The error "RPG Maker cannot run with less than" is typically followed by a specific resource or requirement, such as "less than 32MB of video RAM" or a similar hardware specification. This error indicates that the RPG Maker software has detected that the minimum system requirements have not been met to effectively run the program or game made with RPG Maker.
The causes could include:
Outdated or insufficient hardware, where the computer's specifications do not meet the minimum required to run the game or the RPG Maker editor itself.
Incorrectly reported hardware specifications due to driver issues or a misconfiguration in the system that causes RPG Maker to misread available resources.
An issue with the game's code or configuration files that inaccurately sets higher requirements, leading to this error even on capable systems.
Solution - Here's How To Resolve It
To resolve this issue, you can try the following solutions:
Verify System Requirements: Ensure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements for the RPG Maker version you are using. Upgrade your hardware if it does not meet the specifications.
Update Drivers: Make sure your graphics card and other relevant components have the latest drivers installed. Out-of-date drivers might cause RPG Maker to misjudge the system's capabilities.
Check Game Configuration: If the error occurs when running a game, check the game's configuration files—if accessible—for any erroneous settings that could be causing the issue.
Run as Administrator: Try running RPG Maker with administrative privileges to ensure it has access to all necessary system resources.
Reinstall RPG Maker: There could be a problem with the installation of RPG Maker. Uninstalling and then reinstalling the program might fix any corrupted files or settings.
Contact Support: If none of the above solutions work, consider reaching out to the RPG Maker support team or community forums for more specific advice.
By systematically checking these potential issues, you should be able to identify the cause of the error and take appropriate action to remedy it.