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RPG Maker VX Ace improves every aspect of RPG creation, making it not only the latest, but also the greatest engine in the RPG Maker Series. With multiple tileset support, full autoshadow control, and a flexible features system, Ace gives you the most powerful RPG making tools ever.

RPG Maker VX is software that helps you create you own unique RPG without any programming experience necessary. Even so, the robust programming features of RGSS has been updated and improved from RPG Maker XP.

RPG Maker XP lets you create an original role-playing game without any specialized knowledge or training. Its popular and highly user-friendly editor interface has been carried over from RPG Maker 2000, and its graphic capabilities, battle screen layout, and data packaging features are better than ever.

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Adventure Game Studio
Allows you to create your own point-and-click adventure games similar to the early 90's Sierra and Lucasa
Construct 2
Create exciting games with Construct 2. No programming required! Export games to HTML5
Commercial (£79/£259)
Construct Classic
Construct Classic is a free open-source game creator for Windows, designed for 2D games
Free (GPL)
Custom built projects made directly with a programming language.
A community project to create a free and portable RPG Maker 2000/2003 game interpreter and editor.
Free (GPLv3)
Eclipse Origins
Eclipse Origins is a windows based 2D MMORPG game creation suite.
Silver (free) / Gold ($59.95USD)
An action RPG maker/game maker where you can create your own Action and RPG Games using point-and-click events.
Free/Subscription $10 USD/mth
Game Maker
A general game making suite designed to allow its users to easily develop computer games without needing to program.
Comm (Free/$49/$99 USD)
GG Maker
Use a Graphically Assisted Scripting approach to develop games for PC or mobile
IG Maker
The latest software from Enterbrain. It features a unique interface and the ability to create several distinct game genres.
Commercial ($59.99 USD)
An open-source and Python-powered game engine with hardware acceleration for blazing performance.
Free (GPLv2)
Multimedia Fusion 2
Clickteam products are powerful and complete development studios that require no programming knowledge to use.
OHRRPGCE is a free open-source utility used to create your own RPG game
Free (GPL)
Games made in an engine not currently listed here, but not coded from scratch in a programming language
Python-based visual novel creator
Free (MIT)
The RPG Maker 2003-alike engine that can go up to 11
Free (LGPL)
RPG Maker 2000
RPG Maker 2000 is officially available in English! The legendary point and click tile based RPG engine is available.
RPG Maker 2003
RPG Maker 2003 is officially available in English! The legendary point and click tile based RPG engine with sideview battles.
RPG Maker 95
First ever Windows-based RPG Maker program released by ASCII in 1997.
RPG Maker VX
A tile-based point and click engine tailored towards creating traditional RPGs integrated with Ruby scripting.
Commercial ($59.99 USD)
RPG Maker VX Ace
A tile-based point and click engine tailored towards creating traditional RPGs integrated with Ruby scripting
Commercial ($70)
RPG Maker XP
A tile-based point and click engine tailored towards creating traditional RPGs integrated with Ruby Scripting
Commercial ($29.99 USD)
RPG Toolkit
The RPG Toolkit is an open-source tool for creating 2D role-playing games and more
RPG Tsukuru 2000
A maker dedicated to producing traditional top-down SNES-era-like RPGs with a Dragon Quest-like default battle system.
RPG Tsukuru 2003
A tile-based point and click RPG engine with a sideview battle system, class system and native MP3 support.
rpgboss is an in-development open source RPG engine and editor
Sim RPG Maker 95
A tactical role-playing game maker
An open source RPG development engine based in the JavaScript language.
Free (GPLv2)
A 2D game creation platform game framework that allows a flexible, write once, run anywhere style of game creation
Super Mario Bros NES Builder
A faithful simulation and level builder for the original Super Mario Bros. game on the NES
Super Mario Bros. X
A custom Super Mario Bros. game engine and level editor that blends elements from SMB1, SMB2, SMB3 and SMW, with SMB3 physics.
Converts RM2k and RM2k3 projects to TURBU projects via an importer adding new functionality and allowing for the use of scripts
MPL 1.1
An integrated authoring tool for creating 3D video games
Free (Pro $1,500); Add-Ons avail
Unreal Engine 4
Professional suite of tools and technologies used for building high-quality games across a range of platforms
An open-source 2D game engine with support for tile-based maps, software rendering, and scripting in either Lua or VergeC.
Free (BSD)
Zelda Classic
A Legend of Zelda game engine and quest creator