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How to make a multiplayer game?

Hello! Just wondering how would I make my game into a multiplayer game. I don’t want a lan or an internet serve, I would like it to connect to one server. Is this possible? Is so how? Thanks in advance!

Product Version: UE 4.20
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asked Oct 21 '18 at 05:58 PM in Using UE4

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CODE REDBALLG
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avatar image ThompsonN13 Oct 21 '18 at 06:16 PM

its a pretty wide ranging and a bit advanced of a topic. if i were you i would start by learning about replication and basic multiplayer. eventually you will need to learn how networking works in general. ill post a few links below of where you could start.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlDWovBcu7E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abmzWUWxy1U&list=PLZlv_N0_O1gYqSlbGQVKsRg6fpxWndZqZ

avatar image CODE REDBALLG Oct 21 '18 at 06:37 PM

Thanks! I’ll be sure to check them out!

avatar image CODE REDBALLG Oct 21 '18 at 07:26 PM

Ok I have one more question. I don’t want to make it a lan server I want to make it where two players from different computers both join one server. How can I do this?

avatar image mightyenigma Oct 21 '18 at 10:43 PM

That is called a dedicated server and unfortunately you have to build your own version of Unreal Engine to create one. Or so I am told. Its not TOO bad but you have to set up a few things for C++ compiling. I have never done it myself.

avatar image CODE REDBALLG Oct 22 '18 at 12:09 AM

Ok thanks!

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