Tuesday, August 20, 2013

BLOXcon London: Interviews with ethancomputermad and blockfacebob!

During my time at BLOXcon London I had the opportunity to interview countless numbers of users about their experiences on ROBLOX and at BLOXcon London. In this interview I got to talk with a pair of ROBLOX players: ethancomputermad and blockfacebob! I had a great time talking to them about their scripting and building experiences. 

Interview with ethancomputermad!

Q. When did you join ROBLOX?
A. 20th February 2010

Q. What made you want to stay?
A. First site to go where I literally could go straight into the games

Q. When did you start scripting?
A. In 2011 where I started writing code for a script builder

Q. what's the most complex thing scripted?
A. Studio emulator

Q. What's the most rewarding aspect of scripting?
A. People using your finished product, and seeing it work.

Interview with blockfacebob!

Q. How are you enjoying BLOXcon so far?
A. It's great as I get to meet new people

Q. What is the most rewarding aspect of building?
A. People using what you have built, such as the clan bases I have constructed.

Q. Do you build vehicles?
A. Yes, built a jeep complete with headlights utilizing dynamic lighting

Q. When building a fort, how do you prevent unfair raids?
A. More than one has to be in the server for the raid to take place, and there are capture points scattered around the map.

Q. What do you believe was the best update to studio in the last two years?
A. Collision check and script CPU usage