From Ashes

From Ashes is a 2D puzzle-platformer and shooter, taking place in a war-torn city in the near future. The player takes the role of Lilith, a prodigal Rebel soldier, who must take on dangerous missions in order to sway the odds in favor of her side, learning more and more about the effects of the war on all parties involved as she does.

You can download and play it here.

Noteable Features

Dynamic 2-D shadow algorithm

Figuring out how to implement this was an interesting geometry problem. More details here.

Technical Details


This project was created for the UCLA Collaborative Game Development club.