Creating a video game in roblox is not that hard in compare to creating it from the scratch on your own without Roblox.
Roblox has thousands of template ideas for newbie game players to start with creating their own games from readily available basic game creation platform called Roblox Studio.
With the help of Roblox Studio, one can easily start creating a roblox game by just clicking, dragging and dropping at the beginning.
Those who don’t know how to make a game on roblox, we have a good news for all those beginners out there.
If you are a beginner to roblox and have read the story of these fellow developers, and wanted to get success in roblox game development just like them, then welcome to this basic roblox studio tutorial.
Here we will demonstrate you the very first step towards how to build a roblox game in roblox studio.
Roblox is free to play and we know that there are millions of games available in roblox to play for free. From casual games to racing games and from multiplayer action games to first person shooting survival games.
You can find every type of game genre in roblox, you just name it and roblox have it. The matter of the fact is, playing games on roblox is totally free, however; some games need to buy/unlock paid stuff in order to play further.
Roblox game developers make millions of dollars per month by selling their in-game stuff in roblox against robux (roblox currency) and later turn their robux into real money through roblox exchange.
Now, when you want to create a game in roblox; you don’t need to have the in-depth knowledge of game development at all. All you need is roblox studio and an internet connection that’s all. So go ahead and download roblox studio on your pc, install it and start implementing the following guide.
How to Make a Game on Roblox Studio – Basic Guide with Roblox Pictures
- How to Make a Game on Roblox Studio – Basic Guide with Roblox Pictures
- How to Publish a Game on Roblox?
- How to Change Roblox Game Privacy Status? I.E. Public or Private
- Wrapping Up
In roblox studio, you will get lots of game templates to start with your first creation. That means, all the core scripting and coding needed to build the initial game is already been completed in those game templates and you just need to give them a final touch up and make these games alive under your account. Now select the game template you want, and check into roblox studio to do the rest work. Here, we will select Infinite Runner template to demonstrate.
Don’t be worried, roblox studio looks very tricky but it is not. The options you are provided in roblox studio works on your single click and are very user friendly. Know more in deep about this software to understand it easily.
Creating the Game in Roblox
Now let’s make some minor changes in this template for you to understand how to use roblox studio to create a game in roblox. Let us first change the sky color and make it more attractive.
1. Now click on the “Toolbox” tab from the “Home” menu. The new window will open called “Toolbox”.
2. Now in this window, search for “skybox” and you will see multiple images of the skies. We will select purple one. Let the studio take couple of seconds to replace the sky; and now you can see the new sky in your game.
3. Now we will change the look of our road in the game, to change the look of the road, select one model of the road in template which will make all the models of the road viewable in roblox explorer window available on right side of the studio.
4. Now select all the road models from the explorer window, and go to the “Model” menu available beside “Home” menu. 5. Now in the Model menu, you can see the “Material” tab with drop-down arrow, just click on the material tab and select the look of your road. We will select grass look for here. Now you can see all the road look changes to grass with a single click.
How to Publish a Game on Roblox?
Before publishing the game, try it once by test playing it from the studio itself. In the “File” menu, you will see the “Play” button in “Test” Tab. Try playing it and see the differences you have made in the game.
These are some simple tricks for beginners to create a game of their own. Now we will see how to publish your roblox games. To publish your created roblox game, just go to the “File” menu and select “publish to roblox” button.
You may need to create your own place on roblox where your created game will take place, before letting game goes to live. So, create your place by putting basic information about your game like Name, Description, and Genre of your game. You may also need to select the privacy of your game whether it is public or private. Once done, click on Create Place button and your game will be available for users to play immediately.
Now you can see the difference between the original template of the game and the edited template of our game in the image below.
If you wish, you can also add some extra obstacles in your game by using toolbox and other tabs from the roblox studio. It is your canvas and the studio is your paint kit, draw whatever you want and create an awesome creation.
If you want to create your own game without using templates, you can do that too. Just go ahead and start with a blank template on the roblox studio. Remember, creating roblox games without template needs some extra knowledge of roblox studio which can be obtained by using above mentioned link to the overview of roblox studio.
However, you can even earn free robux through your games just by adding game passes in your game as an in-game currency that will let users to buy it from you in exchange with robux currency.
How to Change Roblox Game Privacy Status? I.E. Public or Private
Changing Your Game Status: It is also less known thing among peoples about how to change your published game status from public to private or vice versa from private to public.
Changing a game status in roblox will directly impact on your game, your earnings, game followings and on popularity of the game.
If you are changing your roblox game status from public to private, that means you are withdrawing your game from roblox’s game library that is publicly available to all the roblox players for playing any game available in the games library.
Note: If your game is very popular and well known among game players, it is advised that do not private your game as it will lose your game audience permanently.
There are 2 Ways to Change Your Roblox Game Status. However, choosing any way to change your game’s status will lead you to the same place where you can choose the privacy status for your game. Only the ways to go to the pages are slightly different. Here are they:
Method 1: Change Game Status to Public or Private By Configuring The Game
Step 1. Go to Your Games Section in Roblox Website, and Click on Gear Icon Available in Front of Your Each Game Created. The Dropdown Options Will Open.
Step 2. Click on Configure Game Options.
Step 3. Select the Privacy Settings for Your Game, I.e. Public or Private.
Step 4. Save Changes.
Method 2 : Change Your Game Status to Private or Public From My Creations Tab
Step 1. Click on Create Tab available on Your Roblox Account Dashboard in the Website.
Step 2. Select My Creations Tab, then Games. You will see all your created Games there including the status change option from public to private or private to public.
Step 3. Click on the status icon, you will directed to the same page which is shown in the 1st method above.
Step 4. Follow the 3rd and 4th steps from method 1, and you are done.
This is how you can change your game status from private to public or vice versa at any time you want. Remember, avoid changing the status of the games that are popular among the community as it is very high chances for you to lose your game players by doing so.
Now that you know how to make a game on roblox, you may also need to know about how to trade in roblox for your in-game stuff. Roblox trading is very important factor in the game development so learn it carefully in order to sell all your gaming items efficiently.
You can sell various game items in your game for earning robux in your account and make some profit. Also you can sell your characters skins, torso, helmets, shirts and pants too. You can get these characters related stuff from the catalog or you can simply create some. Do your reading on how to make clothes on roblox which will help you to create your own clothes for your game characters and sell them as a premium stuff in the game against robux.
We hope that this detailed guide on how to make a game on roblox for beginners help you understand the basic techniques of creating a game with ease. If we missed mentioning something important in making a game in roblox, then do let us know in the comments below. Also let us know what do you think about this guide for beginners?
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