A Game By Its Cover 2018: Fingerolympics

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“Fingerolympics” by Luis Díaz Peralta & Valo. “[Eleven] legit sports for [one to nine] players [or] fingers[.] […] Try to beat your highscores.” Whether you are playing this crazy physics game called “Fingerolympics” alone or with up to nine people, …
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Ludum Dare 41: Toodee and Topdee

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“Toodee and Topdee” by dietzribi & Kajnoon. “What happens when a platform game and a top down game are combined?” At first glance, the two-dimensional and three-dimensional platformer games do not seem to be really compatible with each other, …
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Ludum Dare 41: Tempo Quest

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“Tempo Quest” by Bruno de Chazelles, Alexis de Chazelles & Théo Moyen. “[A roguelike] mixed with [the] Dance [Dance Revolution] mechanic[.]” The most wonderful thing about “Tempo Quest” is the smooth rhythm gameplay. You have to play your instrument …
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Ludum Dare 41: Paddle Pals

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“Paddle Pals” by Mors, Darkonius Mavakar & CosmicGem. “Break bricks, solve puzzles, push blocks, hit switches and go through [twelve] levels that combine tight platforming level design with classic [“Breakout”] action!” This cute looking game called “Paddle Pals” …
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Jam for Change: #ART

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“#ART” by Luis Díaz Peralta. “Make art with up to [eighteen] players and fill an art gallery as you listen to classical music[.]” In “#ART”, it does not matter if you are a genius artist or if you can …
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Ceci n’est pas un jeu 2018: 动力场

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“动力场” by Martian’s Parlor Entertainment (Pierre Bernon, Colin Thil & Zhaoran Li). “An abstract cooperative platformer experience[.]” In this exploration platformer called “动力场”, you have to control some kind of pink clam, but also the platformer elements themselves. While the …
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Ludum Dare 38: Our little island

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“Our little island” by Rick Hoppmann, Asmo & TrisNQuads. “Two […] brothers [try] to build […] a new garden on a little island. But they can only succeed if they work together.” “Our little island” is a …
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Ludum Dare 38: Obelisk

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“Obelisk” by Joram Vandemoortele, Stroeckx & Sooi Cherchye. “[A] puzzle game that is built up from [nine] chunks. Chunks have bridges that drop down when they align with each other. Two lit chunks can be swapped with each …
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Ludum Dare 38: Echo Lands

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“Echo Lands” by Tijmen Tio. “[A] roguelike game where the land you stand on gets smaller everytime you get hit. When you fall off you lose.” “Echo Lands” is a hilarious game, which reminds me a bit of the …
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