Learn to create a tower defense game from scratch using the Unreal Development Kit with Packt's new eBook

August 2013 | Web Graphics & Video

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Getting Started With UDK, a step-by-step guide that will show readers how to make their first game from scratch. Readers will learn how to build a complete project within the Unreal Development Kit with unique gameplay, custom menus, and a triple A rated finish.

About the Author: 
John P. Doran is a technical game designer who has been creating games for over 10 years. He has worked on an assortment of games in teams from just himself to over 70 in student, mod, indie, and professional projects. He previously worked at LucasArts on Star Wars 1313 as a game design intern. John is currently a software engineer at DigiPen's Singapore campus and is tutoring and assisting students with difficulties in computer science concepts, programming, linear algebra, game design, and advanced usage of UDK, Flash, and Unity in a development environment. He can be found online at
http://johnpdoran.com and can be contacted at john@johnpdoran.com

UDK, the free version of the popular and award-winning Unreal 3 Engine, is an amazing and powerful tool to use for projects of any kind. 

Getting Started With UDK will help readers create a custom tower defense game within UDK, even if they have absolutely no prior knowledge of UDK game development. In next to no time, readers can learn how to create any kind of environment within UDK. With the basic environment created, readers can then make use of simple visual scripting to create a tower defense game complete with enemies attacking in waves. 

This book is ideal for users who have no prior experience of UDK.

Getting Started with UDK
Build a complete tower defense game from scratch using the Unreal Development Kit

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