Unreal Development Kit - a version of Unreal Engine 3 that can be used to make games for PC and iOS. Licensing is done on a back-end-only basis.

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UDK weapon on first person not showing up [closed]

I've been following this tutorial http://www.moug-portfolio.info/udk-weapon-basics/ all my code is the same as the page... except here DefaultPropeties { Begin Object Name=GunMesh ...
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How do I acknowledge collisions?

As part of creating a stealth system, I've decided to place volumes over light sources as a first step. The idea being that when a pawn walks into one of those volumes, it will be logged. This is not ...
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Drawing beam effect in UDK?

I'm having trouble drawing a particle effect between two actors in UDK - Both the source and the target are not static objects, so as far as I can tell I need to do it in the code not in kismet. ...
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How can I achieve UnrealEd's per-face texturing in Blender 2.6?

Using UnrealEd I can create geometry and assign a material to each face of that geometry. Each face can have its own UV settings. How can I achieve the same functionality using Blender? I've seen the ...
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Making a physicalized melee weapon

The short version, is that I was asked to look into the feasibility of making a melee weapon, that one could swing at another object in the game, and have it interact physically. I completed the ...
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Complex shading using one single (small) texture

Recently I stumbled upon a demo reel in UDK about how one can attain beautiful results using just one (rather tiny) texture that's being sent to the shader pipeline. The famous link is this one. ...
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Get Final output from UDK

( sorry for my bad english in advance :D ) I'm trying to get a .exe setup output, from my UDK !( with my own maps and scripts which I made within MyGame) I tried UnrealFrontEnd! But It made a setup , ...
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Hidden Loading with UDK

I was wondering, how would I go about creating hidden loading scenes with UDK? For example, a character walks in to an elevator, the elevator fakes movement, whilst the previous floor is destroyed and ...
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One-way platforms in UDK

I'm looking to make a multi-player platforming game using UDK. I'm currently doing feasibility research, to make sure I will reasonably be able to do all of the technical things I want to do. The ...
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3D Game Engine comparable to UDK that's not GPL'd

Are there any good, free 3D game engines similar to UDK that are under open-source licenses without copyleft provisions?
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What is the technical term for animation of a dead body?

In some 3D games when a 3D model of a person is shot to death (or suddenly dead) his body falls to the ground and every limb, the head and the body move free. What is this particular way of handling ...
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How to make a gaussian blur effect in UDK

I want to make a plane shape (surface) that have a gaussian blur applied to it and this plane is transperant, so all objects behind it looks like they are having a gaussian blur effect.
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Which is better for a beginner, UDK or Unity? [closed]

I am just getting into game development and I would like to know which engine would be best to learn first. In terms of my current skills, I know a good deal of javascript, but not much beyond that. ...
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UDK/ UnrealScript class interaction? HUD advice?

Beginner basics requested here, While i'm familiar with the basics of OOP programming i've just started looking as UnrealScript for a game i had made in the UDK editor up to now. I have a class that ...
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Static Meshes vs 3D models

What is the difference between static meshes and regular 3D models. I am very new to game development, and I am using UDK (Unreal Development Kit).
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How do I create a big multiplayer world in UDK?

I want to create a big multiplayer world in UDK and I'm having a few difficulties. I created the biggest terrain possible but then any terrain related action I do takes forever. However, I've seen ...
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UDK requirements

(Sorry my English is not good) I've made a small game with UDK(Unreal Development Kit)Latest Release(December 2011 UDK Beta) and used frontend for package my game; When I install the game on the ...
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Transfer my UDK 2 project to UDK 3?

Is it possible to export my UDK 2 project to UDK 3 ? What kinds of things aren't transferable?
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UDK HUD problem [closed]

I'm trying to add a new element to the HUD, it's supposed to be a compass that should function like a minimap. I've added this code to the main hud.swf: var DcompassContainer:MovieClip = ...
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What are the limits for UDK's landscape size?

With the new (as of March 2011) landscape tool, the Unreal Development Kit supports bigger and (potentially) streaming landscapes than the old terrain tool. However, in my tests trying to import or ...
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Quality Current Free UDK Tutorials?

I'm just getting started with the UDK, with experience in Unity, and would like a good tutorial series about getting to know my way around the basics of level design and a touch on programming. I have ...
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How do I avoid Race Conditions in UnrealScript?

