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Shooting Range
83 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 13 Jun 2018
Modified: 21 Jun 2018
Shoot the ducks, feel the spirit of the hunt. Enhanced version of "Shooting Range (Space To Shoo...
Cells
69 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 27 Jun 2018
Modified: 27 Jun 2018
'Cells' is an animation that displays 4 team of cells trying to infect each other, until total d...
CA318 2018 World
1974 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Mark Humphrys  
Created: 25 Sep 2018
Modified: 24 Mar 2019
CA318 practical 2018: Write a Mind to solve this World.
Catch the flag
4162 runs ♦ 1 like
By Meabh Horan  
Created: 16 Nov 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018

What is Ancient Brain?

Ancient Brain is an online coding and hosting platform, for all skill levels.
See About and List of features.

Coders: Make 3D worlds and share them with friends. Clone and edit other people's worlds. Make touch mobile games. Embed your worlds on other sites.
Teachers: Run programming practicals in 3D or 2D or text, with many features designed for teachers. Safely edit and run student code.
Researchers: Upload problems, tender for solutions, test and rank them. Make hybrid AI systems from the code of multiple authors.
Gamers: Play the endless game worlds the coders make. Come and browse an ever-growing archive of games.
Learners: Clone other people's worlds and change one or two lines. What's the worst that could happen?

How to code
You can run the games and "worlds" by clicking on them. But this is also a coding site, where you can code your own games and worlds. You can use this site to learn to code. Or show off your creations if you are an experienced coder. Click below to start coding:
Editor's Choice Worlds

Here are some selected user-submitted Worlds and the most useful built-in Worlds.

