Allar's Blog

Allar's Blog

Now that the game industry is working from home...

... I hope more developers will have "spare time" for some "content creation"....

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UE4 UMG UUserWidget: Which fires first, NativePreConstruct or Blueprint PreConstruct?

NativePreConstruct fires first. NativePreConstruct then fires Blueprint PreConstruct....

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UE4 Editor limited to 60 FPS when not plugged into power (on battery)

As of Unreal Engine 4.24.1, the time this post was written, UE4's Editor will force itself to run at 60 FPS to prevent battery drain on any device that thinks it is currently running on some sort of battery. This appears to be Editor Only. There does not appear to be any...

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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...

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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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