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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)

API Version Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Three (AB) 2.0 Yes Three.js Yes 389 Worlds Starter Worlds
Castle World
545 runs ♦ 4 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 11 Nov 2016
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Demo of how to insert 3d model into World. Mind-controlled agent, actively-pursuing enemy. Splas...
MineCraft
710 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 27 Nov 2016
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Use keyboard to draw blocks like in MineCraft. Use arrow keys and PgUp, PgDn to draw. Can save w...
Websockets boxes
168 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 29 Feb 2020
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Demo of Websockets in 3D World. Click to change the boxes on the other user's machine, while the...
User-controlled ...
512 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 12 Feb 2017
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
3d model World. User controlled on desktop. Keyboard arrows to move. Switch to "Move with" camer...
Touch World
319 runs ♦ 1 like
By Starter user  
Created: 6 Jan 2018
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
How to override default touch handling. Mobile: Touch drag moves agent, touch pinch zooms camera...
Complex World
4032 runs ♦ 3 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Oct 2016
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
World with a Mind-controlled agent, actively-pursuing enemy, random maze, skybox, music.
One Cube World (...
817 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 11 Apr 2018
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Simple starter World (Three.js version). Cube of random color. Built-in camera control.
Blank Three.js World
991 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 20 Nov 2016
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
A simple starter World. An Array of spheres. Painted with textures. Random motion.
Simple World
1281 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Oct 2016
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Simple World with a Mind-controlled agent, randomly-moving enemy, paint blocks with texture.
Model World
607 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 8 Nov 2016
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Demo of how to insert 3d models into World. Mind-controlled agent, actively-pursuing enemy. Skybox.
Zombie Death Baby
466 runs ♦ 1 like
By Starter user  
Created: 11 Jun 2018
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
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)

API Version Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Physics (AB) 1.0 Yes Three.js, Physijs Yes 106 Worlds Starter Worlds
First Person Con...
116 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Enhanced  
Created: 21 Jun 2018
Modified: 10 May 2019
First person view with mouse controls. Use WASD or Arrows to move, mouse to look around and spac...
Infinite World G...
89 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
Infinite World O...
64 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
Collision World
896 runs ♦ 4 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 21 Sep 2017
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Demo of Physics API. Blocks fall under gravity and collide. Can modify gravity, friction, etc. S...
Bouncy Balls
380 runs ♦ 3 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Oct 2017
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Demo of Physics API. Balls bounce under gravity and collide in low friction world. Splash screen...
Starter Worlds for API: P5 (AB)

API Version Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
P5 (AB) 1.0 Yes P5 Yes 39 Worlds Starter Worlds
The Game of Life
409 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 ! ...
Scare the Fishes!
132 runs ♦ 1 like
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...
P5 Mouse tracker
182 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 4 Jul 2018
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Example of P5 World integrated with AB framework. Desktop: Draw ellipse wherever the mouse hover...
Starter Worlds for API: Canvas (AB)

API Version Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Canvas (AB) 1.0 Yes None Yes 48 Worlds Starter Worlds
canvas 2d
311 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 4 Oct 2017
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Minimal starter World for "Canvas" API (no graphics library). Program using getContext("2d"). Pa...
Cells
94 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...
CELLS WITH MIND ...
101 runs ♦ 1 like
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...
canvas webgl
468 runs ♦ 2 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 17 Sep 2017
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Minimal starter World for "Canvas" API (no graphics library). Program using getContext("webgl")....
CELLS WITH MIND ...
131 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...
Starter Worlds for API: Three

API Version Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Three 2.0 Yes Three.js No 26 Worlds Starter Worlds
3D for Kids Worl...
136 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Example of plain Three.js API. Porting a World unchanged. From "3D Game Programming for Kids"
Plain Three.js World
64 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Example of plain Three.js API. Porting a World unchanged. From github.com/mrdoob
Starter Worlds for API: Physics

API Version Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Physics 1.0 Yes Three.js, Physijs No 7 Worlds Starter Worlds
Purple Fruit Monster
136 runs ♦ 1 like
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Example of porting physics World unchanged to AB using plain physics API. From "3D Game Programm...
Starter Worlds for API: P5

API Version Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
P5 1.0 Yes P5 No 1539 Worlds Starter Worlds
Tutorial 2.1
295 runs ♦ 1 like
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 4 Sep 2018
Modified: 4 Sep 2018
Variables in p5.js (mouseX, mouseY)
P5 chase World
124 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 4 Aug 2018
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Example of World with Mind on P5 plain API. No AB framework. Have to call Mind yourself. Mind mo...
Tutorial 7.8 variant
249 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.
Tutorial 7.8
80 runs ♦ 1 like
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!
One Cube World (P5)
656 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 10 Nov 2018
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Simple starter World (P5 version). No camera control. So cube rotates to show 3D.
Tutorial 18.4
84 runs ♦ 0 likes
By "Coding Train" p...  
Created: 9 Sep 2018
Modified: 9 Sep 2018
Texture
Tutorial 18.7
296 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.
P5 Particle System
134 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 4 Aug 2018
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Port of P5 site's "Particle System" example with almost no change. P5 plain API. No AB framework...
Starter Worlds for API: Canvas

API Version Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Canvas 1.0 Yes None No 7 Worlds Starter Worlds
Plain canvas web...
41 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Example of porting webgl World (almost) unchanged to AB using plain canvas API
Plain canvas web...
60 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 1 Sep 2018
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Example of porting webgl World (almost) unchanged to AB using plain canvas API
Starter Worlds for API: Webpage

API Version Uses canvas Graphics libraries AB framework Worlds using this API Starter Worlds
Webpage 1.0 No None No 52 Worlds Starter Worlds
Websocket buttons
41 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 29 Feb 2020
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Demo of Ancient Brain Websockets functionality. Run on multiple devices. Simple page uses button...
Flickr World
159 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 12 Aug 2018
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Demo of "Web page" API. Just use JS to make a web page. This page gets images from Flickr using ...
Websocket chat
245 runs ♦ 0 likes
By Starter user  
Created: 29 Feb 2020
Modified: 3 Jan 2021
Demo of Ancient Brain Websockets functionality. Run on multiple devices. Chat from one to the other.
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