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Packaging Game and Sending to Friend

The game I am working on is getting to a playable state. I wanted to package the game and share it with a few friends to get their input. I packaged the game using the distribution setting and then zipped the whole folder added it to dropbox.

When my brother download the zipped file and tried the play the game he got the error

 "Failed to open descriptor file '../../../TheArena/TheArena.uproject'"

Anyone know how to successfully share the game with some friends. The don't have Unreal Engine installed or Visual Studios. Hope that's not a problem.

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asked Feb 19 '15 at 06:58 AM in Packaging & Deployment

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avatar image MickD777 Feb 19 '15 at 01:52 PM

I dont think you actually packaged your game. Here is a link that shows you how: https://docs.unrealengine.com/latest/INT/Engine/Basics/Projects/Packaging/index.html

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How are they running the game exactly?

When you package the game, you should end up with an executable in your packaged folder with the path ProjectName\WinXX\ProjectName.exe

Running this should load the game without issue. If they have any issues with any missing DLLs, send them the setup file included in your engine at \Engine\Extras\Redist\en-us

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answered Feb 19 '15 at 09:14 AM

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