The EASIEST and FASTEST tool to make your own multi-platform visual novels! Quickly create your own games for Windows / MacOS / iOS / Android / HTML5 / CSS3, even if you know nothing about game programming or scripting!
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Release Date:
Mar 27, 2015

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March 30

TyranoBuilder Updated to v1.8!

TyranoBuilder Updated to v1.8!

We just flipped the switch and TyranoBuilder is now updated to v1.8! In addition to various tweaks and improvements for optimization and stability, this update includes:

Image Galleries
Create your own highly-customizable galleries using a drag-and-drop visual editor. Handy for building a variety of screens such as CG galleries, ending screens, character profile screens, and more.

Replay Galleries
Like image galleries on steroids! Replay galleries allow the user to revisit scenes from the game once they are unlocked.

** For details about image and replay galleries and how to build your own, visit the tutorial page here:

Custom TyranoBuilder Localization
Anyone can now freely customize the language of TyranoBuilder itself by editing the file /lang/en.json. Works for ANY language or characters.

List View Now Available for Assets
Now you can easily review and search assets such as characters, backgrounds, BGM, etc. using the new 'List View'. The original thumbnail view is still available, and you can toggle between the two using the icons in the Select File window.

Improved Previewing
A quality of life improvement: TyranoBuilder now remembers the last position of the preview screen.

Character Expressions on Entry
No need to set a character's expression's in advance anymore.

3 New System Themes
3 new system themes created by Ko Panda are pre-installed and available for use.

TyranoScript Updated
TyranoScript is updated to the latest and most optimized version, which includes camera screen centering support and patch support (tutorial to follow!)

We hope you enjoy the new TyranoBuilder! Please drop by the TyranoBuilder Discussion Group here with any questions, feedback, etc.

As usual, all previous versions of TyranoBuilder are available from Properties > Betas in your Steam Library. Please revert to the previous build if you have experience issues with existing project files.

More updates and new features to follow in the near future!
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March 26

TyranoBuilder 1.80 Out This Week

Hey, TyranoBuilders!

We are in the final stages of preparing to release the latest update TyranoBuilder, which will bring us up to v1.8. We will publish a complete list of features and fixes on the day of release, but in the meantime, this is a heads up that v1.8 will be available this week (aiming for Friday, but maybe sooner!)

Today our community manager, jay_rab, will host a preview of the update on his Twitch channel, and go through some of the new features, most notably the all-new CG gallery and replay gallery tools - now you can easily add both types of galleries to your TyranoBuilder games! The preview will include how to build gallery pages and set images or replays to unlock in your games. Naturally, no scripting or HTML experience is necessary!

For a preview of the new Image Galleries and Replay Galleries, you can check out the draft tutorial page here:

Or jump on jay_rab’s stream today starting at 10:30 AM EST here: which we will swap out with a link to the video as soon as the VOD is uploaded"
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About This Software

※ 日本語の案内は英文の下にあります! ※

Easily and quickly make your own multi-platform visual novels with TyranoBuilder, even if you know nothing about game programming or scripting!

Bring your creativity to reality with our suite of drag-and-drop tools, plus scripting language for advanced users.

Games made with TyranoBuilder can be easily exported to Windows, Mac, browsers, or converted* for iOS and Android smart devices, then sold via distributors such as Steam, the Apple AppStore, or GooglePlay!

*Requires free third party software. See the TyranoBuilder Tutorial for details.


★ Easy & fast to Use! ★
No programming knowledge required! Fire up and start creating games immediately with TyranoBuilder’s simple and intuitive drag & drop interface!

★ Multi-platform! ★
Create games on Windows or Mac, and export for Windows, iOS*, Android*, smartphones and tablets, or browsers!

*iOS and Android require conversion using free third party software. See the TyranoBuilder Tutorial for details.

★ Fully featured! ★
Easily add scenes, characters, dialogue, story branches, music, movies and more!

★ Powerful! Flexible! ★
Customize every aspect of your game with the included TyranoScript scripting language!

★ Outstanding Value! ★
Create and sell your own visual novels for only $14.99! Requires NO license fees or royalties of any kind!


Praise for TyranoBuilder!

"Super intuitive! Within minutes I was up and running and already had a scene nearly finished. The ability to basically do everything without ever needing to know any kind of programming is going to make this a smash hit." - Hardcore Gamer

"This software is amazing, really easy to use." - Nerd Maldito

"Hands down the fastest way of creating a visual novel with no coding required." - Rice Digital

"Easier than peeling a banana." - G-Genius & P4G





ティラノビルダーで制作されるゲームは簡単にWindows、 MacOS、ブラウザー向けにエクスポートすることができ、iOS やアンドロイド端末向けに移植※出来る。

さらに、制作したゲームをSteam、Apple AppStore、GooglePlayなどで発売もできる!



★ 使いやすい!早い! ★

★ マルチプラットフォーム! ★
WindowsあるいはMacOSでゲームを制作し、Windows、 iOS※、 アンドロイド※、 スマホ、タブレット、ブラウザー用にエクスポート出来る!


★ 数多くの強力な機能を搭載! ★

★ 強力!柔軟なカスタマイズ! ★

★ お買い得!! ★

★★★ 直ぐに購入し、ノベルゲーム制作にチャレンジしよう ★★★


- Hardcore Gamer

「このソフトは凄い。本当に使いやすい。」 Nerd Maldito

「バナナの皮を剥くより簡単。」 G-Genius、P4G

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Microsoft Windows Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: 1.5Ghz Processor or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics Chip
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • OS: Microsoft Windows Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: Pentium 4 or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics Chip
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6 / 10.7 / 10.8
    • Processor: 1.5GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics Chip
    • Storage: 500 GB available space
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6 / 10.7 / 10.8
    • Processor: 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics Chip
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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