I built a Raspberry Pi PICO-8 console that uses floppy disks, but SPLORE doesn't work great for browsing a floppy: you have to wait for the preview image of a cart to load before you can scroll past it. For a disk with more than one or two cartridges on it, this is a frustrating experience. Additionally, SPLORE is a little finicky about reloading the floppy contents if you swap out the disk.
To get around this, I boot this cartridge instead of booting into SPLORE, which provides a quicker floppy browsing experience and correctly picks up a new disk if you choose "reset cart" from the menu. It's a pretty rough hack, but I'm sharing it here in case anyone finds any pieces of it useful.
Obviously running it here on the BBS is an exercise in futility.
Revision 1 (2019-08-03)
Add scrolling when there are more than 15 carts.
the idea is soooo great...
i created some arcade mashienes with pico8 but now the idea of adding a floppy drive... it's like making physikal roms. i made a floppy for every game so you can inserd one and start directly into the cart. great idea thank you a lot :-)
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