INSTEAD Alternatives

    INSTEAD is described as '– interpreter of simple text adventures for Unix and Windows!'. There are four games similar to INSTEAD for Mac, Windows, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Twine, which is both free and Open Source. Other INSTEAD like games are articy:draft (Paid), Spatterlight (Free, Open Source) and AXMA Story Maker (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 27, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Linux
      Twine is an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories. You don't need to write any code to create a simple story with Twine, but you can extend your stories with variables, conditional logic, images, CSS, and JavaScript when you're ready.
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    2. Spatterlight is a native Cocoa application plays most kinds of interactive fiction game files: AGT, Adrift, AdvSys, Alan, Glulx, Hugo, Level 9, Magnetic Scrolls, TADS (text-only), Quill, and Z-code (except v6).
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Cross-platform tool for creating visual novels and interactive stories.
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