Home | Rules and Guide | Sign In/Create Account | Write a Post | Reddit | #LD48 | #ludumdare on irc.afternet.org (Info)

Ludum Dare 29 — April 25th-28th Weekend [9 PM EST] — Theme: ??? (Theme Voting!)
  • Ludum Dare 29 Compo (48 Hour+Solo+Scratch+Src) Begins: in 5 days, 23 hours, 46 minutes, 14 seconds
  • Ludum Dare 29 Jam (72 Hour+Teams OK+Relaxed) Begins: in 5 days, 23 hours, 46 minutes, 15 seconds
  • [ MiniLD 50 | Warmup Weekend April 19th-20th | Real World Gatherings | Ludum Deals | Wallpaper ]


    Ludum Dare tips please? :)

    Posted by (twitter: @ilevex)
    March 10th, 2011 1:04 pm

    Hey guys,

    I’m going to hopefully participate in the upcoming miniLD #25. This is going to be my first ever Ludum Dare, also my first development compo. :D
    So, I ask you, veterans, one-timers, and generally developers, do you have any tips for a newbie like me?

    Thanks in advance. :D

    6 Responses to “Ludum Dare tips please? :)”

    1. jovoc says:

      Here’s some tips I wrote a while ago that still apply:

      http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/2008/08/06/ld-survival/

    2. One acronym: K.I.S.S.

      The most important piece of advice anyone can give you.
      Newbies always aim too high and have trouble finishing.

      Good tip: first make it “fun” using coloured rectangles, THEN make it “pretty”.

    3. ratking says:

      And often, the coloured rectangles ARE pretty enough!

    4. Levex says:

      Okay, thanks for the tips, good luck! :)

    5. Sos says:

      keep the change!

    Leave a Reply

    You must be logged in to post a comment.


    All posts, images, and comments are owned by their creators.

    [cache: storing page]