Beyond The Blox is a podcast all about the Roblox platform and game development. Whether you’re just starting out or have been developing for a while, this is the podcast for you.
Each episode focuses on a different developer from the community, exploring their motivations and their projects on the platform. The goal is to shed light on different aspects of game development, and help both new and established developers to learn and grow.
ScriptOn - Roblox DevHouse, Vehicle Sim (S2E1)
On this episode, twice Roblox intern @ScriptOn talks through his 12-year development history and applying to return to Roblox for a third time for the Accelerator program, as well as telling us all about life at DevHouse.
Running length: 00:27:22
TheAmazeman - Roblox Titanic, Survive a Plane Crash (S2E2)
On this episode, Roblox Titanic creator @TheAmazeman talks about his work in the disaster survival genre, the contrast between developing at school vs full-time, and using Instagram and TikTok to promote his studio Virtual Valley Games.
Running length: 00:34:31
ItsKoiske - Translating Roblox, Punk of all Trades (S2E3)
On this episode, Roblox translator and developer ItsKoiske discusses the importance of translating games and experiences for worldwide audiences, the recent enabling of automatic translations for all developers, and the problems that can come with it.
Running length: 00:20:13
thebenster - Roblox Security, Make a Cake (S2E4)
On this episode, classic Robloxian @thebenster walks us through the last 13 years of game development and the incredible success of his Make a Cake franchise with Roblox toys and merch, as well as touching on the topic of account security after a recent scare.
Running length: 00:31:38
MrAsync - Metaverse on Roblox, Ghostopia, Supersocial (S2E5)
On this episode, @MrAsync talks about life at Supersocial and his 10 year journey on the Roblox platform from player to developer. We discuss the metaverse - what it means now and what it might mean in the future, and how Roblox fits into the concept.
Running length: 00:34:38
GregTame - Pioneering Roblox VR into the Future (S2E6)
On this episode, @GregTame joins us to chat about VR support on Roblox and his VR exclusive games. He pioneers the use of some awesome tech on the platform to create immersive multiplayer and solo adventures - could it be the future of Roblox?
Running length: 00:44:11
Quenty - WFYB, Roblox Intern, Open Source Tools (S2E7)
On this episode, @Quenty joins us to chat about all things Roblox, from his open source tools and plugins, to integrating features directly in Studio during his internship. We also discuss Whatever Floats Your Boat, some of Quenty’s less well known games, and the need to never be bored.
Visit his website for a full portfolio and to find all his social links.
Running length: 00:34:03
Preventing Developer’s Block (S1E1)
AlvinBlox - Learning to Script on Roblox (S1E2)
On this episode @Alvin_Blox joins BanTech to discuss how they learned to script, and to answer some of the community’s questions on the tools, tips and tricks for learning to script on Roblox. Scripting is a valuable skill and allows you to make your creations come to life by programming behaviours and interactions.
Running length: 00:50:02
Charlie_RBX - Building a Roblox Game Community (S1E3)
On this episode, Charlie_RBX joins BanTech to discuss the pros and cons of building a community for your Roblox game, and some advice on how to go about running a community. Charlie_RBX is the owner of Stepford County Railway - a game with 4.8M+ visits, 26,000+ group members and over 6000 Discord members.
Running length: 00:26:28
Apologies for some of the audio on this episode.
I’ve had a cold for a week now (I know, in the middle of summer!) and so my nose was a bit blocked, particularly towards the end. Also the guest’s microphone had a bit of noise that proved difficult to remove - unfortunately I don’t have much control over that.
spotco - Former Roblox Employee, Robeats Creator (S1E4)
On this episode, @spotco joins BanTech to chat about the game development industry, working at Roblox, and how to make a career out of programming video games. @spotco is a former Roblox employee, creator of RoBeats (29M+ visits) and currently working at a well-known AAA game studio.
Running length: 00:59:58
Changes to Beyond The Blox (S1E5)
iGottic - Common Roblox Developer Mistakes (S1E6)
On this episode, @iGottic joins BanTech to discuss common mistakes that Roblox developers make which limit their game from reaching its full potential. @iGottic is the creator of No-Scope Sniping, One Shot Insanity and Infinite Autocorrect, and shares his advice on allowing your game to flourish.
Running length: 00:33:46
Wingboy0 - Roblox Animator, Tech Demos (S1E7)
On this episode, @Wingboy0 joins BanTech for a discussion about his work on Roblox and the motivation behind it. @Wingboy0 has several test games and technical demonstrations such as ParkourSystem, Lag Compensation and Defenders of the Realm.
Running length: 00:36:11
Jexpler - Roblox GFX Artist, SCP-970 (S1E8)
On this episode, @Jexpler joins BanTech for a chat about 3D GFX, Roblox Fame (group) and transitioning into building and scripting. @Jexpler has a few speed arts and some speed builds on his YouTube channel, as well as a never-ending hallway demo SCP-970 based on the anomalous urban fantasy tale.
Running length: 00:25:49
TwentyTwoPilots - Roblox DevEx Cars, Ultimate Driving (S1E9)
On this episode, @TwentyTwoPilots joins BanTech for a chat about the Ultimate Driving universe and its future, as well as TTP’s civil engineering career and the crossovers with Roblox game development. And of course, BanTech gets all the details about TTP’s real-life blue cars courtesy of DevEx income.
Running length: 00:24:29
boatbomber - Lua Learning on Roblox (S1E10)
On this episode, @boatbomber joins @Alvin_Blox (guest host) to talk about his journey from first joining Roblox through to creating Lua Learning. boatbomber has created numerous open source projects to help other developers on the platform.
Running length: 00:45:04
SteadyOn - Clueless Roblox, Game Analytics (S1E11)
On this episode, @SteadyOn joins @Alvin_Blox (guest host) to chat about early life on Roblox, how the platform has evolved, and how the evolution has influenced the style of games. SteadyOn goes into detail about his new service RTrack to provide realtime in-depth analytics of games and advertisements on Roblox.
Running length: 00:52:20
evaera - Adopt Me!, Roblox Discord Bots (S1E12)
On this episode, @evaera joins BanTech to discuss what it’s like to work in a large team at Dreamcraft on the record-breaking Adopt Me! game, whilst maintaining one of the most widely-used Roblox Discord bots, RoVer. evaera also talks about the motivations behind her open source libraries and the Scripting Helpers website.
Running length: 00:43:38
EgoMoose - Bloxy Nominee, Roblox Wiki (S1E13)
On this episode, Bloxy nominee @EgoMoose discusses the Roblox Wiki, open source projects and his epic uses of tech! EgoMoose describes a career of enabling other developers through extremely helpful articles and free-to-take tools and demos.
Running length: 00:30:08
GeorgeTheDev - Roblox Accelerator Intern (S1E14)
On this episode, Accelerator Intern @GeorgeOfAIITrades speaks about racing, old projects and making connections with other developers on the platform. George also talks about what it’s like to apply and get accepted into the Roblox Accelerator program.
Running length: 00:42:44
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