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    Ludum Dare 20

    April 29th-May 2nd, 2011
    Theme: It’s Dangerous to go Alone! Take this!

    More Info: Ludum Dare 20 Has Begun! (Keynote), Theme Voting Results.

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    1.

    Web | Source

    You are a wizard, which is awesome. Unfortunately you owe the Mafia 500,000 gold which needs to be repaid. Thus, you help adventurers with t ...
    - Theme
    #11 - Innovation
    #11 - Humor
    #15 - Overall
    #29 - Community
    #50 - Audio
    2.

    Windows

    It's not really that dangerous. Honestly ...
    - Theme
    #14 - Humor
    #43 - Innovation
    3.

    Windows | Web | Source

    Wise Man's Wisdom Emporium and Item Dispensary: Take It Take It Take This!
    One man's journey to give everyone what they want, or at the ver ...
    - Theme
    #10 - Humor
    #49 - Innovation
    4.

    Windows | Source

    Finished just in time.

    You want to visit Grandmother before she dies. However, the road is blocked, so you must take a detour through the ...
    - Overall
    #4 - Theme
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    #5 - Graphics
    #11 - Fun
    #25 - Innovation
    #34 - Coolness
    5.

    Competition version | Final version (coming soon) | Source

    VIGILANCE has no preloader and it's 5MB with the music, so it might take a while to load. Thanks for your patience!

    Controls are: arrow k ...
    - Humor
    - Coolness
    - Fun
    - Overall
    #5 - Theme
    #8 - Audio
    #16 - Graphics
    #34 - Innovation
    6.

    Web | Engine/IDE | Source

    A short adventure about a boy and a kitten solving puzzles together to return home.

    Technical Requirements: A Modern Browser, Google Chro ...
    #6 - Humor
    #6 - Theme
    #29 - Overall
    #34 - Coolness
    #45 - Fun
    7.
    TIE

    Windows | Windows (Post Comp) | Mac (Post Comp)

    *** Mac versions uploaded! Literally my first Mac program ever, so please report any bugs!

    New, post-comp (72 hour) version available:
    _ ...
    #5 - Humor
    #7 - Theme
    #16 - Fun
    #29 - Overall
    #35 - Audio
    7.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    I'm a first time Ludum Darer. In fact, this is the first game I'm publishing! I use Game Maker, so there's only the Windows version. The gam ...
    #7 - Theme
    9.

    Web | Source

    Hi, I worked pretty hard on this. I think it's worth playing.

    Controls are explained in-game, except "r" restarts a level.

    I have a ti ...
    #7 - Audio
    #9 - Theme
    #11 - Overall
    #14 - Humor
    #17 - Innovation
    #28 - Graphics
    #31 - Fun
    10.

    Windows | OS/X | Linux

    A not very serious visual novel. (Apologies for the sketches, I didn't have time to tidy and colour them, but wanted to get them in the game ...
    #8 - Graphics
    #10 - Theme
    #26 - Overall
    #26 - Humor
    11.
    TIE

    Windows | Windows (Graphic fix) | Source

    You control two characters at once. Each character has different abilities. For example the girl, Gem, can jump high and swim in water, but ...
    - Coolness
    #11 - Theme
    #15 - Overall
    #16 - Community
    #20 - Fun
    #28 - Graphics
    #30 - Innovation
    11.
    TIE

    Windows | OSX | Linux

    The arctic research station has suffered a power failure and chaos has taken over. Find the backup power core to restore order.

    You'll ne ...
    #11 - Theme
    #30 - Community
    #40 - Graphics
    #48 - Humor
    13.

    Windows | Web | Source

    Take the role of a greedy merchant and sell weapons to heroes that want to save the kingdom!

    Use mouse and keys 1,2 & 3 to navigate aroun ...
    #11 - Overall
    #12 - Innovation
    #13 - Theme
    #15 - Fun
    #28 - Community
    #38 - Graphics
    14.

    Windows | Source

    My first ludum dare and it was an ordeal, but a blast!
    In this game, you pilot a lady who cannot venture to a public restroom alone! Arro ...
    - Humor
    #14 - Theme
    #19 - Overall
    #27 - Coolness
    #41 - Fun
    15.

    Web | Windows | Dev Blog | Source

    The King is Dead!

    Let all men of ambition take up the trial of the Ascent of Kings!

    You are the youngest of four brothers. Your father ...
    #15 - Theme
    #21 - Community
    #40 - Graphics
    16.

    Web | Source Folder

    Well, oh boy. Dangerous Dan. Graphics and music are shit, programming is shit, but I'd be damned if it doesn't make you laugh at least once. ...
    #16 - Humor
    #16 - Theme
    17.

