Creative Tool Microcommunities

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Babycastles art space - an IRL experimental space and supportive community for exploring art and games

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Ennuigi by Travis Millard, made in Pico-8

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Pico-8's editor, by Lexaloffle

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Pico-8's online forum

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Microtools encourage creation through improvisation and play

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Sandspiel by Max Bittker

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Sandspiel Notre Dame fire simulation

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Inspiring micro-tools are easy to begin using and intuitive to use

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Puzzlescript by Steven Increpare Lavelle

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Puzzlescript's Editor and Little Language, with helpful clone/hack feature

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There's a benefit to defined space (virtual, conceptual) with constructive limiting constraints

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Sok-Stories by SokPop Collective - and a sok-story I made

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Sok-Stories visual editor

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Sok-Stories share page - Straitforward, no commenting, no trolling

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Bitsy by Adam LeDoux

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Jess Eddy's Careful It's Wet In Outerspace(LEFT) and MiloSoft's Omen (RIGHT)

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Bitsy Games piggyback on infrastructure for distributing/sharing games in a community

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With these tools, there is intention that community members are co-supporting caretakers

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The community of Glorious Trainwrecks

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