A downloadable tool for Windows

Buy Now$2.00 USD or more

DieBack is a tool for creating backgrounds similar to that of EarthBound, Mother3, Mother4, and O̥ddity


  • Saving and loading background files.
  • Lua scripting (Gamemaker target  won't support scripting!)
  • Many forms of distortion! Axis independent oscillation, interlacing, and compression, scrolling.
  • A tool to help with palette creation. (Makes use of the .PCX file format, aseprite exports this)
  • Built in GIF exports.

Example backgrounds and logo by - smalls

Discord support server - https://discord.gg/BsGckhgWPS

Only supports Windows x64

Release date Aug 11, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
Made withLÖVE
TagsBackgrounds, distortionizer, earthbound
Code licensezlib License


Buy Now$2.00 USD or more

In order to download this tool you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $2 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Dieback 1.0.4.zip 8 MB
Dieback_Source.zip 2 MB

Development log


Log in with itch.io to leave a comment.

Question, does this work for GMS2?

Okay but how do I use it, there isn't even a readme


very cool


Hey! I was wondering. Do you think this will ever be available on Mac?

Deleted 188 days ago

+1 to this.


Thanks to this program, I was able to make an awesome background for a battle against Neco-Arc

10/10, most likely to use this for a long while.


Alright, time to go beat up evil crows for $2


this program is awesome sauce i enjoy

took u long enough



I made an itch.io account purely to comment that this is something I've been looking for for years now and I'm so happy you made something like this


earfbuond :)

RPG maker support? 

I’m not super sure how exactly rpg maker works but if I end up making an export it will be very limited because of a lack of shaders.

(1 edit) (+1)

yo how do i export a gif? just curious

edit: i was using 1.0.3! my bad 



mother 4

mookal real


This is so awesome