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    Ludum Dare 19

    December 17th-20th, 2010
    Theme: Discovery

    More Info: /ludum-dare-19-has-begun/

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    1.

    Play (Flash) | View timelapse | Source

    You are a pygmy from the paleolithic period and you accidentaly open a breach through time to modern days. This is a good opportunity to dis ...
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    2.

    Windows + src

    In a nutshell:
    In this game you discover the joy of experiencing furballs florlicking on a safari trip.

    Plot:
    Your father sent you to ...
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    #5 - Community
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    #19 - Fun
    3.

    Web | Source

    As always, I refuse to do the most direct, obvious meaning of the theme. I try to find some other way of interpreting the words, so I end u ...
    - Humor
    #16 - Fun
    #20 - Audio
    #31 - Overall
    #47 - Theme
    4.

    Web | Seahorseasaurus wants to challenge you to a dance-off! | Source

    Build up your dinosaur and then challenge other people to a dance-off!

    I would like to eventually add some bonuses for challenging others ...
    #4 - Humor
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    #35 - Overall
    #47 - Fun
    5.

    Web | OS/X | Windows | Source

    Adventuring around dungeons may be the most exciting way to discover something new, but it's possibly not the most practical. Who's really b ...
    #5 - Humor
    #13 - Theme
    #26 - Overall
    #40 - Fun
    6.

    Windows | Source

    My first entry into Ludum Dare!

    Didn't get too much time to work on it because of stuff going on IRL. But there's about 12-16 hours effor ...
    #6 - Humor
    7.

    Web | Jam Version | Source

    This is a dance platformer written in Flash, for the competition. All legit.

    Followed the "misheard theme" approach that I also used in L ...
    #7 - Humor
    #8 - Audio
    #11 - Fun
    #18 - Overall
    #23 - Coolness
    #24 - Theme
    #27 - Innovation
    #47 - Graphics
    8.

    Web

    A very short but fun Point n' Click adventure game. Yay!

    This was LOTS of fun to make, so I'm gonna expand this game dramatically. ...
    - Audio
    #8 - Humor
    #15 - Graphics
    #35 - Overall
    9.

    Windows | OS/X | Linux

    There are some bugs obviously,
    You might need to install openAL (provided in the zip file),
    Keys are w/a/d left/right/up and mouse clicks ...
    #9 - Humor
    #24 - Community
    10.

    Web | Source

    You are in charge of the newly established American Space Exploration Program. Your job is to launch volunteer spacemeats into new and fasci ...
    #5 - Fun
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    #10 - Humor
    #12 - Audio
    #16 - Theme
    #27 - Innovation
    #29 - Graphics
    11.

    Windows | Source

    Don't take this game seriously. I know that this game will make you think about life in a different way, but don't take it to seriously. If ...
    #11 - Humor
    12.

    Web | Timelapse | Source

    Objective: Use the given clue to discover which picture you need to reveal on the cubes. Rotate the cubes to display the picture before time ...
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    #12 - Humor
    #13 - Audio
    #25 - Fun
    #36 - Community
    #45 - Overall
    13.

    Windows | OS/X | Source

    use A, S and D for attacks
    theme was meant to be discovery of gameplay elements, but now it is story based (what little story exists) ...
    #13 - Humor
    #41 - Audio
    14.

    Web | Source

    I had a blast at my 1st Ludum Dare! I created all artwork (mostly photos... set the camera on timer mode and took some of myself as you will ...
    #10 - Graphics
    #14 - Humor
    #20 - Theme
    #40 - Audio
    15.

    Windows

    Audio_Chef is a physics-based memory game.

    There are several robots who want to eat 2 unspecified items.
    Use your gravity gun to propel ...
    #4 - Audio
    #14 - Fun
    #15 - Humor
    #18 - Community
    #20 - Overall
    #25 - Innovation
    16.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    Plot: You are an alien therapist from outer space hired to clean your patients minds from traumas. Armed with your therapeutic cannon, you a ...
    #6 - Audio
    #7 - Fun
    #10 - Graphics
    #16 - Humor
    #21 - Overall
    #48 - Community
    16.
    TIE

    Web (Flash) | Source | Timelapse / gameplay | Post-compo version

    Take the role of a secret agent in this thrilling game.
    Features 5 levels and an original soundtrack.

