I was asked on how to do a ‘painted’ background, but I don’t really have anything to say there. Just practice, practice, practice! Instead, I’ll just do a sidescroller map so here’s essentially what goes in to doing them. Internet connection is weak here right now, so I can’t do much. Sorry!
First, create a parallax tileset and upload it to Resource Manager<Graphics/Tilesets
The pink area is where the player character can walk.
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I'm sorry for all the frustrating anons you've been getting. I have a game related question for you! What are your thoughts about chase scenes/chasers in rpg maker (especially horror) games? Just curious~
I’m somewhat on the fence about chase scenes. I’ve used them kind of, but I also don’t like them?
Rpg maker 2k3 is a very difficult engine to use for things like chase scenes. 4 directions doesn’t give enough control over a fleeing character. NPCs are a little wonky with the programming and can break immersion when/if they get stuck. Making chase cutscenes is good for narrative but horrible for gameplay.
The newer versions of rpg maker like Ao Oni make chase scenes more fluid which I can appreciate. But in the platform I work in, chase scenes are clunky, especially if you decide that the player should have a chance to escape. I like the chase scene in .flow with the wall of kaibutsu that you can evade if you have the ghost effect, but otherwise unless it’s open world random like toriningen, ultimately I don’t like chase scenes and I want to make horror games that can use other methods to scare the player or intensify the mood.
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