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Everybody Edits was an online Level Editor created by Chris Benjaminsen that ran from March 2010 to December 2020. The game involved editing platform levels and sharing them with others, hence the title. The game was simple: Each level was separated in the main menu, often referred to as the "lobby." Some levels required a password or the creator's permission to edit, while others were open and could be edited by anybody. There were also official campaigns, which rewarded users for completing a series of themed worlds.

Overtime, players gained energy, a currency that could be used to buy more blocks used in levels, smilies, auras, and worlds. During Holiday Modes, there tended to be limited-edition blocks and smileys made available, though they could later be purchased from the "classic" tabs using real money. There were also secret smilies and blocks that can be obtained through other means, such as collecting rare magical coins or sending a postcard to the staff.


In late 2015, Nou—the game's owner at the time—officially announced that Everybody Edits would be ported from Adobe Flash to HTML5, and possibly also onto Steam. After the game's ownership was transferred multiple times, it eventually settled that this would be in the form of a successor named Everybody Edits Universe, which began with private alpha and beta versions in 2019. At the end of 2020, the original game ended support alongside Adobe Flash Player, and a dowloadable version named Everybody Edits Offline was released. In Everybody Edits Offline, old levels can still be loaded and played without online servers. In February 2021, Everybody Edits Universe was scrapped due to structural issues with the code, and a new sequel was announced, simply named Everybody Edits!.

Everybody Edits was once playable here, with its official Fora here and wiki here.


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    In-Game, A-F 
  • 30-Day Free Trial: Beta users were all given a free month of Builders Club when it was first made public.
  • Action Bar: Includes quitting the level, liking and favoriting worlds, using potions, entering the code, and more.
  • Aliens Speaking English: As seen in this blog post.
  • Alliterative Name: The Fractured Fingers campaign, also known as "FFS" for short.
  • Alliterative Title: The title of the game itself, often called "EE."
  • Amusement Park: The Carnival pack adds circus-themed blocks.
  • Anti-Grinding: Although magic is randomly rewarded from coins collected, the magic system was deliberately designed to discourage players from farming for magic. The details of this are mostly secret, but it's generally understood that worlds with more coins have a lesser chance of magic.
  • And Your Reward Is Clothes: Your reward for finding a rare magical coin? A hat and a beard.
  • Art Evolution: Various blocks and smilies have been modified to have more shading and look more realistic over time. As of 2012, blocks also look less cartoon-like and less like an old video game, probably because the staff switched artists.
  • Ascended Glitch:
    • The minimap erasing block was originally a bug where it was possible to select an invalid block to paint with.
    • Invisible portals and fully invisible blocks were originally usable from hacks. They were both eventually added to the game in a more user-friendly way.
    • Back when certain block types were limited to whatever the player had bought, a bug allowed players to place an infinite amount of those blocks as long as the world is online. Eventually, most limited blocks were made infinite, destroying the need for the bug.
  • Ascended Meme:
    • Users jokingly called original design of the Astronaut Smiley the "Fishbowl Astronaut" on the official forums when they petitioned for its return. The Staff brought it back as the Fishbowl Helmet Smiley.
    • The user "Cow" made a nonsensical forum post filled with mooing, which was quickly closed and got lots of user attention. Six days later, the Moodonna NPC was added to the game with a description imitating the style of the forum thread:
      moo moo moo moo moomoo
  • April Fools' Day:
    • The game's fora will often do this on April Fools' day. While turned off by default, they can be enabled under profile settings. These include:
      • In 2011, it was flipped upside-down.
      • In 2015, the "Teh Languagickle of Teh Kittehs" event caused all text in posts to resemble posts by "iPwner," a user that writes in a distinct, cat-themed fashion.
      • In 2016, the game's forum had odd noises playing, and links that would sometimes run away from being clicked.
    • In 2016, the game's smilies were all temporarily changed into blocks. In addition, the blog mentioned that a third Fan Boy smiley could be gotten by collecting 100,000 blue coins in a world. (It's fake; you can't place that many coins in one world.)
    • In 2019, the Everybody Edits website's background was changed to an Everybody Edits Universe themed background, teasing the upcoming release many were waiting for. In addition to a new, unbeatable campaign, many strange changes were made to the game, such as capes being added to smilies, certain sound effects being replaced with brief voice clips, among others.
