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Koalabr8 1.0

This is a more challenging 2D action game than the previous one. Can you free the Koala’s from the mazes?

Have fun playing this game!


The goal of this project was to learn to create interesting mazes and to work with sprite tiles.

My Role
Game coding and Level Design

Windows PC

Game Maker 8.1 Lite

Game Maker 8.1 Lite

Development Teamsize:

Development Time:
2 weeks

Finished Date:
February 15th, 2015

Release date:
March 8th, 2015

Mark Overmars

Matty Splatt

Music and Sound:
Jacob Habgood

Original Concept:
Jacob Habgood

2D Action

Amount of players:
Single Player

The game

A group of Koala bears got trapped in a maze by an evil doctor. This is a rather nasty environment for Koala bears. It contains explosives and moving saws that clearly must be avoided. It is your task to guide the Koala bears through many different maze levels such that they can finally escape.

You can give the bears instructions to move left, right, up and down, using the arrow keys. But all bears will react simultaneously to the commands. So all bears will move together, unless they are blocked by a wall. So it is impossible to e.g. move them one by one to the exit.

The maze will contain explosives that must be avoided. If a Koala bear is killed you must redo the level. On later levels there will also be moving saws. Some passageways will be locked and can only be opened by switches that a Koala must reach. Locks and switches come in different colors that must be matched. Also there will be rocks that the Koala can push away to create a route or to block the saws.

Get the koala’s out of the 10 mazes without killing, freeing them from the evil doctor.

Download this game:

Installation instructions:

  1. Download the installation file here by rightclicking on the link and chosing the option "Save".
  2. Double click on the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions.



To guide your koala’s to safety, you have to carefully plan their way to the exit. Look carefully at the maze you’re confronted with, plan a way out and watch out for the dangers!

Simultaneous movement

You can move the Koala’s through the maze, but they will move all together. A koala will stop moving once it’s way is blocked by a wall.

Dangers & Difficulties

Each maze has dangers & difficulties. It is your job to guide the Koala’s safely past them.

Copyright information

Creative Commons License
This work by Ilse Mul is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.