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 - Theme

1.

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
2.

Windows

It's not really that dangerous. Honestly ...
- Theme
#14 - Humor
#43 - Innovation
3.

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
4.

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
5.

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
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.
TIE

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
7.
TIE

Windows | Source

I'm a first time Ludum Darer. In fact, this is the first game I'm publishing! I use Game Maker, so there's only the Windows version. The gam ...
#7 - Theme
9.

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
10.

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
11.
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
11.
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
13.

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
14.

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
15.

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
16.

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
17.

Windows | Source

A strange, silly game where you play as a slightly deranged man, in a strange world, in a desperate attempt to save yourself from a helpful ...
#17 - Theme
#45 - Audio
18.

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
19.
TIE

Web | Source

Use the arrow keys. Kill all the enemies to continue to the next room.

One of my less complete LD games, but I think it shows some promis ...
#19 - Theme
19.
TIE

Windows | Web | Source

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

Windows | Windows V2 | Timelapse | Source

Was so tired when I first submitted this I didn't add a comment.
Didn't manage to finish as much as I wanted, wanted to get more levels in, ...
#19 - Theme
22.

Web | Source

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#16 - Humor
#22 - Theme
23.
TIE

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
23.
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
25.

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
26.
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
26.
TIE

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
28.

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
29.
TIE

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
29.
TIE

Web | Jam | Source

*If you are voting, please click the "Web" link for the competition version!*

*If you are not voting, try the "Jam" link.*

This is an ...
#29 - Theme
29.
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
32.

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
33.
TIE

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
33.
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
33.
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
36.
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
36.
TIE

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
36.
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
39.
TIE

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
39.
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
41.
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
41.
TIE

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
41.
TIE

Linux, OS/X, Source | Windows | Timelapse

God, I wish I had more time...
This is not finished: I planned to do multiple levels and stuff, but programming the level editor took way t ...
#41 - Theme
#46 - Audio
41.
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
41.
TIE

Web | Source

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

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
47.

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
48.
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
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

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
48.
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

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