LD39’s Theme: Running out of Power

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22 days ago | July 28th, 2017 8:00 pm | 15 love | No Comments »

Ludum Dare 39 on ldjam.com! Starts Friday!

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26 days ago | July 24th, 2017 12:33 pm | 3 love | 3 Comments »

MiniLD #74: CoopJam

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54 days ago | June 26th, 2017 1:15 pm


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The aim of this MiniLD is collaboration.


Make a game. Find as many ways to work together as you can. If you’re struggling, here are some suggestions:

  • work in a team;
  • use somebody else’s engine/assets/tools;
  • create an engine/assets/tools for others to use;
  • discuss the direction of your game with others;
  • playtest others’ games;
  • have somebody else choose your theme/suggest one for others;
  • share food and gamedev tales;
  • create a multiplayer game and let the players work together.

Looking for a team, engine or assets? Respond below, or leave your own comment describing: 1) what you can/want to do; 2) what you’re after; 3) how to contact you. You can also ask in the #ludumdare IRC channel on irc.afternet.org.

Want to advertise some of your creations? Leave a comment below detailing where people can find them, and any relevant documentation, etc.

Already have a team? Team up with someone else, include new people, or try some of the other suggestions.


Starts: June 26th. If you’re reading this post, it’s on: what are you waiting for?!
Ends: 00:00, July 28th, wherever you are, or longer if you need it.


If posting assets/code for others to use, please ensure the conditions of use are clear.

If you want to bend or break the rules, that’s also cool. Just have fun and *be nice*.

Theme suggestions (optional)

There’s no mandatory theme, but if you need some inspiration, choose one or more of the following:

  • sanity (or lack thereof);
  • chaos remixed;
  • The Sponge;
  • overseer;
  • underling;
  • SWARM;
  • denial.


  • Several people have said they’d be more inspired to create co-op multiplayer games rather than creating cooperatively. That still sits nicely with the theme as far as I’m concerned, so if making multiplayer games is your thing, go for it!
  • I’ve been asked a couple of times if the deadline can be extended, so people can finish their games. Of course! This is only a MiniLD so the rules are quite relaxed anyway, but I’ve changed the date above. Enjoy! :)

Highway to Nearest Gas Station timelapse

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5 hours ago | August 19th, 2017 3:13 pm

Let’s Create: Dice Hunter!

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2 days ago | August 17th, 2017 8:44 pm
Hi there,
Here’s another one for my Neil Creates series where I recreate the dice mechanics of Dice Hunter. It’s a great game!
This is a series where I try to recreate some assets, art style, gameplay mechanics, and other components and/or elements that make up other games. I also share some techniques and best practices that I learned so far while recreating previous works of art. Enjoy!
Play. Learn. Create.
YouTube Playlist: http://bit.ly/2tI5mUh
Texts, Screenshots, Code Snippets: http://bit.ly/2eSbRBe
If you have comments, suggestions, recommendations, please do comment, I may have made an error here and there and I’ll be more than honored to learn more. And if you enjoy the series, please do subscribe to be updated for more.

The Adventures of Sam Carlisle

Posted by (twitter: @givit_games)
7 days ago | August 12th, 2017 11:31 am

Our game THE ADVENTURE OF SAM CARLSILE: THE HUNT FOR THE LOST TREASURE is almost ready for release. The official release will be on Steam the 6 October. Here is our trailer https://youtu.be/2U0er6t0kKU

Come And Keep ‘Em Alive

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9 days ago | August 10th, 2017 7:54 am

BatteryUnknown’s PowerGrounds – an LD Multiplayer Game

Posted by (twitter: @_udo)
15 days ago | August 4th, 2017 7:39 am

I finally had the time to put the timelapse up:


If you’re looking to play a quick multiplayer game with some friends, check it out:


What’s most amazing to me is that the hacked-together multiplayer server hasn’t crashed once since the game went live, serving more than 22 thousand player sessions I expected it to need more handholding or even bugfixing 😉 there have been some bugfixes on the client side (see changelog) but overall it’s been relatively smooth sailing.

I’ll put up a downloadable client and a downloadable server at some point, because I don’t want to leave behind a non-functioning shell after the judging period is over 😉

Limited Light (Tech Demo)

Posted by (twitter: @SiegfriedCroes)
16 days ago | August 3rd, 2017 3:26 pm

Lightning has struck the apartment building, all power is down. Descend into the basement to restore it.

I didn’t manage to make it into a proper game, that’s why it’s labeled “tech demo”. I hope it’s still a good start for something that could become a full game in the future.

Game page (Window only, WebGL hopefully soon)

Limited Light

PoV plz

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16 days ago | August 3rd, 2017 3:11 pm

I’m certain I can speak for everybody on that: PoV, we want notifications on the new site! >.<

Did you say fun with cubes?

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17 days ago | August 2nd, 2017 1:08 pm

I thought you did. If so, try out my cube-laden abstract finance game, Tycoon. Your feedback is welcome, and I’ll review you back if you review and let me know here.




Tycoon LD39 Page

Play Tycoon in browser (WebGL Unity)

Play Here: The Color of Days to Come

18 days ago | August 1st, 2017 1:47 pm


Hello everyone, I made a narrative game about dealing with breakups and depression. I would really like if you play and rate it!






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18 days ago | August 1st, 2017 11:02 am

Artax! (Web)

Posted by
18 days ago | August 1st, 2017 9:05 am

We’ve made our emotional puzzle platformer hard to spare you the heart-wrenching ending!


Play it here! (HTML5)


My Failed Ludumdare 39 [LD39] Game

Posted by (twitter: @doppelgunner)
18 days ago | August 1st, 2017 9:00 am

I fucked up my ludumdare 39 game. At first I was doing fine then somehow the result isn’t what I was expecting then boom haha it got me depressed and I got demotivated. Still I just uploaded the video. I just want to know how many will watch this…


Have you played…

Posted by (twitter: @cynicalmonkey)
18 days ago | August 1st, 2017 3:13 am

Re:Coil? The game critics are calling “made in 48hrs” & “i guess it fits theme”



Tank Battle!

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18 days ago | July 31st, 2017 9:31 pm

Ludum Dare 39 just finished, here is the result : A destruction derby kind of game where your goal is to survive in an arena full of enemies searching to steal your precious energy ! Don’t let them drain your batteries out of power and fight back in this action paced game realized in 72 hours !

Play and rate here : https://ldjam.com/events/ludum-dare/39/tanks-battle




Thank you and see you next LD ! From now, I’m gonna play some LD39 games :)

Hey! Stop bugging me!

Posted by
19 days ago | July 31st, 2017 1:04 pm

I was able to publish my compo entry Defend Home: Mars thanks to extension of due time. Please give it a try :0)




Spacy adventure

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19 days ago | July 31st, 2017 1:30 am



Small shooter game written for Ludum Dare 39 in 48 hours.

About the game

You need to control your space ship and keep eye on the energy! Every shot cost’s you some, as you move forward, your battery discharges.

Avoid enemies, kill the boss and survive as long, as you can!


Arrows – move X – shoot C/Z – open shop

Where to find it

 Be sure to vote 😀

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