A downloadable game for Windows

Explore the lost fairytale world of Remnant, riddled with the dark creatures of Grimm. Hack and Slash your way across this land with the 4 Huntresses in-training of team RWBY and experience the beginning of their long journey.

Based on the Roosterteeth animated show RWBY. RWBY Fading Light is an action adventure Hack and Slash inspired by the mechanics of games like Hyper Light Drifter and hopes to adapt the four original character trailers,


Play as Ruby Rose and the rest of team RWBY as they train to become Huntresses protecting the world of Remnant against the monsters of Grimm and seek out new friends to help them along the way.






-STREAMER MODE: Remove copyright music to help streamers avoid the algorithm.


Play any level with any character


Become the ultimate Huntress in 3 horde mode maps, how long can you last.

StatusIn development
Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
(15 total ratings)
Made withClickteam Fusion
Tags2D, Action-Adventure, Hack and Slash, rwby
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsXbox controller, Gamepad (any), Playstation controller


RWBY_FL_YELLOW_DEV build051220.rar 296 MB

Install instructions

Unzip folder 'RWBY_FADING_LIGHT_YELLOW_EDITION' Place anywhere, desktop most likely (.exe must be next to 'RWBY_font_temp' folder) Run .exe


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is there a way to fix the mirror mirror chapter.


Very cool! Thanks for the game. 


Will there be any updates to this game?

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in red like roses mid game there are fps drops

in from shadows train phase you cant heal

and a bug in red like roses if you jump and dash and hit a wall and atack and click the change character button at the same time you can change character

i like your work sir(using xbox and pc controller)

Hello,developer,your game is great,I have played many time,but I encountered a very serious bug:When I finish FROM SHADOWS level and start playing the ending animation, the game always crashes.


Question: Will the other characters be getting remade like Ruby is?


Sadly I don't think so, that was a passion project by a fan/friend of the game. It was a lot of work and unless someone else wants to undertake the task I personally don't have the skills to match what I think we all agree was a phenomenal upgrade


I have a problem using the keyboard layout (i dont have controllers) 

i can´t move even if i change the keys for movement

That's extremely strange. Lets try a few things:

1. Start fresh by deleting and reextracting the game from from the .RAR All files are needed


                  RWBY_Config.ini (this one is very important)

                  RWBY_font_temp (folder)

2. Right click on game and select 'Run as Administrator'  

3. Confirm you have selected: 'Controller Layout = Keyboard' in the settings menu 

4. Confirm Keys have been assigned and are not listed as 'none' 

5. Test game

6. If you are still having problems open the RWBY_config.ini with 'notepad' and copy the contents of it into a reply to this message.

Hope we can get you play :D


hi, same problem here; interestingly, every other key seems to be working, except for movement. And even movement keys work in menu, but not in the game itself. Also, bug found: when I try to change a key to something that is currently assigned to "down", cursor will go to key below and change that key instead ;)
Anyway, I tried above instructions, but to improvement; .ini here:







































Firstly sorry that you are having problems, it's always disappointing to see things not work for players. There are so may different types of computer setups in the world

Now, its very strange, to have some keys work and not others. I will note, because of a technical reason I wont go into - The Arrow keys are reserved and will break the rebinding prosses and yes that technically is a bug that I should have stopped.

That being said the default movement keys are WASD, I just want to check you've tried moving with those keys.

Aswell as confirm you are using RWBY_FL_YELLOW_DEV build051220 

Thirdly if you could take a screenshot of the key config menu maybe that could explain what's happening to me

No need to apologize, I know that stuff can get tricky :) Concerning version: yes, that is the one I use (fresh download from main game page). Concerning WASD key, I keep trying them, but no effect; here is key config menu:
That arrow keys thing may be relevant here, if they are supposed to be used in menu; right now both movement keys and arrows work in menu

That's so very strange... i wonder do you have any Gaming peripherals connected? because for the life of me i cant understand why its doing that. The only final thing is to confirm no USB controllers, joysticks, wheels, etc connected as they can sometimes confuse the game

After that only 2 things i could suggest until i think about it more is.

1 try using a controller if available, almost any usb one will work.

2 try using a different computer.

Both of these aren't exactly the best solution 

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I   have   found   an   infinite life glitch,   I   can   leap   off   as much   as   I   want.

I'd like to know more about that if you can elaborate.

I hope these bugs haven't been too annoying, but you guys/girls are great at finding new little hiccups for me to fix.  

Oh excellent... i have 1 or 2 ideas on how that could be happening. I will try to track it down... i hope you still enjoyed playing.

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After playing through the level and continuing to heal all damage . I got to the part with the giant robot with the Laser beam and it's stepped on me and I insta died and then after it Reloaded I could not heal after, I had four  healing packs and it would not work. But , Yes I have been enjoying I just wish I was better at these types of games.