    Instructions:
    Use the arrow keys ...
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    #16 - Humor
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    #26 - Graphics
    #27 - Fun
    #36 - Community
    18.
    TIE

    Online | Walkthrough | Direct Link | Source File

    This is my first Ludum Dare, convinced by a (currently ill) friend that I should give it a shot. So here it is!

    I intend to put this game ...
    #18 - Humor
    18.
    TIE

    Web

    A memory/match game that's ugly as sin. ...
    #18 - Humor
    #41 - Community
    20.

    Windows | OS/X | Linux/Source

    Here's a thing. Discover it. ...
    #13 - Innovation
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    #22 - Audio
    #27 - Community
    #41 - Coolness
    #46 - Graphics
    21.

    Jam Version | Web | Source

    this one time, a bear was looking to steal my food. it didn't find food though, it discovered me. it then tried to nom the back of my head. ...
    #21 - Humor
    22.

    Windows | OS X | OS X (alt) | OS X post-compo bug fix | Source

    You play a lizard who runs around in a cave eating flies that represent parts of random Wikipedia articles. Why? PLAY TO FIND OUT. (You will ...
    - Coolness
    #22 - Humor
    #25 - Innovation
    #50 - Audio
    23.

    Windows | OS/X | MegaUpload mirror | Source

    Lord Annex wants to find out about an ancient civilization! Can you help him?

    Use mouse for controls

    Finished the game, though not com ...
    #23 - Humor
    24.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    Hello, here is the first game I have ever made, for your enjoyment! It is called Pickup.
    The object is to discover how to pickup a woman. ...
    - Coolness
    #24 - Humor
    24.
    TIE

    Web1 | Web2 | Source

    Use arrow keys to move(UP to jump), Z for kick, X for hammer. I try to approach the theme in a wordplay way but my English sucks and I don't ...
    #10 - Fun
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    #24 - Humor
    #27 - Coolness
    #31 - Graphics
    26.

    Windows (.exe) | Source (.gmk)

    I had so much more planned for this but didn't have time to put everything in, so the game is pretty short unfortunately. I also didn't have ...
    #20 - Graphics
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    #26 - Humor
    #35 - Overall
    #49 - Innovation
    27.

    Web | Source

    A small platformer, where you explore an even smaller world :)

    Should work without problems in Chrome Web Browser. ...
    #27 - Humor
    #40 - Graphics
    28.

    Windows | Web | Source

    I will admit, it's still broken and I disabled one of the silly minigames due to a bug I couldn't hunt down, but hey... if you wanna waste s ...
    #28 - Humor
    29.
    TIE

    Windows | Timelapse (spoilers) | Source

    Short game made in 8 hours.

    Controls are Arrow Keys and X.

    Written in D using OpenGL, GLFW and FMod. Sound effects from sfxr.

    Only ...
    #4 - Theme
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    #10 - Overall
    #27 - Coolness
    #29 - Humor
    29.
    TIE

    Windows

    Use 'wasd' or arrow keys to pilot the Space Shuttle on its last voyage. Turn with the left and right arrows. Move forward with the up arro ...
    #29 - Humor
    29.
    TIE

    Timelapse | Web | Source

    FAQ (don't read until you've played through the game) : http://www.stanford.edu/~grantm/spoilers.html


    My first LD entry, finished with ...
    #14 - Overall
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    #19 - Audio
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    #32 - Theme
    #46 - Coolness
    32.

    Windows

    Only had a few hours unfortunately as you can tell, but was a great first Ludum Dare regardless. I will definitely be participating in the f ...
    #32 - Humor
    33.

    Windows | Source

    Welcome to my game, The Amazing Discovery of a Blob Named Harold! Play as Harold, discovering strange areas, falling into lava. I hope you l ...
    #33 - Humor
    34.

