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Nobelia for CD-i

Zelda meets Bomberman in this homebrew game for the Philips CD-i

Nobelia is an explosive open world action/adventure game which can be described as a crossover between The Legend of Zelda and Bomberman.

With over 30 unique levels, four power-ups, and four different enemies it is the biggest and most ambitious homebrew game released yet for the CD-i. 

Includes an in-game timer with highscores to allow for competition and speedrunning in three different categories.



After investigating a portal that has opened up in your backyard, you find yourself transported to a new land.

All of your wit and courage is needed to explore this place and seek out the tools needed to return home.

And maybe, if you're skilled and observant enough, you can find the seven golden coins that have been scattered throughout the world according to some legends.


Move Player
Moves the player character in one of four directions.

Perform Action
Place bomb, open chest, and activate switch.
Activate Magic
Triggers magic bombs to explode.
Pause Game
Alternatively press button 1 and 2 simultaneously.


Explosive weaponry, handle with care.
Crimson Cape
Provides protection from fire.
Tome of Pyro
Allows bombs to be set off remotely.
Golden Coin
According to legends, seven of these are hidden.


Physical Release

Nobelia can be downloaded as a disk image below. A physical version of the game is also available from https://qrky.dev/nobelia.

Open Source

The source code for Nobelia is included on the disk image, but it can also be downloaded from https://github.com/TwBurn/Nobelia.

Important! Read before buying

This game is for the Philips CD-i system. It can be burned to a CD-R and played on a physical player. It should also be possible to run this under an emulator like MAME or the CD-i Emulator, but these might have their own challenges/issues.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
TagsAction-Adventure, cd-i, Homebrew
Average sessionAbout an hour


Buy Now$16.50 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $16.50 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Nobelia-CDi.v101.zip 14 MB

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