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August 24th-27th 2012 :: Theme: Evolution

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Web | Source | Timelapse (Day 1) | Timelapse (Day 2)

**Link Updated !** (will never use DropBox hosting again)

Evoland is an action-adventure game where you start back on a very old monochro ...
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#13 - Fun
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#17 - Innovation
#18 - Humor
#22 - Graphics
#39 - Audio
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The Voynich Experiment (HTML5)* | Post-compo levels* | Github

*Avoid Firefox, unfortunately it makes the game laggy.

_______________________
THE GAME

The Voynich Experiment is a game that takes p ...
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#5 - Audio
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3.

Swf | Web | Source

Panspermia is the hypothesis that life exists throughout the Universe, distributed by meteoroids, asteroids and planetoids.

In this game ...
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4.

Play (web) | Source | Timelapse | Play (post compo entry)

They don't want to pay you more. But you will make them pay.

STRIKE OF RAGE!
A violent story about social evolution, revenge, money and ...
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#4 - Overall
#13 - Humor
#30 - Mood
5.

Web | Timelapse | Source

---- GOAL ----

Bid for the team that will win the battle.
If you success the loser team gain a new evolution.
Then, you'll have to thi ...
- Coolness
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#5 - Overall
#7 - Theme
#24 - Fun
#39 - Graphics
#39 - Audio
6.

Windows | Source

Hi guys, first time Ludum Dare entry, hope you like it, its about evolving AI. A robot that collects and imitates lifeforms, a "soul jar" f ...
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#6 - Overall
#12 - Innovation
#34 - Audio
7.
TIE

Windows (32 bit) | Windows (64 bit) | OS/X | LOVE | Source

I developed this game on OSX and was running into lots of issues towards the end with audio. I never resolved everything, so just a heads u ...
#7 - Overall
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#30 - Fun
#34 - Theme
#43 - Audio
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Windows | Web | Source

So, this game is about human evolution... Wait, I didn't see any human in the game! Anyway, there are nice jelly squares, which will teach y ...
- Coolness
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#6 - Fun
#7 - Overall
#20 - Audio
#36 - Mood
#42 - Theme
7.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Source

This game uses an evolutionary algorithm to generate platformer levels. The goal is to create the hardest platformer levels possible (which ...
- Innovation
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#7 - Overall
7.
TIE

Windows | Source

You ARE octogeddon, a mutant octopus bent on world destruction. Mutate more legs and evolve each of them into deadlier weapons until you bec ...
- Coolness
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#7 - Overall
#12 - Humor
#24 - Audio
#33 - Theme
#50 - Innovation
11.

OS/X | Windows | Source

Help Darwin prove his theory by breeding the perfect racing turtle.

How to start the game:
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Windows: Just run the da ...
#6 - Theme
#8 - Fun
#11 - Overall
#42 - Humor
#49 - Mood
12.

Web | Windows | OSX | Source | Video

A game about battling microbes, a homage to the old StarCraft custom map called "evolves madness".

All my source code is on GitHub, I ma ...
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#12 - Overall
#23 - Theme
#26 - Graphics
13.

Windows | Post compo update | Source

Play as an alien Amazonian goddess that uses her super natural powers of reproduction to face down her rival god Belemnon. Complete with bos ...
#10 - Graphics
#13 - Overall
#24 - Fun
#28 - Audio
#37 - Theme
14.

Windows | Web | Source

Felicity is being haunted. She must explore the depths in order to find the power she needs to face an increasingly powerful and menacing fo ...
#14 - Overall
#19 - Graphics
#45 - Mood
#47 - Fun
15.

Web | Source (FlashPunk, 2.6MB .rar)

Badass decided to perform natural selection himself!
Help him get rid of hipsters!

The game is really simple, press X to attack nearest ...
- Humor
#10 - Fun
#15 - Overall
#16 - Audio
#40 - Mood
16.

Web (Flash) | Source

Your sprout grows toward the sun. (Your mouse controls the sun.)
Eat enough pink food and your sprout will evolve.

How high can you grow ...
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#14 - Graphics
#16 - Overall
#22 - Innovation
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17.

