April 29th-May 2nd, 2011
Theme: It’s Dangerous to go Alone! Take this!

More Info: Ludum Dare 20 Has Begun! (Keynote), Theme Voting Results.

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1.

Play! (official version) | Play! (enhanced version) | Video timelapse | Source

I really enjoyed doing this one, even if I got lost completely on the first day, wandering between ideas. Finally, a friend of mine pointed ...
- Community
- Overall
- Graphics
#10 - Fun
#18 - Theme
#42 - Innovation
2.

Web | Source (ld20.zip warning!) | Post-compo (Kongregate)

This was supposed to play a bit like Jazz Jackrabbit (obviously it doesn't).

It's a platformer reverse bullethell shmup.

There are t ...
- Community
#9 - Fun
#23 - Overall
#41 - Theme
#43 - Audio
#47 - Humor
3.

Web | Source

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- Fun
- Community
#5 - Overall
#6 - Graphics
#15 - Audio
4.
TIE

PLAY NOW

Quaintbrush is a game where your paint affects everything around you. Different types of colors have different attributes that can help you ...
- Innovation
#4 - Community
#5 - Fun
#8 - Overall
#48 - Humor
4.
TIE

Windows | Timelapse | Bugfix version | Bugfix version source | Source

Covenant presents:

AN OLD MAN AND HIS QUEST
------------------------

A Ludum Dare 48-hour Competition Game


********************* ...
#4 - Community
#22 - Graphics
#27 - Humor
#28 - Theme
#31 - Overall
#34 - Coolness
4.
TIE

Windows | Source

Survival shooter on unknown planet with alien monsters and quest element.

Tools used:
-Unity
-3ds max
-Photoshop
-Bfxr
-Audacity
-F ...
#4 - Graphics
#4 - Community
#9 - Overall
#33 - Fun
#34 - Audio
4.
TIE

OSX (v1) | OSX & Windows (v2) | Timelapse

Executable is in "Dist", and is called "LD20".

To play the game, simply move around (arrow keys) collect the diamond shaped shiny things, ...
#4 - Community
#34 - Fun
#42 - Graphics
8.

Windows + Source

To my knowledge, this is the first complete LD48 entry done in the Haskell language. This was my first time participating in the Ludum Dare. ...
#8 - Community
#31 - Audio
#41 - Theme
9.
TIE

Review (french) | Timelapse | Web | Source

HOW TO PLAY: Find all 4 photographs and use them - but watch out: It's dangerous to go alone.
Use Arrow keys to navigate and X to activate ...
#9 - Community
#10 - Graphics
#25 - Audio
9.
TIE

Web | Cross-platform (.swf) | Source (.as)

CONTROLS:
LEFT / RIGHT - walk
SPACE - jump
X - clone
Z - attack

According to the LD20 theme, "It's dangerous to go a ...
#9 - Community
#23 - Theme
#24 - Audio
11.

Windows | Non-HiDef | Source

Heroic Cat! Is a hero!

Be a heroic cat on an epic escort quest!

Note: Requires XNA 4.0 to be installed. Grab it here: http://www.micro ...
#11 - Community
#18 - Humor
#33 - Theme
#38 - Fun
12.

Web | Timelapse | Web (bug fix) | Twitter | Source

If you're voting, use the normal link, but if you're just playing for fun, use the "bug fix" link. It fixes a few bugs with just about every ...
#12 - Community
#28 - Fun
#38 - Innovation
#40 - Overall
#41 - Theme
13.
TIE

Web | Source | Windows | Timelapse | Soundtrack

Oh no! The Steampunk Axebots have forgotten their repair-kits! They will never be able to reach the castle of the evil Prof. Malevolent!

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- Coolness
#13 - Community
#32 - Innovation
13.
TIE

Web | Source | Jam Version

This game is about rescuing a bunch of climbers who got stranded trying to climb up a waterfall alone. You need to swing over to them and ta ...
#9 - Innovation
#13 - Community
#14 - Fun
15.

Universal download | Source | Web | Timelapse

[Quickly updated notes]

Controls:
Mouse clicks for dialog and activating the activatable item.
Mouse aim for aiming the aimable item.
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- Coolness
#15 - Community
#38 - Humor
16.
TIE

Windows | Windows (Graphic fix) | Source

You control two characters at once. Each character has different abilities. For example the girl, Gem, can jump high and swim in water, but ...
- Coolness
#11 - Theme
#15 - Overall
#16 - Community
#20 - Fun
#28 - Graphics
#30 - Innovation
16.
TIE

Web (Flash) | Source | Timelapse

Control a sub heading for the surface.

