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    1.

    Windows (newest ver.) | Mirror (newest ver.) | Windows (compo ver.) | Mirror (compo ver.) | Source

    A short and simplistic exploration platformer. Fly around and talk to a bunch of cats on cat planet. Possibly difficult to beat? I can't rea ...
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    #6 - Graphics
    #39 - Coolness
    #48 - Innovation
    2.

    Linux | Source | Windows

    Scavenger is a space exploration game.
    It is set in a large debris field.
    Explore, fly, find, sell and have fun.


    This game was writte ...
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    #5 - Theme
    #5 - Audio
    #5 - Fun
    #15 - Community
    #16 - Innovation
    #19 - Graphics
    #28 - Humor
    3.
    TIE

    Windows | Source (.mfa)

    Apocalypse Adventure is a Fallout-esque top-down adventure game where the player takes the role of a guy whose airplane has wrecked onto a p ...
    - Coolness
    - Overall
    #6 - Theme
    #7 - Fun
    #17 - Community
    #24 - Graphics
    #25 - Innovation
    #43 - Audio
    #50 - Humor
    3.
    TIE

    Windows | OS/X | Web | Source

    voxel penguins having fun in the snow!

    edit: updated with source.

    also please note, there is no jump button, the game is controlled e ...
    - Overall
    - Coolness
    #4 - Fun
    #4 - Graphics
    #9 - Humor
    #12 - Community
    #19 - Audio
    #44 - Theme
    5.

    Windows | Web

    TEAI is a Roguelike game written in java. It runs as an applet in a web browser, and is 320x240 pixels large, scaled up x2 to 640x480 pixels ...
    #5 - Community
    #5 - Overall
    #7 - Fun
    #21 - Theme
    #24 - Graphics
    6.

    Windows | Web | Source

    The game is in Flash. From the zip file, open index.html to play in your browser, or click the "Web" link to play it online.

    NOTICE: I *f ...
    #6 - Overall
    #6 - Fun
    #6 - Innovation
    #10 - Theme
    #15 - Audio
    #23 - Graphics
    #47 - Coolness
    7.
    TIE

    Windows | OS/X | Web | Source

    DESCRIPTION
    Embark on a career as a Cubee explorer! Travel to new lands and discover their secrets. You can explore as long as you have sup ...
    - Theme
    #7 - Overall
    #7 - Fun
    #11 - Humor
    #16 - Audio
    #17 - Graphics
    #27 - Innovation
    #40 - Community
    7.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    You own a space ship and decide to enter nearby asteroid field to explore it! You have prepared planetary landing module to land on asteroid ...
    - Graphics
    #7 - Overall
    #7 - Theme
    #10 - Community
    #15 - Innovation
    #19 - Fun
    #23 - Audio
    9.

    Windows

    Features:
    - realistic Conestoga wagon physics
    - 3 exciting diseases
    - the legendary city of gold
    ...
    - Humor
    - Coolness
    - Fun
    #9 - Overall
    #19 - Innovation
    #31 - Audio
    #40 - Graphics
    #43 - Theme
    10.

    Web | Source

    This is Robot Wants Kitty, the story of a robot who wants a kitty. It's a flash game, so play it in your handy dandy browser. Made with Fl ...
    - Fun
    #10 - Overall
    #11 - Humor
    #20 - Graphics
    #35 - Coolness
    #35 - Audio
    #36 - Community
    11.

    Download (Windows) | Source (Game Maker)

    An exploration game about colors, and their consequences.


    NOTE 1: Read the readme before playing the game.

    NOTE 2: I ran out of tim ...
    #8 - Innovation
    #11 - Overall
    #26 - Fun
    #30 - Theme
    #39 - Graphics
    12.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    Help Bob find 10 gems to power his spaceship batteries!

    man i dont know what else to put in here

    dfskdfh

    @comments: yeah should've ...
    - Coolness
    #7 - Theme
    #12 - Overall
    #16 - Fun
    #18 - Humor
    #21 - Graphics
    #24 - Community
    #24 - Audio
    #33 - Innovation
    12.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    Edit: There is an updated build with diagonal movement here, if you want it: http://bentosmile.com/games/duct/Duct.exe :)

    You play a tear ...
    - Coolness
    #5 - Graphics
    #12 - Overall
    #24 - Innovation
    #33 - Fun
    #39 - Community
    #47 - Humor
    14.

    Windows | OS/X | Linux | Mediafire | Source

    A turn-based 4-person strategy game. The aim is to explore the entire island while doing your best to obstruct the other players from doing ...
    #11 - Audio
    #13 - Graphics
    #14 - Community
    #14 - Overall
    #21 - Innovation
    #22 - Fun
    #28 - Theme
    15.

    Source

    You are a member of an advanced alien race. You have entered a portal which you hope will lead you across the universe and back to your home ...
    #8 - Innovation
    #11 - Fun
    #15 - Overall
    #25 - Theme
    16.

