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RMVX Ace: Switches and Variables, Part 2


Howdy! Uncle Despain here, with the second part of my tutorial on RPG Maker VX Ace’s switch and variable functions.

The previous tutorial explained what switches and variables are, and then we walked through the creation of a treasure chest event. We used switches and self switches, and learned about event pages and their conditions. In this part of the tutorial, we’re going to expand on that knowledge by using variables. If you haven’t read part one, check it out now, because this tutorial builds off of the elements introduced there. Continue reading

RMVX Ace: Switches and Variables, Part 1


Howdy. Uncle Despain here, with the first of my RPG Maker VX Ace tutorials.

This tutorial is going to tell you everything (well—almost everything) that you need to know about two of the most important features of the RPG Maker program: switches and variables. This is the first part of the tutorial, and it will teach you how and when to use switches. Part two will go a little deeper into the uses for variables.

This tutorial is written for beginners who are diving into the depths of the program for the first time—but I’m not going to be covering the basic interface stuff (that will come in another tutorial). This tutorial is written with the assumption that you understand the most basic elements of the RPG Maker VX Ace interface. Continue reading