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Bloopers are squid-like creatures that are usually white. They are usually seen underwater and attack enemies by chasing them and trying to catch them.
A board game is a game played on a mostly-static surface using markers or chits to indicate player progress. Many video game board games are based on tabletop games (Catan, Monopoly), but some, like Mario Party and Culdcept, are original designs that use board game design as a starting point.
Extra stars that goes to the players based on their performance in the Mario Party franchise. It first appeared in Super Mario World.
Boo is a ghost-enemy in the Mario universe who pursue Mario until he looks in their direction. They earned their reputation for being "shy" this way. Don't turn your back on them!
Bullet Bills are enemies in the Mario franchise. They are one of the games' more challenging enemies.
Button Mashing is a term used to describe gameplay where certain skills can be only realized explicitly through mashing buttons, a reckless player trying to get results or when the game rewards the player(s) who bash buttons the fastest. The latter example is common in Party Games.
Potentially deadly in the real world, annoying and funny in the animated world.
A Chain Chomp (or Chomp) is a common enemy in the Mushroom Kingdom, first appearing in Super Mario Bros. 3. They resemble ball and chains, and behave in a very dog like manner, to the point where they even bark.
A concept in games with multiple characters, a screen with pictures of all playable characters with the possibility of stat listings.
The ultimate pressure feature. Players have to complete the task at hand, be it defeating opponents or cutting the right wire, in the allotted time.
Currency has all forms in video games. It is used to buy characters, vehicles, weapons, and more.
Your current position shows you what place you're in during racing games, events and more!
A plesiosaur-like creature in the Super Mario series.
A draw occurs when two or more players end a versus match where no player is determined to be the winner. This can be caused by a double knock out, or when players have an equal point value at the end of a set period of time.
Genies, which originated from Arabia, are supernatural creatures that are magical and many can grant wishes. Some have a lamp or bottle and the owner of said item has power over them, including forcing them back into it and making them stay there.
These spooky entities are the spirits of the dead, returned from beyond their graves for generally sinister purposes. There's generally about even odds whether a particular ghost will be helpful or malevolent towards the living, but some ghosts just want to be left alone entirely.
Goombas are common enemies in the Mario games.
The ground pound is a move where a person in midair somehow makes themselves strike the ground with more force than if they had merely landed. Popularly known as the "butt stomp" due to Super Mario 64's variant, which appeared as though Mario was attacking foes with his rear end.
In many games there is a ranking system, the players with the highest point value are listed in a "high score" table.
The in-game announcer is a non-character disembodied voice commonly heard in arcade games, first-person shooters and real-time strategy games. They announce game modes, multi-kills, and game-changing events.
A very common collection of enemies in the Super Mario Bros. franchise. Some famous Koopas include: Lakitu, Hammer Bro., Bowser Jr., and the King of Koopas himself, Bowser!!
One of Bowser's most common minions. They are protected by a hard shell.
The game is almost over and there are 5 turns left. The Mario Party franchise used this concept to give out the current scores and a new twist is added. This appears in all games (except Mario Party Advance and Mario Party-e).
These are often a departure from the conventional gameplay of a game. There have also been compilations; games including only minigames. The Mario Party series has a lot of minigames, too!
When a game has several playable characters of different species, real or fictional.
Two or more characters are featured on the game's box art.
Characters that are overweight have more body fat than normal for their race, or at least look it. A character that is overweight may or may not have great strength.
Games that are arguably the most fun in a "party" scenario with multiple players in one room.
A species of carnivorous plants that reside in pipes. Some specimens can spit fireballs.
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