We’ve almost marched right out of March! But there is still time for one more release day, so let’s get started!
Getting ready to create your Asian themed epic, or just adding some Asian flair to your existing project? Then fill out your weapons with the 144 new weapons of the Medieval Asian Fantasy Weapons Pack! Katanas, Nunchuku, Katar, and more! 14 Asian weapon types added to your game, plus an MV style Iconset to go with it!
Irish composer Aedan Gerhart Sherry brings us the Spirits of Adventure! An inspiring and emotional 14 tracks will bring a new dimension to your game, from the ominous sounds of ‘Evil Entities’ to the calm tones of ‘Breaking Light’ this pack provides a lot of feeling for your game.
We know a lot of you out there are working hard on your games. And hopefully, our new releases can help.
First up, it’s the perfect time for your characters to visit a classic Renaissance town with the Eberouge Background Image Pack 3 from Five Happiness! This pack includes 25 scenic backdrops, antique shops, mountain views, a solarium, and many more.
Another male hero voice makes its debut with Japanese Anime Voices: Male Character Series Vol.8! This set of 126 voice lines features a quiet, reserved male hero, with a touch of perhaps melancholy? Find his story in your game!
Another Thursday has arrived, and we know what that means: It’s almost the weekend! Also, we have more new RPG Maker packs for you to enjoy!
First up, a new pack from battler artist Thalzon! It’s time to do the Dinosaur with Prehistoria. 66 Battlers featuring dinosaurs, prehistoric mammals, cave-men, sea creatures, and more! Perfect for a game of time travel, or maybe just a lost land.
And second, we add another voice with Japanese Anime Voices: Male Character Series Vol.7. You know the drill: 126 new voice phrases professional voice acted to fit an RPG setting. This time, the voice is perfect for the trope of a child warrior!
Time Marches on and it is time for the first March release day! This time, we’re lined up to bring more heroines to your game!
Fantasy Heroine Character 6 is here! With 8 new characters in 2 outfits each, this pack has EVERYTHING you need for RPG Maker MV heroines. Character Sprites, Emotion Sets (Face and Bust), full sized enemy battler art in tons of variations, SV Animated Battler Sprites, the only thing left to do is write them into your game.
Next up, it’s time for another female character voice with Japanese Anime Voices: Female Character Series Vol.7! Another set of 126 Japanese phrases selected to fit into an RPG setting, and professionally voice acted to bring one of your characters to life. With Vol.7 bitter sweet entertainment has brought a deeper, more mature female voice to the store.
February is winding down, but we still have one last Release Day before the month ends!
With Japanese Anime Voices: Male Character Series Vol.6, the male character series finally catches up with the female one! Another 126 phrases designed to give one of your characters a voice. Professionally voice acted, this set features a high spirited teenage protagonist.
Next up we ahve the Modern + Outer Basic VX Ace! Much like the previous MV version, this pack is the perfect base for a modern RPG, but this time, using the 32×32 size tiles! Perfect for VX Ace, or any other engine you want to use it with!
It’s release day, but first, have you hear of our lord and saviour the RPG Maker Day Sale?
One more week of huge discounts await on the RPGMakerWeb Store, so jump on over and see what cool new packs you can get.
But enough talk, have at the new packs!
First up, we have the latest Heroine Character Generator pack! Heroine Character Generator 5 from Gee-kun-soft features even more amazing components to use with the RPG Maker MV character generator: 20 sets of clothes, 7 accessories, 5 eye sets, 5 front hairs, 5 rear hairs, and more!
And for our second pack, Japanese Anime Voices: Male Character Series Vol.5 has dropped! Again featuring 126 Japanese phrases to use with attacks, victory, damage, and many more. This pack features the perfect voice for an adult male with some serious cool.
But that isn’t all! We have a few updates to existing packs as well! Let’s run them down:
Tyler Warren RPG Battler’s Pixel Style 1, 2, and 3 add a new palette to match the Time Fantasy Resources! Those that already purchased them can redownload from their purchases, or through Steam. For those that haven’t: well they are on sale right now!
Fantasy Heroine Character Pack 2 was missing some of the enemy battlers fro the RPGMakerWeb download. We’ve fixed this and it’s now all in there. Please redownload from your account to get the rest of the battlers!
I’m a huge fan of mini-games. Fishing mini-games, town building, treasure hunts, whatever. If it is pretty well designed and gives you useful rewards, I’m here for it. So let’s look at a few reasons that Mini-Games exist:
#1 Break Up Monotony
First up, we have, in my opinion, the main reason to put mini-games into your game. No matter how good your mechanics, they can start to feel boring if a player has been doing them for hours on end.
And nothing can stop a gamer in their tracks from finishing a game than it feeling like a slog. Mini-games create a great diversion, allowing the player to just do something as a change of pace for a while.
#2 Giving Out Cool Rewards
Another good reason for adding mini-games is that it gives you an opportunity to hand out more neat toys to the players.
Think about it, your average RPG probably has like, 6-8 playable characters. If each one has 2-3 pieces of special equipment/skill unlocks/etc., then you have to find somewhere to hide 12-24 different little things.
Mini-games make a good place to put these non-standard toys.
#3 IDK MAN I JUST WANTED TO
Yes, a lot of us are working on RPGs (I know other games are made with RPG Maker, but we’re talking about RPGs here so bare with me). But it isn’t like that is the only kind of games we are interested in.
Sometimes its fun to just throw in some influences from other games. Add a short shmup or maybe city building game. While it helps to break the monotony for players, it also helps break the monotony for the developers! Sometimes it is just nice to work on something else for a while.
So those are three reasons you might put a mini-game into your game, but these are honestly pretty basic, and there are so many more. Why do you like mini-games in your games? Tell us your reasons in the comments below!
Thursday is here again, and this week we have yet another pack that speaks for itself.
And I mean that literally. Japanese Anime Voices: Female Character Series Vol.6 is here! A new character voice, again with 126 short phrases selected to cover all the ground you’d need for a JRPG protagonist!
January is coming to an end, and we have a final release for this month line up!
Another entry in the Japanese Anime Voices collection. Japanese Anime Voices: Male Character Series Vol.3 hits you with another 126 common phrases for RPGs. This time, our voice is a deep and manly one. Perfect for bringing a voice to that big stoic warrior in your game!