I'm trying to create a pseudo turn based battle system in the Unreal Engine (think Final Fantasy style). I'm trying to avoid the Enemies and the players attacking while another animation is in ...
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Unreal Engine 3 vs id Tech 3 vs Unity [closed]

I'm trying to decide which engine I should start using to try to start building a game in. I had chosen Unity, but upon hearing that Unreal Engine 3 had just become kinda free to use, I found myself ...
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Character and Weapon animation interaction

If I have two models, for example: some character, and a bow, how do I work with them together in 3DS Max to animate them both (for example, when the character shoots an arrow with his bow, the ...
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Understanding log/exp formula for RPG experience

While looking for examples of RPG experience formulas I came across this one How to create adjustable formula for RPG level up requirements?, and I would really like to figure it out because I don't ...
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Why does UDK require .NET 4.0? [closed]

UDK engine requires that end-users install .NET 4.0, but what about Windows XP users? Is there any way to get rid of that requirement, by perhaps disabling certain features?
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UDK client, C++ server (is it possible?)

For example I have C++/C# server side with sockets or http web server and UDK client. I am interesting what about experience with networking in UDK: could I connect UDK client to C++/C# socket server ...
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UDK: Sidescrolling Camera not working

I tried the sidescrolling camera from http://udn.epicgames.com/Three/CameraTechnicalGuide.html#Example%20Side-Scrolling%20Camera but there are some warnings ...
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UDK : UTWeap_RocketLauncher gift CreateInventory: Any idea why this does not work properly?

I am giving the player an instanced class of UTWeap_RocketLauncher in an instance of UTGame. PlayerPawn.CreateInventory(class'FobikRocketLauncher',false); // Does not work ...
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Options for UDK and version control repositories?

Another developer and I have begun to experiment with the Unreal Development Kit and have installed the UDK to our local computers. He's been toying around and experimenting and has some basic code ...
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UDK - problem packaging/publishing the game

I have set up all the config files to my game classes and am able to launch the game to test everything. Although when I package the game, it still runs the UT deathmatch game? What other lines in ...
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Porting games made for PC to console in UDK/Unity3d

I am now trying to learn game development in UDK and Unity3d, just trying both out, and try to get an idea how they work, and for now im mostly focusing on the PC games.. I want to know, how ...
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Push and damage player pawn when hit by rotating pawn? (UDK)

I'm working on a game in which the player runs around a level themed as a pinball machine. There are flippers that react to the presence of pinballs by flipping (as one would expect pinball flippers ...
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Prototype experience: Unity3D vs UDK

Has anyone yet prototyped a game in both Unity3D and UDK? If so, which features made prototyping the game easier or more difficult in each toolkit? Was one prototype demonstrably better than the ...
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How do I accomplish fading texture trails in UDK?

I would like to know how to leave a fading texture/material trail in udk. For example (I'm not sure if there is a special name for this effect): A character may leave footprints that fade after x ...
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Deleting Objects Before Export from Maya Causes .PSK to Crash UDK on Import

I'm using Maya 2008 Complete and 03/11 build of UDK as well as 07/10 build (haven't got around to installing newer version on other computer). I am using ActorX to export. I have a character that I ...
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UDK - Packaging the Game

I have set up all the config files to my game classes and am able to launch the game to test everything. Although when I package the game, it still runs the UT deathmatch game?? What other lines in ...
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Unreal Development Kit - What is a good method for accessing a relational database file?

I'd like to use a SQL Express file or something similar for a UDK demo. Is there a standard method for accessing data in a local relational database file? I understand that the best method may ...
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Unrealscript tutorials for self-made maps

I've been looking up tutorials for UnrealScript, but I'm very confused by what I find. All tutorials seem to use Visual Studio and nFringe for the coding, plus the UDK editor for the maps. Every ...
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UDK - How to make sure a PhysicalMaterial mask actually works? [closed]

I have been reading the documentation for UDK about physical materials and masks. I have my 1bit BMP mask, and the two physical material assets I want to shoot off in the black and white channels. I ...
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UDK or Blender? [closed]

I am new to UDK and Blender but I've some prior game development experience on XNA. Now I want to know should I start using Blender gaming engine which is open source and gives lot of freedom to ...
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UDK, can you add your own effects?

I'm new to game development and am curious to know if you can add your own cg effects? Like if I wanted to add fog to my game and UDK didn't support that, is that possible? What kind of coding does ...
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What are the minimum requirements for UDK on iOS?

Infinity Blade asks for 3GS or better devices, which I'm told is because it uses OpenGL ES 2. Will every game made with the iOS version of the UDK only work with 3GS devices and up?
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Questions about rendering access in UDK

I also asked about this over on the UDK forums, but haven't had much luck getting any responses. Basically, I have some experience with UT3 modding, but I'm just getting started with the UDK, and I ...