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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Eight years after the release of Magical Diary: Horse Hall, we're pleased to announce the Kickstarter for it's sequel, Magical Diary: Wolf Hall!

In Magical Diary: Wolf Hall, you play as the son of an elite, wealthy family of magic users from Europe. You have decided that you want to live life as a normal wizard, where no one knows who you are or where you came from. To that end, you decide to attend Iris Academy, a school of pentachromatic magic in Vermont. Here, you will learn magic spells, explore dungeons, make friends, and maybe even fall in love...

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OneSavageRaven
OneSavageRaven

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
brandon4117

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
brandon4117

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
Yldrania

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
Guest

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

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smileyman00
smileyman00

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
Maxen1416

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
hagamablabla

Yes.

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Benben516
Benben516

how download engines sorry im new cant see download :L

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bloodywing
bloodywing

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

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