  • Arbitrary Headcount Limit: World owners can set a limit to zombies or curses in a world, meaning that zombie worlds can have an arbitrary limit to players who are on the zombies' side.
  • Autosave: Exiting a campaign world automatically creates a Suspend Save that lasts for 100 hours.
  • Bedsheet Ghost: The Purple Ghost appears as if it has a magenta sheet over it, with a spiked edge at the bottom like the ghosts in Pac-Man. It also has two Black Bead Eyes.
  • Big Fancy Castle: With the Castle pack, players can build giant castles.
  • Black Bead Eyes: Most of the smileys have these. The female eyes have a blue tint in them.
  • Blatant Burglar: The Robber smiley comes with a mask and a ski cap.
  • Bubble Gloop Swamp: The Swamp Package has muddy liquid blocks that are slow to move in.
  • Bubbly Clouds: The Cloud pack comes with solid cloud platforms.
  • Call a Hit Point a "Smeerp": "Woots" was the original term for what would be called a "like" in many games. While it was replaced with the typical likes and favorites, the term remains on the game's fora.
  • Cap:
    • The cap for energy very easily shifts, and can overlap, so the cap is hard to define for this game. At the start, Energy is capped at 200 in Everybody Edits, but it can be increased in many ways. With these techniques combined, it can become rather high.
      • Magic coins have always been a source of boosting your energy cap. MrShoe's magic system could boost this to about +200. However, new magic was replaced with the original magic, making it a lot harder to increase it this way.
      • Campaign rewards increase max energy, allowing for approximately +200 as the cap. However, obviously the cap was not removed from new magic's removal, allowing people around for new magic and campaigns to get beyond +300.
      • Winning official contests usually gives players a high max energy bonus.
    • Numbered switches, door blocks, and gate blocks were limited to 99 for years when introduced. This is possibly because the numbers seen on them would be wider than the sprite if increased to 999. Eventually the cap was increased to 999, and the digits were shrunken in width to compensate.
  • Cephalothorax: None of the "smilies" have torsos, and the only limbs present are the occasional useless wings. Despite this, they seem to be capable of wearing scarves and detached collars.
  • Character Level: Players could once rank up by collecting magic coins. Higher levels gave the player a higher energy cap and allowed the player to buy more smileys and potions in the shop.
  • Checkpoint: Checkpoints can be bought from the shop and placed in levels.
  • Christmas Episode: There has been a contest, a campaign, as well as many Christmas-related items released around December.
  • Chrome Champion: The Gold and Diamond smileys appear to be made of solid gold and diamond respectively.
  • City Guards: The Policeman smiley comes with a blue police cap, a serious expression, and a uniquely blue color on the Level-Map Display.
  • Color-Coded Wizardry: The wizard smileys have colored headgear depending on the element they represent, though being Digital Avatars we don't get to see their wizardry in action.
  • Conspicuous Trenchcoat: The Spy smiley comes with the classic sunglasses and hat.
  • Convection Schmonvection: Players don't even get hurt after touching solid lava blocks. The actual lava liquid requires multiple seconds for the player to burn up after touching it, and even then, one can put out the fire. It also works with fire, since the player can technically touch it without triggering its hitbox.
  • Cool Crown:
    • The crown block gives the player a golden crown, though only one player can have it at once.
    • Winning a world gives the player a silver crown.
  • Curse: The curse potion can give curses to other players. The curse is passed around for a minute until one player dies from it.
  • Cyborg: The Terminator smiley has a face half-human (smiley?) and half-robot.
  • Death Is a Slap on the Wrist: Death has no consequences for the player, except a small two second wait while the smiley explodes and respawns to the most recent checkpoint. How punishing this is depends on the world. Some worlds are rather cruel, giving the player no checkpoints over long stretches of challenges. Others—especially the linear, very demanding types of worlds—will place a checkpoint after each challenge, meaning that checkpoints will sometimes bring the player back less than half a minute of play, or even a few seconds. These types of worlds can easily get a dedicated player hundreds, if not thousands of deaths in a single play session.
  • Dem Bones: The Skeleton smiley is...well, a living skeleton, though it's just a skull since it lacks a body.
  • Digital Avatar: Each player appears as a smiley.
