August 19th-22nd 2011 :: Theme: Escape
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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
2.

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
3.

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web | Source

*** DON'T READ COMMENTS! Until you've played the game! Thanks! ***

Instructions inside the game. Please play before reading comments in ...
- Theme
#7 - Graphics
#17 - Audio
#18 - Humor
#19 - Community
#32 - Overall
#50 - Innovation
4.

Windows | Source

The sirens go off. There's been another jail break and they want you to find and kill the prisoners. You've done this countless times before ...
#4 - Theme
#15 - Fun
#28 - Overall
5.

Web | Trailer | Source

Three characters have gotten themselves into very dire situations, and it's your job to guide them out... rapid-fire! The arrow keys is all ...
- Overall
- Fun
#5 - Theme
#17 - Innovation
#47 - Graphics
6.

Windows/Linux (x86_64) | Source | Timelapse

I'm stuck, HALP!: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1287557/LD48/LD21/HINTS.txt

Plot:

You are SUBJECT:7. You don't know much about yourself. W ...
#6 - Theme
#38 - Audio
7.

Web | Source

Game made from scratch in 48h for Ludum Dare 21. All legit.

This was a weird theme for me since I've been working on a game (off and on) ...
- Audio
#7 - Theme
#20 - Innovation
#24 - Humor
#28 - Overall
#36 - Graphics
8.

Windows | OS/X | Web | Source

My first Ludum Dare competition. It's not a very long game but I hope you'll still enjoy it. "R" resets the game, "WASD" moves the character ...
#8 - Theme
#29 - Humor
9.

Browser | Download | Source

I based this game off of a scene from the movie "The French Connection" (see if you can guess which one).

The purpose of the game is to ...
#9 - Theme
10.

Windows 1.0 | Windows 1.0.1 (Bugfix) | Source 1.0 | Source 1.0.1

This is Tools. A text-based prison escape game. You acquire items and you use them to craft tools which will help you in your escape. Of cou ...
#10 - Theme
11.

Windows | OS/X | Source

Wow. I literally just wrote code, 3d-modelled, composed music pretty much non-stop for 48 hours. I had some problems building the Windows ve ...
#6 - Audio
#11 - Theme
#14 - Graphics
#24 - Overall
12.
TIE

Web | Source

Sometimes a man just has to get away from it all.




Some poorer documented things:

arrow keys do things too
sitting dodges bullet ...
#12 - Theme
#15 - Graphics
#19 - Humor
#42 - Audio
#44 - Fun
#46 - Overall
12.
TIE

Web | Source | Timelapse | Web (if the other link is broken)

Escape the sea. ...
#12 - Theme
#15 - Graphics
14.
TIE

Windows (.zip file) | Source (.gm81 file)

COMMENTS ARE BROKEN ON THIS PAGE (off and on).
If you can't leave a comment here, you can leave a comment on my blog at http://stozstudios. ...
- Humor
#9 - Fun
#14 - Theme
#18 - Overall
#29 - Graphics
#32 - Audio
14.
TIE

Web (Flash) | Source

This is in some ways a 2d de-make of a 3d game idea that I'll probably never get round to actually making.

It's relatively typical flash ...
#14 - Theme
#22 - Community
#30 - Fun
#39 - Overall
14.
TIE

Web | Timelapse | Source | Post-Mortem

- Follow the instructions to free the Escapist from the water tank.
- Use the mouse to locate the hidden key in the water, and use it on th ...
#14 - Theme
#44 - Community
14.
TIE

Web | Source

Super Kommandant Extreme is based around two main ideas, Light as a limited resource and Hogan's Heroes perspective on prison camp Kommandan ...
#14 - Theme
14.
TIE

Windows | Source

Escape the mountain and the lava within using
only your athletic ability your trusty Hazardous
Environment suit!


This short, fast-pac ...
#14 - Theme
#31 - Humor
14.
TIE

Windows | Source

Wow. Well that was a whole load of fun. It's finally finished.

"To Hell And Back" is a classic LucasArts-style point and click graphic ad ...
- Humor
#5 - Fun
#6 - Overall
#14 - Theme
#29 - Graphics
#49 - Audio
14.
TIE

Windows | Linux (ported by a third party, but identical source) | Source

You are a fireman trapped at the top of a burning skyscraper. You have only your axe and some water.
Get to the exit, taking as many helpl ...
#9 - Innovation
#14 - Theme
#46 - Overall
21.

Windows | Source

A simple platformer. Arrow keys to run. Z to jump. Escape to exit. ...
#14 - Overall
#21 - Theme
#22 - Innovation
#32 - Humor
#37 - Audio
22.

Web | Timelapse part one | Timelapse part two

A point and click game about saving people. JUST KIDDING. It's about escaping from a big mansion, or villa if you will. I'm really happy wit ...
#4 - Humor
#8 - Audio
#11 - Overall
#12 - Fun
#22 - Theme
23.
TIE

Source | Linux | Windows

Unrest is a game where you have the goal of escaping hopelessness. You are set upon by all the issues that plauge your life, and must fix th ...
#23 - Theme
#24 - Innovation
23.
TIE

OS/X | Timelapse | Instructions | Source (& Assets) | Windows

Evacuate the city. Save it from impending doom.

