Python is a general purpose programming language friendly to all ages and abilities.
There are a couple of libraries created to help facilitate writing interactive fiction using the Python programming language:
- Ren'Py is a popular and successful visual novel engine which allows the author to write game logic in Python routines.
- Tale is a library for building Interactive Fiction, mudlibs and muds in Python.
- Balladeer is a screenplay/dialogue system, with specific support for text adventures. It integrates with all modern Python web frameworks.