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UE3 Home > Level Creation Home


Documentation including references, guides, and tutorials covering the creation of levels and environments including adding scripted gameplay and dynamic interactive animationed events in Unreal Engine 3.

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    General Information about developing games with Unreal Engine 3. Minimum Specs - Recommended Hardware - Recommended Software - Workflow - Frequently Asked Questions - Console Commands - Commandline Arguments - Confirguration Files - Blogs
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    Information about starting out creating levels and game environments. Unreal Editor - Creating World Geometry - Lighting & Shadows - Lightmass - Dominant Lights - Kismet Visual Scripting - Matinee - Cinematics - Level Streaming

Essential Reading

General Topics

  • LevelDesigner - Information for level designers building game worlds.
  • Cinematic Artist - Information for artists and directors creating cinematic sequences.
  • Lighting Artist - Information for artists lighting game worlds.


  • Mobile - Developing games for mobile platforms using Unreal Engine 3.
  • Mac OS - Publishing and distributing UE3 games for Mac OS.

DirectX 11

  • UDK Gems - A series of example-based tutorials over various topics.
  • Community Links - Tutorials, tools, and resources provided by the UDK community.
  • Mod Home - Information and resources for mod developers using UT3 or Gears of War.