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by smeerkat
Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:48 am
Forum: Mapping
Topic: 2-Part Interview with Ben Bauer - Ubisoft
Replies: 10
Views: 1286

2-Part Interview with Ben Bauer - Ubisoft

Hi everyone, I uploaded a 2-part interview with Ben Bauer, Associate Game Director at Ubisoft Toronto. He has over 20 years' experience in level design, and 14 years' experience working on AAA games including FarCry, Crysis, Splinter Cell Blacklist and FarCry Primal. We talk about the pre-planning p...
by smeerkat
Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:04 am
Forum: Mapping
Topic: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube
Replies: 106
Views: 23016

Re: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube

My 25th video: Advanced Doors

- 2D Shape Editor
- get image from current texture (Skaarj.utx)
- texture alignment
- merge polygons
- Trigger Control
- assumes you already know how to make movers

by smeerkat
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Who are you?
Topic: UT original player
Replies: 4
Views: 754

Re: UT original player

Used to play this alot when younger, having realised there is still a great following and this forum, decided to get back into it. I can use unrealED, very rusty at it, but understand how it works. Hopefully this site will help me get better. I used to do map mashups, or make a map out of a map. (I...
by smeerkat
Sat Mar 04, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Request: Italian-speaking member
Replies: 17
Views: 2859

Re: Request: Italian-speaking member

In the end, did anybody reach out to the Italian user on YouTube? He still wants me to go to his Italian forum.
by smeerkat
Sat Mar 04, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Mapping
Topic: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube
Replies: 106
Views: 23016

Re: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube

I'm busy making my MonsterHunt Tutorial. This will cover a lot of information, which I think will be split into parts if necessary. Yes, splitting it into 10-15 minute chunks will make it more digestible. I'm a complete newbie, so I would need to know: - where to download and install the latest ver...
by smeerkat
Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: Mapping
Topic: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube
Replies: 106
Views: 23016

Re: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube

Elevator tutorial: https://youtu.be/rAklIjnSykU - ElevatorMover brush and Properties - ElevatorTrigger actor and Properties - number of keys required for your mover - mover sounds - move time - Ignore when encroach = important If someone actually makes an elevator in their map, let me know! Would lo...
by smeerkat
Fri Feb 24, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Mapping
Topic: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube
Replies: 106
Views: 23016

Re: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube

How to add a screenshot to your map:

- where to download Gimp
- how to take screenshots of your map
- how to prepare your screenshot
- importing custom textures to MyLevel
- Level Properties - Level Info
by smeerkat
Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Mapping
Topic: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube
Replies: 106
Views: 23016

Re: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube

Teleporter tutorial:

- Visible Teleporter
- regular Teleporter
- combine Teleporter + velocity tube
- general tips on using Teleporters

My velocity tube tutorial:
by smeerkat
Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Mapping
Topic: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube
Replies: 106
Views: 23016

Re: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube

How to make a CTF map: https://youtu.be/AMa5e2BQbOM - Level Properties - Default Game Type = CTFGame - File naming convention for CTF maps - FlagBase Actor - Red team = 0, Blue team = 1 - PlayerStarts > TeamNumber - AlternatePath actor - DefensePoint actor - Play-testing your CTF map as spectator, w...
by smeerkat
Wed Feb 22, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Sounds & Music
Topic: Making Unreal/UT Music
Replies: 16
Views: 3469

Re: Making Unreal/UT Music

I bet if you reached out to Alexander Brandon, he would be happy to give you some tips.

https://alexanderbrandon.bandcamp.com/
by smeerkat
Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Mapping
Topic: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube
Replies: 106
Views: 23016

Re: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube

Breaking Glass tutorial:

- Glass sheet brush, Invisible Collision Hull
- Reset red builder brush, set grid size to 1
- Intersect brush
- BreakingGlass actor and Properties
- Mover Properties
by smeerkat
Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Mapping
Topic: TrophyDude
Replies: 15
Views: 3074

Re: TrophyDude

JackGriffin wrote:People use that as a scale so they can move it around and see how a map looks compared to a normal person's size.
No, that's the IntroDude. I don't know what the TrophyDude does, but I'm guessing he's the animated dude in the game's intro.
by smeerkat
Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Request: Italian-speaking member
Replies: 17
Views: 2859

Re: Request: Italian-speaking member

Thanks for your help, everyone! Hope he finds the answer to his question(s). 8)
by smeerkat
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Mapping
Topic: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube
Replies: 106
Views: 23016

Re: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube

... what I'm finding particularly valuable with the video presentations is seeing an activity in action. So just seeing someone go through the motions, exactly which buttons to press in which sequence, and under which menu and so on, that's really helpful to me. I agree with this statement. If I wa...
by smeerkat
Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Mapping
Topic: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube
Replies: 106
Views: 23016

Re: UnrealEd 2.0 Video Tutorial now on YouTube

Nice job! The advantage of using clear text is, the viewer can pause the video at any time and copy all your notes. 8) Here's my latest video: Adding a Skybox to your Map https://youtu.be/Jso3AYkcl3o - Surface Properties = Fake Backdrop - Building a separate room for your skybox - SkyZoneInfo actor ...