Title Source Info
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
Revenge Explains Everything - Clichés To Hate
If you're looking for a cool topic to talk about, you may want to avoid the vengeance cliché.
06/22/2017 02:51 PM
Replacing glyphs in RPG Maker 2003 (Fixed)
Replacing RPG Maker 2003's glyphs with ResourceHacker.
06/17/2017 10:00 AM
Bows Are Easy And Only For Women - Clichés To Hate
Isn't it boring how almost every female warrior in fantasy settings is forced to use a bow?
06/11/2017 01:43 PM
Wrong Literacy Assumption – Fixing A Bad Design
We made a mistake in our design and we think it’s quite an interesting one, even if it’s rather small.
06/08/2017 08:13 AM
Spread Diary Entries - Clichés To Hate #1
Introduction to a new series focused on avoiding overused storytelling clichés.
06/02/2017 09:48 AM
Make bed sheets from layers.
This tutorial shows how to make the bed sheets be above the player using MV's layers.
06/01/2017 02:29 PM
Jump into Javascript part 8
In which I remember to post it on RMN as well as Patreon.
05/30/2017 02:09 PM
Slip into Ruby - Under the hood part 19: MOAR WINDOWS
I accidentally overwrote the master copy of this one, so I've had to redo it.
05/30/2017 02:05 PM
Too much exploration makes you a sloppy fighter
How to balance exploration and execution challenge
05/24/2017 01:39 PM
My 2.5 years journey of game development
My experience in the last 2.5 developing the game Stitched
05/03/2017 07:09 AM
Free World Building Tools, Tips, and the Websites to Find Them.
Random Name, Term, Map Generators, Organization and Writing Tips, and More!
04/30/2017 04:08 AM
Introductory Side Effect Algebra
An extra tool as a formal method for reasoning about side effects
04/30/2017 02:51 AM

Engine Tutorials

Adventure Game Studio
App Game Kit
Clickteam Fusion 2
Construct 2
Construct Classic
Dot World Maker
Dragon Ruby
Eclipse Engine
Game Maker Studio
GameMaker Studio 2
GG Maker
IG Maker
Mega Maker
Pixel Game Maker MV
RPG Maker 2000
RPG Maker 2003
RPG Maker 95
RPG Maker MV
RPG Maker MZ
RPG Maker VX
RPG Maker VX Ace
RPG Maker XP
RPG Paper Maker
RPG Toolkit
RPG Tsukuru 2000
RPG Tsukuru 2003
Sim RPG Maker 95
Smile Game Builder
SRPG Studio
Super Mario Bros NES Builder
Super Mario Bros. X
The X-Tech
Unreal Engine 4
Visual Novel Maker
Zelda Classic

Article Categories

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.
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!