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Ludum Dare 18

August 20th-23rd, 2010
Theme: Enemies as Weapons

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Top Entries - Coolness

1.
TIE

Windows

Use your enemies' heads to score and kill more enemies.

I make code and music, you can't expect me to be good at graphics too. ;) ...
- Coolness
- Audio
#4 - Humor
#22 - Innovation
#29 - Overall
#44 - Fun
1.
TIE

Web (Applet) | Source | Timelapse | Playthrough

Use your mouse and keyboard to control your spaceship and beam up the floating alien spheres, and use their evil against them!

5 levels o ...
- Coolness
- Graphics
#10 - Fun
#19 - Overall
#25 - Theme
#27 - Community
#39 - Audio
1.
TIE

Original | Play Fixed Version | Timelapse | source

Manipulate gravity to cause shapes to crash into each other.
Make sure you don't run into any of them!

The mouse controls the player.
C ...
- Coolness
- Fun
#4 - Overall
#13 - Audio
#18 - Graphics
#20 - Innovation
#28 - Theme
1.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Timelapse | Web | Source

Your goal in Loputon is to survive as long as you can and score big combos. As long as there's less than one second between each enemy you k ...
- Coolness
#24 - Audio
#44 - Fun
#48 - Community
1.
TIE

Windows (compo version, with source) | Windows (post-LD version)

Move your ship with the arrow keys or WASD, move the mouse to aim, left click to fire. Your ship's weapons are powered by the sound made by ...
- Coolness
#6 - Innovation
#16 - Audio
#45 - Theme
#50 - Overall
2.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Web | Source - scripts only | Full Source

Mixing colors by shooting your color gun through your colored enemies!
Also my first Ludum Dare entry :)

There are no tutorial levels, s ...
- Coolness
#12 - Innovation
#13 - Community
2.
TIE

Windows/Linux/FreeBSD

Tag the stupid squares by pressing LEFT SHIFT and then make them explode by holding LEFT SHIFT near one of them.

Tagging consumes your he ...
- Coolness
3.
TIE

Web | Source | Timelapse

Arrow keys move.
Up, z, or c to jump.
X or space to pick up the guy you are standing on.
X or space again to throw.

You can touch the ...
- Coolness
#9 - Theme
#12 - Community
#21 - Audio
#32 - Overall
#37 - Graphics
#38 - Fun
3.
TIE

Windows | Source

This is my first ever entry to Ludum Dare! HypnoFruit is a tower defense game, where your use captured creeps as towers. To use a creep as a ...
- Coolness
#23 - Theme
3.
TIE

Windows | OS/X [10.6 only] | Linux / Source | Video

This is my first LD. This game is quite simple, but has some concepts it may take a couple of games to understand.

By taking control of ...
- Coolness
#27 - Community
3.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Java Web Start | Source

A fairly simple arcade puzzler, where you have to possess zombies and then use their abilities as weapons.

Linux and Windows have been te ...
- Coolness
#28 - Humor
3.
TIE

Web | Source | Gameplay Trailer | Post-Compo Version

This game was created for the 18th Ludum Dare 48 hour game competition. The theme was "Enemies as Weapons". Development took 26 hours from A ...
- Community
- Coolness
#14 - Overall
#17 - Fun
#18 - Audio
#24 - Graphics
#30 - Theme
3.
TIE

Windows | Patched-Src | Patched-Bin | Source

As a hacker you need to take over servers, to use their powers to hack more servers. Dunno if that fits the theme.
I'm happy I finished and ...
- Coolness
#5 - Audio
#22 - Humor
#33 - Fun
#39 - Community
3.
TIE

Windows | Web Site | Enhanced (post-deadline) | Source

My entry is called "Protractor", it's a katamari shmup! You WILL need the latest version of DirectX! Update if you see a missing dll error ...
- Coolness
#14 - Graphics
#43 - Community
#45 - Overall
3.
TIE

Windows | Source

You are the virus, as an infected you can infect others, which will then carry your virus giving them the ability to unknowingly infecting o ...
- Coolness
#34 - Community
3.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Windows #2 | OS/X #2 | Source

The horde is coming, and boy does it have its collective panties in a collective bunch! Your time on Mt. Brawlalot is coming to a close - or ...
- Coolness
#9 - Audio
#10 - Humor
#50 - Community
3.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Source

Your ship has gon out of ammo but there's still enemy to fight. The only way to survive it's to dodge all enemy bullet and make them fire ea ...
- Coolness
#43 - Theme
3.
TIE

Web | Source

You are a roboticist trapped in a secret government with a bunch of malfunctioning robots. Thankfully, even though you are unarmed, you've g ...
- Coolness
#29 - Audio
#33 - Humor
#46 - Theme
19.

