Game engine for beginners – Unreal Engine 4

Jumping into the world of game development is an exciting decision. But the very first questions that strike our mind are , “Which game engine to choose?”, “Which is best game engine for beginners?” . Here, I am going to recommend Unreal Engine 4, as it was my first game engine with which I entered into the world of game development. Before discussing about Unreal Engine 4, first of all lets shed some light over what is a game engine and why do we need one.

What is a game engine and why you need one?

A game engine is a tool designed for game developers to help them make games for different platforms like PC, Mobile , Consoles. Game engines are very helpful for small team of indie game developers or small studios who can build games easily without any need to understand the complex structure of how things are working in the background. They save you plenty of work and time which you would have to spent in absence of game engines. Because of game engines , you can concentrate all your time and energy into making games without worrying about tons of tasks a game engine is performing for you.
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Blueprints Communication to share data among different Blueprints in Unreal Engine 4 (Version 4.9)

For all those people who were having problems to make communication among different blueprints, Unreal Engine 4 have come up with a very handy node in its recent version updates i.e. version 4.9 .
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Make your Character to follow a Spline component Unreal Engine 4

Spline component Unreal Engine 4

As a beginner in Unreal Engine 4, many people wonder how they can make their character to follow a curved path. Then they come to know about Spline components using which they can set up a curved path easily into their level. Now they need to make their character in such a way so that it can follow this spline path or custom curved path . So in this post we will be looking into some of the basic functions of Spline component which we can use to make our character move on spline automatically. Continue reading Make your Character to follow a Spline component Unreal Engine 4