Tipsy Tourney

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Tipsy Tourney
The minigame Tipsy Tourney.
Mario Party
The minigame Tipsy Tourney.
Mario Party 2
Appears in Mario Party
Mario Party 2
Mario Party Superstars
Type 4-Player mini-game
Time limit 30 seconds
Music Coins of the World (Mario Party)
Spinning Polka (Mario Party 2)

Tipsy Tourney is a 4-Player minigame in Mario Party, Mario Party 2, and Mario Party Superstars. Its name may be a pun on the phrase "topsy-turvy."

Introduction[edit]

The four players have their own screens, standing at their own separate frames. The background in the minigame from Mario Party resembles a set of clouds with eyes that have been drawn with crayons, while Mario Party 2's background contains a darker tone of the sky and a small number of clouds and stars. The minigame then starts.

Gameplay[edit]

The objective of the minigame is to uncover all the tiles on the frame with a Koopa Shell within 30 seconds. The players have to tilt the frame and let the Koopa Shell slide over the tiles to remove them. If the Koopa Shell bumps towards the player, they will be stunned for a moment. The first player who uncovers the picture frame will win the minigame. Mario Party's image contains a Coin, while Mario Party 2's image contains the animated head of a Toad surrounded by a ribbon.

The minigame can be purchased from the Mini-Game House for 350 Coins.

Controls[edit]

In-game text[edit]

Mario Party[edit]

  • Game Rules"Tilt the frame to slide the shell, revealing the picture beneath the panels. Uncover the whole picture."
  • Advice"The closer to the edge you go, the bigger the angle of tilt."

Mario Party 2[edit]

  • Game Rules"Tip the picture frame up and down, left and right to clear the panels and reveal the picture beneath!"
  • Advice"The closer to the frame's edge you go, the greater the tilt and the faster the roll."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ノコノコころころ
Nokonoko Korokoro
Rolling Koopa
French Volte-face (Mario Party)
Tour-Toquée (Mario Party 2)
About turn (Mario Party)
Zany Tower (Mario Party 2)
German Kippelige Rahmen Wonky Frame
Italian Sotto-Sopra Upside-Down (synonymous to "topsy-turvy," which sounds similar to the English title)
Spanish Mueve tu Concha Move your Shell