In this article we'll see how to install PSDK, if you don't want to read, you can watch buttjuice youtube video about PSDK :
You have two way to download PSDK. You can grab an archive from the download page or from the Pokémon Workshop Discord.
Download from the Pokémon Workshop Discord
In the Pokémon Workshop Discord there's a
#access_psdk channel where you ask for Access.
Once you got the access, some channel will appear :
#windows: You'll find the PSDK archive in this channel
#linux: Same but for Linux Users (not really active since there's not a lot of Linux users)
#git: Contain all the git news (Merge Request & push on development), you can mute this channel
#ruby-host: Contain the link to the English Ruby Host version
#ressources: Contain some archives that may interest you (Uncompiled Pokémon Sprites, X/Y & ORAS Battlers etc...)
WinRaR. You should not do this.
7zipare two russian competing software, one cost money and the other is free and they don't understand their competitor format. This mean you need to use 7zip to extract PSDK otherwise you'll have some bugs.
Extract PSDK in a folder that match the following requirement :
- The folder is world writable : This mean PSDK can update itself when you ask it.
- The folder path does only contain the following list of characters :
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz _/.\0123456789(any other character will lead issues for Running PSDK, upcase characters are ok).
- C:/PSDK : works
- C:/Windows/System32/PSDK : Does not work (not world writable)
- C:/Users/myusername/Desktop/PSDK : works
- C:/Users/mÿûsèrñame/Desktop/PSDK : Does not work (bad characters)
Test if PSDK works
To test if PSDK works perform the following steps :
- press enter
If the Game window opens and the game seem to work properly, you can close it.
If the Game window does not show, report the console log in
#english-support on Pokémon Workshop Discord server.
Most of the time, the full archives are not up-to-date. You need to update them using the launcher.
- Open Launcher-english.exe
- Click on
Detect and Download Update
If the update fails, try the following procedure :
- press enter
You'll be able to copy & paste the whole console log in
#english-support on Pokémon Workshop Discord server
Set PSDK to english by default
With a simple script you can force PSDK to be in english :
module GamePlay class Load remove_const :DEFAULT_GAME_LANGUAGE DEFAULT_GAME_LANGUAGE = 'en' LANGUAGE_CHOICE_LIST.clear end end
If you want to keep the language choice, just remove the
Edit events & maps
To edit your events & maps, you can open one of the following file with RPG Maker XP :
They work according to your RPG Maker XP version.
sysfile without knowing it and maybe get a Virus.