It's hard to get a sense for what any of these may ever turn into, but so far there's quite a variety on display. One game positions players as an octopus who discovers life outside the water, while another calls itself a "radial platformer." Yet another game challenges players to manage a worldwide social network, connecting virtual populations to each other. The screenshot you see above is from an in-development civilization-building game from Benjamin Soule.
Ludum Dare 30 concludes August 25.