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    Ludum Dare 18

    August 20th-23rd, 2010
    Theme: Enemies as Weapons

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    Windows | OS/X | Web | Source

    FAIL-DEADLY designed and developed by Josh Sutphin.
    More stuff: http://www.third-helix.com

    So this is basically a simple RTS where you p ...
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    Windows (Rar) | Windows (Zip) | Source | Timelapse

    So, after tireless effort, I'm finally done.

    SOME NOTES:
    -The game uses surfaces to draw the view, if your video card doesn't support wh ...
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    Play online | Timelapse | Source

    Java 1.5 is required, the game is played as an applet in a webpage. ...
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    Original | Play Fixed Version | Timelapse | source

    Manipulate gravity to cause shapes to crash into each other.
    Make sure you don't run into any of them!

    The mouse controls the player.
    C ...
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    5.

    Windows


    Unarmed and Dangerous!

    Written for Ludum Dare #18 (Theme: Enemies as Weapons)

    By bluescrn (dave@bluescrn.net / www.bluescrn.net)

    ...
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    6.

    Windows | OS/X | Linux/Source

    Inspired by Jeff Vandermeer's Ambergris. You are tasked with exploring a cavern filled with strange and exotic fungi. Can you scan all the ...
    - Graphics
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    #13 - Community
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    7.

    Play it in FLASH | Play it for N64 | Source Code

    Use the arrow keys.

    Goal #1: Stay alive. Use left, right, and up arrows (or Z) to move and jump around.

    Goal #2: Wreck enemies. Use do ...
    #6 - Theme
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    8.

    Web | Source | Playthrough Video | Timelapse

    I typically make non-violent games, so getting a theme like this threw me initially. I did find a concept that I liked in the end, and I'm ...
    #4 - Community
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    9.

    Windows | Source

    It's finally done...

    Should work in most Windows machines, although I only tested it with Windows 7 (64-bit)... But all the code is prett ...
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    10.

    Windows | OS/X | Jam version | Web | Source

    You have no weapons and are attacked (for no reason?) by evil robots. Avoid the robots and trick them to crash into each other! (you can eve ...
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    11.

    Official LD18 Entry | Continued Development | Source

    In Money Thief, you must steal money!

    In order to avoid detection, you must become the ultimate weapon: The enemy.

    To compound the mat ...
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    12.

    Web | Jam Version

    Arrow keys to move, Z to grab, P to pause, M to mute. ...
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    13.

    Web | Source

    Ugh. Infiltrator is done.

    Story: Two armies have invaded your homeland and laid it to waste: The Red Wolf Army and the Blue Star PMC. ...
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    14.

    Web | Source | Gameplay Trailer | Post-Compo Version

    This game was created for the 18th Ludum Dare 48 hour game competition. The theme was "Enemies as Weapons". Development took 26 hours from A ...
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    15.

    Web | Windows | Source and Assets

    Here it is my friends!

    This game is called Leave Me Alone; it's about those sad times when life feels overwhelming.

    Goal: Entice the t ...
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    #26 - Innovation
    #26 - Audio
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    TIE

    Windows | Web | Source

    aim the flashlight with the mouse
    WASD to move
    SPACE toggles flashlight
    R forces a respawn
    X to start game, and to close messages

    Pre ...
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    Windows

    Arrow keys to move and jump. Land on enemies, pull them around and force them into the ground to make them shoot each other.

    Infinite arc ...
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    18.

    Windows | OS/X | Online High Scores | Source

    ========== IMPORTANT ===========
    * 24 Aug: Fixed another crash (when you died + didn't get a highscore). Also changed the name to gnorf2.ex ...
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    Windows | Source

    Strongmen! (with vital exclamation mark) is a tactical strategy game in a similar vein to games like Civ and XCOM.
    Except you have no weapo ...
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    #37 - Humor
    19.
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    Web (Applet) | Source | Timelapse | Playthrough

    Use your mouse and keyboard to control your spaceship and beam up the floating alien spheres, and use their evil against them!

    5 levels o ...
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    21.

    Web (Unity) | Windows | OS/X | Source

    Get people to do what you want, by lying to them!

    Click on folks to add them to a sentence, and then add in insults or complements.

    St ...
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    22.

    Web | Source

    A simple little arcade game made with Flixel. One level, endless.

    You have to dance around (cursor keys), flinging your partner (hit spac ...
    #6 - Innovation
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    23.

    Flash Game | Timelapse | Gameplay Video

    Just gotta say I loved this compo. Sure im tired and abit stinky but I love the sense of achievement!

    BTW I have blogged about my entry h ...
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    Windows | Source

    Andrew The Angry Salmon is a puzzle platformer. Adrew shoots rockets with his dual bazookas. Aim your rockets to nuclear Jellos to explode t ...
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    Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web | Source

    Defeatall the forms of the your alien nemesis by using the mouse to guide your ship around this twisted shmup.
    Gravitate enemies towards y ...
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    26.

    Web | Source

    You have the power to make enemies explode with but a thought. Can you escape the 12 levels and become the Master Exploder? ...
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    27.

    Windows and Source | Timelapse | Post-compo (win)

    Hi guys, here is my entry!
    My second Ludum Dare ended up with me making this baby.

    The theme was 'Enemies as weapons", which i played ar ...
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    28.

    Windows | Web | Source

    Build a giant amoeboid castle out of the remains of your defeated opponents.

