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According to this website, the PocketCHIP is going to be shipping with PICO-8. Zep, do you have any comments on this? Will PocketCHIP owners be getting updates?

P#20120 2016-05-03 08:09 ( Edited 2016-05-07 15:15)

that's my writeup ;)

P#20122 2016-05-03 09:23 ( Edited 2016-05-03 13:23)

I wonder how they'll distinguish between chip and pocketchip owners though as so far everything just points to pocketchip only...

P#20123 2016-05-03 09:25 ( Edited 2016-05-03 13:25)
:: zep

That was fast!

The C.H.I.P. version will also be available to regular C.H.I.P. users as a stand-alone binary, but there's no exact eta yet.

P#20124 2016-05-03 09:45 ( Edited 2016-05-03 13:45)

yay! Can't wait to try it out :)

> That was fast

I had the article ready for the embargo lift with the info NTC gave me. some of it was pretty last minute!

P#20126 2016-05-03 10:50 ( Edited 2016-05-03 15:40)
:: JTE

This is what splore was made for. :3

P#20137 2016-05-04 00:15 ( Edited 2016-05-04 04:15)

If you purchase a PocketCHIP will you be able to downlaod the windows version of PICO-8?

P#20210 2016-05-05 21:25 ( Edited 2016-05-06 01:25)

> If you purchase a PocketCHIP will you be able to downlaod the windows version of PICO-8?

Came here to enquire about the same general thing (although I'd probably be using OS X).

P#20240 2016-05-06 14:02 ( Edited 2016-05-06 18:02)

geek.com posted this: "This DIY gaming handheld comes with hundreds of free games built-in". We know that this is not exactly true, because splore needs internet to work. I think splore could have a option to download the games, because people will try to play in areas where there isn't internet available.

P#20241 2016-05-06 14:03 ( Edited 2016-05-06 18:03)

Saw now that when we load a game with splore, we can just return to the pico console and save the game locally.

P#20259 2016-05-06 20:30 ( Edited 2016-05-07 00:30)
:: keiya

Splore already caches everything you download.

P#20271 2016-05-07 01:26 ( Edited 2016-05-07 05:26)

Looks like the answer to my and REXCRISPY's question is in this thread:
Sayeth Zep, "The pCHIP version will be a separate product that doesn't come with multi-platform licenses."

P#20281 2016-05-07 11:15 ( Edited 2016-05-07 15:15)

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