  • Difficult, but Awesome: Sometimes, difficult techniques can be used to get through an area of a world in a way not intended. For example, pulling off a 1×1 hook jumpnote  in some worlds allows the player to reach unintended areas. This is rather difficult though, and requires precise timing. Or Button Mashing. Either way works.
  • Directionally Solid Platforms: The Candyland Package has some of these. Eventually, the Sci-Fi Package came along with a few more. Nowadays, it is not uncommon for packages to have these in all. The One-Way pack even has these pointing in all four directions.
  • A Dog Named "Dog": A few smilies are based off animals, and are all referred to their smiley names (with the exception of the "Moo Moo" smiley until it was renamed to Cow).
  • Dreaming of a White Christmas: The 2011 Christmas world and promotional video both had lots of snow in them.
  • Drop-In-Drop-Out Multiplayer: Players can join and leave levels at any time as long as they're public.
  • Dummied Out:
    • A few smilies and blocks were left unusable in the game before being published by fan demand.
    • Part of an unfinished world by the administrator MrShoe seemed to imply it would be a fourth tutorial.
  • Easter Egg:
    • There are various humorous images in the game's code.
    • The JaWapa sub-domainnote  of the game's official website or this world would Rickroll the user. (Clever users may realize that the URL of the latter has "rickroll" spelled out with several letters replaced with numbers.) This was eventually removed after the website temporarily went down for security reasons in August 2019.
    • The hidden page source of the main website gave credit to users who helped make it. With the website's cleanup in August 2019, this was removed.
    • If the player's death counter goes high enough (nine-thousand), a sound clip of Vegeta yelling "It's OVER NINE-THOUSAAAAAAAAAND!!" plays. Unsurprisingly, the addition of this resulted in a few automatic death worlds becoming popular for players interested in experiencing it.
  • Easy Level Trick: When potions were usable in every world, they could often be used to take shortcuts over large sections of worlds.
  • Endless Game: The game never ends, as long as players keep making levels.
  • Energy Economy: Players get energy to spend in a shop every 150 seconds, likely to encourage them to Play Every Day. Not much is known about it besides that it is represented by a yellow lightning bolt.
  • Einstein Hair: The Mad Scientist smiley comes with wild gray spikes of hair.
  • Elemental Embodiment: The Fire Demon smiley appears to just be a flame with a face.
  • Emergent Gameplay: Using a bunch of 16×16 pixel blocks, a player can create something much more. The whole game's premise could even be considered this.
  • Eternal Engine: The Industrial Package adds conveyor belts, metal platforms, and backgrounds, while the factory pack adds more factory-related blocks.
  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": Pretty much all the smilies (besides Bruce, Santa, Grinch, and Superman) are only known by their titles.
  • Everything's Better with Penguins: The "Presto Penguins" campaign world has many penguins, and fittingly gives the player a Penguin smiley when completed.
  • Everything's Better with Sparkles: Sparkle particles briefly appear when smileys die or touch portals or coins.
  • Excited Show Title!: The game is sometimes stylized as Everybody Edits! in the game's logo, as can be seen in the page image. The exclamation point was eventually standardized in the successor's name, Everybody Edits!.
  • Experience Points: One of the former magic systems gave players experience points through magic coins.
  • Fake Platform: One type of block in the Secret package disappears when touched.
  • Fan Boy:
    • The first Fanboy smiley, once gotten from sending art to the Staff. It was also given out as a reward from the first smiley contest.
    • The Fanboy II was created in 2014. It looks a little bit different and has smaller glasses. It's gotten through similar means from the first.
    • The Fanboy III was announced on April Fools' Day 2016, gotten from collecting 100,000 blue coins in one world. It's fake; you can't place that many coins in one world.
  • Flaming Hair: The Fire Demon smiley comes with fiery hair on its head.
  • Floating Platforms: Blocks can be placed anywhere, including liquids.
  • Floating Water: Liquids can be placed in mid-air, as with all other blocks.
  • Follow the Money: Comes in the form of both yellow and blue coins.

    In-Game, G-Z 
  • Game Lobby: The lobby is filled with worlds the player can join. It's possible to search and sort through the world list, as well as view minimaps and descriptions for worlds that allow it.
  • Gaming Clan: Supported by the in-game "crew" feature. Crews can have their own logos and worlds, and players in them can be given custom permissions and ranks. It's also possible for crews to send announcements to users who are subscribed to them.
