Pair 'Em

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Pair 'Em
MPA Pair Em Screenshot.png
Appears in Mario Party Advance
Type Gamble mini-game

Pair 'Em is a minigame in Mario Party Advance.

In Shroom City, this minigame is played at the Pyramid, where Kamek has the player play the game. If they win, they obtain the minigame.

Gameplay[edit]

The player needs to match cards to win coins, but needs at least one trio of each picture.

The Cloud gives the player two coins, Egg gives three, Mushroom gives four, Flower gives five, and Star gives ten. Occasionally, ? Cards appear, and what they represent is not revealed until the card is placed down. If all the cards are put down and matched, then the worths are doubled for all suites. The minigame ends when all cards have been placed, or when every space has been filled. In Shroom City, the player is given thirty coins to start with. The minigame is won by obtaining at least one coin more than started with.

Controls[edit]

  • +Control Pad – Change coins
  • +Control Pad – Place card
  • A Button – Start game
  • A Button – Flip card

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Flip a card and place it. Identical pairs disappear. Get rid of all the cards!"

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ならべてカード
Narabete kādo
Tile Cards
Spanish ¡A agrupar! Group!
French Mariages Literally "marriage"
German Paarweise Pair Way
Italian Megacoppie Megapairs