December 17th-20th, 2010
Theme: Discovery

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TIE

Windows | Web | Source

Controls: Arrows or WADS to move, Space to use Sonar

KNOWN TIME CONSTRAINT RELATED THINGS:

The missiles are incredibly easy to avoid. ...
- Coolness
#11 - Community
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TIE

Windows + src

In a nutshell:
In this game you discover the joy of experiencing furballs florlicking on a safari trip.

Plot:
Your father sent you to ...
- Graphics
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#5 - Community
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#19 - Fun
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TIE

Windows

Universal Conquest
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This game is an entry for the 48 Hour Game Development Competition #19 Ludum Dare (http://www.ludu ...
- Coolness
#38 - Theme
#49 - Community
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Windows | Timelapse | Source

Wake up on a strange planet and discover who you are, where you are and what your purpose is.

Created with C#, XNA, and FlatRedBall. Unfo ...
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TIE

Web | Source | Linux | Windows | OSX

This can be played on the web, or downloaded and run as a standalone game. ...
- Coolness
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Web (bugfix version) | 48 hour Version (swf download) | Source

arrow keys to move
c to jump
x/v to rotate
space to change robot ...
- Innovation
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#5 - Overall
#9 - Audio
#11 - Fun
#44 - Graphics
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TIE

Windows | OS/X | Jam (Win) | Jam (Mac) | Source

The objective of the game is to discover and kill the aliens hiding among the common people, using a wave gun that destroys their ability to ...
- Coolness
3.
TIE

Windows | Source

Hello, here is the first game I have ever made, for your enjoyment! It is called Pickup.
The object is to discover how to pickup a woman. ...
- Coolness
#24 - Humor
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TIE

Windows | OS/X | Web | Source

A visit to your Great Uncles' Observatory takes a strange twist. Or at least it would have if I hadn't run out of time... :-)

Engine: Uni ...
- Coolness
#30 - Theme
#48 - Audio
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TIE

Windows | OS X | OS X (alt) | OS X post-compo bug fix | Source

You play a lizard who runs around in a cave eating flies that represent parts of random Wikipedia articles. Why? PLAY TO FIND OUT. (You will ...
- Coolness
#22 - Humor
#25 - Innovation
#50 - Audio
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TIE

Windows | Source | Timelapse | Windows (C# 2.0) | Source (C# 2.0)

- NOTE -

You need to have .NET Framework 4 installed on your computer for the game to play!

It can be downloaded from here:
http://ww ...
- Coolness
- Community
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TIE

Windows | Source

"Fate of Mankind" is a little side-scrolling platformer game.
Your goal is simple: discover who you are. Following the traces of someone th ...
- Theme
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#5 - Fun
#6 - Overall
#23 - Innovation
#33 - Audio
#47 - Humor
#50 - Community
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TIE

Web ( compo 48h ) | Web ( normal number of aborigines ) | Source

Kill the Aborigines. Discover their secrets, steal their land.
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- Scouts can sense monster : one will see the danger zone, two ...
- Coolness
#7 - Graphics
#10 - Theme
#18 - Overall
#29 - Fun
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Universal Applet | Source | Windows | Mac OSX

Explore Space, gather resources, escape!
Beware of your health, it does not regenerate. Make sure you don't bump into too many aliens.

E ...
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#10 - Community
#26 - Overall
#33 - Fun
#49 - Theme
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Linux + Source | Windows | Linux BUGFIX

My first Ludum Dare, and my first time using C++ and SFML to boot.

Controls:

SPACE - Interact.
ARROW KEYS - Move.

Panacea is a pro ...
- Coolness
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TIE

Web (Flash) | Source

Directions Transcend is a game about an 'X' key trying to find direction, and later meaning. New control keys are discovered each level, but ...
- Coolness
#15 - Innovation
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Web (Flash) | Source | Timelapse / gameplay | Post-compo version

Take the role of a secret agent in this thrilling game.
Features 5 levels and an original soundtrack.

