Escape from the King

Escape from the King is the successor to Gauntlet of the King and takes on a similar dungeon crawling theme with masses of new content.

The project is currently in Beta public release but already includes the following:

  • 17 diverse levels
  • 12 unique enemies
  • Random dungeon mode
  • 3 additional weapons
  • 22 collectible modifier items
  • Topdown play mode
  • Huge level design variety
  • Full options menu
  • Playthroughs on menu
  • Saving and loading
  • Health and mana system
  • Lighting effects
  • Particle physics
  • Mechanisms and deformable environment leading to lifts, traps and secret areas
  • GotK style layout with retro first person gameplay

Stay tuned for more details as the project progresses, or watch the development on

(Requires Java 8)