For many, the concept of leaping from game fan to game maker seems an impossible proposition. Fortuantely, there are multiple options available for folks who want to ease into game devleopment without knowing how to code.
Right now about 80% of the content planned is already in Pixel Game Maker MV. It allows for the creation of platformers, top-down action and shooting games. During launch week the software is available for a discounted price of $67.99.