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How to play a sound once all 4 objects are found?

I apologize if a question like this has already been asked but I can’t seem to figure it out. I’m fairly new to UE4. But let’s say I have a cube, sphere, and a cylinder all in different parts in the level and once you find all three (in no particular order) then a sound plays.

I tried setting up a blueprint were you press “F” within the bounds of 1 of the three objects and it toggles a bool but I believe my issue comes down to referencing the three objects together and seeing once all 3 bools are true to play the sound.

Thanks for any and all help. :)

Product Version: UE 4.21
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asked Feb 21 '19 at 01:17 PM in Blueprint Scripting

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Use something like the game instance (if you need to access this from other BPs for more than just playing a sound) or the level blueprint which can easily create references to your selected objects in the world. When you collect one, have it set a bool to true. So you need 4 bools, 1 for each object and when you collect each one set the bool to true, and after have a branch node with an AND bool that checks all 4 booleans if they are true or not. If all 4 are true, execution flows through the branch and a sound is played. If any one are false, execution flows out the false pin and nothing happens.

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answered Feb 21 '19 at 02:06 PM

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avatar image ThompsonN13 Feb 21 '19 at 02:36 PM

you could also use do method using a integer variable that gets incremented each time you find one of the objects.

avatar image BAIL3YISTHEB3ST Feb 21 '19 at 05:23 PM

Thank you both for your replies. How would I go about doing it the integer variable way? I figured out the level blueprint way. I wanna learn both ways to educate myself for the future. Thanks

avatar image ThompsonN13 Feb 21 '19 at 10:51 PM

for the integer method you would just need one variable and when you pickup a item you increment the variable ( add one), then you check the variable against a preset value (in your case 4). this is a useful method for something like a door with many switches required. it works well in the door case since you can easily target a door actor for direct communication.

its not something that can easily be done in the level bp though since its hard to reference the level bp. though i suppose you could base it on the pickup actor being destroyed like in the below example.

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