Cookie Cutter MZ - Day/Night System
A downloadable template
Do you struggle to event complex systems for your RPG Maker MZ games?
Do you wish that you could just copy and paste a system into your game, and then customize it yourself?
Eventing in RPG Maker MZ can be difficult for a lot of beginners, and sometimes even veteran RMers struggle to visualize solutions to their problems.
But now you can just copy and paste from a template, with Cookie Cutter MZ! Simply open the template project and copy over the relevant files, or you can even use the project as a base to start your own game!
It's as easy as reading the instructions below which will tell you what files you will need to copy into your own game, and then hitting play!
COOKIE CUTTER MZ - DAY/NIGHT SYSTEM
Day/Night and Time systems are a great way to make the player feel more involved in your world, especially if you're making a simulation game! Use this template to keep track of the time, with exact screen tints for every minute of every day.
- ALWAYS MAKE SURE TO BACK UP YOUR EXISTING PROJECT BEFORE INSTALLING NEW FEATURES OR PLUGINS. - 1. Open the Day/Night System game file in RPG Maker MZ. - 2. Copy the following Common Events into your project's database: ID: 102 - Day/Night System ID: 103 - Time HUD - 3. Reserve the following switches, variables, and regions for use by the Day/Night System. You can name them to RESERVED or choose custom names to ensure you do not use them for anything else. Variables: 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 213, 215, 216, 217 Switches: 203 Picture IDs: 10, 11 - 4. Install the TextPicture plugin (added to your folder when you create a new project) into your Plugin Manager. - 5. Copy event ID 001 into your project on a map where the player starts the game. You can use Switch 203 to start and stop time. - 6. Follow the comments in the project's event files to customize the Day/Night System. You can change how quickly time flows by adjusting the Wait command in Common Event 103. You can also delete and adjust the Show Picture commands if you do not wish to show a Time HUD. -
1. This template may be used in free or commercial games. - 2. You are NOT allowed to redistribute this template outside of playable game projects intended for entertainment purposes. - 3. These template files are not to be used in commercial projects without being purchased from the above itch.io profile. -
In order to download this template you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $4.99 USD. You will get access to the following files: