The Crap Adventure Construction Kit is a Verge-like system for creating top-down RPG games in the style of Pokemon or Zelda. The current beta 2 release includes a few games, but not an editor yet, although it is still possible to create your own games if you don't mind editing a bit of XML.
- Download the archive and extract it to your SD Card.
- For GP2X
- Copy the contents of the gp2x folder into the cack folder, and run the included cack-player.gpe from the GP2X.
- For Windows
- Copy the contents of the win32 folder into the cack folder, and run the included cack-player.exe from the GP2X.
- Games are placed in separate folders alongside the cack executable.
Windows/Linux GP2X Movement Cursor keys Joystick Use Return B Inventory Right Control A Exit menu Escape Start TV screen position L and R Volume Volume +-
USB controllers can also be used. Use, inventory and exit buttons are whatever the controller decides are the first 3 buttons. On the GP2X, external controllers won’t control the tv screen position or volume.
See the full instructions at http://www.sector808.org/wiki/cack:creating
Changes in Beta 2:
New - New demo games - Bobs Garden by me (woogal) and Operation Cuppa by cHEM. Can set hero direction at start and when teleporting. Hero graphic can be changed with script. Action and object IDs no longer have to be consecutive. Inventory can be named. Inventory can view more than 9 items and hold up to 100. Long inventory item names scroll. Cutscenes with 11 transitions (fades, wipes, and slides). Time based events (action triggered after x milliseconds). Random actions. Object actions can be triggered when walked on. Specific area actions triggered when walked on. Title graphic. An initial action can be called at the start of a new game. USB controller support. Game launcher. Custom quit message. TV left/right positioning (GP2X). Volume controls (GP2X). Fixed - Several memory leaks. Crash with only one word in the usetext. Problems with large numbers of actions or objects. Description text not always disappearing on smaller map sizes. Screen flicker on TV (GP2X). Problems with trying to walk on or use objects off the edge of the map.