December 17th-20th, 2010
Theme: Discovery

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1.

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 ...
- Overall
- Theme
- Fun
- Humor
- Graphics
#5 - Innovation
#25 - Community
#40 - Coolness
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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
- Coolness
#5 - Fun
#6 - Overall
#23 - Innovation
#33 - Audio
#47 - Humor
#50 - Community
3.

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 ...
- Fun
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#7 - Graphics
#41 - Coolness
#49 - Audio
4.

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
5.

Windows | Timelapse | Sensitivity Update

NOTE: The last download above is updated (post compo, but a very slight change, like 5 lines of code) to include a sensitivity option, edit ...
- Graphics
#5 - Theme
#7 - Community
#11 - Overall
#18 - Innovation
#42 - Fun
6.

Windows | Source

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#6 - Theme
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7.

Web | Source | Alternate Web

Welcome to Where am I? The game of discovery...discover what you say? Play it and find out! :)

Best played with sound!

Benn ...
- Innovation
#7 - Theme
#7 - Overall
#9 - Fun
8.

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
9.

Play PRIOR (Post-Compo Update) | PRIOR on krangGAMES.com | Download the Music | Download .zip Game (Compo Entry) | Download Source (Compo Entry)

PRIOR
by Nicholas Yonge

Who are you?
Where are you?
Why are you there?

You know nothing. ...
- Fun
#4 - Overall
#9 - Graphics
#9 - Theme
#23 - Audio
#46 - Innovation
10.

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
11.

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
#31 - Coolness
#33 - Fun
12.

Source (700k) | Windows (8mb) | Jam (16mb)

Hey, if you win this game, can you post whether you figured out the great secret on your own, or if you had to purchase it? I'm just curious ...
#12 - Theme
#37 - Humor
#45 - Fun
13.
TIE

Play | Source

Final sprint 15 min before deadline !!

These 2 days were very funny but now it's time to stop.
Need to sleep...

More impressions late ...
#13 - Theme
#29 - Innovation
#31 - Overall
#36 - Graphics
#39 - Fun
13.
TIE

Web | OS/X | Windows | Source

Adventuring around dungeons may be the most exciting way to discover something new, but it's possibly not the most practical. Who's really b ...
#5 - Humor
#13 - Theme
#26 - Overall
#40 - Fun
15.

Windows | Linux | Source

Disco Five: The Adventures of Discovery-5; Interplanetary Exploration & Prospecting Vessel

Search this alien planet in your rover, search ...
#15 - Theme
#25 - Overall
#33 - Fun
16.

Web | Source

You are in charge of the newly established American Space Exploration Program. Your job is to launch volunteer spacemeats into new and fasci ...
#5 - Fun
#8 - Overall
#10 - Humor
#12 - Audio
#16 - Theme
#27 - Innovation
#29 - Graphics
17.

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
18.

Web | Source

HERE BE MONSTERS
Sail the world and map the monsters

CONTROLS
Arrow key: Move your ship
After you find the cannon:
X or Space: Shoo ...
#18 - Theme
#33 - Fun
#41 - Overall
19.

Windows (with source)

Case Closed is written in BlitzMax using an ASCII graphics engine of my own creation. Play the game and discover what really happened! ...
#10 - Graphics
#19 - Theme
#35 - Overall
#36 - Community
#37 - Humor
#43 - Innovation
20.

Web | Source

I had a blast at my 1st Ludum Dare! I created all artwork (mostly photos... set the camera on timer mode and took some of myself as you will ...
#10 - Graphics
#14 - Humor
#20 - Theme
#40 - Audio
21.
TIE

Kongregate | Backup | Source

REACH is a game created in 6 hours for Ludum Dare 19 (I would've taken longer, but I just simply didn't have any more time available). You p ...
#21 - Theme
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TIE

Windows | Gameplay Video | Source

In this game your goal is to discover gravitational masses in space. But the only tools you have is the gravitational sensor on the bottom o ...
#21 - Theme
#29 - Innovation
23.

Windows (.exe) | Source (.gmk)

I had so much more planned for this but didn't have time to put everything in, so the game is pretty short unfortunately. I also didn't have ...
#20 - Graphics
#23 - Theme
#26 - Humor
#35 - Overall
#49 - Innovation
24.
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
24.
TIE

Windows | Web | Source

My quick little game I made for the compo.

