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Join Us For Threlte Warp

The First Threlte Hackathon

15-22 October 2023

Threlte Warp 23 Hackathon has been concluded. The Threlte team was delighted to see some excellent entries, and we had a hard time choosing the winners.

Wow! Track Winners

  • πŸ₯‡ 1st Place

    Warpspeed - @Ed Sunman impressed us with an anti-gravity racer based on Wipeout, this game impressed us with its level of polish: refined mechanics, clean code and slick audio and visuals. Checkout the repo.

  • πŸ₯ˆ 2nd Place

    Wonderful Indonesia - @Peculiarnewbie showed off an interactive 3D data viz map of Indonesia, showing off data loading and nifty interactive storytelling. Checkout the repo.

    Halloween Zoetrope - @idlesseby wowed us a classic optical illusion of animation by spinning a wheel. We loved the aesthetics and simplicity of this entry! Checkout the repo.

  • πŸ₯‰ 3rd Place

    Aurasphere - @mayari grounded us with an immersive, cosmic and visually cohesive relaxation experience. Checkout the repo. - @el-schneider impressed us with a neat material explorer, allowing you to explore the thousands of material effects. Checkout the repo.

Aha! Track Winner

  • πŸ₯‡ 1st Place

    Pseudo Random Scenary - @DefinitelyMaybe enlightened us with an educational, useful and beautiful example how to create generative terrains in Threlte. Checkout the PR.

Congratulations to the winners πŸŽ‰ and thank you to everyone who participated πŸ™

We hope your entries will go live

If the participants agree, your Wow! track entries will be highlighted in the Threlte site's upcoming showcase section. Meanwhile, Aha! track entries will be merged as PRs to our docs.

Choose your path

As a participant you will need to choose between two tracks: "wow!" and "aha!". Both tracks welcome participants of all levels, coming as individuals or teams. Both tracks will have the same prizes.

Wow! Track

The "Wow! Track" is a playground for innovation, creativity, and jaw-dropping visuals. We invite your to wow us with anything from games, immersive ui/ux prototypes, or a tech or business prototypes. The sky is the limit so we expect you to surprise and delight us!

Aha! Track

The "Aha! Track" is where you share the knowledge with the community. What did you miss when you were learning Threlte? Add that example that delights and explains, or a tutorial that gets you set up with the skills for your next project. Let's make Threlte easy and fun to learn!


Each track's top three entries will win the following prizes:

  • πŸ₯‡ First place gets a Wave by Genki – a magic spatially aware ring – plus a Warp '23 T-Shirt
  • πŸ₯ˆ Second place gets an exclusive Warp '23 event canvas print plus a Warp '23 T-Shirt
  • πŸ₯‰ Third place gets a Warp '23 T-shirt

Genki Instruments Wave πŸ₯‡

The good folks over at Genki graciously sponsored our first prizes: their magical Wave rings. Designed for controlling sound with gestures, the Wave could be a neat way to play around with your Threlte canvas.

Genki Instruments, a ReykjavΓ­k-based technology company founded in 2015, develops products on the intersection of technology and design, with the mission of making technology feel natural.

Genki believes people should never have to change the way they express themselves in order to fit the devices around them. Genki' first product, Wave, is a smart ring that allows musicians to control sound.

Warp '23 Canvas Print & T-Shirt πŸ₯‡πŸ₯ˆπŸ₯‰

We're delighted to announce that we won over the renowned design studio Absolute Attitude to design the Warp '23 canvas print and T-Shirt. Absolute Attitude is a multidisciplinary design studio working in the fields of Culture, Art and Fashion, located in Berlin and Munich.


The Threlte core team members will act as judges. Your entries will be scored between 1 and 5 stars on each criteria, adding up to a total score. The total score will determine the winner in each track. Works that break the rules may be disqualified at the discretion of the judges. Judges may recuse themselves for fairness sake.


  • ✨ Awesomeness - the wow factor (so counts double for Wow! track)
  • πŸ’‘ Enlightenment - the aha factor (so counts double for Aha! track)
  • 🌈 Creativity - inventiveness, originality and playfulness
  • 🎨 Aesthetics - design, art and elegance
  • πŸ› οΈ Technique - engineering, architecture and communication


General rules

  • Participate as individuals or teams
  • Project must be created during the hackathon
  • Submissions must be open source and MIT-licensed

Ethical conduct

  • No plagiarism or other shenanigans
  • Generative AI allowed only with full disclosure
  • Follow our Discord community rules

Wow! Track Rules

  • Easily available public repo w/ MIT license
  • Clear
  • Deployed version or package easily available

Aha! Track Rules

  • Submitted as a PR to Threlte repo
  • Follows Threlte repo conventions and standards
  • Discussed with maintainer team