Examples and tips of use have been included in the library files in between code, to have the code and the instructions close to each other. There is also a separate quick reference file which gives a quick overview of all the most important features.

The following posts will deal with some of the above features explained in a somewhat closer detail.

You will find the ALAN system and all its downloads, including the extensive library, at

What They Say

"[the game] does not represent the real capabilities of the Alan Language but does demonstrate Alan's amazing ability to allow someone who has never done an iota of computer programming of any kind to produce SOMETHING within a few weeks!"

Eric Mayer (on his game HeBGB Horrors)