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Visual Novel Engine Alternatives

Visual Novel Engine is described as 'cross-platform tool that lets you create visual novels through a simple, flexible and powerful tagging system, no programming skills required' and is a game development tool. There are more than 10 alternatives to Visual Novel Engine for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Ren'Py, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Visual Novel Engine are Tuesday JS, Novelty, Sottolio and TyranoBuilder.

Visual Novel Engine alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be Adventure Games or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Visual Novel Engine.
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  1. Ren'Py icon

    Ren'Py

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Ren'Py is a free and cross-platform visual novel engine that helps you use words, pictures, and sounds to tell stories with the computer.

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  2. Tuesday JS icon

    Tuesday JS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Tuesday is a free open source engine for creating visual novels, interactive stories and text-based adventure games. Written in JavaScript without using any third party libraries.

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  3. Novelty icon

    Novelty

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Novelty is a free game maker tailored for making visual novels.

    Discontinued

    Latest Version was released on Dec 14th, 2010. See http://www.visualnovelty.com/download.html

    Interface. Drag and drop. What you see is what you get.
  4. Sottolio icon

    Sottolio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    sottolio is a game engine to make in a simple way visual novels for your internet browser. The games written with sottolio can run everywhere. You need only internet browsers which support javascript, HTML5 and the canvas object.

    Discontinued

    Last update was in 2015. Example game link doesn't work anymore.

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  5. TyranoBuilder icon

    TyranoBuilder

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Steam

    Start making your own multi-platform video games right NOW, even if you know nothing about game programming or scripting!

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  6. Naninovel icon

    Naninovel

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • OSVR
    • HTC Vive
    • Self-Hosted
    • Apple TV
    • Playstation VR
    • Unity
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Gear VR
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Daydream
    • Xbox
    • Oculus Rift

    Full-featured, writer-friendly and completely customizable visual novel engine.

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  7. Sottaceto icon

    Sottaceto

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Game engine to make in a simple way Visual Novels for Android just writing the script in a XML file.

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    SEEVN

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    SEEVN is a visual novel engine (VNE) that allows artists and writers to bring dynamic stories with multiple paths to life, using an easy to understand scene node editor. Let players make their own choices, enter information and arrive at different endings.

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  9. Reebyte icon

    Reebyte

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Steam

    Reebyte is a multi-platform standalone editor tool for visual novel creator and other creative interactive projects.

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    Kocho

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Kocho is a free offline visual novel maker & player which allows you to play, create and share your own visual novel games in an easy way.

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