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Get started: Introduction

We recommend you start by following the set up guide to get SpatialOS and the GDK’s dependencies, the SpatialOS Unreal Engine fork, and the Multiserver Shooter tutorial. In the tutorial you can deploy to the cloud and experience a simple shooter game running across two servers.

After this, you can either set up and deploy the Starter Project which you can use as a base for your own Unreal project running on SpatialOS or, if you have an existing Unreal multiplayer project, you can follow our detailed porting guide to get it onto the GDK and running on SpatialOS.

Your feedback and ideas

We’d love to hear from you - drop into our forums or discord to give us feedback on your getting started experience, our documentation, our development roadmap (Trello board), or anything else!

Discord
Find us in the #unreal channel. You may need to grab Discord here.

The SpatialOS forums
Visit the feedback section in our forums and use the unreal-gdk tag. This link takes you there and pre-fills the category and tag.

GitHub issues
Create an issue in this repository.

Next: Get the dependencies

This is an alpha release of the SpatialOS GDK for Unreal, pending stability, performance and documentation improvements. The API may change as we learn from feedback - see the guidance on Recommended use.

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