WRITING

Title Source Info
Featured Game, Featured Dev: Dyluck
An interview with the creator of Legends of Illarion 2.
01/11/2019 10:46 PM
The No BS Guide to: RPG Maker MV
A Video Guide to Diving in to RPG Maker MV for Beginners
11/12/2018 01:52 PM
A Different Approach to Difficulty
A paradigm shift away from the idea that games should find more and more complex ways to serve players with different skill levels. But rather, they should give players with the tools to cook to their own palate, provided it is a meaningful experience.
10/24/2018 06:49 AM
APRIL 2018 MISAO (IM)POSSIBLES
A list of games with downloads for April 2018.
10/06/2018 05:48 PM
In favor of level requirements on gear
Why does equipment in many modern RPGs have level requirements?
09/14/2018 03:38 AM
Visual Novel Maker Basic-Intermediate Non-stacking Inventory System
How to make a Basic-Intermediate Inventory system in Visual Novel maker.
09/01/2018 05:14 AM
Stitched Development Retrospective
The 3 years journey of game development for Stitched
08/28/2018 05:46 AM
File Control - Interdependent Game Files
Tsukuru 2k3 only (it's a DynRPG tutorial about exportable text files
08/26/2018 11:01 PM
Joyfully Rewarding Players' Guts: Winning or losing - are you really the boss in this fight?
How to (not) design (real and fake) unwinnable boss fights
08/06/2018 07:30 PM
Self-Contained Savepoint
How to make savepoint load by location variable WITHIN the savepoint
07/30/2018 03:04 AM
Multi-part songs - jumping to the next loop
This will help you make a song that can continue to a new part within that song, without any complex scripting knowledge required. -Situational-
07/22/2018 06:58 AM
Always display “Scroll Picture With Map“ Pictures at the correct coordinates
How to use variables to display "Scroll Picture With Map" Pictures at the desired coordinates.
06/17/2018 11:41 AM
Joyfully Rewarding Players' Guts: complete pleasure (or pleasuring completionists)
How to not annoy completionists as a JRPG developer
06/12/2018 06:27 AM
Steamworks SDK (v1.42 3rd January 2018)
Basic Use of SDK
04/22/2018 03:05 AM
SMBX Moving Layer Calculations
Mario Teaches Math!
04/19/2018 05:47 AM
March 2018 Misao (im)Possibles
A list of games with downloads for March 2018.
04/04/2018 01:30 PM
Monster World RPG Interview
An interview with the creators MWRPG
03/18/2018 09:26 PM
Complex animations with vx ace
A general walk-through of making animations w/ vx ace. For intermediate level.
03/18/2018 08:15 PM
Playtest an MV game with BrowserSync
This tutorial shows how to playtest MV games with BrowserSync.
02/16/2018 09:53 PM
February 2018 Misao (im)Possibles
A list of games with downloads for February 2018.
02/02/2018 04:18 AM

Engine Tutorials

Adventure Game Studio
App Game Kit
Blitz3D
Clickteam Fusion 2
Construct 2
Construct Classic
Custom
Dot World Maker
Duality
EasyRPG
Eclipse Engine
Engine001
Game Maker Studio
GameGuru
GameMaker Studio 2
GDevelop
GG Maker
Godot
IG Maker
ika
Mega Maker
OHRRPGCE
Other
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!