    Windows | OS/X | Linux | Source

    Read the readme.txt.
    -Runs on Windows, Linux, Mac OSX
    -Download about 6 MB (osx and linux binary incl.)

    ...
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    #12 - Fun
    #16 - Overall
    #17 - Innovation
    #37 - Community
    17.

    Windows

    I made this in a few hours using Game Maker 7.

    Explore the cave and try to find the ten different endings. Press enter to start again onc ...
    #7 - Humor
    #10 - Fun
    #17 - Overall
    #34 - Theme
    #43 - Graphics
    18.

    Windows | Source

    Well, what is there to be said... Lost? can pretty much be summarized as a cross between Knytt Stories and Metroid. Actually, it took inspir ...
    #8 - Audio
    #16 - Fun
    #18 - Overall
    #32 - Graphics
    #42 - Theme
    #45 - Humor
    19.

    Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web

    (The game was made in Flash and should run almost anywhere without problems)

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    You wake up dreaming of her. ...
    #12 - Audio
    #17 - Community
    #19 - Overall
    #19 - Innovation
    #26 - Graphics
    #31 - Theme
    #42 - Coolness
    #46 - Fun
    20.
    TIE

    Windows

    3 Hours before the end of Ludum Dare, I call my game finished.

    It's very experimental and I believe a lot of people won't get it. Would I ...
    - Coolness
    - Audio
    #4 - Innovation
    #20 - Overall
    #25 - Theme
    #30 - Community
    20.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    This is a game about exploring a dream as you try to wake up - your shape changes from dream level to dream level as the dream evolves.

    T ...
    - Graphics
    #7 - Audio
    #20 - Overall
    #29 - Humor
    #33 - Coolness
    #41 - Fun
    20.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    This is my first time with the Ludum Dare game compo, so I definitely made some rookie mistakes. I didn't get to implement everything I want ...
    - Coolness
    #6 - Community
    #8 - Graphics
    #20 - Overall
    #35 - Fun
    #41 - Theme
    #47 - Innovation
    23.

    Web

    Well, I ended up finishing and posting it. It's very very incomplete, but hey, at least it's playable.

    There's a fair amount going on und ...
    #21 - Fun
    #23 - Overall
    #32 - Innovation
    #40 - Community
    #47 - Theme
    #48 - Graphics
    24.

    Windows | Web | Source

    Ok. Here is my entry.
    Basically it is kind of casual space exploration game with one session lasting approximately 3 minutes.
    In it you ...
    #12 - Innovation
    #13 - Theme
    #14 - Fun
    #24 - Overall
    25.

    Web | Source

    This is a one-button game with two actions:
    When you PRESS any key you jump.
    When you LET GO of the button you use your special power.

    ...
    - Innovation
    #18 - Fun
    #25 - Overall
    #41 - Audio
    #47 - Coolness
    26.
    TIE

    Windows | OS/X | Linux | Source

    The aim of this game is to fly around and not die really. Collect keys so that you can pass through the electric fence things. If you have t ...
    #26 - Overall
    #27 - Graphics
    #30 - Fun
    #32 - Audio
    26.
    TIE

    Windows

    You are a newborn alien on a tiny planet. That's pretty much all you need to know, have fun exploring! Made with MMF2, source included.

    S ...
    #15 - Graphics
    #24 - Fun
    #26 - Overall
    #33 - Theme
    28.

    Windows | Web | Source

    My game is called Tree, and you have to explore what to do to it. :) I guess every game in existence fits the theme if you think about it.
    ...
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    #20 - Fun
    #23 - Innovation
    #28 - Overall
    #28 - Graphics
    #44 - Audio
    #48 - Humor
    29.

    Windows

    SOURCE CODE: http://cactusquid.com/games/expfps.gmk


    Warning: Flashing lights and colors!!

    Explore the unexplored.

    Controls: WASD ...
    #13 - Innovation
    #18 - Graphics
    #19 - Audio
    #29 - Overall
    30.

    Windows | Source

    Requires XNA redistributables - see my site at http://sites.google.com/site/haitaka/ludumdare16/ for details. Will only run well if you have ...
    #14 - Graphics
    #25 - Community
    #30 - Overall
    #37 - Theme
    #42 - Coolness
    #46 - Fun
    31.

    Windows | Source

    Move with arrows. Explore the very strange place you've ended up in.

    Made with ruby, gosu and chingu. sounds with sfxr.

    The day after ...
    #6 - Humor
    #15 - Fun
    #31 - Overall
    #37 - Coolness
    #37 - Graphics
    #47 - Community
    32.

    Web (Flash) | Source

    Good god, at last.

    Used Flixel for this, my first time with it. Love it, though it took me quite a while to make it do what I wanted (spe ...
    #11 - Innovation
    #32 - Overall
    #46 - Theme
    33.

    Windows | Windows mirror

    Explore exactly 100,000 straws of a haystack to find a needle that makes it wither.

    Become worlds best haystack explorer!!!

    ...
    - Coolness
    #8 - Humor
    #8 - Innovation
    #9 - Audio
    #33 - Overall
    #38 - Graphics
    34.

