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Learning Unreal Engine Android Game Development

By : Nitish Misra
Book Image

Learning Unreal Engine Android Game Development

By: Nitish Misra

Overview of this book

<p>Have you ever wanted to create games that will get users hooked to their phones? Unreal Engine 4, with all its tools and power, will help make your dreams come true! Designed to get you working with Unreal Engine 4 from the very first page, this book will quickly guide you through the basics in the first two chapters. Once you get the hang of things, we will start developing our game—Bloques!</p> <p>Bloques is a puzzle game with four rooms. Each room will be more challenging than the previous, and as you develop, you will graduate from movement and character control to AI and spawning. Once you've created the game, you will learn how to port and publish your game to the Google Play Store.</p> <p>In addition to building an Android game from start to finish, you will also discover how to generate revenue, and how to optimize game performance using the tools and functionalities the engine provides. With this book, you will be inspired to come up with your own great ideas for your future game development projects.</p>
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Learning Unreal Engine Android Game Development
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

BSP brushes


The first thing we need to do is build our level. We will do this with the help of BSP brushes. We talked briefly about BSP brushes in the second chapter, but now we will talk about them in a bit more detail. BSP brushes create volumes and surfaces for your level. It provides a quick and easy way to block out your level and to make quick prototypes. You can even create the entire level itself using BSP brushes. If you do not have access to 3D modelling software, such as Maya or 3DS Max, to create assets for your level (such as walls, ceilings, and so on), then you can use BSP brushes instead to create your level. The BSP brushes can be selected in the Modes panel, in the Place Mode.

Default BSP brush shapes

As mentioned in the previous chapter, there are a total of seven default brushes offered by UE4. The following is a screenshot of the geometry created by brushes:

From left to right, you have:

  • Box Brush: This creates a cube-shaped brush. You can set the length, width, and height...