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Starter Worlds

The "Starter Worlds" are designed to show you how to write your own Worlds for each of the different APIs.

Clone them and edit them to make changes. Many of them have a section of code called a "tweaker's box" at the top. These are simple lines of code, such as the names of files, that can be changed by anyone without needing to be a programmer. Go and try it:

  1. Pick a World.
  2. Clone it.
  3. Edit the clone.
  4. Change things in the "tweaker's box" and run it again to see what happens.
Starter Worlds for API: Three (AB) (r3)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Three (AB) (r3) Yes Three.js Yes 1474 Worlds Starter Worlds
Complex World
8189 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.
Websockets boxes
799 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...
Password Websock...
65 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 14 Nov 2022
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Password version of "Websockets boxes"
Model World
855 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.
Blank Three.js World
1492 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.
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
1642 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 ...
902 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...
One Cube World (...
1112 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 11 Apr 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Simple starter World (Three.js version). Built-in camera control.
MineCraft
1114 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...
Castle World
785 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...
Zombie Death Baby
760 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...
Starter Worlds for API: Physics (AB) (r2)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Physics (AB) (r2) Yes Three.js, Ammo Yes 5 Worlds Starter Worlds
Ammo for AB
105 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 19 Apr 2021
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Ammo world for AB API
Starter Worlds for API: P5 (AB) (r3)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
P5 (AB) (r3) Yes P5 Yes 71 Worlds Starter Worlds
P5 Mouse tracker
323 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 4 Jul 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Example of P5 World integrated with AB framework. Desktop: Draw ellipse wherever the mouse hover...
Starter Worlds for API: ML5 (AB) (r1)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
ML5 (AB) (r1) Yes P5, ML5 Yes 34 Worlds Starter Worlds
Recognise any image
266 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 10 Jun 2021
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Try to recognise any image with ML5 and MobileNet. Enter any image URL at runtime.
Starter Worlds for API: Canvas (AB) (r2)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Canvas (AB) (r2) Yes None Yes 7 Worlds Starter Worlds
canvas 2d
353 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 4 Oct 2017
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Minimal starter World for "Canvas" API (no graphics library). Program using getContext("2d"). Pa...
canvas webgl
519 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 17 Sep 2017
Modified: 13 Nov 2023
Minimal starter World for "Canvas" API (no graphics library). Program using getContext("webgl")....
Starter Worlds for API: Three (r3)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Three (r3) Yes Three.js No 32 Worlds Starter Worlds
3D for Kids World
58 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 18 Apr 2021
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Porting a Three.js World (almost) unchanged from "3D Game Programming for Kids"
Plain Three.js World
34 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 18 Apr 2021
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Porting a Three.js World unchanged.
Starter Worlds for API: Three (Module) (r1)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Three (Module) (r1) Yes Three.js No 132 Worlds None

No Starter Worlds found.

Starter Worlds for API: Physics (r2)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Physics (r2) Yes Three.js, Ammo No 5 Worlds Starter Worlds
Ammo physics mod...
100 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 19 Apr 2021
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Highly modified version of "ammo / instancing" from Three.js examples
Ammo physics demo
123 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 19 Apr 2021
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Port of "ammo / instancing" from Three.js examples
Starter Worlds for API: P5 (r3)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
P5 (r3) Yes P5 No 568 Worlds Starter Worlds
P5 translate ver...
14 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 21 Sep 2023
Modified: 21 Sep 2023
World to examine P5 "translate"
P5 chase World
186 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 4 Aug 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Example of World with Mind on P5 plain API. No AB framework. Have to call Mind yourself. Mind mo...
One Cube World (P5)
1835 runs ♦ 1 like
By Starter user  
Created: 10 Nov 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Simple starter World (P5 version). No camera control. So cube rotates to show 3D.
P5 Particle System
200 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 4 Aug 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Port of P5 site's "Particle System" example with almost no change. P5 plain API. No AB framework...
Starter Worlds for API: ML5 (r1)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
ML5 (r1) Yes P5, ML5 No 10 Worlds Starter Worlds
ML5 image recogn...
105 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 10 Jun 2021
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Demo of image recognition using ML5 and MobileNet. Image URL is hardcoded.
Starter Worlds for API: Canvas (r2)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Canvas (r2) Yes None No 10 Worlds Starter Worlds
Plain canvas web...
95 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 13 Nov 2023
Example of porting webgl World (almost) unchanged to AB using plain canvas API
Plain canvas web...
76 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Example of porting webgl World (almost) unchanged to AB using plain canvas API
Starter Worlds for API: Webpage (r2)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Webpage (r2) No None No 515 Worlds Starter Worlds
Chat with GPT model
604 runs ♦ 3 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 18 Sep 2023
Modified: 3 Oct 2023
JavaScript page to chat with a GPT model. Calls OpenAI API. User needs to enter API key.
Flickr World
210 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 12 Aug 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Demo of "Web page" API. Just use JS to make a web page. This page gets images from Flickr using ...
Test Websockets
165 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 14 Nov 2022
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Test if Websocket server is up
Websocket buttons
194 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...
Password Websock...
38 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 14 Nov 2022
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Password only Websocket world (web page version). Need to enter password. Only join with users w...
Websocket chat
878 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 29 Feb 2020
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Demo of Ancient Brain Websockets functionality. Run on multiple devices. Chat from one to the other.
Starter Worlds for API: Webpage (Module) (r1)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Webpage (Module) (r1) No None No 24 Worlds None

