Pair-a-sailing

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Pair-a-sailing
Wario in Pair-a-Sailing from Mario Party 4
Appears in Mario Party 4
Type 2-vs-2 coin mini-game
Time limit 45 seconds
Music track Full of Vigor
Music sample

Pair-a-sailing is a 2-vs-2 coin-collecting minigame in Mario Party 4. The name is a pun on the name of the sport parasailing.

Introduction[edit]

The two teams are shown with one member in a boat and the other parasailing behind them, each in a different lane in the ocean. The Red Team takes off ahead of the Blue Team, then the view fades to a split screen of the two teams.

Gameplay[edit]

In the minigame, one member of each team is in a boat, and the other member is in a parasail, flying above the boat. The goal is to collect as many coins as possible. Speeding up the boat causes the player in the parasail to ascend, while slowing down makes them descend. If the player in the boat hits one of the crates floating in the water, they will be stunned for a few seconds, and the parasail will drop to its lowest height. The minigame ends after 45 seconds, and each member of the team gets the number of coins they won.

Ending[edit]

The ending shows both teams on an island, their boats parked. Any team that has collected at least one coin will celebrate; if a team collects no coins, its members will do losing poses instead.

Controls[edit]

Boat driver[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move
  • A Button – Speed up
  • B Button – Slow down

Parachute sailor[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move

In-game text[edit]

  • Game Rules"This is a coin-collecting bonus game. Teams cooperate in the boat and parachute to get all the coins they can!"
  • Advice"Going slower means the parachute will sink lower. The driver of the boat must avoid the obstacles in the water."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese GOGO!パラセーリング
GOGO! Parasēringu
GOGO! Parasailing
French Parachute Sensationnel Sensational Parachute
German Wind unterm Hintern Wind Beneath your Backside
Italian Coppia paracquatica Couple Paraquatics
Spanish Esquí paracuático Para-Water Skiing