Instructions:
Use the arrow keys ...
- Audio
- Coolness
#16 - Humor
#22 - Overall
#26 - Graphics
#27 - Fun
#36 - Community
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TIE

Web | Timelapse | Source

Objective: Use the given clue to discover which picture you need to reveal on the cubes. Rotate the cubes to display the picture before time ...
- Coolness
#12 - Humor
#13 - Audio
#25 - Fun
#36 - Community
#45 - Overall
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TIE

Windows | Source | Blog | Timelapse | Numpad Fix

**Please read the ReadMe.txt included in the zip. There is a lot of controls and concepts that aren't obvious to everyone.**

A Rouge-like ...
#19 - Coolness
#37 - Theme
19.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Web | Source

Play this combination of 'The aMAZEing Labyrinth' and 'Scarab of Ra', two classics from the eighties!

Puzzle your way out of the maze, an ...
#8 - Community
#19 - Coolness
#29 - Audio
#48 - Innovation
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Web | Post-Compo | Howto-Video | Timelapse | Source

goal: Surround the planets by using the planets gravity and get as much resources as possible

Controls:
change inital direction: a/d or ...
#21 - Coolness
#35 - Audio
#39 - Innovation
#40 - Community
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TIE

Windows

Arrow Keys to move, Mouse to interact ...
#21 - Coolness
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TIE

Windows | Web | Source

Explore the unfathomed waters in your submarine, as you attempt to rescue a missing colleague.

In addition to the rescue mission, there a ...
#23 - Coolness
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TIE

Windows | Web | Source

This is a Browser only entry, all you need is a html5 capable browser.
Move by wasd.
All people talk to you when you're near them.
If y ...
#17 - Innovation
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#28 - Theme
#37 - Humor
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TIE

Windows | Web | Source

*PHEW* that was tight. ...
#4 - Graphics
#22 - Community
#23 - Coolness
#42 - Overall
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TIE

Web | Jam Version | Source

This is a dance platformer written in Flash, for the competition. All legit.

Followed the "misheard theme" approach that I also used in L ...
#7 - Humor
#8 - Audio
#11 - Fun
#18 - Overall
#23 - Coolness
#24 - Theme
#27 - Innovation
#47 - Graphics
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TIE

Windows | Timelapse (spoilers) | Source

Short game made in 8 hours.

Controls are Arrow Keys and X.

Written in D using OpenGL, GLFW and FMod. Sound effects from sfxr.

Only ...
#4 - Theme
#7 - Innovation
#7 - Fun
#10 - Overall
#27 - Coolness
#29 - Humor
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TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Timelapse | Source

press [esc] to get instructions

known bugs:
- physics does not respond well to lag
- music sync might drift
- blue screen of love2d ...
#9 - Innovation
#16 - Audio
#17 - Graphics
#27 - Coolness
#48 - Overall
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TIE

Web1 | Web2 | Source

Use arrow keys to move(UP to jump), Z for kick, X for hammer. I try to approach the theme in a wordplay way but my English sucks and I don't ...
#10 - Fun
#17 - Overall
#18 - Audio
#24 - Humor
#27 - Coolness
#31 - Graphics
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TIE

Windows | Source

Sources inside the zip, along with win32 binaries. Both links are the same! ...
#27 - Coolness
#27 - Audio
#37 - Graphics
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TIE

Web | Source

I interpreted the theme of Discovery as exploration and created a game based on Captain Robert Scott's failed Antarctic expedition. The obje ...
#8 - Theme
#31 - Coolness
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TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web | Source

A game about a megalomaniac machine, a spaceship and lots of buttons! Everyone loves pushing buttons and seeing what happens, no?
I used Ha ...
#31 - Innovation
#31 - Coolness
#46 - Humor
31.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Web | Source

Discover the world as a duck on roller blades... Collect coins. Dodge baddies. Escape with your pants on if you dare! ...
#31 - Coolness
#42 - Community
31.
TIE

Web | Non-compo Non-jam version | Source

**I added a non-compo non-jam version that has some sound effects and a flashing warning when there's less than 10 seconds left.**

terra ...
#11 - Theme
#19 - Innovation
#24 - Overall
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#33 - Fun
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TIE

Windows | OS X | Source

A Zelda-esque 2D adventure game. Fight slimes, explore the world, find the 9 Keys of Akata, and 'bring to peace'. Alas, the ending leaves mu ...
#31 - Coolness
#37 - Audio
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TIE

Windows | Source

Somewhat playable platformer, made with Game Maker 8 Pro. It is about discovering new planets with exotic lifeforms... and killing them!

