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by pokecapn

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Original Thread: See you at the Party, Mario

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Introduction



They say that Mario Party is where friendships go to die. Let's test that, shall we?

The Games
Mario Party is a highly ornate random number generator disguised as a video game. The joystick motions and button presses of up to 4 players are recorded by something that looks like a virtual board game for over an hour. At the end of each turn, the players are presented with distractions in the form of several luck and skill based mini-games in order to conceal the calculations of the generator. Once all the turns have elapsed, someone has more stars than everyone else, and they win. Or do they?

The Players
played by pokecapn: "Wario plays to win and so do I."
Strength: Has played every Mario Party game multiple times.
Weakness: Hubris.

played by Kung-Fu Jesus: "I've played a Mario Party game before. I think."
Weakness: Doesn't know what the hell he's doing. This is also his Strength.

played by medibot: "I'll do my best!"
Strength: The People's Hero.
Weakness: Is actually the best, and therefore the Enemy.

played by MyNameIsKaz: "..."
Strengths: Has obtained the God Thumb via contract with Satan.
Weakness: Didn't read the part of the contract that granted him anti-luck.

The Chase
We take a cue from Wario Ware and skip all mini-game explanations. It's called Wario Party. I made it. medibot named it. And now, we play it.

The Catch
Starting with Mario Party 3, there's a handicap feature that allows players to start the game with up to 9 stars already in their possession. This gave us an idea: One game of Mario Party spread across 8 physical titles to determine the Ultimate Party Star. The results of each game go into a single total for each player. These totals determine the handicaps we start with in the next game.

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The Results
Mario Party 1: DK's Jungle Adventure
 1st medibot       3s 21c 
 2nd pokecapn      2s 52c 
 3rd Kung-Fu Jesus 1s 89c 
 4th MyNameIsKaz   1s 75c 

Mario Party 2: Western Land
 1st pokecapn      4s 85c 
 2st Kung-Fu Jesus 1s 50c 
 3rd MyNameIsKaz   1s 49c 
 4th medibot       1s 36c 

Mario Party 3: Deep Bloober Sea
 1st pokecapn      10s 53c 
 2nd medibot       7s 100c 
 3rd Kung-Fu Jesus  6s 39c 
 4th MyNameIsKaz    5s 34c 

Mario Party 4: Goomba's Greedy Gala
 1st pokecapn      13s 57c 
 2nd MyNameIsKaz    9s 33c 
 3rd Kung-Fu Jesus  7s 72c 
 4th medibot        6s 86c 

Mario Party 5: Pirate Dream
 1st medibot       18s 32c 
 2nd pokecapn      17s 71c 
 3rd MyNameIsKaz   15s 16c 
 4th Kung-Fu Jesus 11s 35c 

Mario Party 6: Faire Square
 1st medibot       22s 24c 
 2nd Kung-Fu Jesus 18s 26c 
 3rd pokecapn      13s 23c 
 4th MyNameIsKaz   12s 20c 

Mario Party 7: Bowser's Enchanted Inferno
 1st MyNameIsKaz   11s 80c 
 2nd medibot       10s 23c 
 3rd Kung-Fu Jesus 10s 04c 
 4th pokecapn       8s 38c 

Mario Party 8: King Boo's Haunted Hideaway
 1st MyNameIsKaz   7s 22c 
 2nd Kung-Fu Jesus 3s 07c 
 3rd medibot       2s 39c 
 4th pokecapn      1s 52c 

Grand Totals after a 40 coin/star exchange
 1st pokecapn      78s 31c 
 2nd medibot       78s 01c 
 3rd MyNameIsKaz   69s 09c 
 4th Kung-Fu Jesus 65s 02c 


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