Ludum Dare 31
December 5th-8th, 2014

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Ludum Dare 20

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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Top Entries - Coolness

1.
TIE

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
1.
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
1.
TIE

HTML5 | Source | HTML5 (Fixed)

A simple racer where the goal is to stay close to your opponents in order to survive.

Please note that this game works best in Firefox.
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- Coolness
#27 - Innovation
#47 - Theme
1.
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
1.
TIE

Web | Source

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- Coolness
#7 - Graphics
#41 - Theme
2.
TIE

Windows | Mac | Linux | Android | Source

Defend the planet from waves of missiles. Don't crash or shoot it either.

Touch the screen to move around. Touch your ship or press the ...
- Coolness
#28 - Audio
2.
TIE

Windows | Kongregate (Updated) | Web | Source

Lonely Pods is a 2.5D Puzzle Game. You play as an unknown Space Head piloting a SHAB (Space Head All-terrain Vehicle). Your base has been in ...
- Coolness
2.
TIE

Java Webstart | Source | JRE Install

An arcade shooter game where you drive a tank and attempt to kill the evil General ZeldaMeme!

I think the gameplay is decent, but I had n ...
- Coolness
2.
TIE

Web | Source

Yhn is a platformer game starring Yhn.

Made using Flashdevelop, Flixel, SFXR, PXtone, Paint.net and Char Maker 1999.

Controls:
Z: JUM ...
- Coolness
#48 - Theme
#48 - Overall
#49 - Fun
2.
TIE

Windows

The This Quest
==============

This game is an entry for the 48 Hour Game Development Competition #20 Ludum Dare (http://www.ludumdare.co ...
- Coolness
3.
TIE

Web | Source

Mouse + WASD, LMB to jump. Y to toggle mouselook Y-invert.
Some missing content - the tower is shorter then I would have liked with fewer h ...
- Coolness
3.
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
3.
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
3.
TIE

Web (java applet) | Source | web (with skip level)

Use A and D to move left and right (or the left and right keys for you lefties out there)

To jump click the mouse in the direction you wo ...
- Coolness
3.
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
3.
TIE

Windows, Linux, OS X | Web | JAM + Keyboard | Source

*Important message*

There is a bug in the 2nd lvl..

If you go to the spot where the carrot was after the wolf catches the rabbit the g ...
- Coolness
3.
TIE

Web | Source | Timelapse | Post Mortem | Post-Compo Version

Torch is a simple platformer that I've whipped up for LD#20. Use the arrow keys to move/jump. Avoid obstacles and make your way down to your ...
- Coolness
#48 - Theme
3.
TIE

Competition version | Final version (coming soon) | Source

VIGILANCE has no preloader and it's 5MB with the music, so it might take a while to load. Thanks for your patience!

Controls are: arrow k ...
- Humor
- Coolness
- Fun
- Overall
#5 - Theme
#8 - Audio
#16 - Graphics
#34 - Innovation
3.
TIE

Web | TimeLapse Day 1 | TimeLapse Day 2 | Source

A&D to Move
W&S to Open & Close
Spacebar to Jump
E&R for fun (not implemented)

Alternate Keys:
L&R Arrows to move
U&D Arrows to open ...
- Coolness
3.
TIE

Flash | Timelapse | Source

Out of time again, There is plenty left to do to make this game awesome.
Mainly more artwork, different enemies and tiles, and more spells. ...
- Coolness
3.
TIE

Web | Source

What can I say except, protocol droids are always getting the obsolete microchips. This one in particular must have had his memory erased si ...
- Coolness
22.

Web | Source

You are a bird, having a machine gun. So you try to shoot your way through five levels, fighting against stationary guns, footman and also h ...
#22 - Coolness
23.

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
24.

Windows

This game is not very self explanatory.

Story:
You are an ugly life insurance salesman, and you must purchase gifts for your trophy wife ...
- Innovation
#4 - Humor
#18 - Overall
#24 - Coolness
#26 - Fun
#29 - Theme
25.
TIE

Web | Source

"Innocence" is a shoot-'em-up with online highscores.
There's only three levels... I thought I'd have time to make more, but making the ar ...
#25 - Coolness
#30 - Audio
25.
TIE

Windows | Windows (mirror) | Source

The official info page for game is HERE:
http://phantomgreen.com/take-this/

You can read about the game, view the controls, and also dow ...
#20 - Audio
#25 - Coolness
#32 - Humor
27.
TIE

Windows | Source

My first ludum dare and it was an ordeal, but a blast!
In this game, you pilot a lady who cannot venture to a public restroom alone! Arro ...
- Humor
#14 - Theme
#19 - Overall
#27 - Coolness
#41 - Fun
27.
TIE

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
27.
TIE

Play in your browser | Source

The Legend of Old Man!

