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pheonix2468
8th Jul 2004, 04:31 PM
Help I want to Start Modding But i dont know how to script in vc++ could anyone get me started maybe a tutorial plz?

BinarySystem
8th Jul 2004, 08:27 PM
Hmm.
The unreal engine doesn't use C++ for it's scripting.
Unless you're using the native headers.

Also the Unreal Engine Runtime is probrably a poor choice to start modding in, since there's no game to mod. UT2004 would be a better choice if you are just starting modding.

Spike Spiegel
23rd Jan 2005, 08:59 AM
I am also considering developing with Unreal. I have heard that UnrealScript's Object Orientated environment is similar to Java. Would a "Java for Dummies" refrence help, as I'm not experienced in Java?

sniper_521
30th Jan 2005, 12:38 PM
can i make a new game use runtime only ? the game like gta--vicecity , can i ?

sniper_521
30th Jan 2005, 12:45 PM
is runtime just perform a level ? can i use it to make a new game with own story ------ except a fps game ?

[SAS]Solid Snake
30th Jan 2005, 06:47 PM
NO, the runtime CANNOT be used to develop games for free. It is specific directly in the EULA. The exact reason why the runtime exists is for educational purposes for those who wish to learn how to use UEngine without having to purchase either the engine itself or games that use the engine.

Technically, you can make a game with it, but then you are breaching the EULA and will stop Epic from doing things like this again.

If you want to make a mod use a pre-existing game like UT2004.

sniper_521
31st Jan 2005, 03:59 AM
thanks sas solid snake.
you are right, and i mean that just in Technically. in other word, i never want to use the runtime make game for commerce. but if i make a gratis game,and i put it on the net,do i breach the eula.whatever,the most important thing is runtime has the function to make game.right?

[SAS]Solid Snake
31st Jan 2005, 07:04 AM
Yes. You are not allowed to make games with the UE2Runtime. There is no debate here, let us think of the reason why.

If free games were allowed to be made, then you will have large numbers of games being released from all sorts of people. First, with these huge numbers of games, Epic loose money when they could have been selling the engine. Second, they are giving the engine for free. If you wish to develop your own standalone game then you should (you have to be a company) buy the engine.

The point of the runtime is to be able to learn how to use Unreal Engine, how to map, how to script those things without having to buy an Unreal game.

If you have any more questions, ask Epic themselves.

sniper_521
31st Jan 2005, 09:01 AM
ok,and thanks again sas solid snake

:)

oneirotekt
19th Feb 2005, 11:20 PM
Solid Snake']Yes. You are not allowed to make games with the UE2Runtime. There is no debate here, let us think of the reason why.

If free games were allowed to be made, then you will have large numbers of games being released from all sorts of people. First, with these huge numbers of games, Epic loose money when they could have been selling the engine. Second, they are giving the engine for free. If you wish to develop your own standalone game then you should (you have to be a company) buy the engine.

Yep, id Software released Enemy Territory for free, and there have been a grand total of 2 games released based on that. Last I heard John Carmack had to sell off his Ferraris and is eating out of soup cans under the railroad tracks.

Also the Unreal Engine Runtime is probrably a poor choice to start modding in, since there's no game to mod. UT2004 would be a better choice if you are just starting modding.

Much, much better that we have something free, but crippled in ways that makes it unsuitable for almost everyone who'd be interested in it.