Free visual novels on Steam [updated: 26 August 2016]

Sometimes you want to take off your gamedev hat and play something someone else has made. Sometimes your budget is tight.

Here’s a list of all of the Visual Novel/Kinetic Novel games that I could find on Steam (there’s also a couple not-quite-VN interactive fiction titles), not counting demos …

[Updated: 26 August 2016]

Added Regeria Hope Episode 1, Driftwood,

[Updated: 24 June 2016]

Added Elisa: The Innkeeper – Prequel, ChuSingura46+1 S.

Carpe Diem
ChuSingura46+1 S
Depression Quest
Elisa: The Innkeeper – Prequel
Emily is Away
Everlasting Summer
Frosty Kiss
Invisible Apartment
Lost girl`s [diary]
Lucid9: Inciting Incident
Mystic Destinies: Serendipity of Aeons
Narcissu 1st & 2nd
One Manga Day
One Thousand Lies
Regeria Hope Episode 1
Rising Angels: Reborn
Runeous: Part One
SC2VN – The eSports Visual Novel
Seduce Me the Otome
Sepia Tears
Sunrider: Mask of Arcadius
The Average Everyday Adventures of Samantha Browne
The Bottom of the Well
The Sad Story of Emmeline Burns
To Burn in Memory
Voices from the Sea
Who Is Mike
Without Within
Written in the Sky