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Learning Unreal Engine Game Development by Joanna Lee

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Lights

We have briefly gone through the types of light in Chapter 1, An Overview of Unreal Engine. Let us do a quick recap first. Directional Light emits beams of parallel lights. Point Light emits light like a light bulb (from a single point radially outward in all directions). Spot Light emits light in a conical shape outwards and Sky Light mimics light from the sky downwards on the objects in the level.

In this chapter, we will learn how to use these basic lights to illuminate an interior area. We have already placed a Point Light in Chapter 2, Creating Your First Level, and learned how to adjust its intensity to 1700. Here in this chapter, we will learn more about the parameters that we can adjust with each type of light to create the lighting ...

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