• 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

"I-F languages are like vehicles ... using Alan is like driving a zippy, easy-handling little electric town car -- it's often all you need to take you where you want to go."

Lelah Conrad

Looking for v2?

Alan V2 is obsolete.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