A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

Amid a civil war in the near future, a prodigal Rebel soldier, Lilith, must take on a series of suicide missions to take down the corrupt Government, learning along the way that the conflict was not as simple as she had thought.

From Ashes is a 2D puzzle-platformer/shooter, made in an in-house engine by student game development studio, CGD, at UCLA.  Featured at the Too Many Games Indie Showcase 2016!


Collaborative Game Development at UCLA (CGD) is an organization that helps students learn game development through yearly projects.  The club welcomes people of all roles, interests, and experience levels.  We release our products for free to the public as a part of our commitment to open access to information and art.


From Ashes.dmg 488 MB
From Ashes.7z 143 MB

Install instructions

To install on Mac, download the .dmg file, open it in Finder, and move the app into your Applications folder.

To install on Windows, download and extract the .7z file into a folder of choice, then run From Ashes.exe.

Development log