    <arrows> or <w, a, s, d> to move
    <mouse> to fire

    Enemy c ...
    #24 - Innovation
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    #37 - Coolness
    29.

    Windows

    Use your enemies' heads to score and kill more enemies.

    I make code and music, you can't expect me to be good at graphics too. ;) ...
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    30.

    Web | Source

    Prot is a Flash platformer. Knock all of the enemies out of each level - you can pick up and throw smaller enemies to knock out bigger ones. ...
    #22 - Graphics
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    #44 - Theme
    31.

    Windows

    Tested on Windows XP SP2.

    Use WASD keys to move, mouse to aim.
    The object is to lasso other enemies and throw them
    as projectiles, in o ...
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    Web | Source | Timelapse

    Arrow keys move.
    Up, z, or c to jump.
    X or space to pick up the guy you are standing on.
    X or space again to throw.

    You can touch the ...
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    #9 - Theme
    #12 - Community
    #21 - Audio
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    #37 - Graphics
    #38 - Fun
    32.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    Correct title is "Super Thwackswinger" (it wouldn't fit).

    Grab enemies with a grappling hook! Smash and destroy!

    An updated version of ...
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    34.

    Windows | Source

    You are one small Bobblehead trapped in a blue world full of mines! All your friends heads have grown to enormous sizes. You have to help th ...
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    #45 - Humor
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    TIE

    Web | Source

    An arena shooter, where you must lead your purple guys into battle against the orange guys.

    Your shots will turn enemies into explosive s ...
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    Windows | Linux | Source

    (Disclaimer: This is a long game, I decided to make a whole RPG with a beginning, middle and end. As a result I have been unable to test it ...
    - Humor
    #8 - Audio
    #21 - Graphics
    #31 - Community
    #35 - Overall
    #41 - Fun
    37.
    TIE

    Windows | Linux

    You play as a firefighter, fighting his greatest enemy... Fire (You didn't see that coming?). His weapon of choice? Fire (Again, really I ...
    #5 - Innovation
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    #27 - Community
    #37 - Overall
    #47 - Humor
    37.
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    Windows Installer | Windows Zip | OS/X | Linux | Website

    CHASSIS COMMANDER!

    Marooned on an unknown planet!

    CHASSIS COMMANDER!

    His only weapon, a hoverbike with a malfunctioning weapon!

    ...
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    Web | Source

    Yay my first ActionScript thingie :)

    but, to the point...

    Your farm has been overridden by some strange space zombie chickens. Destroy ...
    #8 - Humor
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    #37 - Overall
    #42 - Audio
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    40.

    Windows

    PIXELSPACE sees you shooting infected green pixels whilst avoiding their attacks. Guide them into colliding into one another to earn ammuni ...
    #39 - Fun
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    41.

    Windows | Source

    This...

    is...

    Bouncing Bellyfloppers! Your mission is to constantly relocate our Mark IV Velocity Reversal Devices (or VRD's) in order ...
    #28 - Audio
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    #49 - Humor
    42.
    TIE

    Windows | Web

    Introduction
    ------------
    In PSI keepers you control a special PSI powered unit with the arrow keys
    (or WASD). There will be many suicide ...
    #13 - Theme
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    Flash | Source

    Move using the WASD keys, suck enemies into your cannon with the space bar and aim and fire with the mouse at other enemies. Once all enemie ...
    #15 - Theme
    #18 - Graphics
    #29 - Humor
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    #50 - Fun
    44.

    Web | swf | Source | Gameplay dissection

    Controls:
    WASD or Arrows to move.
    Mouse to aim, fire and control the camera.
    E to pick up an enemy.

    When the blocks are falling:
    W or ...
    #27 - Graphics
    #30 - Innovation
    #39 - Audio
    #42 - Humor
    #44 - Overall
    45.
    TIE

    Kongregate | Mirror | Source | Timelapse

    Mouse to move. Don't let the asteroids hit Earth!

    Created with FlashPunk using Box2D for physics. Rendering done partially with FlashPunk ...
    #15 - Fun
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    #36 - Innovation
    #40 - Coolness
    #45 - Overall
    #45 - Graphics
    45.
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    Windows | OS/X | Linux | Jam (Windows/OS X) | Source

    A glowy mashup of pool, putt-putt golf, and air hockey. If you create new courses in the editor, please upload them to the server so other p ...
    #5 - Community
    #29 - Audio
    #29 - Fun
    #40 - Coolness
    #45 - Overall
    #47 - Graphics
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    Windows | Web Site | Enhanced (post-deadline) | Source

    My entry is called "Protractor", it's a katamari shmup! You WILL need the latest version of DirectX! Update if you see a missing dll error ...
    - Coolness
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    #43 - Community
    #45 - Overall
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    Flash | Source

    BOMBCRASH
    by Xander Davis - www.xanderdavis.com
    FlashBuilder 4 + ActionScript 3.0 + Flixel

    This is my first entry in Ludum Dare!

    You ...
    #15 - Graphics
    #28 - Coolness
    #44 - Audio
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    48.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    Hi!
    This is my entry for LD18!

    Made with C++, ClanLib, Paint.Net, Inkscape and Fruityloops!

    You play a sole survivor on a ship, with ...
    #8 - Community
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    #49 - Audio
    50.

    Windows (compo version, with source) | Windows (post-LD version)

    Move your ship with the arrow keys or WASD, move the mouse to aim, left click to fire. Your ship's weapons are powered by the sound made by ...
    - Coolness
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