If you're thinking about getting started with game dev, it's not a bad idea to consider making content for Roblox, a platform that hosts user-created games. While most of these games are free to play, money can be made through in-game purchases... and apparently now Roblox plans to pay out more cash to devs than ever before.
From "Roblox jumps to over 150M monthly users, will pay out $250M to developers in 2020" on TechCrunch:
Gaming platform Roblox, which has seen a surge of use due to the coronavirus pandemic, now has over 150 million monthly active users, up from the 115 million it announced in February before the U.S.’s shelter-in-place orders went into effect. The company also said its developer community is on pace to earn over $250 million in 2020, up from the $110 million they earned last year.
These metrics and other company news were announced over the weekend at RDC, Roblox’s annual developer conference that was held virtually for the first time because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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So, anybody have experience building games on Roblox? Ever played Roblox games? Have you ever created mods or content for any game before? How about monetized that content?