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Maze Runner Game in Scratch

Two Player Maze Runner Game In Scratch

In this post, we’ll see the steps required to create a two player Maze Runner game in Scratch. The simple goal of this game is that the players help the cat sprites to reach the goal – a delicious apple!.

Overview of the steps required to completely code the Two Player Maze Runner game in Scratch

Step 1: Create the maze sprite and adjust its properties

Step 2: Create the cat sprite and adjust its properties

Step 3: Write the code to move the cat in all directions

Step 4: Write the code to check if the cat is touching the walls of the maze

Step 5: Create the apple sprite and adjust its properties

Step 6: Add the code to check if the cat touches the apple 

Step 7: Create another cat sprite and another apple for the second player

Step 8: Add the code to the new cat sprite and apple sprite for the second player

Step 1: Create the maze sprite and adjust its properties

Go to the link https://coding-coacher-41.webself.net/file/si1741863/download/maze5-fi27009675.png and download the maze image. Select the  upload Sprite option on choosing a sprite. Select the image of the maze downloaded from the link above. Change the size to 100 to adjust the maze on the screen. Drag the maze sprite and place appropriately on the screen so that it’s visible.

Step 2: Create the cat sprite and adjust its properties

Change the size of the cat to 15 so that it can easily move inside the maze.

Step 3: Make the cat sprite move around

Add the following code to move the cat using up, down, left and right keys.

Step 4: Check if the cat is touching the walls of the maze

Add the following code to check if the cat is touching the walls of the maze.

The code above checks if the cat has touched the wall of the maze while moving up.

The code above checks if the cat has touched the wall of the maze while moving down.

The code above checks if the cat has touched the wall of the maze while moving right.

The code above checks if the cat has touched the wall of the maze while moving left.

Complete code to check if the cat touches the wall while moving in any direction

Step 5: Create the apple sprite and adjust its properties

Click on choose a sprite option and click on the apple. Once the apple gets added on the screen, change the size of the apple to 15. Change the x and y coordinates to 91 and 169 respectively to place the apple at the top of the maze.

Step 6: Add the code to check if the cat touches the apple 

On touching the apple, a cheer sound will be played and the cat will say “Yippee!”.The cat will come back to its original position.

Complete code after adding the above code 

Maze Runner game in Scratch

Step 7: Create another cat sprite and apple for the second player

Duplicate the cat sprite and change its costume to blue as shown below

Duplicate the apple sprite and change its costume to green as shown below 

Scratch Maze Runner game

Step 8: Add the code to the new cat and apple sprite for the second player

Add the code below for the blue cat sprite to be controlled by w , a, s and d keys.

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Hope this two player game was useful, thank you.

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