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Jawa is described as 'JAWA is an online tool which makes it possible to create, free, easily and quickly, point'n'click type investigation / adventure games, playable directly in the browser or in the form of mobile apps (smartphones & tablets)' and is a game development tool in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Jawa, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Twine, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Jawa are Construct 3, Adventure Game Studio, Ink by Inkle and Wintermute Engine Development Kit.

Jawa alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Jawa.
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  1. Twine icon

    Twine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    35 alternatives to Twine 

    Twine is an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories.

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    Construct 3

    • Windows
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    39 alternatives to Construct 3 

    Construct 3 is a powerful 2D game development engine which uses Scirra's intuitive event system to allow its users to build all kinds of games and apps.

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    1.  MultiplayerConstruct 3 offers a game mode for more than one player.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    4.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Construct 3, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    5.  No Coding RequiredConstruct 3 can be used without an coding or programming skills.
    6.  Support for LayersConstruct 3 supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    7.  Full-Text SearchConstruct 3 lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    8.  PortableConstruct 3 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Adventure Game Studio

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    64 alternatives to Adventure Game Studio 

    Adventure Game Studio (AGS) - is the IDE and the engine meant for creating and running videogames of adventure (aka "quest") genre. It has potential, although limited, support for other genres as well.

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    1.  LightweightAdventure Game Studio consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  4. Ink by Inkle icon

    Ink by Inkle

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    38 alternatives to Ink by Inkle 

    ink is a scripting language built around the idea of marking up pure-text with flow in order to produce interactive scripts.

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  5. Wintermute Engine Development Kit icon

    Wintermute Engine Development Kit

    63 alternatives to Wintermute Engine Development Kit 

    Wintermute Engine Development Kit is a set of tools for creating and running graphical “point&click” adventure games, both traditional 2D ones and modern 2.5D games (3D characters on 2D backgrounds).

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    1.  PortableWintermute Engine Development Kit can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.10.1 beta, released in July 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    • Yarn Spinner icon

      Yarn Spinner

      36 alternatives to Yarn Spinner 

      Yarn Spinner is a tool for creating interactive dialogue for games. Write your conversations in Yarn, a simple programming language that's designed to be easy for writers to learn, while also powerful enough to handle whatever you need.

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      ADRIFT

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      16 alternatives to ADRIFT 

      ADRIFT Developer is a Windows application that allows you to create complex interactive fiction games quickly and easily. It allows you to concentrate on the story by making everything else easy, such as having all options available in dropdown lists, rather than you having to...

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    • Dedalus icon

      Dedalus

      18 alternatives to Dedalus 

      Dedalus - A system based on Javascript and HTML to generate and run Choose Your Own Adventure narrative

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    • Undum icon

      Undum

      18 alternatives to Undum 

      Undum is a game framework for building a sophisticated form of hypertext interactive fiction.

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    • StoryNexus icon

      StoryNexus

      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      35 alternatives to StoryNexus 

      StoryNexus: The choice is yours. StoryNexus gives you free access to hundreds of interactive worlds, from science fiction to romance, from gothic fantasy to historical adventure.

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