When you are playing games in Roblox, you may think that at first the name of this gaming platform was not Roblox. You may think that it has another name. But, what is it? Yes, you are true. Actually, the original name of Roblox is not Roblox but another one.
The original name of Roblox is DynaBlocks. At that time, Roblox was still in beta version which was created by David Baszucki and Erik Cassel 2004. In the same year, David Baszucki started testing the first demos and then in 2005, the company made a decision to change the name to Roblox. Roblox was officially launched on September 1st, 2006. Which name is better in your opinion? You may also agree that Roblox is much better than DynaBlocks. The name of Roblox itself is a portmanteau of ‘robots’ and ‘blocks’. And the reason why they change the name of DynaBlocks to Roblox is because they think that the word DynaBlocks is hard to remember.
However, before having the name of DynaBlocks, Roblox had the first URL and it is GoBlocks.com. This URL was bought on December 2nd, 2003 and then on December 12th, 2003 to January 30th, 2004, it was renamed to Dynablocks.com.
Now, Roblox is the name of this gaming platform and millions of people around the world have known that it is a gaming platform where you are not only able to play games but also to create games. Roblox users can make games in Roblox by the help of Roblox Studio. What is it? It is a building tool of Roblox which can help you to create the places that you imagine. Roblox Studio has a more comprehensive and intricate set of tools which permits for a greater sense of control and creative expression.
As a gaming platform, Roblox has a mission. What is it? They want to bring the world together through a play. Players of Roblox are enabled to imagine, create and have fun with friends as they explore a lot of immersive 3D experiences.
After having a good name, Roblox now develops itself from time to time so that it can be the best gaming platform. In March 2007, Roblox obeys the rules of COPPA with the addition of safe chat. It is a change that can limit the communication ability of users under the age of 13 by restricting them to choosing the predefined messages from a menu.
Then, on December 11th, 2012, Roblox released an iOS version of Roblox. And on July 16, 2014, an Android version of Roblox was released as well. On October 1st, 2013, Developer Exchange was released in Roblox. Do you know what is it? This is a program which permits developers to be able to exchange Robux that they earned from their games into real world currencies.
In July 2002, there was an announcement of Roblox about the creation of Party Place which functions as an online hangout. It was created using new technology which had been used during the 2020 Bloxy Awards. This new feature was designed as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic.