Built by Anodyne Productions, Nova is the premier RPG management software. With an easy-to-use interface, a built-in mini-wiki, vastly improved messaging and posting systems, a wide array of developer tools and much more, Nova is all you need to help you stop managing your game and get back to playing it.


Features

Post Locking

Frustrated when an update you just made to a post gets wiped out because someone else was editing at the same time? No more. Never have your changes overwritten with a smart post locking system that locks and unlocks multi-author posts during editing.

Say Anything

Site messages in Nova can now contain previously disallowed HTML content meaning that just about anything you want to share can be done from right inside Nova without having to touch any files. Just copy and paste your code into the message!

Find

Search through all your content to find what you're looking for.

Change

Lots of customization options with powerful developer tools.

Share

Collaborate with other users through a simple built-in wiki.

Gather

Get what you want from users through customizable forms.


New in Nova 2.6

Event System
Mod developers can take advantage of a new event system in Nova 2 to listen for specific events during Nova's lifecycle or even listen for specific calls to the database and hook into those events to code specific functionality, modifications, or changes to the core system. This event system is officially being classified as experimental for the remainder of Nova 2's life.
Extension System
Mod developers can take advantage of a new extension system in Nova 2 to write significantly more robust mods that extend Nova beyond its default capabilities. This extension system is officially being classified as experimental for the remainder of Nova 2's life.

Download

To begin, select your game's genre and click download to get the latest version of Nova 2. If you want to download a previous version, you can select the version you want from the dropdown. You can use the same zip archive for a fresh install, upgrade from SMS or Nova 1, or updating Nova 2.

Nova 2.5+ requires PHP 5.3 or higher. Nova 2.3 will work on PHP 5.2. Nova 3 will require PHP 7 or higher.

Nova 2.6 requires additional steps in order to work as intended. Please see the Nova 2.6 Update Guide for more information.