Download instead

instead

License: Free for Windows
466 downloads
Checked for viruses
?
Tested on virustotal
Version
1.1.6
Updated
Compatibility
Windows95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
Size
25.67 MB
Language
Russian, English
Developer
Petr Kosyx
Website
instead.googlecode.com

Description

This INSTEAD (Simple Text Adventure) interpreter allows you to play games that are a mix of visual novel, textual quest, and classic 90's quests. INSTEAD game features: * very simple source text stories. (LUA is used as basis); * possibility to use graphical or textual (readline) interface for game; * music and graphics are supported in graphical interface; * theme support for graphical interpreter -- particular game can change interface appearance; * portability (originally written for Linux, it depends on SDL and lua).

There are many quests at the moment. Some of them are already included in the INSTEAD Pack: 1. "Return of the Quantum Cat." A story about a woodsman hacker downshifter, his war against evil, and quantum paradoxes. The game contains about 70 scenes, graphics, oldschool tracks and is included in the distribution instead. 2. "One Old Story. A story about a paranoid programmer and his war against evil. The game is available on the project website. 4. "Quarantine". A nonlinear quest about the struggle of the crew of a polar station with evil. 5. "Elevator". An ordinary elevator operator, Ivan, struggles with evil. The games contain author's drawings and music. The INSTEAD Pack includes the INSTEAD Launcher, a tool for automatically installing games from the net. In the repository is already more than 20 games! In addition, you can always download all the games on the project website.

Versions

Rating

4.95
38 ratings
Click, for a quick estimate

Leave a review

Your name*
Your email*
Commentary*

Reviews

photo
13 years ago
Andyun
Add Linux to the list. Thank you!
0
0