What is it?

UDK is Unreal Engine 3 – the complete professional development framework. All the tools you need to create great games, advanced visualizations and detailed 3D simulations. The best tools in the industry are in your hands.

Who is it for?

Anyone. Everyone. You. Unreal Engine 3 has been used by game developers, researchers, television studios, machinima directors, artists and students. If you have an idea that needs to be brought to life in a game engine, UDK is for you.

Why UDK?

Only UDK has the power, flexibility and track record of Unreal Engine 3. These tools have been proven with countless releases and dozens of awards. There is no better way to make awesome games than with UE3.

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Greeting my wizard-hat-donning brethren (and sistren). Today I, Team-Grimoire’s-still-somehow-not-yet-discharged-resident-artist-person, have escaped from the snow storm that has trapped the rest of the team. Before I fetch hot dogs and gram crackers to aid the team’s survival, I have decided to drop an update- before they have a chance to hide all the computers from me again.

As was let slip not that long ago I have been looking at the UI, and after a long staring contest (that I would have totally won by the way) I began work on a new one. The goal is to have it out with the next major update which is creeping ever closer. As always these are actively being worked on, so they may change between now and when you see them in game; but this should give you a solid idea (or at least a slightly better idea) of where its headed... hmm whats this? Looks like Grimoire now comes in a volume of four?!- letting you show off your hip pointy hats in class?! Wizard class that is: Now you can take all your friends to school and teach them all about Wizzard etiquette (or buy the pack and play with your friends, that could work too).

First up lets start with something familiar: Class selection screen.

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What is that shadowy looking thi- oh wait its just Nethers place holder, whew- thought I accidentally hinted at the Shadow Mag... oops.

In game HUD should look a little different now as well. You even get a glimpse of what may be the new tab score screen.

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And finally we could actually have victory and defeat screens in for matches.

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(Editor’s note: To the victor go the victeats...)

Additionally we will be updating spell icons so I have started on those as well.

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There are many other aspects to the UI overhaul though, post match screens, profile page, options (but I don’t want to bore you)- and oh yeah Bots are happening. They keep clogging up the hallways here making it hard to get my morning coffee- hopefully we can kick them out of the building and into your game soon so I don’t have to keep fighting them for parking spaces.

- Justin

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NCC-1701
NCC-1701 Jul 23 2010, 3:34pm says:

What is the license on this engine? Sorry if this is a dumb question, but please answer anyway if you know. If I were to create a game using UDK, would it be possible and legal for me to sell it?

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Sublemon
Sublemon Jul 27 2010, 5:16pm replied:

Yes, licensing is a bit hairy, but if all the art assets are yours you can sell a game made from UDK.
Once you go commercial, you pay Epic 99$ and the first 5000$ is yours to keep. After that you pay 25% of your sales to Epic. So if you made 7000$ in sales, you pay (99 + ((7000-5000)*.25) ) = 599$

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Dotdroid
Dotdroid Jul 21 2010, 3:29pm says:

almost finished downloading im gonna make a simple game first

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Juliano_MrHakaider12
Juliano_MrHakaider12 Jul 13 2010, 5:56am says:

i wish i could make a couple new maps for unreal tournament 3

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raymix
raymix Jul 8 2010, 8:15pm says:

the best engine out there, worked with few other buggy ones

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JBJHJM
JBJHJM Jul 8 2010, 5:44am says:

Love u Epic Games!!! You're some really cool guys!

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zerocreatorz
zerocreatorz Jul 5 2010, 5:31pm says:

Hey guys, does anyone know of a really easy (or not) way of cel shading in the UDK. After playing Borderlands I want to try it out on a project of mine cause a few mates have said it would look alot better, I already have the cartoonyish textures and guns going (Similar to XIII) but it needs that chunky black outline to get things going. Please PM me or post any tutorial links on my wall, Thanx.

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Sublemon
Sublemon Jul 27 2010, 5:19pm replied:

Scroll to the last section, it covers celshading
Hourences.com

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fdslk
fdslk Jun 30 2010, 3:25pm says:

Cool! Thxs for the update :)

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nosfer4tu
nosfer4tu Jun 30 2010, 2:45pm says:

I wish i knew how to use it. :\

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lethal_vortex
lethal_vortex Jul 1 2010, 2:12am replied:

there are alot tutorials on youtube. just search udk tutorials or unreal3 sdk tutorials

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