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ROBLOX (stylized as RŌBLOX) is the largest user-generated online gaming platform. As of April 2016, ROBLOX has over 12 million monthly active users, over 146 million engagement hours each month and 2.2 billion page views per month.
- Main article: History of ROBLOX
Work on ROBLOX began in 1996.
In 2004, ROBLOX was known as Dynablocks, but the name was changed to ROBLOX on the same year.
ROBLOX alpha testing ended in 2005 and beta testing began on the same year.
In 2006, ROBLOX was finally fully released to everyone with multiplayer games.
ROBLOX is available on Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Android, Xbox One and Windows 10 (as Windows Store app). People interested in getting more involved with ROBLOX can make an account, but they can play as a guest. Users choose their own username and password, and can then create their own places. Users also have their own character, which can be customized via catalog purchases, and they can participate in social aspects of ROBLOX such as the forum, messages and friend requests. Free users are limited to 1 active place and free items in the catalog but they can buy Builders Club or ROBUX.
- Main article: Place
Places are the most important thing on ROBLOX. They are created by users and can be played by other users. Players can create unlimited amount of places, but active places amount is different for each membership type:
- Free users - 1 active place
- Former BC - 5 active places
- BC - 10 active places
- TBC - 25 active places
- OBC - 100 active places
ROBLOX provides templates for users which don't know how to start.
- Main article: Catalog
Catalog is place where users can buy items to customize their character. Free users are limited to free items released by ROBLOX and old not updated t-shirts released in 2007-2008 without purchasing ROBUX. ROBLOX doesn't give daily ROBUX reward (Builders Club members get it) and doesn't provide clothing creators way to sell their clothing for free.
Library is place where users give their content (models, decals, audios, plugins and meshes) to other users for free.
ROBLOX runs a blog, where they post about released updates and show developers creations.
- Main article: Forum
There is a ROBLOX forum made for posting and socializing with other people in a text-based format.
- Main article: Group
There are many groups on ROBLOX. All users can join them, but only Builders Club members can create them (for 100 ROBUX),
My Feed shows what friends posted by "What are you up to?" box.
Friend Activity shows games which friends played last time.
- Place with most thumbs up is Natural Disaster Survival, which has almost 750,000 thumbs up.
- Place with most visits is Work at a Pizza Place, which has over 170 million visits.
- Some users are creating games with fake ads or thumbnails to get them to front page.