Frost in November to hold a duck...
...The rest of the winter is stats and muck.
The November edition of the RMN statistics are compiled and posted. Our games have a combined view total of over 21 million views!
(Inter)National Game Development Month
To win NaGaDevMo, you have to put in 60 hours of game development during November. We all know how important the community is in helping you stay motivated, and the more people in the community, the better.
Nintendo Community Fangame Convention
I submitted a booth application to the all-online NCFC and we were approved. The convention has just started and the FFE RMN page is our booth :). I'm gonna try to get some new media previewed here on RMN.
RPG Maker 20XX Engine - Doing Our Part
A lot of you may know about the RPG Maker 20XX Engine, a replacement for the old RM2003 runtime engine being developed by WolfCoder. While WC isn't on RMN anymore, I think this project is bigger than just one site.
I don't know how it happened...
Finding Eden by Sailerius and Hirei has been featured on the front page of recently as a freeware game pick. Congratulations! This game was made in less than a month for a contest.
Pain is the most intimate form of relationship
Archeia_Nessiah steels her nerve, fortifies her will, and braves the tortuous game that is Beautiful Escape: Dungeoneer. Did she make out with her sanity intact? (hint: no). This review is not for the faint of heart.
Free, Funny, Fantastical
Tales of the Drunken Paladin has been featured on the new Official RPG Maker Blog! "It’s fun, entertaining, and a great example of what you can create with RPG Maker."
This candidate made the crowd very euphoric
This October 8th, Rio de Janeiro held the biggest Video Game convention in Brazil: Brasil Game Show. calunio's game Beautiful Escape: Dungeoneer got 2nd place in Best Indie Game category!
Mario's Mansion
This is a short collaborative event project wherein we create Ghost House levels in SMBX. I will then judge and critique the levels and compile the best levels into a game called Mario's Mansion.
RMN Game Roundup - 3rd Quarter 2011
These are the games with a download added between July and September 2011. Some notable highlights are I'm Scared of Girls and I Miss the Sunrise.
Dry your barley
Collect your stats in October, or you’ll always be sober.
The monthly round up of statistics is compiled and ready for viewing. This is the first round of stats since the Makerscore values were revamped.
RMN 2011 Summer Games results!
After a heavy night of debating between Calunio, Max McGee, and I, we've at long last have the results for you. In the following weeks me and Max will be writing up articles on our reasons. So to keep it brief here are the results.
Manor Map Madness
MaMaMa is a community mapping event where you are assigned a room in a haunted manor house and map it out, making it as atmospheric as you can. At the end all the rooms will be stitched together to create a spooky manor house!
PC Gamer featurette
The PC Gamer magazine has a short feature on RPG Maker games. Congrats to Alter A.I.L.A. Genesis, Starless Umbra, One Night: Full Circle and Professor McLogic Saves the Day for getting featured! (online) (pic)
Make a trailer!
The launch of RMN4 and all the nifty new things (especially the new media thingamajig where you submit and get makerscore for making completely superficial things related to your game) calls for a celebration.
RMN4 has launched
With a revamp of the layout, a few tweaks and a few additions, RMN4 has arrived. Now, this may not be the drastic overhaul that you were expecting (or perhaps hoping for!); it is more of an augmentation.
Where have the podcasts gone?
Podcasts are so 2004. Now, you can submit your own Webcast to RMN. Submit a new Article, select the Webcast category, and use the new MP3 tag (or the youtube tag) to link to your webcast. The old podcasts will be converted.
Did you miss the sunrise?
Mellytan has written a excessively verbose glowing review of I Miss The Sunrise - and this game deserves every word! If you like obscure references, clever witticisms and quotes from dead celebrities, read on!
September blow soft till the stats in the loft
The monthly round up of statistics is compiled and ready for viewing. We now have 3 games with over 10,000 downloads!