Tiles and Tribulations

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Tiles and Tribulations
Tiles and Tribulations from Mario Party: Star Rush
Appears in Mario Party: Star Rush
Type Coin Chaos minigame
Time limit 60 seconds (in Coinathlon), 180 seconds (in Minigames)
Initial record 150
Music track BGM MG011

Tiles and Tribulations is a Coin Chaos minigame in Mario Party: Star Rush. Its name is a pun on the phrase "trials and tribulations", referring to a test of patience and endurance, and it is also the name of a Windows puzzle game released in 1993, though this minigame itself bears a closer resemblance to Tetris Attack. This minigame, alongside Rolling Rumble and Goomba Gold Rush are the only Coin Chaos minigames available after the Coinathlon mode is unlocked.


Tiles and Tribulations is a puzzle-based minigame that plays similarly to Triangle Twisters. Players rotate tiles of various generic enemies to match three or more in a row to eliminate them and earn some coins. If tiles are eliminated, the space they leave behind causes tiles to fall while more appear from the top. Bob-omb tiles, when eliminated, explode and have an area of effect that destroys nearby tiles. Item-related tiles can appear if the player collects enough coins; these also need to be matched in a row of three to receive them.



  • B Button: Rotate left
  • A Button: Rotate right

In-game text[edit]

  • "Match three!"

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
French Tournée des tuiles Tiles Turn
Italian Ruotatessere Rotate cards
Portuguese Mosaicos Marados Crazy Mosaics
Spanish (NOE) Mosaicos giratorios Rotating Mosaics