Theme Statistics!

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May 4th, 2014 11:26 am

Ludum Dare needs more charts. That’s why I made some.

Theme Voting Statistics

 

Ludum Dare 29

April 2014
LD29 Themes
Comparison between the scores in rounds 1-4 and in the final round.
LD29 Themes
Comparison of the number of themes from rounds 1-4 involved in the final round.

Fun Facts:

  • The list in the results post seems to be a little bit buggy. 5 themes are listed twice, sometimes with incorrect total score.
  • “Death is Useful/Good” has been in the Top 5 of the final round for 4 Ludum Dares.
  • “You Are Your Own Enemy” received the most +1’s (2491). “Contrast” received the most 0’s (1283). “Glitch” received the most -1’s (2717).
  • This Ludum Dare has been the most successful one with 2497 games in total, followed by LD26 (“Minimalism”) with 2346 games and LD27 (“10 Seconds”) with 2213 games.
  • The competitions in April seem to be generally more popular.
  • The relative amount of Jam entries has been increasing. More than 40% of all LD29 games are Jam entries.
  • If you google “Beneath the Surface”, the first link related to Ludum Dare is on the first page.

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Ludum Dare 28

December 2013
LD28 Themes
Comparison between the scores in rounds 1-4 and in the final round.
LD28 Themes
Comparison of the number of themes from rounds 1-4 involved in the final round.

Fun Facts:

  • In this Ludum Dare, none of the themes in the final round had a negative score in the previous rounds. The last time this happened was LD26.
  • “You Only Get One” received the most +1’s (2419). “Illusion” received the most 0’s (1192). “Genetics” received the most -1’s (2543).
  • If you google “You Only Get One”, the first four links are related to Ludum Dare.

Ludum Dare 27

August 2013
LD27 Themes
Comparison between the scores in rounds 1-4 and in the final round.
LD27 Themes
Comparison of the number of themes from rounds 1-4 involved in the final round.

Fun Facts:

  • “10 Seconds” received the most +1’s (2563). “Replication” received the most 0’s (1083). “Darkness” received the most -1’s (2298).
  • Exactly 50% of the themes in the final round are from round 1. This seems to be a general tendency.
  • If you google “10 Seconds”, the first link related to Ludum Dare is on the third page.

If you find any mistakes or more interesting facts, feel free to point them out in the comments. :)
Thanks for being an awesome community.

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