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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 17, 2020
Version: 1.3.0
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
Version: 1.0
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: September 7, 2020
Version: 0.1
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.
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Plugin Commands
Release Date: September 22, 2020
Version: 1.0.0
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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Gameplay Plugins

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

Holidays
Release Date: August 26, 2020
Latest Update: September 20, 2020
Version: 1.0.1
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: September 5, 2020
Version: 1.1.0
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: September 14, 2020
Version: 1.1.0
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
Version: 1.0.0
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 26, 2020
Version: 1.0.0
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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These plugins modify the menu scene in some way.

Menu Command Window
Release Date: August 22, 2020
Version: 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: September 21, 2020
Version: 1.0.0
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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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: September 22, 2020
Version: 1.1.1
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: August 28, 2020
Version: 1.1
This plugin adds a "changelog" option on the title screen which the player can select to read about any changes you have made since the last update to your game.
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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: September 14, 2020
Version: 1.0.0
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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CGMZ Credits
Release Date: September 16, 2020
Version: 1.0.0
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
Version: 1.0
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: September 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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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: September 11, 2020
Version: 0.1
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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