This is a reupload of one of my older musical compositions in pico-8. This time, I added a piano roll. Big thanks to kittenm4ster for the code.
Let me know what you think of it in the comment thread, Thanks for listening. :D
If you don't know who Dainumo is, you should really check out his music over on his Soundcloud. This is a small cover of his song 2100 A.D. which has a very funky tune. I recommend listening to the original too. The cover itself isn't finished, but I would like to know if you would want me to finish it before going back to this project. Let me know what you think of this cover in the comment thread. Thanks for listening. :D
Code for Piano Roll is from Kittenm4ster.
Do you remember, or at least know about when home computing just began, and you had to pull your games out of a magazine? In the late 1970s, Games on cartridges or floppy disks were very uncommon, so the easiest way to play games at home were to program them yourself. You could order magazines that had pages of code to hand copy. The only downside to this delivery method was that it took a long time to type up depending on the game, and the games themselves had to be restricted in code size so that it wouldn't take longer than an hour to program a game by hand.
In this Jam, I would like to challenge the Pico-8 community to make a functional and entertaining game with the following restrictions:
- Under 100 lines of code
- 10 sprites or less
- 5 or fewer song patterns with less than 10 loops
- If a map is used, it must be 16x16 sprite spaces or less. (A sprite space is 8x8 pixels)
- You must keep your code clean, that means no more than 2 commands/statements and under 180 characters per line
- comment commands (--comment) should only be used to describe a block of text. Remember that --comments count as lines.
- Just remember, anyone should be able to read the code, type it in manually, create the sprites, and the music in under an hour.
Those are the rules. Submit games on the Jam BBS with the hashtag #MagazineJam in the description or the title somewhere. I'll pick ones that I like and add them to my doc (magazine) of games with the code listed. And yes I will be crediting everyone who entered the jam and got a spot in the "magazine".
Here is the Google Doc (click here) I'm using for the jam.
Have Fun (if you want to)!
PS: While there is no deadline for this jam, If you want a bit of a challenge, try to make the game in just one week or less. I will continue checking the jam page for submission throughout this spring of 2017.
This is the most complicated song I've done in pico-8. Taking me 3 and a half hours in total to complete. The song is 34 patterns long using 39 loops. This track uses all 4 channels for the following.
-Keys (I couldn't fit the whole chords in so I just used the core notes in each of them)
UPDATE: I've used a piano roll visualiser using the code of kittenm4ster. Thank her for the awesome code.
Let me know what you think of this remastering in the comment thread. I hope you enjoy listening to it.
and of course, KEEP ON MEMIN'!!1!
I just had an Idea while messing with my TI-84 plus CE calculator. What if, When the full version of Pico-8 comes out and they start making ports to other platforms, they made a version for the TI calculators that had color screens like TI-84 Plus CE or Nspires. I don't know if that would be possible but I like the idea. Let me know what you think. Maybe one day they can make a port for it. :D
This is a little bundle of 4 theme songs from gaming youtubers I watch on occasion. The cartridge will play them all side by side in the following order:
- Game Theory
Lemme know What you think in the comment thread! Feel free to use this in whatever games you want. If you would like me to make a cover of a certain song, or whatnot, let me know and I'll see what I can do. Thanks for listening!
1.2: Added Sprite art & fixed up some code.
This is a Demix of the song "Jungle Dash" by Pogo, Who I am a fan of. I spent a good third of my day just working on this. The track is 32 segments and 16 loops.
Lemme know what you think in the comment thread, and feel free to use this and any of my other songs for your project (credit given is appreciated <3) If you have a song you would like made in pico-8 for your project, let me know and I'll see what I can do. Thanks for listening!
This is a cover of the spyhunter theme for NES. This project was made for Shadowbyte's spy hunter port. Let me know what you think in the comment thread.
I've got as much done as I'm gonna handle with this one. The solo part might not be that great, but I've been spending to much time on that one trying to get it right so I just left it as is. Shadowbyte, good luck on your pico 8 port of spyhunter and using my cover for it n watnot. (psst I left a message for you in the code ;)
This is a cover of one of the silent hill themes. This one intrigued me when I first heard it, and tried to make a decent demake of it. This was done by ear and memory, I hadn't heard the song in a while so hopefully this is still accurate. This is a short 4 segment loop in 3 channels. Feel free to use for whatever you want.
I plan on making more covers, If you want a specific song remade in pico-8, lemme know in the comment thread. :)