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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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Chapter 4

Q1. What is the role of the client and the server in the client-server model?

A: The client acts as a requester and the server is a provider and verifier.

Q2. What three script types are primarily used in Roblox development?

A: Scripts (server-side), LocalScripts, and ModuleScripts.

Q3. What can you add at any line in your script to stop the program and examine its state?

A: A breakpoint.

Q4. What does FilteringEnabled do?

A: It restricts clients from directly making changes to the experience that replicate to other clients; instead clients must make requests to the server via RemoteEvent and RemoteFunction.

Q5. What instances are used for communication between different script instances on the same side of the client-server model?

A: A BindableEvent and BindableFunction

Q6. What high-level instances are used for organizing and adding more complex behaviors, additional events, and methods?

A: Services.

Q7. What services are...