A downloadable game for Windows

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Upgrade your castle, build towers, expand your village and train loyal pledges who will fight, and die at your command. Dark Rising is a tower defense game for anyone who's looking for a more in-depth approach to the popular genre. It strives to mix in real-time strategy features without losing sight of the tried and true tower defense format.

Expect waves and waves of zombies, ghosts, and deadly spiders attacking your castle. However, it's your choice how to defend yourself. You could stick with building outposts and towers. Sturdy defenses might do the trick. Or maybe you would prefer training up an army of adventurers who are willing to fight and die for your cause. The choice is up to you.


  • Equip soldiers with weapons and armor.

  • Simple resource management: balance population, food, and water in order to train more soldiers.

  • Customize your castle in adventure mode.

  • Undead zombies, spooky ghosts, lava golems, giant spiders and more.

  • 10 adventure levels of increasing difficulty.

  • Endless survival mode.

  • Online leader-boards (requires game-jolt account).

Get Involved

Dark Rising will be releasing the 20th of October, 2017.  Follow the game on the following platforms to keep up to date:

Twitter: @ClgDev

Website: Dark Rising Official Website

Indie DB: Dark Rising on IndieDB

Controls and Information

"W" or "Up Arrow" Scroll view forward
"S" or "Down Arrow" Scroll view backwards
"A" or "Left Arrow" Scroll view left
"D" or "Right Arrow" Scroll view right
"Left Click" Select building / Place building / action
"Right Click" Attack or give command
"Mouse Wheel" Zoom in and out
"Q" Rotate view counter-clockwise
"E" Rotate view clockwise
"C" Switch between castle and church.

F12 Take a screenshot

Version 1.0.1

Release date Oct 24, 2017
Made withUnity
Tags3D, Ghosts, indie, Medieval, Real time strategy, Tower Defense, towers, Unity, War, Zombies
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
AccessibilityConfigurable controls


Buy Now$5.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Dark Rising 32bit.zip 286 MB
Dark Rising 64bit.zip 288 MB

Development log


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