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The Rise of a KING

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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 1.5 / 5 stars

just another RPG

nothing new nothing nice...

SeethingSwarm responds:



Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

Major bug alert.

King doesn't speak to me unless i talk to the mage.
Mage does not open his door unless i talk to the king.


SeethingSwarm responds:

I think you might have thought that the main castle doors were the mage's door. In fact, his door is a ways off ot the left. It's not a bug, just a judgement error on your part. The castle can be quite confusing, so I'm not quite innocent myself :)


Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

it was fun at first...

it was fun at first but then dragged on a little bit and got VERY boring..

SeethingSwarm responds:

shit, sorry to have bored you all the way down to a 3...


Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

um ok

yea it was ok it could have been better

SeethingSwarm responds:

"Could have been better"? "Okay"? And you give me a 3?
I'd hate to think what you would give games that you really did not like...


Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

kinda good

need sum ajustments

SeethingSwarm responds:

okay then...