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Domination from Mario Party 4
Appears in Mario Party 4
Type 4-Player mini-game
Time limit 10 seconds
Initial record 80
Music track Hurry! Hurry! (when setting up the dominoes)
How Many? (when counting the dominoes)
Music sample
Setting up dominoes:

Counting dominoes:

Domination is a 4-Player minigame in Mario Party 4. Its name is a pun on "domination" (having control over something else) and dominoes. If the player is able to knock down 100 Whomps or more, they will unlock Goomba's clock in the Present Room.


The camera pans down a long row of Whomps, stopping on the four players. The Whomps then disappear into the ground as the game starts.


The goal is to set up the most Whomps, which act as dominoes. Each character wields a mallet and a switch. The players have 10 seconds to hit the switches as many times as possible. Each time a switch is hit, a Whomp is set up. When the time is up, the characters punch the Whomps, knocking them over. The character(s) with the most Whomps knocked over win(s).


After all the Whomps are knocked over, at least one more Whomp appears in front of the winning line, holding a flag, with winners on top. Winners then do victory poses. If the minigame ends in a draw, all four players do their losing animations.


  • A Button – Tap the switch

In-game text[edit]

  • Game Rules"Press the switch repeatedly to set up your Whomp dominoes."
  • Advice"Press A Button as fast as you can for ten seconds."

See also[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese バッタンドミノ
Battan Domino
Whomp Domino
French Domino Whomp Whomp Domino
German Domino-Desaster Domino Disaster
Italian Domino
Spanish El rocaminó Portmanteau of roca (rock) and dominó (domino)


  • This minigame is based on Hudson Soft's Shooting Watch. The scoring limit is 160, most likely because that is Takahashi Meijin's trademark number of button presses in 10 seconds.