Have we got a challenge for you! I know you’ve all played games before, but did you know that making them can be just as much fun, if not more fun? Its actually not as hard as you might think.
Game Design Summit
To get you started on making games, check out http://gamestarmechanic.com. For more freedom and advanced game features you can use other open source platforms:
Game Maker 8: http://www.yoyogames.com/gamemaker/studio
RPG Maker: http://www.rpgmakerweb.com/
Construct 2: https://www.scirra.com/construct2
Game Salad: http://gamesalad.com/
Unreal Development Kit: http://www.unrealengine.com/udk/