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Sep 1, 2008 | 2:25 PM EDT
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IMPORTANT: Make sure CAPS LOCK is not on while playing this game, otherwise some buttons won't work. It's a flaw in the code, sorry about that...

The Rise of a KING takes a turn to the role playing genre, but still retains the action from its predecessor. If you havent played The Rise of a Knight, then there is a "Story so Far" section where you can watch a slideshow of what happened in the first game.

Explore the world in and around Stormguard Castle as you start off on your first day as a Knight. Times are getting dark with the current king and many others behaving strangely while more and more dangerous creatures appear, causing trouble all over the kingdom. You seem to be the only one to see the obvious corruption, and its up to you to dissolve this matter...


Left and right arrow keys to move.
Up - jump.
Down - shield.

Spacebar - Interact

A - Normal attack
S - Heavy attack
D - Use selected spell

1 - Cycle through weapons
2 - Cycle available armor
3 - Cycle through shields

Q - Cycle through spells
W - Drink Mana potion
E - Drink Health potion

C - show/hide controls
M - Map
O - Objectives
P - Pause game
T - Toggle quality

You can save your progress by sleeping in your bed in the castle barracks.

EDIT: For some reason the link to play The Rise of a Knight doesnt work in the game. I have no idea why, because it works on If you want to play the first installment of this 2-part series, then just go to my profile here on Newgrounds, or choose The Rise of a Knight from the drop-down menu on this page.



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

nice game very well rounded

its very addicting but there should be some differences with the things they sold each town to be more realistic

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SeethingSwarm responds:

Yeah I agree. This was the first time I've ever done a "shop" in a game, so it was quite tricky for me. I think I didn't do it the best way possible and different items at different "shops" would have made the game more interesting.
Thanks for the nine and glad you like my game!


Rated 4 / 5 stars

Hmm not bad

As a game critic its my job to find fault with a game i have played. First of all there are a few minor glitches with the buttons, obviously u have mentioned these but i hope u fix them in the nearby future. Also i would have liked more saves in the taverns or so besides in the castle, and it needs more spells like 'blizzard' or 'plague' other then that u did a good job. I give u a 8/10

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SeethingSwarm responds:

Thanks! Glad you liked it. The only problem with the buttons is that caps lock should be turned off, that's all. More saves would have been good, I agree and more spells are always nice :)


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Very good

.A great game and with a lot of resources, weapons, armor... very good

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SeethingSwarm responds:

Cool, thanks!


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

very good

this game is holly good, the story, weapons, armor ... good job

i give you 9/10 because a game is never perfect ;)

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SeethingSwarm responds:

Okay, thanks for the nine! I would have liked to get some constructive criticism though. I know this game isn't perfect at all, but if you gave some reasons why you thought it wasn't, then it might have been helpful and insightful.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

best game ever!!!

loved the game best ive ever played 1000000/10

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SeethingSwarm responds:

Wow, thanks!