A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Android

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Ashes to ashes, welcome to DUST: BATTLE BENEATH. In this RUN AND GUN GAME you take orders from a somewhat questionable boom box that answers none of your questions, telling you to blast your way through the underground, while you try to decide who lives and who dies ... and how often "who" dies ... and ... why this "who" keeps dying?? Whoever said being a gopher would be easy?


• Deadly scenarios

• Chaotic gameplay ...heheh

• Bullet ... many of the bullet

• Questionable  motivations

• Newly generated level every time you play

• Rough arcade mode

• Stupid enemies that will kill you

• Not so stupid enemies that will kill you

• very very stupid comrades that will kill themselves

• Gear and loot in each run

• Nap time!

• Will you seriously kill the crying nerd?


(These are configurable in game)

A = move left

D = move right

SPACE = jump

Q = switch gun

Mouse + right click = shoot/attack

Mouse + left click = build

Gamepad implementation is banana milkshake is untested, but hey, alpha, Am I right?


• Flips save lives. (Jump twice)

• Hint: Talk to the radio first.

• Place a block under you immediately you jump to climb straight up.


The dust gallery is a collection of 22+ images including concept art, cool pictures and (cheesy) memes. There are also 10+ variant images, which are different versions of some of the ~22 images in the gallery.

 In total there are 34 images...Oh! And ... heheh ... one-No!-TWO chapters of a type of fanfic or something I wrote based on the world of Dust: Battle Beneath. I put a lot of ~passion~ into every image in the gallery (well, except for historic sprites) so I hope you will enjoy it. Go and download the gallery!

some concept art. More stuff like this and more are available in the gallery!


Check out the devlog:  https://itch.io/t/1577113/dust-battle-beneath-roguelike-shooting-platformer-some...

(also on tigsource if you look real good for it) 

Ratings also really help...just as long as ... you know...they're high *wink* *wink* (or helpful).

It only gets better frome here :). Stay tuned! 



My Bot

All downloads are also appreciated!

Go Eat Dust,

StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux, Android
Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars
(8 total ratings)
GenreAction, Platformer
Tags2D, Casual, Cute, LÖVE, Roguelike, Shoot 'Em Up, Side Scroller, Singleplayer
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
AccessibilityInteractive tutorial


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dust.love 29 MB
dust.zip 33 MB

Development log


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How do play on android if the file extension is .love?


Download love2d (on google play too if you prefer) then open .love with a file manager and selelct open using love2d (your file manager should support this but try ES file manager if not).

  • If that doesn't work...then...here's the longer way.
  • Make a folder called "lovegame" in storage
  • Rename love file to .zip (instead of .love)
  • Move contents of file to the folder
  • Run love2d
  • If it still shows no game then try moving folder lovegame to sdcard storage

Android version isn't the best but still fully functional. Thanks for playing and tell me how you like it when it runs :D

Alright ill try and see

At the point of this comment (Yes, this one , by MEEEE) all problems have been fixed and requested features added. Toot.


How do i get it to go fullscreen

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Ahhh, Wow. You want to use it on FULLSCREEN. Wow, I'm so honoured.

Heh, but for real, thank you for that. It seems it went over my head. In the next update I will fix (read: add) fullscreen implementation. All of your suggestions and views mean a lot to me, so feel free to comment anything!


Edit: It's in settings.


masterpiece on all levels 10/10


Wow, thanks a lot. This gives me more encouragement to continue development. It only gets better from here!

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Thanks for that. Yeah, it seems that gamepad support is broken. Just unlpug the gamepad when you're playing. I should probably take it off for now but the error is still appreciated. It's only an alpha but playing without a gamepad still gives the full access. IT's Dust. WOOT.

Thanks again.

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