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Welcome to the Adventure Game Studio (AGS) Wiki. Our aim is to collect a wide range of useful resources to help in developing your game or engaging with the community. The Wiki also collects the more historical aspects of the software and its community. Since the first version of AGS was released in 1997, you can imagine there's more than enough history to share.


Welcome to the Adventure Game Studio (AGS) Wiki. This wiki will mainly serve for AGS technical support, but may also show articles relating to all things AGS.
To help you get started with using this Wiki, you can use the following entry points listed below to browse. You can also use the Search function to look for a specific topic instead.
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==={{#fas:play}} [[:Category:Getting Started|Getting Started With AGS]] ===


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* [[Adventure Game Studio|About AGS]] - An Introduction to AGS
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*[[Why AGS]] - All the right reasons for choosing AGS
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*[[Installing AGS]] - Getting AGS set up on your computer.
* [https://adventuregamestudio.github.io/ags-manual/ AGS manual] - The AGS manual, as hosted on GitHub.
*[[Getting Started Resources]] - If you need help to get a game together.
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==={{#far:question-circle}} [[Tutorials]]===
===Getting Started With AGS===
AGS is an incredibly powerful program to try and wrap your head around. [[:Category:Tutorials|These tutorials]] will help you get on your way.
[[Adventure Game Studio|About AGS]] - An Introduction to AGS
 
[[Installing_AGS|Installing AGS]] - Getting AGS set up on your computer.
 
[[Contents (manual)|AGS manual online]] - The AGS help file, online
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==={{#fas:paint-brush}} [[:Category:Design resources|Design Resources]]===


===[[:Category:Beginner Tutorials|Beginner Tutorials]]===
* [[Game templates]]
Start here if you have never used AGS before.
* [[Paint programs]]
 
* [[:Category:Modules|Script Modules]]
[[:Category:AGS_Beginners'_FAQ|The Beginners' FAQ]] answers some of the more common questions new users ask.
* [[List_of_plugins|Plugins]]
*[[:Category:Scripting|Scripting]]
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==={{#fas:book}} [[:Category:Adventure Game Design|Adventure Game Design]]===
 
Here you can find articles on creating artwork, music, game designs and more. These aren't tutorials as such, but address design considerations for building your game.
===[[:Category:Intermediate Tutorials|Intermediate Tutorials]]===
Tutorials explaining some of the more advanced features required to make an AGS game.
 
*[[AGS Pointers for Dummies]]
 
*[[Using 256 colour graphics in AGS]]
 
*[[Making an RPG with AGS]]
 
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==={{#fas:users}} [[:Category:AGS_Community|AGS Community]]===
===[[:Category:Advanced Tutorials|Advanced Tutorials]]===
Articles on the AGS community can be found here. If you want to help out with things yourself, take a look [[Ways to contribute|at opportunities here]]! You could also take a look at an overview of all active AGS [[Communities]].
Articles on more difficult scripting and technical topics.
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==={{#fas:desktop}} [[:Category:AGS Development|AGS Development]] ===
To help with the future development of AGS, as an open-source project, several articles have been published on the Wiki for this.


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* [https://github.com/adventuregamestudio/ags AGS on GitHub]
===[[:Category:Design resources|Design Resources]]===
*[https://github.com/adventuregamestudio/ags/wiki/AGS-Coding-Conventions-(Cpp) AGS Engine Coding Conventions]
Tools, [[Game_templates|Game templates]], [[Paint_programs|Paint programs]], [[:Category:Modules|Script Modules]], [[List_of_plugins|Plugins]], etc. to help you get started right away.
*[[AGS Engine ports]]
 
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==={{#fas:history}} [[:Category:AGS_History|AGS History]]===


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Articles on AGS's History can be found here. Some of the external links might not be active anymore.
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===New to Wikis?===
A guide to [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ#How_do_I_create_a_new_page.3F adding new articles].<br>
A guide to [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Editing formatting your articles].<br>
A complete guide to [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents using wikis].<br>
A general set of rules about creating articles in this wiki can be found [[AGS wiki:About|here]].
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==={{#fas:gamepad}} [[:Category:AGS games|AGS Games]]===
 
Articles about games made with AGS. This area hasn't been actively updated for a while and is therefore far from complete. The [https://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/site/games/ AGS Games database] would be the more up-to-date place to go to instead.
===[[:Category:AGS games|AGS Games]]===
Articles about games made with AGS.
*[[:Category:AGS games|Completed AGS games]]
*[[:Category:AGS games|Completed AGS games]]
*[[:Category:AGS games in production|AGS games in production]]
*[[:Category:AGS games walkthroughs|AGS games walkthroughs]]
*[[:Category:AGS games walkthroughs|AGS games walkthroughs]]
*[[:Category:Commercial AGS games|Commercial AGS games]]
*[[:Category:Commercial AGS games|Commercial AGS games]]</div>
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===[[:Category:Adventure Game Design|Adventure Game Design]]===
A large part of AGS game making is not done in AGS, located here will be articles on creating artwork, music, game designs and more.
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===[[:Category:AGS_Community|AGS Community]]===
Articles on the AGS community can be found here.
 
Jump directly to an overview of all active AGS [[Communities]].
 
===[[:Category:AGS_History|AGS History]]===
 
Articles on AGS's History can be found here. Some of the external links might not be active anymore.

Latest revision as of 02:15, 27 June 2021

Welcome to the Adventure Game Studio (AGS) Wiki. Our aim is to collect a wide range of useful resources to help in developing your game or engaging with the community. The Wiki also collects the more historical aspects of the software and its community. Since the first version of AGS was released in 1997, you can imagine there's more than enough history to share.

An iteration of the AGS logo.

To help you get started with using this Wiki, you can use the following entry points listed below to browse. You can also use the Search function to look for a specific topic instead.

Getting Started With AGS

Tutorials

AGS is an incredibly powerful program to try and wrap your head around. These tutorials will help you get on your way.

Adventure Game Design

Here you can find articles on creating artwork, music, game designs and more. These aren't tutorials as such, but address design considerations for building your game.

AGS Community

Articles on the AGS community can be found here. If you want to help out with things yourself, take a look at opportunities here! You could also take a look at an overview of all active AGS Communities.

AGS Development

To help with the future development of AGS, as an open-source project, several articles have been published on the Wiki for this.

AGS History

Articles on AGS's History can be found here. Some of the external links might not be active anymore.

AGS Games

Articles about games made with AGS. This area hasn't been actively updated for a while and is therefore far from complete. The AGS Games database would be the more up-to-date place to go to instead.