Dress up game

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Dress up game

#1 Post by Cherub » Sun Feb 08, 2015 7:56 pm

Hello everyone!

I just DLed Ren'Py and I was curious to know if it's possible to make a dress up game with it? Is there any tutorial? I'm still Lv. 1 at it haha... Or is there any other software you'd recommend for that instead of Ren'Py?

I wanted to make something simple, or a dress up game or a short VN... Right now I have no idea how to start... :(

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Re: Dress up game

#2 Post by SundownKid » Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:20 pm

If by that you mean "click a button and the outfit changes", then yes it is. You have to make a Screen with several layers, the bottom being the character and the upper layers being the possible clothing images (set by a conditional branch to a certain variable).

Then you make the buttons set whatever variable you are using to a certain value. And when you click the button, the variable will make the clothes appear on the character.

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Re: Dress up game

#3 Post by trooper6 » Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:32 pm

If you just downloaded Ren'py, my first recommendation would be to read through the QuickStart:
http://www.renpy.org/doc/html/quickstart.html

and then create a little test game where you do the very, very basics: Have a bit of text, have a background and some sprites, and have them move around. Use a menu. Use a variable. If you use free sprites and backgrounds (which you can get in the Creative Commons section), you can probably do this over a weekend.

Once you've done that, then move on to your more complicated project. Don't forget to check the Cookbook. For example, in the cookbook is an example of a dress up game for you do use:

http://lemmasoft.renai.us/forums/viewto ... 51&t=14559

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