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Mastering UDK Game Development Hotsht by John P. Doran

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Collecting collectables

As well as platforms, another staple of platformers is collectable items to reward players for exploring. We will implement two different types of collectable: items that the player may collect, and a power-up that will give the player the ability to double jump again.

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Now let's start adding in those collectables!

  1. Go to the Content Browser window by going to View | Browser Windows | Content Browser. In Content Browser, find the following particle system: ParticleSystem'WP_ShockRifle.Particles.P_WP_ShockRifle_Ball' and click on it. Exit Content Browser and find a platform, right-click on it, and select Add Emitter: P_WP_ShockRifle_Ball. Hit the Real Time visualizer circled in the following screenshot or by ...

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