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Coding Roblox Games Made Easy

By : Zander Brumbaugh
Book Image

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


In this final chapter, you learned the best practices to ensure that whatever concept or theme you create in the future, it has the best chance of finding an audience and becoming profitable and popular among players from around the world. By heeding the advice of the Three Ms (Mechanics, Monetization, and Marketing), I have no doubt that you will have games garnering thousands of concurrent users in no time. Remember that while we focused on the prospects of making money from what is otherwise a hobby, remember to have fun and experiment with what you want to do. Make your games how you want them to be because the wonderful thing about topics in development theory, such as those discussed in this chapter, is that they are constantly evolving. So, do not be afraid to get out there and invent a genre of your own design. Make concepts and visuals that no one has ever conceived before. Be the best developer you can be from your own perspective.

Now, we find ourselves here,...