Your Machinations Workspace is where you’ll create your game designs, set parameters, run simulations, and plot results.
From the header you can easily access some of our most important features:
Clicking on the diagram's
Titlereveals the file management setting.
Click on the
Manage file button
Make a copy or
Delete your diagram.
In the Menu you will find everything you could expect from a Docs suite.
Team Machinations - is the Team Folder, available with our paid plans
My Machinations - where we store your diagram that are not shared with your team members
Shared with me - a folder for the diagrams to which you've been invited to edit
Templates - where you can find the templates we make public
Access all Nodes and Connections to drag and drop them onto the canvas.
Access a searchable repository of ready-made subsystems. Drag and drop them onto the canvas to get you started.
Add systems for easy drag and drop access.
Select the Nodes and Connections you’d like added
right-click and select
Add to private library (see below).
💡 When no component is selected on the diagram, the panel displays the options for changing diagram properties:
Dice: choose the number of the default die has, by default (eg: D6 - a die with 6 faces)
View: choose if you want to have de Grid or Page View on/off
Options: Toggle on/off Connection arrows or Guides
🔧 When components (Nodes & Connections) are selected, this panel displays the properties settings for that component.
Once you have a system diagrammed, in the bottom panel you can find the diagram's Run Modes
When Run mode is set on "animated", you can run your diagram in 2 modes:
Switch to "quick run", and 2 other options become available:
Opens the Execution Chart of your diagram.
Use Layers for different sections of your diagram, so you can hide them if you need better visualisation at a micro or macro level.
Open Layers controller by clicking the Layers icon (image above)
Make a selection of Nodes and Connections
Add Layer with
Move selection to a different Layer by Selecting the target Layer from the list, and hitting
Duplicate Layer with
Delete a Layer with
Use this as a minimap, by draging the ouline to navigate the diagram.