    Windows | Source

    A strange, silly game where you play as a slightly deranged man, in a strange world, in a desperate attempt to save yourself from a helpful ...
    #17 - Theme
    #45 - Audio
    18.

    Play! (official version) | Play! (enhanced version) | Video timelapse | Source

    I really enjoyed doing this one, even if I got lost completely on the first day, wandering between ideas. Finally, a friend of mine pointed ...
    - Community
    - Overall
    - Graphics
    #10 - Fun
    #18 - Theme
    #42 - Innovation
    19.
    TIE

    Web | Source

    Use the arrow keys. Kill all the enemies to continue to the next room.

    One of my less complete LD games, but I think it shows some promis ...
    #19 - Theme
    19.
    TIE

    Windows | Web | Source

    Very short game made with Inform. ...
    #19 - Humor
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    Windows | Windows V2 | Timelapse | Source

    Was so tired when I first submitted this I didn't add a comment.
    Didn't manage to finish as much as I wanted, wanted to get more levels in, ...
    #19 - Theme
    22.

    Web | Source

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    Play | Source

    Well, It was a real pleasure to participate the Ludum Dare Competition for the second time !

    It was very funny, tiring, instructive and i ...
    #23 - Theme
    #25 - Graphics
    #31 - Community
    23.
    TIE

    Web | Cross-platform (.swf) | Source (.as)

    CONTROLS:
    LEFT / RIGHT - walk
    SPACE - jump
    X - clone
    Z - attack

    According to the LD20 theme, "It's dangerous to go a ...
    #9 - Community
    #23 - Theme
    #24 - Audio
    25.

    Play in your browser | Source

    The Legend of Old Man!

    It's adventure o'clock, and Old Man is late! Player characters from all over are gathering to hear your sage advic ...
    #8 - Humor
    #25 - Theme
    #27 - Coolness
    26.
    TIE

    Windows

    After coming so far, link finds that he is so close to the castle, yet must overcome a few obstacles. With the help of his trusty cape, he s ...
    #26 - Theme
    #36 - Audio
    #41 - Humor
    26.
    TIE

    Windows | Source | XNA 4 Redist

    Never Go Alone - Choose a companion and fight your way through a vicious* labyrinth filled with monsters and treasure*! Compare your perform ...
    #22 - Innovation
    #26 - Theme
    28.

    Windows | Timelapse | Bugfix version | Bugfix version source | Source

    Covenant presents:

    AN OLD MAN AND HIS QUEST
    ------------------------

    A Ludum Dare 48-hour Competition Game


    ********************* ...
    #4 - Community
    #22 - Graphics
    #27 - Humor
    #28 - Theme
    #31 - Overall
    #34 - Coolness
    29.
    TIE

    Windows

    This game is not very self explanatory.

    Story:
    You are an ugly life insurance salesman, and you must purchase gifts for your trophy wife ...
    - Innovation
    #4 - Humor
    #18 - Overall
    #24 - Coolness
    #26 - Fun
    #29 - Theme
    29.
    TIE

    Web | Jam | Source

    *If you are voting, please click the "Web" link for the competition version!*

    *If you are not voting, try the "Jam" link.*

    This is an ...
    #29 - Theme
    29.
    TIE

    Web (Bug Fixes) | Web (Original) | Timelapse | Source

    IMPORTANT: If you're playing the updated version, and you get stuck in an unwinnable situation, pressing the R key on your keyboard will tak ...
    #18 - Community
    #29 - Theme
    #48 - Overall
    #50 - Coolness
    32.

    Windows | OS/X | Linux | Time Lapse | Windows (old ATI drivers)

    You're given plenty of things in this game, including Cornelia. But whether she stays with you depends on what you do...

    Unzip the file, ...
    - Graphics
    #7 - Humor
    #7 - Overall
    #10 - Audio
    #32 - Theme
    #39 - Community
    #41 - Coolness
    33.
    TIE

    Windows | Non-HiDef | Source

    Heroic Cat! Is a hero!

    Be a heroic cat on an epic escort quest!

    Note: Requires XNA 4.0 to be installed. Grab it here: http://www.micro ...
    #11 - Community
    #18 - Humor
    #33 - Theme
    #38 - Fun
    33.
    TIE

    Web | Source

    Just one thing:

    I apologize for what you are about to play.

    Controls:
    Sometimes mouse, somtimes cursor + spacebar (Sorry!)

