Ludum Dare 31
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Competition information for Ludum Dare 15, held August 28th-30th weekend in 2009.

The theme for Ludum Dare 15 was Caverns. Ludum Dare 15 had 144 entries.

For the announcement post (with keynote by Mike Hommel), click here. To see the results of theme voting see Round 1, Round 2, and Round 3. To see results of the user survey, click here.

Historically speaking, this was our first competition with the brand new submission system, a rudimentary compo website redesign (with logo), as well as a keynote.

Stay tuned for Ludum Dare 16, coming December 2009.

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1.

Java, Original Upload | Java 6.0 | Java 5.0 | Source

Inspired by the Kroz series of games. Move the hero through the monster hoards to the exit. Numpad moves the guy around, but the arrow key ...
- Community
#26 - Fun
2.

Play on Web | SWF (Right-click Save-as)

ANGRY CAVERNS - by HybridMind - August 28th-30th, 2009
Created from scratch for Ludum Dare 15's 48hr game competition

Concept:
You are ...
- Community
- Theme
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#12 - Overall
#17 - Audio
#19 - Humor
#22 - Innovation
#23 - Fun
#48 - Graphics
3.

Youtube | Windows | Source

You are a little monster that can fly and puke explosive bouncy goo, and you cannot die. Somewhere in the level there is a cake that you can ...
- Coolness
- Community
#20 - Humor
4.

Windows | OS/X | Web | Source(Unity Project)

I cant test the osx build so if its duff let me know plz ^_^

instructions are in the game, thanks for checking/voting :) ...
#4 - Community
#5 - Overall
#6 - Graphics
#16 - Fun
#19 - Theme
#48 - Innovation
5.

Windows | Linux

Mineral Miner

Controls:
- arrow keys to move
- space to jump into and out of the front of the tank

Object: Collect all minerals on l ...
#5 - Community
#31 - Theme
#32 - Innovation
6.

Windows | OS/X | Web

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- Theme
#4 - Humor
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#20 - Fun
7.
TIE

Windows

I wasn't satisfied with my earlier entry, so I did another.

Excavatorrr is about a mono-colour adventurer who seeks for riches in undergr ...
- Coolness
#7 - Community
#30 - Fun
#34 - Theme
#34 - Overall
#35 - Humor
7.
TIE

Windows EXE/Source

Linux users: Run the EXE in Wine!

Unfortunately, I was not able to complete my Ludumdare entry for LD15. I did, however, find time to go ...
#4 - Audio
#7 - Humor
#7 - Community
#28 - Fun
#33 - Graphics
#42 - Overall
9.
TIE

Windows | Linux

Based the concept of the Allegory of the Cave, You control Glaucon around the cave to find old artifacts and leave the cavern.. but watch ou ...
#9 - Community
9.
TIE

Windows | Windows Fixed

Very short game about being stuck in an underwater cave.

Features:
- falling rocks
- skeletons
- explosions
- giant fish

UPDATE: ...
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#9 - Community
#28 - Theme
#37 - Humor
11.

Windows | Web | Flash | Source

Tools:
- FlashDevelop (+Flex3), coded in ActionScript 3
- sfxr
- musagi
- Inkscape
- Gimp
- OpenCanvas + Wacom tablet

Librar ...
#11 - Community
#15 - Audio
#18 - Humor
#19 - Graphics
#22 - Overall
#37 - Fun
#42 - Innovation
12.

Web

The Killbots of Cavern Station is a real time semi-tactical game. Use cover to kill the evil killbots.

Check out the timelapse at: http:/ ...
- Fun
#7 - Innovation
#12 - Community
#16 - Overall
13.
TIE

Windows | Source

Loot the gold! Beware lava.

Move ship with cursor keys.
Ship automatically digs when moving slowly.

Windows+DX9 ...
#9 - Graphics
#13 - Community
#17 - Innovation
#19 - Overall
#34 - Theme
#40 - Audio
#40 - Fun
13.
TIE

Web | Source

Here is my entry, not finished, but partly playable. Use the arrow keys to walk/climb, Space to jump. Enjoy!
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#11 - Graphics
#13 - Community
#38 - Theme
13.
TIE

Flash Version History | Direct Embed Link | Source Code

The preloader will hang for a couple of seconds between 95-99%. I ddin't have time to fix that.

The town was built over a cavern. Place y ...
- Coolness
#13 - Community
#16 - Innovation
16.

