micro Ludum Dare!

Posted by (twitter: @fydo)
September 15th, 2008 5:47 am

Hello everyone!

I was hanging out on IRC with some pals when Bleck, DrPetter, and I decided to have a fun little “microLD”, where normal LD rules apply, but you get only 6 hours to develop your game. It’s quite flexible in that you can choose which 6 hours you want to use. (Hooray for the honor system)

There is an added twist that I announced the theme at least a day before everyone started, so you got to think about what you wanted to make.

The theme is/was ‘Utopia’.

Here are the final entries: (From what I’ve heard, I’m still waiting on entries from philhassey and mjau)

Bleck – Snowtopia –  http://www.omnisu.com/files/snowtopia.zip
DrPetter – Utopia – http://www.cyd.liu.se/~tompe573/drpetter_utopia.zip
Fydo – Paradise Gone – http://fydo.net/programming/ParadiseGone-fydo-microLD1.zip

I certainly had a lot of fun making my entry. I had about 2 hours to kill on a busride a few hours before I started developing the game, so I planned it all out on paper. It worked out surprisingly well, in my opinion. Post your comments! 😀

And of course, it’s not too late to participate. Since this isn’t really an official compo by any means, feel free to set aside 6 hours of your choice to make a game and put a link in the comments. Hooray!

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4 Responses to “micro Ludum Dare!”

  1. Bleck says:

    D: In case you can’t figure it out, the controls for mine are wasd, space for snowballs, b for rockets, and v for the shovel.

  2. SpaceManiac says:

    Snowtopia has an “incorrect configuration”, Utopia runs really slowly, and I can’t run Paradis Gone’s .py file.

  3. fydo says:

    Uh oh, did you get any errors? “can’t run” is quite ambiguous.
    Regardless, thanks for testing them out. :)

  4. SpaceManiac says:

    By can’t run, I mean I don’t have the ability to open .py files.

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