Roblox first launched just over 13 years ago. That’s 13 years of slapdash user-made trash populated by nine year-old trolls, right? Not quite. Roblox is also one of videogames’ most underestimated communities; it’s a huge and vibrant place of play and creation where fortunes and talent are being forged.
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A plethora of games to scratch that same Minecraft itch13
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Roblox has a lot of ways to show off creativity, but there are occasions where promotional items can be redeemed in-game for players to use. It's not immediately obvious how to redeem them, or indeed how to equip them once they've been redeemed. Don't worry, we'll get you up to speed with how to deck out your avatar with all the items obtained from Roblox codes,…
2 months ago
There have been a great many games like Minecraft over the past decade. Which is to be expected, because who wouldn't want to capitalise on the runaway mainstream success of the decade, and the best-selling video game of all time? There are many things that are very special about Minecraft, and remain more or less unmatched even ten years later; but we've done our very…
4 months ago
Roblox doesn’t exactly loom in the collective consciousness, but it apparently doesn’t need to. It has over 100 million monthly active users, and at their developer conference it was announced that people making games on the platform are set to share in $100m revenue in 2019.
5 months ago
“Kids are not born toxic,” says Laura Higgins. “Adults generally are where most of the negative stuff is online. It's not kids doing it.” Higgins works for Roblox, a children’s game of blocky-armed figures and even blockier cars. Well technically, it’s not one game, but many. Roblox is a sort of pick-your-own-playground with a platter of multiplayer minigames made by other players. You could fly…
7 months ago
Roblox is a game creation platform that lets you create all sorts of wonders with only the thinnest knowledge of scripting. The results are many and varied, so it's easy to glance at the vast library and write off the whole set as a minefield of easy-cash scammers with characters that look Lego knockoffs. However, look further and you'll find plenty of examples of creativity…
3 years ago
I’m camped at the end of a large hall, hoping my view over a tunnel leading to the capture point covers the enemy team’s entry through the large windows and skylights. Distant gunfire rattles from the other end of the map and I see grenades popping on the point. And yep, I’m right. Someone jumps down from above and I shoot, taking them by surprise…