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Ancient Brain
Code. Play. Teach. Learn. Research. Demo.

An online coding and hosting platform for everyone.

34 countries    2,157 coders    9,345 worlds    508,180 runs    3.2 million lines of code    Update stats

Lamborghini cube
153 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Mark Humphrys  
Created: 13 Dec 2019
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Simple variant of One Cube World
Romantic Sunset
219 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 17 Aug 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Turn your head and discover a eautiful scenery observable in first person mode.
Websocket buttons
200 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 29 Feb 2020
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Demo of Ancient Brain Websockets functionality. Run on multiple devices. Simple page uses button...
Shooting Range (...
2335 runs ♦ 4 likes
By Adrian Rabbitte  
Created: 16 Nov 2016
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
An online coding platform

Ancient Brain is an online coding and hosting platform for everyone.
See Introduction and List of features.


Coders: Make 3D worlds and share them with friends. Clone and edit other people's worlds. Make multi-user games and environments. Make touch mobile games. Upload your own images, music and 3D models. Embed your worlds on other sites.
Teachers: Run courses in coding and coding for kids and AI coding. Run programming practicals in 3D graphics or 2D graphics or text, with many features designed for teachers. Safely edit and run student code.
Learners: Do courses in coding and coding for kids and AI coding. Clone other people's worlds and change one or two lines. What's the worst that could happen?
Gamers: Play the endless game worlds the coders make. Come and browse an ever-growing archive of games.
Researchers: Upload problems, tender for solutions, test and rank them. Make hybrid AI systems from the code of multiple authors.
Getting started
You can "run" any of the 9,345 programs or "Worlds" by clicking on them. But this is also a coding site, where you can code your own Worlds. You can use this site to learn to code. Or show off your creations if you are an experienced coder.
Basically you can read more about how to get started running Worlds and coding: Or you can leap straight into coding with our starter tutorial:
Programming course

Ancient Brain has a course in how to program from scratch.
You will get to make "Worlds" like the following. Click on them to run them.

Tutorial 2.1
547 runs ♦ 1 like
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 4 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Variables in p5.js (mouseX, mouseY)
Tutorial 7.8 variant
369 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 6 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Tutorial 7.8 with music and other uploaded images, including from other users. Click on the images.
Tutorial 7.3
225 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 5 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Arrays of Objects
Tutorial 2.5
163 runs ♦ 1 like
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 4 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
The random() Function
AI course

Ancient Brain has a set of AI programming exercises, with videos and notes. For use in any AI course.
You will get to modify "Worlds" like the following. Click on them to run them.

A star
3984 runs ♦ 1 like
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 1 May 2019
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
"A Star" algorithm to find shortest path through maze.
Character recogn...
1811 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 5 Jul 2019
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Neural network to do character recognition from image database and from handwriting in real-time.
GA (Finnegans Wake)
1001 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 2 May 2019
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Genetic Algorithm to write the first line of Finnegans Wake.
Breadth-first se...
2781 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 30 Apr 2019
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Breadth-first search with a Force-directed graph.
WebGL course

Ancient Brain has a short course in JavaScript 3D graphics ("WebGL") programming.
You will get to make "Worlds" like the following. Click on them to run them.

Tutorial 18.7
410 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 9 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Tutorial 18.7 with full canvas, resized model, sound. Texture on box is image from another user.
Tutorial 18.8
90 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 9 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
3D Custom Shapes
Tutorial 18.5
91 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 9 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Camera and Perspective
Tutorial 18.3
63 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 9 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Light and Material
Starter Worlds for Three.js

These are the main "Starter Worlds" that use the Three.js library (which tends to give the most advanced graphics).

You can Clone and Edit all of these and change their code. Look for a section at the top called the "Tweaker's Box". This contains the easiest things to change.

Touch World
457 runs ♦ 1 like
By Starter user  
Created: 6 Jan 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
How to override default touch handling. Mobile: Touch drag moves agent, touch pinch zooms camera...
Simple World
1648 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Oct 2016
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Simple World with a Mind-controlled agent, randomly-moving enemy, paint blocks with texture.
User-controlled ...
923 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 12 Feb 2017
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
3d model World. User controlled on desktop. Keyboard arrows to move. Switch to "Move with" camer...
Websockets boxes
803 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 29 Feb 2020
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Demo of Websockets in 3D World. Click to change the boxes on the other user's machine, while the...
One Cube World (...
1114 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 11 Apr 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Simple starter World (Three.js version). Built-in camera control.
Castle World
786 runs ♦ 4 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 11 Nov 2016
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Demo of how to insert 3d model into World. Mind-controlled agent, actively-pursuing enemy. Splas...
Complex World
8210 runs ♦ 5 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Oct 2016
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
World with a Mind-controlled agent, actively-pursuing enemy, random maze, skybox, music.
MineCraft
1116 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 27 Nov 2016
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Use keyboard to draw blocks like in MineCraft. Use arrow keys and PgUp, PgDn to draw. Can save w...
Password Websock...
67 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 14 Nov 2022
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Password version of "Websockets boxes"
Model World
856 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 8 Nov 2016
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Demo of how to insert 3d models into World. Mind-controlled agent, actively-pursuing enemy. Skybox.
Zombie Death Baby
771 runs ♦ 1 like
By Starter user  
Created: 11 Jun 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
How to make a fun touch game for mobile. Touch drag and tap objects. Mouse drag and click object...
Blank Three.js World
1511 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 20 Nov 2016
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
A simple starter World. An Array of spheres. Painted with textures. Random motion.
Random Worlds

Here are some random Worlds that have had more than 30 runs. Reload for more.

Character recogn...
32 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Ankit  
Created: 12 Dec 2021
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Clone of "Character recognition neural network" by "Coding Train" project
Breadth-first se...
90 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Musthaq Ahmed  
Created: 13 Oct 2022
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Clone of "Breadth-first search " by "Coding Train" project
One Cube World (...
48 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Amitansh Joshi  
Created: 29 Sep 2022
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Clone of "One Cube World (Three.js)" by Starter user
A star (clone by...
31 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Himanshu Warekar  
Created: 21 Oct 2021
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
name
36 runs ♦ 0 likes
By CallanDonegan  
Created: 9 May 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
escape...
800 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Jon Bryan Ortiz  
Created: 22 Nov 2022
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
There are 10 pages scattered around the map. First person to find all 10 pages escapes...the res...
Complex World a*
626 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Brendan  
Created: 28 Oct 2019
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Complex World A* Assignment
gotta start some...
71 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Octavian  
Created: 24 Oct 2022
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
read the title
park
208 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Pooja Salgar  
Created: 7 Nov 2023
Modified: 10 Nov 2023
Clone of "important" by Pooja Salgar
Bad Pacman
256 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Mark Dunne  
Created: 16 Nov 2016
Modified: 17 Sep 2023


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