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Coding Roblox Games Made Easy, Second Edition - Second Edition

By : Zander Brumbaugh
Book Image

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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reversing 231


aircraft system

creating 239

announcement system

creating 234, 235

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) 39, 219

argument 74

arrays 49

art 251

assert() function 75

Avatar Shop 23, 24



setting up 122, 123, 166

base classes 66

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backend, setting up 166

frontend, setting up 196

local replication 189-192

loot, spawning 192-196

player data, managing 166-168

round system, setting up 181-184

weapons, creating 168-181

working, with UI 196

Battle Royale Game, round system

player, preparing 184-189

Battle Royale Game, UI

game message 197-201

players display 197-201

shop, creating 207, 208

spectate menu, making 201-206

Beams 117

BindableEvents 95, 96

BindableFunctions 95, 96

Boolean data type

setting 53

booleans 49

bools 49

builders 7