In   from   shadows   you can   get   stuck behind   this   tree

Good catch... fixed for next release. Thank you.


I LOVED the User Interface in the Menus! So that's my first impression. Anyways, here's the bugs I found and my complaints.

-In "FROM THE SHADOWS", when I entered the "gate"(I don't know what it's called when you enter a separated area) to get to the Ursa Major, when the screen turns black, it stayed black and never went to the next area.

-If you dash as Wiess and move backwards, you stay as the back-dashing sprite but reversed until you move a different direction.

-How do you do the Leap Kick as Yang? I keep doing Ground Smash instead.

-I'm sad it doesn't save to the checkpoint when you leave the game.

-Why does it keep asking permission to make changes in my computer when I start it up?

Those aside, I'm amazed by the game! It's super smooth(unless you ignore the enemies and let them pile up, but that's my fault)...and other things I can't remember while typing this. Anyway, great game!

Glad you had fun, great to see. I'll try to awnser your questions cause you found some new ones thank you.

-Ursa fight room problem... new to me, will investigate.

-Weiss bug... ooooh thats new thanks

- Yang leap strike... it should be: movement, jump+movement+dash? I'll double cheak later.

-chk points dont save on exit... never thought about that, i'll see what i can do.

-permissions... probably your computer settings being very cautious  (good thing) as the program reads and writes a few files (rwby.config and chkpnt.sav) which your computer can think is suspicious.

Anyway thanks again... hopefully i can get stuck in Weiss's section over the holidays.

Happy holidays/merry xmas.


The Yang problem was because the instructions for different moves in the pause menu says it's Jump+Attack

Good catch... thx


Holy neps this game is awesome. 
This is the first game I played that truly delivered how it feels to play the RWBY characters. I loved the transition between soundtracks, how each character plays and feels, especially how each has a different stamina bar and how it works.  Just absolutely amazing, great work.

If only rooster teeth tried their best to make a quality game that befits RWBY.

thank you so much for your comment... im blushing haha


hey great game, i love it!

this is just a nitpick, not a big deal, but ruby's idle and walking sprite has red hair, while when attacking, it appears black.

also in this area, there's a glitch where if you do a jump attack, you get stuck in the air.of course, this isn't a big deal, i only discovered it cause i'm dumb. and you can jump back into the land easily.

aside from all that, great game 11/10

Good catch on that little bug... i'll add it to the list. As for Ruby, the sprite is in the process of being replaced, which is why it doesn't match.

Question: Will this just be the trailers, or will it expand into the rest of the show after the four Trailers are finished?

Its going to be a four trailers thing I'm afraid... typical life gets in the way type deal.

I know you said four trailers but maybe you could make the adam trailer too.

I mean, you already have the sprite.


I just wanted to say that I'm enjoying both of your games, and that I appreciate all the effort that you put into making them. I hope life is treating you well, that you are doing well, and that you keep doing what you enjoy.

how do you play this? when I try to play either my switch pro doesn't work or my keyboard takes all buttons as enter.

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Could be a few things happening here.

1. If your gamepad isnt working then you might need to confirm your device is listed as 'preferred device' in your computers 'Control panel' settings under joystick/gamepad.

2. For keyboard issues, have you extracted the Rwby_config.ini? As it contains the keyboard bindings. Which you can changes from the menu later.


Please no matter what happens. Don't stop developing this masterpiece of a game, many people including myself want to see it completed. You are amazing!

Thank you for your lovely words... no promises, but I have made a significant amount of progress on Yang and her level.

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Just curious which controller should i use best because my ps4 controller wired worked  fine but now i can't select anything on the main menu? Love the game.

Unfortunately thats a bug... probably annoying but the up/down arrow keys and enter will work.

Was this made with an RPG Maker engine?


Clickteam fusion 2.5 is what i made my engine in, but yes i was using open source rpg maker tiles, author in the credits

Ah, I see. I recognized some of the sprites so I asked.

How long did it take you to make this in Fusion 2.5? I actually got Clickteam Fusion, but haven't used it yet. So busy with work and such.

From what I've seen your work is impressive. I'm loving this game so far.


Hi man! I found your game randomly on youtube. I love it so far!

I did find a glitch which I'm unable to show. During Blake's level, I was at critical health, and when I popped Aura before a bird hit me, the health bar was stuck at max. I had unlimited health until I reached the final boss, BUT, the final boss killed me when I decided to make contact with it (swing like crazy with my sword), so I'm not sure if it's cause the boss is an automatic death anyways. 

Could you make it for Linux?

