How to Unlock FPS in Unreal Engine 4

By default, Unreal Engine 4 is setup to aim for a smooth 60fps performance in every project. With a few easy steps you can change these default settings to run your project at over 240fps. In this guide we will go through how to unlock FPS in Unreal Engine 4. Updating the Project Settings Firstly,…Read More

Show FPS Counter in Unreal Engine 4

One essential debugging feature in any game engine is the frame rate counter also known as the FPS counter. In this quick guide we will show you how to enable this feature inside Unreal Engine 4 and how to show this counter while the game is being played; even after packaging. Framerate in the Editor…Read More

Switch Statements in Unreal Engine 4

Switch statements are a useful and universal programming feature that also is included in Unreal Engine 4 blueprints. The use of switch nodes can replace large chains of branches in your code, making your blueprints cleaner and more organized. In this guide we will be going over what Switch Statements are in Unreal Engine 4…Read More

Open World Navigation in Unreal Engine 4

In this guide we will enable open world navigation in Unreal Engine 4 using the Navigation Invoker system. One annoyance that most developers forget to think about when creating open world or procedural levels is the navigation system taking hours to generate the nav mesh. Using navigation invokers, we can generate the nav mesh during…Read More

How to use the Game Instance in Unreal Engine 4

The Game Instance is one the most important blueprint classes in an Unreal Engine 4 game. In this guide we will go through what the Game Instance does and how to use the game instance in Unreal Engine 4. What is the Game Instance The game instance is a manager class that is not destroyed…Read More

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How to Compile and Package Discord Rich Presence for Linux

This guide is for Discord plugin users that can’t compile or package their game for the Linux platform. If you haven’t installed Discord Rich Presence in your Unreal Engine 4 project click here our guide. The first step is to download all of the required files. Downloading the Files To download the library files necessary…Read More

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How to Compile and Package Discord Rich Presence on Mac

This guide is for Discord plugin users that can’t compile or package their game for the Mac platform. If you haven’t installed the Discord Rich Presence plugin in your Unreal Engine 4 project click here for our guide.The first step is to download all of the required files. Downloading the Files To download the library…Read More

Simple Audio Attenuation in Unreal Engine 4

In this guide we will be looking at adding audio attenuation into your Unreal Engine 4 game. The Attenuation Class Creating the Class To create a sound attenuation class, right click anywhere in your content browser, navigate to the sounds section and click Sound Attenuation. Give your new Sound Attenuation class a name and remember…Read More

How to use Multiplayer Sessions in your Unreal Engine 4 game

The Session System in Unreal Engine 4 gives you access to many powerful online features such as the server browser, setting a maximum player limits, setting private and public slots and much more. Using this system is very straightforward and only takes a few blueprint nodes to get working. In this guide I will show…Read More

Parent and Child Blueprints in Unreal Engine 4

In this guide I will be going through Parent and Child blueprints in Unreal Engine 4. They are a key part of making manageable code and preventing repeated blueprint nodes in similar classes. Inheritance is an important feature in many object oriented programming languages. It allows programmers to create variations of an object and communicate…Read More