New releases are back! With a couple weeks break for the holidays, its time to jump back in with stellar releases. Let’s see what we have for today:

From Ayato Sound Create, Gandharah features a mix of middle eastern instruments and sounds with modern synthetic textures and percussion, creating a beautiful weave of atmosphere, perfect for desert temples, bazaars, and more.

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store, or on Steam!

New from Cryptogene, Monster Evolutions: Battler Pack 1 features 5 creatures, with 5 evolutions each, facing in 4 different directions, in 2 different styles, in 4 different sizes plus with vector svg files for perfect scaling to whatever size you want!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store, or on Steam!

Over on Steam, on top of this weeks new releases hitting the store instantly, we have one additional DLC making its way onto the store:

And to finish off our first release week of the new year, a fantastic Deal of the Week! 50% off Sci-Fi Battlebacks until Jan 17th!

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It’s the last release week of the year, so let’s make it count!

Up first, from Michael Rookard, Fantasy Battler Pack 1! 28 Sideview Battlers designed for a fantasy RPG! Hobgoblins, ogres, lizardmen, and more ready for your PCs to conquer!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store, or on Steam!

Next up, from TK Projects, Adventure of Fairies Music Vol.1! 25 background tracks and 11 music effects designed with a high fantasy adventure, this pack is perfect for some Fairy magic!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store, or on Steam!

Drama, romance, comedy, and more, our final pack for the day, the Storyteller’s Music Pack Vol.1, 20 bgms and 20 music effects designed with the Visual Novel in mind comes to you from Joel Steudler!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store, or on Steam!

In addition to all 3 of our new packs hitting the Steam store, we also have 4 more packs being added onto Steam as well!




And to finish up the day, our Deal of the Week! 50% off of Ancient Dungeons: Winter!

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Another week, another release day, and this week we are focusing on some cool new packs for Visual Novel Maker!

The first of two packs from D3 Publisher, the TeikokukaiganKoibojo Collection (whew, say that 5 times fast) features 5 lead characters, and 10 sub characters, each with 11 expressions, 70+ backgrounds featuring 30+ locations, all to match the setting of the Russo-Japanese War.

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

Need something a little less real, but just as deadly? The Vamwolf Cross† Collection is fraught with supernatural murder, and your characters are on the case. With 5 lead characters, and 6 sub characters, and 71 backgrounds featuring 29 locations, you have everything you need to set up your own grisly supernatural murder mysteries!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

Over on the Steam Store, we have three more packs jumping over to MV!



And for our Deal of the Week, grab the Magical School Music Pack for 25% off this week!

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This week for release week we have a whole new series of packs for you to look at. So instead of introducing them to you one at a time, let’s look at them all at once!

The TOKIWA GRAPHICS Battle BG packs each feature backgrounds for 2 different locations, with tons of variations for time of day, ruins, open/closed gates and more!

With each pack focusing on a different style of locations, let’s look at each one separately for a bit!

TOKIWA GRAPHICS Battle BG No.1 Village/Field

Villages and Fields! Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

TOKIWA GRAPHICS Battle BG No.2 Woods/Riverside

Woods and Riverside! Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

TOKIWA GRAPHICS Battle BG No.3 Rocks/Cliff

Rocks and Cliffs! Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

TOKIWA GRAPHICS Battle BG No.4 Dungeon/Cave

Dungeons and Caves! Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

In addition, if you add all four of the new packs to your cart, you’ll get a 25% discount! That is like getting one of the packs for free!

Moving on over to our Steam Releases, this week we’re focusing on making your projects sound good, with more music, and voices as well!




And of course, our Deal of the Week: 25% off of the Spirits of Nature: Enemy Pack!

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Release day is upon us again, and this week we’re bringing some horror to RPG Maker, and finishing out a set for Visual Novel Maker. Let’s take a look!

First up, we have the dark and creepy ambiance of the House of Horror Music Vol.1 from TK.Projects. Featuring 22 music tracks, 10 background effects, and 11 music effects, this pack is designed to bring the perfect sense of unease to your horror game!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

And if you are working on a horror game, TK.Projects has even more for you! With the Horror SE Perfect Collection, you’ll snag hundreds of sound effects to bring your game to life, from the psycho murderer stabbing with his knife, to him dragging away the body!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

For our final new RPGMakerWeb release, we have the final BELIEVER! pack for Visual Novel Maker! BELIEVER! Collection Vol.3 completes the adventure, with the King, his castle, the surrounding forests, and 5 lead characters to accompany them!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

And for our Steam Releases, Tyler Warren’s second pixel pack is making it to Steam, as well as some updates of some older VX Ace packs to MV!




To finish off our fantastic release day, our Deal of the Week is POP! Horror City for 50% off until December 6th!

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That Special Something

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Starting a new project.

“Time to start the 800th game I won’t finish!”

Maybe you’re just finishing up your IGMC entry, maybe you just need something new to refresh yourself, or maybe this is your first game.

