Casper Gaming Developer Corner
Casper Gaming Developer Corner

RPG Maker MZ Plugins

The following plugins are all made for the latest RPG Maker program, RPG Maker MZ.
Please read the terms of use before using.
If you are looking for resources I have made for past RPG Makers, those can be found in the Legacy Resources section.

Core Plugin

Unlock the use of the powerful CGMZ Engine with this plugin.

CGMZ Core
Release Date: August 20, 2020
Latest Update: September 13, 2021
Version: 1.6.0
The core CGMZ plugin which provides many helper functions for my other plugins. This plugin is used extensively by other CGMZ plugins and is likely to be required.
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Utility Plugins

These plugins expand the base functions of the game or integrate with a lot of other CGMZ plugins to add more functionality.

Extra Stats
Release Date: August 22, 2020
Version: 1.0
Tracks additional game data such as gold spent at shops, damage taken, items used, and many more. This data is stored in variables so it is easy to access in events. Turn tracking on/off any time.
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Toast Manager
Release Date: August 24, 2020
Latest Update: November 20, 2020
Version: 1.0.2
This plugin creates up to 3 toast windows in each scene (some exceptions) which will display brief information or images to the player for a short amount of time. Windows will be shown as they are freed in the case of a queue of more than 3 toasts.
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Item Conditions
Release Date: August 25, 2020
Version: 1.0
This plugin allows you to restrict the player from using certain items or skills in certain maps or against certain troops. For example, an escape rope item that only works in your dungeon maps or an item that only works in a boss battle.
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Debug
Release Date: August 30, 2020
Version: 0.1
Provides additional debugging tools while preserving the default switch/variable scene.
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Infinite Colors
Release Date: September 9, 2020
Version: 1.0.0
This plugin allows you to define your own colors for use in messages or anywhere else they are supported. It uses the same color escape code \c[x] where x is the id of the color you want to access.
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Infinite Balloons
Release Date: November 18, 2020
Version: 1.0.0
Unlock a more powerful balloon event command. This plugin allows you to use balloon sheets of any size and use as many balloons as you want. It removes the limit of the default show balloon event command. You can also use icons as balloons.
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Plugin Commands
Release Date: September 22, 2020
Latest Update: May 5, 2021
Version: 1.2.0
Adds some plugin commands that are meant to make some things with the default editor easier, such as turning a switch on/off if an event is within certain xy coordinates or controlling self switches for any event and much more.
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Global Data
Release Date: June 28, 2021
Version: 1.0.0
Ever wanted to save things in one game, and have them available to all other saved games? Now you can. It supports saving a string of text, a number, a switch, or a variable. You can load the data in another saved game, or clear the data if you don't want other saves to have access to it any more.
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Pixi Filters
Release Date: November 10, 2020
Version: Alpha
This plugin adds additional PIXI filters to your game, such as godrays, crt, glitch, and many more. Plugin commands are provided to use these filters as is, or they may be used by other plugins.

Note: Currently only a few filters have plugin commands to easily use them. More will be added over time.
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Unlimited Event Conditions
Release Date: February 24, 2021
Version: Alpha
This plugin allows unlimited event conditions on each page. By default, you are limited to only two switches, one variable, and some other conditions. This removes those limitations.
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System Settings
Release Date: May 4, 2021
Version: Alpha
Adds some plugin commands that are meant to give you more control over system settings after the game starts. While there are a lot of system settings in the database, these are often not very easily changed during gameplay. This plugin fixes that by allowing control over every system setting mid-game.
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Screenshots
Release Date: May 12, 2021
Version: Alpha
Lets you take screenshots within the game. Screenshots can capture the game screen and be saved directly to computer or prompted to save at the user's choice location for web-hosted games.
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Gameplay Plugins

These plugins create new gameplay systems, such as an achievement system.

