October was full of treats (and no tricks) for the developer community. Let’s look back on how the month went.
Roblox is hiring! We’re looking for members of our developer community to fill these roles:
- QA Games Tester (Contract) - apply here.
We’d like to thank all of the developers who submitted their games for live-ops events during October!
Brick World Theme Park
DESERT WORLD Dragon Adventures
Dr. Seuss’ Seuss World Halloween
Emergency Response: Liberty County
Insurance Scam Simulator
Monsters of Etheria
Seconds Till Death
The Clown Killings Reborn
Theme Park: ROBLOX Point
Tower Defense Simulator
Want your game featured for a live-ops event? Read all about how here: Roblox 2019 Events Update
Updates and Changes
There’s a new type of Medium article in town!
Okay, so this one isn’t new, but we’re still looking for new content to publish on our Medium publication. We want you to work with us to write in-depth, technical articles about game development on Roblox. Read the announcement for more info and a link to apply with a technical topic you’d like to write about!
Part Surface Changes
We’re making some changes to the way Part Surfaces work. Check out the announcement to learn what’s changing!
GUI Border Mode
We’ve released BorderMode, allowing you to customize GUI border rendering. Read the announcement to learn about the three modes currently offered.
Introducing the Translator Portal
Exciting news for localization - we now have a portal that allows you to keep track of translation progress for designated languages, download translator reports, and access all games where you’ve been given translator permissions. Check out the announcement for more details!
Further Respawn Improvements
Rejoice, developers, for the days of spawning on top of slightly lower ceilings are gone! Look at what’s changed with respawning in that announcement.
Keyframes Animate Everything Around Me
A complete overhaul of the Studio animation editor! Incredible. The announcement has a full rundown of everything new and improved.
Terrain Cylinders, Perfect Flatness, and a Fresh New Look
We worked tirelessly to bring awesome updates to the Terrain Editor tool - including a new brush shape and the ability to create perfectly flat terrain. Check out the announcement!
Sound script changes
The character sound system has been entirely rewritten for improved server performance. Get the juicy details in the announcement post!
Changes to Player List Icons
We made some quality of life changes to the player list to make it look prettier. Psst, the announcement has some spoilers about the future of the player list!
Tier-less cash outs are here!
The big one. We got rid of the tiers of DevEx, so now you can cash out any amount you want over R$100,000. WHEW! Celebrate with us in the announcement!
- Release Notes for 399
- Release Notes for 400
- Release Notes for 401
- Release Notes for 402
- Release Notes for 403
- Release Notes for 404 (had a hard time finding these)
- Release Notes for 405
- Release Notes for 406
- Release Notes for 407
- Release Notes for 408
I told you that October would be exciting. Look what happened: No more DevEx tiers, Animation Editor overhaul, and updates to the Terrain Editor! I wonder what November has in store for the developer community.