Dizzy Dancing

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Dizzy Dancing
Dizzy Dancing
Appears in Mario Party 2
Mario Party: The Top 100
Mario Party Superstars
Type 4-Player minigame
Time limit 30 seconds
Music Spinning Polka
Mario Party 2:

Mario Party: The Top 100:

Dizzy Dancing is a 4-Player minigame found in Mario Party 2, Mario Party: The Top 100, and Mario Party Superstars. Its name is a pun on the title of the movie Dirty Dancing.


The turntable record on which the players are standing starts spinning, thus knocking them all into their corners; as a result, the players are now dizzy.


The players have to grab the green treble clef hovering over the center of the record. Due to the players' dizziness, the controls are altered, and players have to figure out how each direction on the controller translates to the screen. Players can jump on, punch, or hip-drop their opponents to stun them temporarily. The first player to grab the clef wins. If nobody grabs the clef when the timer reaches zero, the clef floats away off the top of the screen and the minigame ends in a draw.

In Mario Party 2, this minigame can be bought for 150 coins.

Gameplay in Mario Party: The Top 100 and Mario Party Superstars is different. Players now compete for points in this minigame. Each clef players grab is worth one point, and a new one spawns in another location. After 30 seconds, the player with the most points wins.


Mario Party 2[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move
  • A Button – Jump
  • B Button – Attack
  • A Button Z Button – Hip Drop

Mario Party: The Top 100[edit]

  • Circle Pad: Attempt to move in a given direction
  • A Button: Jump
  • B Button: Punch
  • A Button in the air: Ground Pound

In-game text[edit]

Mario Party 2[edit]

  • Game Rules"The record spins and spins, and so does your head! Be the first of the dizzy dancers to grab the floating musical note."
  • Game Rules (Mini-Game Coaster)"As the record spins, so does your head! Be the first dizzy dancer to grab the note above the record to clear the game."
  • Advice"Figuring out which direction to tilt your Control Stick in to make you walk straight is the key."

Mario Party: The Top 100[edit]

  • Description"Fight through the dizziness to grab the Clef hovering above the record!"
  • On-screen"Grab the Clef!"


See also[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese フラフラレコード
Furafura Rekōdo
Dizzying Record
Dutch Duizeldansen Dizzy Dancing
French Danse débile! (Mario Party 2)
Attrape-note (Mario Party: The Top 100)
Dumb dancing! (Mario Party 2)
Note catch (Mario Party: The Top 100)
German Platten-Meister Record Master
Italian Ballo Vertiginoso Dizzy Dance
Portuguese Discotontos From disco (disc) and tonto (dizzy)
Spanish Baile Mareado Dizzy Dance