• Easy to Write, Easy to Read

    Alan code is natural and easy to write. It's close to natural language so it's also easy to read and interpret, making your authoring a breeze.

  • Easy to Play

    There are interpreters for many platforms, most supporting graphics, making it easy to supplement your story with tantalizing imagery.

  • Easy to Develop

    Alan comes with a Integrated Development Environment sporting a modern environment and tools to take your edit, compile, play cycle to seconds.

The first Alan utility has been created by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. A tool to extract all text from a games source for spell checking or other purposes. Get it from the download page!

What They Say

"[the game] does not represent the real capabilities of the Alan Language but does demonstrate Alan's amazing ability to allow someone who has never done an iota of computer programming of any kind to produce SOMETHING within a few weeks!"

Eric Mayer (on his game HeBGB Horrors)

Looking for v2?

Alan V2 is obsolete. Use Alan v3 instead. You can visit the obsolete v2 information and downloads here.