a bite-sized podcast about pico-8 and other tiny games
Join tony and friends while they chat about their favorite games, music, and art created in the Pico-8 fantasy console. In addition, we'll interview Pico-8 developers and artists, discuss the Pico-8 ecosystem, and keep you up to date on the latest news. If you'd like to co-host an episode, or would like us to cover your game, music, or pixelart, send us an e-mail here!
May 27, 2016. Tony introduces pico chat, discusses PocketCHIP, covers some of his favorite games, and then gives a taste of things in store for the podcast.
|0:20||Nice to meet you!
Music: Golden Axe "Battle Field" Pico-8 cover by the wonderful castpixel
|1:10||PocketCHIP ships with a version of Pico-8 installed! And it's sellin' like hotcakes|
|3:50||Pico-8 Zine Issue #4: Special Roguelike. Procedural generation, pathfinding, and more|
|7:15||Pico-8 Jam #2 is on! The theme is "Chain Reaction," and we'll be playing every game for the next episode|
|7:50||Signoff. Thanks for joining me!|
June 15, 2016. Tony and Kyle play every single Pico-8 Jam #2 entry and give detailed thoughts on each. I apologize that this episode is not so tiny-- about 50 minutes. There were just so many great games to discuss in the jam!
|0:35||Introducing this episode's cohost, Kyle
Music: Super Poulet Poulet by retsyn
|4:25||Part One: Isohopes, Fish Painter Deluxe|
|9:20||Part Two: Combo Pool, Magic Jewelry: Tale of 1000 Gems, Nora's Mouse Chase, Spacetank 9000, VCT, Orthogonal Fireworks, The Career of Peter, Ryukyu Circuit|
|22:35||Part Three: Brushfire, Blastr, Mass360, Gears of Gear, Arrows in Chains, Unchain, Star Picker Upper|
|30:45||Part Four: Cessare, Chain Warriors, Mostin's Meltdown, Rockets Red Glare, Super Cure 2: Dead 2 Rights: Arena, Magnetic Switches, Cellular Botanica, Loot Cave|
|38:10||Part Five: Floatfall, Pico Pang, Puzzlemagus, Zombie Intersection, Super Combo Lovers, SPC: Small Pixel Collider, Croc-O-Chain|
|46:30||pico chat awards for the best art, music, and best overall game|
August 18. 2016. Tony's PocketCHIP arrived! Also: Pixel Art Academy features Pico-8. Pico Picks: Pico Monsters, The Slow and the Curious, Monster Hull, and Strung Out in Heaven's High. Music: The Slow and the Curious by emu.
|0:35||Intro and discussion of my brand new PocketCHIP! Links: 3D printed d-pad, 3DHubs, marshmallow home, instructions for setting up emulators
Music: The Slow and the Curious by emu
|3:40||Pixel Art Academy|
|4:50||Pico Monsters by hcnt|
|5:30||The Slow and the Curious by emu|
|6:30||Monster Hull by William Anderson|
|7:45||Strung Out in Heaven's High by seleb and ianmart1n (sorry I didn't mention ian in the show!)|