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Ludum Dare 21

August 19th-22nd 2011 :: Theme: Escape
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Top Entries - Coolness

1.
TIE

Windows | Source

made with python + pyglet. if you're not using windows, you should be able to run the game on any system by downloading pyglet from http:// ...
- Coolness
#41 - Audio
1.
TIE

Web | Windows | Source | Timelapse | Soundtrack

Escape the evil Cuboids with your sneaky sphere in this adventurous physics-puzzler!

You are a Sphere, taken prisoner by the evil Cuboids ...
- Coolness
#5 - Community
#21 - Graphics
#42 - Overall
2.
TIE

Windows | Source

Requires Net 2.0, runs via OpenTK, so it might run on mac / linux too with Mono (untested). More info in readme.txt

Update: Since the gam ...
- Coolness
2.
TIE

Windows | [XNA redist] | [.NET redist] | Source

Hi all, this is my first LD entry, hope you like it.

In this sandboxy game you help trapped souls by placing your "Holy Light" beam that ...
- Coolness
2.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Source

Ascii Maze is a simple top-view game in where players must find the exit to escape a randomly generated ASCII art maze. It has three diffe ...
- Coolness
3.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web | Source

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#Read this bit:
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#If on CHROME and the web version fails to load repeatedly,
#close all browser windows a ...
- Coolness
#4 - Innovation
3.
TIE

Web | Windows | Linux | Timelapse | Source

Esc Ape is a game where you need to help your fellow monkeys escape, using a primitive flying machine. Avoid crashing into obstacles and eee ...
- Coolness
#11 - Community
#49 - Humor
3.
TIE

Windows | Postmortem | Source

Help a swarm of blobby slimes ESCAPE from the death factory!

Split them apart, join them back together! Jump! Dodge! Die! Infinite fun! ...
- Coolness
3.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web | Source

Game home page: http://code.kevinworkman.com/EscapeFromMonsterCity/index.html

Jar: http://code.kevinworkman.com/EscapeFromMonsterCity/Esc ...
- Coolness
3.
TIE

Windows | POST-COMPO Version | Source

This was my first Ludum Dare. I'm happy I was able to finish a game in time! (This is Windows only right now. I may eventually port it.)

...
- Coolness
3.
TIE

Web | Download (offline) | Source | Blog

This is my entry for Ludum Dare 21. This was my first time. But i'm sure i'm going to enter again. ...
- Coolness
3.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web | Source

The game uses Java, you need that installed to run. It's available as an applet (though Java applets on OSX arn't nice) and as a downloadabl ...
- Coolness
#12 - Community
#49 - Theme
3.
TIE

Windows | Post-Mortem | Source

Hey there!

This here game is my first Ludum Dare entry.

After raiding a dragon's treasure trove you seek to escape with all the gold y ...
- Coolness
3.
TIE

Web (Compo) | Source | Postmortem | Web (Updated)

Please note that this entry uses WebGL, which is not supported by IE. Works best with Chrome and Firefox.


You have been captured while ...
- Coolness
#32 - Innovation
3.
TIE

Windows

This is my first game ever.
It includes the first three themes of the compo : Escape, Self-replication and Adaptation.
I'm not a native en ...
- Coolness
#23 - Humor
16.

Web (Unity) | Source

You must escape each blueprint by completing the mission objectives which can be found on the blueprint itself. Avoid letting the guards see ...
#16 - Coolness
#33 - Community
#40 - Audio
17.

Windows | Source

Congratulations adventurer! After a long and grueling journey, you have finally made it to the dungeon exit! All that remains is to jump ove ...
#11 - Humor
#17 - Coolness
18.

Windows | Source

NOTE: I'm getting a few people saying mouse doesn't work, I think it might be its just not obvious what to do first: you're injured so need ...
- Graphics
#9 - Overall
#18 - Coolness
#44 - Fun
19.

Windows | Linux | Source

Find jailed.exe in the unzipped folder and run.
Everything necessary is explained in the game. Try to beat "Insane" difficulty.

Written ...
#19 - Coolness
20.
TIE

Windows | Timelapse | Web | Source

Use your mouse to guide birdie out of various buildings he's got himself stuck in. Do it under par to unlock harder levels.

