Death's Gambit

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  • Death's Gambit

The promise of immortality lies at the heart of Siradon. As Death's right hand, challenge the undying guardians of the realm and endure the eternal struggle to purge their souls. But what reward awaits a faithful servant of Death?

Death's Gambit is a hardcore 2D action platformer with rich RPG elements. Master the precise combat, utilizing a wide variety of weapons and abilities to confront the horrors that lurk deep within Siradon. Explore a mysterious and unforgiving world to uncover the true price of immortality. Embrace the challenge of being an agent of Death.

  • Expansive World - Travel across the beautifully rendered Obsidian Vale, Witch Woods, Sanguine City, and more. Meet quirky characters from all walks of life, and uncover their narrative threads and secrets.
  • Character Classes - Choose from seven playable classes, level up, pick your favorite talents from the skill tree, adapt your strategies, and improve your chances of survival.
  • Incredible Bosses - Hunt towering monsters and other creatures of legend. Each boss is a test of skill, requiring unique strategies to defeat.
  • Non-Linear Exploration - Explore levels and bosses in a non-linear order, discover side areas with more secrets to unravel and enemies to purge.
  • Character Customization - Outfit your character with over 10 weapon types including bows, scythes, longswords, halberds and more. Harness 30 weapon abilities and spells to create your own build.
  • Heroic Mode - Defeated bosses experience a second wind in an exponentially harder heroic mode accessible immediately after defeating them. Give yourself an all new challenge and master their new abilities.
  • Evocative Score - Experience an intricately crafted score composed by Kyle Hnedak, that sets the tone for Death's Gambit's world with over 2 hours of evocative music.
  • New Game Plus - Complete Death's Gambit to unlock New Game+ in brackets of three to set your own difficulty, and endure the struggle all over again.



Patch Notes (Afterlife 1.1.2) Crash and softlock fixes: Fixed a crash related to being grabbed right before defeating Avatar of Thalamus. The Crow can no longer spawn allies outside the arena and softlock the encounter if boss is close to the edge of the arena. Balance: Adjusted NG+ balance. Vrael Axe Weapon throw now deals much more damage. Scythe of Restless Spirits mote generation increased again. Wizard tier 5 armor now costs same amount of meteorite scraps to craft as all other Tier 5 equip...


Patch Notes (Afterlife 1.1.1) Highlights: Can now obtain Crest of Gaia in Rider's Passage. Load times have been improved for certain characters that are far into the game. Many game options and config now correctly save again. Sorry about breaking that in that last patch! Balance Greathammers now correctly gain extra damage from vitality given by armor pieces. Can now move twice as fast while in dark orb 2 animation, this attack now deals more damage. Soul of the Phoenix is now resistant to fire...


Crash Fixes Pressing full screen in the options no longer crashes the game for some people. Bysurge and Eldritch Council no longer crash in the Nightmare if you kill them in a certain way. You must exit Bysurge's arena each time you rematch him. Balance Haste now has a hard cap of 59%. Can no longer be cursed in-between phases in Endless Heroic. Stamina depletion from A, S, and SS shields has been adjusted. Turtle Shield is now a B rating shield. Heroic Lunge damage scaling adjusted a bit. Forti...


Hey folks, we're excited to announce that the Death's Gambit: Afterlife soundtrack is now available on Steam in Standard Quality (MP3) and High Quality (FLAC) formats! Get the soundtrack at 20% off until Oct. 13th! Composed by Kyle Hnedak, the Death's Gambit: Afterlife soundtrack features over 60 (!!!) tracks from the game, all of which illustrate the beauty of Afterlife's environments and intensity of the encounters faced. Listen to beautiful, delicate...


Patch Notes (Afterlife 1.08) Gameplay: A NEW "heroic only" boss has been added to the game. **Xyarlohtep** Exiled God and master of space-time has been unleashed upon Siradon... Crash: Fixed a crash related to killing fink on the Obsidian Vale bridge. Fixed a crash related to parrying magic missiles created by Grey Wanderer. Softlock You can no longer use an infinite jump flower to exit the bulwark boss arena. Misc: Fixed an issue that would cause crafting ui to stop working after you obtain all...






  • OS: Windows 7 32bit
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 2.93 GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5600+ 2.9GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT/ AMD Radeon HD 6450
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 1 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Windows Compatible Sound card





  • OS: Windows 7 (32bit) or Higher
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 or higher
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GT520 / AMD Radeon HD 6670 or higher
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 1 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Windows Compatible Sound card


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