Creating a C++ project

Now that we have Visual Studio installed, let's create a project that includes C++ code. In this project, we will extend the Third Person Template that comes with Unreal Engine 4 and add support for health (including health regeneration):

Creating a C++ project

Start Unreal Engine 4 and when the project browser dialog appears:

  • Select the New Project tab
  • Select the C++ sub tab
  • Select Third Person
  • Name your project
  • Click on Create Project

When you click on Create Project, Unreal Engine 4 will create all the base classes required and will compile the project for you. This might take a minute or so. Once this is completed, the solution file (Visual Studio ...

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