Koopa Krunch

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Koopa Krunch
The mini-game, Koopa Krunch from Mario Party Advance
Appears in Mario Party Advance
Type Single-player minigame
Music track Slowly Yet Surely
Music sample

Koopa Krunch is a single-player minigame found in Mario Party Advance. Its gameplay is similar to that of Dr. Mario.


The player needs to match three identically colored Brick Blocks to earn points, making sure the structure does not get to the top of the screen. As well as Brick Blocks, Green Koopa Shells sometimes fall, which take up the same space as a Brick Block, but cannot be removed in the usual method. The only way to get rid of them is using a Red Shell to knock out as many Green Shells as possible.

In Play Land, as time passes, blue Brick Blocks come in and the player's color Brick Blocks go by a little faster. In Shroom City, the player must earn 300 points in order to win.


  • +Control Pad – Move blocks
  • A Button – Flip blocks
  • B Button – Flip blocks

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Connect three identical blocks to clear them. Clear shells with red ones."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese コウラでレンサ
Kōra de Rensa
Shell Eraser
French Koopabloc Koopablock
German Panzerparade Shell Parade
Italian Piove piove Fall fall
Spanish Koolumns Portmanteau of Koopa and Columns


  • Every other segment that appears in the pattern in the background resembles the checkered Yoshi Cookie.