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.

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
2.

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
3.

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
4.

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
5.

Windows | Windows (Post Comp) | Mac (Post Comp)

*** Mac versions uploaded! Literally my first Mac program ever, so please report any bugs!

New, post-comp (72 hour) version available:
_ ...
#5 - Humor
#7 - Theme
#16 - Fun
#29 - Overall
#35 - Audio
6.

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
7.

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
8.

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
9.

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
10.

Windows | Web | Source

Wise Man's Wisdom Emporium and Item Dispensary: Take It Take It Take This!
One man's journey to give everyone what they want, or at the ver ...
- Theme
#10 - Humor
#49 - Innovation
11.
TIE

Windows | Source

WASD+Mouse (Ctrl, Space - jump alternatives).

mainFrank(){

A simple action-platformer focused on controlling a robot, jumping a whole ...
#11 - Humor
#22 - Fun
#46 - Overall
11.
TIE

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
13.

Windows | Web | Source

In this game you are a village elder of a small village. Help the village grow by advising the villagers what to do (gather food, build hous ...
#13 - Humor
14.
TIE

Web | Source

Hi, I worked pretty hard on this. I think it's worth playing.

Controls are explained in-game, except "r" restarts a level.

I have a ti ...
#7 - Audio
#9 - Theme
#11 - Overall
#14 - Humor
#17 - Innovation
#28 - Graphics
#31 - Fun
14.
TIE

Windows

It's not really that dangerous. Honestly ...
- Theme
#14 - Humor
#43 - Innovation
16.
TIE

Web | Source Folder

Well, oh boy. Dangerous Dan. Graphics and music are shit, programming is shit, but I'd be damned if it doesn't make you laugh at least once. ...
#16 - Humor
#16 - Theme
16.
TIE

Web | Source

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#16 - Humor
#22 - Theme
18.

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
19.

Windows | Web | Source

Very short game made with Inform. ...
#19 - Humor
#19 - Theme
20.

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
21.

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
22.

Windows | Source

Beat 'em down with a pickle.

Controls:

WSAD to move
Left click to attack

This game is incredibly unpolished and I'm ashamed of it, ...
#22 - Humor
23.

Web | Source

It's the end of the world for most, a lucrative opportunity for you!

Talk to townsfolk and try to convince them to give you stuff, becaus ...
#23 - Humor
#44 - Innovation
24.

Windows | Linux

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#24 - Humor
25.

Web | Source

Made in flash with Flixel,Tweenlite,Bfxr,Flash Develop, Reason.

Controls:

arrow keys to move
r to restart level
space to flick throu ...
#25 - Humor
#28 - Overall
#32 - Innovation
#39 - Fun
26.

Windows | OS/X | Linux

A not very serious visual novel. (Apologies for the sketches, I didn't have time to tidy and colour them, but wanted to get them in the game ...
#8 - Graphics
#10 - Theme
#26 - Overall
#26 - Humor
27.

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
28.

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
29.

Compo Release (Windows Only) | Source (GM 8.0)

A Really Big Rock is a simple puzzle-platformer about a young man named Jer and a really big rock that you can use to break things and crush ...
#29 - Humor
30.

Windows | Source

Hey, all,

This is my first ever entry :) Wizards of the Brew is about a lost wizard finding himself tasked with collecting the most amazi ...
#30 - Humor
31.

Windows + source

Fishing/Alien shooting game.

Controls:
X - switches modes. you can't switch mode while reeling a fish.
left/right - move in fishing mod ...
#31 - Humor
#50 - Innovation
32.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Source

Arrow keys to move, space to advance text.

A stealth/puzzle game, you must take your targets by separating one from the crowd (using a sy ...
#20 - Innovation
#22 - Overall
#25 - Fun
#32 - Humor
#36 - Audio
32.
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
34.

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
35.

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
36.

Web | Source

The work of only a few hours sadly, because I didn't come up with a proper idea for a game. ...
#36 - Humor
37.

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Source

You are EVIL. Slaughter is your favorite sport. Wait, do you really thought you can do it by yourself. Come on, although we don't have much ...
#37 - Humor
#48 - Audio
38.
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.
...
- Coolness
#15 - Community
#38 - Humor
38.
TIE

Windows

Thanks for taking the time to play my entry :) ...
#38 - Humor
38.
TIE

Web | Source

A public service announcement about giving weapons to children.

(just a dumb joke 'game') ...
#38 - Humor
41.
TIE

Windows

After coming so far, link finds that he is so close to the castle, yet must overcome a few obstacles. With the help of his trusty cape, he s ...
#26 - Theme
#36 - Audio
#41 - Humor
41.
TIE

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
41.
TIE

Web | Source

You are the last survivor. Solve the puzzles and platforming challenges to be able to discover your true form! ...
#4 - Fun
#15 - Overall
#20 - Innovation
#22 - Audio
#41 - Humor
44.

Windows/OS/X/Linux | Source | TimeLapse

In CatTroller your mission is to get to Ludum Dare #20. You will start off the game by seeing a cat and the cat will give you the CatTroller ...
#39 - Theme
#44 - Humor
45.
TIE

Unity Web (compo) | Unity Web (jam)

*** If you are judging, please play the COMPO version.

*** If you are NOT judging, play the JAM version in its (legally) photosourced spl ...
#45 - Humor
45.
TIE

Web (Flash) | Source

Scuba Jim & Mumbly Jim in...

Curse Of The Golden Pearl!
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It's very simple to play, just click to move, and ...
#18 - Fun
#36 - Overall
#45 - Graphics
#45 - Humor
47.

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
48.
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
48.
TIE

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
50.

Windows

Fish With Weapon follows the adventure of Dishy the Fishy as she tries to save her friends and destroy the evil Shork!

Dishy was about to ...
#36 - Audio
#50 - Humor

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