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

Ludum Dare 31 — Coming December 5th-8th 2014! — Join the Mailing List!
Also check out the Ludum Dare 30 results!
  • Ludum Dare 31 begins: in 76 days, 13 hours, 3 minutes, 27 seconds
  • (Time might be off, we’ll have it right soon) | Real World Gatherings (Now Open!)

    Why can’t we choose the sub-theme?

    Posted by
    August 21st, 2013 11:07 am

    Why would ANYONE want to limit themselves with tower defense? Why can’t we vote on our sub-theme as well? I’m not making a tower defense this LD, NO WAY. Oh, also, I’m in, so let me recycle the past LD “I’m in” post.

    Tags: ,

    5 Responses to “Why can’t we choose the sub-theme?”

    1. Codexus says:

      Relax. There is no “sub-theme”.

      It’s just made up by a few people for fun and sometimes some people follow it anyway just for kicks. You don’t have to use it and the vast majority of entries completely ignore that anyway.

    2. Spiridios says:

      The sub-theme never is and never has been official. It IS chosen by “us” because someone randomly makes a suggestion (usually several) and everyone else just goes “yeah, that sounds silly/fun/stupid” and boom, sub-theme is born. You can “vote” by not participating or by starting a different sub-theme movement. It’s all just part of Ludum Dare.

    3. If we were all allowed such power, do you know where that would lead!?
      I, for one, welcome our Tower Defense overlords.

    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]