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    Undum Alternatives

    Undum is described as 'game framework for building a sophisticated form of hypertext interactive fiction' and is a Game Development Tool in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Undum for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions and Mac. The best alternative is Twine, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Undum are Ink by Inkle (Free, Open Source), Chronicler (Free, Open Source), Inform (Free, Open Source) and ChoiceScript (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 14, 2021
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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    Undum is a game framework for building a sophisticated form of hypertext interactive fiction.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Twine is an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      ink is a scripting language built around the idea of marking up pure-text with flow in order to produce interactive scripts.


    1. Chronicler is an open source desktop application which allows users to create CYOA/MCG (choose your own adventure/multiple choice games) interactive fiction using a GUI not dissimilar to Twine (i.e. in the style of a flow chart).
    2. Inform is a free app for creating works of interactive fiction, available for MacOS, Windows, Linux and Android. Inside it is a powerful programming language based on English language text. This redesigned website is part of the preparations for open-sourcing the software.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      ChoiceScript is a simple programming language for writing multiple-choice games (MCGs) like Choice of the Dragon. Writing games with ChoiceScript is easy and fun, even for authors with no programming experience.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Squiffy is a tool for creating multiple choice interactive fiction. It's written entirely in JavaScript - the compiler uses Node.js and the games it generates run in a web browser so it can run on any system with a modern browser.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Dedalus is an authoring system for generating Choose Your Own Adventure (CYOA) narrative.
    3. A minimal text adventure engine.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Quest lets you create sophisticated text-based games, without having to program. Make text adventures, role-playing games, training materials, simulations, or interactive fiction.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Steam
      Adliberum Engine is a multiplayer compatible role-playing text adventure engine. Complete with real-time world-building commands; craft text powered games and scenarios alone or with others.
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