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The Games Factory For Windows

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About The Games Factory

The Games Factory is a robust platform that enables users to craft professional-grade games once they master its interface. The learning process may be arduous, but the rewards are substantial. The software's suite includes an array of background elements and active objects, along with a selection of pre-animated characters, all designed to give your game a polished and engaging look.

Key Feature

1.Predefined Controls
Flexibility in game design is a key aspect of The Games Factory, featuring functions like a boss key (F5) and a help key (F1) to enhance the gaming experience. However, this flexibility has its limits as there is no option to reassign key functions within the program. This means users must work within the framework of predefined controls, which could be a hindrance for those looking to customize every aspect of the gameplay experience.

2.Multimedia Capabilities
While the help features might be inconsistent, referring to the Multimedia Level simply as the "game level," The Games Factory supports a broad range of multimedia file imports. Game designers can integrate MIDI soundtracks and WAV samples for audio, alongside a variety of image formats such as PCX, BMP, IFF, RLE, and DIB for visuals. The animation editor is also capable of importing FLI or FLC files, offering substantial creative freedom for animating game elements.

3.Trial Versus Paid Versions
The Games Factory offers a trial version that permits full-scale game development and testing, which is ideal for those looking to dip their toes into game design without initial investment. However, the downside is the inability to export created games for standalone or web use. Purchasing the Home version removes this barrier, allowing free distribution of games and screensavers. For those seeking to monetize their creations, the Pro version grants the essential rights to sell games, opening a path for entrepreneurial game designers.

4.Ideal for the Patient Creator
Patience and dedication are key for those embarking on a journey with The Games Factory. Aspiring game designers with the time to navigate through its complex interface and master its extensive features will find it an invaluable tool in bringing their visions to life. With its comprehensive tools and capabilities, The Games Factory stands as a gateway to the world of professional game development for persevering creators.

Reviewed by Staff


Updated onNovember 8, 2008
Operating systemWindows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows, Windows XP, Windows NT

Old Versions

The Games Factory2 build D240
November 8, 2008
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The Games Factory for PC
Create your own games and screensavers.
2 build D240
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How to download and Install The Games Factory on Windows PC

  • Click on the Download button to start downloading The Games Factory for Windows.
  • Open the .exe installation file in the Downloads folder and double click it.
  • Follow the instructions in the pop-up window to install The Games Factory on Windows PC.
  • Now you can open and run The Games Factory on Windows PC.