A downloadable game for Windows


KILL THE KING is a very short side scrolling stealth game where every action is a life or death affair.  Sneak through the ruins of an ancient castle to KILL THE KING!

This game  was made in 48 hours for the Extra Credits Game Design Jam, and was featured in a live stream run by Extra Credits after the conclusion of the jam. 


  • Press 'A' to step Left
  • Press 'D' to step Right
  • Press 'SPACE' to Stab-Tackle 
    (Continue pressing 'SPACE' to perform additional stabs. Poor guy.)
  • Press 'ESC' to give up and do something better with your life


If you like KILL THE KING, check out our entry for the 5TH EXTRA CREDITS GAME JAM, INTO THE BULLET HELL:

Release date Aug 20, 2018
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
(11 total ratings)
AuthorHot Girls With Broken Legs
Made withUnity
Tags2D, Atmospheric, extragamejam, Gore, Pixel Art, Short, Side Scroller, Spooky, Stealth
Average sessionA few minutes


Kill The King 1.0 (64-bit) 22 MB
Kill The King 1.1 (64-bit) 22 MB
Kill The King 1.1 (32-bit) 21 MB

Install instructions

  1. Choose your version of the game:
    1. Kill The King 1.0. was created before the deadline for the game jam.
    2. Kill The King 1.1 was created about an hour and a half after the deadline for game jam, but contains quite a few extra bug fixes.
  2. Click the Download button next to your version of choice to download it (duh).
  3. Once KillTheKing.zip has downloaded, un-zip it with your favorite un-zipping tool.
  4. In the unzipped folder, double-click KillTheKingGame.exe and enjoy! ...or don't.


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28+ Stab wounds!

It's the best feature in the game.




Thanks so much for playing! Love the video. Haven't looked back at Kill the King in a few years. Such a special little jam game.


Very fun game,would play again

Glad you liked the game!

Will there be a continuation?

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You killed the king, so you won! good job!

can there be a mac version please


please 32bit

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Ask, and ye shall receive! 



looks like a cool game