• GameCharts     Steam    Shotgun King: The Final Checkmate
    Month Avg. Players Gain % Gain Peak Players
    December 2022 221 41 22.78% 343
    November 2022 180 122 210.34% 459
    October 2022 58 -39 -40.21% 106
    September 2022 97 20 25.97% 250
    August 2022 77 -51 -39.84% 176
    July 2022 128 -53 -29.28% 238
    June 2022 181 -70 -27.89% 331
    May 2022 251 251 --- 761
    April 2022 0 --- --- 0

    About Shotgun King: The Final Checkmate

    Chess, but all your army has gone over to the white side, leaving you with nothing but your royal shotgun and your wounded pride. Carried by your dark folly, you decide it's time to teach those white pieces to fear the Shotgun King.

    Every turn, you may either move your king or shoot at enemy pieces, after what you'll need to move again to reload your shotgun. Avoid checkmate and kill the enemy king to complete the floor. After each floor, you may choose between two random combinations of one upgrade for you and one upgrade for the other side. Choose wisely and keep on winning floors and you just may get your kingdom back.

    Runs may take ~30 minutes to complete. The game features 5 difficulties, plus an endless mode and a blitz mode!

    Shotgun King was originally made in 72 hours for the Ludum Dare Jam! And it won! Out of 1900 entries, it got 1st place overall, 1st place for Fun, and 2nd place for innovation. We kept on working on it to bring you the final ver...