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Learning Unreal Engine Android Game Development

By : Nitish Misra
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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
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Packaging the project

Another way of packaging the game and testing it on your device is to first package the game, import it to the device, install it, and then play it. But first, we should discuss some settings regarding packaging, and packaging for Android.

The Maps & Modes settings

These settings deal with the maps (scenes) and the game mode of the final game. In the Editor, click on Edit and select Project settings. In the Project settings, Project category, select Maps & Modes.

Let's go over the various sections:

  • Default Maps: Here, you can set which map the Editor should open when you open the Project. You can also set which map the game should open when it is run. The first thing you need to change is the main menu map we had created. To do this, click on the downward arrow next to Game Default Map and select Main_Menu.

  • Local Multiplayer: If your game has local multiplayer, you can alter a few settings regarding whether the game should have a split screen. If so, you can set...