Download Akin Revenge Mirror 1 | Download Akin Revenge Mirror2

Akin's Revenge by Ariel Yust 2009
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this game was made for the ludum dare 48h competition
which is hos ...
#4 - Graphics
#16 - Community
#19 - Overall
#30 - Humor
#37 - Fun
17.

Windows | Linux | Mac OS X | Source (.love = .zip)

The game with moles, mushrooms, and velociraptors.
By Noé Falzon <firstname.lastname(a)aliceadsl.fr>

You are a mole. You want to get al ...
#17 - Community
#24 - Humor
#31 - Audio
18.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Source

FLYING TIPS:
It seems the controls have received a lot of criticism. They are pretty tricky to get a handle on. Sorry for that! Improving t ...
#8 - Humor
#18 - Community
#34 - Innovation
#41 - Graphics
#45 - Theme
18.
TIE

Windows and Source

EDIT: Thanks for the comments everyone! Yeah, I know the game gets dull - I'd originally planned to have actual levels, then just bunged in ...
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#18 - Community
#43 - Theme
#44 - Innovation
#45 - Humor
20.
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Source | OS X | Windows

Couldn't get it done in time. Le sigh. Still, got some good progress!

Windows and OS X builds are now up! Enjoy! Also, the windows build ...
- Coolness
#20 - Community
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TIE

Windows

Deep within the cave system monsters are hungry. Can you help guide the colored pellets to feed them? ...
- Coolness
#7 - Audio
#15 - Graphics
#20 - Community
#22 - Innovation
#24 - Humor
#36 - Overall
#42 - Theme
22.

Windows | OS/X | Source

It is the year 20<near future>, and nuclear war is imminent. A shelter is constructed, deep in an underground cavern -- but you are not perm ...
- Coolness
#11 - Audio
#17 - Overall
#17 - Innovation
#22 - Community
#43 - Graphics
#45 - Theme
23.

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Source

**Update: Now on OSX too!**

Bugs fixed since v1.00: jumping bug; performance on 16bit displays; reflectors can no longer be placed on top ...
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#16 - Audio
#18 - Theme
#19 - Innovation
#23 - Community
#26 - Overall
#35 - Graphics
24.
TIE

Windows | Source

Make sure you read the READ ME FIRST readme before you get started. It also needs to be extracted before running.
Made with Construct (for ...
#9 - Humor
#14 - Audio
#24 - Community
#26 - Innovation
#39 - Theme
24.
TIE

Windows | Source

This is my entry to LD15 - "Cavern Ghost"
It's not much of a game, but I hope you find it entertaining,
The goal is to escape the cave, bu ...
#24 - Community
#26 - Theme
#35 - Humor
#48 - Audio
#49 - Graphics
26.

Windows | Source

UPDATE: For those experiencing bug(s) that make the game unplayable, the .zip's have been updated with (and only with) fixes for those game- ...
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#16 - Theme
#21 - Graphics
#26 - Community
#35 - Audio
#48 - Overall
27.

OS/X | Source | Windows

You control Mr Monocle riding on his Penny-Farthing inside a large and dangerous cavern. For more info check the intro "movie" after you sta ...
- Humor
#18 - Fun
#26 - Audio
#27 - Overall
#27 - Community
28.

Windows | Source

Arrow keys to move, z to mine. Explore the cave to gain points. A mining a wall gets 1 point, a stalagmite 10 points, and finding a mushro ...
#16 - Theme
#28 - Community
29.

Source | Linux | Windows

Windows Version Now Available! Yeah!

This is the tale of a courageous, but tiny robot and her quest to defeat the evil group GNOME. (GNOM ...
#29 - Community
30.
TIE

Source (python + pygame) | Windows

When asses need to be kicked, Lex is the man for the job.
Keys:
arrows to move around, up to jump
space bar to shoot
m to mute the ho ...
- Coolness
#16 - Humor
#30 - Community
#45 - Theme
#49 - Fun
30.
TIE

Windows | Source

Win32 only, required DX9 and a Shader 2.0 card

See LavaCavernsOfDoom.txt in the .zip for more info ...
- Graphics
#4 - Overall
#11 - Fun
#30 - Community
#40 - Audio
32.

Windows

A 2-human game.

