The Ultimate RPG Maker For Windows!
RPG Maker™ XP gives you the power to create your own original RPG on Windows. Its popular and user-friendly interface has been carried over from RPG MAKER 2000, and its graphic capabilities, battle screen layout, and data packaging features are better than ever! By popular demand, this latest installment also contains a brand-new Scripting function. RPG MAKER XP is perfect for beginners and experts alike.Text Link
RPG MAKER lets you create an original role-playing game without any specialized knowledge or training. RPG MAKER™ XP has an outstanding level of freedom even compared to the other titles in the series.
RPG MAKER XP is full of the functions you've been asking for, including game data encryption and a scripting feature that lets you change the very heart of the RPG MAKER engine. By improving the operating environment, the program can now provide support for a full-colour display and greatly enhanced graphic capabilities.
RPG MAKER XP comes complete with tons of sample data, including graphics for characters, monsters, map tiles, magic effects, battles, and more. You'll never have to draw a single pixel if you use these ready-made materials to create your own RPG masterpiece. Of course, you can also create your own unique graphics for games. RPG MAKER XP supports the PNG graphic format as well as MIDI, WAV, and Ogg Vorbis sound formats, making it easy to include your own original data.
RPG MAKER XP features a front-view, turn-based battle system. In this edition, the hero's party members show up on-screen right there with the enemies. This new setup allows you to apply battle animations and various graphical special effects not only to enemies, but to protagonists as well. Pillars of flame filling the screen, lightning striking the party members - never before have battles been this spectacular!
Various RPG MAKER XP functions, from character parameters to the battle system, are created via programs called scripts. RPG MAKER XP is equipped with the Ruby Game Scripting System (RGSS), based on the Ruby language and customized especially for this program. By editing these RGSS scripts, you are free to change or add to any of RPG MAKER XP's functions. Think of it as taking a peek into the engine of RPG MAKER XP and tinkering around with what's inside. Since RGSS is very similar to a programming language, it may take some time to master. Once you've mastered these scripts however, you'll not only be able to edit menu screens and the battle system but you'll also be able to create your very own event commands. Though this feature is geared toward expert users, becoming familiar with it will allow RPG creation with more complex and engaging games.