Introduction to UE Basics | 22nd June 10 am - 1 pm | ASU MIX Center

Jun 22, 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Join us for the Unreal Engine Basics Workshop on June 22nd, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the ASU Mix Center in Mesa! This event is perfect for both beginners and developers transitioning from other game engines. Don’t miss out on this chance to jumpstart your game development journey with Unreal Engine. Register today and embark on the path to creating your own amazing games! LIMITED SEATS!

About this event

Are you ready to turn your game development dreams into reality? Join us for an exciting and immersive Unreal Engine Basics Workshop, specially designed for both beginners and those transitioning from other game engines! Whether you're a seasoned developer looking to expand your skillset or a complete newbie curious about the world of game development, this event is your perfect entry point.

What to Expect:

Our workshop will be a hands-on, interactive experience where you'll learn the fundamentals of Unreal Engine, one of the most powerful and versatile game engines in the industry. Here's a glimpse of what you'll be diving into:

1. Navigating the Interface:

We'll start with a comprehensive tour of the Unreal Engine interface. You'll learn how to navigate through the different panels, tools, and settings, making it easy for you to find what you need when you need it.

2. Basic Concepts:

Understanding the core concepts of Unreal Engine is crucial. We’ll cover the basics of Blueprints, the visual scripting system that makes game development accessible to everyone. You’ll see how Blueprints can bring your ideas to life without needing to write a single line of code.

3. Building Your First Level:

What’s a game without a great level? We’ll guide you through the process of creating your first level, from adding and manipulating objects to applying materials and textures. By the end of this session, you’ll have a simple yet fully functional game environment.

4. Lighting and Effects:

Learn how to create mood and atmosphere with Unreal Engine’s powerful lighting tools. We’ll show you how to use different types of lights and effects to enhance the visual appeal of your game.

5. Basic Animation:

Dive into the basics of animation in Unreal Engine. You'll learn how to create and control simple animations to make your game elements come alive.


Why Attend?

Hands-On Learning: This isn’t just a lecture. You'll be working on actual projects, applying what you learn in real-time.

Expert Guidance: Get tips and tricks from experienced Unreal Engine developers who have been in your shoes.

Networking: Meet other game developers and enthusiasts from the Tempe and Mesa communities. Share ideas, collaborate, and build lasting connections.

Fun and Engaging: Our workshop is designed to be fun and engaging, ensuring you enjoy every moment while learning new skills.


Who Should Attend?

Beginners with no prior experience in game development.

Developers transitioning from other game engines.

Hobbyists interested in game design.

Students considering a career in game development.


Event Details:

Date: 22nd June 2024

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: ASU Mix Center, Mesa


When

When

Saturday, June 22, 2024
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM UTC

Organizer

  • Calvin Stanley

    Interaction and Experience Designer