boutique handheld discourse has me really wishing there was a homebrew platform that excelled at:
- cheap, widely available, open (as much as possible) hardware
- SDK + simulator that runs on anything
- large community of people hacking on it & sharing knowledge
- diverse, welcoming culture that views games as an art form, doesn't care about the boundary between "game" and other stuff

Raspberry Pi or any of the other hobbyist boards could be a component of this, but is not this by itself. i guess a system like PICO-8 can basically create its own platform atop almost anything else (web, desktop PC, mobile, tiny hobbyist PC).

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@jplebreton PICO-8 is very interesting, just learned about it. What do you think of godotengine.org/ ?

@vincent It seems cool, basically a FOSS alternative to Unity. I do think there's value in having engines that are smaller, less featureful but more focused, or more experimental. So ideally it's part of a wide vibrant ecosystem.

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