Archive for October, 2012

My adventures with RPG Maker

I first encountered RPG Maker about five-six years ago when my sister showed the trial version of RMXP to me. At that time I was still deep in Phantom of the Opera craze, so it didn’t really occur to me to use it. I do play RPGs, but the idea of making one was completely over my head.

A year after that, I gathered up my courage and opened RMXP. I spent 10 minutes staring at the screen and scratching my head, completely unable to do anything beyond making a new project. My 14-year-old self was not yet quite aware of the power of internet, you see. It didn’t occur to me to attempt to look up tutorials online. All I knew was instructional books, and for all I know, such books on RMXP do not exist! Not in the country where I live anyway.

It all changed when I finally decided that making games is what I want to do. Read the rest of this entry »

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