Quest lets you make text adventure games or gamebooks that can be played anywhere. Your game can be played in a web browser, or downloaded to a PC. No programming required. Everything is displayed in plain English, and a full tutorial is included.
Version: 5.5Quest is free open source software that lets you make interactive fiction - you can make text adventure games (like Zork, or Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) and gamebooks (like Choose Your Own Adventure).
Operating System: Windows
No programming is required - everything about your game is displayed in plain English, and a full tutorial is included.
Your game can be played in a web browser, or downloaded to a PC. You can add pictures to your game, a map, music and sound effects - even video from YouTube or Vimeo.
You can create games in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Romanian or Esperanto - or create your own translation.
When your game is ready, you can upload it to our website. People can then play your game online using a web browser, with no need to download any software.
Quest is a powerful game platform. It is designed to be easy to learn, but has huge power if you need it.
Quest is licenced under Ms-PL (similar to MIT), which means you can download and modify the Quest source code, and even use it in closed source commercial applications.
Version 5.5: Quest has been completely rewritten. It is now free and open source, and much more powerful.
Version 4.1.2: New Quest Packager lets you create stand-alone games
Version 4.04: Redesigned visual editor QDK so it is now even easier to create your own games.