Unreal Engine 4 Game Development in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself, Paperback Book

Unreal Engine 4 Game Development in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself Paperback

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In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, learn how to start using Unreal Engine 4 to build amazing games for Windows, Mac, PS4, Xbox One, iOS, Android, the web, Linux-or all of them!Sams Teach Yourself Unreal Engine 4 Game Development in 24 Hours' straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to work with Unreal Engine 4's interface, its workflows, and its most powerful editors and tools.

In just hours you'll be creating effects, scripting warfare, implementing physics-even developing for mobile devices and HUDs.

Every lesson builds on what you've already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success. Organize new projects and work with the Gameplay FrameworkMaster Unreal's units and control systemsImport 3D models and work with the Static Mesh EditorCreate new landscapes and use Unreal's foliage systemBring characters and creatures to life with the Persona EditorApply materials and build lightingIntegrate and modify audio with the Unreal Sound Cue EditorCraft particle effects and simulate physicsSet up and react to player inputsBuild levels and entirely new worldsGet started with powerful Blueprint visual scripting systemScript an arcade game from start to finishCreate events that respond to player actionsSpawn Actors during gameplayDesign and create action-based encountersOptimize games for mobile devices and touch-based inputsBuild menus with Unreal's UMG UI DesignerPrepare your game for deploymentStep-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Unreal Engine 4 game development tasks. Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn. Quizzes and Exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills. Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutions. All the project files and assets you'll need are available for download, including "before-and-after" files demonstrating initial setup and proper completion for every exercise.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
  • Publication Date:
  • ISBN: 9780672337628

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