  • Gangplank Galleon: The Pirate pack adds blocks that are pirate-themed.
  • Gimmick Level: Low-gravity worlds can be tricky to those used to normal worlds.
  • God Mode: If the player has access to it, pressing G will switch between the smiley's regular mode and God Mode. God Mode acts mostly like noclip, letting the player fly and ignore any blocks placed in the world (besides coins).
  • Goggles Do Nothing: The Nightvision, diver smiley, and Mad Scientist smiley all come with useless goggles.
  • Gravity Screw: Gravity tiles and effects can change the direction of gravity. There's also the Low and High Gravity effects, which change the weight of the player's smiley.
  • Green Hill Zone: The first tutorial is in a green hilly area.
  • Halloween Episode: Just like with Christmas, there has been many updates with a Halloween theme. Halloween also got three different campaigns, and a contest.
  • Haunted Castle: The Halloween 2011 pack comes with bricks, a blood-stained metal block, and two cobweb decorations.
  • "Have a Nice Day" Smile: Players are represented by smiley faces. This include different expressions, such as frowning and laughing. Smileys can also come in different roles, such as construction worker and police officer, as well as various animals and fantasy creatures.
  • Hello, [Insert Name Here]: By typing %username% into sign or NPC text, it will show the player's username when read. This can be used by level creators to make it appear as if a user has their own named automatically character in the level.
  • Holiday Mode: Comes in the form of blocks, smilies, campaigns, contests, as well as modified menus and logos. So far, these have included all four seasons in addition to New Year's Day, Valentine's Day, Saint Patrick's Day, April Fools' Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  • Hollywood Fire: Fire doesn't have any smoke with it. Also, it's safe for players to be near it as long as they don't touch the flame itself.
  • Holy Halo: The Angel smiley has one of these.
  • Human Cannonball: The Daredevil smiley was once named the Cannonball smiley. Its introduction update came with a promotional world where players are shot out of cannons using boost arrows.
  • Inconveniently Placed Conveyor Belt: While the player can place these anyway, this is averted, as they do not affect the player.
  • Invisible Block
    • Are referred to as "Secret Blocks" in-game, and appear (or disappear) when touched. In 2015, fully invisible blocks were added to the game. There are also invisible portals, allowing world creators to subtly teleport players between different parts of the world.
    • Downplayed with the invisible gravity tiles, which only temporarily appear when touched.
  • Jump Physics: Smileys can jump several times their height.
  • Ladder Physics: There are ladders that come with the Ninja Package.
  • Lava is Boiling Kool-Aid: Lava is basically water, but orange and slightly thicker. And it slowly kills you.
  • Lawyer-Friendly Cameo: The "Purple Ghost" smiley is pretty clearly based off the Pac-Man ghost Pinky.
  • Lethal Lava Land: The lava package, along with lethal fire hazards.
  • Level Ate: The candyland pack adds blocks shaped like candy canes, chocolate, and jelly beans.
  • Level Editor: In any world you have edit permissions in.
  • Level Goal: Comes in the form of a gold trophy. Smileys that touch it get a silver crown.
  • Level-Locked Loot: For a brief period of time, many smileys could only be purchased by players with a high enough magic level. Low level players who already had those smileys were simply unable to use them unless they leveled up.
  • Level-Map Display: Each level can be seen on the minimap unless set otherwise. Each visible block has a unique color, and players' smileys appear as dots with fading trails. A player's own smiley appears green, while others appear white. Some smileys have unique colors.
  • Loading Screen: There are three separate loading screens:
    • The first loading screen, which plays while loading the game. It has monochrome text that reads Everybody Edits made out of in-game blocks, being filled with color left-to-right like a bar until the game fully loads. In 2015, a percentage counter was added to the screen. In 2018, the blocky text was replaced with the game's logo.
    • The second loading screen, which appears while loading the lobby. It shows a screenshot of the game that updates around every month, along with a logo that appropriately updates for holidays.
    • The third loading screen, which is shown while loading a level. It shows the controls for the game, and text reminding the player to wait.
  • Locked Door: Doors and gates are made to work this way. Touching a key will open and close doors and gates of the same color, for five seconds respectively. However, the game lacks an inventory system or any real way to carry keys.