    Web (Unity) | Windows | OS/X | Source | Post-Compo

    You are the captain of the SPACEBRICK - Smashology research vessel. Your mission is to discover new things to smash, new ways to smash them ...
    #21 - Community
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    #33 - Fun
    #34 - Humor
    #38 - Graphics
    35.

    Windows | Game Jam Version | Source

    Clear your mental fog to discover the coffee before your coffee meter runs out (use arrow keys to move). Avoid the spikes. It gets harder ...
    #26 - Audio
    #35 - Humor
    36.

    Windows

    well...I really didn't get as far as I wanted, but hey, it's my first one soo, next time I'll know.

    Slept too much and took way too much ...
    #36 - Humor
    37.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    This is my terribly minimilistic entry. I didn't have alot of time to devote so I was going for as simple as possible. The game is spelling ...
    #34 - Innovation
    #37 - Humor
    37.
    TIE

    Windows | Web | Source

    This is a Browser only entry, all you need is a html5 capable browser.
    Move by wasd.
    All people talk to you when you're near them.
    If y ...
    #17 - Innovation
    #23 - Coolness
    #28 - Theme
    #37 - Humor
    37.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    Venture into the insane genetic laboratory! Splice creatures together and discover new breeds of them!

    (It feels more of a toy for now... ...
    #37 - Humor
    #43 - Coolness
    #43 - Audio
    37.
    TIE

    Windows

    The game isn't finished, however it is playable; and fun!

    Because there is one level it is VERY VERY hard. So stay with it. In addition, ...
    #8 - Community
    #21 - Fun
    #27 - Graphics
    #37 - Humor
    #44 - Overall
    37.
    TIE

    Windows | OS/X | Windows (Post comp) | OS/X (Post Comp) | Source

    Enter a world of excitement and danger as you help a lonely janitor with back problems save the world from an army of evil robots.

    TIPS: ...
    #29 - Fun
    #37 - Humor
    37.
    TIE

    Windows (with source)

    Case Closed is written in BlitzMax using an ASCII graphics engine of my own creation. Play the game and discover what really happened! ...
    #10 - Graphics
    #19 - Theme
    #35 - Overall
    #36 - Community
    #37 - Humor
    #43 - Innovation
    37.
    TIE

    Download (Zip - Windows only - Source included)

    Well, I was short on time so I made a little maze / exploration game. Of course, since the theme is discovery, finding your way out of the m ...
    #24 - Theme
    #37 - Humor
    #45 - Fun
    #48 - Overall
    37.
    TIE

    Source (700k) | Windows (8mb) | Jam (16mb)

    Hey, if you win this game, can you post whether you figured out the great secret on your own, or if you had to purchase it? I'm just curious ...
    #12 - Theme
    #37 - Humor
    #45 - Fun
    37.
    TIE

    Web | Source

    Alternate name: DINO-MIGHT

    A very unpolished game, unfortunately. But due to sleeping badly last night, I have to submit the game in its ...
    #31 - Graphics
    #37 - Humor
    #44 - Fun
    46.

    Windows | OS/X | Linux | Web | Source

    A game about a megalomaniac machine, a spaceship and lots of buttons! Everyone loves pushing buttons and seeing what happens, no?
    I used Ha ...
    #31 - Innovation
    #31 - Coolness
    #46 - Humor
    47.
    TIE

    Windows

    Lurker is a top down stealth action game. Avoid being discovered by the guards using your sword, shurikens, and teleporting skill!
    Source a ...
    #41 - Fun
    #47 - Humor
    47.
    TIE

    Web | Source

    The game's basic mechanics are to light the entire screen. The puzzle comes in with the limited resources of your lamps, and the various tr ...
    #47 - Humor
    47.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    "Fate of Mankind" is a little side-scrolling platformer game.
    Your goal is simple: discover who you are. Following the traces of someone th ...
    - Theme
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    #5 - Fun
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    #23 - Innovation
    #33 - Audio
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    47.
    TIE

    Web (dropbox) | Source | Web (swfcabin)

    Find treasures and discover the really really huge level! ...
    #11 - Community
    #47 - Humor

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