Introduction to My Tutorial on How to Make Your Very Own Role-Playing Game, Without Any Knowledge of Scripting, and Pixel-Art

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Alright, you want to make your very own Role-Playing project, but you don't know where to start...well this tutorial will basically show you how to create a dice-roll RPG game without the need of any internet browsers, a perfect boredom killer when your internet is slow or unresponsive, or just no internet whatsoever...

Bring your friends closer to the screen and then learn from this basic tutorial all you need to know to start your first project...

PS. There will be download links from, no viruses detected from that site and all of my downloads, and top quality tools for you! :D

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Step 1: Step One, Making a Home for Your Role-Playing Project!

This is a very easy step, which requires no college degree on computer science to pull this step off...

Step 2: Step Two, Using Online Tools to Replace Expensive Store Bought Materials

In this tutorial you are going to need something that can simulate dice...

This is also written as (# of sides on die/dice)d(# of dice used/using)

All of that material looks like this... 6d1 (6-Sided Die), 8d1 (8-Sided Die), 6d3 (3 6-Sided Dice)

Well by now that is self-explanatory

(I changed my mind, you can download the simulator with everything that I am using in this tutorial, the folders, subfolders, and precious files that I made, all for you!!!)

Step 3: Step Three, Using Online Resources to Aid in Your Project

This step isn't really all that important, but it makes the project a whole lot easier to make, and it is good to use generators and randomizers to help the flow of your creativity...

Step 4: Step Four Part 1 of 2, Creating a Subfolder in Your Characters Folder to Store You and Your Friends Created Characters, and Non-Playable Characters (NPC's)

Well the title to this step is all the proof that you need for this step, before going any further create a subfolder and name it after your characters name, so this way you can keep track of your and your friends characters...

Step 5: Step Four Part 2 of 2, the Example Characters, and Three Different Ways to Create a Character!

This step is just going over the 3 different file types, to find out more about each one, simply move your cursor over the image notes that I have spent most of my time editing to help you out...

Step 6: Step Five, Your Statistics and Attributes, and More Details on Most of Your Attributes

If you can't read the text, here are your pre-made statistics!




# of Dice Rolls:
% Critical:

V stands for Vertical
H stands for Horizontal

Your defense is used for every attack against you, depending on how much defense you have, will determine the damage brought upon you (minimum is 0 damage)

Your Evasion is a statistic that is almost like block, the higher it is, the more chances of being able to block your challengers attacks (Maximum is 9 out of every 10 attacks)

Your Attack is written like this 1-2 (1 is your minimum attack, and 2 is your maximum attack, depending on your critical, your maximum attack can go up to 3)

But since you are using a Dice-Roll Attributes Role-Playing System, it is important to write your attack like this... 

2d1 (2 is the # of sides on your die, and 1 is the # of dice you are using)

Your Stealth Attribute is well needed to sneak past guards of all kinds, and plot a sneak attack on your victims/foes... (Stealth is well needed for Vigilantes)

PS. The Dice-Roll part of the game is special because you don't need to use formulas to find out your attack, just use the roll of the dice!

PPS. The Health and Mana Attribute is very important, you might have to make up a formula to find out an even system for finding your health out!

(I use this formula (STAT / 0.15 (Use your calculator on your computer, or a hand-held calculator!)))

Step 7: The End of This Short, But Helpful Tutorial!

Well this was fun, but trying to find all the stuff you need might take some time... but here are the things that are used in this tutorial...

This is where you will find the Generators for your Role-Playing Game

This is where you will download all the things that are used in this tutorial, including the Dice Roll Simulator

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    7 Discussions


    8 years ago on Introduction

    I knew something was wrong...but my newer method is almost flawless, and easier to understand...

    but I did have a feeling that I did something wrong, thank you :D

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    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    I hardly even did any of this stuff myself to be honest, my newer method is easier, but I still don't use my newer method either...


    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Well sorry about that, but there are links to download the folder, and its contents at the end of this instructable, but this is just a basic tutorial, if you want to know more about how to make your very own Role-Playing game, it is just as easy to google search Dungeons and Dragons, they have printable character sheets, and they have very good statistics if you ever needed to know more about the stats on RPG's. and then you can go to and from there you can generate your very own dungeon

    (HINT: My desktop background is a custom dungeon that I made with the generator)

    The folders Worlds, Characters, Copy & Paste, Dungeon, Inventory, and RPDRS are not empty, the rest are empty...barren of files.

    But this again is just a basic how to on storing your files, along with your creativity...