Resource Tutorials

The Resource Tutorials show how to create your own resources in RPG Maker. Some of these have been extracted from their original posts in the Resources Templates (specifically for RM2K3). In time, this will be further expanded to include other templates for other RPG Makers.

How to Change the Game.exe Icon

The simplest and easiest method to change your game’s icon in RPG Maker is to use software such as Resource Hacker. However, for those worried about the legalities of doing so, here are two alternative methods that don’t directly modify any files. Method 1 – Shortcut Method 2 – Installer Extract With some compression tools, such as 7-Zip, you can create an SFX archive to install directly from a setup file, including creating a shortcut with the changed icon. (I might address this in a future tutorial.)