So how do you start your new project? For me it is all about a single concept. That one thing that makes the project worth trying. A story idea. A mechanical idea. A theme. Even just a genre sometimes can be that center spark for a game.

So how do you find that spark?

For me personally, it comes from a lot of places. Maybe while I’m playing a game I go “wait, what if at this point, you were given these kinds of options.” And then my brain considers the type of game that could be built around that mechanic.

“What if I could side with the villain right now?”

Or I’m reading a book or watching a tv show/movie, and some little piece of lore from the fictional world spawns off some concept in my head.

And sometimes its a piece of music. Maybe a musical style that brings to mind a story genre that I haven’t really felt is done enough in games.

Where do you get that spark? How do you develop that spark into a full game idea? Tell the conversation in the comments section below!

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It may be a holiday in the US and Japan, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t having a release day! So let’s take a look at what we have for your games today!

Expanding on the first pack, Tyler Warren’s RPG Battlers Pixel-Style 2 adds 94 MORE Pixel Style enemy battlers in 7 different palettes for your retro RPG Maker game! That’s more enemies than your heroes can shake a sword at!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

Following up on the first BELIEVER pack, BELIEVER! Collection vol.2 for Visual Novel Maker amps our heroes up for a fight with 2 weapon poses for each character, with 11 different expressions each, and 3 new backgrounds!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

Also for Visual Novel Maker, we have the OTAKO YUKAKU Collection, based on the Visual Novel from D3 Publisher. Get your fill of 5 male courtesans leads, and of course a leading lady, as well as 5 sub characters with this world of gender role reversal!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

And, as always, we are doing some catching up over on Steam!



And to finish off our release day, our Deal of the Week: the Fantasy Heroine Character Pack 3 for 20% off until November 29th!

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Our third release day of the month has arrived! Three new packs hit the store!

The RMBoy Graphics pack will bring out the nostalgia of a certain handheld system, for not a whole lot of… green. Containing Sprites, Tiles, Battlers, Sound Effects and more, this pack includes everything you needed to get started on a game in this style!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

The first of 3 Believer! packs for Visual Novels, Believer! Collection 1 contains the Earth’s guardians and their home, with art for 5 characters in 2 poses and 11 expressions each, and 33 backgrounds from 13 locations!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

And for our final new pack to the RPG Maker Web store, We have the Retro Fantasy Music Pack Vol. 2. Brought to you by Joel Steudler, this pack brings us 20 more BGMs and 20 more Music Events built to match the style and memory of the 32 bit era!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store! Also available on Steam for MV.

Our Steam updates bring some old packs to Steam, and some new packs as well!






And finally, our Deal of the Week: the G3: Travel Music Pack for 50% off until November 22nd!

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Release day is here again, and it is time to roll out the carpet for our new arrivals!

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With Heroine Character Generator 2 you have even more hair, more eyes, more accessories, and more clothes to make your female characters in the generator! Making your female characters unique just got a whole lot easier, especially if you pair it up with the previous Heroine Character Generator 1 pack!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

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Do you need some music that is a little upbeat, a little modern, maybe a little jazzy? Then little murder case from Ayato Sound Create may be the perfect soundtrack for your game. Designed for a bit of modern sleuthing, this soundtrack could fit in to a variety of games set in modern times.

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store! Also available on Steam for MV and VX Ace.

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And for our last pack of the day Murray Atkinson brings some classical favorites to life in… Classical Favorites! With song selections like In the Hall of the Mountain King and Nocturne in E Flat, you can bring some familiar sounds to your game with these new orchestrations of some classic sounds.

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

And of course, our weekly game of catch up in the Steam Store is ongoing, with many previous packs making their way to Steam!




And the final piece of release day news, our Deal of the Week: the Ancient Dungeons: Jungle for 50% off until November 15th!

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*Trumpet Fanfare* It’s Release Day! Two new graphics packs, and a whole lot of Steam updates! Let’s get rollin’!

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First up we have the Tyler Warren RPG Battlers Pixel-Style 1. Bringing the whimsy of Tyler Warren’s Battler style to the look of classic games, this pack recreates 93 of his previous battlers into pixel based forms. The pack includes all 93 in 7 different palettes, including: GameBoy (4 color), NYX8 (8 color), AAP 64 (64 color), NES (55 color), DB-ISO (22 color), Matriax (128 color). No matter what retro style you want for your game, this pack has what you need!

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

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Next up we have VitaminX Collection 2! Expand on the previous pack with more outfits for the VitaminX crew: Love Uniform, Study Uniform, Sportswear, Waiter, Swimwear, Formal, University Student Outfit! Plus BGM and a new background. If you are enjoying the original VitaminX collection, you absolutely need this pack

Learn more in the RPG Maker Web Store!

For our Steam update, it’s business as usual as we catch Steam up with our store!





No Deal of the week this week, but we do have our Autumn Sale! Be sure to check it out!

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