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Unreal Engine Game Development Cookbook by John P. Doran

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Creating a landscape

One of the first things that we will need to do to work with build terrain is to create a landscape through Unreal Engine's Landscape mode, so let's get started!

Getting ready

Before we start working within the Unreal Editor, we will need to have a project to work with:

  1. First, open up the Unreal Editor by clicking on the Launch button from Unreal Engine Launcher.
  2. Start a new project from the Project Browser tab by selecting the New Project tab. Select First person and make sure that With Starter Content is selected. Give the project a Name (Cookbook_Chapter4). Once you are done, click on Create Project.

How to do it…

Now that we have our project set up, let's get started with building a landscape:

  1. With the editor up, we will first ...

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