Pier Factor

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Pier Factor
Pier Factor from Mario Party 6
Appears in Mario Party 6
Type Donkey Kong mini-game
Time limit 10 seconds to select a barrel
Music Gaming with DK

Pier Factor is a Donkey Kong minigame in Mario Party 6. Its name is a pun on the title of the NBC reality game show Fear Factor. The surroundings of the area suggest that the minigame takes place in the harbor of Delfino Plaza.

Introduction[edit]

Donkey Kong eats a banana at the end of the course, then leaps across the pier to the beginning, where the players are waiting.

Gameplay[edit]

The goal of the game is to get the most bananas, which in Party Mode are transferred into one, two, or three coins (depending on the roulette result). Each player starts by choosing one of the five barrels to jump into. The board, which is a crossway bridge, is covered with bananas. The barrels with the players in them roll down the bridge, turning at every possible chance. If two players bump into each other as they cross onto another path, they move backward and continue down their previous paths.

Ending[edit]

The four players do their victory poses while Donkey Kong poses behind them.

Controls[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move
  • A Button – Confirm

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Choose one of the five barrels. The barrels will collect bananas as they move down the pier."
  • Advice"If barrels hit each other, they will change direction."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ころがってウッホッホ!
Korogatte uhhohho!
Ooh-Ooh-Aah-Aah Roll! (ウッホッホ is a sound associated with monkeys and apes, and appears in all of DK's minigames in this game.)
French Roule-Tonneau Barrel Roll
German Bananen-Bingo Banana Bingo
Italian Barile sul Pontile Barrel on the Jetty
Spanish Caminos cruzados Crossed Paths