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Rocketship Rescue submitted!

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Monday, December 14th, 2015 1:26 pm

My entry is Rocketship Rescue – an Asteroids-style game with a unusual control scheme! Can you get the hang of controlling the ship with using just the left and right keys and rescue all the randomly-generated aliens?


Bar the Door

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Monday, August 24th, 2015 3:35 pm



Bar the Door is a fast block-puzzle game where you spend every day as a human blockading the door.. and every night as a werewolf trying to get out and murder innocent townspeople!

Play and rate

SwordCrafter submitted

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Monday, April 20th, 2015 4:48 pm

I didn’t feel like making a game about using weapons, so I made one about creating weapons. SwordCrafter is a game about designing swords – and you can make them as unconventional as you like!


Need a sword name?

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Saturday, April 18th, 2015 9:05 pm

I needed some sword names for my game so I wrote a simple random generator. Here’s a few of the names it generated:

Morningslicer, Earth Blade of Blood, Poisonripper, Lightbringer, Stonekiller of Grief, Fatebringer, Demonslicer, Vorpal Needle, Oathslasher, Nightsmasher of Darkness, Nightslasher of Vengeance, Daybane, Ice Edge, Wingkiller of Death, Blood Needle, Chancesmasher, Ludumtwister of Ice, Doom Needle, Nightcrusher of Fire, Night Blade, Poison Edge of Justice, Ravenripper, Hopebane, Firetwister, Raintwister, Wing Edge, Oatheater, Life Needle, Darknesspiercer, Chance Blade of Fire, Deathtwister, Nightbane, Devilpiercer, Stonetwister, Dawn Saber of Vengeance, Blood Blade, Bloodslicer, Stonecutter of Ice, Darkeater, Sunbane, Lovethirster, Vorpal Edge of Truth, Rainkiller, Griefkiller, Chancebringer, Lifekiller, Earthcutter, Lifebane, Hopesmasher of Death, Acidthirster

Art done

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Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 10:52 pm


I’ve (almost) finished the art for my game! Woo! It’s an endless runner style, but with some additional complications. I also got some programming done, so I expect to be able to get the game working tomorrow. I still need a name for it though…


I’m in!

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Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 1:31 pm

This will be my 8th Ludum Dare and I’m very excited! Unlike previous LDs, I’ll be working alone and I’m determined to finish on time and not drop into the jam. I’ll be limiting the time I spend on it the best I can, since my best games (Busy King, Nod) have all come out of LDs where I had very little time and had to keep it simple.


  • Photoshop
  • Either Unity3D or HTML5 (I might use Quintus) – it depends on what kind of game I decide to make.
  • Bfxr and Fake Music Generator (I just heard about this from LD and it seems great!)

Good luck everyone!



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Monday, April 28th, 2014 11:00 am

We managed to get in some game development time despite attending multiple Journey into Nyx prereleases  – and the result is BUNKER 29, a small but tricky resource management game. Give it a try!

I’m in!

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Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 11:17 pm

I’m in once again for my 7th LD!

Engine: Unity (for the first time!)

Graphics: Photoshop

Music/Sound: auto-tracker and sfx


My goal is to make a single, simple, fun element of gameplay! Everything after that is just polish. That’s what I said last time and then I ended up making a very complex game without fun gameplay… but this time I’m really going to stick to it!

Post-Compo Version of “The 10-Second Murder”

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Monday, September 16th, 2013 1:22 pm

I told myself I’d get the post-compo version done before the end of voting… and I just barely made it!


I added artwork, music and sfx, UI improvements, and a new subject to investigate.

You can play the new version here, or play and rate the compo version.

The 10-Second Murder

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Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 7:02 am

My jam game is a murder mystery about a professor’s mysterious death during a 10-second blackout. It was a bit too ambitious for 72 hours, but I’m pretty happy with what we got done.

Here’s what the game looked like on Saturday:


And here’s the final look:accuse

I’ll post a longer post-mortem later. For now, you can play my game here!



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Friday, August 23rd, 2013 11:33 pm

I started working on a murder mystery game. This is almost definitely a mistake. I don’t know why I’m doing (another) dialogue-based game when I’m supposed to be practicing programming, not writing dialogue. Still, if I can finish the game in 48 hours, I think it will really stand out. Well, bedtime for now and I’ll consider starting over tomorrow.

Early character sketches:


I’m in!

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Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 12:30 am

I thought I had a conflict but it was moved, so I’m 100% free this weekend and I can’t wait! I love Ludum Dare! This will be my 6th time.

  • Code: HTML5/JS with Quintus
  • Art: Photoshop
  • Sound: SFXR
  • Music: Autotracker-C

In the past I’ve tried different approaches to LD and focused variously on fun, innovation, polish, or learning a new platform. This time my goal is to make a game with a future after LD. We’ll see how that goes!

Nod: A dating sim with just one button

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Monday, April 29th, 2013 8:22 am


The goal of Nod is to get a date with a cute girl. Unfortunately, you’re too shy to talk. Instead, you have to nod your head at just the right moments to succeed!

 The aspect I enjoyed the most was designing the XML schema and parsing the dialogue. But the thing I’m least happy about is that I didn’t have time to write more complex dialogue. Right now it plays like a choose-your-own adventure, even though the system allows for more complex scenarios. Still, I’m happy with what I was able to accomplish in very little time (~12 hours)!

Play and rate here.

LD in 16 hours?

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Thursday, April 25th, 2013 7:41 pm
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I’m excited for my 5th LD! But I’m busy on Friday and Sunday… so I’m going to try making a game on Saturday only. We’ll see how it goes! I’ll be using the engine I have the most experience with: AS3 with Flixel.

The themes look great! I can’t wait for Saturday!

I’m in!

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Sunday, December 9th, 2012 12:55 pm

I’m in for my 4th Ludum Dare. In previous LDs I’ve made a fun game, an innovative game, and a polished game. Can I excel in all three this time? We will see.

I think I’ll make my game in LOVE since I want some practice with Lua. I’ll also use Photoshop, sfxr, and autotracker-c.

I’m looking forward to it! See you next weekend!

Poggle Island Update & Playthrough

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Saturday, September 15th, 2012 3:05 pm

I’ve fixed some bugs/gameplay flaws in my LD24 entry! Lightning now loads faster and reaches the bottom of the island, and some issues with mating were fixed. It should be more playable now – you can try the new version here (or play & rate the original entry!)

Since my game is a bit confusing, I also made a quick playthrough video that shows one way to complete the game. You can see that I focus on the Poggles with features I want (round ears, long nose, and then long legs) and get rid of the rest.

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