A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Vertical Collapse is a digital pinball game with an inverted twist. The demo featured here is a BETA test version. Most of the core gameplay mechanics are present and there are 3 full levels to try. We aim to have the game completed and ready for purchase Q4 2022.


Menacing ghosts have taken over your machines!! Attempt to flip, fling and roll your way around digital pinball boards as you attempt to reclaim your electronic devices from the GHOST IN THE MACHINE.



  • Keep an eye out for components that are lit up... targeting them is the key to success!
  • Different components have different effects... see what you can toggle and break!
  • Use the "SHAKE" button to get yourself unstuck or redirect the ball... A shake at the right time can be the difference between winning and losing!


Download the zipped file for your operating system. Make sure any files in the zipped archive are in the same directory as the executable after file extraction.


From the main menu of the game, you can select "SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS" which will open your browser to a Google Form. We would really appreciate it if you would take the time to fill it out after you've played some of the game. Thanks!!


Game developed by Moondial Games using Godot Engine, Aseprite, and Chiptone.

Milo - Art Director and Lead Designer

Sofox - Lead Programmer and Sound Engineer

Monty - Assistant Programmer, Assistant Artist & Lead Effects Designer

Awesomoey - Post Production and Marketing

Music recorded and mixed by Samadhi.

Thanks everyone for playing!!


Vertical Collapse SAGE 22 - Windows.zip 62 MB
Vertical Collapse SAGE 22 - Mac.zip 75 MB
Vertical Collapse SAGE 22 - Linux.zip 63 MB

Development log


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one of the greatest pinball games i've ever played, visuals, feel, tables and music all rock. Is this still in development? I sure hope so... if its abandoned at this point my only request, nay plea, would be having the high scores saved.

I'd be more than happy to pay for this game, it's so very cool. Up there with Demon's tilt (I've not yet played Xeno tilt) and surpasses Demons / Alien Crush / Crash. Well done.

Wow thank you!!! We really appreciate your support and enthusiasm for our game!!

Vertical Collapse is very much still in development. Progress has been slow as of late due to some big changes in the team's personal lives (all good!!!), but we are still working as hard as we can, when we can. 

Stoked to be mentioned in the same sentence as Demons Crush as that was a huge inspiration while designing this game. :D

Looking forward to bringing you the full game soon!


Excellent news! so happy about that.

Please be sure to include saved high scores! Having such a great time with it, so much so i'm writing my scores down in a little notepad.

Keep up the fantastic work!


Pretty cool pinball game. Nice.


Awesome game with awesome music and a solid concept, absolutely recommend it, honestly I won't mind playing 200 levels of this game; I know is short because it's part of a jam but damn I would love if it was a little longer I feel this concept is REALLY good and can make a fully blown game.

Congratulations to whoever did the music because it's pure pinball power!

Thanks for playing!! Really glad you had fun and we have noted your suggestions. 

We at LampLighter Studios had so much fun making Vertical Collapse for the B&W game jam that we decided to make it into a full game! We just released a demo version at the SAGE expo which yesterday. You can check it out here if you'd like :)


Thank you again for all of your feedback and enthusiasm!

-LampLighter Studios