Jump the Gun

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Jump the Gun
Appears in Mario Party 6
Type 2-vs-2 mini-game
Music Amusing

Jump the Gun is a 2-versus-2 minigame found in Mario Party 6. Its name comes from the phrase "jump the gun", which refers to when a person does something prematurely.

There are only aesthetic differences between daytime and nighttime.


The player mounting the cannon fires a Bullet Bill into the first target. The other player then jumps onto it.


One character on each team controls a cannon that shoots out Bullet Bills. The other character then has to use those Bullet Bills as small platforms to get to the finish line (which is also a platform). Players can only shoot a Bullet Bill onto one of the targets, and may only shoot one at a time. If the other player falls off the stage, a Lakitu hauls them back onto the last Bullet Bill he or she stood upon.


The winners perform their victory animations at the goal point.


Player aiming the cannon[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move the cursor
  • A Button – Shoot Bullet Bill

Player jumping across Bullet Bills[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move
  • A Button – Jump

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"One player creates a bridge by shooting Bullet Bills while the other jumps across them to reach the goal."
  • Advice"When shooting Bullet Bills, consider how far your partner can jump when aiming."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Spanish Ojo que voy Eye that goes
French Saute-Canon Cannon Jump
German Kugelwilli-Kanonade Bullet Bill Cannonade
Italian Spara e Avanza Shoot and Advance