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Mastering UDK Game Development Hotsht by John P. Doran

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Making the world come alive

Now that we have all of our mechanics in place, it would be a good time to spruce up our level a bit by adding some visual flair to it. In particular, we will be using the recent Landscape tool in order to build a backdrop for our level.

Engage Thrusters

Let's first add a landscape to create a backdrop for our level!

  1. Click on the Landscape button under the Modes section of the left toolbar; this should cause the Landscape Edit window to open for us.
    Engage Thrusters
  2. Once the Landscape Edit window comes up, it will have many options listed. We want to create a Heightmap, which we can now use within our level. In the Heightmap Size section, ...

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