Visual Novel Maker - Archeia


Hello everyone,

Free New Resources for Visual Novel Maker Developers!


Enjoy a plethora of new resources made only for Visual Novel Maker Developers! It involves 5 girls with alternate maid costume and secondary pose. It should be located on the DLC folder. We hope that you enjoy!

Official Discord Channel

The Official Visual Novel Maker Discord is live! Feel free to join us anytime!
https://discordapp.com/invite/H23qB7G

New Update!
The latest version 1.0.1084 is now available in the BETA branch!

As always, Please make a backup of your project! You cannot downgrade to a previous version if you open them with BETA/Newest Version.

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed: Creating Plugin with the Plugin Wizard might crash if the file contains invalid characters.
  • Fixed: An Image-Map with a larger number/id is displayed below a picture with a smaller number/id
  • Fixed: Exporting CSV might crash VN Maker if one of the scenes contains invalid filename characters
  • Fixed: If an audio track with an unsupported codec is played in VN Maker's Audio Preview/Player, nothing will happen an no other audio tracks can be played anymore after.
  • Fixed: Skipping can causes wrong Live2D model positions as well as game freeze.
  • Fixed: Useless/Confusing error messages on the game's debug console
  • Fixed: Persistent Variables are overridden by loading a game.
  • Fixed: Show Animation can have flickering glitches depending on config
  • Fixed: Copy & Paste Database Record from one Project to another can make VN Maker crash.
  • Fixed: Sounds not preloaded if put into a Common Event called by an Add Choice command.

Thank you and have a nice day!
Visual Novel Maker - Kentou


Hello everyone,

The newest round of updates, v1.0.1079 of VN Maker, is here and now available in the BETA branch.

As always, Please make a backup of your project! You cannot downgrade to a previous version if you open them with BETA/Newest Version.

Official Discord Channel

The Official Visual Novel Maker Discord is live! Feel free to join us anytime!

https://discordapp.com/invite/H23qB7G

Bug Fixes
  • Issues with the Language Configuration have been fixed. A lot of under the hood improvements have been applied. From now on, you have to use the new context menu option "Refresh Texts" on the Language Profile before you can start with translation. Read the updated Help File for more info.
  • Fixed: Loading the game with visible Choices can cause some issues.

Improvements
  • Characters and Pictures can now be scaled and rotated using the mouse inside the graphical positioning editor.

Thank you and have a nice day!
Visual Novel Maker - Archeia


Hello everyone,

The newest round of updates, v1.0.1077 of VN Maker, is here and now available in the STABLE branch.

As always, Please make a backup of your project! You cannot downgrade to a previous version if you open them with BETA/Newest Version.

The EULA has also been updated to be similar to RPG Maker, and it does not limit any particular use of the tool or included resources anymore.

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed: Save/Load on Choices can stop message progression
  • Fixed: Asset Preload missing for Timers and single Hotspots.
  • Fixed: globalData.vndata corruption freezes game on start
  • Fixed: Tint Screen, Flash Screen, etc. not working after switching to a menu and then back to the game.
  • Fixed: Change Volume in-game only affects music on layer 0.
  • Fixed: On Windows, the Window of an exported game is shown up at the mouse pointer instead of the screen center
  • Fixed: Negative Values for Hotspots in Image-Map Editor makes them unselectable.
  • Fixed: Opening backlog and then switching to Save Menu makes the Backlog appear in Save Menu too.
  • Fixed: Right Click > Delete in Create Extension Wizard doesn't remove the selected element.
  • Fixed: Deeper Folder Hierarchies are not displayed in Languages Configuration Editor.

Improvements
  • Image-Map Hotspots support sound-playback now.

Thank you and have a nice day!
Visual Novel Maker - Kentou


Hello everyone,

The newest round of updates, v1.0.1077 of VN Maker, is here and now available in the BETA branch and v1.0.1076 has been pushed to the STABLE branch.

As always, Please make a backup of your project! You cannot downgrade to a previous version if you open them with BETA/Newest Version.

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed: Save/Load on Choices can stop message progression
  • Fixed: Asset Preload missing for Timers and single Hotspots.
  • Fixed: globalData.vndata corruption freezes game on start
  • Fixed: Tint Screen, Flash Screen, etc. not working after switching to a menu and then back to the game.
  • Fixed: Change Volume in-game only affects music on layer 0.
  • Fixed: On Windows, the Window of an exported game is shown up at the mouse pointer instead of the screen center
  • Fixed: Negative Values for Hotspots in Image-Map Editor makes them unselectable.
  • Fixed: Opening backlog and then switching to Save Menu makes the Backlog appear in Save Menu too.
  • Fixed: Right Click > Delete in Create Extension Wizard doesn't remove the selected element.
  • Fixed: Deeper Folder Hierarchies are not displayed in Languages Configuration Editor.

