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Rope Sling (US) / Lofty Leap (EU)
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Wii Party


4 Player


60 Seconds


"Grab the rope, swing back and forth to build up your momentum, and let go to sling as far as you can!"

Rope Sling/Lofty Leap (Lofty Leap in the PAL version) is a 4-player minigame in Wii Party.


A Mii wearing platinum grey clothes swings back and forth for a few seconds, then releases and slings about 30 yards. Then see who will set the record!


The object is to release at the right time to fly the farthest distance. Players swing back and forth when it is their turn, though the game doesn't let them build up to an angle greater than about 215 degrees from the starting point. The ideal time to release is when the swing has a lot of upward and forward momentum.


  • If a player goes high enough, they can see a UFO or a hot-air balloon flying in the background.
  • After the player goes a long distance, the bushes will have flowers on them.
  • It is possible to fly backwards if a player releases while the swing is moving backwards, but the player will receive a negative score.
    • When doing so, the Mii will not land on their feet, rather on their behind and they will become dizzy. They will also frantically flap their arms and have a surprised expression on their face the whole time they're going backwards.
    • The backwards part of the area in which this minigame takes place in seems to be a destroyed and deserted version of where you actually need to go.
  • The maximum score is 181 yards/meters.
  • While the best default record is 140 yds., set by Alisha, a Master Mii can actually go farther than that, making the record really easy to break for the CPUs when set to Master or Expert.
  • A Beginner Mii can actually do better than an Advanced, Expert, even a Master Mii in this minigame. There are times where an Advanced Mii gets a number more lower than 80 and there are times where a Beginner Mii gets a number more higher than 50. Beginner Miis also can get a score of 3 digits, but it's rare as a Master getting a score of 2 digits.
  • Sometimes, a Master Mii will go over the tree when they let go of the rope. This does not make them go far, though, as it often results in giving them a score of a two-digit number.
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Minigames in Wii Party
4-player: Derby Dash - Smile Snap - Chop Chops - Walk-Off - Shifty Gifts - Flap Hurdles - Jumbo Jump - Moon Landing - Popgun Posse - Friendly Face-Off - Flag Fracas - Shutterpup - Lucky Launch - Saucer Snap - Maze Daze - Quicker Chipper - Barrel Daredevil - Face Flip - Goal Getters - Stop Watchers - Chopper Hoppers - Puzzle Pick-Up - Feathered Frenzy - Follow Your Face - Strategy Steps - Tropical Punch - Pearl Plunder - Hammer Heads - Crash Balls - Rope Sling - Space Brawl - Dicey Descent - Cosmic Capers/Space Race - Cry Babies - Ram Jam - Spotlight Fight - Chin-Up Champ - Risky Railroad - Balloon Buggies - Back Attack - Zombie Tag

1 vs 3: Flying Fruit - Lumber Whacks - Splash Bash - Poserobics - Hide-and-Peek

1 vs 1: Commuter Count - Timber Topple - Delivery Duel - Roll to the Goal - Channel Changers - Spring Time - Jangle Wranglers/Shepherd Scramble - Poppin' Pilots - Flag Footrace - Pop-Up Bandits - Fruit Focus

Pair: Flycycle Team - Fishin' Buddies - Bumper Crops - Robot Factory - Flashlight Frights - Basket Bonanza - Meet and Greet - Paddle Pals - Pop Coaster - Tippy Traverse - Pump Cart Panic - Sheep Crossing - Banana Blockade - Spring Ringers - Can Poppers - Clover Hunt - Rodent Rundown - Jump Rope Jam - Bobsled Highway - Color Coordination - Teamwork Temple - Blastronauts

Challenge: Marching Orders - Garden Gridlock - Shifty Gifts - Tippy Traverse - Banana Blockade - Clover Hunt - About Face