Bot’s Guide to Custom Art in RPGmaker MV: Understanding Tilesets

Ex.1 — Tileset “Inside_B.png” — Comes automatically with the RPGmaker install.
Ex.2 — The RPGmaker user interface shows the grid when in the ‘Event’ mode.

What’s with all the letters?

A1 — Animated Tiles

Ex.3 — “Dungeon A1” — Blue grid lines are used to represent the 48x48 grid.
Ex.4 — A closer look at the 6 square grid. On the right is how the grid is further broken down for tiles labeled B and C.
Ex.5 — How it looks in the engine. The smaller square of 24x24px within ‘B’ is referenced for the outer edge of the island shape made in the engine. The lower left square of ‘C’ is referenced for the left and bottom edge of the tile while the top right corner is referenced from the top right internal square of ‘B’.
Ex.6 — The ‘frames’ for the animation.
Ex.7 — A closer look at the full image shown in Ex.3

A2 — Ground

Ex. 8 — “Inside_A2.png” — Can also be found in the original files of RPGmaker MV.

A3 — Building Tiles

Ex.9 — “Outside_A3.png”

A4 — Walls

Ex.10 — “Inside_A4.png”
Ex.11 — A map made with the “Inside” tileset that comes default in RPGmaker.

A5 — Normal

Ex.12 — “Outside_A5.png”

B — Objects

Ex.13 — “Inside_B.png”

C — More Objects

That’s it for tilesets!

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