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A curated list of awesome PICO-8 resources, carts, tools and more
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Placeholder dump of pico-8.txt! (Proper manual coming soon).
by Neko250. Based on the official manual, with edits where found appropriate.
This document is here to help folks with a proficiency in Lua understand the limitations and discrepencies between Lua and PICO-8's Lua.
A reduced cheat sheet in a printable format. German and English version available.
A list of general purpose tricks and techniques for saving tokens in PICO-8.
A little tutorial to use the Newgrounds medals system with PICO-8
Making audio with PICO-8.
A quick introduction to PICO-8 writing a game from scratch.
Screencaptures of writing a Spaceshooter game step by step.
cards which code fits in a tweet (really useful to learn some fun techniques).
the search is not 100% accurate, but some of those cards features some nice tricks you can re-use in your future code.
Converts Pico8 graphics from/to PNG
Tools and Python libraries for manipulating Pico-8 game files. http://www.lexaloffle.com/pico-8.php
PICO-8 cartridge downloader
Download & automatically rename Pico-8 carts from the Lexaloffle BBS threads
🕹 Responsive post-processing for #pico8 web player
⚡ PICO-8 testing framework
A Pico-8 library of useful common functions.
Provides Lua built-in functions to pico8.
A programming tool that replaces the lua code in pico-8 cartridges (p8) with the code you write in P8Coder.
An opinionated set of Pico-8 helpers
Deploy Pico-8 Carts as Standalone Applications on Desktop 🖥️(Electron) and Mobile 📱(Ionic) 📦👾
A build system for pico8 games, using gruntjs
A tiny scene-entity-component library created for the PICO-8 fantasty console.
A small library of tweening/easing functions for use in the PICO-8 fantasy console, inspired by Robert Penner's easing functions.
👾 PICO-8 dependency manager
Midi to PICO-8 converter
External sprite editor compatible with Pico-8 and PicoLove.
Compilation of works assest and tools using the PICO-8 palette.
A simple and clean template, that fixes issues with fullscreen, mouse and just looks nice.
Text Editors Language Support
Basic support for PICO-8 *.p8 files in Visual Studio Code
Syntax file for Pico-8
Hacks - undocumented PICO-8 features
Four effects that can only be applied by modifying memory (with demo).
Articles & Posts
A great introduction to PICO-8 by @ABrugsch.
Pico-8 Reimplementation in Love2D
LIKO-12 is an open source fantasy computer made using LÖVE.
Unicorn Console: create quick game !