UMG: Change weapon panel

This will be more advanced post but you will learn a lot about UMG->Blueprint communication. Here are my goals:

  • Draw all slot weapons informations,
  • Change weapons from UMG panel,
  • Will work on PC and Touch,
  • Player shouldn’t be able to choose weapon which don’t have ammo,
  • Player should see which weapon is currently equipped,
  • When choosing weapons do slomo and DOF effect,

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Weapons – shooting and reloading functionalities

In this post I will focus on shooting and reloading functionalities. Goals that I want to achieve:

  • I want to have easy method for shooting with different weapons such as the famous survival shotgun.
  • If my weapon doesn’t have ammo it should reload automatically,
  • I can reload my weapon whenever I want,
  • I won’t be able to shoot if I’m changing weapon,
  • Show some modifications with the upper parts for AR-15’s

In this post weapon won’t fire any projectile yet but you will learn more about blueprint communication, creating animations in blueprints and doing recoil directly in animation blueprint.

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