Chess : Mind v...
118 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 17 Aug 2018
Modified: 17 Aug 2018
Clone of "Chess : Mind vs Simple AI (a bit of random)" by Mathias Bazin
Space Hero
50 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 13 Jun 2018
Modified: 21 Jun 2018
Drag the Earth the collect the suns. Don't get hit by the asteriods ! Enhanced version of "Space...
Don't Move
1154 runs ♦ 1 like
By Finnian O'Neill  
Created: 6 Dec 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
FLESHMAN PLAYS G...
4379 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Sean Hutchinson  
Created: 21 Oct 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
Tutorial 7.8
57 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 5 Sep 2018
Modified: 5 Sep 2018
Objects and Images. On Ancient Brain you can upload your own images. Try it!
MineCraft
577 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 27 Nov 2016
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Use keyboard to draw blocks like in MineCraft. Use arrow keys and PgUp, PgDn to draw. Can save w...
Globe Trotter
1318 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Laura Araviciute  
Created: 3 Dec 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
Super Mario Maze
1891 runs ♦ 4 likes
By Cathal Neary  
Created: 19 Nov 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
Castle World
438 runs ♦ 3 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 11 Nov 2016
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Demo of how to insert 3d model into World. Mind-controlled agent, actively-pursuing enemy. Splas...
P5 chase World
82 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 4 Aug 2018
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Example of World with Mind on P5 plain API. No AB framework. Have to call Mind yourself. Mind mo...
Shooting Range (...
2161 runs ♦ 4 likes
By Adrian Rabbitte  
Created: 16 Nov 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
Zombie Death Baby
381 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 11 Jun 2018
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
How to make a fun touch game for mobile. Touch drag and tap objects. Mouse drag and click object...
canvas 2d
286 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 4 Oct 2017
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Minimal starter World for "Canvas" API (no graphics library). Program using getContext("2d"). Pa...
Game of Crowns
1632 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Niamh Byrne  
Created: 16 Nov 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
Game of Crowns s...
91 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 21 Jun 2018
Modified: 27 Aug 2018
Enhanced version of "Game of Crowns" by Niamh Byrne with better graphics and controls
Tutorial 7.8 variant
142 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 6 Sep 2018
Modified: 11 Sep 2018
Tutorial 7.8 with music and other uploaded images, including from other users. Click on the images.
P5 Mouse tracker
133 runs ♦ 1 like
By Starter user  
Created: 4 Jul 2018
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Example of P5 World integrated with AB framework. Desktop: Draw ellipse wherever the mouse hover...
Port of flying b...
121 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Discover three.js  
Created: 10 Feb 2019
Modified: 24 Mar 2019
Animated models. Port of flying birds with GLB models. From "Discover three.js". See project inf...
Car models with ...
346 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Port of threejs....  
Created: 13 Sep 2018
Modified: 24 Mar 2019
Car bodywork reflects images from skybox. Click buttons to change model and bodywork. Mouse to m...
Looney Tunes Cha...
1228 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Sean Sinnott  
Created: 16 Nov 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
Bouncy Balls
300 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Oct 2017
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Demo of Physics API. Balls bounce under gravity and collide in low friction world. Splash screen...
Model World
526 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 8 Nov 2016
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Demo of how to insert 3d models into World. Mind-controlled agent, actively-pursuing enemy. Skybox.
Expo World
86 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Mark Humphrys  
Created: 17 Oct 2018
Modified: 24 Mar 2019
Infinite changing demo for expos.
Catch the flag
4162 runs ♦ 1 like
By Meabh Horan  
Created: 16 Nov 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
Flickr World
125 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 12 Aug 2018
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Demo of "Web page" API. Just use JS to make a web page. This page gets images from Flickr using ...
Cells
69 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 27 Jun 2018
Modified: 27 Jun 2018
'Cells' is an animation that displays 4 team of cells trying to infect each other, until total d...
Rythm of the night
100 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 2 Aug 2018
Modified: 2 Aug 2018
A rythm game where you have to use the right inputs at the right time to progress from one level...
Tutorial 2.1
180 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 4 Sep 2018
Modified: 4 Sep 2018
Variables in p5.js (mouseX, mouseY)
CELLS WITH MIND ...
87 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 10 Jul 2018
Modified: 10 Jul 2018
Cells is a game about cells trying to infect each other. It offers a playground for minds to com...
Tutorial 18.4
43 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 9 Sep 2018
Modified: 9 Sep 2018
Texture
Scare the Fishes!
76 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 2 Aug 2018
Modified: 2 Aug 2018
Scare the fishes with your mouse ! If you click they will flee even further away. Includes twea...
CELLS WITH MIND ...
44 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 10 Jul 2018
Modified: 10 Jul 2018
Cells is a game about cells trying to infect each other. It offers a playground for minds to com...
Shooting Range
83 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 13 Jun 2018
Modified: 21 Jun 2018
Shoot the ducks, feel the spirit of the hunt. Enhanced version of "Shooting Range (Space To Shoo...
Sampler
57 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 19 Jul 2018
Modified: 19 Jul 2018
Upload sounds, play them, automate them. Saving data works.
Purple Fruit Monster
73 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Example of porting physics World unchanged to AB using plain physics API. From "3D Game Programm...
Enhanced Don't Move
52 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 12 Jun 2018
Modified: 27 Jun 2018
Try to dodge cubes as they fall to the ground, in this simple but efficient game
Capture The Egg
21 runs ♦ 0 likes
By tuitef2  
Created: 8 Mar 2019
Modified: 11 Mar 2019
Scrolling background
60 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 1 Aug 2018
Modified: 1 Aug 2018
here is explained and commented a way to code a scrolling background with three.js
User-controlled ...
403 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 12 Feb 2017
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
3d model World. User controlled on desktop. Keyboard arrows to move. Switch to "Move with" camer...
Infinite World O...
