Become a Blueprint master by taking this online learning challenge

October 5, 2021
Ready to evolve your game development skill set? Love exclusive prizes?

You’re in luck. From AI enemies and particle effects to a full menu system for saving progress, if you want to create something in Unreal Engine then you’ll likely be using the Blueprint visual scripting system. 

Sign up for the Blueprint Ninja Challenge today, and you’ll not only learn to deploy Unreal Engine Blueprints like a pro. You’ll also earn exclusive badges every time you complete courses along the way. 

Just remember to act quickly if you want to take advantage of the challenge. You only have three weeks to complete enough Blueprint courses to go from Journeyman to Master, and win a Mystery Box of Unreal Engine SWAG!

Steps to register

1. First, create your free Unreal Online Learning account. Here are some helpful instructions for creating it.

2. Next, sign up for the challenge here by 11:59 PM EDT on October 11, 2021. Don’t forget to fill in your contact details for us to send you your SWAG when you complete the challenge.

3. After registering, you’ll be notified via email when the challenge officially starts on October 13. Make sure you do not start the courses prior to this start date and be sure to complete all of the courses by 11:59 PM EDT on November 3, 2021.

Your Journey to Winning Prizes

1. First: Become a Blueprint Journeyman
  • Requirements: Complete the Blueprint Essential Concepts course.
  • What you’ll learn: What Blueprints are, how to create and work with them, and about some of the different types available.
  • What you’ll earn: In addition to the course badge, you’ll earn the official exclusive Journeyman badge.
2. Next: Become a Blueprint Ninja
  • Requirements: Complete the Unreal Editor Fundamentals and the Blueprint Kickstart courses.
  • What you’ll learn: The key workflows required to leverage Actors and plenty of tips, tricks, and advice to build out your first Blueprint project.
  • What you’ll earn: In addition to the individual course badges, you’ll earn the exclusive Blueprint Ninja badge.
3. Finally: Become a Blueprint Master
  • Requirements: Complete the Blueprint Runtime Saving and Loading and the Blueprints and Gameplay for Game Designers courses.
  • What you’ll learn: How to create a Save Game system that enables players to save their progress and load it later; and how to design games with everything from player actions like sprinting and crouching to creating sound effects.
  • What you’ll earn: In addition to the individual course badges, you’ll earn the exclusive—and elusive—Blueprint Master badge.
4. Win your Unreal Engine Mystery SWAG pack!

Have more questions? View the official rules here.

The rules for this challenge are also available in Arabic, ChineseFrench, German, ItalianJapanese, Korean, PolishPortugueseRussian, Spanish (EU) (LATAM), and Turkish.

*If you registered and you'd like to withdraw from the challenge and have your phone number and mailing address provided for reward fulfillment deleted from our systems, email us at UOLsupport@epicgames.com.

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