Fly Me to the Moon
To the Moon is the first commercial RPG Maker game I’ve played as well as being my first review of 2012. A game made by a small indie team called Freebird Games, it’s available for download on their site at the price of nearly £10 (a generous one-hour trial is available too). This price is pretty hefty for a game offering only fours of game play but I’ll give my opinion on what it’s worth down below.
Beyond the Gates Lies a Story to be Told
Beyond the Gate is a RPG Maker 2003 game made by Sam for the 2011 RMN Summer Games contest.
It follows the life of Claire, a young woman who struggles with living with terminal cancer. As you play through the game, you play as Claire facing her fears which physically manifest themselves as ghostly entities. The game doesn’t really focus on the illness at hand and chooses to follow a much more general theme much to it’s benefit. Continue reading
A Short and Sweet Story
Sister’s Storybook is a RPG Maker XP game made by rabitZ and Epischdrew for the 2011 RMN Summer Games contest.
The story follows a young boy who is magically transported into his sister’s storybook (hence the game title). As you play through the game, you’ll realise this is more of a doodle book rather than a storybook as there are no short stories to be found. Instead you are required to get out of specific scenarios which involve either puzzles or turn-based battles – usually both. Continue reading
Fight Fiends with Fire – Once
Fire Woman is an entry by pyrodoom for the 2011 RMN Summer Games. I played another game before this called The New Earth which also had someone on fire but that didn’t turn to be such a great game so I was curious about this game. Continue reading
Sword Needs Loving
Lovely Sword Episode 01 is the first game in a three-part comedy series by Radscythe. Most comedy games try too hard to be funny but this game doesn’t even try.
The Fenrir is Unleashed!
Fenrir: First Operation is the first part of the Fenrir series made by Sam. It’s a top-down shooter and it uses a custom action battle system. Most of these ABSs are flawed though but how does Fenrir: First Operation stand besides them?
Vampiros is calunio‘s first RPG Maker 2000 game that was made several years ago and re-released as an English translated version for the Valedictory Game Drive.
It’s a traditional RPG game that follows the story of a vampire named Alef who sets out to find why vampires exist and ultimately his own purpose.