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Has RPG Maker Ever Been Used to Create Anything Good Ever?

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by ToddWasRight, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. ToddWasRight Please welcome our Newest Troll Queued

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    Seriously. Ever? The tools have been out there for ages. This cesspool produces more advice about what makes RPGs good than could ever be healthy for humanity. Yet all I see being produced is weeabo shit and Final Fantasy re-makes. Or worse, "interactive novels."

    Shit needs to end. And if you mention "A Blurred Line," hang yourself, it's trash and jRPG dick sucking incarnate.
     
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  2. bminorkey Liturgist

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    I did enjoy Crestfallen Studio's "The Way" - the gameplay is very mediocre (read: jrpg with a few twists) but the story and atmosphere were excellent.
     
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    Trolls gonna troll.

    I agree The Way was pretty good. "Three The Hard Way" was also solid. Master of the Wind had some pretty clever dungeons. Legion Saga was a pretty fun strategy RPG. That's all I can think of off the top of my head.
     
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    Brandon Abley and Teo Mathlein (who also made Sunset Over Imdahl) made a really impressive demo for their game Wilfred the Hero like five years ago. They've moved on from RPG Maker, it's being made in Unity now but the demo is still one of the best things made with the engine.



    My friend showed me this the other day. It's a Picross clone made in RPG Maker. I have no idea how they did this. This has to be the most technically impressive thing I've ever seen in RPG Maker.



    Space Funeral is a fun and charming game by a dude called catamites, who also made the fantastic Murder Dog IV: The Trial of Murder Dog. His games have a surreal and totally unique sense of humor that pokes fun at bizarre video game logic. He is destined for great things. . . !!

    There was a really neat demo called Rainbow Nightmare that looked promising like 5 years or however long ago it was released. I don't know if the full game ever came out or if the guy who was making it is still working on it or what, but it looked very interesting. I can't find anything about it!



    A guy is making a bunch of Might and Magic fan games in RPG Maker XP, including a turn-based strategy game.

    Google "Donald Fuck" and search ancient, hyperobscure websites for the best RPG Maker game.

    aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa i found it

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    http://www.mediafire.com/?vk6e07jln0bn1kh

    Download it for posterity.



    Everyone says Yume Nikki is the best RPG Maker game, but I haven't played it! It's this Japanese horror game that was translated a few years ago and it's supposed to be pretty scary. I don't think there's any combat, it's an adventure game, but it might be worth checking out.
     
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    The Way was pretty good, even though they cocked up the last part. That's all I can think of right now. Pretty much everything else was a shitty ripoff of Final Fantasy / Phantasy Star / Lufia / Suikoden or god forbid an epic adventure of self insert and his real life buddies in video game format. The Way was the only one with a unique setting, story and characters.
     
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    Super Columbine Massacre RPG!, or so I hear. I don't know if it's good and I don't know if it could rightly be considered a "game." I haven't played it. What I have heard is that the game takes the columbine high school shooting massacre very seriously and tries to explain the mindset and motivations of the shooters by making the player see the events from the shooters' perspective.
     
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    obv. Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden. (or at least the demo)
     
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  9. Hobo Elf Arcane

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    What the fuck is this faggotry
     
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    The atmosphere is often very unsettling, but I think the people who claim it's scary as hell are the same people who write Nightmare Fuel entries on TVTropes about My Little Pony.

    It's a very fascinating game though.

    It's also a very mysterious game that doesn't explain anything, which must be a major reason for its cult popularity. It really gets your imagination going.
     
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    hello hero i hear i your a good swordsman
    help us to we give i your a nice reward
    thx you hero i your save us today
     
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    Pretty much.

    Also:

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    Probably better than Epic Mickey.

    :lol:

    It is an impressive feat the MAJESTIC FAIL of managing to draw the attention of the Internet Hate Machine away from the furfags... oh wait.
     
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    This is actually quite impressive. It's interesting how versatile those engines are. When people figure out how to do more than jrpgs, my interest peaks. Seems like a great way to make a game. I too got the email that RPGmaker VX Ace had been released.
     
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    But is Exit Fate better than Suikoden 2 ? Which one should i play ?
     
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    Have not played any Suikoden
     
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    EDIT: Alright, seriously though. I used to be apart of the RPG Maker community for some time. I never finished a game and only published one demo which a grand total of zero people played and no longer exists as far as I can tell.

    The Way is fantastic, but the ending and in many ways, the last episode itself is terrible.

    Legion Saga was good, but it's kind of Suikoden-lite.

    A Blurred Line would probably be one of the best, were it not for the fact that it's incomplete.

    People say Three the Hard Way is great, but I've never been able to get into it.

    But yes, most games are terrible.
     
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    Barkley's Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden. Magnificent.
     
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    man are all the good ones from bog standard high fantasy genres? Any sci fi or horror stuff?(apart from Yume Nikki and the Graveyard)

    hell I think I looked for post apocalyptic stuff a while back and what I got was 'desert fantasy rpg with guns and magic'

    hurrah
     
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  23. Whisky The Solution

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    A Blurred Line is science fiction. Too bad it'll never be completed.
     
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    I just had to download and play this. But now I am stuck at about level 5 when Minnie asked me to get some shrooms for Mickey in the forest south of Duckfuckburg (or whatever the name is), but I can't find any. Too bad. Or maybe I just suck.
     
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  25. bminorkey Liturgist

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    I actually really liked The Way's ending(s). Go figure.
     
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