    Windows

    move around 15 floors of the dreaded tower to get money and treasure chests!

    everything works now! (i hope) enjoy the game!

    Game Creat ...
    #12 - Audio
    #23 - Theme
    #27 - Fun
    #34 - Overall
    35.
    TIE

    Windows | OS/X | Source

    (OSX version is 10.5+ w/ Intel only)

    Controls are:

    UP/DOWN to move forwards/backwards
    LEFT/RIGHT to turn
    SPACE to automatically move ...
    - Coolness
    #4 - Audio
    #7 - Innovation
    #35 - Overall
    #38 - Theme
    35.
    TIE

    Web | Source

    Well, it's not quite what I was hoping for, but I was able to get it to a more or less playable state, so here's the LD16 version of "Ruins" ...
    #27 - Coolness
    #27 - Fun
    #35 - Overall
    #44 - Theme
    #49 - Audio
    37.

    Windows

    Tomb thief is about a suicidal thief who is trapped in a tomb but wants to collect as much loot as possible before he dies. (Ideally he woul ...
    #12 - Graphics
    #37 - Humor
    #37 - Overall
    38.
    TIE

    Windows Bugfix | Linux Bugfix (x86) | Original Entry

    CollabRL is an attempt to make a multiplayer roguelike in which the players can edit the world around them. I didn't get as fancy edit cont ...
    - Innovation
    - Coolness
    #22 - Humor
    #38 - Overall
    38.
    TIE

    Web

    ...
    #12 - Fun
    #38 - Overall
    #46 - Innovation
    38.
    TIE

    Web | Web (zip archive) | Source

    This is a game about finding a new home. It's very hard to win (you'll need a lot of luck). I hope you like it anyway.

    The game itself ...
    #23 - Theme
    #30 - Coolness
    #35 - Fun
    #37 - Innovation
    #38 - Overall
    38.
    TIE

    Web | Source (.as files)

    You're lost and need to find your way home. You are a bat and can only see through the use of echolocation. Send out sonar pulses and naviga ...
    - Coolness
    #22 - Theme
    #22 - Community
    #27 - Audio
    #29 - Innovation
    #36 - Graphics
    #38 - Overall
    #43 - Humor
    38.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    Windows only, Made in Game Maker ...
    #7 - Community
    #16 - Theme
    #22 - Humor
    #27 - Fun
    #38 - Overall
    43.
    TIE

    Web

    There is darkness everywhere. Use your light bullets to find the way and destroy all enemies to escape. ...
    #8 - Community
    #31 - Fun
    #43 - Overall
    #48 - Innovation
    43.
    TIE

    Windows(flash) | Web | Source

    Platformer about exploration of person's mind, memories and pains.
    Created in Flixel with use of Flan for level 'painting' and paint.net + ...
    #14 - Theme
    #22 - Community
    #22 - Humor
    #26 - Innovation
    #43 - Overall
    #46 - Graphics
    #47 - Coolness
    43.
    TIE

    Web

    This is not a game in the traditional sense. Every ending is the same, and that's part of the point...

    Northern Spy is a short contempla ...
    #9 - Graphics
    #22 - Innovation
    #37 - Audio
    #43 - Overall
    46.

    Windows | OS/X | Linux | Source

    ...Deeper is an exploration-only roguelike. Descend into a dark cavern in search of treasure, using your torch to light the way. If you can ...
    #18 - Audio
    #20 - Theme
    #38 - Community
    #43 - Innovation
    #46 - Overall
    47.

    Web | Source

    Soundscape is an experimental exploration game where you must navigate and exit an unknown area using only your hearing.

    Beeps indicate d ...
    #4 - Theme
    #5 - Innovation
    #28 - Audio
    #47 - Community
    #47 - Overall
    48.
    TIE

    Web | Source

    You are charged by Henry V with finding the Northwest Passage.

    Good. Freaking. Luck.

    I have no idea if this is beatable, and I haven't ...
    #17 - Humor
    #17 - Theme
    #33 - Innovation
    #48 - Overall
    48.
    TIE

    Source | Windows

    You are a militar, prisoner behind the enemy lines. Tomorrow you will be executed because you know too much. When a guard brings you your la ...
    #32 - Fun
    #38 - Innovation
    #48 - Overall
    48.
    TIE

    Windows | OS/X | Web | Source

    Not a lot of fun but I lost a lot of time trying to use Unity since I had no previous experience with it but really.... Unity is AWESOME! :D ...
    #11 - Graphics
    #35 - Humor
    #37 - Coolness
    #40 - Audio
    #48 - Overall
    48.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    Game made with Game maker.
    Font made with fontstruct.
    Sounds made with SFXR.

    Based in the human Circulatory system. Save your dying hea ...
    #13 - Humor
    #29 - Graphics
    #40 - Innovation
    #42 - Coolness
    #47 - Theme
    #48 - Overall
    #49 - Audio
    #50 - Fun

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