Pico-8 is an agile game engine which allows users to build 8-bit style games on most computer platforms (Mac/Windows/Linux), which run in web browsers.
The engine itself includes a command line terminal, scripting in
Lua, an easy to use sprite editor, and a sfx/music editor.
The popularity of pico-8 is due to the p8.png format which one can share the games. This…