Note: Due to ...
#20 - Coolness
20.
TIE

Windows + source | Timelapse | Linux-64 + source

You're an indentured pilot, working for EscaCorp interstellar delivery company.

Your father was also a pilot but he crashed the company' ...
#20 - Coolness
#28 - Innovation(Jam)
#35 - Humor(Jam)
#49 - Fun(Jam)
#49 - Audio(Jam)
22.
TIE

Windows | Source

You wake up not knowing where you are. But you know one thing: you must ESCAPE!

To escape you must reach the ladder. Beware of demons, as ...
#22 - Coolness
22.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Timelapse | Source

You wake up somewhere without knowing what happened. (Not original, but it works.)

Make with Ren'Py - Python framework for Visual Novels. ...
#22 - Coolness
#35 - Community
#44 - Audio
22.
TIE

Original (All platforms) | Deluxe | Post-mortem | Source

Written in Java using Slick2D and LWJGL. Hopefully runs on Linux, Windows and Mac.

Initial project failed so I threw this together in 3 h ...
#22 - Coolness
#47 - Community
22.
TIE

Web | Source | Commentary | Postmortem

This game is somewhat of an adaptation of Flatland, by Edwin A. Abbot, though that wasn't really my intention going in.

My intention, ins ...
#6 - Innovation
#13 - Community
#22 - Coolness
#26 - Overall
#41 - Fun
26.
TIE

Linux (statically linked) | Windows | Linux (if you already have allegro) | Source

I'm new to this so my only goal was to have SOMETHING that could technically be called a game by the end. As a result there is no art, no in ...
#26 - Coolness
26.
TIE

Web | All | Source

Six room escape games in one! Help a player playing a room escape game escape rooms in a game.

In case the files go down, you can downloa ...
#26 - Coolness
26.
TIE

Web | Timelapse | Source

A rat that is trapped. You choose its fate!

This is a game that runs PURELY with javascript and HTML5 features. No need for flash! This g ...
#26 - Coolness
#30 - Community
26.
TIE

Windows

You are the warden of a psychiatric ward. Your job is to take care of the best lunatics and crazies society can produce. You must make sur ...
#26 - Coolness
26.
TIE

Web | Source

You've defeated the evil aliens, and triggered their base's self destruct mechanism. The only problem? Your ship is on the other side of the ...
#26 - Coolness
#31 - Theme
26.
TIE

OS/X | Windows | Source (Linux)

*Note: If your resolution is too small to fit the game, press S.*

Windows: Run main.exe.

You are the greatest escape artist alive! Kil ...
- Innovation
#18 - Overall
#26 - Coolness
#31 - Fun
#36 - Audio
26.
TIE

Post Compo (WIP) | Web | Source | Postmortem

Escape from the Paparazzi! Don't let them take too many pictures or you'll be lost! Avoid the cars and cross your fingers, let's hope you ma ...
#26 - Coolness
#34 - Humor
#39 - Theme
33.
TIE

Web | Web (Kongregate) | Timelapse | Source (zip) | Source (mercurial repo on bitbucket)

Robotron-inspired... avoid-em-up? Plot pretty much stolen from Smash TV :)

Put the mouse on your dude to stop, move the mouse to run towa ...
#14 - Community
#33 - Coolness
#42 - Humor
33.
TIE

Windows | Source

Four little guys need to work together to push blocks into other blocks to make giant blocks that can be pushed together and make the exit f ...
#33 - Coolness
33.
TIE

Java Build (all platforms) | Jar (Packed executable) | Source

Made in Java, should work on most machines. A classic game of "escape the guards, turn off the lights, run along corridors". The lighting en ...
#33 - Coolness
33.
TIE

Web | Source

Here it is! Menu was a rush hackjob, and there is no sound.
Full disclosure, some code was hacked out of a platform engine I built previous ...
#33 - Coolness
33.
TIE

Windows | Postmortem | Web | Source

Controls: Arrows of WASD

Escape, run and escape again!! Exit from dungeon full of monsters before bomb explode.. you have only 60 seconds ...
#33 - Coolness
38.
TIE

Windows | OS/X (untested) | Linux (untested) | Source

48 hour jam!, posted it, didn't realize I needed to do more, here is link to post. Was uploaded in 48 hours to drop box.

