Spin Doctor

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Spin Doctor
Spin Doctor MP7.png
Appears in Mario Party 7
Type Duel minigame
Music Cool as a Cucumber

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


The player needs 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 person to get to the end wins.


  • Control Stick: Move

In-game text[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."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese クルクル!かいてんロード
Kurukuru! kaiten rōdo
Spinning! Rotation Road
Spanish Caminos giratorios Spinning paths
French Course Tourniquets Turnstile Course
German Abgedreht "Turned in", same colloqiual meaning as in English
Italian Gimkana rotante Rotating gymkhana