Curated list of awesome lists
A curated list of PICO-8 resources, tutorials, tools and more. Inspired by the awesome list thing. You might also like awesome-lua and awesome-love2d.
PICO-8 is a fantasy console for making, sharing and playing tiny games and other computer programs. When you turn it on, the machine greets you with a shell for typing in a subset of Lua commands and provides simple built-in tools for creating your own cartridges.
Text Editors Language Support
You might be interested to install pico-8 programming fonts they support the pico-8 custom characters as well as various fonts (bitmap and regular anti-aliased fonts). Check the BBS thread here.
How to install the font(s):
Linux: copy the files on ~/.fonts and
sudo fc-cache -f -v
Windows: copy the files on c:/windows/fonts/
Hacks - undocumented PICO-8 features
Mouse - How to retrieve mouse coordinates (with demo).
SFX Modifications - Four effects that can only be applied by modifying memory (with demo).
Tracker State/Audio Memory Locations - How to access and modify audio data as it is playing.
PocketC.H.I.P - A portable mini-computer, a game console, a portable synthesizer and a Linux field terminal with PICO-8 pre-installed.
Articles & Posts
pico chat - A bite-sized podcast about Pico-8 and other tiny games.
TIC-80 by Nesbox - Tiny Computer, available on HTML 5, Windows, Linux 32/64bit, Android & MacOSX
PicoLove - Pico-8 Reimplementation in LÖVE.
LIKO-12 - An open source fantasy computer made using LÖVE with 96kb RAM.
PX8 - Open Source Fantasy Console (128x128 pixels) in Rust (with Python/LUA code support).
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