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Debellatio PC by Owls Games Platforms: Windows About game:In a world torn by sadness and pain, can you still find hope? Debellatio is a puzzle-platform game developed for Windows. With only minimal light as your guide, safely find your way towards a black flag. Collect scattered poem lines along the way to unveil the story behind Debellatio.


WASD/Arrow Keys = movement
Spacebar/Right Mouse Click = Jump
Mouse = orange light movement + direction

Developers' Cheats:

* Title Screen = Hold left shift and press D key to reset your progress.
* Title Screen = Hold right control and press J key to unlock all the levels.
* Stage 8 = Hold left control and right control and press J key to teleport at the ending. This cheat will only work if you're in Stage 8.
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2 | 19 Rates
Idea and game design : 65 /100
Graphic and music : 68.33 /100
Technical : 66.67 /100

3 Referee reviews

  • Ahmed Abdelsamea 11/1/2013 5:22:24 PM

    That's really a nice idea it reminds me of closure :) I think its inspired by it

    I love the idea

    here some points I didn't like:
    - Rule number one stick that anything that moves in the dark should have something to notify you like the moving platforms the eye was nice thing to show that its here now so I think the bullets from the skulls should be same also the jumping creature on death
    - the creatures when killed they don't come again to life which make u sometimes stuck and restart the level its ok but its not a good idea always to that
    - the stopped platform that moves when the hole over it I don't like them much because it just adds a lot of confusion
    - the hole u look through I think it needs to be a bit bigger because sometimes I can't see good with it and rotate alot around the screen

    but overall its really nice game good job

  • Abdullah Hamed 11/9/2013 2:46:36 PM

    what you have tried to do with the game is amazing.. there are some kinks here and there and the usage of the theme was creative. I do think the window you look through needs to be bigger.

    music and graphics are simple

    technically the game looks very good

  • Mohammad Hossein Rezvani 11/13/2013 2:26:33 PM

    A different adventure game with some strands of Point and Click. It would better for the player if you have chosen the diameter of light circle larger.


  • Bryant Hoover 10/20/2013 3:07:23 PM

    I really like the concept of this game. Being able to see in the area you highlight is really cool. Even the objects that would only work if the light was on them. That being said there were a few things I didn't like as well. I didn't like the moving platforms that only moved when you shined the light on them. Not because they didn't move but because you couldn't see them at all once the light wasn't on them. It was very hard to know where they were when the light wasn't on them.

    Liked the music and the sound effects as well. I'll give this one a 4/5.

    • Danni Ann Taylan 10/28/2013 3:49:07 PM

      Hello Bryant. :D First of all, thank you so much for your review.

      Second, it is intentional for the platform that only moves when there's light on them to not be seen immediately, in contrast to the platform that moves when it is dark. We did it that way because we want a challenging puzzle platformer that makes the player explore. If we made everything obvious, what's the fun in that? XD

      Just a little response from our side, but we really appreciate your feedback. ^_^

  • Mohammad Molla Mohammad 10/20/2013 11:38:36 PM

    Nicely Done my friend.
    Good Luck.

    My Vote: 5/5

    • Danni Ann Taylan 10/28/2013 3:50:14 PM

      Thanks a lot Mohammad! :D Really made our day. ^_^

  • Milad Fathi 11/3/2013 3:11:55 PM

    Awesome!!! how did you Masking in Unity3d?

    • john pineda 11/4/2013 10:14:39 AM

      Hello Milad Fathi,

      Thanks for commenting!
      In reply to your question, there isn't really enough time to implement masking in unity even if such implementation is possible. What we did was just simply putting a huge plane in front of the camera with a white png as its texture and a hole in the middle of it, to give an illusion of masking.

      Thanks again,
      John Pineda
      Owls Games Programmer

  • Milad Fathi 11/4/2013 3:55:25 PM

    Thank you John.
    I really LOVE your work. How can I contact you? I want to learn many thing from you.

    • john pineda 11/10/2013 1:24:00 PM

      Sorry for the delayed reply, I have quite a lot of things going on. you can contact me at