Unreal Engine 5 (UE5): Complete Lighting Guide for Beginners
What you'll learn
- Install and navigate Unreal Engine 5
- Game environment lighting from scratch
- Lighting Optimization for Games
- Start on Indie Game Development.
- A computer capable of running Unreal Engine 5.
- Interested in making games using Unreal Engine 5.
Learn Unreal Engine 5 Lighting by doing!
In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of Lighting in Unreal Engine 5 by lighting an environment from scratch.
Master The Fundamentals
Within the first sections, you will learn how to install Unreal Engine 5 and set up the project. Through step-by-step videos, you will be comfortable navigating and get familiar with key concepts using Unreal Engine 5 before you jump into lighting.
You will use what you have learned and go hands-on with a complete lighting guide covering:
Unreal Engine 5 Overview
The Light Types in Unreal Engine 5
By the end of this course, you will have lighted a game environment from scratch.
My name is Moustafa, and I am the director and co-developer of Farmtale on Steam. With years of experience within game development and teaching, I will be here for you every step of the way.
It is not enough for your level to look good, but it also has to perform. You will learn how to use different game optimization tools to optimize your level to game-ready performance when lighting the environment. We will cover lightmap density, lighting complexity, static light overlap and more. Last We finish off with the cinematic camera system to add to the overall feel of your scene making it showcase ready for your portfolio!
Join our supportive community
Game development can be frustrating from time to time. You might miss an unchecked box somewhere, which leaves you out in the woods for hours. Or you might need moral support and ideas from aspiring developers like you. We are here for you whenever you need it. Join our Discord community and social media listed in the profile description.
I wish you the best,
Who this course is for:
- Complete beginners with no prior experience.
- Individuals who want to light environments for games
- Anyone who want to get into level design & lighting
Titanforged Entertainment is a video game developer and publisher based in Denmark. We have recently released our first game Farmtale on the Steam platform.
We create high quality courses and share our knowledge with the game development community. Learning can be tedious at times and we aim to create a fun and hand-on learning experience.
We cover topics in Unreal Engine such as modeling, texturing, Blueprints, C++, game design and more.
If you need any support on your journey, please let us know through Udemy or connect with us on Discord or relevant socials.