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Learn Luau scripting from scratch, create your own worlds, and explore the logistics of game production and 50 cool things to do on Roblox
This is a step-by-step guide that will teach you everything you need to succeed on Roblox; from scripting, handling game physics, player interactions, and advanced game mechanics to the best practices and management techniques. The book is perfect for first-time coders with worksheets at the end of the chapters to help you test and apply what you learn.
The book includes a link to join a club on Discord to facilitate peer reading and knowledge sharing. I’d love to contribute to your game projects and answer your questions via Ask Me Anything sessions and more. Let’s create games (a lot of them!)
What’s in store: Build your first game on Roblox and invite friends to play Learn to code in Luau from scratch Explore game mechanics, monetization, marketing, and the metaverse! Discover 50 cool things you can do on Roblox Join the book club to read the book with your peers and with me on Discord (link in the book)
Learn to navigate the tabs and menus of Roblox Studio, master the core features of the various tools within Studio, and get ready to begin setting up your first experience.
Start from scratch – you won’t need any prior exposure to programming before you get started. We’ll start by covering basic concepts like variables and other universal programming constructs. Within a few chapters, you will be able to create full experiences of your own design on Roblox.
Roblox programming scenarios
Explore Roblox-specific programming, Roblox services, how to manage players, physics manipulation, and other experience features.
Create an Obby
Understand the fundamentals of programming and put your skills to the test by making an obstacle course game, more commonly called an Obby.
An example of a well-designed Obby stage
Manage players and their data and make systems that add functionality behaviors to your game as a whole, as well as implement engagement techniques to better attract and keep your audience.
Creating a Battle Royale game
Teleport players from a lobby to a battleground where they must find weapons and fight each other, and the last player standing wins the game.
The logistics of game production
Learn the logistics and business skills you need to ensure your Roblox game project progresses successfully from start to finish. Understand topics such as budgeting, time management, development efficiency, and collaboration, all of which are critical for game development projects.
Shops and purchases
Introduce an economy into your game to not only create a new way to engage your players but also make money with in-game purchases.
Publisher : Packt Publishing; 2nd edition (6 Jun. 2022)
Language : English
Paperback : 302 pages
ISBN-10 : 1803234679
ISBN-13 : 978-1803234670
Dimensions : 19.05 x 1.8 x 23.5 cm