Game Maker is one
of those wonderful things that is really powerful, has lots of people
using it and is free.
It is capable of making a huge variety of types of games in both 2D
and 3D perspective (like AoE) Games.
There are many ways
to use Game Maker and in this section of the e-text you will be introduced
to dran 'n' drop game making and more powerful code-based ideas.