What are the oldest Roblox Games?
Over a decade ago, two ingenious minds created the now widely known gaming creation platform, Roblox.
After Roblox debuted in 2006, the platform saw slow growth, but that changed in the second half of the 2010s, about a decade after it was released.
But prior to its accentuation, several games have been released on the gaming creation platform.
These games, which have been played multiple times, tell the tales of the struggling days of Roblox.
It also shows how much improvement Roblox has made since it debuted.
Unlike most popular current games on the Roblox platform, the Roblox team’s oldest games were created by the Roblox team but still had a level of popularity, though not as much as current popular Roblox games.
Most of these classic games may not be available to play now, but it’s fun to try out the ones still available.
Without much ado, Gamingtell presents the oldest games ever created in gaming creation platform, Roblox.
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Oldest Roblox Games
10. Chaos Canyon
Date Created: May 1, 2007
Created in 2007 by the Roblox team, Chaos Canyon was one of the early games which racked up significant attention among early Roblox users.
The BrickBattle game’s objective is pretty vague; in fact, it’ll be safe to say there’s no objective, but they don’t make it any less fun.
Players use the map to have a free for all fight, and of course, with weapons.
As of 2020, the multidirectional shooting game has racked as much as 1.15 million gameplays, a significant number for a game created in the early years of Roblox.
Though the Roblox team created the game, users made notable contributions, such as designing various game models.
Chaos Canyon became obsolete and inaccessible on Roblox in 2017.
9. Base Wars FPS
Date Created: April 24, 2007
The Roblox content team created one of the earliest first-person-shooter games on Roblox, Base Wars FPS.
Players are tasked with capturing control points and had to get the most points to be rewarded with a Red & Blue Base Wars Paintball Mask.
Since its launch, the game has seen significant restructuring.
In 2017, the terrain of the game was converted to a smooth tertian, which was a major overhaul of the game’s appearance.
Base Wars FPS boasts of multiple shooter classes such as trooper (all-rounder), sniper (sharp shot), support (healer), assault (speedster), and brute (tanky tank).
As of 2020, the game has as much as 774,200 plays, with 30,000 favorites.
8. Classic: Crossroads
Date Created: 2006
Another BrickBattle game created by the Roblox content team, Classic: Crossroads, was the first multiplayer game ever created on the gaming platform.
The game features several of the standard weapons common to BrickBattle, such as the rocket launcher.
Over the years, this game, which used to be the most popular game created by the Roblox team, has seen several modifications.
In September 2007, after the game was taken down, it was revamped with new features such as FilteringEnabled, AfterEffects, and dynamic lightning enabled.
The game’s popularity could be why one of the few oldest Roblox games is still available to play on the platform.
As of 2020, Classic: Crossroads have been played over 7 million times and has been added as favorite 138,390 times.
7. Santa’s Winter Stronghold
Date Created: December 19, 2006
The first Christmas themed game ever created on Roblox, Santa’s Winter Stronghold, involves Santa going up against elf humanoids.
To emerge victorious, Santa has to collect more presents in the in-game.
Being a Christmas themed game, the first of its kind in Roblox, it was rightly released a week to the holidays in 2007.
The Sci-fi game gives players the choice of playing as an elf or Santa.
Victory is assured when the opponent is destroyed.
Santa is given the upper hand in the game, thanks to the Jet Boots and Multirockets special powers.
Though currently unavailable for play, Santa’s Winter Stronghold had garnered over 125,000 plays.
6. Air Base Sector 128A
Date Created: November 29, 2006
One of the earliest games on Roblox, which was not created by the Roblox team, Air Base Sector 128A, received significant attention from the Roblox team.
In fact, in the gaming platform’s first blog, Air Base Sector 128A was mentioned.
Though Air Base Sector 128A is supposed to be a game, it’s not exactly a game, but a showcase that features an airbase.
Air Base Sector 128A is very limited in scope, as it features a small map with two towers, manned with cannons, a watchtower, and sleeping quarters.
Players cannot reach the top of the barrack in Air Base Sector 128A as the sleeping quarters’ stairs were not completed.
The game is unavailable to play and has about 20,000 visits as of 2020.
5. Experience Gravity
Date Created: November 21, 2006
A top-rated game on Roblox still available to play, Experience Gravity is a sci-fi game that players can attest to its simplicity.
The game is so simple that it features just three elements; the Roblox gravity, a baseplate, and a wooden sign which reads “Step off the Baseplate to Experience Gravity!”
When players step off the baseplate, they feel the gravity of the Roblox environment.
The game, which was created by Amanda, has multiple badges, which are awarded after various accomplishments.
It’s popularly among Roblox users, as it has accrued about 5.4 million visits as of 2020.
4. Sunset Plain
Date Created: November 16, 2006
Back when Roblox was in its early days, Sunset Plain was one of the first BrickBattle games that endeared users.
The game, which was created by Schwaabo, was one of the most popular of its time, that was featured in a blog post by Roblox Developer Journal in 2006.
CloneTrooper1019 recreated the game, which is regarded as a nostalgic game by the Roblox community as Super Nostalgia Zone.
Roblox’s limitations largely affected the game as it features a small map that boasts of a waterfall with a cave, a swamp, a lake with a bridge, a watchtower, an animal pen, and two small forests.
As of 2020, the game has about 20,000 visits.
3. Yorick’s Resting Place
Date Created: October 21, 2006
This game, which got its name from a reference in Williams Shakespeare’s famous tragic play, Hamlet, is a holiday-themed game on Roblox, released in Halloween 2008, though it was created in 2006.
To get to the end of the game, players have to complete four riddles.Upon successfully answering the riddles, players win the grand prize, the Riddling Skull.
Though the game is no longer available on the platform, a version of it can be played at Super Nostalgia Zone on Roblox.
The game has about 136,000 visits and 10,000 likes.
2. Forest of Desolation (Abyss’s Place)
Date Created: August 20, 2006
Roblox described this now-terminated game/map as a darkly atmospheric map in its first blog post.
Like most Roblox games/maps created in the early days of the game creation platform, Forest of Desolation (Abyss’s Place) was affected by Roblox limitations.
The game has a mall map that contains a tower surrounded by trees.
The game, which was last updated in 2009, is now known as Abyss’s place after its creator Abyss was banned from Roblox.
CloneTrooper1019 recreated a version of the game in the Super Nostalgic Zone.
The game cannot boast of many visitors as its oldest counterparts as it has accrued only 716 visits.
1. Classic: Rocket Arena
Date Created: January 26, 2006
The oldest game on Roblox happens to be created by the Roblox team.
Classic: Rocket Arena was a free for all fighting arena game that was so popular on Roblox that it inspired the creation of several other popular games.
For almost a decade, Classic: Rocket Arena was one of the most popular games on Roblox, but due to update which caused the jet boots to malfunction, the game popularity began to decline.
In 2017, the game was taken off Roblox alongside other classic games such as Chaos Canyon.
The game has had about 2 million visits, and have been added as favorite more than 87,000 times.
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