Confirmed: ROBLOX Game Conference 2012 Event Schedule


29, 2012

by reesemcblox


RGC 2012 LogoROBLOX Game Conference 2012 runs from 10 a.m. to about 4:30 p.m – six-and-a-half hours. Between the main stage, user feedback sessions and Hackathon, we have roughly 15 hours of scheduled content to offer. Unless you possess the ability to be in two places at the same time, you’re going to need to prioritize.

To help you plan, we’re announcing a detailed agenda of events. Please note that this schedule may change slightly, so keep an eye on the RGC 2012 page for updates.

RGC 2012 GladiusWe strongly recommend you buy tickets online so you don’t waste any of your valuable time standing in line the day of the event. Plus, if you buy your ticket online by tomorrow, July 1st, you’ll receive a virtual sword.

Main stage presentations

From demos of new features and audience participation to insightful industry commentary and CEO David Baszucki’s vision for ROBLOX in 2020, the main stage offers variety and the most buzz-worthy topics.

10:00 a.m. Welcome to RGC 2012
CEO David Baszucki and the ROBLOX Team
10:30 a.m. Demo – New Group Features
Revolutionizing groups and communities on ROBLOX
10:45 a.m. Demo – Physics and Water
A deep dive with Kevin He
11:00 a.m. Education for Gaming
Five ROBLOX employees discuss how they broke into the video game industry
11:30 a.m. Demo – Inserting and Searching for Models in Studio
Dude, where’s my car?
11:40 a.m. Demo – 3D Graphics Rendering
Sneak peeks, prototypes, and Big Ideas
12:30 p.m. Demo – ROBLOX Studio 2.0
The next-gen online game building tool
12:40 p.m. Demo – Trading System
Taking a look under the hood of this new feature
1:00 p.m. This is Jeopardy!
ROBLOX trivia game show hosted by John Shedletsky
1:30 p.m. Working the Economy
How to get filthy rich on ROBLOX
2:00 p.m. How to Create Pro Quality Games
Take your development to the next level
2:30 p.m. Design the Future of ROBLOX
Brainstorm with David Baszucki and John Shedletsky
3:05 p.m. ROBLOX Hall of Fame 2012
Finalist showcase with Christina McGrath and Becky Herndon
4:00 p.m. ROBLOX 2020
A tour through the future of ROBLOX

User feedback sessions

Stop by to discuss the features you care about most with ROBLOX staff.

10:30 a.m. Creating and Selling Models
Talk to the devs who are bringing the ROBLOX model store to life
11:05 a.m. ROBLOX Studio
Devs tackle any and all feedback relating to building in ROBLOX Studio
11:40 a.m. Features for Groups/Clans
Navin Lal and his team respond to requests for social features
12:15 p.m. Physics Engine
Talk shop with our physics simulation professionals
12:50 p.m. Gameplay
Content and gameplay engineers want to chat about improving your play experience
1:25 p.m. 3D Graphics Rendering
Help our graphics team make ROBLOX more spectacular
2:00 p.m. Scripting
Our scripting gurus are ready to grapple with gritty technical questions
2:35 p.m. Character Art and Animation
Dissecting the ROBLOXian with our artists and animators

R&D Lab (9 a.m. to 4 p.m., by reservation)

Play ROBLOX and test out new features while chatting with the developers. Give them live feedback on your gaming and creating experiences. Seating in the Lab is tight; pick up your reservation tickets at the Lab entrance.

Autograph Booth (10:30 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.)

Get your poster signed by a famous ROBLOX staff member.

Hackathon (11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)

Bring your laptop and sit in on building and scripting challenges with the developers. Win prizes for speed and accuracy. This activity will be interactive and participatory. Wireless internet will be provided.

Group Meetup Zones

Come meet your online friends and enemies in the Meetup Zone. ROBLOX will designate some general areas for forum communities and groups to find each other.

Conference information

ROBLOX Game Conference 2012 will take place on July 14, 2012 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.

Doors open at 9:00 a.m. | Event starts at 10:00 a.m.
Event ends at 4:00 p.m. | Doors close at 5:00 p.m.