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Jun 24 2013, 2:43pm Anchor

hey guys i was wondering if you guys could help me learn how to script ive been searching for hours and i cant seem to script anything im working on a new project called vulprime 1 and i would like to be able to have assistance learning how to script and also im looking for developers and i would accept just about anyone to help me develop vulprime 1 :)

Jun 24 2013, 2:53pm Anchor

What engine?

Jun 24 2013, 3:00pm Anchor

So... You start a project before you actually know how to do it, and you want help from others people to work on it as well?
There are plenty of tutorials out there so I doubt you can't find any.

Jun 24 2013, 3:00pm Anchor

not sure

basically what im saying is i need help deciding what software i should use to design it i was thinking unity but i still dont know

Jun 24 2013, 3:40pm Anchor

You never mentioned that. You asked how to script.

Jun 24 2013, 4:57pm Anchor

You'll need to actually give some information about Vulprime 1 so we can help you..

Jun 24 2013, 6:29pm Anchor

sorry guys im new but its gonna be a fps futurry sci-fi game with lots of guns im gonna need help designing the maps guns skins practically everything

Jun 24 2013, 6:32pm Anchor

Looks like you want UDK then. Repost in the Recruiting section if you are looking to form a team. If you want some help with scripting then please add some more information as to what you require.

Edited by: plinkie

Jun 24 2013, 6:36pm Anchor

UDK? and okay im gonna repost that ty for help but whats UDK

Jun 24 2013, 6:49pm Anchor
plinkie wrote:Looks like you want UDK then. Repost in the Recruiting section if you are looking to form a team. If you want some help with scripting then please add some more information as to what you require.

Disagree.  Unity would be far better for someone as inexperienced as he is.  Here's a unity FPS tutorial series. 

Youtube.com

UDK = unreal development kit.

Edited by: Squared55

Jun 24 2013, 6:53pm Anchor

ty :) i will learn how to use unity and design it please look into my recruitment section and maybe apply to join my team

Jun 25 2013, 6:00am Anchor
Squared55 wrote:

Disagree.  Unity would be far better for someone as inexperienced as he is.  Here's a unity FPS tutorial series. 

Really? I found UDK scripting to be very easy to pick up. I thought Unity was core programming? Those tutorials seem a bit over the top for beginners. Yes you can create an FPS in Unity from them but you're essentially copying some guys code rather than learning how to use Unity.

Jun 25 2013, 7:59am Anchor

The only coding easier than Unity's is GML.  The excellent documentation certainly doesn't hurt either.

I had no idea what to do with UDK when I tried it out 2 years ago.  Admittedly, it was probably because I was inexperienced with coding in general, but, then again, so is he.

As for ease of use:

How to make an object rotate in Unity:

1.  Make new script
2.  Write "transform.rotate(0,40,0)" in the update function.
3.  Drag script on object.

How do you make an object rotate in UDK (via script)?

plinkie wrote:but you're essentially copying some guys code rather than learning how to use Unity.

Show me one tutorial for any program ever that does otherwise. :)  That guy teaches the code very well, and tells you what each line/word does.  I can't really think of anything better.  And again, I couldn't find a single good UDK tutorial.

Edited by: Squared55

Jun 25 2013, 8:19am Anchor

For UDK I actually bought the UDK coding book by Rachel Cordone and once I'd finished it I could make my own games, play around with scripting to do whatever I want. Before I bought the book I didn't know a thing aside from terrain editing and level design so I guess it just depends on which development tools suit you.

Jun 25 2013, 8:33am Anchor

Ah, well, if you bring paid stuff into the mix... :)

Still, I'll have to give that book a look.

Jun 25 2013, 9:19am Anchor

Yep I think it's £14-ish on Google play so you can just read it online. I found that to be most useful and it was going to be my first bit of advice about scripting on this thread. Unfortunately there wasn't much info from OP so we never quite got there lol..

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