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Coding Roblox Games Made Easy, Second Edition - Second Edition

By : Zander Brumbaugh
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Coding Roblox Games Made Easy, Second Edition - Second Edition

By: Zander Brumbaugh

Overview of this book

“I read/worked through the book with my kids to build a game together and I highly recommend pre-teens, teens, and tweens to pick this up as their first book to coding games” -James W. Y III, Technology Integration Specialist at Old Bridge Township Public Schools “...a must-read, must-practice essential book for anyone getting started with building games on Roblox using Luau programming...” -Frederic Markus, President, Feerik Games (Ex-Ubisoft, Nintendo, Rockstar, Disney, LucasArts, and Epic Games) “..includes everything from Roblox Studio menus, the basics of the Luau scripting language, how to tie in real-world (or any world!) physics into your experience of marketing your game as well as some great ideas for where to go next.” -Jay Sebastian, Computer Scientist and Adjunct Lecturer in AI for Games and Simulation Roblox isn't just popular; it's incredibly popular, featuring more than 54 million active players per day. Any experience imaginable can be created on Roblox. Coding Roblox Games Made Easy, 2nd Edition, is a go-to guide for anyone at any age looking to get started with building a game on Roblox using Luau programming. In just about 300 pages, you’ll learn the basics of Luau programming, build two end-to-end games, add customizations to finally publish and monetize them. The bonus chapter ‘50 Cool Things to do in Roblox’ is a perfect end to your learning journey with information nuggets presented with examples to save your time when coding, animating, building avatars, using Robux and so much more. Join Zander, 19-year-old Roblox developer and programmer on this game-development journey and bring your ideas to life
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
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Section I: Introduction to Roblox Development
Section II: Programming in Roblox
Section III: The Logistics of Game Production
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Roblox features

This section will talk about some of the new features and tools Roblox has introduced since the last edition of this book.

Group name changes

In January 2022, Roblox announced that developers would be getting the ability to change the name of a group. This had been a long-requested feature, and many expressed their appreciation for its release. If you own a Roblox group, you can change the name of it every 90 days for 100 Robux, assuming the name you wish to change it to is not already in use.

Free badge creation

In February 2022, Roblox announced that developers would now be able to create badges for free, instead of the 100 Robux required before. In order to prevent abuse, developers can upload five badges in a 24-hour period for free and then any additional badges in that same time period will cost the original price of 100 Robux. As mentioned in Chapter 5, Creating an Obby, badges are another way to make players feel rewarded and further encourage...