Triangle Twisters

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Triangle Twisters
Triangle Twisters in Frenzy Mode
Appears in Mario Party DS
Type Puzzle minigame
Time limit 60 seconds per level in Frenzy Mode
90 seconds per level in Focus Mode
Initial record 1,000 points in both Frenzy and Focus Modes
Music track Think It Out
Music sample

Triangle Twisters is a Puzzle minigame in Mario Party DS. The minigame is unlocked by clearing the Story Mode.


Triangle Twisters in Focus Mode

Triangle Twisters features two modes: Frenzy Mode and Focus Mode. Frenzy Mode is played when in multiplayer.

Frenzy Mode[edit]

In Frenzy Mode, the entire field is covered with triangles, and the player has 60 seconds to clear as many triangles as they can by connecting four or more. They start on level one, and by clearing 30 triangles, they progress to the next level. The player earns ten points for every individual triangle they clear, and by clearing a level, the player earns 100 points for every second remaining, and the time limit increases up to 30 seconds. Additionally, clearing triangles in the pattern of a bigger triangle or a hexagon results in 200 and 500 bonus points, respectively. The game is over when the player runs out of time. In multiplayer, the player with the higher score wins.

Focus Mode[edit]

In Focus Mode, the player must position the triangles in the pattern shown on the top screen in order to clear them. In total, there are 50 puzzles to clear. The player can also press X Button or tap the "Reset" button on the Touch Screen at any time in order to restart a puzzle. Clearing four triangles but not in the pattern shown causes the player to lose ten seconds. By clearing a level, the player earns the same bonus as in Frenzy Mode, for a maximum possible score of 450,000.


Frenzy Mode[edit]

  • Stylus – Choose/Spin/Scroll
  • +Control Pad – Choose
  • A Button B Button – Spin
  • L Button R Button – Scroll

Focus Mode[edit]

  • Stylus – Choose/Spin
  • +Control Pad – Choose
  • A Button B Button – Spin

In-game text[edit]

Frenzy Mode[edit]

  • Rules"Twist triangle clusters with your stylus to connect four or more triangles of the same color, which will clear them from the field."
  • Tips"You can make not only chains but also triangles and hexagons, so watch for every opportunity to connect tiny triangles of the same color."

Focus Mode[edit]

  • Rules"Twist triangle clusters to create the patterns that are shown on the top screen as you play."
  • Tips"You can press X Button to restart a problem. Take your time, because if you connect four or more triangles incorrectly, you'll lose time and have to start over!"

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese さんかくパズル
Sankaku Pazuru
Triangle Puzzle

French Déluge Delta
Delta Deluge
German Dreieck-Knobelei
Triangle Brain Teaser
Italian Triangoli Rotanti
Rotating Triangles
Spanish Triángulos encadenados
Bound triangles

Frenzy Mode[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese けして☆さんかく
Keshite ☆ Sankaku
Delete the Triangles

French Survie
German Farb-Wirrwarr
Colour Chaos
Italian Lotta Contro il Tempo
Time Trial
Spanish Modo frenético
Frenetic mode

Focus Mode[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese つくって☆さんかく
Tsukutte ☆ Sankaku
Construct the Triangles

French Casse-Tête
Brain Teaser
German Formvollendung
Shape Completion
Italian Trova la Soluzione
Find the Solution
Spanish Modo de concentración
Concentration mode