In Kingdoms of Amalur which have a few guilds to join, you never truly become the leader if not by a few exception where most people get killed but rather you become their champion, the highest honorable rank or something like that.
For a bunch of tutorials you may check SRDude's videos. They cover from the most basic stuff to rather advanced and have tutorials of his own plugins, they are all deep in details and have some jokes which reduces the boredom of watching it.
This is mainly caused because of the size of what you have. There is no black magic that can solve that, unless you are willing to sacrifice something else.
Busts are completely fine to me, its the text (name amd stuff) that is left aligned.
What texts are cropped? Like "equipment" missing its...
This comes from a problem caused by most fantasy RPGs.
So, if I slash a strong enemy with this really well forged, sharp sword, I need to strike this lvl3 bandit only once, but the the lvl30 bandit takes 5 strikes to defeat.
This gets even dumber when it comes to fighting mystical creatures like...
Brazilian here too, and found out about RPG Maker trough the discs that had a copy in magazines as well :P
Im totally the opposite: I suck hard at art and I can only code lol
Hope you find everything you need here.
@TWings this one might actually be worth of your time trying the engine. IGM was terrible.