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Author Topic: PICO-8 : Fantasy console  (Read 29007 times)

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Offline Juju

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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #15 on: April 16, 2015, 05:11:17 pm »
Yeah, that looks pretty fun, can't wait to see it released.
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #16 on: April 16, 2015, 05:16:30 pm »
I see why you can be excited to get your hands on, you LÖVE lua, right! ;)
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #18 on: April 16, 2015, 06:54:17 pm »
Looks nice.
Definitly going to put that on one of my Pi's.
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #19 on: April 16, 2015, 07:02:47 pm »
This looks really cool and I can't wait to try it.
Try asking Lexaloffle then ;) But make sure you give feedback, alpha testing is crucial!
I can wait unless he actively wants alpha testers.
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #20 on: April 17, 2015, 02:37:51 am »
Try asking Lexaloffle then ;) But make sure you give feedback, alpha testing is crucial!

How would I contact him for an alpha version? I can test on a mac and nspire (linux :) )
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #21 on: April 17, 2015, 11:30:15 am »
I think you could do it via Twitter at https://twitter.com/lexaloffle but Twitter lacks any private message notifications if I recall correctly. Maybe he has a website?
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #22 on: April 17, 2015, 12:07:38 pm »
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #23 on: April 17, 2015, 12:19:38 pm »
I think you could do it via Twitter at https://twitter.com/lexaloffle but Twitter lacks any private message notifications if I recall correctly. Maybe he has a website?

I don't have twitter

Of course.

Thanks, I found his email on the site.
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #24 on: April 17, 2015, 02:00:00 pm »
but Twitter lacks any private message notifications

Nope, I usually get correctly my PM in order and with notifications.
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #25 on: April 18, 2015, 07:33:41 am »
Ah strange, I never got them. On top of that, my old PMs got deleted >.<

Also I just checked Voxatron and it really looks cool O.O

Now if only we could get some of those old school developers interested in calculator-oriented forums to showcase their products, since people on calc forums are fans of old-school stuff, after all :P (especially CW which has a very large retro gaming userbase).

I wonder if PICO-8 itself could do voxels? I know that the TI-89 can do it at very decent frame rate even though it runs at 12 MHz, but that was in pure ASM or C.
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #26 on: April 18, 2015, 09:00:42 am »
You mean like 3d? won't that be very low res and not playable at all?
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #27 on: April 18, 2015, 09:28:50 am »
VOxels? Don't you have Voxatron for this? After all, voxels in the 89 is usually demoscene tricsk. THey won't be as flexible as you would need to uise them in a game. And it'll probably run quite slowly, but that's to test.
Now if only we could get some of those old school developers interested in calculator-oriented forums to showcase their products, since people on calc forums are fans of old-school stuff, after all :P (especially CW which has a very large retro gaming userbase).

Why not? Why not poking at them with one or two sticks then?
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #28 on: April 18, 2015, 11:07:42 am »
Yeah thats a good idea :P
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Re: PICO-8 : Fantasy console
« Reply #29 on: April 18, 2015, 12:51:11 pm »
Woo, PICO-8 alpha has been released!

You mean like 3d? won't that be very low res and not playable at all?

One of the demos is a 2.5D (like DOOM) ray tracer that runs surprisingly quickly.
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