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Yarn Spinner Alternatives

Yarn Spinner is described as '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' and is a game development tool in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Yarn Spinner for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Twine, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Yarn Spinner are Writer's Cafè, Ink by Inkle, Chronicler and articy:draft.

Yarn Spinner alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be Novel Authoring Tools or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Yarn Spinner.
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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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    formatting a story
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    Writer's Cafè

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    42 alternatives to Writer's Cafè 

    A powerful but fun writers environment that includes the StoryLines structuring tool, a notebook, journal, writing quotations, scrapbook organiser, a 60-page e-book and more.

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    Main window XP


  3. 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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  4. Chronicler icon

    Chronicler

    • Windows
    • Linux
    10 alternatives to Chronicler 

    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).

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    articy:draft

    16 alternatives to articy:draft 

    The first professional tool for story and game design

    Create, organize and communicate your game vision. Compose every aspect of your game design in just one highly visual and versatile solution.

    Develop interactive stories, deep and meaningful characters and item bibles coveri.

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    Monogatari

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    6 alternatives to Monogatari 

    Monogatari is a simple web visual novel engine, created to bring Visual Novels to the web.

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  7. TalkerMaker Deluxe icon

    TalkerMaker Deluxe

    10 alternatives to TalkerMaker Deluxe 

    A FOSS Non-Linear Game Dialogue Editor.

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  8. Amulet icon

    Amulet

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    76 alternatives to Amulet 

    Amulet is a Lua-based toolkit for experimenting with interactive graphics and audio. It provides a cross-platform API for drawing graphics, playing audio and responding to user input, and a command-line interpreter for running Amulet scripts.

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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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    ADRIFT Developer
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    Dedalus

    18 alternatives to Dedalus 

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

     Dedalus has no features, suggest some!
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