Pico-8 had driven me to delve into the strange corners of the
city, seeking a color beyond the
16 color palette can
sometimes feel maddening. The colors haunt you in your dreams, so
limited in their scope, so taunting in their tint. After long
nights in damp rooms full of weathered leather and mothballs, I
suddenly found in my hands something most sacred.
Sometimes you want to encode a nonzero signed offset into an unsigned range, e.g. [-8..-1,+1..+8] into [0..7,8..15]. Normally this requires some conditional decoding to accommodate the gap in the middle where you didn't encode 0:
This is basically just doing inline fixed-point math, which is how PICO-8's numbers work under the hood.
Please read this before reading; Work in Progress -- Do not edit this page By pressing certain key combinations, you can do things that normally need a mouse, trackpad, or other input device.
To use a keyboard shortcut, press and hold one or more modifier keys and then press the last key of the shortcut. For example, to use ⌘Command+C (copy), press and hold the ⌘Command key, then the C key, then release both keys. Mac menus and keyboards often use symbols for certain keys, including modifier keys:
Command (or Cmd) ⌘
Option (or Alt) ⌥
Control (or Ctrl) ⌃
On keyboards made for Windows PCs, use the Alt key instead of Option, and the Windows logo key instead of Command.
Some keys on some Apple keyboards have special symbols and functions, suc…
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What do spammers attack, attempting to hack?
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