35 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 16 Aug 2018
Modified: 17 Aug 2018
Here is a code to get an infinite world that loop without object in it, without the sun
Space Plane Shooter
555 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Brian Kilduff  
Created: 26 Nov 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
Plain canvas web...
27 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Example of porting webgl World (almost) unchanged to AB using plain canvas API
Chess : Mind v...
71 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 7 Aug 2018
Modified: 8 Aug 2018
Your mind plays against "Simple AI - Depth 1" with a little bit of random added so the games are...
First Person Con...
70 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 21 Jun 2018
Modified: 14 Aug 2018
First person view with mouse controls. Use WASD or Arrows to move, mouse to look around and spac...
No brain
93 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 12 Jun 2018
Modified: 27 Jun 2018
Float through hypnotic space cubes. No user input required, it's only an animation
Minecraft Builder
102 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 5 Jun 2018
Modified: 21 Jun 2018
Build your own worlds. Enhanced version of the Minecraft starter world with added control and co...
Election - AI Ve...
1872 runs ♦ 3 likes
By Ross Franey  
Created: 22 Oct 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
Sheepdog3(Submis...
596 runs ♦ 3 likes
By Neil Geoghegan  
Created: 8 Dec 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
Sun
50 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 15 Aug 2018
Modified: 16 Aug 2018
Here is a prototype of a sun object that you can copy to your world !
Plain Three.js World
44 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Example of plain Three.js API. Porting a World unchanged. From github.com/mrdoob
P5 Particle System
98 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 4 Aug 2018
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Port of P5 site's "Particle System" example with almost no change. P5 plain API. No AB framework...
3D for Kids Worl...
82 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Example of plain Three.js API. Porting a World unchanged. From "3D Game Programming for Kids"
Touch World
283 runs ♦ 1 like
By Starter user  
Created: 6 Jan 2018
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
How to override default touch handling. Mobile: Touch drag moves agent, touch pinch zooms camera...
CA318 2018 World
1974 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Mark Humphrys  
Created: 25 Sep 2018
Modified: 24 Mar 2019
CA318 practical 2018: Write a Mind to solve this World.
The Game of Life
83 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 9 Jul 2018
Modified: 19 Jul 2018
The famous Game of Life. Click on the screen to place the initial cells and then click start ! ...
Tutorial 18.7
232 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 9 Sep 2018
Modified: 11 Sep 2018
Tutorial 18.7 with full canvas, resized model, sound. Texture on box is image from another user.
2D sprite animation
77 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Mark Humphrys  
Created: 11 Nov 2018
Modified: 24 Mar 2019
2D sprite animation on a surface. Change show3d to true to see it on 3d box faces.
Final Pool
729 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Ian Gilligan  
Created: 1 Mar 2019
Modified: 8 Mar 2019
Pool Predictor for CA326
3MF demo
21 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Mark Humphrys  
Created: 17 Jan 2019
Modified: 24 Mar 2019
Attempt to load 3MF model. Not working yet.
Design Your Own ...
4271 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Jack O'Connor  
Created: 18 Feb 2019
Modified: 12 Mar 2019
Design Your Own Room Escape Game
Complex World
2501 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Oct 2016
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
World with a Mind-controlled agent, actively-pursuing enemy, random maze, skybox, music.
Sudoku Solver
1506 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Cathal Conroy  
Created: 20 Nov 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
Simple World
1105 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Oct 2016
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Simple World with a Mind-controlled agent, randomly-moving enemy, paint blocks with texture.
Pacman In Space
1434 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Simon Lowry  
Created: 16 Nov 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
Pacman
101 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 21 Jun 2018
Modified: 17 Aug 2018
Enhanced version of Game Pacman in Space, you need to collect all white bullet to end the game, ...
Spider Paradise ...
625 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Aisling Casserly  
Created: 8 Dec 2016
Modified: 10 Feb 2018
smooth movement
254 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Mark Humphrys  
Created: 6 Sep 2017
Modified: 24 Mar 2019
this may work on touch
Infinite World G...
46 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 16 Aug 2018
Modified: 16 Aug 2018
Here is a code to get an infinite world that loop without object in it, and with the sun
One Cube World (...
678 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 11 Apr 2018
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Simple starter World (Three.js version). Cube of random color. Built-in camera control.
Enhanced Space Pong
103 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 18 Jun 2018
Modified: 24 Jul 2018
It's all you want from Pong : smooth controls, different difficulty levels and game modes
Complete Infinit...
277 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 9 Aug 2018
Modified: 26 Aug 2018
This program was made by Nathan Bonnard. In this world, you can generate an infinite world ! Bu...
Bomberman
115 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 21 Jun 2018
Modified: 21 Jun 2018
Classic game of Bomberman, try to kill the ennemy with a bomb !
canvas webgl
443 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 17 Sep 2017
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Minimal starter World for "Canvas" API (no graphics library). Program using getContext("webgl")....
Blank Three.js World
780 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 20 Nov 2016
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
A simple starter World. An Array of spheres. Painted with textures. Random motion.
Romantic Sunset
63 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 17 Aug 2018
Modified: 17 Aug 2018
Turn your head and discover a eautiful scenery observable in first person mode.
Collision World
638 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 21 Sep 2017
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Demo of Physics API. Blocks fall under gravity and collide. Can modify gravity, friction, etc. S...
One Cube World (P5)
197 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 10 Nov 2018
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Simple starter World (P5 version). No camera control. So cube rotates to show 3D.
Plain canvas web...
27 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 24 Apr 2019
Example of porting webgl World (almost) unchanged to AB using plain canvas API



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