Pico-8

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Pico-8
PICO-8 logo.png
Developer(s) Lexaloffle Games
Available in Lua
Type Virtual machine
Website www.lexaloffle.com/pico-8.php

The Pico-8 (stylized as PICO-8) is a virtual machine created by Lexaloffle Games. It is designed to mimic a "fantasy video game console".[1] The coding is accomplished through a Lua-based environment,[2] in which users can create sounds, sprites, maps, and games. The game's and the program's interface are limited to a 128x128 pixel, sixteen-color display.[3] The PocketCHIP miniature computer ships preloaded with Pico-8.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Debock, Arnaud (August 2015). PICO-8 Zine #1. Retrieved November 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ Wawro, Alex (May 3, 2016). "PICO-8 'fantasy console' to become an actual handheld console -- sort of". Gamasutra. UBM TechWeb. Archived from the original on November 17, 2016. Retrieved November 17, 2016. 
  3. ^ Hossam, Mostafa (August 16, 2016). "Alone in the Dark is still creepy in its brightly-colored remake". Kill Screen. Archived from the original on November 17, 2016. Retrieved November 17, 2016. 
  4. ^ "PocketCHIP online documentation". Next Thing Co. Retrieved 19 January 2017. 

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