Download it for ...
#38 - Coolness
#49 - Humor(Jam)
38.
TIE

Windows | Mirror | Source

Mindbane is a 2D action platform game. Manipulate physics and try to escape from the dangerous mind maze.
Developed with GameMaker Standard ...
#10 - Overall
#14 - Fun
#16 - Audio
#38 - Coolness
38.
TIE

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

Caved In was inspired by Minecraft, Terraria, Dwarf Fortress, and dungeon crawlers. The goal of the game is to ascend all five levels to the ...
#38 - Coolness
#38 - Community
#44 - Fun
38.
TIE

Timelapse | Web | Source (haXe)

You must escape the terrifying Rainbow Jail island.
On you way you can rescue others prisoners or use them to protect yourself.

- Move y ...
- Overall
- Innovation
#9 - Fun
#25 - Graphics
#37 - Theme
#38 - Coolness
38.
TIE

Kongregate | Web | Google Plus | Timelapse

Step into the shoes of an amateur escapologist and master two illusions!

Directional keys to attempt Escape during Illusions.
M to Mute/ ...
- Theme
#15 - Innovation
#38 - Coolness
43.
TIE

Kongregate (Post-LD version) | Web (LD version) | Source

[edit3]
Post-Mortem: http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/2011/08/23/bunnies-back-into-your-cage-post-mortem/
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[edit2]
Because of pu ...
#38 - Community
#43 - Coolness
43.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web | Source

The level design is awful, I didn't really have time, but I was partly saved by GIMP's maze generating plugin :D
I wanted to write an "Esca ...
#43 - Coolness
43.
TIE

Web (Flash) | Source

Prisoners of a war of words, many women and men of letters need a guiding hand to escape from camps of genuine, physical terrors. Not every ...
- Theme
#25 - Overall
#33 - Fun
#34 - Innovation
#43 - Coolness
43.
TIE

Web (Flash) | Timelapse | Source

Run from the purple squares and collect coins as you go.
Buy upgrades to get further and submit you score to the leaderboard.

*** Note: ...
#6 - Fun
#8 - Community
#18 - Overall
#43 - Coolness
47.
TIE

Windows | Web | Source | OS/X

A physics-based platformer which does all it can to try and stop you escaping to safety.

Controls:
Left and Right arrow keys or A and D ...
#47 - Coolness
47.
TIE

Windows | Source | Timelapse

My first finished game ever. I had a bit of trouble getting the theme 'escape' into the game after my original idea didn't work out so well. ...
#47 - Coolness
47.
TIE

Windows w/ XNA + .Net | Windows w/o XNA + .Net | Source

Escape from a zoo that I ran out of time to draw, and make your way to the moon! Use the arrow keys to maneuver things in the sky while coll ...
#47 - Coolness
47.
TIE

Windows | Windows (Fixed font)

Hi everyone, we're a 2 man team participating for the first time on Ludum Dare. We wanted to use Stencylworks to facilitate development but ...
#16 - Theme(Jam)
#21 - Humor(Jam)
#47 - Coolness
47.
TIE

Web | Zip

You are a prisoner of your own conscience.
Gather 10 keys to escape! ...
#47 - Coolness
47.
TIE

Flash/Web | Source | Postmortem

The game is a rogue like adventure game where a dwarf is lost in the mines and tries to escape without dying. You have to find the exit, dig ...
#47 - Coolness
47.
TIE

Web | Source

A giant floating eye creature circles a remote landscape, keeping close tabs on the player and making sure they do not run away. In this gam ...
#23 - Theme
#34 - Graphics
#47 - Coolness
47.
TIE

Source (7mb) | Windows (14mb) | timelapse

Source version requires python + pygame.

This is a platforming game about a self-reliant princess who decides to rescue *herself* from a ...
#13 - Humor
#28 - Fun
#47 - Coolness
#48 - Overall

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