Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door/In the Field
Mario's adventure with his friends plays out on two screens: the field screen, where he talks to people and solves puzzles, and the battle screen, where he fights enemies that try to block his path.
 Field screen controls
 Control stick - walk/run/move
Tilt the Control Stick in any direction to make Mario walk. Mario will walk slowly if you tilt it slightly, and he will run if you tilt it all the way.
 Turn the stats display on or off
Make Mario leap into the air.
Swing your hammer to hit enemies, break yellow blocks, and smack trees.
 Use partners' abilities
Use the ability of the partner traveling with you. Use each partner's abilities to clear each stage, find secret areas, and solve puzzles.
 Use Mario's abilities
Mario will learn to take different forms during his adventure. The buttons used to activate these are different for each ability.
Open the menu screen to confirm Mario and his partners' abilities, items, and badges.