Mosh-Pit Playroom

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Mosh-Pit Playroom
Mosh-Pit Playroom from Mario Party 8
Appears in Mario Party 8
Type 4-Player minigame
Music track Everyone's Runnin'
Music sample

Mosh-Pit Playroom is a 4-Player minigame in Mario Party 8. Its name is a portmanteau of "mosh pit" and "ball pit playroom."


The introduction to Mosh-Pit Playroom

The four toy-sized characters appear in a small container surrounded by other toys in a playroom; the container's floor features an 8-bit Mario from Super Mario Bros. Hovering above the players' heads are four Fly Guys carrying a basket filled with numerous balls in each player's color. As the Fly Guys hover out of sight with the basket, the four players each spread out to a corner of the container, and the game begins.


The Fly Guys dump the basket of colored balls into the container. Each player must collect all 50 balls of their own color as they bounce around. Players can jump on their opponents to slow them down temporarily. The first player to collect all 50 of their balls wins. If no one collects 50 of their balls within five minutes, the game ends in a tie.


The ending to Mosh-Pit Playroom

The winner is shown standing alone in the center of the container, doing their victory animation as the Fly Guys dump a basket of confetti over them. In the event of a tie, all the characters do their losing animations instead.


  • Wii Remote: Hold sideways
  • Buttons
    • +Control Pad – Move
    • Two Button – Jump

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Gather all 50 balls that match your panel's color."
  • Hint"Ignore your opponents. Focus on getting your balls!"


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese あつめてカラーボール
Atsumete Karā Bōru
Collect Color Ball

French La Balle au Bond
The Ball on the Rebound
German Pogo-Party
Pogo Party
Italian Palline Birichine
Naughty Marbles
Korean 컬러볼을 잡아라!
Keolleo bol-eul Jabara!
Catch Color Balls!

Spanish ¡Bola va!
Here Comes the Ball!