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Learning Unreal Engine iOS Game Development

By : Muhammad A.Moniem
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Book Image

Learning Unreal Engine iOS Game Development

3 (1)
By: Muhammad A.Moniem

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Learning Unreal Engine iOS Game Development
Credits
About the Author
Acknowledgements
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Nodes Database
Index

Breakpoints


As the name implies, a breakpoint is a point where the game will be forced to break for a while. If you are from a programming background, then you definitely know what breakpoints are.

A breakpoint is something you add to your logic to ask the game/app to pause the execution process once it reaches this point. To add a breakpoint to a certain node, all that you need to do is right-click on the node itself and choose Add Breakpoint.

Once you finish adding the breakpoint, the node will be tagged with the breakpoint icon. However, the first time, you'll see that the breakpoint icon looks strange.

The icon shown in the preceding screenshot means that you've successfully added the breakpoint to the node. However, it will not be effective until you compile the blueprint logic. Once you compile your blueprint, the breakpoint icon will change to show the usual red icon.

Now you have a breakpoint in the game that should take place once this Destroy Actor node has been called. While running...