As a follow-up to my last post, I have written up a guide for how to get started with Pico-8. Making your own video game may seem like a daunting and unfamiliar idea, but it turns out that tools like Pico-8 make it easier than ever to try out game development for yourself.

I posted the article on my employer’s blog, so head over there for a step-by-step guide. I will show you where to get Pico-8, and the basics of creating your first game.

The sprite editor

Happy gaming!