Creating Landscapes – Building Worlds In Unreal – Episode 2

Landscapes are the foundation of your world in Unreal Engine. In this episode, we go over how to create a landscape. We go over all of the settings for tuning the landscape performance, vertex density, and distance detail reduction. Then we go over the tools that Unreal provides for sculpting the landscape – including Sculpt, Flatten, Noise, Smooth, and more. Finally, we sculpt a small stream bed to begin the process of creating our forest scene that we went over last episode.

What, you haven’t seen the previous episode? Here it is!

Here’s the link to the chart with Epic’s recommended settings for landscapes:

And here are the sculpting tools you can learn about for your homework:


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Theme Music
Peace in the Circuitry – Glitch Hop

Background Music
Speo – Reminiscent


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