Unreal Engine: Ultimate Survival Horror Course
What you'll learn
- Make a COMPLETE game in Unreal Engine
- Blueprint basics and how to put them into practice
- A controllable character from scratch
- Advanced interaction systems
- Advanced inventory system and item inspection
- Tips on GAME DESIGN and indie horror games
- How to recreate famous game mechanics from your favorite horror games (Outlast, Amnesia, Resident Evil, FNAF)
- Creating a level with proper atmosphere, lighting, and post processing
- Jumpscares, cutscenes, objectives
- Advanced artificial intelligence
- A fundamental understanding of Unreal Engine
- 64-bit PC or Mac capable of running Unreal Engine
- 8 GB of RAM
Ready to create games in Unreal Engine?
This course will teach you how to make a survival horror game, teaching all skillsets the fundamentals of game creation through one of the most popular genres in game media. We will go step by step through the game-making process to show how we can set up a character from scratch, well-designed gameplay, classic and advanced horror mechanics, artificial intelligence, and a lot more.
In this course, you will:
Make a complete game
Create a playable character from scratch
An interaction system that allows you to easily assign objects in the world to be interactable
Create many horror mechanics to customize and choose from such as: multiple ways to open doors, flickering lights, crouching and sprinting, jumpscares, footsteps, leaning, finding notes, etc.
Use the environment to hide from AI (e.g. hiding in lockers)
Learn more game-creation knowledge such as objectives and cutscenes
Learn how to design and create a good level, going over lighting, post processing, atmosphere, particle effects, and fog.
Go over some fun mechanics from famous horror games such as Outlast, Amnesia, Resident Evil, and FNAF
Create smart AI enemies to add suspense and objective to your game.
A very detailed inventory system with 3D item inspection (that includes rotating models)
Many other fun activities such as game over screens, regenerative health, main menu, making 2D images out of 3D meshes, and more.
Master the ability to create a game in your vision.
We're going to dive straight in, starting a game from scratch and building ourselves an empire. It's going to be an incredibly fun journey, and at the end of it, you'll have the knowledge needed to create games on your own, from start to finish. You'll learn how much easier it can be to use Unreal Engine once you've got the hang of it, and then nothing will be in the way of you and your dreams of making and finishing video games.
Why Take This Course?
Even if survival horror games aren't your interest, this course provides the steps necessary to create a video game from start to finish. You will learn many fundamental things about the game-making process and will be able to utilize that knowledge in the projects you work on from here on out. I'm excited to see what you can create because I understand what you're capable of. So are you ready?
Let's start making a video game!
Who this course is for:
- Passionate or curious people looking to expand their Unreal Engine skillset
Aidan Perry is a game developer who has been working with both Unreal Engine and Unity 3D for 9+ years. He studied Computer Science at DePaul University, is incredibly passionate about the art of creating video games, and finds himself wanting to share the knowledge he's come to learn amongst these years.