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This page is a listing of tutorials that you can use to help you get used to the tools in Roblox. Most of these tutorials do not cover how to do specific things, they teach you how to use tools to simple things. You won't learn how to make a plane, but you will learn how to make a brick hover, how to make a brick turn, and how to use the Mouse to aim a brick. Use your imagination to build cool things with the simple tasks you learn here.

Click on a tab to learn more about each category. We have some website and other related tutorials available as well.

Legacy Client TutorialsLegacy Client Tutorials
Working with legacy clients in the modern day
Getting Started with NovetusGetting Started with Novetus
Setting up and hosting places on Novetus, the multi-version legacy client launcher.
Building TutorialsBuilding Tutorials
Getting into the game and making some neat stuff
How to Create a LevelInformation on how to build in your own Place.
ToolsHow to Add Weapons and Building Tools to Your Level
How to Make Bricks You Can Walk ThroughShows you how to use CanCollide to make bricks you can walk through.
How to make Transparent BricksMaking bricks 'see through', also known as transparency.
Brick Surface TypesThe different brick surfaces available, and how to use them.
How to Create ModelsHow to upload your creations to the Roblox website.
How to Change MaterialsWant to make your brick look like wood or slate? Here's how!
PropertiesThe Properties window and how it works.
How to make a DoorHow to make a simple door.
How to Make Text on a BrickHow to use the Humanoid to create signs in your game.
How to Make Conveyor BeltsCovers how to use Velocity to make things move.
How to Make a TrampolineA guide for bouncing like a maniac.
How to Make an Office BuildingShows how to use shortcuts to make models quickly.
How to Create a WindmillHow to make a Windmill.
Setting a Thumbnail PictureHow to set the pictures that display your places and models.
How to Use DialogA tutorial on how to use the new Dialog feature to create talking NPCs.
Design tips for awesome Multiplayer mapsGive you a few pointers to make maps that people want to play in.
How to Make a CarShows how to use the Vehicle Seats.
CFramingMoving and rotating parts using the command bar or tools.
How to Make RampsDifferent methods to create ramps.
How To Make Humanoids Without GUI‎How to make it so that the GUI above a humanoid's head doesn't show.
How to make a Mountain With CFrame Shows you how to build a mountain with CFrame.
How to make transparent ShirtsShows how to make bits of a Shirt or Pants see-through.
Roblox LuaRoblox Lua
Making your maps do crazy things

Lua (not "LUA") is a simple programming language that is used in Roblox to add in customized content, like cars that drive, weapons, planes, random terrain, and whole games, and much more!

This section provides tutorials to help users to learn Lua.

There are often multiple tutorials on the same subject, so if you don't understand something in one of them, try another!

If you still don't understand something, you can ask in the Roblox Client Search Discord server or the Novetus launcher Discord server. Note that you're more likely to get an answer if you ask a specific question, and that if you have a problem with a piece of code, posting the code (using multi-line formatting) really helps people to find what the problem is. Messages just asking "How do I script?" or "Make me this" are usually ignored.

Introduction series - read these first!
Script Creation WalkthroughCreating and running scripts.
FlowchartsUsing diagrams to show the "flow" of a script.
Basic MathWorking with numbers in a script.
StringsWorking with text in a script.
BooleansWorking with yes/no values in a script.
VariablesHow to hold data in a static reference.
Conditional StatementsMaking scripts do different things in different situations.
LoopsMaking a piece of code run multiple times.
FunctionsWrapping code in a useful function to be called upon later in a script.
TablesStoring multiple objects in one.
Generic forUsing a loop to iterate through a table.
Other Guides
Beginner's Guide to ScriptingIf you've never worked with scripting before, look here.
Basic ScriptingShows you some of the basics of scripting.
How to Script AnythingLearn the basic methods to put together any script.
In-Depth Scripting GuideMore ways to understand the dynamics of Lua.
Programming In LuaGuide to Lua by its creators. (partly out of date)
Introductions to Concepts
Using DHTMLExample of DHTML, a 2007 feature letting you display webpages during gameplay (before GUI was added in 2009).
What are GUIs?This very in-depth guide explains what GUIs are.
Intro to WeaponsAn intro into the scripting of Weapons in Roblox.
Data Persistence TutorialA tutorial on understanding and using data persistence in your places.
Using Vector3 ValuesShows how to use math with Vector3s.
Using LeaderboardsCreating your own leaderboards.
Random NumbersStopping the same thing from happening each time.
How To Make PluginsShows how you can make your own Roblox Studio toolbars and buttons.
Using ToolsCreating your own tools.
Using HopperBinsThe older version of tools, HopperBins.
Using String PatternsWhat string patterns are and how to use them.
ScriptingAn overview of scripting in Roblox, and a portal for in-depth articles.
FunctionsA list of all the global functions.
Class ReferenceAll the types of Roblox Instances.
Lua 5.1 Reference ManualOfficial definition of the Lua language. (some features not available in Roblox)
Example Scripts
CookbookLarge list of small example scripts
Creating a BrickBasic tutorial on creating a brick using a script.
IS:What is Debounce?Explains what a debounce is, and what it's used for.
Creating Restricted DoorsShows how to create a door that only certain people can enter.
One-way DoorsHow to create doors that go only one direction.
How to TeleportAn overview of teleportation of players.
Making an OnClicked ScriptShows how to use the Mouse to trigger weapons.
Using SoundsShows how to use events and work with Sounds.
How to Add Messages to Your PlaceShows how to use scripts to work with the Message object.
Using BodyPositionDetails how to use the BodyPosition object.
Using PlayerAddedHow to use the PlayerAdded event.
How to Create Talking CommandsA guide on how to use the Chatted event.
How to Make Multi-Handle toolsCreating tools with more than one brick for a handle.
How to make text on a brickHow to make words appear above a brick.
How to Make Conveyor BeltsParts that move other parts.
How to Make RampsUsing CFrame to rotate parts.
Terrain GenerationGenerating non-random terrain mathematically.
Random TerrainGenerating unique terrain randomly.
Tool GuidesTool Guides
You know, those things you strap to your arm
Obsolete BrickBattle WeaponsAn old guide on the default Roblox weapons.
Using the Game ToolHow to move bricks around in Multiplayer.
Video and PicturesVideo and Pictures
Recording stuff for bragging rights
How to take ScreenshotsTaking pictures of game action.
Website Tutorials (Archived)Website Tutorials (Archived)
Mastering the Roblox website one step at a time
All of these tutorials have obsolete information that is only kept for historical purposes. The Roblox website does not exist in the form written about in these old articles. Services and features have been changed or removed by Roblox developers.
If you would like to know how to play and use this era of Roblox, we will write about it soon.
Getting StartedGetting Started
Getting you started nice and easy.
Learn how to use the reporting system.
Questions we get, a lot.
Personal MessagesPersonal Messages
Want to know how to send a Private/Personal Message? Look no further!
How to AdvertiseAll about how advertising works.
How to Create a GroupThe details on starting up your own group.
How to Make a T-ShirtDetails on creating your own t-shirt.
How to Get the AssetId of an AdInstead of getting a strange url.
How to Make Shirts and PantsInfo on making clothes for your character.
How to Upload a DecalIn case you want to insert an image into your game.
How to Design an Effective AdGet more from your money with effective advertising.
How to Sell StuffThe basics of selling items.
How to Buy Builders ClubFor those who want more from Roblox.
How to Upload High Quality ImagesA tactic worth looking into.
How to Make Sharper ImagesGoing beyond decals.
How to Change the Website ThemeTime for a new look?
How to Use a GalleryWhat people see before they join your game.