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[Maniacs] Simple custom damage popup
A very quick way to customize the damage popups in your game.
05/06/2020 08:23 AM
[Maniacs] Custom Battle Interface 1
Ever wanted to make your own battle interface? With the Maniacs patch, it's pretty easy!
05/05/2020 08:40 PM
A Boss Guide to Bosses: Part 1
Let me boss you around a bit as I talk about my favorite element of video games: the boss.
04/30/2020 05:39 PM
A Rundown on How Versioning Works on RPG Maker
An article about how one should do versioning for their games, especially in RPG Maker.
04/17/2020 12:14 AM
RPG Maker Cola Podcast #011: Therapists, Moons & Eyes (w/ 16bitking, Calunio & StarSkipp)
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!
03/28/2020 10:41 PM
RPG Maker Cola Podcast #010: A History of RPG Maker and RPGMaker.Net (w/ Archeia, Caz, Craze, Ocean, Liberty)
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!
03/16/2020 02:18 PM
Rpg Maker Cola Podcast #009 (w/ Housekeeping, visitorsfromdreams, zDS)
Your favourite game developers talk about rating Romancing Saga 2 on its romance, its sagas and its 2, the power of reusing assets while nobody notices, development methodology and why for some it just can be one big waterfall, and a rallying cry to MAKE.
03/08/2020 08:30 AM
Steam Direct Walkthrough
The grand tour of Steam Direct
02/23/2020 01:25 PM
RPG Maker Cola Podcast #006 (w/ Bart_Sol, Frogge, GourdClae & Punkitt)
Your favourite game developers talk about making Hollow Project together when they were literally teenagers, hard drive failures and losing entire games, how to deal with said setbacks, when fans send naughty pictures of your game’s character, AND MORE.
02/20/2020 12:21 PM
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
Pixel Game Maker MV Tutorials (ALL) by baz
Learn how to use Pixel Game Maker MV engine!
10/27/2019 07:11 PM

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!