TIC-80 Tiny Fantasy Computer – Create Mini Retro Games

TIC-80 is a free and open source game making application for Linux, Windows, MacOS and Android. Using TIC-80 you can create, play and share mini retro games. It comes with code editor, sprite editor, map editor, music editor, command line and sfx editor. It supports Lua, Moonscript, Javascript, Ruby, Wren, Fennel, and Squirrel programming languages. You will get your game in cartridge file. Currently it supports 240×136 pixel display, 16 color palette, 256 8×8 color sprites, 4 channel sound. It is released under MIT License.

TIC-80 Tiny Computer

Download TIC-80 [Windows,Linux,MacOS,Android]

How to Install TIC-80 on Ubuntu Linux

TIC-80 is available as a flatpak and native deb package files. If you don’t have then install flatpak on your system first and restart your system after the installation. Follow below link for the installation instructions.

Install flatpak and flathub on Linux

In the terminal (ctrl+alt+t) run below TIC-80 flatpak command to install it.

flatpak install flathub com.tic80.TIC_80

After the TIC 80 installation you can start it using below command.

flatpak run com.tic80.TIC_80

TIC-80 Fantasy Computer

And uninstall it using

sudo flatpak uninstall com.tic80.TIC_80

Install TIC-80 via DEB:

Download TIC-80 game maker in the .deb package file from the above download link and save it on your Downloads folder. And open the terminal app and run below TIC-80 install command. It will install the latest version of TIC-80 on your system.

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TIC-80 app

sudo apt install ./Downloads/tic80-v1.0-linux.deb

Here “tic80-v1.0-linux.deb” is the downloaded file name. You can change above command based on your file name. That’s it.


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