Basic First Person Line Trace in Unreal Engine 4

In this guide we will explain what a Line Trace is an how to create a Basic First Person Line Trace in Unreal Engine 4 This guide builds upon the First Person Example template built into Unreal Engine 4. How a Line Trace Works A line trace is a way to check if an object…Read More

Easy LODs for Static Meshes in Unreal Engine 4

In this guide we will be showing you how to automatically generate and configure levels of detail for static meshes in Unreal Engine 4. What are LODs? LOD (Level of Detail) is a technique found in all game engines that switches between different complexities of a 3D mesh over distance to reduce the amount of…Read More

Easy AI Movement in Unreal Engine 4

Unreal Engine 4 has robust pathfinding and AI movement built in. Using the navmesh (Navigation Mesh) and a pawn or character, simple and advanced AI can be created that interact with the world and the player. Even in a multiplayer session! With very little setup you can implement Simple AI Movement in Unreal Engine 4….Read More

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

Common Voice Chat Fixes in Unreal Engine 4

This guide will run through common voice chat fixes in Unreal Engine 4. These fixes are for both normal voice chat and positional voice chat. We will update this guide with new fixes as problems are reported. If you have any issues with the voice chat comment down below as we try to help everyone!…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