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Easy RPG Creator for Stencyl 3.0 (ALPHA V0.3.4)

Siren Games

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Ever wanted to make your own RPG using Stencyl but found it to be too difficult, too complex, or simply a lot of work?  Or maybe you have worked on an RPG and got to a decent point before you found out that you simply had lost motivation because of all the work you already had poured into your project?  Well, fret no more!  We here at Siren Games have developed the ultimate tool for anyone who wants to create their own RPGs using Stencyl.

We are proud to present to you the Easy RPG Creator for Stencyl.

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Alpha Test V0.3.4 for Stencyl 3.0  - UPDATED FOR  STENCYL 3.0!
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You can download the kit using the links above.

Disclaimer:  Future updates of the ERC may not be compatible with previous data types meaning that an update may not be compatible with any previously made games using the database.  We'll try our best to avoid that problem, but we wanted to warn you not to get too carried away while testing the database unless you're happy with its current state.

Enjoy the database and the kit.  For help on how to install and use the database please see the Easy RPG Creator Wiki page!  - Help contributing to the page would be much appreciated once you've mastered the extension.

Thanks for all your patience and support.  Can't wait to get all your feedback.


For now, please head over to the bug report topic to talk about issues or report bugs.  Or head to our website:  Siren's Website and post a message on the contact page with ERC in the subject line.  If you have any questions feel free to post here as well.

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So, what exactly is the Easy RPG Creator?

The Easy RPG Creator is an extension for Stencyl that provides a powerful database tool which can be used as an aid in creating RPGs.  It allows you to easily and quickly create items, weapons, armors, equipment, and much more for your RPGs.

Although the database is cool and useful, it is nothing without the combined power of the Easy RPG Creator Kit that we have also designed to aid you in your RPG making.  What the kit provides is tons of useful code that allows you to have a running RPG in just minutes.  The kit comes with an inventory system and a menu system, allowing you to access and use your items, manage your party and their equipment, as well as other popular RPG menu options.  On top of that, we will also provide a dialog system for interacting with the characters within your world and a fully-functioning shop and battle system (not yet implemented in Alpha v0.1) Do you have to use the systems we provided?  No!  Our kit comes with these behaviors for those who have little to no experience with Stencyl.  If you want to design your own systems and behaviors using Stencyl’s versatile coding system, then you’re welcome to it!


Screenshots coming soon!
(We're interested in posting screenshots of your rpgs.  Please email us for more information.)


Visit our website (http://www.siren-games.com) or you can follow us on Twitter (www.twitter.com/michaelkocha).

Siren Games is in no way affiliated with Stencyl, LLC or Enterbrain.

Irock

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As far as I know, you're only allowed to use Enterbrain's RPG Maker graphics in RPG Maker games. Distributing them in your pack would violate their EULA, so you might want to use some different graphics.

Meestar

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As far as I know, you're only allowed to use Enterbrain's RPG Maker graphics in RPG Maker games. Distributing them in your pack would violate their EULA, so you might want to use some different graphics.

I highly doubt they are releasing this with RPG Maker graphics.  Like it says in their note, these are only placeholder graphics.  They probably just threw some graphics together so they could show something off.

I think this sounds like an excellent community contribution if they pull it off and make it easy enough to use that complete newbies can use it.  This looks like it offers a lot of possibilities for game making, even for more experienced Stencyl users such as myself.

The database alone looks as though it allows the creation of complex items in a relatively short timespan.

This looks like it could be interesting; can't wait.
PM me if you require help.  I'm always glad to help out!

Irock

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As far as I know, you're only allowed to use Enterbrain's RPG Maker graphics in RPG Maker games. Distributing them in your pack would violate their EULA, so you might want to use some different graphics.

I highly doubt they are releasing this with RPG Maker graphics.  Like it says in their note, these are only placeholder graphics.  They probably just threw some graphics together so they could show something off.
Well if I had seen that note at the bottom I wouldn't have said anything.

rob1221

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Sounds interesting...

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Keep in mind that the Easy RPG Creator will not be available for those of you with Stencyl 3.0.

And now my interest is gone.

Siren Games

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Sorry for the confusion.  Yes, the graphics are just placeholders.  We're working on our own art right now to put in the kit.  The RPG Maker graphics just worked really well to throw something together.  To resolve in further issues we'll speed up development on the art assets. 

Thanks for the input!

Also, I'm sorry we aren't currently working on a 3.0 version.  We would LOVE to, but we're poor game developers and can't afford the license currently.  We have to pay car payments, rent, food, etc.  Nothing left over currently for a Stencyl license.  However, we DO have a donation button on our website if you really would like to see this on 3.0.  We've spent hours and hours working on this already.  We would greatly appreciate any tips or donations to know that it's worth our while.

Thanks!  Updates coming soon.

rob1221

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Once 3.0 is out of closed beta (probably within a few months) it won't require a subscription to access.

Jon

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Is this an extension in the sense that you wrote this using our extension framework in Java? That's pretty awesome and this is by far the biggest contribution I've seen to date.

I have no doubts, given your prior work on Shelter, that this is legit and will be as good as it looks to be.

If money for a subscription is the only thing barring you from bringing this to 3.0, that's easy to solve. I'll contact you privately.

Siren Games

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Yes, this is an extension written using the Java extension framework provided by Stencyl.  We would be happy to bring this to 3.0 if we are able to.  We think that everyone should be able to make the games that they want to make and if we can make it even a fraction easier for everyone, we want to be able to help out.  We know how time consuming it is to create RPGs with Stencyl and we hope that our Extension and the provided kit will make it that much easier for everyone.  Stencyl is a great product and we believe that we can make it even greater with our extension.  We will do our best to provide a quality product for the good of the community.

Urwy

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One might say this is worthy of a sticky.

rob1221

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I didn't even know toolset extensions were being carried over to 3.0, since Jon hasn't talked about it and you're the first developer in a long time to make a toolset extension.

Hectate

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I'm impressed! I look forward to seeing this in action.
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Siren Games

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Also, I'm sorry we aren't currently working on a 3.0 version.  We would LOVE to, but we're poor game developers and can't afford the license currently.  We have to pay car payments, rent, food, etc.  Nothing left over currently for a Stencyl license.  However, we DO have a donation button on our website if you really would like to see this on 3.0.  We've spent hours and hours working on this already.  We would greatly appreciate any tips or donations to know that it's worth our while.

Thanks to a very appreciated and helpful gift we will now begin working on bringing the toolkit to Stencyl 3.0.  We'll keep everyone posted on the new version.  Also, art will start being replaced in the next few days.  We're beginning to look at a release date as well, so keep checking back if you're interested in using this awesome tool to bring your ideas to life.

Meestar

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Awesome, sounds good.  Can't wait to see what happens!
PM me if you require help.  I'm always glad to help out!

NobodyX

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This sounds absolutely fantastic. :) Hopefully it'll bring into the community more creative-types who just want to start making stuff who wouldn't want to be mucking around building their own systems for things. I think this sort of thing is exactly what stencyl needs to bring in fresh blood, I hope it gets a lot of recognition and use. Heck, stencyl should probably come with it attached (assuming it's not crappy or broken or something, I haven't actually tried it :p)
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