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The Maze Explorers
Dark World

Explore and illuminate an uncharted maze. Be the first to reach the exit or be stranded in the dark.

You and your fellow intrepid explorers have chosen to venture into a dark unmapped maze.

Using only your wits, a flashlight and a limited supply of batteries you must navigate and expose the hidden maze path. You will encounter artifacts that help or hinder you. You may even find yourself stranded in the dark. Be the hero that exposes the maze path and finds the exit!

Your goal is to create a complete, unbroken maze path between the Maze Entrance and the Maze Exit and be the first Explorer to exit the maze. However, be careful not to get stranded in the maze without flashlight Batteries to light your way.


Exploring The Maze

Your maze exploration starts by shuffling all the maze tiles facedown and placing them on the table in front of you being sure to connect at least one edge of each tile to another. You will then roll one or two dice to move over the tiles, turn them faceup, rotate them, and uncover the maze using your limited supply of flashlight batteries. Along the way you will search for the hidden exit while also encountering strange artifacts.

ghost explorerThe Dead End can prevent you from reaching the Exit.

Amnesia will make you forget where you’ve been and where you were going.

Use the Wormhole to navigate and explore the maze without costing you your Batteries.

If you run out of Batteries during your turn, you are doomed to dwell in the dark, lingering with only the vague thread of a hope that a fellow explorer will happen upon you, take pity on you and offer to share their Batteries with you. So, when you are low on Batteries try and find a Battery Charger!

The Magnetic Vortex will turn you around.

This is a fun, easy-to-learn game that’s different each time you play and winning this game will require you to adapt your strategy at various stages in the game.

Where to Get Your Copy


The Maze Explorers – Dark World is the first in a series of maze worlds. Each world has its own set of unique artifacts and challenges. Each world is playable as a stand-alone game or can be combined into a larger meta-world.

Stay tuned for the meta-word game extension that’s being tested!

But Wait There’s More!

Illumimaze, on which this game is based, is also available from One Bad Ant as an app you can play on your Android or iOS tablet. There are three maze levels from fun to challenging to frustrating. Each level has nine mazes and the first three at each level are free.

Get your copy at the Apple App Store or Google Play.