Improvements
  • Image-Map Hotspots support sound-playback now.

Thank you and have a nice day!
Visual Novel Maker - Kentou


Hello everyone,

The newest update v1.0.1076 of VN Maker is here and now available in the BETA branch! Steam should automatically download the update unless the setting was changed.

As always, Please make a backup of your project! You cannot downgrade to a previous version if you open them with BETA/Newest Version.

1080p Action-based UI

With v1.0.1076 we added a 1080p version of the action-based UI which you can select if you create a new project. It is only available in BETA right now and we are happy to hear your feedback about it.

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed: Image-Maps(ui.ImageMap) in Script/JSON UI freeze if a hotspot with an action associated gets clicked.
  • Fixed: {P} sometimes doesn't work and is displayed as is.
  • Fixed: Blend Animation Issues (Pictures not erased sometimes with Erase Picture, etc.)
  • Fixed: Script-UI Choices + Action-UI doesn't work and make the game freeze
  • Fixed: Save/Load Issues with Choices
  • Fixed: Set Object Data > Message Area > Opacity/Visible has no effect
  • Fixed: CSV export still crashes sometimes

Improvements
  • Backlog now automatically scrolls to the end.
  • 1080p Action-based UI template added
Visual Novel Maker - Archeia


We're very excited to announce the beginning of the RPG Maker Free weekend! You can try RPG Maker MV or Visual Novel Maker for free over the next 3 days. For more details and to take advantage of this fantastic offer, please visit: https://buff.ly/2Iuq5m6

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Hello everyone,

The newest round of updates, v1.0.1074 of VN Maker, is here and now available in the BETA and STABLE branch.

If the migration didn't work as intended and your game remains at a black screen, please do the following:
  • Open your Project
  • Menu Bar -> Game -> Open Game Folder
  • Delete globalData.vndata file.

And as always, Please make a backup of your project! You cannot downgrade to a previous version if you open them with BETA/Newest Version.

Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed: Auto / Skip Button state sometimes incorrect in Action-based UI Template
  • Fixed: Auto / Skip uncontrollable state after load
  • Fixed: Unreachable Scene "CG Gallery Image" in Action-based UI is shown in Scene Selection dialog box but not visible in Scene Editor.
  • Fixed: Game freezes if Prepare Save Game has no snapshot set.
  • Fixed: "Beginner's Guide" link in Menu Bar doesn't show Beginner's Guide in Help File but the main page instead.
  • Fixed: CSV export crashes

Improvements:
  • "Tutorials" button has been added to the Home Screen to make sure no one will miss the Beginner's Guide anymore.
  • Join List now allows you to specify a separator.

Thank you and have a nice day!
Visual Novel Maker - Archeia


Hello everyone,

The newest round of updates, v1.0.1071 of VN Maker, is here and now available in the BETA and STABLE branch.

If the migration didn't work as intended and your game remains at a black screen, please do the following:
  • Open your Project
  • Menu Bar -> Game -> Open Game Folder
  • Delete globalData.vndata file.

And as always, Please make a backup of your project! You cannot downgrade to a previous version if you open them with BETA/Newest Version.

Bug Fixes
  • Message Batching freezes the game if the user clicks too fast.
  • Web Games no longer work if they are loaded inside an iframe on game posters such as RPG Atsumaru, Plicy, etc.

Thank you and have a nice day!
Visual Novel Maker - Archeia


Hello everyone,

The newest update v1.0.1070 of VN Maker is here and now available in the STABLE branch! Just simply download the update and it will do it automatically.

If the migration didn't work as intended and your game remains at a black screen, please do the following:
  • Open your Project
  • Menu Bar -> Game -> Open Game Folder
  • Delete globalData.vndata file.

And as always, Please make a backup of your project! You cannot downgrade to a previous version if you open them with BETA/Newest Version.

