Gamemaker Studio 2 is a 2D game engine that allows you to make impressive games with drag-and-drop visual scripting, and no coding required unless you want to. You can even create your art and animation in Gamemaker Studio, and set up your networking for multiplayer games, so you don't need to use lots of different programs!
- YoYo Games who make GameMaker have loads of resources to learn GameMaker 2 on their website, to help total beginners get started.
- YoYo Games also have a YouTube channel with loads of video learning resources. Here is a step by step video tutorial on how to make a 'Space Rocks' game for total beginners.
- Here is a blog post from YoYo games from when they took part in Global Game Jam, with loads of tips and tricks for using GameMaker 2.
- Get the tool here.