Spin Doctor

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Spin Doctor
Wario in Spin Doctor from Mario Party 7
Spin Doctor from Mario Party Superstars.
Appears in Mario Party 7
Mario Party Superstars
Type Duel minigame
Music track Cool as a Cucumber
Music sample
Mario Party 7:

Mario Party Superstars:

Spin Doctor is a Duel minigame in Mario Party 7 and Mario Party Superstars. Its name is a pun on "spin doctor," which is someone working in media who tries to sway public opinion one way or the other.


The players need to run through a grid of bridges with a spinning platform at every intersection. Blue platforms spin all the way around, and red ones make a partial rotation. The first player to get to the end wins. If both players arrive at the goal at the same frame, the player on the left always wins. If neither player gets to the goal within a certain time limit, the minigame ends in a tie.


Mario Party 7[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move

Mario Party Superstars[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move

In-game text[edit]

Mario Party 7[edit]

  • Rules – "Run to the goal by navigating a series of spinning checkpoints."
  • Advice – "Slow and steady! Watch which way the checkpoints spin before entering one."

Mario Party Superstars[edit]

  • "Navigate through a series of spinning gates, and make your way to the goal!"


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese クルクル!かいてんロード
Kurukuru! Kaiten Rōdo
Spinning! Spin Road

Dutch Ronddolen
Wander about
French Course Tourniquets
Turnstile Course
German Abgedreht
"Turned in", same colloquial meaning as in English
Italian Gimkana rotante
Rotating gymkhana
Korean 스핀 로드
Seupin Rodeu
Spin Road

Portuguese Dando um Giro
"Performing a Spin" (Pun on the expression dar um giro, which means to take a walk)
Russian Голова кругом
Golova krugom

Spanish Caminos giratorios
Spinning Paths


  • This is the only minigame from Mario Party 7 in Mario Party Superstars not to have appeared in Mario Party: The Top 100.