Getting Started in Roblox Development

Roblox Development Basics
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3,076 students
Getting Started in Roblox Development
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (112 ratings)
3,076 students
Create a Roblox Account and install Roblox Studio
How to Create Roblox Game Objects
Move, Scale, and Rotate Game Object
Add Simple Scripts to Modify Game Behavior
Use the Terrain Generator to Create Interesting Landscapes


  • Computer with permissions to install software
  • Internet connection


If you ever wanted to create a video game in Roblox, but don't know where to begin, this course is for you!  I show you how to download Roblox Studio and create a very simple game step-by-step.  Learn how to add objects and non-playing characters to your game, keep score, change game objects with scripts, and generate your own terrains.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginner game developers
  • Developers with minimal experience in Roblox game creation

Course content

2 sections • 26 lectures • 1h 34m total length
  • Introduction
  • Create a Roblox Account and Install Roblox Studio
  • First Part - Make a Game Object
  • Moving and Resizing Parts Using the Properties Window
  • First Script - The Print Statement
  • Three Common Data Types - Boolean, Number, and String
  • Changing a Game Object's Properties with a Script
  • Create a Function
  • For Loop
  • While Loop
  • Function Return Values


Instructor at SimTek Game Development
Peter Baker
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 152 Reviews
  • 3,193 Students
  • 2 Courses

Peter Baker is a software engineer and founder of SimTek Game Development, a learning center for computer programming. He has worked as a software engineer for 25 years in industry and has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from George Washington University.  Peter teaches Roblox game development, Java with Spring Framework, and Database Management Systems.