RPG Maker VX is a powerful engine, and the thing that makes that engine powerful is RGSS2. All RPG Maker VX games run on RGSS2, which is a scripting language that uses the Ruby programming language. Today, I’m going to explain a little bit about how to take advantage of this powerful tool.
Now, I know what you are thinking, “I don’t know how to program! How am I supposed to make a script!”. Well, the good thing is that in most cases you won’t have to. The RPG Maker user base has a huge amount of coders in it, and they make premade scripts to be inserted into a game. You can search around on the net for scripts made to do any number of things.
To explain how to use this, let’s assume you want to have your characters heal their HP and MP on a level up. If you look through the database, you will quickly find there is no way to do this! That is where my good friend Jet will come in. He has made a short script titled Level Up Effects. You can grab it in a text file below (you can also visit his thread on rpgmakervx.net which contains a massive number of small scripts using the source thread button).
Now that you have the script we use, lets learn how to put it into your project. Continue reading