No Starter Worlds found.

Starter Worlds for API: Three (AB) (r2)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Three (AB) (r2) Yes Three.js Yes 554 Worlds None

No Starter Worlds found.

Starter Worlds for API: Three (AB) (r1)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Three (AB) (r1) Yes Three.js Yes 1268 Worlds None

No Starter Worlds found.

Starter Worlds for API: Physics (AB) (r1)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Physics (AB) (r1) Yes Three.js, Physijs Yes 180 Worlds Starter Worlds
Collision World
1350 runs ♦ 4 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 21 Sep 2017
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Demo of Physics API. Blocks fall under gravity and collide. Can modify gravity, friction, etc. S...
Bouncy Balls
524 runs ♦ 3 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Oct 2017
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Demo of Physics API. Balls bounce under gravity and collide in low friction world. Splash screen...
First Person Con...
212 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 21 Jun 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
First person view with mouse controls. Use WASD or Arrows to move, mouse to look around and spac...
Infinite World G...
143 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 16 Aug 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Here is a code to get an infinite world that loop without object in it, and with the sun
Infinite World O...
97 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 16 Aug 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Here is a code to get an infinite world that loop without object in it, without the sun
Starter Worlds for API: P5 (AB) (r2)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
P5 (AB) (r2) Yes P5 Yes 6 Worlds None

No Starter Worlds found.

Starter Worlds for API: P5 (AB) (r1)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
P5 (AB) (r1) Yes P5 Yes 52 Worlds Starter Worlds
The Game of Life
743 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 9 Jul 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
The famous Game of Life. Click on the screen to place the initial cells and then click start ! ...
Scare the Fishes!
216 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 2 Aug 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Scare the fishes with your mouse ! If you click they will flee even further away. Includes twea...
Starter Worlds for API: Canvas (AB) (r1)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Canvas (AB) (r1) Yes None Yes 67 Worlds Starter Worlds
CELLS WITH MIND ...
175 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 10 Jul 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Cells is a game about cells trying to infect each other. It offers a playground for minds to com...
Cells
165 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 27 Jun 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
'Cells' is an animation that displays 4 team of cells trying to infect each other, until total d...
CELLS WITH MIND ...
141 runs ♦ 1 like
By Enhanced  
Created: 10 Jul 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Cells is a game about cells trying to infect each other. It offers a playground for minds to com...
Starter Worlds for API: Three (r2)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Three (r2) Yes Three.js No 33 Worlds Starter Worlds
3D for Kids Worl...
177 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Example of plain Three.js API. Porting a World unchanged. From "3D Game Programming for Kids"
Plain Three.js World
99 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Example of plain Three.js API. Porting a World unchanged. From github.com/mrdoob
Starter Worlds for API: Three (r1)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Three (r1) Yes Three.js No 2 Worlds None

No Starter Worlds found.

Starter Worlds for API: Physics (r1)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Physics (r1) Yes Three.js, Physijs No 9 Worlds Starter Worlds
Purple Fruit Monster
199 runs ♦ 1 like
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Example of porting physics World unchanged to AB using plain physics API. From "3D Game Programm...
Starter Worlds for API: P5 (r2)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
P5 (r2) Yes P5 No 590 Worlds None

No Starter Worlds found.

Starter Worlds for API: P5 (r1)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
P5 (r1) Yes P5 No 3563 Worlds Starter Worlds
Tutorial 18.4
105 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 9 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Texture
Tutorial 18.7
401 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 2.1
545 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 7.8
107 runs ♦ 1 like
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 5 Sep 2018
Modified: 17 Sep 2023
Objects and Images. On Ancient Brain you can upload your own images. Try it!
Starter Worlds for API: Canvas (r1)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Canvas (r1) Yes None No 7 Worlds None

No Starter Worlds found.

Starter Worlds for API: Webpage (r1)

API Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Webpage (r1) No None No 88 Worlds None

No Starter Worlds found.

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