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Knight Run 2

rated 3.03 / 5 stars
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Dec 24, 2012 | 2:32 AM EST

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Knight Run is a fast-paced fighting game where your goal is to get as far as possible without dying. Along the way, you can fight enemies to gain experience and levels which allows you to learn skills to better fight off enemies.

This is only my second game, and it's just a completely reprogrammed version of the first one/first game I've made. (Next will be a completely different game, not Knight Run 3.)

I really appreciate any comments and constructive criticism you can give me. :)

=======How to Play=======
(Also available on the menu in-game.)
Arrow Keys -> Move
Spacebar -> Jump
Z -> Attack
X -> Block
C -> Skills Menu/Pause game
Double tap right/left -> Sprint
Attack while sprinting -> Sprint attack
Down arrow key while in air -> Jump attack

Full list at
+ -> Added feature
- -> Removed feature
~ -> Updated feature
! -> Bug
X -> Fixed bug

+ (Possible) lag reduction changes.
+ Knockback from damage doesn't push characters instantly, makes them slide over instead.
~ Increased speed while walking when blocking.
~ Changes to sprinting timing.
~ Raised spawn chances of enemies.

+ New attack! Press the down arrow key at the peak of your jump to quickly descend and damage enemies around you.
+ Sprinting! Double tap the right or left arrow key to sprint.
+ Another new attack! Press the attack key when sprinting to do a sprint attack.
+ Player can block while walking.
+ Biomes! (Mainly for variety right now, biome-specific features will be added later.)
+ New gameplay song (in addition to the previous one, they alternate)
~ Slight movement changes for characters.

X Quick bug fix/code edit.

+ (Possible) lag reduction changes.

+ Added leaderboard button on menu.
X Fixed player starting off with 30 skill points.

GAME COMPLETELY REPROGRAMMED. Will be distributed as 'Knight Run 2' from this point on. THESE ARE THE CHANGES FROM THE FIRST GAME.
+ HUD Re-done.
+ Player can now jump.
+ Slow-motion effect when player dies.
+ Background on menu now scrolls.
+ Fancier scrolling in-game.
+ Death Music.
+ Archers/Mages can fire multiple projectiles at once (small change, might not be very noticable).
+ Better attack damage timing.
+ Shadows added to characters + ingame objects.
+ Characters layer properly with each other.
+ Lowered enemy spawn rates.
+ Enemies walk to the right after the player dies.
+ Added jump sound effect.
X Scrolling background no longer flashes white randomly.



Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

The game was kind of repetative and limited. It might benifit by adding some armor amd weapon upgrades, or maybe some magical abilities. It was a cute game, but it didnt keep my attention. It was alright bro. Looking forward to the next.

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Stealth2800 responds:

I'm coming up with ideas at the moment for some attacking skills/spells. Whatever you want to call them. ;) Thanks for the review!


Rated 4 / 5 stars

you did a really good job. the music was awesome, the game play was fun. it was a bit repetitive, but I play beat'em ups a lot so I didn't really mind.

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Stealth2800 responds:

Thanks! :)


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Seems pretty cool, The "Youdied/Gameover" sign in the end lags quite a bit when coming up. Be much better if upgrades were available. Good Work though.

In reality its fun but nothing to special.

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Stealth2800 responds:

That 'lag' is actually slow motion, and it's intentional. Thanks though!


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Great animation and graphics yet again :D
I did come across one little glitch though. After replaying after a game-over, the archers don't seem to shoot any arrows.

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Stealth2800 responds:

Thanks! And interesting bug... I'll take a look into that.


Rated 3 / 5 stars

Is a good game, but it all the same, need more things, you know, people can get addictive like more places, more armor, weapons, etc. Thanks anyway!!

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Stealth2800 responds:

Thanks! Yeah, I'm working on adding more things to the game. An update should be out sometime soon.