Squared Away

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Squared Away
Mario Party 5 Squared Away.png
Appears in Mario Party 5
Type 1-vs-3 mini-game
Time limit 30 seconds
Music In Great Fear

Squared Away is a 1-vs-3 minigame found in Mario Party 5. Its name is a play on the expression "squared away", used to refer to one who is skilled and ready to accomplish their tasks.


The tiles for the grid drop down on the board while the solo player stands on a block in the upper left corner. All the blocks drop down; three big ones and one small one. The solo player jumps into the small one and the minigame begins.


The solo player must avoid being crushed by the team players. The team players can cover 4 tiles, which is more than the solo player (which is only 1 per roll), with each roll, but to counter this disadvantage, the solo player moves much more quickly than the team players.


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Depending on whoever wins, the loser(s) will be chased by Thwomps in the background and trip while the winner(s) perform their victory pose on top of a golden Thwomp.


  • Control Stick – Move

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Three players each climb into a giant cube and try to squish the fourth player, who's trying to escape in a smaller cube."
  • Advice 1"The player in the smaller cube should make tight turns to escape the giant boxes."
  • Advice 2"The three players in the giant cubes should cooperate and try to corner the fourth player."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ころころペッタン
Korokoro pettan
Roll and Squish
Spanish Acoso al cubo Cube bullying
French Thwomp qui roule... Thwomp that rolls...
German Kubus der Verdammnis Damnation Cube
Italian Twomp rotolante Rolling Thwomp