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Id have to look into it, i suspected not unfortunately.

its stuck on main menu i click everything on my keyboard but nothing happens

Hey Eisza, as of now it requires at controller, but with in a few days a keyboard version is coming 

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(bugs in the black bug fix update)

1. I somehow got this to happen (wasn't able to clip the mini boss fight because the new update wasn't considered a game yet on my computer)

2. You can jump off this car and die here because there isn't a wall

3. If you manage to kill all the cubes that turn into knights, the sceen will shake until you die

4. Not really a bug but you might want to add a wall here


Thx again good catches... but ignore white plz :)

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Your welcome and will do, also I love the new signs in red


if this would be mmo it would be the best mmo

Glad to hear you enjoyed it... makes it all worth it


I've been incapable of selecting options in the menu after completing a campaign. So far,  close w/ task manager and restart doesn't allow me to select again. Deleting the folder and reinstalling from the .rar has worked.


Now that's strange, I wonder if its to do with the controller... hmmm?

Could you move up and down in the menu, but not hit any buttons?

Were you using a custom controller setup?

Sorry for the trouble, i hope you had fun went it did work.

If it does happen again, the game creates a file called 'RWBY_CONFIG.ini' this can be opened with notepad... Id love to see what its saying.

PS deleting that file resets the game to default, so that might save time if it happens.

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If you are using a Xbox One controller instead of a PS4 controller and don't change your controller settings to a Xbox One controller this happens. (does this make sense? I don't know how to word this) So before he completes the Red trailer he needs to change his controller settings to the proper gamepad.

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So the music suddenly started playing again after I beat the mini-boss...

and it doesn't stop (when all the sound cuts out I accidentally changed to a different window)

It did stop after I respawned though



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I don't think this is supposed to happen, I also got killed by a groupe of birds and the game softlocked (wasn't recording) and the birbs can also kill you in the cutsene were Blake and Adam jump onto the train. It's really fun so far.

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I got the softlock after dying to happen again, and it doesn't appear to be exclusive to the grim birb (also don't know if this is a coincidence or not but it's only ever happened in this area)

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(heres another example if you want, also hope all of this stuffs helps)

(Ok so I'm going to add all the stuff I find in the white trailer onto this comment, I currently have found 2)

1. Only the first shockwave damaged me

2.  The boss only attacked once


Oh my thank you, I've never seen people have these specific problems. Its amazing what people can find that others miss. Finding out these sets of conditions exist its the real battle, fixing them is easy.

I'm going to do a quick bug fix today and upload it, Hopefully I will fix all the errors in 'From shadows' but the 'Mirror Mirror' stuff aren't actually bugs... I just haven't finised the area... its only like 40%

Thanks again

Glad I could help


Hmm, that ones more tricky... I'll look in more detail but for now I've implemented a timer that forces a level reset after x time, which should cover this.


This one seems to be another odd one... I can tell you've met the requirements for the cutscene but for some reason its not triggered. I think I've got it.

I found a bug in the endless mode were if you destroy the locker before it hits the ground it will continue to make noise until another one lands

Oh my that would be annoying... thanks for that :)

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Yeah I had to turn down my audio for a little bit

Gracias. Me alegra que te guste. :)

El juego es increíble, de lo mejor que él jugó de RWBY incluso mejor que el juego oficial del mismo suerte con el proyecto y ánimos. 


I really loved this! I really hope that you go somewhere with this. I can now say that there is a rwby game I actually enjoy. 

Thank you, Im just happy you had a fun time. The white demo is making progress, so hopefully more to come.

Love the game :D absolutely fantastic. I'm impressed by the music on how you were able to keep it looping nicely. Amazing sprites. Can't get enough. I will surely follow this game!

If you're up for some criticism here are some issues I've found:

A controls page would be nice :D didn't know most of the controls until I button mashed.

Credits couldn't be sped up. (I like to see the end of credits, and try not skip. But I don't wanna wait for the slow scrolling to finish through)

In ENDLESS mode,  the word "ROUND" in the bottom left corner was cut off in the middle of the "N"

Weiss had no ranged attack yet still had an ammunition bar.

Weiss's sword appears too big for her :P But I personally didn't notice it until it was pointed out to me.

Enemy's AI targeted blake's new location (while she was still shadowing) rather than her shadow. 

Blake's gun couldn't hit targets.

Ty for including yang tho even tho she can't do much.


Thank you so much, its always great to have feedback, be it praise or criticism.

Mostly Im glad you liked it, that means I'm doing something right.

I'll address your points. Im not fantastic at writing, so please excuse my bluntness :)

Control page: While the settings menu does explain the controls and even allows you to remap them, its the first time I have realized you cant access it when in play... noted

Credits: Noted

ROUND: Noted

As for all the rest of youR points: please note that the 'Dev room' really is that, a development room. It's where I spend 90% of my time working in, its really a peak behind the systems and everything in it is merely a test. As this is the RED demo only Ruby was completed to a fully functional state while W,B,Y are only working at conceptual stage or even less (Yang can and walk and punch that's it).  

Each Release will have me complete each girls moveset and balancing, for example in the latest unreleased build Weiss is fully functional and pretty fun i think. see below... tho even this is outdated now.