Web | Source

My first Ludum Dare entry.
Made in actionscript + flixel.

Crash your enemies into each other to clear each level.
Avoid getting hit or ...
#19 - Coolness
#21 - Theme
20.
TIE

Windows | Source

It's finally done...

Should work in most Windows machines, although I only tested it with Windows 7 (64-bit)... But all the code is prett ...
- Community
#4 - Theme
#9 - Overall
#15 - Audio
#16 - Innovation
#20 - Coolness
#22 - Fun
#31 - Graphics
#40 - Humor
20.
TIE

Official LD18 Entry | Continued Development | Source

In Money Thief, you must steal money!

In order to avoid detection, you must become the ultimate weapon: The enemy.

To compound the mat ...
#5 - Fun
#9 - Graphics
#10 - Audio
#11 - Overall
#20 - Coolness
#27 - Humor
#27 - Innovation
20.
TIE

Windows

A druid who walks around banging evil spirits into each other. ...
#20 - Coolness
20.
TIE

Windows and Source | Post-Mortem

My game is the story of an ant named Joe, who was captured by humans and placed in a anthill full of small arms, deadly for an ant.

This ...
#12 - Audio
#20 - Coolness
24.
TIE

Windows | Linux

You play as a firefighter, fighting his greatest enemy... Fire (You didn't see that coming?). His weapon of choice? Fire (Again, really I ...
#5 - Innovation
#9 - Theme
#24 - Coolness
#27 - Community
#37 - Overall
#47 - Humor
24.
TIE

Web | Source

You have the power to make enemies explode with but a thought. Can you escape the 12 levels and become the Master Exploder? ...
#24 - Coolness
#26 - Overall
#28 - Fun
#28 - Innovation
#38 - Community
24.
TIE

Java (Web/JAR/Source) | Timelapse

*** IMPORTANT ***
FreeHostia seems to redirect to the main page when clicking on the direct links!! JAR/Source direct links removed for thi ...
#24 - Coolness
#47 - Graphics
27.

Windows | Web | Source

aim the flashlight with the mouse
WASD to move
SPACE toggles flashlight
R forces a respawn
X to start game, and to close messages

Pre ...
#11 - Innovation
#16 - Overall
#27 - Coolness
#33 - Fun
#44 - Graphics
28.
TIE

Flash | Source

BOMBCRASH
by Xander Davis - www.xanderdavis.com
FlashBuilder 4 + ActionScript 3.0 + Flixel

This is my first entry in Ludum Dare!

You ...
#15 - Graphics
#28 - Coolness
#44 - Audio
#48 - Overall
28.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Timelapse | Source

My first attempt at Ludum Dare and a relatively unpolished due to a lack of time this weekend.

Still I'm reasonably happy with the core c ...
#28 - Coolness
28.
TIE

Windows | Web | Source

Attach the bodies of sword-monsters to a giant spinning wheel of death. Survive 8 waves of enemies to win the game.

To attack an enemy, y ...
#16 - Innovation
#28 - Coolness
#38 - Theme
28.
TIE

Windows | Web | JAM version (web) | Source

Giant monsters are attacking your city! Hypnotise them and send them to fight each other. Different monsters are good at beating different o ...
#28 - Coolness
#43 - Community
28.
TIE

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

You have entered the RoboColosseum's greatest challenge: the never-ending cannon swarm so intent on your destruction they fire their own com ...
#28 - Coolness
#37 - Audio
28.
TIE

Windows | XNA Framework | Source

May need to nuke a couple more bugs, but on the whole it's done!

You need XNA Framework 2.0 installed before you can play it! ...
#6 - Community
#15 - Theme
#28 - Coolness
28.
TIE

Play it in FLASH | Play it for N64 | Source Code

Use the arrow keys.

Goal #1: Stay alive. Use left, right, and up arrows (or Z) to move and jump around.

Goal #2: Wreck enemies. Use do ...
#6 - Theme
#6 - Audio
#7 - Fun
#7 - Overall
#15 - Innovation
#28 - Coolness
#47 - Humor
35.

Windows | Source

A top-down shoot-'em-up where your only weapons are the enemies themselves.
Controls are WASD to move, and mouse to rotate your ship.
When ...
#15 - Theme
#17 - Audio
#35 - Coolness
36.

Play online | Timelapse | Source

Java 1.5 is required, the game is played as an applet in a webpage. ...
- Theme
- Overall
#4 - Innovation
#8 - Community
#9 - Fun
#16 - Humor
#36 - Coolness
#42 - Audio
37.
TIE

Windows | Web | Source

Build a giant amoeboid castle out of the remains of your defeated opponents.

