A Complete Guide On How To Make A Tycoon On Roblox?

How to make a Tycoon on Roblox

Tycoon on Roblox is a game where players have to build their own city or base. This game can also be recognized as the GTA V Online version of the Roblox. Most importantly, all developers want to create this game, but there are too many coding factors that limit this game’s creation. In this post, I’ll guide you step by step on how to make a Tycoon On Roblox.

Roblox is a huge platform for both developers and players. This platform has provided insane opportunities to create games for a budding generation. Roblox Studios is a part of the Roblox, used to create a game and develop the game’s mechanics using Lua. There are many different types of games in Roblox, such as Breaking Point, Prison Escape, Roblox CSGO, Disaster Simulator, Adopt Me, and many more. All these games are completely different and unique in their ideology as it’s said that the kid’s minds are the most creative in the world.

What is a Tycoon On Roblox?

Cruise Ship Tycoon on Roblox
Cruise Ship Tycoon on Roblox

Tycoons are the specific types of games where you can expand your business and build new homes and upgrade them. These buildings and homes can also be a part of your income to make your empire big. Some big games like a retail tycoon and Theme park tycoon have millions of visits inspiring multiple developers to make the game. These Tycoon games can be further shaped into different niches such as Restaurants, Mint, Hotels, Miners, etc.

Why do we need a Guide for Tycoon On Roblox?

Retail Tycoon on Roblox
Retail Tycoon on Roblox

Building a Tycoon game is probably the most difficult on the entire Roblox game types. You have to build all the objects from scratch, and you need to use your programming skills to make up the proper alignment of the objects in coordination with other objects. The hardest part of Roblox is coding. Many players don’t know much about Lua programming and are often stuck while making games. So, if you don’t know Lua, it’s very recommended to learn it.

How To Make A Tycoon On Roblox?

Making a tycoon in Roblox is an arduous task, but some secret tools will help us minimize our work. Follow the steps properly to avoid any conflict while releasing the game.

Open Roblox Studios

Roblox Studios is a place where the actual programming and development of the games happens. Without Roblox Studios, you can’t even imagine making a game. The Roblox developers already made this software for both Windows and Mac as a good incentive. You can check the requirements here after installing the software, head over to your browser, and log in to your Roblox account.

After logging in, go to Create Tab and launch the Roblox Studios window. A window will appear to have many different tools in game development.

Tools/Toolbox Option

Update: The new Roblox Studios has a Toolbox option on the bottom left side of your Home tab. If it’s not visible then you might need to turn it on by going into the View tab.

After opening the Roblox Studios, click on the Insert Tab to open a tab with multiple tools. Among these tools, select the option Tools to create a new tools panel for your game. A tools panel is an interface that helps you to control the workflow of the game.


Create Tycoon in Roblox

Create Tycoon in Roblox

The faceplate is an option inside the Tools box to create a basic setup for your game, such as adjusting terrains, player models, and other environmental scripts. To do this, Click on the Categories options from the Tools box. Now select the option Faceplates from the list of multiple options. This will create a faceplate interface in your Roblox Studios. You can further select any tools to customize the terrain and other environments.

Tycoon Start Kits

Start Kits are the sets of scripts that help you to skip the intense coding in Roblox Studios. Luckily, there are starter kits for the tycoon games too. Click on the Categories option again and select the Tycoon Start Kits’ option from the sets of tools available. This kit will be accessible from the faceplate menu.

Decide a Currency

Tycoon Starter Kit will apply an earning method to your game. But to make this work, you have to select the currency for your game. Suppose you are making a building tycoon game, then bricks can be a good currency. If you are making an Island tycoon, then bridges might be a good currency. Now to select the currency, you need to open the tool panel again and choose your tycoon category. This will make Roblox Studios understand that this is the game’s currency. You can further rename the currency to your choice by double-clicking on it.

Creating a Workspace

Add objects in Roblox Studios
Add objects in Roblox Studios

Creating a Workspace almost necessary for every game. Otherwise, the program will not understand what your playing area is. To do so, click on the Insert tab and select the Explorer option. This will open up a panel with multiple options. Select the Workspace from the options. This will instantiate a workspace for your tycoon on Roblox.

Create multiple objects

Tycoon is all about expanding your territory and upgrading your objects. The more the number of objects, the more fun will be experienced by the players. To create multiple objects, copy and paste the basic object and change its color to different colors.

Apply A Script

You need to apply a script to allow the purchasing and selling of the objects in your Tycoon game on Roblox. To do it, you need to select the Script option from your objects menu. This will open up a window with multiple scripts. Now select the script you need or create a script if you know Lua programming language.

Drag The Button Script

The buy button you just created needs to be attached to an object in the game. To do it, drag the button to the explorer panel where your objects are visible. After attaching the script to the object, you can buy the object as your city develops in a tycoon.

Create Button For Every Object

Now, you need to create the button for all the buyable objects in your Tycoon. This process will take time but once done; you can start releasing your game.

Finalize The Game

Now, you have created a Tycoon game with the pre available models and scripts. You can further edit it by adding the functionality of private servers and adding purchasable items. This will make sure you earn Robux by making this Tycoon game.

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Final Words

Tycoon on Roblox is one of the most difficult games to make in Roblox. But thanks to the available scripts and models which eases our work. The Tycoon Starter Kit is absolutely a boon for the developers as it makes the tycoon environment complete without the need for programming knowledge. Share this post with your developer friends and make the tycoon game together!

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2 years ago

I don’t know where the tools tab is and you didn’t say if you launch a template or not yet, so I got confused, nice work though.