Welcome to the home page of INSTEAD – interpreter of simple text adventures for Unix and Windows!

INSTEAD was designed to interpret the games that are the mix of visual novels, text quests and classical 90'ss quests.

Return Of The Quantum Cat

Features of INSTEAD:

  • high portable (Unix, Windows, Android, OS X …);
  • easy game developing (Lua for game scripts);
  • oldschool;

By the way, INSTEAD is currently used not only for adventure games…

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Now you can download INSTEAD and try some games.

Of course you can just see some screenshots.


You can contact with INSTEAD author (Peter Kosyh) via e-mail: gl00my [at] mail.ru

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