Power conversational characters with Charisma
Charisma is a platform for creating interactive stories with believable virtual characters. Using our dialogue engine, players can meet them, converse with them, and change the story.
What is Charisma?
Charisma is an easy, no-code way to create interactive stories with believable virtual characters that respond to what you say.
Unlike chatbot platforms, Charisma uses the language of storytelling, with built-in features like emotion, memory, scenes and subplots to make your stories feel alive and delightful.
By creating branching narratives powered by the latest advances in natural language processing technology, youʼll help your audiences feel a stronger connection with their favourite characters.Get Started
Bring your stories to life...
Charisma helps you create believable conversations with your characters, unlocking a new level of immersion for your audiences.
Youʼve got to help us, Ben!
Looks like weʼre gonna get along like a house on fire then!
How Charisma can be used
Charisma is a plug-ʼnʼ-play interactive narrative engine that can be integrated across all media types.
Interactive Film & TV
Viewers meet the characters, converse with them and engage with the story outside the constraints of linear storytelling.
- Turbo-charge breakout successes quickly
- Deepen connection with shows and characters
- Add new revenue streams
- Bridge gaps between TV episodes and seasons
- Collect deep audience data insights and sentiment
Games & VR
Take your game or VR experience to a whole new level by giving your characters the power of voice and conversation with players.
- Make your worlds feel more alive and immersive
- Increase player engagement times
- Add voices to your characters with built-in speech-to-text
- Get started quickly with Unreal Engine and Unity SDKs
Education & Health
Keep learners engaged by bringing people and stories to life from fiction or history, or use Charisma to help people understand behavioural issues through conversation.
- Enhance your lessons with a fun, new way for kids to discover stories
- See what players are learning through live chat transcripts
- Support behavioural therapy with tailored character responses
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Bulletproof is a show that has always broken new ground. This experience built on Charisma utilises cutting edge AI and means that fans can get into its world like never seen before. It’s a tremendously exciting new universe.
Using Charisma for Bulletproof Interactive
Let your characterʼs personalities shine through and have their feelings influence their reactions. Play with love, hate, and everything between to make key moments memorable and replayable.
Characters can remember decisions, information about the player, and even playerʼs sentences to quote back later in the story. Like emotions, memories can change how the story plays out, making experiences feel alive and influenceable.
Charisma supports a wide range of state-of-the-art voices for characters with out-the-box support for lifelike performance. Characters arenʼt the only ones with a voice either. Your players can speak to Charisma characters too using speech recognition.
If you can write English, then you can write into Charisma. Thereʼs no special syntax to learn. Instead, Charisma uses the latest machine learning tech to make authoring stories fast and simple.
Whether youʼre writing a dramatic soliloquy with a single character or you have a large cast of characters, Charisma supports contextual interaction with each other to perform engaging drama.
Charisma tracks conversations in real-time and has analytics dead-centre in the story editor, so you can write more of the storylines that players are enjoying, and fine-tune the ones that arenʼt, keeping your audiences interested and happy.
Ready to use in your projects
Charisma’s simple node-based interface makes it easy to create an interactive experience. The results can be incredibly powerful and rewarding for both the user and the creator.
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The Charisma app transforms graphic novels into interactive stories. All the stories in the Charisma app are FREE to play and enjoy. Your role is to talk to the characters, and change the story. And then you can write your own!
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