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The Rise of a KING

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Sep 1, 2008 | 2:25 PM EDT
  • Daily 2nd Place September 2, 2008

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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

Haven't I seen this here before? O.o

Anyway, I rated it a 5/5 because it's one of the better games I've seen these past 2 months ;D.

I haven't gotten very far yet, but I'll be back :0

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Very coool !

A good game here...I miss the"Mute Music" button^^...make more!

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


propably one of the best games on newgrounds. But to much walking.

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SeethingSwarm responds:

Thanks a lot! Should have made locations closer to each other. I initially thought the travelling was epic and very atmospheric, but most people seem to have a big problem with it, so yeah, go figure...


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

veddy veddy....

niiiiiice. bit cumbersome running around and stuff and it was a tad too easy what with being able to buy the best sword, armor, and shield from the get go but all-in-all niiiiiiice

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SeethingSwarm responds:

Yeah, I thought the running around bits would add atmosphere to the game, but most people just found it annoying... well, live and learn!


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

yaaay beaten the game

and omfg 2 hours of playing 0_0 i think i wil quit playing pc now hehe good game verry time consuming and i liked the ending

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SeethingSwarm responds:

Nice! Thank you, glad you liked my game, and congrats on beating it!