Machinations is a conceptual framework and diagram tool that focusses on structural qualities of game mechanics. The tool you find below is an interactive tool to draw and run Machinations diagrams. Use the following links to explore the Machinations framework:
If you like to run the Machinations application localy, you can best download the following file and save it to a convenient location. (Right click and select 'Save link as...'):
You might need to create an executable projecter out of the flash file (.swf). You can do this by running the file in a stand-alone flashplayer, and then selecting file|create projecter from the menu.