Helipopper

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Helipopper
Helipopper.png
Appears in Mario Party 7
Type Battle mini-game
Time limit 45 seconds
Music Skyward Bound

Helipopper is a Battle minigame found in Mario Party 7. Its name is a pun on "helicopter" and "pop".

Introduction[edit]

The camera turns around from the front to back of the first player's helicopter, then the screen splits in four to show the other players.

Gameplay[edit]

Players attempt to use a helicopter to fly around and pop balloons in the sky to earn points within the time limit. There are some balloon bunches in the area that are worth three points. Bullet Bills may also fly by. If a player gets hit by a Bullet Bill, they are stunned for a moment. The player with the most points wins.

This is one of the minigames that can appear in Decathlon Castle. Here, the player's objective is to pop as many balloons as possible to earn as much points as possible, up to a maximum of 1,000.

Ending[edit]

The screen switches to the winner's helicopter, which is shown at a top-diagonal view. If there is more than one winner, the screen stays split with the winners' helicopters getting top-diagonal views. The losers' helicopters can be seen falling to the ground. If the minigame ends in a tie, all of the helicopters fall to the ground.

Controls[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Fly the helicopters and pop as many balloons as possible."
  • Advice"Try to hit the balloon bunches. They are worth 3 points each."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヘリでふうせんわり
Heri de fūsen wari
Balloon Popping by Helicopters
Spanish Estallicóptero Literal translation
French Les Balles de l'Hélico The Helicopter Balls, pun on pales de l'hélico (helicopter blades)
German Luftraumpfleger Air Helpers
Italian Eliscoppiero Literal translation