Mario Party 8 Minigames – Tips, List, and Unlockables

Our Mario Party 8 minigames page features complete images of all minigames along with tips and strategies for every minigame and any unlockables.

Each of the 81 Mario Party 8 minigames are listed below. If you have tips for any of these Mario Party 8 minigames, whether it be a lesser known fact or a good strategy, feel free to share your idea in the submission form at the bottom of this page. For board tips, click here.

4-Player Minigames (18)

Speedy Graffiti
  • Since it doesn’t punish you for going off the lines, all you have to do is spray wildly against your slab and they will break giving you a point. It’s much easier to do.  ~ Slyshi
Swing Kings
Water Ski Spree
Punch-a-Bunch
Crank to Rank
At the Chomp Wash
Mosh-Pit Playroom
  • Jump on your opponents to slow them down. This will make it harder for them to collect their balls. ~milty1
Mario Matrix
Lava or Leave ‘Em
Kartastrophe
Rudder Madness
  • Let an opponent push you to go faster.  ~ Spongyoshi
Sick and Twisted
  • Don’t be too close to the front of the screen since a Bullet Bill will periodically target the player who’s the most on the front!  ~ Spongyoshi
Shake It Up
In the Nick of Time
Scooter Pursuit
Flip the Chimp
Alpine Assault
Treacherous Tightrope

1 vs. 3 Minigames (9)

Gun the Runner
Grabbin’ Gold
Power Trip
Bob-ombs Away
Swervin’ Skies
Picture Perfect
Snow Way Out
Trash ‘n’ Crash
Chump Rope

2 vs. 2 Minigames (10)

Grabby Gridiron
Bumper Balloons
Rowed to Victory
Winner or Dinner
Paint Misbehavin’
Sugar Rush
King of the Thrill
Lean, Mean Ravine
Boo-ting Gallery
Crops ‘n’ Robbers

Duel Minigames (27)

Swing Kings
Aim of the Game
  • The highest possible score is 800, achieved by hitting 50-x2-x2-x2-x2 or 50-50-x2-x2-x2.  ~ piguy314159
Bumper Balloons
Paint Misbehavin’
Sugar Rush
Shake It Up
Saucer Swarm
Attention Grabber
Blazing Lassos
Wing and a Scare
Lob to Rob
Pumper Cars
Cosmic Slalom
Lava Lobbers
Loco Motives
Specter Inspector
  • Every enemy has their own hiding spot but is either randomly placed in the mansion or has a chance of not appearing at all when lit up. The randomly appearing ones are:  ~ Spongyoshi
    • Amp – under the plate cover
    • Flutter – inside the piano
    • Podoboo – inside the fireplace
    • Whomp – on the left curtain of the window
    • Thwomp – on the right curtain of the window
  • The randomly placed ones are:
    • Fly Guy – inside the Shy Guy painting
    • Penguin – inside the small round orange vase with flower motifs
    • Goomba – inside the long white vase with black abstract motifs
    • Red Boo – inside the Building painting
    • Koopa – covered by a sheet to the left on a brown pedestal
    • Piranha Plant – covered by a sheet to the right on a white pedestal).
Frozen Assets
Breakneck Building
Surf’s Way Up
Balancing Act
  • While the game acts as they’re many obstacles to avoid, you can easily dodge them all by rolling at max speed!  ~ Spongyoshi
Ion the Prize
You’re the Bob-omb
Cardiators
Rotation Station
Eyebrawl
Settle it in Court
Flip the Chimp

Battle Minigames (5)

Aim of the Game
Cut from the Team
Snipe for the Picking
Saucer Swarm
Glacial Meltdown

Challenge Minigames (3)

Pour to Score
Fruit Picker
Stampede

Last Minigames (1)

Superstar Showdown

Extras Minigames (8)

Star Carnival Bowling
Trail by Tile
Flagging Rights
Canyon Cruisers
Table Menace
Puzzle Pillars
Chomping Frenzy
Moped Mayhem

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