Why Don’t I Release Many Scripts/Plugins?

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People have asked this question so many times over the years, but I never really gave any direct answers. I figured that it wasn’t that important. Finally, I decided to answer it exclusively on RPG Maker MV (quite a while ago now). This is an updated, tweaked version of that blog entry. It mostly has to do with confidence. Back in the 2K/3 days, I was one of the most confident people you’d know. I had a blog – surprisingly popular in its own way – with the first comprehensive event commands tutorial online. Sadly, though, that was fairly short-lived because the web host I was using at the time…

Is It Legal To Change The Game.exe Icon?

I came across a question a few weeks ago about the legality of using such software as Resource Hacker to change the Game.exe icon, so I thought I’d answer it. First of all, according to the EULA: Licensee shall not reverse engineer, de-compile, or disassemble the Software. which means, in short, that technically it IS illegal, since you’re modifying something that is part of the "Software", i.e. RPG Maker. With that said, however, you’re not actually directly modifying the software itself, only the game’s icon for creating shortcuts. And, since there isn’t an apparent option for the INI to use an icon, for some developers having a game-exclusive icon is…