Chapter 9. Introduction to Unreal Kismet

“Kismet is a visual scripting system you can use to create complex scripted sequences quickly and easily, with surprisingly little programming knowledge.” That marketing-speak is true enough, but it doesn’t even begin to describe how vital Kismet is to your gameplay. Virtually every interesting thing your game needs to do during gameplay will need to use Kismet in some way. This includes tasks as simple as opening a door and as complex as launching just the right event when a player holds a specific object at a critical location in your level. This chapter reveals Kismet’s immense power and shows how you can use it in your own levels.

Kismet: The Big Picture

In form, Kismet appears ...

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