Ludum Dare 31
December 5th-8th, 2014

Ludum Dare 18

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

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Top Entries - Innovation

1.

Web | Source

Fly your ship around the enemies to fling them at each other. Made with Flixel. ...
- Innovation
#5 - Theme
2.
TIE

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

Get people to do what you want, by lying to them!

Click on folks to add them to a sentence, and then add in insults or complements.

St ...
- Innovation
#9 - Humor
#18 - Community
#21 - Overall
#27 - Graphics
#33 - Fun
#40 - Theme
2.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Web | Source

FAIL-DEADLY designed and developed by Josh Sutphin.
More stuff: http://www.third-helix.com

So this is basically a simple RTS where you p ...
- Overall
- Fun
- Innovation
#8 - Theme
#10 - Audio
#31 - Humor
4.

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
5.

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
6.
TIE

Web | Source

A simple little arcade game made with Flixel. One level, endless.

You have to dance around (cursor keys), flinging your partner (hit spac ...
#6 - Innovation
#6 - Humor
#18 - Fun
#22 - Overall
6.
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
8.

Web | Source | Playthrough Video | Timelapse

I typically make non-violent games, so getting a theme like this threw me initially. I did find a concept that I liked in the end, and I'm ...
#4 - Community
#8 - Overall
#8 - Fun
#8 - Innovation
#13 - Humor
#23 - Audio
#41 - Graphics
9.

Windows

Tested on Windows XP SP2.

Use WASD keys to move, mouse to aim.
The object is to lasso other enemies and throw them
as projectiles, in o ...
#9 - Graphics
#9 - Innovation
#31 - Overall
#32 - Theme
10.

Windows | Source

Strongmen! (with vital exclamation mark) is a tactical strategy game in a similar vein to games like Civ and XCOM.
Except you have no weapo ...
- Theme
#10 - Innovation
#19 - Overall
#21 - Fun
#37 - Humor
11.

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
12.
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
12.
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
12.
TIE

Windows and Source | Timelapse | Post-compo (win)

Hi guys, here is my entry!
My second Ludum Dare ended up with me making this baby.

The theme was 'Enemies as weapons", which i played ar ...
#12 - Innovation
#23 - Community
#27 - Overall
#48 - Fun
15.

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
16.
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
16.
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
18.

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
19.

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
20.

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
21.

Windows


Unarmed and Dangerous!

Written for Ludum Dare #18 (Theme: Enemies as Weapons)

By bluescrn ([email protected] / www.bluescrn.net)

...
#4 - Graphics
#5 - Overall
#6 - Fun
#19 - Community
#21 - Innovation
#22 - Theme
#46 - Audio
22.

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
23.

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
24.
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
24.
TIE

Windows | Source

This started out as a Glorious Trainwrecks entry, so it has that two-hour-game quality, but it ended taking me 26 hours. Wheeeee~

It's a ...
#24 - Innovation
26.

Web | Windows | Source and Assets

Here it is my friends!

This game is called Leave Me Alone; it's about those sad times when life feels overwhelming.

Goal: Entice the t ...
#10 - Fun
#15 - Overall
#15 - Theme
#26 - Innovation
#26 - Audio
27.

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
28.
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
28.
TIE

Windows | Source

REQUIREMENTS:

A PC with a DirectX9 capable graphics card
DirectX9 runtime
SlimDX runtime (included in installer)
.NET 3.5 runtime (inc ...
#28 - Innovation
30.

Web | swf | Source | Gameplay dissection

Controls:
WASD or Arrows to move.
Mouse to aim, fire and control the camera.
E to pick up an enemy.

