WRITING

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How I made the Dog Dance in Final Fantasy vs. Dog
This is how you do it...!
01/21/2018 05:15 PM
Community Spotlight Interview: KoopaKush
A brief interview with KoopaKush, creator of Lakria Legends
01/17/2018 09:29 AM
Shooting Particles in Unity
For my first Unity game, I wanted to experiment with particle effects and I soon found a way to make an avatar shoot out particle fireballs. The particles looked way better than any sprites I had in mind for laser fire. Here is how I did it.
01/17/2018 12:08 AM
Push / Pull objects (no-script method)
Made with only built in event commands.
01/05/2018 02:50 AM
Have you considered being more interesting?
Some thoughts on garnering an audience
12/21/2017 06:01 PM
Dice Gambling Game
Learn how to program a fully functional random chance game with prizes.
12/10/2017 09:00 AM
Breakable weapons
Should be self-explanatory. When you use the attack command, your weapon unequips and is lost
12/06/2017 02:37 PM
5 Steps to Write Better Female Characters
Here's some (hopefully) helpful advice on how to avoid a lot of the pitfalls that so many JRPGs and anime fall into with their female characters! Most of it's applicable to writing any character who seems "different" from you. It's easier than you think!
12/05/2017 02:14 PM
Visual Novel Maker - First Impressions
My first hour in the engine
11/17/2017 06:22 PM
The Misaos Article
Everything you need to know about the Misaos.
11/06/2017 12:29 PM
Change the system font in RPG Maker 2003/2000
Ever get tired of MS Gothic or MS Mincho?
11/03/2017 05:52 PM
How to change text strings in your editor
How to edit displayed text in your editor using a hex editor
10/31/2017 11:04 PM
Name Input Tutorial - Banning Certain Strings
Ban certain strings from character names.
09/26/2017 05:28 AM
How to Use "Change Map Tileset" to have 4 Seasons in your town.
step-by-step instructions, examples, and downloadable demo.
09/10/2017 03:25 AM
Basic Line Perspective
When creating 2D images with depth and dimension, this is what you must know.
08/08/2017 12:00 AM
Steve Jackson's Toon RPG, Abbreviated
This is the abbreviated version of Toon, a tabletop RPG.
08/06/2017 07:42 PM
Game Development Project Management using Spreadsheets
Being organized is almost as good as being talented
07/31/2017 10:46 PM
Make specific counterattacks for bosses. No scripts needed.
Make chrono trigger-esque counterattacks for boss monsters.
07/23/2017 11:42 PM
RPG Maker MV – How good it became?
In 2015, the number one question in the community was – is moving to MV even worth it? Many believed it would be better if Kadokawa and the fans would keep improving VX Ace.
07/21/2017 07:04 PM
Magical Crystals - Clichés To Hate
Magical crystals are the ultimate panacea whenever you need to put something into your story, but you don’t know how to do it.
07/13/2017 11:18 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!