A downloadable game for Windows


You only have a few minutes to live. You are slowly bleeding to death as you walk into the castle, and your only hope is to find the immortal king who lives within and kill him.

Injured Knight is a difficult perma-death platformer with a branching world and a variety of upgrades to help you survive scattered and hidden throughout.


  • Hardcore one-life gameplay
  • Constantly draining health
  • Branching world to explore
  • Various upgrades to find and use
  • Hand-crafted pixel art

---Keyboard Controls---

  • Arrow keys to move
  • Z to jump
  • X to attack
  • R to restart
  • Esc to quit

---Gamepad Controls---

  • Left thumbstick to move
  • A to jump
  • X to attack


Injured Knight Demo.zip 75 MB

Development log


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I keep getting stuck near the tiles. Good game though


I loved the whole premise, the use of health as a timer for each playthrough. Controls are very responsive, sound effects are pretty good and adequate, only the music could be a bit different, the synthwave-like music gives much more of an 80's action movie/sci-fi vibe than the rest of the game. It doesn't need different instruments, only a different arrangement (old school castlevania made medieval horror out of chiptunes).


Thank you for the feedback! I'm glad you enjoyed it!


Made a video