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

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Top Entries - Innovation

1.

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
2.

Windows

Control your ship with the arrow keys. Collect blue particles and avoid empty areas (don't visit the same spot twice!)

Unfortunately I wa ...
- Innovation
#29 - Fun
#30 - Graphics
#37 - Overall
3.

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

Flash | New Timelapse | Source

Officer Alfred is a puzzle platformer that uses a time-related trick. It's probably pretty hard, but there's a story and nice graphics so do ...
#4 - Innovation
#4 - Overall
#5 - Fun
#12 - Graphics
4.
TIE

Web | Source

Made with Flixel v2.52 dev branch, mostly on Saturday. Stretching the theme, I'm certain, but it reminded me of Indiana Jones-type characte ...
#4 - Innovation
#34 - Fun
#37 - Overall
6.

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
7.

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web | Source

Change of Heart is a combination of survival horror and dark science fiction thriller. If you are familiar with the works of Scott Sigler (s ...
- Audio
#7 - Innovation
8.

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
9.
TIE

Web | Source

A puzzle game in which you must pass items from person to person to get them to the goal. ...
#9 - Innovation
#14 - Overall
#17 - Audio
#39 - Fun
9.
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
11.

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
12.
TIE

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
12.
TIE

Windows | Web | Source

Most of the instructions are contained within the game. Feel free to press 'm' to mute all sounds.

Orphans work better in teams, by tryi ...
#12 - Innovation
14.

Windows (official) | Windows (enhanced) | Video (enhanced) | Source

Mouse - Aim light
WASD or D pad - Move
Left mouse button - Make them jump
Alt+Enter - Toggle full screen (recommended)

I had to work a ...
#14 - Innovation
#44 - Overall
15.
TIE

Web | Source

Left and right arrows move, C jumps, hold X to charge (shake) your inhaler and release to inhale. The Asthmathlete gains superhuman speed an ...
#15 - Innovation
#46 - Audio
15.
TIE

Web | Source

Priority Cats in "It's dangerous to go alone. Take sis!"
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This is a short platfo ...
- Audio
#15 - Innovation
#28 - Humor
#33 - Overall
#45 - Community
17.
TIE

Web | Source

Play with WASD or Arrows. You Teleport yourself instantly up, down, left or right in a rotating tunnel with moving obstacles.
You can see t ...
#17 - Innovation
17.
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
19.

Windows | Source

Please read the readme!

A or D to jump.
S to use Sonar.
R to go to previous checkpoint.

Have fun! ...
#19 - Innovation
#45 - Overall
20.
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
20.
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
22.

Windows | Source | XNA 4 Redist

Never Go Alone - Choose a companion and fight your way through a vicious* labyrinth filled with monsters and treasure*! Compare your perform ...
#22 - Innovation
#26 - Theme
23.
TIE

Windows

To play, unzip the folder and launch the web page "play_game.html".

I had a lot of fun - this being my first Ludum Dare, I definitely did ...
#23 - Innovation
#49 - Fun
23.
TIE

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
25.

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
26.

Windows | Source

A platform game where you control a miner trying to navigate his way out of a mine. Visibility is almost zero so you have to rely on your .B ...
#13 - Audio
#26 - Innovation
#36 - Theme
27.
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.
...
- Coolness
#27 - Innovation
#47 - Theme
27.
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
29.

Web | Source | Timelapse

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#29 - Innovation
30.

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
31.

Web | Enhanced (non-compo) version | Source

p.i.g is my first linear puzzle game!

It's a puzzle platformer with portals. The portals act like tunnels: the player places one end of ...
- Fun
#10 - Overall
#31 - Innovation
32.
TIE

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
32.
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!

...
- Coolness
#13 - Community
#32 - Innovation
34.
TIE

Web | Source

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#34 - Innovation
34.
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
36.

Windows (with installer, if you arent sure which to pick, choose this one) | Windows (preinstalled, see below) | Source only | Timelapse

Rainy Day by Moops

Shoot the evil duckeye before your umbrella gives out. Some rainbows may be required.

The first link will automatic ...
#14 - Graphics
#36 - Innovation
37.

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
38.
TIE

Windows | Web | Source

Fiat Lux is a cross between side-scrolling shooter and Pipe Dream. To win, you need to pipe a beam of light to the end of the level while gu ...
#34 - Overall
#38 - Innovation
#41 - Theme
#47 - Graphics
38.
TIE

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
38.
TIE

Flash | Jam Version | Source

A 3 button realtime strategy tower defense brick dropping game. Press Z X C to attach shields to the hotel... make sure that no missiles it ...
#38 - Innovation
41.

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
42.

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
43.

Windows

It's not really that dangerous. Honestly ...
- Theme
#14 - Humor
#43 - Innovation
44.

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
45.
TIE

Windows | Web | Source

Will only take you a few minutes to complete. It's more like a demo then an actual game, since I wasn't able to utilize the whole 48 hours. ...
#45 - Innovation
45.
TIE

Web | Source

I ended up rushing the audio and "tutorial" because of various tragic incidents I'll get into another time. So to explain the controls in ca ...
#45 - Innovation
47.
TIE

Web | Source

An apocalyptic game, written in javascript using WebGL. It works fine on the latest version Firefox and Chrome, but the framerate is better ...
#47 - Innovation
47.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Source

You will need at least Java 5 installed. Execute the "game" by double clicking the "cuboc.jar" file or starting it from the command line via ...
#47 - Innovation
#48 - Theme
49.

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
50.
TIE

HTML5(Play Online) | ZippedHTML5 | Homepage | FireFox3 optimized

(FireFox 3.x has performance problems. I got them partially fixed in the FF3 version but if you can, then use another browser)

Take the s ...
#19 - Graphics
#36 - Theme
#50 - Innovation
50.
TIE

Windows | Linux | Timelapse | Source

The game doesn't really have a goal, build pathways for your minions to walk and
make them play sounds. Use the power of digital circuits a ...
#50 - Innovation
50.
TIE

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

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