Controls: Arrow keys

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- Audio
#13 - Fun
#16 - Community
#20 - Overall
#23 - Coolness
#26 - Graphics
18.

Web (Bug Fixes) | Web (Original) | Timelapse | Source

IMPORTANT: If you're playing the updated version, and you get stuck in an unwinnable situation, pressing the R key on your keyboard will tak ...
#18 - Community
#29 - Theme
#48 - Overall
#50 - Coolness
19.
TIE

Web | Source | Stand Alone (In case of load problems) | Narrated Gameplay Vid | Timelapse

Instructions are on the web page.

Furious Fighting Felines is a mish mash of Zelda 2, the meme theme and beat 'em up style gameplay.

T ...
#19 - Community
#41 - Coolness
19.
TIE

Windows | Post-Competition | Web | Source

Against the Wall is a first-person adventure platformer. It is set on a planet that consists of one infinite vertical surface. Far below you ...
#8 - Innovation
#19 - Community
21.
TIE

Web | Source

Chicky got a new job! He wants to be a postman! So help him make all the sad mailboxes happy again! The task of a postman is no easy one! So ...
#21 - Community
21.
TIE

Windows | Video | Installer | Source

It's Hammer Time!

You need the <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=a88c6dec-aeae-42cd-a108-d35c013c3b97" ...
#21 - Community
21.
TIE

Windows | Source

Young courier gets a letter from an old man who wants it delived to the keeper of the Crypts saying "It's dangerous to go alone! Take this!" ...
#21 - Community
21.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Source

My voxel-based game. ...
#21 - Community
#26 - Graphics
21.
TIE

Web | Windows | Dev Blog | Source

The King is Dead!

Let all men of ambition take up the trial of the Ascent of Kings!

You are the youngest of four brothers. Your father ...
#15 - Theme
#21 - Community
#40 - Graphics
21.
TIE

Source | Windows

Edit4:

Gah - Firefox reloaded a tab with the edit-entry page in it, and re-submitted my entry with nothing filled in! Putting it back how ...
#20 - Humor
#21 - Community
#31 - Fun
#36 - Theme
#50 - Coolness
27.

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Timelapse | Source

WINDOWS USERS:
IF YOU DON'T HAVE RUBY INSTALLED:
PLEASE read the readme! It will tell you everything you need to do.
IF YOU HAVE RUBY INS ...
#27 - Community
#41 - Humor
#50 - Audio
28.

Windows | Web | Source

Take the role of a greedy merchant and sell weapons to heroes that want to save the kingdom!

Use mouse and keys 1,2 & 3 to navigate aroun ...
#11 - Overall
#12 - Innovation
#13 - Theme
#15 - Fun
#28 - Community
#38 - Graphics
29.

Web | Source

You are a wizard, which is awesome. Unfortunately you owe the Mafia 500,000 gold which needs to be repaid. Thus, you help adventurers with t ...
- Theme
#11 - Innovation
#11 - Humor
#15 - Overall
#29 - Community
#50 - Audio
30.

Windows | OSX | Linux

The arctic research station has suffered a power failure and chaos has taken over. Find the backup power core to restore order.

You'll ne ...
#11 - Theme
#30 - Community
#40 - Graphics
#48 - Humor
31.

Play | Source

Well, It was a real pleasure to participate the Ludum Dare Competition for the second time !

It was very funny, tiring, instructive and i ...
#23 - Theme
#25 - Graphics
#31 - Community
32.

Web [Flash] | Bug fixes Version | Sources | Sources [GitHub]

Update : I added a bug fixes version. Also, it was posted after the deadline so it's not intended for evaluation purpose.
If you don't wan ...
#11 - Graphics
#32 - Community
33.
TIE

Windows | Web | Source

EDIT : Using dropbox now; added source and exe for windows

It is still quite buggy and a lot of the features I wanted implemented aren't. ...
- Coolness
#33 - Community
33.
TIE

Web | Kongregate | Walkthrough | Timelapse | Twitter

Just a routine graveyard shift at the old research hospital, until something goes horribly, horribly awry.

