Roblox is a virtual world where you play games and build with Lego-like blocks. The free to play MMOG (massively multiplayer online game) has a large online community of fanatics who create environments and games. Anyone can take part.
When you first Roblox, the game begins somewhat abruptly. With its own Lego male or -female, you find yourself in a colorful room with square pieces of land. It soon becomes apparent that you are in an online environment where other users roam. With the buttons at the bottom of the screen, you open menus that let you put blocks or tools put on your plot. If you create a (free) account, you decide how your character looks.
In this “training ground” you get to know Roblox, but the fun really starts when you explore the official website better. Here you can find thousands of games created by other users. So we found ourselves after some random clicking in the middle of an online paintball fight between Roblox-ers. Of course, you can also create your own games and a lot of help can be found in the Roblox Wiki.
Similar to the popular game Minecraft, Roblox lets your imagination run wild. The game is a bit more focused on -but certainly not limited to, children. In that respect, we have missed a good starting point so that the kids know from the beginning what to do with Roblox.
- Creative freedom
- Thousands of worlds from other users
- Safe for children (special login ancestors)
- Website and unintuitive menu
- Concept is not advertised clear