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    Ludum Dare 18

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

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    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 ...
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    #50 - Coolness
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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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    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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    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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    5.

    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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    6.

    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 ...
    #6 - Graphics
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    #12 - Humor
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    7.

    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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    8.

    Web | Source

    Press Z to cast a spell and X to cycle spells. Move with the arrow keys. ...
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    TIE

    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 ...
    #9 - Graphics
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    TIE

    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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    TIE

    Windows | Web | Source

    Arrows keys to move
    Z to push away enemies
    X to pick up/ throw a small enemy

    The gameover screen is wrong u have to press Z not spaceba ...
    #9 - Graphics
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    12.

    Web | Source

    This is a game about something, but I'll leave it to you to interpret. I'm not happy with some of the text, but it was very rushed. I thin ...
    #12 - Graphics
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    #33 - Innovation
    13.

    Windows | Web | Source

    Full title: "Wherein obstacles should be avoided and thereafter repurposed as weapons - IN SPACE"

    Sadly has no sound at all. ...
    #13 - Graphics
    14.

    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 ...
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    TIE

    Flash | Source

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

    This is my first entry in Ludum Dare!

    You ...
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    #44 - Audio
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    15.
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    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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    #50 - Fun
    17.

    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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    TIE

    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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    TIE

    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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    TIE

    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 ...
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    21.

    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
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    #31 - Community
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    22.

    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. ...
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    23.

    Windows | OS/X | Timelapse | Web | Source

    Exterminate! Exterminate!

    INSTRUCTIONS (please read, the game isn't really self explanatory):

    So you have to destroy all the robots to ...
    #23 - Graphics
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    24.

    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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    25.

    Windows | Web | Source

    Retro-styled platformer/puzzle where the main character has the ability to temporarily control the enemy robots. Certain robots have abiliti ...
    #18 - Audio
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    26.

    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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    27.
    TIE

    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 ...
    - Innovation
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    27.
    TIE

    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
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    #44 - Overall
    27.
    TIE

    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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    TIE

    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 ...
    #14 - Fun
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    TIE

    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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    TIE

    OS/X | Windows | Source (Ruby+Gosu)

    Multicolored zombies, everywhere! And only one man is man enough to handle this! It's Mr Monocle! And he knows the art of fisticuffs!

    "I ...
    - Humor
    #14 - Audio
    #30 - Community
    #30 - Fun
    #31 - Graphics
    #50 - Coolness
    33.
    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
    #33 - Graphics
    #48 - Overall
    #49 - Audio
    33.
    TIE

    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 ...
    - Fun
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    TIE

    Web | Source | Source, again, just in case

    flashdevelop, flixel, flan
    2 levels

    also used lots of code from http://wiki.github.com/AdamAtomic/flixel/seifer-tims-tutorial-part-2#pla ...
    #26 - Fun
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    35.
    TIE

    Web (Flash) | Source

    A cutie cupid came down and he found a kissing couple. ...
    #35 - Graphics
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    37.
    TIE

    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 ...
    - Coolness
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    #12 - Community
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    37.
    TIE

    Web | Source

    Make sure to keep the compliments and to send back those hurtful words! Reject the insults!

    Background: I'm visiting a friend this weeken ...
    #11 - Humor
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    37.
    TIE

    Web | Source

    Arrow keys to move, ram a ship as the pod to control it, Z to eject and go back to pod. Whenever you see a new enemy, eject and capture it, ...
    #12 - Theme
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    37.
    TIE

    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 ...
    - Theme
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    #37 - Graphics
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    41.
    TIE

    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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    41.
    TIE

    Local play (r-click and save) | Online | Post-compo download | Post-compo online | Source

    Pick up a star to be able to megaman-load and shoot. Jump on moving guys to pick them up and throw them, r to restart. Jump on walls to gain ...
    #41 - Graphics
    #43 - Humor
    43.

    Web | Source

    Use the Z and ARROW keys to move.
    Collect heads to shoot with and to use as armor.
    The game ends when the core gets damaged.

    Tools Used ...
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    44.

    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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    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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    45.
    TIE

    Windows | Source | Timelapse

    Rotate the world around you and avoid getting killed by your enemies, take them down and use them to relodad yourself.

    Note: rotating and ...
    #15 - Community
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    TIE

    Windows | OS/X | Source

    Dead End inc.

    You can also get it from github if you want, http://github.com/PhilCK/LD18.

    I wanted to do more with the sounds but simp ...
    #5 - Humor
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    47.
    TIE

    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
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    #40 - Coolness
    #45 - Overall
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    47.
    TIE

    Java (Web/JAR/Source) | Timelapse

    *** IMPORTANT ***
    FreeHostia seems to redirect to the main page when clicking on the direct links!! JAR/Source direct links removed for thi ...
    #24 - Coolness
    #47 - Graphics
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    TIE

    Windows | Time Lapse | Source

    The aim of the game is to trick the enemy into killing themselves and each other using the Illusion based skills of the character.

    The fi ...
    #23 - Innovation
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    #40 - Coolness
    #41 - Humor
    #47 - Graphics

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