The PICO-8 homepage seems to imply there's a version available for the raspberry Pi, but I'm not seeing it anywhere. Is it just not released yet during alpha, or am I missing something? At first I thought it would be included with the Linux download, but it's compiled to the 80386 architecture and so of course will not work on ARM.
PICO, on Windows 8.1 x64 takes more or less 27MB RAM. It'd be easy to it to fit in a Pi. I should try on a Linux too but this is already promising.
Lua is a lightweight language (it can even run on calculators, I helped porting an interpreter from Casio AFX to Casio FX-9860) and IIRC, the actual amount of Lua VM opcodes on PICO-8 treated per second is around 2 or 4 millions. We already have emulators emulating more powerful and speedier CPUs and displaying the result on a screen.
PICO-8 could fit on a Pi as we already have on computers, but this is only speculation.
I desperately want this! I do a computer camp for my son and his friends every year and this year they're getting Pi2s to replace their old Pis. Would be rad to do pico as the primary platform this year, as it's so focused compared to basically every other dev suite.
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