Web | Source

As far as I know evolution is based on genetics. DNA Wars is a strategy/puzzle game in biochemical setting where you have 4 types of organic ...
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#17 - Overall
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18.

Windows | Source

GENRE: A fast paced arcade platform shooter.
SIZE: 8.7 MB

DESCRIPTION:
After an epic war between the intelligent 'evolved' dinosaurs an ...
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#6 - Audio
#7 - Graphics
#14 - Fun
#18 - Overall
19.

Windows | Gameplay Video | Source

Oooookaaaay

Here's my entry : it's called "Red Underpants : Minislip and the strange helicopter"
Minislip's plane has crashed and he's ...
#12 - Fun
#19 - Overall
#42 - Graphics
20.

Web | Web (Mirror) | Windows | Executable Jar | Source

Guide a tiny idea on its way out of your imagination, as it evolves to be THE best idea ever!

___________________________________________ ...
#4 - Fun
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#23 - Mood
21.

Windows | Source

In Virion you control a virus that must evade the body's ever-evolving defenses to spread his disease!

Let me know how far you get and if ...
- Coolness
#21 - Overall
#32 - Fun
22.

Web | Web (Post-compo) | Source | Timelapse | Kongregate

Tutorial is highly recommended! Chrome or Firefox highly recommended!

Mixes World of Goo with Qwop by allowing you to design your own org ...
- Coolness
#7 - Innovation
#22 - Overall
23.
TIE

Windows | Mac | Source | Gameplay Video

You can hide in your house at night.
Point your mouse over the Evolute Button (E) to see how much resources and coins you need to evolute. ...
- Coolness
#17 - Fun
#23 - Overall
#32 - Audio
23.
TIE

Windows | Source

Obelisk Preserver is a survival first person shooter. Protect your obelisk from 8 waves of ever evolving enemies.

Like the game? Visit th ...
#7 - Fun
#23 - Overall
23.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Web | Source

HEY KIDS! -> The X above the queue lets you delete blocks from it! Try it out!

I Finally finished a game for Ludum Dare! My game is a pla ...
- Coolness
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#17 - Fun
#19 - Innovation
#23 - Overall
23.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web (Java JNLP) | Source

Original Java 7 version here: http://ma.rtin.xxx/downloads/kinetic_dream.zip - I updated with a java6 port, hopefully that means that more p ...
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Web | Source

The concept of the game is to evolve the game itself. The games complexity, the graphics, and your abilities improve as it evolves.

~Cont ...
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TIE

Web | Windows (Standalone - NO installer!) | Source

A few things before I even get to TALK ABOUT the game...

There's two versions. One is Flash, the other a standalone .exe for Windows. The ...
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#5 - Humor
#14 - Audio
#23 - Fun
#28 - Overall
#46 - Mood
28.
TIE

Windows .exe | Windows Fix .exe /Light Switch Fix/ | Source .gm81 | Font .ttf | Timelapse Video (spoilers)

MAC / Unix users: simply start the .exe with WINE, works to the end (don't press F4, though).
~NacMacNeedle

-------LIGHT-SWITCH-FIX----- ...
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30.

Windows | Web | Source

These black and white cubes need some EVOLUTION!

------------------------------------------------------HINTS----------------------------- ...
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#30 - Overall
#45 - Innovation
31.
TIE

Web | Source | How it works

The space invaders are back, and this time, they're evolving!

A browser game in JavaScript using WebGL and HTML5 audio. Requires a recent ...
- Coolness
#21 - Fun
#31 - Overall
31.
TIE

Web (Flash) | Timelapse | Source

The Legend of Elzad

The game page contains all the controls and a few special notes.

Timelapse is now up. ...
#22 - Graphics
#31 - Overall
33.
TIE

Windows (Yeah I know download is boring D: but try it please) | Source

In Uberlution, play as a little guy who gets bullied by the others ! Sneak behind your biggest foes and get some xp by fighting the little o ...
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#4 - Graphics
#33 - Overall
#36 - Mood
#45 - Humor
33.
TIE

Web | Source

Game name: LimiT

Game Controls: left right for movement/z or up to jump

This was my first actual LD48 that I'm competing. I put in a g ...
- Coolness
#5 - Graphics
#18 - Theme
#33 - Overall
#49 - Mood
35.
TIE

Windows | Web | Source

You have to merge with other plops to get their abilities and reach the teleportation portal
Some can only go left, other go right, some ot ...
- Coolness
#35 - Overall
35.
TIE

Newgrounds | Web | Source

PLAY WEB VERSION!

