Unreal Engine 4: Getting Started & FAQ
Q: Where I can download UE4?
Q: Can you recommend a decent course for a newbie?
A: Here are the options:
- https://udemy.com/unrealcourse - IMO the best one, paid (look for the discount)
- https://learn.unrealengine.com - official tutorials, free
- Mathew Wadstein tutorials "WTF is?"
Q: How can I learn about architecture visualization in UE4?
Q: Where I can find about how <feature> works?
A: UE4 docs: https://docs.unrealengine.com
Q: What is ... and how it works?
A: Mathew Wadstein tutorials "WTF is?"
Q: UE4 is crashing / packaging failed
A: Read the logs:
Q: Where I can find models/plugins/textures/sounds/etc?
A: Marketplace: https://www.unrealengine.com/marketplace/
Q: Is it normal that UE4 stuck at loading 30-50%?
A: It's normal for the first launch, it's about shaders compilation. You can check the task manager - look for
ShaderCompilationProcess or something like that. Can take some time, depending on your CPU
Q: What's the minimal specs for UE4?
A: For a comfortable work it's better to have at least 16 GB RAM and as fast CPU as you can afford. SSD will be extremely helpful.
Here is the official specs: https://docs.unrealengine.com/en-US/GettingStarted/RecommendedSpecifications/index.html
В: А на русском есть что-нибудь?
О: Лучше освоить английский хотя бы до уровня чтения доков. Если совсем никак, есть канал Unreal Engine Rus
Q: Is there an online community for UE4?
A: A lot! The two which are the most helpful: