Clock Watchers

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Not to be confused with Clock-Watcher.
Clock Watchers
Wario in Clock Watchers from Mario Party 7
Appears in Mario Party 7
Type 4-Player Mic minigame
Music track Time Grows Nigh
Music sample

Clock Watchers is a 4-Player Mic minigame found in Mario Party 7. Its name is a play on "clock" and both forms of the word "watch" (which is a term for a miniature clock or a verb meaning "to observe").

Introduction

The Goomba-filled audience cheers as the players run onto the stage.

Gameplay

The announcer gives each player a set time to aim for, which is shown on the large clock. The players have to say "Stop" into the Mic after an amount of time as close to said amount as possible has passed. After three seconds, the timer disappears, forcing players to keep track themselves. If a player does not stop the clock within 20 seconds, the game sets their time at 20 seconds. The player(s) who come(s) closest to their target time(s) win(s). If all players have the same amount of time passed, the minigame ends in a tie.

Ending

The crowd cheers as winners do their victory animations and, unless all four players got the same distance from their target times, losers do their losing animations. If the minigame ends in a tie, the players perform their losing animations.

Controls

  • Microphone – Say: "Stop"

In-game text

  • Rules"Stop the timer as close to the target time as you can."
  • Advice"Once the timer disappears, keep counting in your head."

See also

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japanese マイクでストップ
Maiku de sutoppu
Stop with Mic

German Uhr-plötzlich
Portmnateau of Uhr (clock) and urplötzlich (suddenly)
Italian Cronomaestri
Chronomasters
Spanish Crono a ciegas
Blind Watch