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But be warned: There are a lot of entries to play. Ludum Dare 30 is in the bag, and so are a bunch of cool new games and prototypes from developers worldwide. Ludum Dare 30 includes the 48-hour Compo and the 72-hour Jam, both with the theme "Connected Worlds." This all went down over the weekend,...

August 26th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Ludum Dare, the 48-hour game jam series that's resulted in games like Gods Will Be Watching and McPixel, has begun its 30th iteration, and already there are more than a dozen entries being worked on. The theme this year: connected worlds. It's hard to get a sense for what any of these may ever tur...

August 23rd 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The latest online game jam in the popular Ludum Dare series carries the theme "beneath the surface," and recently ended with a total of 2,497 entries, 1,493 of which were created in 48 hours for the two-day competition. One entry comes from Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson, and is called D...

May 1st 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Daniel Haazen won the Ludum Dare 28 compo challenge – the 48-hour, solo competition – with his game, One Take. It turns players into camera operators on a series of movie sets, with the director's cues on one side and a limited amount of time to zoom in, move the camera and get the perf...

January 16th 2014 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The massive, two-pronged game jam Ludum Dare 28 started and ended this weekend, and the completed games are up for judging now, for 19 more days. The theme this year was "You only get one." Ludum Dare comprises two, simultaneous game-making marathons: one solo, 48-hour jam with prizes, and one team...

December 19th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Gods Will Be Watching was a Ludum Dare game jam project that had players survive 40 days in a virus-prone, wintry forest with crew members teetering on the edge of insanity and no contact to the outside world – unless you fixed the radio. Maybe. Developer Deconstructeam took this original...

August 4th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Dream Fishing is a first-person fishing game built in Unity. It runs in browser or as a client on PCs, Macs and Linux machines, and was built by Sophie Houlden over the course of 48 hours for the most recent Ludum Dare. In unspecific terms, Dream Fishing is the gaming equivalent of a warm mug of ch...

May 1st 2013 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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Industry veteran and outspoken Duke Nukem co-creator George Broussard sets his sights on the indie-focused Ludum Dare competition with The Road, a side-scrolling browser game that reflects on the futility of existence. Ludum Dare is an online game jam held every four months in which indie creators...

April 30th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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As one of Team Meat's "Caturday" teasers, the team announced Steam support for Mew-Genics. The game was previously announced for iOS.Team Meat also took a moment to discuss the history of Mew-Genics, noting that the project has been in development for 18 weeks. It started as a Ludum Dare 24 challen...

February 3rd 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The relaxed version of Ludum Dare 25 ends today, while the 48-hour game jam closed out yesterday, and all this means that there are some brand spankin' new indie games you can play right now. Most developers are now posting links to their jam games, both in download and browser form, on the Ludum D...

December 17th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Ludum Dare, a massive online game jam currently on its 25th iteration, is going on right now, but won't be for much longer. Ludum Dare 25 began on December 14 with the theme, "You are the villain" (We didn't want to tell you, but you totally are. Pity, that).Ludum Dare 25 consists of the strict, 48...

December 16th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments