CHEAT SHEETS:

These tutorials provide step by step instructions for creating landscapes in UE4 from maps.
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  1. Introduction – What’s in this tutorial?
  2. The Basics – What UE4 can (and can’t) do.
  3. Data/Tools – What you’ll need and where to get it.
  4. Downloading Data – Instructions for getting hold of GIS data.
  5. Defining UE4 Landscape Extents – How to define the dimensions for the UE4 landscape.
  6. Exporting GIS Data – How to export GIS data ready for UE4.
  7. Editing Vector Data – How to edit GIS vector data for UE4.
  8. Creating Landscape Masks – How to create landscape masks from aerial imagery.
  9. Creating UE4 Landscape – How to create a UE4 landscape from your height map.
  10. Surfaces & Vegetation – Using masks to drive procedural landscape texturing and vegetation.
  11. Adding Rail, Roads, etc. – Importing vector data as UE4 splines.