  • Made of Explodium: Smilies explode after touching spikes or fire.
  • Mad Scientist: The Mad Scientist smiley has spiky gray hair, grin, and some goggles.
  • Man on Fire: Touching lava will cause the player's smiley to be covered in fire, killing them if they don't find water or a protection effect quickly.
  • Microtransactions: Gems and Gold Membership can be bought with real money.
  • Music Is Eighth Notes: There are note blocks, which are all eight notes. Granted, it's the only type of note that can be played.
  • Night-Vision Goggles: While the Goggles Do Nothing, the Nightvision smiley is this nonetheless.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: The Bruce smiley is based off Bruce.
  • No Fair Cheating: While the game still has some of hackers, it found a way to prevent the "moonjump" exploit. Campaign worlds have their own cheat detection system, preventing users from completing the level if they lack coins the player should have earlier in the level.
  • No Plot? No Problem!: The game itself has no characters, plot, or narrative. This also applies to many of the campaign worlds, though some of them have a goal—stated, or implied.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: The Bruce smiley is more realistic compared to the rest of the smilies (though still lacking a nose). Bruce, along with the Robot and Purple ghost smilies are the only smilies not to be round.
  • One Curse Limit: A player can only have one curse at a time. Though, a player can be infected by poison or a zombie virus while having a curse.
  • One-Hit Point Wonder: A smiley explodes into a cloud of sparkles when hurt in any way.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different: The Purple Ghost smiley is an purple Bedsheet Ghost that's more odd than it is spooky.
  • Palette Swap:
    • The Diamond smiley is pretty much a monochrome version of the regular yellow smiley.
    • The wood backgrounds in the Wild West are recolored versions of the Pirate background.
    • The Red Ninja and Gold Ninja are just recolored Ninja smileys.
  • Palmtree Panic: The Sand Pack along with the Water Pack can turn worlds into beaches.
  • Platinum Makes Everything Shinier: The Platinum Big Spender comes with a big platinum hat with an animated glimmer.
  • Play Every Day: The game encourages people to play by giving them one unit of energy every 150 seconds, as well as a daily reward for logging in. These rewards increase over time, looping about once a month.
  • Random Event: Collected coins have a small chance of being magic coins. These magic coins either increase the player's energy cap or give the player a rare item.
  • Rainbow Motif: Glass, Mineral, Plastic, Colored windows, and other packages are based off a rainbow color scheme.
  • Retraux: Lots of the old packages are like this, quite a few of which based off Super Mario World. Notably, the plastic package and pink ghost smiley seem to be based off arcade games,
  • Revenue-Enhancing Devices: A diamond block and the Big Spender smiley cost $100 and $50 respectively, having no purpose other than looking good and showing off.
  • RPG Elements: The game actually had quite a few. Some of these include Character Levels and potions, both of which got removed later on.
  • Santa Claus: The Santa smiley comes with the famous red Santa hat, though he lacks a beard.
  • Satan: The Devil smiley has a grin and demon horns.
  • Shout-Out:
    • Several smilies are based off characters (or in one case, a real person). These include the Bruce, Frankenstein, Grinch, purple ghost, Terminator, and Superman smilies.
    • The Pipes package has a description that reads, "Factory outlet or Italian plumbings?"
    • The description for Laika is "In space, nobody can hear you bark," a reference to the Tag Line of Alien.
    • The description for the Skelly NPC is "Feels a bit spooky, and just a little bit scary," a reference to the lyrics of the song "Spooky Scary Skeletons" by Andrew Gold.
    • The 2011 Christmas world that introduces music blocks has an area where one can hear the first seven notes of the Super Mario Bros. theme song along with text that reads "It's-a-me, Mario!"
  • Signing-Off Catchphrase: The blog has "See you in the worlds!"
  • Skill Scores and Perks: Came with a higher max energy, more smilies and potions purchasable, and a shiny new badge. These were removed later in exchange for the classic magic system.
  • Slash Command: The game has several commands activated with chat messages that begin with a forward slash (/). This includes world management, private messaging, reseting a player's own position in the world, and reporting rule-breaking. Later updates would make commands less necessary, as many command functions would be available with a more user-friendly interface in the user list and level settings menu.
  • The Smurfette Principle: The Female smiley, at least until the Lady and Summer Girl smilies came in.
