You may think that adding fog to your place will make the look of your place cool. Or, you are able to add fog to your place for giving an impression that the condition in your place is foggy. So, how to make fog?
Fog can be defined as a collection of liquid water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the surface of the Earth. In Roblox, you are able to simulate fog through properties that can be found in Lighting section. Fog in Roblox was added on December 9th, 2011. The purpose of adding this is to emulate real-life fog, making games seem more realistic and scenic. In the Lighting service, the color and distance of the fog can be modified.
Then, fog was added for player with their graphics quality set to 7 on January 7th, 2015. However, it was criticized with one reason being that official fog had ruined scripted fog. So, a lot of Roblox player had asked on the forum to Roblox to add a feature to make fog optional instead of mandatory. As a response to these protests, then Roblox delete the feature.
For your information, now the default is that fog is turned off until you turn it on in your place. So, you just have to enable fog in your place. How to do that? It is super easy. The first thing that you have to do is opening your place in Roblox Studio. After that, you have to choose the Lighting service in the Explorer Pane. Then, you have to adjust the fog properties and there are 3, to see something all you need to do is set FogEnd to 100 and now you have a ton of fog.
In the properties section, there are several options and you have to know the functions so that you will know how to use it. FogColor is the color of the fog. If you want to get best results, you have to use light grey or the background color of your skybox. FogEnd is the distance at which the scene is 100% fogged. FogStart is the distance at which the fog starts. Inside this distance, you will not see fog.
There are some tips that you should know before you make fog. First, fog on Roblox will be better if you have the sky the similar color as the fog itself. Second, fog is able to make your place an adventure, especially in first-person. Third, if you make a solid black fog, it can make your place seem like dark night. So, before you make fog, you have to consider these tips to make the fog in your place perfect.
If you want to watch the tutorial of making fog in the form of video completed with the script, you are able to watch a video of Zzaotic entitled ROBLOX: How to make Fog + Script which was published on November 7th, 2017 and now it has been watched more than 4,600 times. In the video, you are able to watch he make the script and then test it to be a fog.