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One night, you fall asleep waiting for the train, beside you, is a VHS that you've never seen before. 

....What's on the tape?

Thomas : The Shank Engine
(VHS 2)

WASD + Mouse

Shift to sprint (limited)


Shroudy Software


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Credits will signify the end

*subject to random updates of content and/or horror

- Patched crash logic post button press
- Raised panel for user input (a bit better)
- Dialed in the radio for less ear-hurt
- Added OSX ( Mac)  port

- Looks like we need to revisit this game for some patches and bug fixes, will be out by end of week! (We have a few things on the go ;) )

PlatformsWindows, macOS
Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars
(19 total ratings)
AuthorShroudy Software
GenreAdventure, Survival
Tags3D, Creepy, First-Person, Horror, Singleplayer, Survival Horror, Unity


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ThomasTheShankEngine.zip 82 MB
ThomasTheShankEngineMac.app.zip 85 MB

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man, i don't like it...

if the game is based on running away from the train, you can't put that limit on the run, it's just annoying!

actually funny how children's animation got turned into nightmare fuel xd(loved the game. S

hort and good)

Gameplay en español

Got a few solid scares out of me, didn't manage to finish it but what we saw was well done!

(Gameplay starts at 7:07)

This game is good and really spooky, I really like it.



Let's be honest, Thomas didn't need a horror game to be scary. Even so, this game delivered a complete experience with lots of different sections. Really enjoyable, funny and scary.
Made a spanish gameplay about your game, hope you like it! :)


No mercy for anybody...

This was a REALLY SPOOKY and tricky game!

I played this game for my 3 scary games video:

this game scary me !!!! go see this !! 

Im Like This Game

It says on mac that The application “ThomasTheShankEngineMac” can’t be opened. is there a fix for this??


Haven't had any reported issues on Mac OSX yet.
Email us with the error or a screenshot at shroudysoftware@gmail.com and we can help troubleshoot :)

Hello, I wished I could say something good about this. It was recommended by a friend of mine and I was asked to make a video. But this was just painful for me. My eyes hurt so much after this.

Thanks for such a fun game! We played it on my Birthday and had a really fun time on Stream. 

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Wow ! it was an interesting game ! had a lot of fun !!

Never knew you could make Thomas, so creepy and evil. Great job.

i loved the game but jesus i kept dying 

Loved it but man I was bad at it.

I loved the atmosphere you made in the game it was really freaky.

Can't lie though I was raging so bad at the last part also I made a video :D

It was promising at the beginning but it went from scary to rage inducing, i was just fighting with the sprint meter the whole time, and having to find like 3 randomly placed things while dodging a train was too much for me ig, cool concept tho

Really liked the atmosphere you went for and the pixelated graphics really work putting the demonic presence together. Thank you for making this!

I think I'll drive next time I go anywhere. Had my feel of trains for a while. Very creepy game. 

Never thought that I would get jumpscared by Thomas the Tank Engine but I guess I was wrong!


The game confused me quite a bit, but still had fun!


Great game! Although i havent beat it- but i will be live streaming friday night and i will beat it on stream!

I played the game!! Thank you! I enjoy playing the game! So amazing!! Also, the second stage is too hardest. Lol.

I know Markiplier just featured your game and I nowhere near compare to him lmao but I had a lot of fun with your game and it was surprisingly challenging! Well done man! Its the second one in this video


how do you download?

There's a download link below the banner :)
alternatively : https://shroudysoftware.itch.io/thomas-the-shank-engine/purchase 

Shroudy.. This Train Cheated, lol Good Game!

Thomas has always kinda creeped me out but you took it to the next level. Loved the mechanics of the rail maze and really like the monster that Thomas becomes. Great job!
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This game has such a chaotic start, on point to the scares without any introduction or build-up. I really enjoyed the game overall! It really cracked me up otherwise x3

I really hope you can make more games in the future, this was a short but fun game.

Thanks for playing! This was definitely a mechanics and performance test for us getting a bit more serious with dev... so stay tuned >:]

We'll continue to make games we have fun with, we want to bring new stuff every time or we won't be happy with the game, and we want to blow your mind!

I don’t know what to say, I could not help but laugh when I saw Thomas fused with a giant Centipede flying through the sky at me. The game feels as cursed as the MeatCanyon cartoon, and I love it. The puzzle to get through the underground was easy enough, it really helped with how bright you made the goals.

Really fun, can’t wait to see what you do to other childhood icons.

Really good game !

THOMAS HAS  gone to Prison, and he`s Comin` to SHANK YA!!

Loved every moment, it was a BIT repetitive but other than that I loved the scares it gave me!
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