Snow Way Out

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Snow Way Out
Appears in Mario Party 8
Type 1-vs.-3 mini-game
Controls Wii Remote:
Shooter: Use the Pointer to move the cursor.
Runners: Hold sideways
Shooter: A Button / B Button Throw snowball
Runners: +Control Pad Move
Two Button Jump
Time limit 30 seconds
Music Chase and Overtake

Snow Way Out is a 1-vs.-3 minigame in Mario Party 8. Its name is a pun on "no way out".


The three players pop out of the roof of a cottage (similar to the one seen at the end of the Mario Party 5 minigame Tube It or Lose It), on to the roof, in a background of snow, and trees with snow on them. The solo player drives in on a snow vehicle.


Results of the minigame

The solo player's goal is to make the three fall off, by shooting snowballs from the vehicle, and either hitting them directly to encase them in ice, or hitting the roof, making it slippery, thus making it easier for them to fall off. The trio's goal is to survive until time runs out.


If the solo player wins, they perform their victory dance while the other three sit in the snow, dizzy, after being frozen. If the trio win, the solo player is forced to retreat with a sad face as they do victory poses.


Solo Player: Wii Remote to aim, A Button to fire. Trio: +Control Pad to move, Two Button to jump.

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"One player has 30 seconds to make three rivals fall from a roof by throwing snowballs and icing up the shingles!"
  • Hint"Throwing snowballs? Ice the roof! Make foes slip! On the run? Watch out for slick spots!"

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ぶつけてスノーボール
Butsukete sunōbōru
Throw Snowballs
Spanish Avalancha artificial Artificial avalanche
French Les Fuyards sur le Toit The Runaways on the Roof
German Schneeballschlacht Snowball Fight
Italian Un Tetto per 3 A Rooftop to 3


  • A Koopa Troopa can be seen looking through the window and waving from inside the cottage.