It's adventure o'clock, and Old Man is late! Player characters from all over are gathering to hear your sage advic ...
#8 - Humor
#25 - Theme
#27 - Coolness
30.

Web | Source

Action-RPG where you protect the Robot Village from mysterious invaders. Use the free Bolt Cannon to protect the village!
Controls:
WASD - ...
#30 - Coolness
31.

Web | Source

A simple arena shooter/adventure game.

It lacks content, but should be playable.

(Edited to and source link.) ...
#31 - Coolness
32.
TIE

Web | Source

There's no sound, I had a rather poor attempt at it with about an hour to go and decided it was better off without.

I also didn't get to ...
#32 - Coolness
#41 - Innovation
32.
TIE

Windows | Source

It's dangerous to go joyriding in an asteroid field in your sweet UFO alone, so take a convoy. It'll be wicked.

Controls:
Player 1: WAS ...
#32 - Coolness
34.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Web | Source

Made in Unity3d

Arrow keys control flight
Z shoots weapon
X drops weapon pod.

Land on the carrier to rearm and buy new weapons. ...
#34 - Coolness
#36 - Graphics
#49 - Fun
34.
TIE

Comp Version | Download Complete Game (postomp/jam) | XNA4Redist | Source

Here is a small game I made for my first LD, sadly I only had about 5 hours to work on it, would love to have done a lot more, will probably ...
#21 - Humor
#34 - Coolness
34.
TIE

Windows

Take This Or Die is a game I made in Microsoft's XNA 3.1. The graphics were made in Photo Impact 10.

The goal of the game is to get from ...
#34 - Coolness
34.
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
34.
TIE

Web | Engine/IDE | Source

A short adventure about a boy and a kitten solving puzzles together to return home.

Technical Requirements: A Modern Browser, Google Chro ...
#6 - Humor
#6 - Theme
#29 - Overall
#34 - Coolness
#45 - Fun
34.
TIE

Windows | Source

Finished just in time.

You want to visit Grandmother before she dies. However, the road is blocked, so you must take a detour through the ...
- Overall
#4 - Theme
#4 - Audio
#5 - Graphics
#11 - Fun
#25 - Innovation
#34 - Coolness
34.
TIE

Web (original 1200x600) | Web (small 600x300) | Post Jam Version

An aspiration to create 'it's dangerous to go alone, take this: the girl game' using both the top voted them and the lowest voted theme (whi ...
#34 - Coolness
41.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Video

Controls are A W D. Enjoy! The basic premise was a robot being infused with the power of every color robot before leaving on a perilous jour ...
#37 - Innovation
#41 - Coolness
41.
TIE

Windows | Web | Source

This game requires manipulating a few clones of your character at once (two for now :P) ...
#41 - Coolness
41.
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
41.
TIE

Windows (Source Included) | Postcompo Windows (No tutorials/music)

The Post-compo version skips over the tutorial to avoid a bug with the minimap, and removes my bad attempt at music. There are no additional ...
#41 - Coolness
41.
TIE

Windows | Linux (x86_64) | Source | Time lapse

First timer!

Since the theme is a quote from Zelda 1, I figured, like some other participants, that the right thing to do was to attempt ...
#41 - Coolness
41.
TIE

Web | Source

Very short and missing some critical bits (sound and animations), but as a first time Ludum Dare entry, I'm happy with it!

Instructions: ...
#41 - Coolness
41.
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
41.
TIE

Wndows (zip) | Windows (installer) | Linux 32 bits (.deb) | Linux 64 bits (.deb) | Mac OSX (Intel, zipped .app)

EDIT : Phew, I think I finally ironed out my packaging woes. The windows version is available in a zip or as in installer, and the Mac OSX v ...
#13 - Graphics
#36 - Audio
#41 - Coolness
41.
TIE

Web | Source

Just one thing:

I apologize for what you are about to play.

Controls:
Sometimes mouse, somtimes cursor + spacebar (Sorry!)

Every t ...
- Humor
#33 - Theme
#41 - Coolness
50.
TIE

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
50.
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

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