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

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Windows - Original Jam Version (1.6MB) | Windows - Enhanced Edition (16.3MB) | Enhanced Edition Trailer

NOTE: The 'Original Jam Version', rather than being made of strawberries, simply has no audio. That's right, NONE.
If you're just looking f ...
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Web

----- PLEASE READ -----
This is actually Zed. Hi. I've already submitted a competition entry, here:

http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludu ...
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Windows

Customize your character and race your car.

This is a collab between me and kevlarx. He thought of the idea and forced me draw stuff.
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Windows

Can you be the Best Dinosaur?
Can you conquer prehistory?
Can you run past some meteors??

This game's pretty hard, but being the Best D ...
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Windows

Good news every one :D F*** the evolution is out!

This is our first LD entry, and we did it with no pretention, in only 36 hours during o ...
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Web | Kongregate | Source

Charles Darwin must dig the soils of a Galapagos island looking for fossil evidence to prove his theory of evolution. Search for sequences o ...
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Windows | Python Source | Website | Windows - post-deadline bugfix version (it's awesome!) | Python Source - post-deadline bugfix version (it's awesome!)

Hey everyone! Yoni (the programmer) here. Over the weekend (September 1) I released a bugfix version. The gameplay is the same, but lots of ...
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Cross-Platform jar | Web (Chrome)

Experience the full evolutionary saga from the beginning told by Charles Darwin himself as you control one individual
(and later his descen ...
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Web

DISCLAIMER:
We're terribly sorry, but we couldn't finish the game in time, so this is a VERY incomplete version...
We also have audio trac ...
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Windows | Source

Caveman Speak is about evolving language to the point it can be used by a community of cavemen to effectively accomplish goals.

You start ...
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Web

Story:

According to a forgotten ancient legend, 10 million years ago there were only 7 things.
The 7 things were:
Fish. Yarn. Buttons. ...
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Windows | Linux | Web

This is the game about very bored god. He was found a planet and you should help him to refute Darvin's evolution theory.

You may ask: "H ...
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Web or OS (swf) | Web (site) | Source | after deadline(with instructions)

Here is my first entry for a Ludum Dare.
I was too late for the regular competition (evolution takes a lot of time, right?), so I submitte ...
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Windows | OS/X | Linux

Dr. Ken and Dr. Ken - The action-story of ONE man fighting through time to evolve rabbits to save mankind. Dr. Ken will face all manner of d ...
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Web | Source

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Bored with the idea of Evolution as a theme, we've made a quiz based completely on Pokemon evolutions.

Tha ...
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Windows | Web

You play as an old out-dated computer. Tired of never being used you decide that it is time...to evolve!

Arrow Keys or WASD to move/jump ...
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Windows (US mirror [Mediafire]) | Windows (European mirror [Not Mediafire])

IMPORTANT, READ THIS (it's for your own sake):

This.Game.is.HUUUUUUUUUGE!
Like...369MB...ZIPPED! (No setup though, just unzip and run t ...
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Dropbox | Kongregate | Source

The Unravelling Of The World By A Man Made Monstrosity is an arcade shooter about an AI who discovers that it has free will.

IF YOU DIE, ...
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Web Applet (Chrome) | All Platforms (Java)

Darwin has created an experimental evolution ray, which rapidly evolves life! But something's gone horribly wrong... The evolution ray mutat ...
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Homepage | Applet (web) | Webstart (web) | Jar | Source

It's pong between Darwin and Jesus. The winner finally decides the debate between science and religion.

I only had 4 hours to start and f ...
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Web (Flash) | Web (Post-Jam)

WATRF is a game where you try to evolve as fast as possible using different key combinations for different creatures. But for what purpose? ...
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TIE

Windows (Java) | Linux (Java) | Mac (Java) | Imagination | Tasty Sauce

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The Curiosity Rover first moved on Mars on the 22nd of August 2012. Humanity re ...
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Web

UnNatural Selection

-You bread creatures over generations to withstand different events that happen to your village. You take on the rol ...
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Web

My first group effort for Ludum Dare. We started off with the initial idea of a game based on an alien that would eat people to evolve into ...
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Web | Source

Build up a giant mega-monster and destroy cities!

