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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The newest visual novel on the block challenges the genre's traditions with it's unique gameplay and stylings.


Prepare yourself! Umbrella Labs is thrilled to debut their highly anticipated visual novel rpg, "Symbol of Sacrifice," which will be showcased at Steam's NextFest. Symbol of Sacrifice is an unforgettable adventure blending the best of the Witcher with Avatar the Last Airbender told through the clash between fantasy and sci-fi.

The journey begins with the first fully playable story arc available in the demo on Steam now!
Store.steampowered.com

[Demo Trailer] Official Teaser #2 Demo Announcement



Short Summary
Symbol of Sacrifice (SOS) is High Fantasy Sci-Fi visual novel with a heavy jRPG inspiration driven by player choice that tells the tale of the epic clash between two civilizations in their desperate attempt at survival. Our story hones in on the humble beginnings of the cataclysm, in our heroes' small village of Alezia, where we follow them through the tragedy that befalls their family and their journey towards redemption. During which a vital decision must be made. A sacrifice or a trade. The choice is entirely the players and will split the game into three unique storylines that have different encounters, locations, battles, endings, and more!

Symbol of Sacrifice Official Teaser Trailer

Join us at Steam's NextFest to play the demo, featuring the prologue and first two chapters, and immerse yourself in this rich, story-driven adventure.

For more information, visit the Steam store page.

About Umbrella Labs
CEO of Umbrella Labs, Roshaan “Khanondrum” Khan, said, "Umbrella Labs has been on the journey of creating Symbol of Sacrifice for a long time and we’ve finally reached our first major public release, the demo! This game means the world to us as a team and is a culmination of what Umbrella Labs means as a company and the quality we can deliver even with limited resources. We hope the players who experience the game feel the heart and soul we’ve poured into it!"

Media, Press Kit, and More!
Press Kit: Shorturl.at (All media is downloadable from the presskit)

Trailers:
Youtube.com
Youtube.com

Review Codes: The demo can be downloaded on Steam. Please send an email to symbolofsacrifice@gmail.com if you have any issues, comments, questions, or special requests.

Symbol of Sacrifice Trailer #2 Released and Demo Announced for May 30th
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OneSavageRaven
OneSavageRaven - - 20 comments

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 - - 44 comments

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 - - 44 comments

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 - - 1,189 comments

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 - - 696,044 comments

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 - - 51 comments

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 - - 5,558 comments

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 - - 240 comments

Yes.

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Benben516
Benben516 - - 15 comments

how download engines sorry im new cant see download :L

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bloodywing
bloodywing - - 6 comments

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

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