The OHRRPGCE isn't the only game in town! If it does not fulfill your game-making needs, there are plenty of other programs available. Each provides a different level of user-friendlyness, flexability, compatability and what-not. If the OHRRPGCE isn't right for you, hopefully you can find a program that is.
An RPG engine suited for more advanced users
A replica of the NES game that we all know and love. Beyond that, Zelda Classic allows the development of new quests that can use either the traditional graphics or enhanced graphics, as well as new enemies, items, and challenges.
Sphere is a 2D RPG engine
A game programming language
Create your own old school computer RPG with Chris Hopkins’ ACK
Free open source RPG engine compatible with RPG Maker 2000/2003 games.
A nice looking commercial RPG Maker (Japanese Language). RPG Maker XP was recently released in English.
A shareware Windows-only game engine suited to platformers and mouse-driven games, but is powerful enough to do any type of game. It also has limited 3D graphics capabilities.
The very old game making engine that originally inspired James to write a game maker, before he even had his own computer or knew how to program. A good classic.
A new game creation kit under development that will have some OHRRPGCE-data import capabilities
IRE is an attempt to create a cross-platform computer role-playing-game engine similar to Ultima 6.
Sites About Game Makers
Wikipedia's category listing articles about software for creating games. Includes many things not on this list, and ranges from game making engines to game-oriented programming languages
A listing of Game Creation systems that run on DOS
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- OHRRPGCE Source Ports (Including alternate implementations of the OHRRPGCE)