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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January 18

TyranoBuilder Updated to v182!

We're back (and will KEEP coming back!) with a new update to TyranoBuilder! This update upgrades TyranoBuilder to 64 bit, adds support for external plug-ins function, native 16: 9 screen support, new themes, and more.

TyranoBuilder Upgraded from 32 but to 64 bit

Upgraded ahead of the next version of MacOS, which will remove support for 32 bit applications, and greatly improves stability for both the Windows and Mac versions.

Support for External Plug-ins
Now you can add new functionality to your projects using plugins. A number of official plugins are already available at the official TyranoPlugins website (, and plans are in place to enable anyone with knowledge of TyranoScript to be able develop their own components and plugins!

The current roster of official plugins includes:
  • Background Mask Transitions
  • Auto Save and Auto Load
  • Custom Title
  • Custom Save Game Thumbnail
  • Emoticons
  • Expanded Backlog Functionality
  • Mask Transitions
  • Open Website
  • Screen Filters
  • Share on Twitter
  • Show Dialogue
  • Sleep and Awake
  • Sprite

More to follow!

Visit our 'How to Use Plugins' tutorial here:

Native 16: 9 (1280px × 720px) Screen Support
This is the new default screen resolution from v182, and is the standard aspect ratio for smartphones.

New Themes Added
A range of new themes have been added, including 16:9 formats.

‘Pause’ Component Added
This new component pauses the game and awaits a click before proceeding. Add it to the Tools area via Customize Tool Area window.

TyranoScript Updated to v472d
TyranoScript is updated to the latest and greatest version.

As usual, all previous versions are available via the Beta options in the Steam client. For details, see:

If you have any questions or feedback, we would love to hear from you. Dy and post to the official TyranoBuilder discussion group at at we'll be in touch!

On behalf of everyone at Nyu Media and STRIKEWORKS, THANK YOU for your continued support and have a great weekend!!
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December 13, 2018

Game Jam 2018 Finalist announced! Congrats!

Hey TyranoBuilders!

This years game jam blew me away with the quality of the entries and all the different takes you did on the theme we provided! We are super happy to announce the winners of the game jam finally.

To see who won the Gold, Silver, and Bronze slots you can check out the Placement page here: Rankings
Which shows off some screenshots from the games as well as linking you all to their game page to try out!

We also wanted to share some of the judge's comments on some of the top games and what their thoughts were as to why you should check them out

Thanatos Complex - All around fun! It has a great character design that fits the world.

City of Colorless Town - Fun spin on the theme! It had a good moral and uplifting story.

Genii of Children - Interesting concept! Good use the game engine with minigames.

Almabtrieb - Heartwarming, ethereal story. It was as if the creator was painting with words!

City of Oceanus - Cool pixel art style and animation right off the bat! Great use of the game engine!

Runners up:

The Fountain - Nice hand-drawn artwork! A well-rounded story with a heartwarming ending.

Flippety Floppity in Flop City - Great interpretation of the theme with a unique world with its own rule. Good luck to everyone trying to live in Flop City!
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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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