Holidays
Release Date: August 26, 2020
Latest Update: October 27, 2020
Version: 1.0.2
This plugin allows you to create daily, weekly, monthly, or annual repeating events. It will turn a switch ON or OFF depending on if the time is within the start/stop time set by you. Some uses may be daily quests, christmas, or any other holiday.
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Encyclopedia and Bestiary
Release Date: August 29, 2020
Latest Update: May 26, 2021
Version: 1.2.2
This plugin creates a powerful encyclopedia for your game, with default categories including bestiary, items, armors, weapons, skills, and states. It can also handle as many custom categories as desired with their own custom entries.
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Achievements
Release Date: September 2, 2020
Latest Update: June 3, 2021
Version: 1.2.2
Adds an achievements system including achievement points, secret achievements, difficulty, and more. Achievements offer automatic tracking as well as manual unlocking. Achievements can also have rewards such as items or gold, or even switches/variables. This plugin works well with CGMZ Toast Manager for pop ups when an achievement is earned. This plugin also allows for achievements based off of CGMZ Encyclopedia and Bestiary completion percentage.
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Professions
Release Date: September 11, 2020
Latest Update: April 6, 2021
Version: 1.1.1
Creates a profession system for your game. Discover professions, gain experience, and level up. Profession data is easily accessed and can be used for things like restricting the player from harvesting resources if their level is not high enough, or many other uses.
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Crafting
Release Date: September 28, 2020
Latest Update: May 21, 2021
Version: 1.2.1
Adds a crafting system to your game that works well with CGMZ Professions. It can handle item requirements (consumed on craft), tool requirements (not consumed on craft), products (produced on craft success) and fail products (produced on craft fail). Recipes can be discovered by using an item or via plugin command.
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Fast Travel
Release Date: May 17, 2021
Version: Beta
Allows you to fast travel between different locations in your game. It can handle as many fast travel points as you want, and it also allows you to set gold or item costs to use the travel (optional). You can also show/hide fast travel locations via plugin command.
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Skill Shop
Release Date: June 24, 2021
Version: Beta
Creates a shop scene where you can buy skills for actors. It includes selecting which actor can learn the skill, and showing which actors can learn the skill or those that already learned the skill.
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Difficulty
Release Date: May 18, 2021
Version: Beta
Use this plugin to add a difficulty select with many different customization settings created by you. The difficulty select scene can be accessed from anywhere and the difficulty setting is available via script call for eventing custom difficulty differences on maps.
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Reputations
Release Date: March 20, 2021
Version: Alpha
Creates a reputation system for your game. You can have different categories of reputations (for example, people or towns or factions). Reputations can have multiple levels as well (for example, friendly / exalted) with configurable amounts of reputation needed for each level.
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Colosseum
Release Date: June 9, 2021
Version: Alpha
This plugin adds a colosseum system to your game, where players can select to fight against troops from the database and gain rewards. Advance through each troop and earn greater rewards. You can also unlock troops via eventing.
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Quest System
Release Date: June 22, 2021
Version: Alpha
This plugin adds a powerful quest system to your game. It can handle automatic or manual tracking of quest progress, multiple quest categories which can be sorted, sorting quests, and pinning quests to the top of the list. The player can choose to accept / decline quests by plugin command, quest accept scene, or quest board scene. You can retrieve quest progress for use in eventing as well.
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Map Plugins

These plugins modify something on the map screen, such as how events move.

Event Movement
Release Date: March 13, 2021
Version: Alpha
This plugin adds new movement types for events to use for auto movement. Things such as copy player movements, opposite player moves, and more. Events can also only move whenever the player moves, which can be useful for monsters on the map screen similar to some old school SNES games. It can also stun events for a certain amount of steps, and provide a region ID through which events cannot move (but the player still can).
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Dungeon Tools
Release Date: September 6, 2021
Version: Alpha
This plugin adds some common RPG dungeon tools like the bomb, arrow, boomerang, hookshot, and reset tools. Each tool is configurable and can be unlocked separately. Tools will interact with events they touch by turning self switches ON/OFF. Note: Currently, the hookshot is not implemented.
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These plugins modify the menu scene in some way.

Menu Command Window
Release Date: August 22, 2020
Latest Update: April 16, 2021
Version: 1.1.0
Use this plugin to easily manage the command window in the menu scene. It allows you to re-arrange commands or use JavaScript to add custom commands which are capable of calling custom plugin scenes or functions.
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Menu Theme
Release Date: November 5, 2020
Latest Update: February 22, 2021
Version: 1.1.0
Adds a BGM to the menu. It will autoplay the previous BGM when exiting menu. The menu theme will persist through all different menus within the main menu (such as item, status, or save).
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User Interface Plugins

These plugins modify how the default scenes look and feel and are intended to allow you to get away from the default RPG Maker look more easily.

