Roblox Game Development

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Eric David Smith
Software Engineer / Musician / Entrepreneur
Roblox Game Development by Eric David Smith

Having a young child who is obsessed with Roblox has encouraged me to learn more about Roblox Game Development.

Good Guy, Bad Guy

A simple, yet exciting game of catch the bad guy! Racing through the world as a Good Guy (Police Car) or a Bad Guy (Race Car). Earn points for catching the Bad Guy or earn points by escaping the Good Guy!

Work In Progress

I am a curious person. Self taught in everything I do. I have a tremendous thirst for knowledge on certain topics. This one is a wildcard. I am not a "gamer" nor do I truly enjoy playing them. I am however interested in solving problems and learning how things work.

What is Roblox?

Roblox is a online game platform and game creation system that allows users to design their own games and play a wide variety of different types of games created by other users.

LUA Programming Language

Lua is a powerful, efficient, lightweight, embeddable scripting language. It supports procedural programming, object-oriented programming, functional programming, data-driven programming, and data description.

Lua combines simple procedural syntax with powerful data description constructs based on associative arrays and extensible semantics. Lua is dynamically typed, runs by interpreting bytecode with a register-based virtual machine, and has automatic memory management with incremental garbage collection, making it ideal for configuration, scripting, and rapid prototyping.

Starting Small

At first, it took me some time to understand the GUI interface of Roblox Studio. After some failures, I was able to create the following rather quickly.


Game Play

Play Good Guy, Bad Guy on ROBLOX now

Thanks for reading. Happy coding!

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Eric David Smith
Software Engineer / Musician / Entrepreneur

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