  • Space Zone: The Sci-Fi package and low-gravity worlds.
  • Special Edition Title: The game often changes the logo for Holiday Mode or upcoming contests.
  • Speed Stripes: While they don't appear in-game, the blog post introducing Boost Arrows shows the Daredevil smiley with this.
  • Spikes of Doom: Can be placed as a block, and will make smilies explode into sparkles on contact.
  • Status Ailment: Poison, curse, and zombie effects will kill a smiley after a timer expires. Zombies are slowed down, jump lower, and infect nearby player characters, while curses can be crossed from player to player.
  • Superheroes Wear Cape: The Superman smiley comes with a blue cape behind it.
  • Super Not-Drowning Skills: There is no consequence for staying in liquids too long, excluding the slow burn effect from lava. It makes one wonder why the Diver smiley exists.
  • Suspend Save: Happens automatically in campaign worlds.
  • Teleportation: Portals can take smileys from one place in a map to another instantly.
  • Temporary Platform: There are timed blocks that switch every five seconds, along with key gates which could count.
  • Tertiary Sexual Characteristics: The Female, Summer Girl, and Lady smilies have these.
  • Thanksgiving Episode: In 2011, American Thanksgiving Day came with the Indian and Pilgrim smilies.
  • Tutorial Failure: MrShoe's tutorial worlds didn't account for the addition of new blocks later. This results in an awkward situation where liquids, boost arrows, time doors, and several other blocks go unmentioned in the tutorials. The next tutorial, the Tutorial Campaign, seems to have been made with the future in mind—the third tutorial has an empty area just for later showcasing effects that would eventually be added to the game.
  • Under the Sea: The Water Pack can turn a world into this.
  • Video Game Tutorial: In addition to the menu and home world tutorials, there have been three tutorials throughout the game's history, including:
    • The original tutorial world, showcasing gravity, editing, coin doors, and portals.
    • The MrShoe tutorials, which came in three levels:
      1. Moving Tutorial, for moving, jumping, Ladder Physics, and coins
      2. Gravity Tutorial, for gravity arrows and dots, as well as portals
      3. Editing Tutorial, for editing worlds
    • The Tutorial Campaign, which comes in three untitled levels that introduce the player to:
      1. Simple features such as moving, gravity and keys
      2. The less common blocks such as Directionally Solid Platforms, spikes, liquids, and time/death doors/gates
      3. Effect blocks, as well as the cake and hologram
  • Volumetric Mouth: The bottom half of the LOL Smiley is a mouth.
  • Wicked Witch: The Witch Smiley gained from magic coins seems to look like this.
  • The Wild West: The Wild West Pack adds blocks like wooden boards and railings for western worlds.
  • Wings Do Nothing: All smilies have the same abilities, and even the ones with wings can't fly without God Mode or certain effect blocks.
  • Wreathed in Flames: The flame potion gave a ring of fire around a smiley as decoration before it was removed from the game. The fire graphic was later reused for the dangerous effects of lava.
  • Wutai: The Dojo pack adds pagoda roofs and ladders.
  • Zombie Apocalypse: It is possible to spread a zombie infection throughout a world using the zombie effect.

    Fan content 
  • Automatic Level: A pretty common world type. Often, they require players to hold down a button such as the jump button (making the player constantly jump), but fully automatic ones are also common. Usually they take advantage of gravity-affecting blocks for quite the dynamic experience. They are often called "AFKs," a common online term meaning "Away From Keyboard."
  • Critical Hit: In "4 monster battles," sometimes a player will do 2 damage instead of 1 towards an enemy.
  • Doo-Wop Progression: Found in "TIME MACHINE MINIS." There's a group of platforms with music blocks on them that play the Doo-Wop Progression in order.
  • Eenie, Meenie, Miny Moai: NSFW Crew's "Easter Island" has an Elaborate Underground Base hidden both inside and under moai heads.
  • Elaborate Underground Base: "NSFW Easter Island" is about a large alien underground base under a few moai statues.
  • Excuse Plot: The plot of "4 monster battles" is that somebody offers you a trophy if you can beat three monsters.
  • invoked Follow the Leader: Fan worlds have had lots and lots of trends, sometimes even forming their own "genre" in a way.
  • Game Mod:
    • Often referred to as "bots," there are programs that can be used to do some impressive things in-game.
