The eerie darkness embraces you as you walk through the wooded path to the nearest town. It was a grueling battle but you emerged triumphant and collected the loot. Then a bush starts to rustle, a twig snaps and you start to feel the ground tremble. Only one thought comes into your mind: “Not now!” You are low on potions and know you can't afford another long fight, you must get out of there...
Continue the story and create your very own role-playing game with RPG Maker XP! You don't need any special knowledge or training to start making your own RPG. It's easy to use graphical interface will allow you to start creating your dream RPG from scratch. Beginners will find it easy, while experts will enjoy large amount of creative freedom this powerful tool provides.
RPG Maker allows you to choose from a large library of sample data that include character graphics, monster graphics, map tiles, magic effect graphics, battle backgrounds, landscape graphics, background music, sound effects and more to make the creative process easier. You don't even need to draw a single pixel if you choose to! If you really want to make your game truly original, RPG Maker XP supports the PNG graphic format as well as the MIDI, WAV, and Ogg Vorbis sound formats.
Create exciting battles using RPG Maker's turn based front view battle system. Cast pillars of flame, or smite your enemies with bolts of lightning. You can apply battle animations and various graphical special effects not only to the enemies, but to the protagonists as well.
So what are you waiting for? Create towns, dungeons, bosses and other non-player characters to fill your newly created world then save your new game and burn it into a CDROM so that you can distribute them to your friends, or even sell your creations on the internet as shareware!