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 Apr 18th, 2015

Thank you for your visit! I’m Lee Yun-Seok, creator of YGGDRASIL STUDIO. The fifth magazine of the 『Discouraged Workers』 to be written as of April 18, the 42th day from the start date of Steam Greenlight, March 7.

Steam Greenlight

Over the 44%! And 42% “Yes”, 58% “No”. We got a 238 “Yes” votes and 92 “No” votes from March 21. Our goal is get over the 60% “Yes” votes in greenlit.

Characters Sprites

April 17, we finished all characters.

New Screenshots

Development Progress

Game is processed over V0.9.48(Korean). Our artist YANG, she currently working for “Self-inflicted” art. And I’m working for change the “Sigh Day”, the second sound track of Discouraged Workers. And I decided add one more sfx, “Hitting table”. And yesterday, I’ve updated korean official demo on Google Play.

English tranlsation for the demo, It will be completed in 22th. And it will be available in Appbrain, Desura, Github, Google Play, IndieDB, ModDB, SlideDB, SlideMe on the 25th.

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

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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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