Category Archives: Design

Bring on the battler

As mentioned in a previous post the battler sprites in Phantasy Star RMXP are fully animated. The game features battlers from every title in the game, but the bulk of it comes from Phantasy Star II. All but one enemy … Continue reading

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Project Cancelled?!

No this project is not dead! I got some questions in the mail regarding the long silence over here. Don’t worry Phantasy Star RMXP is still going strong. The long silence on the blog didn’t mean I haven’t been working on … Continue reading

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Equip yourselves well

Let’s take some time to focus on the weapons and armor used in Phantasy Star RMXP. Like the original series the game will provide a nice mix of sci-fi and fantasy styled weapons and armor. Claws, swords, daggers, vulcans and cannons … Continue reading

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Sprite up your life

In early versions of Phantasy Star RMXP a sprite style similar to End of the Millennium was used. After seeing what Missy Tannenbaum had done with Phantasy Star II styled sprite designs on her Dorkstitch blog I knew which direction I … Continue reading

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Rise or Fall

Phantasy Star RMXP offers a battle system very close to the one the classic games use. Originally I started programming a game in RPG Maker 2000. However after seeing what Di.H achieved with 20 years past I decided to switch to RPG Maker … Continue reading

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