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Offline HeroesGraveDev

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« Posted 2014-08-15 05:25:16 »

Ludum Dare 30 is next weekend.

For those who don't know, Ludum Dare is a huge competition where you have 48 hours to make a game solo. There is also a jam run along side that has more relaxed rules, goes 72 hours, and you can work in groups etc.

For more info, read the rules linked to below.

Theme voting starts next week.

Links
Competition Site
Rules & Guide
Previous Competitions

Good Luck.

(Yes, I copy-pasted most of this from a previous LD thread I made)

Offline PandaMoniumHUN

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« Reply #1 - Posted 2014-08-15 07:52:37 »

My father's big birthday party is on that weekend. This is what I was talking about when I said LD timings are never good for me. Meh.
I'll still try to participate (even though more than half of my saturday will be "lost"), I'll just make sure to set my goals to be realistic and actually finish something this time around. Wink

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Offline KevinWorkman

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2014-08-15 16:25:29 »

Nice. I'm probably in.

I've been completely rewriting my little hosting/tutorial website, with the plan of unveiling the overhaul a week from today. I thought Ludum Dare was 2 weeks away. Not sure if that's good timing or bad timing!

I'm hoping to do a little platformer with libGDX and Box2D. Hopefully that's the start to some kind of reusable framework that I can build on in subsequent game jams.

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Offline hwinwuzhere
« Reply #3 - Posted 2014-08-18 14:12:13 »

I'm in! First time.

Gonna do the jam with a class mate of mine.
Prolly using slick2d Grin

Good luck everyone who is watching/participating!

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Offline ForeseenParadox

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« Reply #4 - Posted 2014-08-18 15:10:34 »

It's on the weekend before school starts for me, so my dev time on Sunday will be cut down. Sad
Offline ABOODYFJ
« Reply #5 - Posted 2014-08-18 15:55:27 »

I'll probably do it if I have the time Smiley
Offline SHC
« Reply #6 - Posted 2014-08-18 16:10:56 »

I'm not, wanting to do, but unable, had exam on 23rd and 25th. I'll be participating in the next compo, in December.

Offline CogWheelz
« Reply #7 - Posted 2014-08-18 16:36:16 »

School tomorrow. Luckily, Ludum Dare is on Friday.
Offline Longarmx
« Reply #8 - Posted 2014-08-18 16:43:25 »

I'll be in (hopefully). I just realized that I haven't completed a Ludum Dare since LD #23! Shocked

Offline jmguillemette
« Reply #9 - Posted 2014-08-18 17:37:19 »

i may join. would be a great test for my homebrewed game engine thats finally maturing...

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« Reply #10 - Posted 2014-08-18 17:53:49 »

I'll probably enter too, my first one(the previous LD) seemed to go fairly well.
Offline death_angel
« Reply #11 - Posted 2014-08-18 18:16:02 »

Unfortunately I will not be able to participate  Sad

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Offline thedanisaur
« Reply #12 - Posted 2014-08-18 21:23:40 »

I think I may join, it seems pretty daunting  Tongue

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Offline HeroesGraveDev

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« Reply #13 - Posted 2014-08-18 22:06:29 »

Theme voting is open.

Vote up the ones you like and downvote to oblivion the ones that are horrible (looking at you, "Break the Rules").

Offline JVallius
« Reply #14 - Posted 2014-08-19 08:37:22 »

I consider to join in, especially if it's going to rain the whole weekend. My first LD, can't wait.  Grin

Offline wessles

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« Reply #15 - Posted 2014-08-19 17:16:54 »

I may go. Hopefully I won't fall victim to 'feature-adding-syndrome' yet again  persecutioncomplex.

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Offline CogWheelz
« Reply #16 - Posted 2014-08-19 20:42:23 »

My father's big birthday party is on that weekend. This is what I was talking about when I said LD timings are never good for me. Meh.
I'll still try to participate (even though more than half of my saturday will be "lost"), I'll just make sure to set my goals to be realistic and actually finish something this time around. Wink

My moms' birthday is around that time as well
Offline Slyth2727
« Reply #17 - Posted 2014-08-19 21:43:08 »

School just started and all them AP classes are piling on a lot of homework. Like, a lot.
Next time maybe....
Offline Longarmx
« Reply #18 - Posted 2014-08-19 22:06:00 »

The first LD warmup that I've ever completed. Get it while it's hot (Parallel Worlds flavor!)

https://www.dropbox.com/s/d32za02udt3oa0t/LD%2030%20Warmup%20Parallel%20Worlds.zip



Before any questions are asked: Yes, you are a carrot... Potato related items are for the actual LD.  Wink

Now, a quick storyline!
 - You are a carrot whose soul has been divided across universes.
 - You must unite with your other half so that you may fulfill your destiny!

Game Includes:
- Graphics!
- Bugs (6 Hours of work)!
- 4 Feature Filled Levels!

Edit: Here's the Ludum Dare link if you're interested: http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-30-warmup/?action=preview&uid=12688

Offline trollwarrior1
« Reply #19 - Posted 2014-08-21 07:47:39 »

@Longarmx

The game is amazing Cheesy
Offline GNecro1
« Reply #20 - Posted 2014-08-21 07:56:28 »

I won't be able to join!  Emo They are making me go to a lake, A LAKE!!!!!Why  Clueless ? I am depressed!  Cry

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Offline JVallius
« Reply #21 - Posted 2014-08-21 21:50:05 »

Is everybody on the floor?
We put some energy into this place!
I want to ask you something: are you ready for the Ludum Dare?!
I want to see you sweat!
I said: I want to see you sweat!
Yeeah...
Hyper! Hyper!

Offline Longarmx
« Reply #22 - Posted 2014-08-21 22:11:19 »

The game is amazing Cheesy

Wow! Thank you!  Cheesy

Offline SauronWatchesYou

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« Reply #23 - Posted 2014-08-22 08:27:45 »

Not sure if i'll be taking part in this LD; I have the time available this weekend, i'm just not feeling up to it. Hopefully I can get some motivation before it starts Pointing

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Offline HeroesGraveDev

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« Reply #24 - Posted 2014-08-22 21:02:32 »

Unfortunately, due to school and other things, I'm going to miss out on anything from 5-10 hours. :/

Of course that's not going to stop me.

People entering (especially first timers) should join the JGO IRC channel. It'll make the experience more fun.

Offline CogWheelz
« Reply #25 - Posted 2014-08-22 21:17:24 »

join the JGO IRC channel. It'll make the experience more fun.

IRC? What is that?
Offline PandaMoniumHUN

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« Reply #26 - Posted 2014-08-22 21:30:06 »

Hah. Youngsters. Cheesy

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Offline CogWheelz
« Reply #27 - Posted 2014-08-22 21:36:40 »

Hah. Youngsters. Cheesy


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Offline PandaMoniumHUN

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« Reply #28 - Posted 2014-08-22 21:59:55 »

No problem.
Jokes aside, if you're really interested in learning what's IRC you can always look it up on Google. Briefly, it's a messaging application layer that works using channels and allows communication with large groups of people. Generally anyone can freely enter or leave the channels. It was really popular in the early 2000s (and before) and while it's still commonly used nowadays it's losing it's popularity. It's mostly used by us - geeks or nerds, whatever you prefer - and not by the average desktop users. Smiley

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Offline CogWheelz
« Reply #29 - Posted 2014-08-22 22:06:20 »

 Emo I actually know what you're talking about. I'm too lazy to type words on Google.
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