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Unreal Engine 4 Game Development Essentials by Satheesh PV

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Chapter 9. Particles

Particles in Unreal Engine 4 are created using cascade particle editor, which is a powerful and robust editor that allows artists to create visual effects. Cascade editor lets you add and edit various modules that make up the final effect. The primary job of the particle editor is to control the behavior of the particle system itself whereas the look and feel is often controlled by the material.

In this chapter you will learn about the cascade particle editor and create a simple particle system.

Cascade particle editor

To access cascade particle editor, you need to create a Particle System in Content Browser by right-clicking on the Content Browser and selecting Particle System. When you select it, a new Particle System will ...

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