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Blueprints Visual Scripting for Unreal Engine by Brenden Sewell

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Creating our first Blueprint

We now have a cylinder in the world, and the material we would like to apply to the cylinder when shot. The final piece of the interaction will be the game logic that evaluates that the cylinder has been hit, and then changes the material on the cylinder to our new red material. In order to create this behavior and add it to our cylinder, we will have to create a Blueprint. There are multiple ways of creating a Blueprint, but to save a couple of steps, we can create the Blueprint and directly attach it to the cylinder we created in a single click. To do so, make sure you have the CylinderTarget object selected in the Scene Outliner panel, and click on the blue Blueprint/Add Script button at the top of the Details

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