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EDGE - - THE CULT OF PICO-8 - By Matt Thor­son and Noel Berry

Per­haps the defin­ing PICO-8 game (for now), this test­ing plat­former has you leap­ing, wall jump­ing, and mid-air dash­ing to over­come ob­sta­cles. “The real chal­lenge was space,” Thor­son says. “We filled up all the tilemap mem­ory with lev­els and maxed out the code limit. We had to get cre­ative with the code near the end to get all the fea­tures in that we wanted.”

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