<arrows> or <w, a, s, d> to move
<mouse> to fire

Enemy c ...
#24 - Innovation
#26 - Graphics
#28 - Overall
#32 - Fun
#37 - Coolness
37.
TIE

Windows

Made with .NET. Nothing fancy used so should work on almost any .NET runtime.

Rule with Demography instead of Democracy, pitting the unha ...
#37 - Coolness
37.
TIE

Windows | Source(.gmk)

My not-so-much blogged about game! unfortunately I couldn't make many blog posts without revealing too much of the game/story. So yeah anywa ...
#37 - Coolness
40.
TIE

Kongregate | Mirror | Source | Timelapse

Mouse to move. Don't let the asteroids hit Earth!

Created with FlashPunk using Box2D for physics. Rendering done partially with FlashPunk ...
#15 - Fun
#33 - Humor
#36 - Innovation
#40 - Coolness
#45 - Overall
#45 - Graphics
40.
TIE

Web | Source

Use the Z and ARROW keys to move.
Collect heads to shoot with and to use as armor.
The game ends when the core gets damaged.

Tools Used ...
#40 - Coolness
#43 - Graphics
40.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Jam (Windows/OS X) | Source

A glowy mashup of pool, putt-putt golf, and air hockey. If you create new courses in the editor, please upload them to the server so other p ...
#5 - Community
#29 - Audio
#29 - Fun
#40 - Coolness
#45 - Overall
#47 - Graphics
40.
TIE

Windows | Time Lapse | Source

The aim of the game is to trick the enemy into killing themselves and each other using the Illusion based skills of the character.

The fi ...
#23 - Innovation
#39 - Community
#40 - Coolness
#41 - Humor
#47 - Graphics
40.
TIE

Web | Source

Please spend 30 seconds reading the instructions! You can then read the tips after you've played a bit, if you like.



I really wanted ...
#8 - Community
#19 - Innovation
#40 - Coolness
#49 - Theme
40.
TIE

Windows | Source | Crappy Gameplay Video

edit: Added a bugfix after deadline: probability of trust tower was calculated wrong. Was fixed by changing a single character. The rest is ...
#19 - Community
#40 - Coolness
#43 - Innovation
40.
TIE

Windows | XNA Creators Club | Timelapse | Source (and EXE if you don't want to install)

135 seconds (3 levels of 45 seconds each) of a Spy Hunter style vertical scroller where the only objective is to stay alive while avoiding a ...
#40 - Coolness
40.
TIE

Web | Source

Using your trusty Universal Hacking Device [hold SPACE bar] you must hack the marauding robots to be used as gun emplacements against their ...
#30 - Theme
#40 - Coolness
40.
TIE

Windows | Source

Correct title is "Super Thwackswinger" (it wouldn't fit).

Grab enemies with a grappling hook! Smash and destroy!

An updated version of ...
#12 - Fun
#13 - Theme
#32 - Overall
#40 - Coolness
40.
TIE

Windows

Arrow keys to move and jump. Land on enemies, pull them around and force them into the ground to make them shoot each other.

Infinite arc ...
- Theme
#15 - Fun
#16 - Overall
#18 - Innovation
#37 - Graphics
#40 - Coolness
50.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux/Source

Inspired by Jeff Vandermeer's Ambergris. You are tasked with exploring a cavern filled with strange and exotic fungi. Can you scan all the ...
- Graphics
#4 - Audio
#6 - Overall
#12 - Innovation
#13 - Community
#31 - Fun
#38 - Theme
#50 - Coolness
50.
TIE

Windows/Source | Linux/Source | Full Source

Controls (and a mildly-humourous backstory) are in the Readme.txt file.

I have now uploaded a Linux version, which is almost the same as ...
#38 - Humor
#50 - Coolness
50.
TIE

Windows (.exe) | Source

My first time entering the Ludum Dare competition. It was a hard theme for me, but I managed to come up with something. =)

I'm terrible a ...
#24 - Humor
#44 - Fun
#50 - Coolness
50.
TIE

Web | Source

Press Z to cast a spell and X to cycle spells. Move with the arrow keys. ...
#8 - Graphics
#50 - Coolness
50.
TIE

OS/X | Windows | Source (Ruby+Gosu)

Multicolored zombies, everywhere! And only one man is man enough to handle this! It's Mr Monocle! And he knows the art of fisticuffs!

"I ...
- Humor
#14 - Audio
#30 - Community
#30 - Fun
#31 - Graphics
#50 - Coolness

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