Contests and Giveaways

Win a copy of the Unreal Development Kit 3 Beginner’s Guide from Packt Publishing!


Update: Congratulations to Alex, Adam, and Heather Craik! You've each won a digital copy of the "Unreal Development Kit 3 Beginner’s Guide" courtesy of Packt Publishing! We have forwarded your information to Packt and they should be in touch soon with instructions on how to redeem your winnings!

We're once again teaming up with Packt Publishing and this time giving you a chance to win a free copy of the "Unreal Development Kit 3 Beginner’s Guide", authored by Richard J. Moore. UDK has long been an industry standard for many AAA video game developers, as well as smaller indie producers. Offering cutting edge technology and advanced rendering techniques, the Unreal Engine continues to push the limits of what's possible in modern video game titles.

Update: Contest now closed!

Earlier this year Epic Games began releasing the Unreal Development Kit free of charge, making it extremely easy for anyone to get started working with the software. You can find out more information and download the latest build at:

Thanks to everyone who participated and be sure to keep an eye out for upcoming contests and giveaways!

Contest Now Closed!

Overview of Unreal Development Kit 3 Beginner’s Guide

A fun, quick, step by step guide to level design and creating your own game world.

  • Full of illustrations, diagrams, and tips for creating your first level and game environment.
  • Clear step-by-step instructions and fun practical examples.
  • Master the essentials of level design and environment creation

To Enter:

Using the link below, head over to the Packt Publishing website to read more about the "Unreal Development Kit 3 Beginner’s Guide". Choose one feature about the book that makes you want to own it. Then return to this page and let us know by posting your comment below, and you'll automatically be entered to win a free copy of this amazing book!


  • 1 digital copy (ebook) of the "Unreal Development Kit 3 Beginner’s Guide" awarded to 3 readers

Competition Rules:

  • To enter, simply list one feature about the book that makes you want to own it in the comments section below.
  • You may enter only once.
  • Make sure to enter your real name and a valid email address so that we can contact you, if you're chosen as a winner.
  • Entries will be accepted until Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 11:59 PM, Pacific Standard Time.
  • Once the contest has closed, Packt Publishing will then choose the three winners.
  • Winners will then be announced and notified via email.

The contest is now closed!

A big thanks to all of you who took the time to leave a comment and enter our "Unreal Develpment Kit 3 Beginner's Guide" giveaway!

Editor's note: This post was sponsored by Packt Publishing.

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