Nintendo Switch is featured heavily in the news, with sales that supposedly threaten Wii’s, however, it would appear that 3DS is not dead just yet. The mobile version of RPG Maker, Fes is getting its English version on 3DS.
If you are unfamiliar with RPG maker, it is the wet dream of every JRPG fan from the 16-bit era. This program allows you to make the old-school RPG of your dreams, or other kinds of games, if your imagination creates a new way to make it work. It is relatively easy to use, with numerous options for customization and a huge bank of assets to be used in creating a world, story, battle system, and characters of your dreams.
The info on the game creation software comes from the developers:
RPG Maker Fes comes available with many map items, so high-level, full-scale RPGs can be brought to reality. Customize the characters and monsters by easily configuring their attributes and resistances to various items, such as weapons, armor, and accessories.
With Character Settings, breathe life into your protagonist and other characters that will join their party.
Customize your characters’ graphics, name, job, and parameters. And with the character setting samples that are already available, feel free to either customize to your heart’s content, or conveniently select a preset character.
Choose from a set of six attributes and nine resistances to spark players’ interest and help you create an awesome RPG that will have them hooked! In addition, you can also set variables such as HP to customize the battle system even more.
In RPG Maker Fes, choose from knights, warriors, priests, magicians, merchants, monsters, and a bunch of other characters to create a dynamic story.
An abundance of large preset materials have been prepared when building massive map creations that can be created with a single touch.
In addition, in RPG Maker Fes, you can infuse your own originality into your world by creating detailed maps with the preset materials
Read about it in more detail on the system page. The latest in the RPG Maker family will be released in Europe and North America in the summer of 2017.