Bill Hunt
Washington, DC, US

Main website: Krues8dr.com

RPG Maker MV: Customizable Class Skills Plugin

Sep 9, 2018

I’ve been playing a lot of Grim Dawn over the last few months, which is an ARPG in the style of Diablo 2.  Both games feature passive skills in addition to active, invokable skills.  I am surprised that no classic-style RPGs use this, favoring instead a level-based or event-based skill system.

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Hometown Hero

Sep 9, 2018

I’ve always loved those classic 8-bit and 16-bit RPGs. I grew up on the old Square/Enix games, and I’ve been replaying for 20 years. I revisit all of those key moments over and over and still have the feeling of wonder that such simple games were able to evoke. I never found that joy in the storytelling once everything became polygon-driven 3D rendered blockiness. But those older games for me are filled to the brim with fond memories.

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