Mario Party 8 Boards,like real boards in Boards in Board Games, are the area the chareter travels in order to get a star. Players roll a dice, and travel how many spaces the dice tells them to. Landing on diffrent spaces makes diffrent things happen(Many getting 3 coins).There are 6 boards in Mario Party 8. The main point of traveing on the board is to get the star. Some boards have just 1 path the players follows, while other boards have many diffrent paths. You can also buy candy at shops,and which eaten, does diffrent things.