Player 1 crawls the dungeon... I mean, caverns.
His experience is all up to Player 2 (he who wields the mouse), who des ...
- Innovation
- Coolness
#31 - Overall
#32 - Community
#35 - Graphics
#43 - Fun
33.
TIE

Windows | Source

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#33 - Community
#34 - Theme
#49 - Graphics
33.
TIE

Windows

GAMEPLAY NOTE:

The in-game map is saved every time you play. So the next time you play you continue with the same map you drew last tim ...
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#5 - Theme
#14 - Humor
#15 - Innovation
#19 - Graphics
#33 - Community
35.

Windows

IMPORTANT NOTES based on comments I've seen below:
1. Thanks a lot for trying the game even though I didnt finish it! Yes it's lacking by ...
- Coolness
#27 - Graphics
#35 - Community
36.

Windows | Linux (in Wine)

How to play: Follow the instructions in game.

Best played on a 1280x1024 screen.

In case you don't follow the mission texts very well, ...
- Coolness
#8 - Overall
#10 - Fun
#12 - Theme
#13 - Innovation
#31 - Humor
#36 - Community
#37 - Graphics
37.
TIE

Windows | Source

Cavern Crawler (Final)
Posted by Osgeld
August 30th, 2009 7:58 pm

Well after many, many set backs I managed to cough up a finished "gam ...
#37 - Community
#39 - Audio
37.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web | Source

My goal was to make a game using a language I had never tried, Processing, using no art or sound that wasn't procedurally created. Well, tha ...
#37 - Community
#42 - Innovation
39.
TIE

Windows and Source | Post Compo Version

By Comtemno
For Ludum Dare 15

Edit 2: I updated the post-compo version, which fixes many bugs (again) and adds new content; however, the ...
- Coolness
#5 - Fun
#10 - Theme
#11 - Humor
#25 - Overall
#36 - Audio
#39 - Community
39.
TIE

Web | Post-Compo Web | Source

The world has been overrun by alien invaders, and humans have taken to the depths of the earth to escape the scourge. When the aliens find y ...
- Coolness
#8 - Fun
#12 - Overall
#17 - Graphics
#30 - Innovation
#39 - Community
#45 - Audio
41.

Windows | Source

Incomplete. But nifty level editor. :( ...
#7 - Graphics
#41 - Community
42.
TIE

Windows | Web | Source

EDIT-NOTE: M FOR MUTE, R TO GENERATE A NEW LEVEL. ALL LEVELS ARE RANDOM, A FEW ARE IMPOSSIBLE.

Okay, game is done. Is not bad game, but y ...
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#5 - Audio
#6 - Innovation
#10 - Graphics
#21 - Overall
#24 - Theme
#39 - Humor
#42 - Community
#43 - Fun
42.
TIE

Windows | Source

(38kb .exe single file) UPDATED due to major bug,. caused a crash, unforutunatly it worked fine here,. anyway, is fixed? now.., (slight grap ...
#15 - Theme
#21 - Audio
#42 - Community
42.
TIE

Windows + Source | Mac OS X (Just binary) | Linux (Just binary)

Cavern Defense is a turn-based strategy game for two players.

If you like the game and rated it but are annoyed by the bugs, check out th ...
#36 - Audio
#42 - Community
45.

Windows/Linux(AMD64)/Source | Dingoo A320 | GP2X-Wiz | Fixed Win32 Binary

Moons of Subterrane - LD15
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Steven "Stuckie" Campbell

**IMPORTANT NOTE**
If it runs too fast on Windows, PLE ...
- Coolness
#45 - Community
46.
TIE

Windows

Ahhhh! I just want to get this in on time. :)

It's been pretty good, actually! I got most of the gameplay finished that I wanted - the ga ...
- Coolness
#29 - Audio
#46 - Community
46.
TIE

Windows

TOOLS USED:

- Game Maker 7
- Pro Motion 6
- Paint.NET
- SFXR
- Audacity

COMPATIBILITY:

- This game uses some video render ...
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#31 - Humor
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48.

Windows

Here's my unfinished entry. The game logic barely works, but there's only one level and it doesn't detect the end of the game itself, so it' ...
#5 - Graphics
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49.

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Source

simple shooter game like those on atari 2600 etc.

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#49 - Community
50.

Web | Source | Web v1.2

update:
Please try version 1.2; I have made the game much easier in response to feedback.

(If you are judging, you should base your scor ...
- Coolness
#50 - Community

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