So this is mostly for those of you who are thinking about ChessJam and wondering if the Pico8 is tough enough for the job.
The answer is clearly "Yes!" (1). Here is my implementation of a Sid Sackson classic board game Lines of Action. OF interest is that I'm using Negamax, bit boards and the 0x4300 user memory for the storing thereof.
There is unfortunately some kind of bug hiding in my (horrible, horrible) code that means the smart AI occasionally glitches the game state. I did mostly write this late at night during a period I wasn't sleeping well. I am very hapy with the code about the menus though.
(1) People have managed to fit (most of chess) into a ZX81 (that's a whole 1K of ram they were working with). http://users.ox.ac.uk/~uzdm0006/scans/1kchess/
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