Desert Dash
The Desert Dash
Appearance(s) Mario Party
Mario Party: The Top 100
Type 2 vs. 2 mini-game
Music Let's Limbo

Desert Dash is a 2 vs. 2 minigame featured in the Nintendo 64 game Mario Party. The game consists of two teams containing two players cooperating with each other to traverse through a desert.


Both team members must press the joystick in the right direction to move forward on the path. In the middle of the path there is a Thwomp who will drop, and if the Thwomp drops while the characters are underneath, they will be flattened.

While on Mini-Game Island, this mini-game serves as World 3-3 and the player must win the race to clear the game.


Game Rules Compete in teams of two in a desert ski race.
Clear the game by winning the race.
Controls Joystick (Nintendo 64) - Right: Step with right leg
Joystick (Nintendo 64) - Left: Step with left leg
Advice If the two of you don't push Joystick (Nintendo 64) at the same time, you'll fall down.

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