Save File
Release Date: March 1, 2021
Latest Update: April 20, 2021
Version: 1.0.2
This plugin modifies the save / load screens to show more game information as well as providing additional customization options.
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NumPad
Release Date: January 16, 2021
Version: Alpha
Adds a new number input processing command which looks similar to a phone numpad. You can specify how many numbers to use and which variable the number will be stored in. It can also be stored as a string if leading zeros are important.
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Map Name Window
Release Date: April 16, 2021
Version: Alpha
This plugin allows more customization of the map name window. It lets you create preset options to use, or default settings to fallback to if not using a preset. Each map can use a different preset.
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Title Plugins

These plugins modify how the game starts up, such as by changing the title scene or adding new scenes before the title. Anything that impacts the flow of the game before the player is in game can be found here.

Game Info
Release Date: August 21, 2020
Latest Update: April 5, 2021
Version: 1.1.3
This plugin allows you to add information on the bottom of the title screen, such as copyright information, version info, or a website url. It also lets you add social media buttons to the title screen.
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Splash Screen
Release Date: August 21, 2020
Latest Update: September 4, 2020
Version: 1.1.0
Creates a splash screen before the title screen. It can handle multiple splashes, and splashes can be skipped with input.
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Changelog
Release Date: August 23, 2020
Latest Update: March 29, 2021
Version: 1.2.0
This plugin adds a "changelog" scene where you can provide info for the player to read about any changes you have made since the last update to your game. This can be easily added to the menu or title with CGMZ command window plugins, or you can use plugin command to call the scene.
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Title System
Release Date: September 3, 2020
Latest Update: September 7, 2020
Version: 1.0.1
Allows you to show multiple images or maps in a cycle on the title screen. It will cycle between each map/image in order, and can handle screen effects and other event commands.
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Title Command Window
Release Date: October 8, 2020
Latest Update: April 14, 2021
Version: 1.1.0
Use this plugin to easily manage the command window in the title screen. It allows you to re-arrange commands or use JavaScript to add custom commands which are capable of calling custom plugin scenes or functions.
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Credits
Release Date: September 16, 2020
Latest Update: March 26, 2021
Version: Beta
This plugin adds a "credits" option on the title screen which allows you to enter in different categories such as art, programming, etc. and credit the people who helped you make your game.
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Gameover Plugins

These plugins modify the Gameover Scene.

Game Over
Release Date: August 21, 2020
Latest Update: November 30, 2020
Version: 1.0.1
Provides the option to change the Game Over scene image/music based on a variable, and also allows you to add a command window to the Game Over scene which the player can use to quickly get back into the game.
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Exit to Desktop
Release Date: October 20, 2020
Version: 1.0.0
Adds an option to close the game completely in the title screen, game end screen, and (if using CGMZ GameOver) in the game over screen as well.
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Game End Window
Release Date: December 28, 2020
Latest Update: April 15, 2021
Version: 1.1.0
Use this plugin to easily manage the command window in the game end scene. It allows you to re-arrange commands or use JavaScript to add custom commands which are capable of calling custom plugin scenes or functions.
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Vehicle Plugins

These plugins modify vehicles.

Vehicle Landing Restrictions
Release Date: September 8, 2020
Version: 1.0.0
This plugin allows you to restrict where vehicles can land/dock based on a region. There are separate restrictions on a per-vehicle basis.
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Vehicle Encounters
Release Date: September 15, 2020
Version: 1.0.0
This plugin lets you have encounters on the boat, ship, and airship. It allows for custom encounter steps, battlebacks, and encounter lists per vehicle. You can also turn vehicle encounters ON/OFF with an in-game switch.
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Vehicle Interiors
Release Date: March 30, 2021
Latest Update: September 16, 2021
Version: 1.1.0
Allows you to enter the interior of the boat, ship, or airship which is another map the player will be transferred to.
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Minigame Plugins

These plugins create some sort of minigame which is mostly separate from core RPG functionality

Hidden Objects
Release Date: October 18, 2020
Version: Alpha
Allows you to have a hidden object like minigame. It shows a background image, a foreground image, and items in between that the player can click on to "find" those objects.
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Integration Plugins

These plugins integrate with a third-party service in some way to display dynamic data in your game

Itch IO Integration
Release Date: July 15, 2021
Version: Alpha
This plugin adds a scene where it will load and display info from your game's itch io page, such as game title, a clickable URL, and any sale info about your game.
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