How to Enable Developer Console For Ren’Py Games? (2023)

Do you want to learn how to enable developer console for Ren’Py game? If your answer is YES then you are at the perfect place.

The reason why people want to enable developer console of Ren’Py games is they allow users to apply cheat codes, ipatch and other stuff.

If you are unable to open the Developers Console in Ren’Py games then don’t worry you are not alone who is having this issue right now.

A lot of people are facing the same issue while trying to open the Developer Console in Ren’Py Save Editor.

Usually users press Shift+O to open the developer console in Ren’Py games but that button don’t work when you have Ren’Py’s developer console disabled.

To access Developer Console in a Ren’Py game, you have to enable it manually. If you don’t know how to do it manually then follow the steps mentioned methods.

Without any further ado let’s start,

Enabling the Developer Console of Ren’py Games:

Mostly people open developers’ consoles to cheat in game because they want to eliminate the grinding and speed up the characters’ stats progression, and add earn a lot of in-game currency in no time.

Regardless of the reason, if you want to enable Ren’Py’s developer console then follow the steps written below:

Method 1:

The first method needs you to follow two steps:

Step 1:

In this method you have to Create a text document called options.rpy and paste below code there and Save

init -1:

python hide:

config.developer = True

Or you can simply click here and Download This File.

Step 2:

In the second step, you have to place the code in a folder called game inside your Ren’py game. Follow the mentioned path to find the game folder.


(Note: if options.rpy already exists on your device, simply rename your options.rpy to whatever name you prefer)

Method 2:

The second method of enabling developer’s console of a Ren’Py games requires you follow the steps written below:

In this method, you need to make a small change in 00console.rpy. To do so, go to gamename/Renpy/Common/00console.rpy and open 00console.rpy file in your text editor and find this line,

# If true, the console is enabled despite config.developer statement being False.

config.console = False

Now edit this line and change variable to,

# If true, the console is enabled despite config.developer statement being False.

config.console = True

Now save the file. Now press Shift+O to open the Developer Console.

These are two methods that can be used to enable Ren’Py game’s developers console.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Here are some basic questions related to Renpy and their answers:

Q1. Do You Need to Code in Renpy?

Ans: No, you don’t need to know the proper programming language to use Ren’Py software. If you know the basic of programming then you can use this software.

Ren’Py visual novel requires only a few programming statements in python to use.

Q2. What Editor Should I Use For Renpy?

Ans: Ren’Py uses a text editor to allow the user to edit game scripts from the launcher, and to report errors to the user.

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