"Innovative gameplay and plenty of heart"
Free Game Planet

"Plangman is the platforming version of hangman, and you can’t see me now but I'm giving that portmanteau a standing ovation."
- PC Gamer

"Lovingly designed"
- c't

"Plangman is billed as a game that 'blends hangman and platforming' but that doesn't do its weirdness justice."
Game Informer

"This is really good! The story was captivating, the gameplay was unique, the difficulty was just right, everything was amazing. Thank you for making this and putting it out for people to play it, I loved it."
- Reddit commenter

"I am a huge, huge fan of Plangman's delivery. Everything from how the story's told, to the gameplay, to the music, it all has this air of just wanting to tell a tale for someone to enjoy. And it does a GREAT job."
Indie Bytes


Plangman blends hangman, platforming, and physics into an interstellar fairy tale about a space pilot, the girl he loves, and the wizard who comes between them.

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Basic Edition Features

  • Innovative gameplay (Wheel of Fortune meets Lode Runner)
  • Futuristic fairy tale story, told over the course of 26 levels
  • Inspiring synthesizer soundtrack
  • Over 160 possible words to guess, each with its own visual clue
  • Puzzles with multiple solutions
  • Randomization of words and level layouts, making each playthrough slightly different
  • Unique zoom-based health system
  • A preview of the Deluxe Edition's two-player "Challenge a Friend" mode

Deluxe Edition Features

  • Five-level Epilogue
  • 26 Lost Levels, featuring a new "broken jetpack" (aka double-jump) mechanic
  • Two-player "Challenge a Friend" mode
  • Text-based level editor, which can be used to create your own levels and stories

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux, HTML5
Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
(11 total ratings)
AuthorEhren von Lehe
GenrePuzzle, Educational
Made withUnity
Tags1-bit, hangman, Level Editor, Lo-fi, Puzzle-Platformer, spelling, story, word, Word game
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Xbox controller, Gamepad (any)
LinksHomepage, Soundtrack


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Plangman Deluxe 2.6.3 (Windows).zip 19 MB
Plangman Deluxe 2.6.3 (Mac).zip 36 MB
Plangman Deluxe 2.6.3 (Linux).zip 38 MB
Plangman Game 42 MB

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a new update? though this game was done since i havent played since like 2020, amazing work my bro!

It's come a long way since you last played. I hope you enjoy the updates!


This is incredible. There's nothing else to say

Thanks so much.