Construct 2 is a great environment to make your first game with no programming required!
Recommended age: 8 and up. No previous development experience of any kind is required! Younger kids might do well with an adult to help alongside them as we learn.
Construct2 by Scirra is a full featured game development engine for building and publishing games. Many toolsets feature visual creation tools and "drag-and-drop" game development, but we've selected Construct2 as being a simple starting point suitable for people of all ages with no programming experience at all!
It is still quite powerful and flexible for experienced programmers and should not be dismissed if you want to be productive making games!
You should download and install Construct2 on a laptop if you want to follow along. You can find the free version to download at:
Find the Free Download button and we recommend the latest "Stable Release" (here as of this writing: https://www.scirra.com/construct2/releases/r206)