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    Ludum Dare 18

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

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    Web | Source

    Fly your ship around the enemies to fling them at each other. Made with Flixel. ...
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    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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    #18 - Community
    #21 - Overall
    #27 - Graphics
    #33 - Fun
    #40 - Theme
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    TIE

    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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    4.

    Play online | Timelapse | Source

    Java 1.5 is required, the game is played as an applet in a webpage. ...
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    5.

    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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    #24 - Coolness
    #27 - Community
    #37 - Overall
    #47 - Humor
    6.
    TIE

    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
    #6 - Humor
    #18 - Fun
    #22 - Overall
    6.
    TIE

    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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    #16 - Audio
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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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    #8 - Innovation
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    #41 - Graphics
    9.

    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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    #31 - Overall
    #32 - Theme
    10.

    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 ...
    - Theme
    #10 - Innovation
    #19 - Overall
    #21 - Fun
    #37 - Humor
    11.

    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 ...
    #11 - Innovation
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    #27 - Coolness
    #33 - Fun
    #44 - Graphics
    12.
    TIE

    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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    #6 - Overall
    #12 - Innovation
    #13 - Community
    #31 - Fun
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    #50 - Coolness
    12.
    TIE

    Windows | OS/X | Web | Source - scripts only | Full Source

    Mixing colors by shooting your color gun through your colored enemies!
    Also my first Ludum Dare entry :)

    There are no tutorial levels, s ...
    - Coolness
    #12 - Innovation
    #13 - Community
    12.
    TIE

    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 ...
    #12 - Innovation
    #23 - Community
    #27 - Overall
    #48 - Fun
    15.

    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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    #7 - Overall
    #15 - Innovation
    #28 - Coolness
    #47 - Humor
    16.
    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 ...
    - Community
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    #15 - Audio
    #16 - Innovation
    #20 - Coolness
    #22 - Fun
    #31 - Graphics
    #40 - Humor
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    TIE

    Windows | Web | Source

    Attach the bodies of sword-monsters to a giant spinning wheel of death. Survive 8 waves of enemies to win the game.

    To attack an enemy, y ...
    #16 - Innovation
    #28 - Coolness
    #38 - Theme
    18.

    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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    #18 - Innovation
    #37 - Graphics
    #40 - Coolness
    19.

    Web | Source

    Please spend 30 seconds reading the instructions! You can then read the tips after you've played a bit, if you like.



    I really wanted ...
    #8 - Community
    #19 - Innovation
    #40 - Coolness
    #49 - Theme
    20.

    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 ...
    - Coolness
    - Fun
    #4 - Overall
    #13 - Audio
    #18 - Graphics
    #20 - Innovation
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    21.

    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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    22.

    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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    23.

    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
    24.
    TIE

    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
    #26 - Graphics
    #28 - Overall
    #32 - Fun
    #37 - Coolness
    24.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    This started out as a Glorious Trainwrecks entry, so it has that two-hour-game quality, but it ended taking me 26 hours. Wheeeee~

    It's a ...
    #24 - Innovation
    26.

    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 - Audio
    27.

    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 ...
    #5 - Fun
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    #10 - Audio
    #11 - Overall
    #20 - Coolness
    #27 - Humor
    #27 - Innovation
    28.
    TIE

    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? ...
    #24 - Coolness
    #26 - Overall
    #28 - Fun
    #28 - Innovation
    #38 - Community
    28.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    REQUIREMENTS:

    A PC with a DirectX9 capable graphics card
    DirectX9 runtime
    SlimDX runtime (included in installer)
    .NET 3.5 runtime (inc ...
    #28 - Innovation
    30.

    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
    31.
    TIE

    Web | Source

    The game is very short but fun.
    This is my first LD. Have mercy. ...
    #24 - Humor
    #31 - Innovation
    31.
    TIE

    Web | Source

    In this game, I was trying to play upon the theme of 'enemies as weapons' by questioning exactly who your enemies are, and whose enemies you ...
    #31 - Innovation
    33.
    TIE

    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
    #20 - Audio
    #33 - Innovation
    33.
    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
    #15 - Theme
    #18 - Overall
    #27 - Graphics
    #31 - Humor
    #32 - Community
    #33 - Innovation
    35.

    Play | Source

    A simple shoot 'em up, in which the enemies shoot themselves up.

    [Note: The larger the browser window, the lower the framerate, unfortuna ...
    #35 - Innovation
    36.

    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
    #33 - Humor
    #36 - Innovation
    #40 - Coolness
    #45 - Overall
    #45 - Graphics
    37.

    Windows | XNA 3.1 | .Net 3.5 | Story | Source

    The story (which is an important part of the game) is here:

    http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/2010/08/22/singularity-smash/

    and the scre ...
    #37 - Innovation
    #37 - Theme
    38.

    Windows | Source

    Here is my final entry, broken as it might be.



    You are Brian Inajar the Brain In A Jar (hilarious!)

    The object of the game is to k ...
    #18 - Humor
    #38 - Innovation
    #46 - Community
    #46 - Theme
    39.
    TIE

    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 ...
    #5 - Graphics
    #9 - Theme
    #22 - Fun
    #24 - Overall
    #39 - Innovation
    39.
    TIE

    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!

    ...
    #37 - Overall
    #37 - Fun
    #39 - Innovation
    39.
    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. ...
    #8 - Community
    #13 - Overall
    #19 - Fun
    #24 - Audio
    #27 - Graphics
    #35 - Theme
    #39 - Innovation
    42.

    Windows + Source

    Constatine Sucks is a platformer based on sucking souls, and using their abilities. For example, blue souls let you jump higher, and red sou ...
    #42 - Innovation
    #44 - Fun
    43.
    TIE

    Windows | Source | Crappy Gameplay Video

    edit: Added a bugfix after deadline: probability of trust tower was calculated wrong. Was fixed by changing a single character. The rest is ...
    #19 - Community
    #40 - Coolness
    #43 - Innovation
    43.
    TIE

    Web | OS/X | Windows | Source | Time Lapse

    Pilot the mouse chopper! Take out your rivals the cats!

    Use the Arrows or WASD to control the helicopter.

    Use your hook to automatica ...
    #7 - Humor
    #32 - Theme
    #43 - Innovation
    45.

    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
    #17 - Graphics
    #19 - Community
    #37 - Overall
    #42 - Audio
    #45 - Innovation
    #48 - Fun
    46.

    Windows | Source

    This is my first time participating in Ludum Dare and hence I of course estimated time requirements badly. I live and learn though!

    In Cl ...
    #15 - Theme
    #46 - Innovation
    47.

    Web | Source

    I kind of just wanted to make an entry, but I ended up getting bored kind of bored with it, and I suck with art, you can actually tell about ...
    #47 - Innovation
    48.

    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 ...
    #18 - Graphics
    #34 - Overall
    #38 - Audio
    #43 - Fun
    #45 - Humor
    #48 - Innovation
    49.

    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
    #35 - Graphics
    #49 - Innovation
    50.

    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 ...
    #15 - Graphics
    #34 - Audio
    #35 - Overall
    #50 - Innovation
    #50 - Fun

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