A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

a turn based rogue-like about
getting the drop on your enemies

learning to overcome their patterns

and a nifty little jump


advance dialogue / prepare jump

move / jump (after preparing jump)

escape (or start) to go back to the title screen

m to toggle mute

alt + enter to toggle full screen


enemies that are about to move or attack are animated,
inactive enemies have stunned symbols overhead

enemies move after you do, based on your new position
enemies attack you if possible, and otherwise try to move closer

archers fire horizontally and spend one move preparing to fire

melee enemies counterattack when attacked, but archers do not


health (begins at 3*)

attacking an enemy, being attacked by an adjacent enemy,
being hit by an arrow and falling more than two floors
all deal one damage

collect hearts to improve your health

souls (begins at 0)

when you die, the health for your next attempt is given by
half the number of souls collected on this attempt

kill enemies and consume their souls to improve your soul count

damage (begins at 1)

collect orbs to improve your damage

made by daniel linssen (@managore)
for ludum dare 33

Published Aug 24, 2015
PlatformsWindows, macOS
AuthorDaniel Linssen
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, XBox 360 controllers
AccessibilitySubtitles, High-contrast, Interactive tutorial


Death of a Lich (windows) 2 MB
Death of a Lich (mac) 2 MB