WRITING

Title Source Info
A handful of usable writing tips
Simple and concrete tips to write better dialogs for your game, along with exercises.
02/14/2020 01:47 AM
RPG Maker Cola Podcast #003 (w/ Jeroen_Sol & Kylaila)
We chat cordially and occasionally non-cordially about a bunch of game development and design topics. It’s casual, it’s cool... it’s Cola!
01/27/2020 11:58 PM
Featured Game, Featured Dev: Ghosthunter
An interview with the creator of Grimm's Hollow
01/19/2020 10:00 AM
Is VR Killing the JRPG?
Or can the two find common ground?
01/19/2020 12:39 AM
Lantern Tutorial (Base System not required)
An extensive yet basic tutorial on how to create the illusion of a player carrying a lantern as well as how to turn the lantern On/Off.
01/15/2020 09:04 PM
Animated Backgrounds the old way, in rpgmaker2003 (advocate and steam)
How to Create Animated Panoramas the old way rpgmaker2003
01/06/2020 05:48 PM
Featured Game, Featured Dev: unity
An interview with the creator of Last Minute Gift
01/03/2020 09:58 PM
RPG Maker Cola Podcast #002 (w/ Red_Nova & Rook (Slash))
Bosses & the Faithless: Some dang tootin' game developers talk about bosses, bosses, bosses, RPG battles that you are supposed to lose, workaholic-based development, and the terrors of the next big thing - Fortnite mixed with the MMO roguelike genre.
11/11/2019 12:37 PM
Percentages in RPG Maker 2003
A guide on how to work with percentages in RPG Maker 2003
11/10/2019 01:04 PM
RPG Maker Cola Podcast #001 (w/ JosephSeraph & Frogge) ~SPOoOoKTACULAR!~
It’s a chill space where we get together skilled developers from the RPG Maker community to chat cordially and occasionally non-cordially about game development, game design and probably a whole bunch of unrelated other stuff, too!
10/31/2019 01:25 PM
RPGMaker Bridge to Pixel Game Maker MV
Learn the basics of PGMMV as it relates to RM engines.
10/27/2019 07:11 PM
Featured Game, Featured Dev: calunio
An interview with the creator of Beautiful Escape: Dungeoneer
10/22/2019 08:23 AM
Featured Game, Featured Dev: OldPat, round2
An interview with the creator of Karma Flow - The Prototype
09/22/2019 02:47 PM
Best Audio Format when using Music in RPG Maker Games
I have made a small table so that we can see what the music file format is more suitable for your project.
09/17/2019 07:00 PM
Featured Game, Featured Dev: Little Wing Guy
An interview with the creator of Villnoire
08/13/2019 11:32 AM
The 3 Modes of Engagement/Difficulty in RPGs
Something about difficulties and how to vary it up
08/11/2019 01:32 PM
How to make better rpgmaker trailers!!!
A cheat sheet.
07/31/2019 05:33 PM
Favorite items System (A.K.A. Friendship Points)
A basic system to have items give different effects depending who they're used on
07/10/2019 02:39 AM
The PRO of PROCRASTINATION
A short thought dump on procrastination
07/03/2019 08:03 PM
Featured Game, Featured Dev: zDS
An interview with the creator of Cope Island: Adrift
06/30/2019 06:30 AM

Engine Tutorials

Adventure Game Studio
App Game Kit
Blitz3D
Clickteam Fusion 2
Construct 2
Construct Classic
Custom
Dot World Maker
Dragon Ruby
Duality
EasyRPG
Eclipse Engine
Engine001
Game Maker Studio
GameGuru
GameMaker Studio 2
GDevelop
GG Maker
Godot
IG Maker
ika
Mega Maker
OHRRPGCE
Other
Pixel Game Maker MV
Renpy
RPG 20XX
RPG Maker 2000
RPG Maker 2003
RPG Maker 95
RPG Maker FES
RPG Maker MV
RPG Maker VX
RPG Maker VX Ace
RPG Maker XP
RPG Toolkit
RPG Tsukuru 2000
RPG Tsukuru 2003
rpgboss
RPGWizard
Sim RPG Maker 95
Smile Game Builder
Solarus
Sphere
SRPG Studio
Stencyl
Super Mario Bros NES Builder
Super Mario Bros. X
TURBU
Tyranobuilder
Unity
Unreal Engine 4
Verge3
Visual Novel Maker
WOLF RPG Editor
Zelda Classic

Article Categories

Anomalies
This section is a catch-all for anything that doesn't fit in the above categories. It may or may not be related to game making or RMN. It could have stories about pirates.
Artist Workshop
The articles in the artist workshop are geared towards making original sprites and tilesets for your game, which can help it stand out.
Game Design and Theory
This section is where all the amateur thinktanks write article regarding gameplay, with topics covering balance, dungeon design, battle systems, etc.
Programming and Mathematics
Need to do some heavy-duty coding or math work? This is the place.
Webcast
Broadcast your opinions over the Internet for all to hear!
Writer's Block
The storytelling category is for articles about creating well-rounded heroes, villains, background stories and even worlds!