When the blocks are falling:
W or ...
#27 - Graphics
#30 - Innovation
#39 - Audio
#42 - Humor
#44 - Overall
31.
TIE

Web | Source

The game is very short but fun.
This is my first LD. Have mercy. ...
#24 - Humor
#31 - Innovation
31.
TIE

Web | Source

In this game, I was trying to play upon the theme of 'enemies as weapons' by questioning exactly who your enemies are, and whose enemies you ...
#31 - Innovation
33.
TIE

Web | Source

This is a game about something, but I'll leave it to you to interpret. I'm not happy with some of the text, but it was very rushed. I thin ...
#12 - Graphics
#20 - Audio
#33 - Innovation
33.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Online High Scores | Source

========== IMPORTANT ===========
* 24 Aug: Fixed another crash (when you died + didn't get a highscore). Also changed the name to gnorf2.ex ...
#14 - Fun
#15 - Theme
#18 - Overall
#27 - Graphics
#31 - Humor
#32 - Community
#33 - Innovation
35.

Play | Source

A simple shoot 'em up, in which the enemies shoot themselves up.

[Note: The larger the browser window, the lower the framerate, unfortuna ...
#35 - Innovation
36.

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
37.

Windows | XNA 3.1 | .Net 3.5 | Story | Source

The story (which is an important part of the game) is here:

http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/2010/08/22/singularity-smash/

and the scre ...
#37 - Innovation
#37 - Theme
38.

Windows | Source

Here is my final entry, broken as it might be.



You are Brian Inajar the Brain In A Jar (hilarious!)

The object of the game is to k ...
#18 - Humor
#38 - Innovation
#46 - Community
#46 - Theme
39.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web | Source

Defeatall the forms of the your alien nemesis by using the mouse to guide your ship around this twisted shmup.
Gravitate enemies towards y ...
#5 - Graphics
#9 - Theme
#22 - Fun
#24 - Overall
#39 - Innovation
39.
TIE

Windows Installer | Windows Zip | OS/X | Linux | Website

CHASSIS COMMANDER!

Marooned on an unknown planet!

CHASSIS COMMANDER!

His only weapon, a hoverbike with a malfunctioning weapon!

...
#37 - Overall
#37 - Fun
#39 - Innovation
39.
TIE

Web | Source

Ugh. Infiltrator is done.

Story: Two armies have invaded your homeland and laid it to waste: The Red Wolf Army and the Blue Star PMC. ...
#8 - Community
#13 - Overall
#19 - Fun
#24 - Audio
#27 - Graphics
#35 - Theme
#39 - Innovation
42.

Windows + Source

Constatine Sucks is a platformer based on sucking souls, and using their abilities. For example, blue souls let you jump higher, and red sou ...
#42 - Innovation
#44 - Fun
43.
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
43.
TIE

Web | OS/X | Windows | Source | Time Lapse

Pilot the mouse chopper! Take out your rivals the cats!

Use the Arrows or WASD to control the helicopter.

Use your hook to automatica ...
#7 - Humor
#32 - Theme
#43 - Innovation
45.

Web | Source

Yay my first ActionScript thingie :)

but, to the point...

Your farm has been overridden by some strange space zombie chickens. Destroy ...
#8 - Humor
#17 - Graphics
#19 - Community
#37 - Overall
#42 - Audio
#45 - Innovation
#48 - Fun
46.

Windows | Source

This is my first time participating in Ludum Dare and hence I of course estimated time requirements badly. I live and learn though!

In Cl ...
#15 - Theme
#46 - Innovation
47.

Web | Source

I kind of just wanted to make an entry, but I ended up getting bored kind of bored with it, and I suck with art, you can actually tell about ...
#47 - Innovation
48.

Windows | Source

You are one small Bobblehead trapped in a blue world full of mines! All your friends heads have grown to enormous sizes. You have to help th ...
#18 - Graphics
#34 - Overall
#38 - Audio
#43 - Fun
#45 - Humor
#48 - Innovation
49.

Web | Source | Source, again, just in case

flashdevelop, flixel, flan
2 levels

also used lots of code from http://wiki.github.com/AdamAtomic/flixel/seifer-tims-tutorial-part-2#pla ...
#26 - Fun
#35 - Graphics
#49 - Innovation
50.

Web | Source

An arena shooter, where you must lead your purple guys into battle against the orange guys.

Your shots will turn enemies into explosive s ...
#15 - Graphics
#34 - Audio
#35 - Overall
#50 - Innovation
#50 - Fun

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