Advise the King
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High Score - Endless
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High Score - Endless
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Advise the King

A roguelike chess-based deck building game.


The Chess-Based Deck Builder!
  • "Advise the King" by playing cards to help him survive.
  • Battle your way through 10 levels, collecting cards along the way.
  • Can you get to the final level and defeat the Dark King?
  • How far can you get in Endless Mode?
  • 6 different enemy types, each with their own unique move/attack options
  • 20 unique collectable cards to build strategies with
  • 4 Unlockable Starting Decks to alter your starting strategy
  • Procedurally generated levels so each playthrough feels different
  • Hand-crafted "chess pathfinding" to help enemies find smart moves
  • Meticulously designed card animations & interactions to keep the attention where it should be
  • A dozen real foley sound effects for cards and chess pieces
  • Two custom-made instrumental tracks
  • Endless Mode for an added challenge
  • Gameplay uses the mouse. Hover over cards to preview them, click and drag cards to play them.
  • Clicking the deck or chest icons in the top corners of the screen show the cards in your deck and reward chest, respectively
  • Esc to Pause the game
  • Mouse Wheel can zoom in and out, and middle mouse can be used to pan and reset zoom (not required for gameplay)


Number of plays200,000+
Release date09 Oct, 2021
Last updated07 Feb, 2023
Game engineGameMaker
Maturity ratingAll ages
Game is suitable for all ages.

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