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Ludum Dare 26: The winners

Ludum Dare 26: The winners

May 22, 2013

Ludum Dare (to give a game in Latin) was founded by Geoff Howland, and held it’s first competition in April 2002. For those unfamiliar with the event, it’s a 48 hour solo competition that challenges game developers to create a game centered around a core theme that is selected through a series of community votes. Ludum Dare 26, once again attracted developers from all sides...

Ludum Dare 26 Preview

Ludum Dare 26 Preview

Apr 29, 2013

Ludum Dare the recurring competition where you’re encouraged to make a game from scratch in 48 hours, happened again this weekend. The latest competition was the 26th and was held from the 26th of April until the 29th and the theme these talented developers had to illustrate in their efforts was Minimalism. The accelerated game development event has just finished collecting games...

Evoland Review

Evoland Review

Apr 25, 2013

We first heard of Evoland during Ludum Dare 24, the accelerated video game development competition where the participants are given 48 hours to create a game from scratch fitting a theme announced at the start of the contest. The contest’s theme was evolution and through 1400 participants it was Nicolas Cannasse’s effort that gained the top spot among other talented...

Evoland now available for PC and Mac

Evoland now available for PC and Mac

Apr 5, 2013

Following its approval by the Greenlight Community, French based indie studio Shiro Games has just announced that its action-adventure game Evoland, an enhanced version of the winner of the 24th Ludum Dare competition, is now available on Steam for both PC and Mac, for €9.99 / £6.99. Evoland is an action-adventure game where you start back pre-Zelda on a very old monochromatic...

Ludum Dare 25: The winners

Ludum Dare 25: The winners

Jan 14, 2013

Ludum Dare (to give a game in Latin) was founded by Geoff Howland, and held it’s first competition in April 2002. The latest competition was the 25th , and was held from December 14th until the17th, 2012. Ludum Dare 25, once again attracted developers from all sides of the industry, students, hobbyists, industry professionals from many well respected game studios, as well as many...

Ludum Dare 25 preview

Ludum Dare 25 preview

Dec 18, 2012

Ludum Dare is a 48 hour game programming competition, in which you have 48 hours to make a game from scratch on a particular theme which gets released as soon as the competition starts. Then everyone starts at the same time when the theme gets announced, and must complete the game as possible over the next two days. The people who submitted games then get to vote on all the other...