The GameMaker - Educator license gives students everything they need to create and export games for Windows, Mac, and Linux desktop platforms. (If you want to export to more platforms, view the GameMaker - Achiever license.)
Perfect for education, this easy-to-use 2D game-making tool provides the perfect first step for middle school and high school students to learn programming in a fun environment, or for higher education design students to unleash their creativity in games media, without having a high programming overhead. Teach coding, game design, and game development with GameMaker. Note: Not for students under the age of 13.