Rankings and Grades

Over the weekend, as I was finishing up the mapping for the game, I had a brilliant idea! Well, two actually. I decided to add a more visual component for two of the more important gameplay mechanics: Maker Ranks and Monstructs Making. I was sitting with my daughter and watching some YouTube, when I asked … Continue reading Rankings and Grades

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Nintendo SHUTS DOWN RPG Maker’s POKEMON fan game ecosystem!

It's been recently announced on the RPG Maker web forum that NINTENDO has decided to put the kibosh on the Pokemon Essentials, a customized set of scripts used by fans to make their own fan games that started back in the days of RPG Maker XP (circa 2006). A lot of good games were made … Continue reading Nintendo SHUTS DOWN RPG Maker’s POKEMON fan game ecosystem!

Underworlds and Secret Passages

I spent the last weekends (and part of today) Making the Sewer, Underground and Secret Room maps and looking for appropriate music to go along with them. Here's the Music I've chosen. All courtesy of Eric Matyas of SoundImage.com. Guess which one goes with each map! Underwater World Secret Catacombs Decisions Monsters Underground Have fun! … Continue reading Underworlds and Secret Passages

Yet ANOTHER Update!!

Good News!   We're almost out of the GRAPHICAL Phase of development! The last few character sets are almost done.                              Music anyone? We'll be entering the tweaking/retooling/playtesting phase. God willing, everything for the demo release should be ready for the Revive the Dead 2: Deader or Alive Event on rpgmaker.net and for general release … Continue reading Yet ANOTHER Update!!

Can games made with RPG Maker be GOOD?

The answer is YES! There have been many games made with RPG Maker programs that have went on to have great reviews and loyal fanbases. Two that I've seen recently so far are Heart Beat and Lisa the Painful (franchise?) This is a buddy /monster collecting game with a very emotionally satisfying appeal and filled … Continue reading Can games made with RPG Maker be GOOD?