Now Announcing: The Video Game Machine - The Game that Makes Games!

A sandbox game where players can create, play, and share video games of their very own.

Friday, May 17, 2019 by Island Dog | Discussion: WinCustomize News

Create your own unique video game and share it with the world in
The Video Game Machine
Join the Founder's Program today and get access to the alpha on May 29th!

Make, play, and share unique video games that you’ve made yourself! The Video Game Machine is a sandbox game that removes the tricky parts of development and leaves only the fun, putting the power of creativity in YOUR hands.

Give valuable input on mechanics and gameplay during the development process by joining our Founder's program! You'll get access to the alpha of the game on May 29th, plus all future betas and the full game upon final release. Joining the program also includes a special Founder's badge for the forums.

(A key will be issued to you via the email you purchase The Video Game Machine with on May 29th.)


In The Video Game Machine, you'll:

Make a Game

The possibilities are endless! Choose from a massive selection of heroes, enemies, special items, and more! In the game editor, customize your levels with unique terrain and interesting landmarks. Build worlds, place enemies, hide items, write dialogue, and set rules to personalize the gameplay details.

  Make a Game


Play Your Game Play Your Game   Play Your Game

Once you’ve chosen the elements of your game, it's time to play it! Have fun exploring your creation, then hop back into edit mode when inspiration strikes. By blurring the lines between making and playing, creating a game has never been easier!


Share with Others

Upload the games you've created and share them with the community! You’ll be able to see what other players have come up with and download the games they’ve made as well.

  Share with Others


Here's how you'll MAKE a game:

Choose your Characters   Choose Your Characters

Select the hero of your game from several provided options, including knights, superheroes, ninjas, cats, unicorns, vegetables, and much more! Heroes need foes to fight, so select some enemies from the editing menu, place an advancing army, and let the battle for the fate of the world begin.


Pick a Genre

Start with a blank slate or build from a sample game based on the genre of your choosing! You can create an exciting side-scrolling adventure, blast enemies off the screen in classic shoot 'em up, or set off on an epic adventure filled with of secrets, lore, and loot.

  Pick a Genre


Establish Your Rules   Establish Your Rules

Decide how your game will play by determining specific sets of rules! Choose how many levels your game will have, how enemies will behave, how the camera will follow the player, and more.

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(A key will be issued to you via the email you purchase The Video Game Machine with on May 29th.)

Reply #1 Friday, May 17, 2019 3:19 PM

Hey Everyone,

The VGM team will be around the WinCustomize forums if you have any questions. Needless to say, if you like gaming, and enjoy customizing, VGM is right up your alley



Reply #2 Friday, May 17, 2019 3:36 PM

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Reply #4 Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:41 AM

Someone needs to reformat this thread/post. The text is cut off on the right edge.

Reply #5 Sunday, July 28, 2019 11:37 PM


Someone needs to reformat this thread/post. The text is cut off on the right edge.

It is fine and centered as it should be on my screen .

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