***Description***
You are a future soldier at alien base.
Don't scary, you have plazma shot.
Level-by-level you g ...
- Coolness
#20 - Graphics
#27 - Fun
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35.
TIE

Play at Stencyl (rate this version) | Play at Kongregate (post-compo) | Play at Newgrounds (post-compo) | Source

The Kongregate and Newgrounds versions are now improved post-compo versions. The Stencyl version is the original 48 Hour compo entry, please ...
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#22 - Audio
#35 - Overall
#42 - Theme
38.
TIE

Windows | Source

My very first Ludum Dare game.

You must evolve to take the throne of the Silver Spire.
This game is basically a metroidvania easter-egg ...
#16 - Mood
#38 - Overall
#39 - Graphics
38.
TIE

Windows | Windows Installer | Web (HTML5 required) | Source | Timelapse

Threevolution is a puzzle game where you have to match two same-sized organisms with a smaller-sized one to reproduce.

Rules:
-2 or more ...
- Coolness
#36 - Theme
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#49 - Fun
38.
TIE

Windows | Source

This game is about brave mosquit who wants to became human. Can he fulfill his dream?

Controls:

Arrows - move/fly/jump
Z - eat someth ...
- Coolness
#25 - Audio
#38 - Overall
#44 - Graphics
#45 - Theme
41.

Web | Source

The platypus are angry, because evolution has fucked them up. So they decide to mutate their own DNA, and kick some asses before the extinct ...
#25 - Humor
#41 - Overall
#43 - Fun
42.
TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web | Source

You are a geologist on Mars in this sci-fi adventure game. Nearly killed me getting this much done in 48 hours, hope you enjoy! ...
- Coolness
#6 - Mood
#20 - Audio
#42 - Overall
42.
TIE

Web (Flash) | Source (Flashpunk)

story:
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this is a game about natural selection!
(which is the prime force behind evolution as we all know)

you play one of many ...
- Coolness
#24 - Fun
#28 - Graphics
#42 - Overall
44.
TIE

Web

Legacy Bird
-A ginormo sword clone, dating sim, rougue-like.

6 different enemies to cut
5 different girls to smooch
12 different weapo ...
#40 - Humor
#44 - Overall
#45 - Theme
#46 - Graphics
#49 - Fun
44.
TIE

Web | Source (JavaScript) | Post-Compo Sound Fix | Spoiler Movie for Level 4

Written in JavaScript using the CraftyJS library for sprite management, sounds, and game functions (i.e. an HTML5 game).

The object of ...
- Coolness
#40 - Innovation
#44 - Overall
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TIE

Windows | OS/X | Linux/Love2D | Video | Source

Made with Love2D. The game is about evolution, which is basically life, which is basically eat enough to find the best partner and have prog ...
- Coolness
#13 - Theme
#32 - Mood
#36 - Audio
#46 - Overall
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TIE

Windows (compo version + sources) | Windows (post-compo version)

You are a God. You should create perfect life.

Windows only
it requires DirectX9c, MSVS2008 Redist, any 3d-videocard

control: mouse, ...
- Theme
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#46 - Overall
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TIE

Windows | Youtube | Source

A game where you control a centipede in the battle for survival against other centipede!

Local multiplayer available!

Needs XNA redi ...
- Coolness
#36 - Fun
#42 - Graphics
#46 - Overall
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TIE

Windows | Source

Tad's Adventure

TAD (Timely Adaptive Design) must navigate a harsh and unyielding environment. As he progresses he will need evolve int ...
- Coolness
#46 - Overall
#49 - Theme
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Web | Source

Evo Dash is a fast-based survival runner in which the game rules themselves evolve randomly, making the game more and more difficult as you ...
- Coolness
#19 - Fun
#50 - Overall

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