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Basically what the title says. I don't know if you are aware of this or not, just leaving this message here just in case.

P#10572 2015-05-10 14:08 ( Edited 2016-02-26 23:07)

Yeah, pretty sure the same is true for me.
(OS X Yosemite 10.10.2.)

P#10762 2015-05-18 11:18 ( Edited 2015-05-18 15:18)

bumping for visibility. not sure if it's a known issue, but I get sound in Chrome on OS X, but not Safari. 10.10.5

P#13187 2015-08-27 02:01 ( Edited 2015-08-27 06:01)

Any update on this? I'd like to offer my help getting this working.

P#13357 2015-08-30 20:50 ( Edited 2015-08-31 00:50)

Hmm, I'm having this issue as well. @matt know how to fix this issue?

P#18268 2016-01-13 10:57 ( Edited 2016-01-13 15:57)

I'm also bothered by this. Everything is perfect, but the sound!

P#18279 2016-01-13 18:40 ( Edited 2016-01-13 23:40)

still silent :(

Sound works! Thanks for fixing this!

P#18977 2016-02-26 18:07 ( Edited 2016-03-11 19:25)

Is it just me or is this an issue again?

P#59964 2018-12-13 16:11

same here on Mac OS X Mojave 10.14.5 (18F132) using safari Version 12.1.1 (14607.

Tested in Firefox no issue. appears to be an issue with Safari not Mac OS X.

P#66084 2019-07-25 00:17

Safari 12.1.2 (14607.3.9) on macOS Mojave 10.14.6 (18G95)

The big TV on the front page has sound, the carts in BBS posts are silent.

(Also might be worth mentioning that I don't get any sound in Safari on iOS 12.4.1 either)

P#67806 2019-09-17 16:34 ( Edited 2019-09-17 16:36)

Safari gives me heartache too. My online games list isn't appearing properly. Sounds like Safari needs to get in contact with Firefox for program compatibility.

P#67814 2019-09-17 17:26

Safari has implemented a more aggressive auto-play blocker. You can thank advertisers that auto-play audio in web pages for this; it's basically an attempt to thwart that awful practice.

Basically, any audio source that tries playing without user interaction with a page is blocked. That unfortunately seems to include Pico-8 games that play audio (the boot-up chime) without interaction from the user. Until that changes, I don't think there's a general way for developers to get around this.

For your own enjoyment of Pico-8 games, you can "fix" this behavior by going to "Settings for this website..." in your Safari menu, and selecting "Allow all auto-play" from the drop-down. That will tell Safari to not block auto-play audio for this site.

For a more general fix, you can go to the "Websites" panel of the preferences and set the default there or manage which sites allows auto-play. (Note that this will reinstate advertising that auto-plays audio, too, if you do this for every site, so it's probably better to whitelist the sites you don't mind listening to sound from instead.)

P#67831 2019-09-17 22:26

One thing I noticed (in Firefox on Mac) is that sound will start if I open the browser's developer console.

In there you can see there's a browser warning: "An AudioContext was prevented from starting automatically. It must be created or resumed after a user gesture on the page."

By opening the console, it must act as a "resume the context".

P#68470 2019-10-04 19:50

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