    • There are customized clients that change textures, sounds, and sometimes even physics.
  • Griefer: Often referred to as "Trolls," they usually vandalize worlds by placing blocks everywhere. Favorite blocks by trolls include gravity arrows (especially in open worlds), boost arrows, coins (since their animations can cause lag), and any vibrant blocks. In worlds with God Mode, it's always been a common sight to see a free edit world become a mess of multicolored squiggly lines.
  • Helicopter Blender: "1-18: Up and Away" has a black helicopter with a deadly propeller as a hazard.
  • Luck-Based Mission: Some minigames have multiple paths, all but one containing an Invisible Block.
  • Mark of the Beast: A hidden area in Don Carleone's "Zombies VS Humans" gives the player a 666-jump effect.
  • Misbegotten Multiplayer Mode: The most famous co-op worlds, Lethal Lava Land and Cool Cool Cavern, rely heavily on key-based puzzles, and feature a contraption with many key gates at the beginning so that no-one can join the co-op segment if there are already players in it. This is quickly broken if the players in the co-op segment simply refuse to touch any keys.
  • Musical Gameplay: "TIME MACHINE MINIS" by M4NU has note blocks everywhere. They are placed in various patterns so that they play appropriate chords when the player goes through them. For example, climbing a vine plays chromatic rising notes, and completing an section of the world plays a satisfying major chord. One part uses the Doo-Wop Progression.
  • Nintendo Hard: Many professional levels by crews like the EX Crew make some quite difficult levels.
  • Noob: Often, the term "noob" is used in Everybody Edits to describe particular patterns of players or player-made worlds.
    • Free edit worlds are traditionally considered "nooby." Possible reasons for this are that high-quality levels almost always come from limited access worlds. Behaviors associated with these worlds, such as asking for edit permission, asking users not to ruin the world by trolling, or amateur Role-Playing are also often considered nooby.
    • Common novel challenges such as hook jumps, hovers, dot trails, and randomly blocked off paths are often considered nooby. This goes especially for boxed minigame worlds, with often take repeat these types of mechanics without much variety or originality.
    • Worlds intended to give the players magic coins (which are randomly found when collecting coins) by giving the player come across as nooby. This is because players familiar with the game's hidden magic mechanics will realize that magic coins are very rare to get in a world with lots of coins.
  • no punctuation is funnier: Some of the signs in "Slidey Minis" have no punctuation just to show absurd the world is.
  • Overworld Not to Scale: In "4 monster battles," the world map is rather...small. Buildings aren't much bigger than the player, but they become properly-sized when entered. Inverted with some elements like ducks and pigs, which are clearly bigger than they realistically would be.
  • The Password Is Always "Swordfish": If you code is something common like "1111," "1234," or "code," don't be surprised if any other players find their way into your level.
  • Pinball Zone: There are a few levels out there based off giant pinball machines, like "Pinball Bloom," "Pinball Dive," and "LX Pinball Panic."
  • Player Tic: If a player gets stuck somewhere, expect them to jump around everywhere.
  • Player Versus Player: Some levels are like this. They come in several varieties:
    • Race worlds have players try to get to the end the fastest.
    • "Shift" is like race worlds, but has bots change up the stage for more varied competition.
    • The popular "Yo!Scroll" world has players jump across Floating Platforms before they disappear. The last player standing wins.
    • Boss worlds have players survive on Floating Platforms while the "boss" deletes them—green ones are safe; red ones aren't.
    • Zombie worlds tend to have zombies trying to infect regular players while they try to stay alive.
  • Puzzle Reset: Often will coin puzzles have a restart option using world portals or reset blocks, since coins cannot be removed otherwise.
  • Role-Playing Game: "4 monster battles" is done in a typical turn-based Role-Playing Game style.
  • Shoot 'em Up: "INVASION" is like a Shoot 'Em Up recreated in Everybody Edits using lots of portals to resemble movement.
  • Time Travel: "TIME MACHINE MINIS" has the player go to various different eras, including The Future.
  • Video Game Perversity Potential: In a Level Editor where players can build anything, this should be expected. Many open worlds have inappropriate things in them.
  • Wizard Needs Food Badly: The world "Zombies VS Humans" by Don Carleone has a hunger system that slowly drains over time.


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