Hephaestus is a computer role playing game construction kit or "RPG maker". It includes a map editor and supports scripting using Java.
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Release Notes: This release includes the post-holocaust horror adventure Umbra. After the Great Old Ones return to reclaim the Earth, the few survivors cower in towns hidden in the wilderness, or have given themselves over to madness and worship of inhuman gods. You start out alone and helpless, but can rise to strike back, and perhaps return Earth to humanity.
Release Notes: A graphical map editor was included and support for multiple characters in a party was added, along with a more interesting combat system. Java is now used instead of a custom scripting language.
Release Notes: A change from shareware to freeware licensing.
Release Notes: This release adds user-defined artificial intelligence, and support for more image and sound formats.
Release Notes: This release includes a complete tutorial on designing adventures, and some other features.