YEP.130 – Battle System – Standard Turn Battle – RPG Maker MV

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The Standard Turn Battle system functions off of the Default Turn Battle system’s structure. Action orders are determined by the battlers’ AGI values and they go from highest to lowest. However, actions are not selected at the start of the turn. Instead, the turn progresses and the actions are picked as each battler’s turn appears, then proceeds to be executed immediately.

Each battler is only allowed one action per battle turn, meaning a single battler cannot have twice the number of turns as another battler even if the battler’s AGI value is double that of the other. This is to prevent any balancing issues that come from tick-based battle systems as they tend to be far more difficult to balance compared to turn-based battle systems.  Continue reading

YEP.129 – Turn Order Display – RPG Maker MV

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For Turn-Based Battle Systems like DTB (Default Turn Battle), letting the player see the turn order visually can add a whole lot more depth to the battle system. This plugin will add a display of icons showing the turn order of the player’s party and the enemy party within a corner of the screen (modifiable).

NOTE! This plugin does NOT work with tick-based Battle Systems like ATB or CTB! It is specifically made to work only with turn-based battle systems.

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RPG Maker How-To Discord Chat Now Open!

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Hey all! For those who frequent the RPG Maker How-To Subreddit, a Discord chat has been opened for those who’d like a bit more real time chit-chat!

You are all invited to join our growing community in which you will be able to share not only Tips & Tricks ideas and suggestions but also Action Sequences, Game Mechanics, Game Design and even self-promoting your project!

For those of you who are not familiar with the app, Discord is a kind of hybrid between live chat and blog, in which you can chat with people but also tag emojis to other people’s comments and with a pin message system.

Feel free to join us at: https://discord.gg/3WmYzZh

You can also access the Discord chat from the sidebar on this website!

YEP.128 – Hit Damage Sounds – RPG Maker MV

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Different types of armors make different sounds when they’re hit. When an actor is struck by an attack and takes damage, they will play a sound effect based off the armor they are wearing (ie. cloth versus metal). Enemies can also play different sound effects when they get hit, too (ie. slimes versus robots). Use this plugin to make your armors and enemies more lively when they react to damage.

This is a collaboration plugin by Chickie and Yanfly to ensure compatibility with the Yanfly Engine Plugins library.  Continue reading

YEP.127 – Overkill Bonus – RPG Maker MV

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Overkill occurs when an actor defeats an enemy with excessive damage. All enemies have an Overkill damage requirement and if a battler lands a killing blow dealing damage equal to or greater than this number, an animation is played on the enemy before the enemy collapses. When an enemy is overkilled, that enemy will reward the player with more EXP, more gold, a higher drop rate, and if YEP_ExtraEnemyDrops is installed, more possibilities for extra items under the condition of being Overkilled.

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Tips & Tricks – Erratic Deflector – RPG Maker MV

Yanfly Engine Plugins is a plugin library made for RPG Maker MV, a wonderful piece of software to help you make that role playing game of your dreams. You can find out more about RPG Maker MV here.

The Erratic Deflector is an interesting effect. It deflects damage equal to 4x the user’s DEF/MDF, whichever is higher. The amount deflected will be split evenly across random allies. And the Deflector has a 20% chance of failure while active. It’s a rather random way of defense, but it can certainly keep things interesting! Here’s how we can make this effect in RPG Maker MV!

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Tips & Tricks – Imperial Highblade Shock (FFRK) – RPG Maker MV

Yanfly Engine Plugins is a plugin library made for RPG Maker MV, a wonderful piece of software to help you make that role playing game of your dreams. You can find out more about RPG Maker MV here.

In the popular mobile game, Final Fantasy Record Keeper, General Leo’s soul break attack attacks all enemies but deals more damage when less are present. In addition to that, it also deals Holy or Non-Elemental damage, depending on which element deals more damage. Here’s how we can create this effect in RPG Maker!

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Plugin Updates 2017.02.26

There’s quite a few plugin updates today since there weren’t any in the past weeks. Some rather difficult things came up in my life lately, which was why I wasn’t able to attend to them as often as I normally do. However, I’ve got quite a backlog and decided to finally work on it!

The New Game+ gets a bug fixed where some plugin commands weren’t working properly.

Animated Sideview Enemies gets a bug fix update that made animated enemies behave slightly more different than animated actors. They should be more uniform now.

Critical Control gets a bug fixed where the physical critical modifier replaced the magical critical modifier. This should be fixed now.

Selection Control received an optimization update. Lag that occurred during menu scrolling in the middle of battle is now reduced/removed.

Weapon Unleash receives a documentation update. Fixed a help file error.

Passive Aura Effects gets a bug fixed where if an aura is applied as the last action of a turn, it wouldn’t take effect until the following turn.

For Equip Battle Skills, I’ve fixed a bug that made the help window not update after changing a skill.

Party System received two updates. An updated change for ‘Remove Icon’ plugin parameter: if the icon ID used here is 0, an icon will not be drawn at all and the text will be realigned to the left. The game now refreshes all battlers upon reentry into the battle after entering and leaving the Party change menu mid-battle.

Row Formation also received an update: Game now refreshes all battlers upon reentry into the battle after entering and leaving the Row formation menu mid-battle.

Change Battle Equip also received a similar update: Game now refreshes all battlers upon reentry into the battle after entering and leaving the Equip menu mid-battle.

For Grid-Free Doodads: Calculations made for previous version are now rounded upward instead of rounding down to accomodate for smoother screen scrolling.

Save Event Locations gets an issue fixed where using an event to instantly move an event would not save the event’s location.

Plugin Updates as of Launch Date to 2017.02.26~

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YEP.126 – Extended Move Pack 1 – RPG Maker MV

Yanfly Engine Plugins is a plugin library made for RPG Maker MV, a wonderful piece of software to help you make that role playing game of your dreams. You can find out more about RPG Maker MV here.

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This plugin adds extra simplified move routes for your events with the main intention of creating specific behaviors in movement patterns. The patterns include the option to hug a side of the wall and move along that, moving a single direction until coming to a stop, relative opacity adjusting, and index shifting.

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