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Anyways, there's not that much scripting to be needed to achieve those effects, just simple understanding of switches, variables, conditional branches and changing the actor graphic of the player.
We have a lovely tutorial forum
with loads of beginner tutorials (try out RPG Maker VX School
and Beginner's Guide to Variables
) to get you started on understanding VX. Once you understand the basics, you'll begin to see how you can make this work yourself, and if you still have trouble, we have a support forum
for specific problems and other general questions - and an eventing discussion
for much more complicated eventing.