UNAVAILABLE The Extra Message Codes plugin provides a few extra control characters for message windows. This isn’t a replacement message system, it simply adds functions to the message box.
I originally created this for Otherworld as part of the OW Engine, as I wanted certain functions that aren’t used in other message plugins.
|Release Date:||1.6 27 November 2016
1.5 5 August 2016
1.1 28 June 2016
1.0 24 June 2016
|Last Update:||26 November 2016|
- Actor – Actor age, gender and last name.
- Battles – Number of battles and battles won and fled.
- Message Box – Align center, left or right.
- Party – Number of followers, total gold in party, party leader, party size and number of steps.
- Save – Number of saved games and save enabled/disabled.
- System – Game version number.
- Time/Date – Time, date and playtime.
\aage[x] – Actor age. Set each actor’s age in the Actor notes section of the Database to <age:xx>, where xx is the character’s age. x is the Actor number.
\agnd[x] – Actor gender. Set each actor’s gender in the Actor notes section of the Database to <gender:Male> or <gender:Female>. x is the Actor number.
\alnm[x] – Actor last name. Set each actor’s last name in the Actor notes section of the Database to <lastname:xxxx>, where xxxx is the last name of your choice. x is the Actor number.
You can then use the actors’ full names with: \n[x] \al[x]
\btc – Total number of battles.
\btw – Number of battles won.
\bte – Number of battles fled.
\map – Displays the current map display name.
\align[x] – Align text (x = 0: Center, 1: Left, 2: Right). Note: The center align isn’t perfect, but it’s functional. However, the text doesn’t have additional whitespace when centered.
\pfl – The number of followers in the party.
\pgl – Shows the total amount of gold in the party.
\pld – Shows the current party leader. Note: This can also be done with \p, but I figured this would be easier.
\psz – The total party size (including party leader).
\step – Number of party steps.
\nsav – Number of saved games.
\save – Displays whether save is enabled/disabled.
\vers – Version number (set in Plugin Manager).
\date – Displays the current (local) date.
\ptm – Game play time.
\time – Displays the current (local) time.
- v1.3.1 (28-Jun-2016)
–ADD: Party leader name
–ADD: Number of steps
–ADD: Save menu status (enabled/disabled)
–BUG FIX: Return "Unknown" if map display name is not set
- v1.0.0 (24-Jun-2016)
–Release Version 1.0 (Public)
- v0.9.0 (24-Jun-2016)
–ADD: Battles won
–ADD: Battles lost
–ADD: Battles escaped
- v0.6.0 (20-Jun-2016)
–ADD: Playtime (hours, minutes, seconds )
–ADD: Display (local) date
–ADD: Display (local) time
–ADD: Party size
–ADD: Party gold amount
- v0.1.0 (19-Jun-2016)
–ADD: Map display name
Because Otherworld requires some specific functions I added them to the OW Engine and decided to separate them and publicly release the resultant plugin.
Most of the message systems (notably Yanfly’s Message Core plugin) have some very useful functions. However, many are lacking certain features that may or may not be desired.
This is not – and will not – be a replacement message system. If a feature is available in another plugin (notwithstanding my own game add-ins), then I’d recommend using that plugin instead.
In time, I’ll also add more relating to some of the plugins I’ve written specifically for Otherworld (such as the Karma System plugin) or Gaia’s Dream (such as gender options). Game-specific plugins will be made publicly available after the games are completed.
The Extra Message Codes plugin is currently not available for download.
Credit "Companion Wulf" or "RPG Maker Times" if using this plugin in your projects.