Roll Call

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Roll Call
There are 17 Boos in Roll Call from Mario Party 2
Mario Party 2
Roll Call from Mario Party: The Top 100
Mario Party: The Top 100
Appears in Mario Party 2
Mario Party: The Top 100
Type 4-Player minigame
Time limit 30 seconds
Music Know What I Mean?

Roll Call is a 4-Player minigame found in Mario Party 2 and Mario Party: The Top 100. The name refers to the real-life term, a "roll call," to be performed by the leader of a group (typically, an army or a classroom) checking to see who is present and who is absent.

Gameplay[edit]

Mario Party 2[edit]

Players have to count the Toads, Boos, or Bob-ombs. For the Toads, there are inanimate mushrooms on the ground with the same caps as the Toads, which should not be counted. For the Boos, they can appear and disappear. For the Bob-ombs, players must count only Bob-ombs that do not explode (those that do must be subtracted). The player who has the same count as the blue count at the top of the screen when roll call comes wins. If no count matches the blue count at the top of the screen when the character count is totaled, the minigame ends in a draw. Also, it is possible to have all four players win this minigame, if they all have the same count and the blue count at the top of the screen matches.

Mario Party: The Top 100[edit]

Only Bob-ombs appear in the Mario Party: The Top 100 edition of this minigame. Gameplay is the same, but players are now ranked based on how close they are to the count at the top. Players who are correct (have the same count as the count at the top) receive first place; other players are ranked based on how close they are to the correct count. A draw will result only if no count matches the correct count and all four players were the same distance in relation to the correct count.

Controls[edit]

Mario Party 2[edit]

  • A Button – Plus 1
  • B Button – Minus 1

Mario Party: The Top 100[edit]

  • A Button: Count +1
  • B Button: Count −1

In-game text[edit]

Mario Party 2[edit]

  • Game Rules"Count how many characters are milling about. Whoever is right when roll call comes, wins!"
  • Game Rules (Mini-Game Coaster)"Count the characters you see. Have the count exactly right when the roll is called to clear the game."
  • Advice
    • Toad: "Don't confuse the mushrooms for Toads. Toads move, mushrooms don't."
    • Bob-omb: "Watch out! If Bob-ombs you've already counted explode, be sure to take them off your list."
    • Boo: "Boos may appear to disappear, but don't be fooled! Keep an eye on them all as you count!"

Mario Party: The Top 100[edit]

  • Description"Count the unexploded Bob-ombs walking around!"
  • On-screen"Count the unexploded Bob-omb!"

See also[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese カウント1・2・3
Kaunto Ichi-ni-san
Count 1-2-3
Dutch Bommen turven Bomb tally
French Un, deux et trois! One, two and three!
German Bob-Ombige Rechnung Bob-ombic Calculation
Italian Appello Roll Call
Spanish (NOA) 1, 2... ¡pum! (Mario Party: The Top 100) 1, 2... boom! (Mario Party: The Top 100)
Spanish (NOE) Pasando Lista Roll Call

Trivia[edit]

  • In the Mini-Game Coaster, the version of this minigame depends on the difficulty played: On Easy, the Bob-omb version is used. On Normal, the Boo version is used. On Hard, the Toad version is used.
  • An unused sprite of Bomberman is found in the data files for this minigame.
  • In the N64 version, if the player pauses the game, the Bob-ombs, Boos, and Toads disappear, preventing the player from cheating.
    • However, in the Toad version of the game, the regular mushrooms do not disappear, making the game easier.