1.1.0 Is Out!

Start up your itch.io app to grab the latest version of Realm of the Ghost King. 1.1.0 is a totally free update with new features, general improvements and bug fixes!

Additionally the game is on sale for 25% off! The sale lasts until July 5th for all storefronts.

Read on for the full set of changes in 1.1.0!


  • UPDATED LEVEL RENDERING. Added a background fade effect.
  • NOW PLAYABLE: The Ghost King
    • To Unlock: Defeat The Ghost King
      • Will be unlocked if you've already done so
    • Special Attack: Teleport to safety and leave a bomb
    • Passive Ability: The Crown Protects
  • NEW MONSTER: Swamp
    • Unlocked by doing 80+ damage in one run
      • Will be unlocked if you've already done so
    • Special Attack: Clone yourself (up to three at once)
    • Passive Ability: Enemies attacking you will take damage
  • NEW MONSTER: Phantom
    • To Unlock: Freeze (Icecap), slime (Glob) or turn (Vlad) 40 total enemies
      • These are newly tracked stats, so you'll need to accomplish it!
    • Special Attack: Possess closest enemy for 10 turns (costs 3 souls)
    • Passive Ability: Start with one soul
    • Auto-detects your controller once you press a button
    • Button graphics for XBox 360, XBox One, Playstation 4 and Switch controllers
    • Menu option allows you to select a specific button graphics if you want
    • Daily Challenge countdown clock (or countup if you already participated)
    • Player highlight is always on
    • Added new resolution: Massive (1440x1080)
    • Steam Version: Eight new achievements
      • 6 regular, 2 secret!


  • Updated titlemap colors
  • Improved camera movement/following
  • Revised the way controls work (if you rebind movement the menu controls will match)
  • Simplified keyboard controls menu
  • Status changes (frozen, slime, possession/turning) now tracked
  • Small balance tweaks to The Depths (level 7)
  • Updated to latest version of Electron


  • Fixed specific cases that caused camera jitter
  • Fixed cases where Moai and exit would be spawned in the same place
  • Fixed rare case where Moai could block off part of the map
  • Improved text caching


rotgk-win.zip (64-bit) 73 MB
Version 1.1.0 Jun 21, 2018
rotgk-osx.zip (64-bit) 152 MB
Version 1.1.0 Jun 21, 2018
rotgk-linux.zip (64-bit) 81 MB
Version 1.1.0 Jun 21, 2018

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