- Smash buildings to find and eat the 3 scientists in all 5 cities
- Eating humans gai ...
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Windows | Web

Running a bit late so there's some minor flaws

Skip Story: Space Bar
Attack: Space Bar
Everything: Space Bar

Notes
- No music or ...
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Web | Source

Short silly game where you travel back in time to save Bigfoot by helping their species mate.

Made with Stencyl in 48 hours (with four me ...
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Windows

you are a worm from the sea.
the sea is safe.
don't leave the sea.
you have no hope of becoming a tree.

three different endings. conta ...
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Web (HTML 5) | Windows | OS/X | Linux

Click on any of the links to play it in your browser. Built on Html5 Canvas. Works best in Chrome.

Play as a stick and try to hit circles ...
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Windows (exe) | Windows (installer)

UPDATE : music and sound bugs are fixed! Enjoy the new version!

IF YOU HAVE PROBLEMS WITH SOUNDS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD OPENAL HERE : http://co ...
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Windows

This is my 'video game' although I prefer the term 'interactive experience' or simply 'interactive art'. It explores the philosophical confl ...
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Timelapse | Web | Source

I originally intended this game to be part of the 48 hour compo, but I wasted the first 20 hours on an idea that didn't work before turning ...
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Play the web version

Does evolution of mankind always go forward ? What about backwards and sideways ?
In the year 35 000 something, the humans have changed a l ...
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TIE

windows | crossplatform + source (.love)

BLURB
play as a velociraptor and defend your fellow dinosaurs against hordes of evolution ray toting aliens as you try to stay alive and ke ...
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Web

Mad scientist has irradiated bunnies and fed them to his horde of mechanical space worms. The bunnies must breed to survive the gauntlet of ...
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TIE

Web (Flash)

Who would win in a grenade fight between Darwin and God??? Finally a game to answer this age-old question.

Ready... Fight! ...
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Web

So I decided to make an action platformer in honor of Charles Darwin.

This game is probably the most complete I've ever managed inside 72 ...
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Windows

Porte par le Vent (*), a jam entry made with CraftStudio by over 10 people over the full 72 hours of Ludum Dare #24.

We hope you'll enjoy ...
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Windows | Mac | Unity Web Player

Hey!
I changed a line of code and put a web version :)

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I made this one alone in 48h :)
The only reason I'm not participating in t ...
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Windows Client | Server (REQUIRED) | Gameplay Video (YouTube)

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Current Server IP: OFFLINE.
Host a game yourself using the server.
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Web | Source

Mine is a bit small.......

I only had time to work on the game on the last day of the Jam, so this is what i made in roughly 12h, it only ...
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Web

Press Z or X to Start

Stop nature from getting out of balance - by keeping the animal population under control!

Kill off the animals t ...
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Web

Bah... ran out of time on this one . I kinda like the way it looks... but thats about all :)

I wanted to add multiple evolutionary stages ...
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Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web | Source

Lemon Tree team proudly presents a game full of heartbreaking tragedy, sparkling humor and epic action. The story is told by brave cow who h ...
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Windows | Linux | Source

You are trapped in a maze that constantly evolves around you. My first game, released in Java. Use WASD to move, MOUSE to look, and the LEFT ...
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Web | Mirror

WARNING: Loading can be LONG!

WE RECOMMEND: Playing in Chrome/Chromium because it provides the best performance.

It is war. The evolut ...
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Windows

Stickman evolution is a first person shooter in which you have to shoot 'stickmen' that evolve and mutate (and sometimes fall from the sky) ...
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Play Now! (Web via Flash)

** NOW FINISHED! JAM VERSION IS DONE, WOOOOOO! **

The basic idea is that you are a jetpack wearing redneck with a shotgun, whose trailer ...
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Web

A test to see if I can make a web-based text engine in 72 hours! ('Cause it ran longer than 28 hours)

Based on the leveling system from t ...
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Windows (zip) | Windows (installer) | OSX | Linux (see below)

NOTE: OS/X package now available!
NOTE2: In the ZIP one, click "RUN Lepton's Quest", not rungame.bat (should have removed that one)

Lin ...
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