    Every t ...
    - Humor
    #33 - Theme
    #41 - Coolness
    33.
    TIE

    Windows

    A short and slightly strange platforming game with equal parts puzzle-solving and exploration. Made with Game Maker 8.1, so runs on Windows. ...
    #33 - Theme
    #39 - Community
    #41 - Fun
    36.
    TIE

    HTML5(Play Online) | ZippedHTML5 | Homepage | FireFox3 optimized

    (FireFox 3.x has performance problems. I got them partially fixed in the FF3 version but if you can, then use another browser)

    Take the s ...
    #19 - Graphics
    #36 - Theme
    #50 - Innovation
    36.
    TIE

    Windows | Source

    A platform game where you control a miner trying to navigate his way out of a mine. Visibility is almost zero so you have to rely on your .B ...
    #13 - Audio
    #26 - Innovation
    #36 - Theme
    36.
    TIE

    Source | Windows

    Edit4:

    Gah - Firefox reloaded a tab with the edit-entry page in it, and re-submitted my entry with nothing filled in! Putting it back how ...
    #20 - Humor
    #21 - Community
    #31 - Fun
    #36 - Theme
    #50 - Coolness
    39.
    TIE

    Windows/OS/X/Linux | Source | TimeLapse

    In CatTroller your mission is to get to Ludum Dare #20. You will start off the game by seeing a cat and the cat will give you the CatTroller ...
    #39 - Theme
    #44 - Humor
    39.
    TIE

    Web | Kongregate | Walkthrough | Timelapse | Twitter

    Just a routine graveyard shift at the old research hospital, until something goes horribly, horribly awry.

    Directional keys to move, mous ...
    - Coolness
    #6 - Audio
    #9 - Graphics
    #13 - Overall
    #33 - Community
    #39 - Theme
    41.
    TIE

    Windows | Web | Source

    Fiat Lux is a cross between side-scrolling shooter and Pipe Dream. To win, you need to pipe a beam of light to the end of the level while gu ...
    #34 - Overall
    #38 - Innovation
    #41 - Theme
    #47 - Graphics
    41.
    TIE

    Windows + Source

    To my knowledge, this is the first complete LD48 entry done in the Haskell language. This was my first time participating in the Ludum Dare. ...
    #8 - Community
    #31 - Audio
    #41 - Theme
    41.
    TIE

    Linux, OS/X, Source | Windows | Timelapse

    God, I wish I had more time...
    This is not finished: I planned to do multiple levels and stuff, but programming the level editor took way t ...
    #41 - Theme
    #46 - Audio
    41.
    TIE

    Web | Timelapse | Web (bug fix) | Twitter | Source

    If you're voting, use the normal link, but if you're just playing for fun, use the "bug fix" link. It fixes a few bugs with just about every ...
    #12 - Community
    #28 - Fun
    #38 - Innovation
    #40 - Overall
    #41 - Theme
    41.
    TIE

    Web | Source

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    #7 - Graphics
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    41.
    TIE

    Web | Source (ld20.zip warning!) | Post-compo (Kongregate)

    This was supposed to play a bit like Jazz Jackrabbit (obviously it doesn't).

    It's a platformer reverse bullethell shmup.

    There are t ...
    - Community
    #9 - Fun
    #23 - Overall
    #41 - Theme
    #43 - Audio
    #47 - Humor
    47.

    HTML5 | Source | HTML5 (Fixed)

    A simple racer where the goal is to stay close to your opponents in order to survive.

    Please note that this game works best in Firefox.
    ...
    - Coolness
    #27 - Innovation
    #47 - Theme
    48.
    TIE

    Windows | OS/X | Linux | Source

    You will need at least Java 5 installed. Execute the "game" by double clicking the "cuboc.jar" file or starting it from the command line via ...
    #47 - Innovation
    #48 - Theme
    48.
    TIE

    Web | Source

    Monophobia is a game about not going alone, greet people and make them your friends, in the end of the day your results will help you level ...
    #20 - Graphics
    #27 - Innovation
    #40 - Overall
    #48 - Theme
    #48 - Community
    48.
    TIE

    Web | Source | Timelapse | Post Mortem | Post-Compo Version

    Torch is a simple platformer that I've whipped up for LD#20. Use the arrow keys to move/jump. Avoid obstacles and make your way down to your ...
    - Coolness
    #48 - Theme
    48.
    TIE

    Web | Source

    Yhn is a platformer game starring Yhn.

    Made using Flashdevelop, Flixel, SFXR, PXtone, Paint.net and Char Maker 1999.

    Controls:
    Z: JUM ...
    - Coolness
    #48 - Theme
    #48 - Overall
    #49 - Fun

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