Ren'Py is a free, 2D, and cross-platform engine that helps you make story-based games including visual novels and simulation games. It uses a scripting language based on Python.

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About Discouraged Workers with 2 comments by Arisae on Mar 28th, 2015

Thank you for your visit! I'm Lee Yun-Seok, creator of YGGDRASIL STUDIO. The second magazine of the 『Discouraged Workers』to be written as of March 28, the 21th day from the start date of Steam Greenlight, March 7.

Steam Greenlight Progress

Hmm, need your voting. I'll do my best for my players!

New Art

Eternal Happiness is out. It is using ingame and sports towel.

Ga-Yeon's standing sprite and profile.

And this is Hye-Na's sketch. She is Ga-Yeon's little sister.

IndieGoGo Gift Art Updated

Eternal Happiness. It is used sports towel.

Mouse pad is used our common promotional art.

And I working for trading cards. If funding succeeds, the cards text will be translated in English. Our professional translator is now ready for working.


I trying the SNS support project with HeadTalker. If you want to support for KNDW, please support with HeadTalker.

//Did you like our second magazine? Hope you enjoyed it, and if so, please vote on Steam Greenlight and support through IndieGoGo with HeadTalker. We will reward all of you with a better game.

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This is a story that takes place over the course of several years, starting as a preteen and ending in adulthood. The main character Laura starts out...

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Updated 2 days ago TBD Single Player Realistic Sim

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Updated 4 days ago Released Feb 14, 2015 Single Player Visual Novel

Newlyweds Jack and Kelly have come to colonize the Earth-like planet of Talaam, along with two hundred other brave pioneers. They thought their love would...

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Updated 1 week ago Released Feb 18, 2015 Single Player Realistic Sim

When the self-consumed, all-American prom queen wannabe Kaitlyn gets sent to China as a punishment, she must navigate the waters of the language, the...

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OneSavageRaven Mar 1 2014, 9:16pm says:

Hey, can someone help me with the Ren'Py engine? It's just that everytime I type new code into the script.rpy, I get an error saying "Tab characters are not allowed in Ren'py scripts." Can someone help me?

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brandon4117 Apr 3 2014, 8:47pm replied:

Could you show me the code? If it's code that's trying to define an item like "image nblnk = im.Scale("nblnk.png", 320, 575)", that HUGE space you see right there after "image nblnk" is a tab space (EDIT: Okay, so indiedb takes out the space, but the space is as big as when you hit tab in the script editor). Usually it changes tabs into spaces but when defining something if you use Tab it marks it as an error. If it's not that that's the issue, show me a bit of the code and I can work on it for ya.

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brandon4117 Apr 3 2014, 8:55pm replied:

Make sure every line of code defining something only has one space between each variable, like so:
"variable nickname = "realname.filetype", where variable is the type of file or action, such as image, play music, play sound, or with (EDIT: with is used in other places, NOT with an "=" sign. My bad. the "play music" or "play sound" however are almost like that, just without the "=" sign). If you don't know what those are, the engine itself when downloaded has a tutorial game that explains pretty much everything (except the more complex errors.) This is just an add-on to what I said above, if it still doesn't fix it, I'll gladly check your code.

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Yldrania Feb 3 2014, 12:17am says:

If this place is inappropriate to say this, please forgive me and delete the comment. If not, I would be very happy if it actually helps: I am planning on releasing a couple of longer stories as visual novels.. games, with this engine. I am a writer mainly, and not the best artist. I would love if, if someone is an artist or has interest and experience in the creation of artwork, would be interested in working with me, they could contact me via PM.

Again, I apologize if this is not the correct place to post this, but on the forums things like that are lost within hours with no results so I figured I would try my luck here.

Thanks in advance. I love this engine :)

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Guest Jul 26 2014, 5:01pm replied:

I wouldnt mind helping with the artwork! You can reach me at Lucr3tcia.deviant and we can talk about it xD

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smileyman00 Aug 2 2012, 4:12pm says:

ren'py engine. Whoever has played a game similar to this engine, please send me a message. It sounds very familiar.

(dark humor laugh)

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Maxen1416 May 27 2012, 6:17pm says:

its a bit saddening to see many ren'py games releasing with a price up to $20, even when the arts, story, and or "gameplay" is not that good.

-not to be compared, look at Katawa Shoujo being one of the greatest, yet totally free

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hagamablabla Apr 15 2013, 9:44pm replied:


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Benben516 Apr 26 2012, 4:39pm says:

how download engines sorry im new cant see download :L

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bloodywing May 10 2012, 11:05am replied:

Go to and look at "How do I get Ren'Py?"

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