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Hey there! I made a little twitterbot recently that generates 8x8 sprites for PICO-8:

@SpritesByPico

It tweets both a GFX tag ready for copy-pasting into PICO-8 or the BBS and an image preview of the sprite. Currently it has 3 colour modes (1, 2, or 3 colours on a black background) and 3 layout modes (top-bottom symmetry, left-right symmetry, and 4-corners).

Here are some examples of sprites it's generated so far:

[8x8]
[8x8]
[8x8]
[8x8]
[8x8]

If you're interested in how it works, I made it with CheapBotsDoneQuick and the source is available here. It's actually a pretty simple idea, but generating both the GFX tag and the image preview made it a lot more complicated (and more interesting IMO) than doing either one separately.

P#32644 2016-11-20 04:07 ( Edited 2016-11-20 21:47)

cool! next twitterbot could generate under-140-character carts maybe?

P#32653 2016-11-20 12:41 ( Edited 2016-11-20 17:41)

Cool idea. Consider it followed :)

P#32656 2016-11-20 16:47 ( Edited 2016-11-20 21:47)

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