Secret Lab

Secret Lab

Creating Yarn Spinner, the narrative tool for game makers!

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Get your name in Yarn Spinner, as a thank-you for being a patron!

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• Your name will appear in the About screen in the Unity integration for Yarn Spinner.

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Include your name, and a link of your choosing, on Yarn Spinner's site. (Link subject to our approval!)

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About Secret Lab

Welcome to Yarn Spinner!

Yarn Spinner is the friendly tool for building game dialogue. Write your conversations in a simple, writer-friendly language, and integrate it into your game.

Yarn Spinner is the dialogue engine behind  Night in the WoodsA Short HikeOK KO: Let's Play Heroes, and Frog Detective 2.

As a patron of Yarn Spinner, you can help make the project the best it can be. You'll be able to vote on how we prioritise features, get one-on-one support from us, and get behind-the-scenes access to future plans for the tool.

Yarn Spinner is primarily built by Secret Lab, an Australian independent games studio. We're best known for our work on Night in the Woods, and we've written a ton of books for O'Reilly Media, ranging  from game development to artificial intelligence. We know what we're about, and we're great at making cool tools for rad devs. We've also been helped by our wonderful contributors to our open source project.

We've been building Yarn Spinner since 2015, and we're excited for you to join us as it takes its next steps. Join us, and we can make the best tool for storytelling in games.

Thanks for coming by! 🧶
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We’ll offer a thank-you gift to all patrons at the Storyteller level or above!
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