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What is Roblox Studio and How to Become a Roblox Developer?

At this post, I will try to cover some information about Roblox, why you should use the Studio Creator and which programming languages you need to use in order to become a successful developer at this gaming creation platform. Let's get started.

What is Roblox?

Roblox is one of the most popular online multiplayer gaming platforms in the world. Beside only playing games, the users might create their own games. Furthermore, it was developed and published by the Roblox Corporation on September 1, 2006. This platform is compatible with various operating systems such as Windows, Android, iOS, Xbox One, macOS, Macintosh and few other. This platform has million of players and developers from different ages and different countries around the world.

Roblox Studio Overview

Roblox Studio is a great free game development program that can be also used on different operating systems. Further, in order to start using it, the user must register for a new Roblox account and download the Studio launcher from the official website.
This program have a lot of great features that users might find useful. For example, there is an option for adding plugins, adding objects or even adding pre-made templates from the marketplace.

What Users Create using the Roblox Studio

It is mostly used for creating games and in-game items. For example, the users create such a lot of in-game items using this platform such as clothes, hats, hair templates etc. Some of them even create their own unique Roblox hair codes and Roblox outfits ids for their games. Each of the items has its own unique code/id which usually contains unique numbers (characters).

How to Become a Roblox Developer?

The Roblox Studio is necessary along with the Lua programming language, so I can recommend you to start with mastering these two. Since it is a web-based drag-and-drop code builder, you will learn them in a very short period of time. Just try to avoid copying other games. Try to make something unique and your game can become popular with million of players overnight. There is no doubt that this platform can make you famous in a very short time.

Are developers geting paid by Roblox?

To sum up the developers don't get paid by Roblox for creating the games. However, they earn money whenever the player purchase a different kind of virtual in-game item. This is even better, since your earnings can be unlimited and you can always create a new virtual items which will be premium and the users must pay in order to get them.

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shikkaba

Roblox is a horrible platform to develop for. They take such a huge chunk of what you earn, it's not worth it.
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