Bug Fixes
  • Background Layer doesn't affect the Z-Index of a Background
  • BGM not looped anymore after loading a game
  • Image-Map Issues after load in special cases
  • SLK text code not working correctly
  • VN Maker crashes immediately on start up on certain PC configurations
  • The Script Editor doesn't work with Korean characters. (We updated now to 1.2.9 ACE).
  • VN Maker or Live Preview crashes if you try to detach Live Preview on a Chapter
  • Renaming a Chapter and then clicking to other chapters and scene can cause a rename of other chapters.
  • Live Preview sometimes disappears until restart if you select a chapter and then a scene directly after startup.
  • Project can't be opened anymore if one of the JSON files contains BOM (Byte Order Mark).
  • Sometimes same texts are added multiple times to Language Configuration View.
  • VN Maker Crashes if you type into a text input field in scene editor sometimes.
  • VN Maker Game crashes with persistent variables in some cases
  • 32 Bit Windows Export can crash in certain cases
  • Wait for Input not working in parallel with Common Event Wait for Input
  • Audio Memory Issues

Improvements
  • Play Sound command has a Loop setting now to control if the sound should be looped or not.
  • Play Music command has a Loop setting now to control if the music should be looped or not.
  • Show Movie command has a Loop setting now to control if the movie should be looped or not.
  • Play Sound & Play Music commands now support "Wait for Completion" setting.
  • New Easings: Elastic, Bounce and Back
  • The LK and SLK text codes can jump to label now too. Just pass the label name.
  • The {E:<expression>} text code to change character expressions now supports the expression name too in addition to the UID.
  • The {A:<animation>} text code to display animated icons in message text now supports the animation name too in addition to the UID.
  • The Jump to Label command now allows a Target setting. That allows you to jump to a label in a scene from a common event.
  • The Jump to Label command allows you now to calculate the label to jump to by variable.
  • Show Picture > Visual Type > Frame/Quad/Three-Part-Image size can now be calculated by variable.
  • Set Game Data > Message Speed now allows decimal values like 1.5 for more accuracy.
  • Scripted-UI: Chapters which have no CGs associated are no longer listed in the CG Gallery
  • It is now possible to collect missing texts of a scene in Language Configuration with Right Click > Collect Missing Texts action.
  • "NOW LOADING" message will now be displayed for Web games.
Dec 25, 2017
Visual Novel Maker - Kentou


Hello everyone,

the next update v1.0.1048 of VN Maker is here and now available in the BETA branch! Also, the Stable/Default branch got updated to v1.0.1045. More updates will come soon!

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed: Background Layer doesn't affect the Z-Index of a Background
  • Fixed: BGM not looped anymore after loading a game
  • Fixed: Image-Map Issues after load in special cases
  • Fixed: SLK text code not working correctly

Improvements
  • Play Sound command has a Loop setting now to control if the sound should be looped or not.
  • Play Music command has a Loop setting now to control if the music should be looped or not.
  • Show Movie command has a Loop setting now to control if the movie should be looped or not.
  • Play Sound & Play Music commands now support "Wait for Completion" setting.
  • New Easings: Elastic, Bounce and Back
  • The LK and SLK text codes can jump to label now too. Just pass the label name.
  • The {E:<expression>} text code to change character expressions now supports the expression name too in addition to the UID.
  • The {A:<animation>} text code to display animated icons in message text now supports the animation name too in addition to the UID.
  • The Jump to Label command now allows a Target setting. That allows you to jump to a label in a scene from a common event.
  • The Jump to Label command allows you now to calculate the label to jump to by variable.
  • Show Picture > Visual Type > Frame/Quad/Three-Part-Image size can now be calculated by variable.
  • Set Game Data > Message Speed now allows decimal values like 1.5 for more accuracy.
  • Scripted-UI: Chapters which have no CGs associated are no longer listed in the CG Gallery
Visual Novel Maker - Jake_Degica
Visual Novel Maker is now out in Japan and to celebrate, we've added a plethora of assets for FREE as well as two new DLC!


VitaminX Collection vol. 1 DLC
Make your own story with the teacher and student team B6, with a large variety of character art and backgrounds! Steam store page


Light Novel Standard Music DLC
100+ tracks from up-and-coming artist, MoppySound. Steam store page
  • 40 BGM tracks
  • 6 BGS tracks
  • 53 ME tracks
  • 52 SE tracks


FREE Light Novel Game Maker assets added
We've imported assets from the Japanese-only Light Novel Game Maker mobile app
  • 43 new characters
  • Each with different clothes and poses


FREE Character Assets from artist Yanagi Yuu added
Japanese anime artist Yanagi Yuu brings his signature style sure to spice up your next visual novel.
  • 5 original and unique girls with different uniforms and poses
  • Each with 4 different uniforms
  • Each uniform contains 14 poses

FREE assets from RPG Maker MV added
In addition to all the above, we've imported a TON of RPG Maker MV assets to substantially increase the asset library of Visual Novel Maker.
  • 76 backgrounds
  • 78 battle backgrounds​
  • 40 characters
What Rice Digital has called "...absolutely the best all-around VN creation tool available" is now even more powerful with new and exciting assets available at your disposal. We look forward to seeing you create the next Steins;Gate ;)
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