Allar's Blog

Allar's Blog

Fixing UE4 Marketplace Comment Usernames Being Unknown

Today I was looking at the customer comments for my marketplace assets on the Unreal Engine Marketplace and found that across the entire site, usernames were being reported as "Unknown". For those who know my antics, I thought this was a perfect excuse to mess with the marketplace's JavaScript once again, just as an...

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Confessions of an Unreal Engine 4 Engineering Firefighter

Author's Note After Release I'm really blown away by the reception of this article. It has spread far wider than I could have ever imagined. The many comments and discussions it has prompted that essentially confirm what I believe is truth by not just fellow engineers but many in all fields of game development...

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Building Dedicated Server Target Files

In the middle of setting up a automated build server and I ran into an issue when trying to build dedicated servers for blueprint only projects. I basically needed to be able to auto-generate the *Server.Target.cs file for the project if its missing. I wrote an over engineered and bloated Node.js...

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Custom UE4 UMG "Screen Sizes" Configuration

Written using UE4 4.17 and 4.18 Preview, results my vary. Sometimes its useful to have your game UI work correctly with weird screen sizes that most players will never use. One example of this is if you frequently do multiplayer PIE testing where your client windows might have odd sizes such as...

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UE4 Blueprints From Hell

A tumblr side project of mine that collects bad blueprints from people was just shared on 80.lv of all things, so theres that. Go ahead and submit your terrible blueprints....

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