Authors: Blizzard, winkio
Type: Advanced Action Battle System
Key Term: Custom Battle System
Using this script in your game will allow you to carry out battles on the map. Examples on commercial games for an ABS are The Legend of Zelda (various Nintendo consoles), Secret of Mana (SNES), Diablo 2 (PC), etc. Active Battle System also means real-time battle on the map.
This ABS has a many advanced features to help you and allow you creating high quality games, is easy to use and is very flexible.
Note that this ABS is merely a very powerful tool. It is up to you to make your game awesome using this tool.
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There are many features which are mostly listed in the Manual chapter 1.1. for convenience.
Note that those are screenshots from the Blizz-ABS example game Chronicles of Sir Lag-A-Lot
Note that those are screenshots from the Blizz-ABS example game Star G.
Other noteworthy screenshots:
Here is a link to the topic of the demonstration game Chronicles of Sir Lag-A-Lot
. It uses about 50% of the (current) features of this ABS to demostrate what you can do with this ABS if you are ready to put some serious effort into your game. Keep in mind that the game uses v1.63 and not the most recent version. Those features might be available in future versions.Official Chronicles of Sir Lag-A-Lot topic
The example game Star G.
on the other side used Blizz-ABS v2.23, but it uses only a small number of features.Official Star G. topic
The example game series Arshes goes to Battle Camp
uses Blizz-ABS v2.84 and higher, and demonstrates specific advanced topics, such as custom enemy AI.Official Arshes goes to Battle Camp topic
The independent example game Dissipate
is still in work, but it looks extremely promising.Official Dissipate topic
Other notable independent example games:AnimaVenture to the Dark CastleBlizz ABS Arcade
Download this file and unzip it. The script itself is contained in the .txt files. Read the manual.Blizz-ABS 2.86 Package + Blizz-ABS Config 2.84Blizz-ABS 2.85 Package + Blizz-ABS Config 2.84Blizz-ABS 2.84 Package + Blizz-ABS Config 2.84Blizz-ABS 2.83 Package + Blizz-ABS Config 2.82Blizz-ABS 2.82 Package + Blizz-ABS Config 2.82Blizz-ABS 2.81 Package + Blizz-ABS Config 2.79Blizz-ABS 2.8 Package + Blizz-ABS Config 2.79
The instructions can be found in the User Manual.
If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download a Word Viewer here which will allow you to open the manual file:Adobe Acrobat Reader Download
Alternatively (which I recommend) you can use Foxit Reader to open the PDF filesFoxit PDF Reader Download
Blizz-ABS Config requires Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 to be installed! If you don't have it installed, you can download it from here:Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Download
Whether you have it installed or not can be found out in "Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs". Keep in mind that you need at least version 2.0 installed. This means that you can have a higher version installed as well.
90% compatible with SDK 1.x. 80% compatible with SDK 2.x. Compatible with any CMS. Mostly is not compatible with any battle add-ons for the normal turn based battle system. WILL corrupt your old save games. Incompatible with the RGSS100J.dll. This script goes below
any other script that modifies the Sprite_Character class.
Blizz-ABS Config requires Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 to be installed.
Credits and Thanks
Author's NotesPlease download the User Manual and read it to learn how to use Blizz-ABS. If you don't read the Manual, you will not be able to use many of the great features this ABS supports.
If you have problems opening the .chm manual file, please read this article: http://blogs.technet.com/seanearp/archive/2007/05/28/can-t-read-chm-compiled-help-on-vista-xp-2003.aspx
The solution is at the bottom, you don't need to read the whole article.
If you find any bugs, please report them here:http://forum.chaos-project.com
That's it! N-Joy! =D