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#19 - Graphics
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TIE

Windows | Source

You may need to run XNAComponentSetup.exe if you experience crashing at launch. The included component installer will check all required dep ...
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TIE

Webstart | Timelapse | Source | Blog | Webstart - Jam

Discover the Name is a puzzle action game. The objective is to make the ball reach all the crosses safe. To do that, you will have to discov ...
#36 - Coolness
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TIE

Web | Source | Timelapse

Save your friends! Don't hit asteroids or black holes but try to locate them as many as possible.

Things used:
ActionScript 3
FlashPunk ...
#36 - Coolness
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Play (Flash) | View timelapse | Source

You are a pygmy from the paleolithic period and you accidentaly open a breach through time to modern days. This is a good opportunity to dis ...
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#40 - Coolness
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TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux/Source

Here's a thing. Discover it. ...
#13 - Innovation
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#22 - Audio
#27 - Community
#41 - Coolness
#46 - Graphics
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TIE

Windows

An astronaut is stranded alone on a distant planet in an isolated star system and doesn't know why.

"Beacon" is a sprawling adventure-pla ...
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#41 - Coolness
#49 - Audio
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TIE

Windows | Source

Jump around and talk to dead snails. ...
#43 - Coolness
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TIE

Windows | Source

Venture into the insane genetic laboratory! Splice creatures together and discover new breeds of them!

(It feels more of a toy for now... ...
#37 - Humor
#43 - Coolness
#43 - Audio
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TIE

Linux + Source | Linux + Source (fix) | Windows

Minesweeper with a very thin layer of roguelike (mainly the scroll ideas) sprinkled on top.

Start with an unidentified grail and an Ident ...
#9 - Innovation
#14 - Overall
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#43 - Coolness
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TIE

Web | Post-Comp Build | Timelapse | Narrated Playthrough | Source

Woo! Way rougher than I hope it'd be, but I'm glad it's "done" :P

Save yourself some time with the narrated playthrough :P

Or read the ...
- Community
#46 - Coolness
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TIE

Timelapse | Web | Source

FAQ (don't read until you've played through the game) : http://www.stanford.edu/~grantm/spoilers.html


My first LD entry, finished with ...
#14 - Overall
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#29 - Humor
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TIE

Linux | Windows | Source

So this is a linux binary of my game, all the files that are needed and the source code in one major messy archive. Best part is the randoml ...
#46 - Coolness
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TIE

Windows | OS/X | Web | Post Comp | Source

EDIT: I have responded to feedback and fixed a few game breaking bugs, but in the spirit of Ludum Dare have left the links to the original i ...
#11 - Community
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49.
TIE

Web | Source | Timelapse

Controls: WASD/Arrow Keys, Mouse for the buttons and Hyperdrive screen. ...
#49 - Coolness
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Windows | OS/X | Unity | Web | Source

A potentially infinite journey of discovery on the fathomless oceans. ...
#48 - Theme
#49 - Coolness
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Web | Source | Latest (Post-Compo)

Click to discover the galaxy! Gather resources and upgrade your ship. Try not to run out of fuel and be stranded forever and avoid being obl ...
#17 - Theme
#49 - Coolness
#50 - Fun
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TIE

Windows | Web | Source

Instructions

You are a space ship pilot on a voyage of DISCOVERY!!!! (what else would you be doing?). Explore the galaxy around you, mine ...
#20 - Community
#49 - Coolness

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