However, many normal, simplified features present in RM2k (3) have been removed.
Most of these features, however, have been programmed with Ruby, and distributed online.
This latest version includes a host of new features and export options for Mac OSX, Android, and i Phone!
RPG Maker 2000 was originally released as RPG Tsukūru 2000 (RPGツクール2000) in April, 2000 in Japan.
Although, outside Japan, it has only received weak distributions among Taiwan and South Korea markets, it has undergone unauthorized translations into various languages, and illegal distribution via Internet. RPG Maker 2000 was the most popular RPG maker of its time; being discussed on many popular websites, and enjoyed a large userbase for many years.
RPG Maker 2000 was the first in the series that introduced the «Runtime Package», also known as «RTP», which was also adopted by the later PC versions.
The RTP is a whole set of default graphics, music, and sound effects that are used in RPG Maker 2000 and, in most cases, the RTP must be downloaded to the computer to play the games made with RPG Maker 2000.