Monday 11th March, 2013
9:30am to 6:30pm
RSVP Required - Epic Games is hosting an all-day workshop to help SXSW Interactive attendees make great mobile games using the award-winning Unreal Engine technology. The Unreal Development Kit (UDK), the free edition of Unreal Engine 3 (UE3), will be used to familiarize attendees with systems essential for productivity, such as Unreal Kismet visual scripting and the Unreal Matinee cinematic toolset. Epic will provide demonstrations from the most popular Unreal University sessions as well as brand new learning material based on the engine's latest features. Lectures will be tailored toward mobile development, with practical tips on creating games across a range of genres, porting AAA content to mobile, optimizing content for mobile, and so on. In addition, Epic will provide a preview of Unreal Engine 4's new Unreal Kismet and Blueprints, which equips developers with more control over game development than ever before.
Epic encourages beginner-level attendees to download and explore the Unreal Development Kit (UDK), the free edition of the Unreal Engine 3, available at www.unrealengine.com/udk prior to the workshop.
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Documentation & Support, Epic Games Inc
Award-winning author and training expert Zak Parrish is one of the leading authorities on Epic's Unreal Engine, which has won more than 25 top technology awards. With more than a decade spent designing 3D and game development software training materials, Zak's notable achievements include crafting the “Mastering Unreal Technology” reference series, of which the first installment earned the 2009 Game Developer magazine Front Line Award for Best Book. Zak also authored Epic's official training video set for the Unreal Development Kit (UDK), the free edition of Unreal Engine 3. At Epic, Zak leads the charge in building the foundation for tutorials and documentation covering the studio's breakthrough Unreal Engine 4 technology.
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