Tip the Scale

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Tip the Scale
Tip the Scale.png
WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!
WWG Tip the Scale.png
WarioWare Gold
Appears in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!
WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$!
WarioWare Gold
Type IQ (Mega Microgame$!)
Mona (Gold)
Command Heavier?
Info "Which side of the primitive mass detection device is heavier? The left or the right?" (Mega Microgame$!)
"Which is heavier–the left side or the right? Once you've made your choice, press the corresponding direction." (Gold)
Controls +Control Pad left or right/+Control Pad/+Control Pad left or right – Select
Points to clear 25 (Mega Microgame$!)
20 (Gold)

Tip the Scale is one of Orbulon's microgames found in the IQ folder in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! and reappears in WarioWare Gold as one of Mona's microgames.

Gameplay[edit]

Items of varying weights (small, medium and large) are on each side of a scale. The player then has to decide which side is heavier. If the player chose the correct pile of items, the room will become yellow. If not, the room goes gray.

WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! & WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$![edit]

In WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! and WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$!, the only items present on the scale are turtles.

  • 1st level difficulty: There are three turtles on each side.
  • 2nd level difficulty: There are three turtles on each side and the three sizes are mixed up.
  • 3rd level difficulty: Same as Level 2, but there are four turtles on each side.

WarioWare Gold[edit]

The WarioWare Gold version features more items to weigh, including fish, cats and human-shaped turnips.

  • 1st level difficulty: There are three items on each side.
  • 2nd level difficulty: There are three items on each side and the three sizes are mixed up.
  • 3rd level difficulty: There are multiple stacks of pancakes on each side, some of which are cut in half.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese てんびん
Tenbin
Weighing scale
Chinese 天平称重
Tiānpíng chēng zhòng
Weighing scales
French (NOA) Le tort tue Pun on "tort" (wrong) and "tortue" (turtle)
Italian Sbilancia-ruga Portmanteau of the Italian words “sbilanciato”, meaning unbalanced, and “tartaruga”, meaning turtle
Spanish (NOA) Balanza Scales