • Buttons: None


  • Wii Remote: Jump
  • Buttons: None

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"One player swings a jump rope for 15 seconds, trying to trip up three jumpers!"
  • Hint"Controlling the rope? Change up your swing speed! Trying to survive? Pay attention to the speed!"

See also[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese グルグルなわとび
Guruguru nawatobi
Round Jump Rope
Spanish Combate "Fight"; also includes comba (a skipping rope).
French Corde à Sauter Jump Rope
German Hüpfen im Takt Hopping to the Beat
Italian Salta la Corda Jump the Rope