Pipe Cleaners

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Pipe Cleaners
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Appears in Mario Party 3
Type 4-Player mini-game
Time limit 30 seconds
Music Mustn't Panic

Pipe Cleaners is a 4-Player minigame found in Mario Party 3. The name is a play on "pipe cleaners," types of brush used to clean smoke pipes and also used in arts and crafts.

Gameplay[edit]

The game takes place in a piping system. Each player has to knock the Baby Bowsers by using a hammer as they pop out of the pipes. The Baby Bowsers may trick the player at times. The player who has the most points wins. In NTSC versions of the game, the maximum score possible is 30 points, whilst in PAL versions of the game, the maximum score possible is 25 points.

Controls[edit]

  • A Button + Control Stick up – Hit upper right pipe
  • A Button + Control Stick down – Hit lower right pipe
  • B Button + Control Stick up – Hit upper left pipe
  • B Button + Control Stick down – Hit lower left pipe

In-game text[edit]

  • Game Rules"Hit the Baby Bowsers with the hammer as they pop out of the pipes on either side of you."
  • Advice"The Baby Bowsers will try to fool you. The player who scores the most, gets coins."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese たたけ!ミニクッパ!
Tatake! Minikuppa!
Smack'em all! Mini Bowsers!
French Tuyaux Pas Beaux Unclean Pipes
German Rohrputzer Warp Pipe Cleaners
Spanish Limpiador de Tuberías Pipe Cleaner