Instructions and credits are in the readme. ...
#24 - Theme
24.
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Play it! (in your browser, because I love you and consider your time a valuable resource) | Directly Transmit to Brain | Play via three-webcam setup (equilateral triangle suggested) | Source (1.5MB of INSTA-SPOILER goodness; this game is serious easy to spoil ... at least partially :3)

~ IF THE SCREEN GOES ALL BLACK, IT IS NOT INTENTIONAL. YOU WILL HAVE TO RESTART YOUR GAME I AM SO SORRY ):

If it does not seem to load, r ...
#17 - Audio
#24 - Theme
#40 - Overall
24.
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Download (Zip - Windows only - Source included)

Well, I was short on time so I made a little maze / exploration game. Of course, since the theme is discovery, finding your way out of the m ...
#24 - Theme
#37 - Humor
#45 - Fun
#48 - Overall
28.

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
#23 - Coolness
#28 - Theme
#37 - Humor
29.

Windows | Web | Source

This is my little game for LD19:Discovery. It's like a plataformer game with many character to control at the same time.
You must answer so ...
#19 - Innovation
#29 - Theme
#43 - Graphics
30.

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
31.

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
#31 - Theme
#43 - 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
#17 - Fun
#19 - Audio
#29 - Humor
#32 - Theme
#46 - Coolness
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TIE

Windows | Source | VC10 Runtimes

This is my first real game from scratch. It's in C and OpenGL and has been tested on XP, Vista and Win7.

I didn't have time for balancing ...
#32 - Theme
34.
TIE

Web

Command a fleet of ships and discover new islands.

Controls:
<arrows> move boat
<space> action (pick up / drop)

Quick start:
You be ...
#23 - Innovation
#34 - Theme
#35 - Graphics
#45 - Overall
34.
TIE

Windows | Source

PLEASE READ THE README - IMPORTANT STUFF IS IN THERE.

This is nowhere near as finished as i would like it to be, it is more of a proof of ...
#29 - Graphics
#34 - Theme
#37 - Innovation
#43 - Overall
36.

Web | Source

LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS

Welcome to Life on other planets! In this game you're in an infinite universe and you have to DISCOVER life on othe ...
#31 - Graphics
#36 - Theme
37.

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
38.

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
39.

Web/Flash | Source

This is a little C64-style Metroidvania game with 20 rooms to explore and six unique items to find, plus fragments of something greater...
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#4 - Fun
#5 - Graphics
#39 - Theme
40.
TIE

Web | Source

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaa

Update :
Thanks for all the feedback and comments so far. It's really app ...
#40 - Theme
40.
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Windows | Web | Source

Discover controls. Discover light. Discover path. ...
#40 - Theme
42.
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Windows | Source

New addition to the warrior series yet again...
meet Drill Warrior!

Controls:
Arrow keys - move player or adjust scanner
X - Switch it ...
#37 - Audio
#41 - Graphics
#42 - Theme
#44 - Community
#48 - Overall
42.
TIE

Windows | Windows (alternate d/l) | Source | Source (alternate d/l)

Thanks for trying out "Caves of Darkness" - my LD48 submission.

In this game, you need to find your way out in each of the 3 levels. You ...
#23 - Fun
#23 - Audio
#28 - Overall
#41 - Graphics
#42 - Theme
44.
TIE

Web (Java) | Download (JAR + Source) | Timelapse

You are in a cave, a cave full of living jelly monsters that will make you suffer while you get a lot of treasures!

Your objective is to ...
#26 - Fun
#44 - Theme
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Web | Source

The power has died and you've been sent out into the desolate snow fields. Dig through the snow to uncover the abandoned power plants. Bring ...
#33 - Innovation
#44 - Theme
44.
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Windows | Source

INSTRUCTIONS
============
ARROW-UP to Jump!
ARROW-KEYS to move
SPACE for action


STUCK IN MID AIR?
=================
2010-12-30:
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#15 - Audio
#44 - Theme
47.

Web | Source

As always, I refuse to do the most direct, obvious meaning of the theme. I try to find some other way of interpreting the words, so I end u ...
- Humor
#16 - Fun
#20 - Audio
#31 - Overall
#47 - Theme
48.

Windows | OS/X | Unity | Web | Source

A potentially infinite journey of discovery on the fathomless oceans. ...
#48 - Theme
#49 - Coolness
49.
TIE

Windows/Source | OS/X | Linux | Post competition(LWJGL conversion)

An addicting (I can't stop playing it) real time strategy game where you explore the universe to get better ships and tech. Built in java, s ...
#49 - Theme
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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 ...
- Coolness
#10 - Community
#26 - Overall
#33 - Fun
#49 - Theme

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