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Coding Roblox Games Made Easy

By : Zander Brumbaugh
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Coding Roblox Games Made Easy

By: Zander Brumbaugh

Overview of this book

Roblox is a global virtual platform like no other for both playing and creating games. With well over 150 million monthly active users, Roblox hosts all genres of games that can be played by other members of the community using the Lua programming language. Not only can you create games for free, but you can also earn considerable sums of money if from the success of your games, and become part of the vast and supportive developer circle that provides excellent opportunities for networking in a tight-knit community. With this practical book, you'll get hands-on experience working on the Roblox platform. You'll start with an overview of Roblox development and then understand how to use Roblox Studio. As you progress, you'll gradually learn everything you need from how to program in Roblox Lua to creating Obby and Battle Royale games. Finally, you'll delve into the logistics of game production, focusing on optimizing the performance of your game by implementing impressive mechanics, monetization, and marketing practices. By the end of this Roblox book, you'll be able to lead or work with a team to bring your gaming world to life, and extend that experience to players around the world.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)
Section 1: Introduction to Roblox Development
Section 2: Programming in Roblox
Section 3: The Logistics of Game Production

Reviewing what you've learned

With the conclusion of this chapter, you have completed this course in Roblox development. You have gone from having what is likely little to no experience working with Roblox to possessing the tools necessary to create your own career. Let's look at some of the skills you gained chronologically, as follows:

  • In the first chapter, you learned about what the Roblox platform is about and what it has enabled others to accomplish, and what you can accomplish, through learning and practice. Additionally, we discussed the different types of developers that exist on the platform and the skillsets that each of them grants you, should you choose to take them up. Lastly, we talked about the professional skills to be gained that you can take into the future with you, regardless of your career trajectory. Overall, this chapter informed you why there is so much to be earned from the platform and what it has already done for others.
  • In the second...