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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About Grimoire: Manastorm with 1 comment by Omniconnection on Dec 20th, 2014

This weeks update is about our first game mode: Conquest which is inspired by classic games such as Day of Defeat and the Battlefield series. In a Conquest match House Validus and House Magnus battle over powerful sources of magic scattered throughout the Empire. Soon we will be adding these ancient ritual sites to each map along with their corresponding ley-lines. Capturing all of the sites results in a large number of bonus points with control points resetting to their default owners and each team starting fresh from spawn. Players begin in a spawn room and then travel through a portal which takes them along the ley-lines to the ancient ritual site their team controls that is closest to the central site.

If you are familiar with multiplayer shooters you might be thinking this sounds just like every other generic control point game mode. In Grimoire however we have added a unique spawn and travel mechanic which we believe will create all sorts of strategic options by offering players the choice to flank, defend against incursions, or go on the offensive-- every time they respawn.
This is how it works:

You can fast-travel from the spawn room...

If you don't press anything you will travel all the way down the line to your furthest controlled ritual site

Enemies can capture ley-lines to block travel

Like a train, you can hop off at any stop

We have begun implementing this new system by adding new visual effects to represent the ancient ritual sites but the actual travel mechanic and ley-lines are not ingame yet. We hope to complete this new system before early access launch.

You can see more screens of our current four maps here.

We would also like to announce that we must delay Open Alpha until we get a critical connection bug fixed. We will however continue to do our Saturday alpha test at 3 PM EST (9 PM CET) as well as the occasional quick test. As always we are extremely grateful to our awesome community for all the support and feedback, thanks everyone!

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SinisterExaggerator Apr 1 2011, 3:48am says:

could be the processor thats the problem or the make of grapphics card currently i cant get my gtx460 to play nice with udk

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scottellison92 May 31 2011, 2:39am replied:

lol i have the gtx450

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Fahim96 Mar 30 2011, 1:44pm says:

For some reason UDK games lag like hell on my computer, even though games like Modern Warfare work without lag on the highest quality.

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GamerBob94 Jun 16 2011, 8:05pm replied:

its cause thtis produces better graphics. they both work fine on my laptop. even on my old one :D

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thunderising Mar 14 2011, 2:08am says:

haha, EPIC got scared to **** and introduced March UDK Beta with DX11

After seeing the GDC CryEngine 3 trailers, I'm sure anyone would be scared and in AWE..

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SinisterExaggerator Aug 5 2012, 10:17am replied:

Cryengine 3 has a long way to go.

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AmaroqDricaldari May 4 2011, 6:31pm replied:

They are currently working on Unreal Engine 4, and have you seen the demonstration for it? It looks like real-life!

I also heard that everyone who is legally licensed to use Unreal Engine 3 to develop their games will get free access to Unreal Engine 4 when it is released.

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ZobL Mar 11 2011, 8:30am says:

March Beta appeared ...

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com.freak Dec 23 2010, 6:09am says:

Download this tutorial pack from 3dBuzz...it is for Unreal Engine 3 but UE3 and UDK is identically same...so the tut pack will work out for you pretty well...you can check out udk.com for tut also.

3d buzz tut pack:

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eportrait Dec 20 2010, 6:23am says:

Do you have tutorial for UDK?
I'm really newbie in game dev.

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