Directional keys to move, mous ...
- Coolness
#6 - Audio
#9 - Graphics
#13 - Overall
#33 - Community
#39 - Theme
33.
TIE

Windows | Source

Although I wasn't able to finish how I would have liked to, I am happy with my result!

Eminence is a game based around micromanagement; a ...
#6 - Innovation
#33 - Community
33.
TIE

Source | Windows

This is an unfinished entry, but it's still highly playable.

What I didn't have time to finish:

* Music and sound. The entire thing i ...
#33 - Community
#34 - Humor
#41 - Fun
37.

Web | Source | Windows | Mac | Timelapse

In a dystopian future ruled by zombies, you'll have to rely on your superior human reflexes to survive. Press X or Space to jump, use the ar ...
#9 - Humor
#12 - Audio
#27 - Fun
#37 - Community
38.

OS/X | Windows | Source

Take This Triangle is an abstract defense / shooter. Protect the pentagon from swarms of incoming triangles.

Click+Drag to launch triangl ...
#22 - Fun
#23 - Innovation
#38 - Community
#40 - Overall
#43 - Audio
39.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Time Lapse | Windows (old ATI drivers)

You're given plenty of things in this game, including Cornelia. But whether she stays with you depends on what you do...

Unzip the file, ...
- Graphics
#7 - Humor
#7 - Overall
#10 - Audio
#32 - Theme
#39 - Community
#41 - Coolness
39.
TIE

Windows | Source

40 Hours of work.
2 Hours of sleep.
6 Hours of trying not to go insane.
The product of this?
Forever Alone, the game that makes you ask ...
- Coolness
#35 - Humor
#39 - Community
39.
TIE

Windows | Linux | Source

Leaving the Vault ~ It's Dangerous to Go Alone
A game by John Colburn

===QUICK CONTROL SUMMARY===
Movement: ARROW KEYS or WASD
Action: ...
#39 - Community
#48 - Audio
39.
TIE

Windows

A short and slightly strange platforming game with equal parts puzzle-solving and exploration. Made with Game Maker 8.1, so runs on Windows. ...
#33 - Theme
#39 - Community
#41 - Fun
43.

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Source

Move with WASD, jump with space, mouselook.
F1 to open game editor.

The objective of each level is to reach the goal platform.

Gamepl ...
#43 - Community
44.

Web | Source

You controll 4 pals that are trapped in a haunted mansion, you need all 4 to banish ghosts with your flashlights.

My first LD Entry, made ...
#27 - Coolness
#44 - Community
45.
TIE

Windows

CONTROLS:
P is for PAUSE.
Arrow keys move and aim.
Z jumps. X shoots.

You're this dude who's been given a laser gun because it's dange ...
#34 - Fun
#39 - Graphics
#45 - Community
#46 - Overall
45.
TIE

Windows | Source

An young alien is decided to conquer a planet to show his father he is capable of doing so.
But this task is dangerous, so he takes a giant ...
#42 - Graphics
#45 - Community
45.
TIE

Web | Source

Priority Cats in "It's dangerous to go alone. Take sis!"
--------------------------------------------------------

This is a short platfo ...
- Audio
#15 - Innovation
#28 - Humor
#33 - Overall
#45 - Community
48.
TIE

Web | Source

Become a shopkeeper, craft weapons and sell them to the heroes. It's all HTML and javascript, bring a svg able browser.

The result is not ...
#48 - Community
48.
TIE

Web | Source

Monophobia is a game about not going alone, greet people and make them your friends, in the end of the day your results will help you level ...
#20 - Graphics
#27 - Innovation
#40 - Overall
#48 - Theme
#48 - Community
48.
TIE

Windows | Source

The Last Robot standing: kill all your robot-enemies by forcing them to walk over spikes.

(Use movable blocks to change your enemys' path ...
#4 - Audio
#31 - Graphics
#40 - Overall
#48 - Community
48.
TIE

Windows

"A Tiny Sin" is an experimental story-driven arcade shooter. Yeah, I didn't know how well that was going to go either, but I'm very pleased ...
#17 - Graphics
#48 - Community
48.
TIE

Windows | Windows (w/ bug fixes) | Web | Source

You wander unarmed into a zombie infested graveyard, but lucky for you there's a strangely well stocked hobo that let's you use his weapons. ...
#45 - Fun
#48 - Community
#48 - Overall

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