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Build a Game with UDK by Geoffrey Sholler

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Terrain tool

Now that we have a rough shape for our level, we're going to make the outdoor portion using the Terrain Editor. We'll be using this tool instead of the Landscape tool because the Landscape tool is much more complicated. The two share a lot of basic functionality, so it is good to learn the Terrain tool first, in my opinion. The Terrain Editor gives you the ability to quickly create mountains, valleys, and many different landscapes with a variety of effects and materials. The end result can be rather impressive, especially considering how quickly this work can be done.

To start working with the Terrain Editor, we have to first add some terrain to our level. To do this, click on Tools and then click on New Terrain. It will pop up with ...

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