RPG Maker details
It has officially been announced today that the next game in the RPG Maker series will be RPG School 5 for the PS2, released in Japan. Developed by Enterbrain, the game will be fully 3D for the first time including environments, dungeons, and characters. The ability to customize weather and lighting affects is added, along with the option to change terrain vertically and horizontally. The story is taken from nothing and developed by the player, while being able to name weapons and different items throughout the game.
RPG Maker 5 will be released in Japan December 20, 2001. Although no exact details have been given on a North American release, Agetec has begun negotiations with Enterbrain concerning possibilities.
10/22/2001 Matt Stensrud