- Returns the amount of time since PICO-8 was last started, as a fractional number of seconds.
time() function returns the fractional number of seconds since PICO-8 was started.
Note: This uses the built-in number type to represent the number of seconds, which has an upper limit of 32,767. (roughly 9h 6m)
t() is a short alias for
function _init() last = time() end function _update() -- (empty update to use game loop) end function _draw() cls() if (time() - last) > 10 then print("time's up!", 44, 60, 7) end end
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