We’re always looking for ways to make the ROBLOX economy more flexible and dynamic. In the past year, we’ve introduced and enhanced our trading system, added affiliate gear sales and game passes, and created a group treasury, among other things. Today, we’re kicking off a beta test for yet another economy feature: the ability to purchase and trade multiple copies of the same limited item.Continue reading
On July 28, 2012, user Yaman100 did something thousands of users do without a second thought every day: put a new t-shirt on his ROBLOX character. Only, this time it was special. It set off a bug, with approximately one-in-four-billion chances of occurring, that would end up breaking any ROBLOX page on which Yaman100′s character thumbnail appeared.
An innocent action, with such far-reaching effects.Continue reading
ROBLOX is a big platform. While each of our development teams has its own areas of focus, goals and projects, there’s been an overarching objective in recent months: make ROBLOX a more mobile-friendly platform. Today, we took a step forward by launching a mobile ROBLOX website at m.roblox.com.
M.roblox.com is not yet the default landing page for mobile traffic, but it’s now available for our dedicated blog readers to try. We’re seeking your feedback regarding what works well, what could work better and what features you’d like to see in the future. You can let us know in this article’s comments or on our dedicated mobile forum; just remember to note the mobile device you’re using when feeding back.Continue reading
Game development and user-generated content fuel ROBLOX, and one of our goals is to make sure all users — not just paid members — know that they can build their own games and create original content. To that end, we recently introduced version one of the Build page, now accessible from the main navigation menu at Roblox.com.
The Build page centralizes all the content you’ve created: games, shirts, t-shirts, pants and models. While it currently serves as the easiest way to view and manage all your creations, separate from your inventory, our vision is for it to become a launch point for game development.Continue reading