The Ideal Robloxian Place (by chess123mate)

October 25, 2008 at 7:23 pm | Posted in Place Reviews | 10 Comments

I just want to point out what an ideal place might be. If someone met all of these ideas, I would congratulate them. Roblox should be filled with places with these qualifications (in my opinion).

1. The place shouldn’t have anything you didn’t make. Stay away from Free Models in most cases! Obviously if you can’t script and you want to make a certain place with teleporters, you might need a teleport script. But the majority of your place should be your own.

2. The place must be either original or creative. Maybe you are doing a ‘better version’ of a different place. In that case, be creative. If you aren’t doing a ‘better version’ of a place, or if there are already a few ‘verisons’ out there, maybe it’s time to be original! Come up with your own ideas! Don’t just add a few helicopters, planes, jeeps, and weapons of mass destruction and call it good, do something original!

The only exception to #2 is if it’s a concept from real life that nobody else has done before.

3. Work hard at your place. If it took you 10 seconds to put your place together, it’s a bad place. Good places usually take hours of work. Laziness makes a place boring!

4. Theme it. Places without a theme conflict with numbers 2 and 3. Good places should have a theme. Maybe it’s a seasonal theme, maybe it’s a dif. one. Colour, ideas, etc. But make sure it’s original!

5. Make it fair! Unfair places, usually ones with advantages to admins, etc, make the entire place unenjoyable for everybody else. Also, weapons that blox people when you click on them (such as super-fast rockets, etc.) might feel powerful, but they too ruin a place.

6. Make it interesting! This means make several features, goals, objectives, anything like that.

7. Add scripts and original ones. Not admin doors, I mean make things move, fly, etc.! Learn how to script and edit rocket scripts. Make new inventions, etc.! Also, standard ones are important too.

8. Build properly and with attention to detail. This includes making studs on the appropriate bricks, and/or making them smooth. Welds or no welds, glue or no glue, etc. Make it interesting and pay attention to detail, but don’t forget to be careful of your brick count!

9. Beware of lag! The toughest part is getting as much detail as you can while still making the place enjoyable. Too much detail, too many scripts, or too many moving things will lag the place. Although decreasing the # of players helps, this may make the place less fun, so beware!

10. Upgrade! Never stop fixing your place until it is finished and there is nothing more you can do with it. Also, never give up!

If everyone on Roblox followed these 10 guidelines when making places, imagine what Roblox could be… I guarentee that it’d be better than the Roblox we have now. Most places ignore most of these ideal guidelines and result in poor places, often nicknamed “noobish places” (etc.), or simply “bad” places. 

Sometimes to achieve the ultimate place, you may need to work with friends or others. The best places would take a few people (or several) working together.

Do not be satisfied with small places that do nothing or are meaningless; strive for awesome places with new ideas and new inventions. I think that if we all did a little more work on this, we could really go places… 😉

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  1. i used to always use the toolbox. but now… i don’t use it very often. i mostly use it for beds, action figures in a box, and tvs.

  2. That isn’t really an excuse to advertise your place…

  3. Thanks for the tips my titanic game is great i have had over 12,000 visits and now have 50,000 tickets but i wanted to do the VIP room because veryone asked for one thanks bye

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  5. good idea, SonicBoy! maybe a post in the forums?

  6. Wow.
    Hacker: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjsvGYLAeA0 D=

  7. I would spread this on my website, but it went extinct like 5 months ago…..

  8. Awesome. these tips will help out people

  9. Wow.
    Now, we just need this to be enough spreaded into Roblox, and their will be a major difference!

  10. yea, the hard part is is I am probably the slowest builder you will ever see. it takes days to add the littlest things, I decided to keep working on my place, since I can script better now, but I’m so slow, it’s gonna take me a long time.


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