Picture Imperfect

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Picture Imperfect
Picture Imperfect in the game Mario Party 3
Appears in Mario Party 3
Type 4-Player mini-game
Time limit 60 seconds
Music Got It?

Picture Imperfect is a 4-Player minigame found in Mario Party 3. Its name is a pun on the phrase "picture perfect."


Players have to remake the original picture of Toad, Mario, or Wiggler by hitting the blue ! Block to stop the correct parts as they appear. Each set of parts flashes by more quickly than the last. The more accurate the picture is, the more points the player will earn. The player(s) who has/have the most points at the end of the minigame win(s).



50 points possible
Section Description Points
Hat Symbol Black X 1
Blue W 5
Red M 10
Purple Γ 3
Green L 7
Nose Big & Round 10
Wario Nose 7
Two slits 1
Triangle Nose 5
Small & Round 3
Mustache Wario 'Stache (with beard) 7
Waluigi 'Stache 1
Mario 'Stache 10
Business 'Stache 1
White 'Stache 3
Mouth Smile 10
Side Smile 5
Bottom Teeth 1
Dimple Smile (with wrinkles) 7
Red Lips 3
Eyes Downward Swints 5
Blue Eyes 10
Eggman Glasses 1
Pupils 7
Swinted (with Eyebrows) 3


30 points possible
Section Description Points
Red Spots Hearts 5
Stars 3
Squares 7
Curved Stripes 1
Circles 10
Mouth Swiggly smile 5
Chicken Beak 3
Red Lips 7
Mad (Teeth showing) 1
Regular Smile 10
Eyes Cool Eyes (looking to the left) 7
Swirly Glasses 1
Cool Eyes 3
Squinted Eyes 5
Regular Eyes 10


40 points possible
Section Description Points
Top Red Hat 1
Red Star 5
White Flower 10
Sunflower 3
Pink Ribbon 7
Nose Brown Wario Nose with 'Stache 3
Triangle Nose 7
Pill-like Nose 5
Nostril Nose 1
Big Nose 10
Mouth Open Mouth 10
Teeth Smile 7
Big Red Lips 5
Frown (with chin mark) 3
Smile (with Licking Tongue) 1
Eyes Black Eyes (with White) 1
Black Eyes 10
White Eyes (with Black Pupils) 5
Thick Slit eyes 3
Slits (with Eyebrows) 7


  • A Button – Hit block

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Hit the block to stop the correct parts as they appear. Try to re-create the original picture."
  • Advice"Each set of parts flashes more quickly on the screen than the previous set. The player with the most points gets coins."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ぴったりモンタージュ
Pittari montāju
Perfect Montage
French Image Imparfait Image Imperfect
German Portrait-Perfekt Portrait Perfect
Spanish Cuadro Imperfecto Picture Imperfect