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The Magic Labyrinth Review
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Posted: 8 days ago, last updated yesterday.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

The Magic Labyrinth (also known as The Magic Maze) is a traversal puzzle game where magician apprentices retrieve magic objects from their master's maze. However, there are invisible walls in the maze that you have to avoid. The walls are setup under the board, along with a magnetic ball under your figure. If you move the wrong way the ball hits the wall and you lose the treasure.

Each turn you roll the dice and moves that number of squares in an effort to get to the treasure token. But if you hit a wall and the ball falls off you have to go back to the start ready for your next turn. If you get to the treasure you collect it and draw another one to place on the board.

As the game progresses players need to remember where the walls are - by seeing where others lost their ball bearing. In this way they build a picture of the maze and accumulate treasure. Get five symbols to win.

DetailsGame Details

Skill Rating: 4-7 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2009

Genres: Brain Game, Push-Your-Luck, Puzzle, Race, Sequencing and Traversal

Accessibility: 23 features

Pieces: Bag, Board, Figures and Tokens

Players: 2-4

 

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DurationDuration

Learn to Play: This takes 10 minutes to learn. It's a quick game to learn with not many rules, although understanding how to use the invisible maze to your advantage takes a little longer. You can adjust the difficulty for younger players by simplifying the maze, or make it more complex for advanced players.

Play Time: This game will take between 20 minutes and half an hour to complete.
 

Play StylePlay Style

You can play with 2 to 4 players in the same room.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Skill Rating

4-7 year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. You can make simpler mazes for really young players.

Content Rating

We rate this suitable for 3+ years-olds.

CostsCosts

No cost data.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Our The Magic Labyrinth Accessibility Report documents 23 accessibility features:
You can adjust the difficulty by the varied complexity of the wall positions. The instructions provide some simple and complex scenarios.

Although players without hearing will not hear when their ball drops off, they can feel this by placing a hand against the base. The ball also appears at the corner of the maze after it has fallen off.

Symbols are coded by different icons but these are all the same blue colour and although the contrast is not high with the background there is a white glow behind each of the to accentuate the contrast.

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