It is the first engine in the series to employ a sideview battle system similar to the classic RPGs of the early-to-mid 90s.
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However, it does not have a noticeable limit of 'sprites'.
Unlike RM95, which can only use one 'set', RM2k can use an unlimited number of sprite sheets with specific sizes for each type. However, because tiles must be entered into a database, there is a limit on tiles.
Most versions include a tile set based map editor (tilesets are called chipsets in pre-XP versions), a simple scripting language for scripting events, and a battle editor.
All versions include initial premade tilesets, characters, and events which can be used in creating new games.
Imagine your friends playing as the heroes you created, traversing dungeons you crafted, and thwarting the evil plans your villains hatched.
, is the name of a series of programs for the development of role-playing games (RPGs) first created by the Japanese group ASCII, then succeeded by Enterbrain.
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RPG Maker 2000, also referred to as RM2k, was the second release of RPG Maker for Microsoft Windows and is the most popular and used RPG Maker so far.
While it is possible to do more with RM2k, it uses lower resolution sprites and tiles than RPG Maker 95.