(Special thanks to xRedx22 for building the game for Windows! Note that the instructions ...
#23 - Theme
23.
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
26.
TIE

Web | Source

I think I took the theme in a different direction. This is a game about games and doing things. Made with Flashpunk, Pixen, bfxr, and Garage ...
#26 - Theme
#46 - Humor
26.
TIE

Web | Source

This is my first Ludum Dare entry, made with FlashPunk and the As3sfxr library for embedding sfxr-generated sound effects.

Press M during ...
#26 - Theme
28.
TIE

Play! (flash) | Source (Haxe) | Source (extra libs) | Timelapse

This game was made within 9 hours (from Sunday 11:30am to 8:30pm) ^_^

I couldn't participate to the whole 48h LD, so I decided to try to ...
#4 - Graphics
#28 - Theme
#47 - Community
28.
TIE

Windows | OS X | Source

If you've played Lesbian Spider Queens of Mars by Anna Anthropy (http://games.adultswim.com/lesbian-spider-queens-of-mars-twitchy-online-gam ...
#25 - Humor
#28 - Theme
30.

Windows | Web | Source

SPACE, ARROWS to control. ESC to restart. Music written by David Bowie but played by me. ...
#30 - Theme
31.

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
32.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Web | Source

3 Levels complete for this dare. In the future I'd like to update the controls to behave more like the older 8 bit titles.

Mac build is ...
#32 - Theme
32.
TIE

Web | Source

In this game you control small blue dot, which should run through the maze and escape from the lava flow. To win the game you must complete ...
#32 - Theme
32.
TIE

Win - OS/X - Source | Web

My first entry!

Unlock is a easy puzzlegame (sadly I don't have the time to make complex levels)
I'll probably work on a post-mortem ve ...
#32 - Theme
#35 - Overall
32.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Web | Source

This is a rail shooter where the player must suppress a escaping prisoners with bullets. ...
#11 - Overall
#16 - Fun
#27 - Community
#27 - Graphics
#32 - Theme
32.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux

System requirements: Java, mouse

Made by Sara Kapli

Created using Processing, Photoshop,
Inkscape and Audacity

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#32 - Theme
37.
TIE

Web (link might not work) | Web (works) | Source

Play as a Japanese Princess in a sinking ship!
Can you get out fast enough?

(Note: Lower score is better)

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#37 - Theme
37.
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
39.
TIE

Web (Flash) | Source

It may have no sound whatsoever and be low on graphical detail, but it's high on weird!
...that's a good thing, right?
This is a very shor ...
#38 - Humor
#39 - Theme
39.
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
41.

Windows | Web | Source

This piece was heavily influenced by PSTW Action RPG.

Win .exe and source zipped together. You might need to click the flash before it re ...
#12 - Humor
#41 - Theme
42.
TIE

Web (Flash) | Source [5MB] | Windows [11MB]

A short platformer about a man who accidentally escapes from prison and has to find his way back and sneak into his own cell.

I used SunV ...
#28 - Audio
#42 - Theme
#44 - Humor
42.
TIE

Windows | Web | Source

Controls:
Arrows: Moving
X,C: Shoot (Yes you can kill creature, and yes it does help)

Sorry... Just sorry...

First Ludum Dare and I ...
#42 - Theme
44.
TIE

Windows | Source

Light version of the game, without the installer:
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/4570720/LudumDare/Caramelo-Light.zip

Zip version source code: ...
#44 - Theme
44.
TIE

Windows

Run away from angry mob. Avoid large stones and logs.

CONTROLS:
<space> = Jump (The longer you press, the higher you jump)
<esc> = Exi ...
#33 - Humor
#43 - Graphics
#44 - Theme
44.
TIE

Windows | Web

A JavaScript/HTML5 adventure.

Move with ARROW-KEYS. There's NO other keys needed to solve the game. Just "touch things" to interact.

I ...
#22 - Audio
#44 - Theme
47.
TIE

Windows (7-zip) | Web | Source

Once again, the file is huge by regular flash standards, in the vicinity of 10 megs.

For that reason I've included a zipped projector fil ...
#22 - Audio
#47 - Theme
47.
TIE

Web | Source (music) | Source

Built in flixel + tiled + garageband + flashdevelop + photoshop. I wanted to build something that tries to explain why I would spend 48 hou ...
#4 - Overall
#11 - Audio
#21 - Humor
#24 - Graphics
#26 - Fun
#47 - Theme
49.
TIE

Windows

An attempt at a kind of strategy roguelike, but I was way too ambitious and it's missing all the complexity that would make it interesting. ...
#22 - Graphics
#49 - Theme
49.
TIE

Windows | Windows, No Sound | Source (C++)

Fortress IX

There is a secret facility in the mountains of Bavaria where the wiliest and most dangerous Allied prisoners of war are sent. ...
#49 - Theme
49.
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
49.
TIE

Windows - Compo Version (1.00) | Windows - Current Version (1.03) | Source (Game Maker 8.0)

CAPTIVE
A game by Nate Wiesel
for Ludum Dare 21


You awaken in a strange, unfamiliar place. All you know is that you need to escape.
...
#22 - Fun
#22 - Overall
#49 - Theme
49.
TIE

Web | Source

Having battled your way through to the centre of the complex, you now just have to end this fight. Destroy the core and win victory for the ...
#49 - Theme
49.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Source

El Dorado wasn't anything like what the brochures made you believe. For one thing it was packed with native americans that didn't appreciate ...
#7 - Humor
#49 - Theme

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