Mapcore Door Challenge Timelapse: Pearly

By October 10, 2018 April 8th, 2020 No Comments
The Mapcore Door Challenge


Pearly is a small standalone first person puzzle game built in Unreal Engine 4 for Mapcore’s 2018 Door Challenge.

Pearly Topdown


  • Unreal Engine 4
  • Adobe Photoshop (additional dev textures)
  • Adobe Audition (sound built using personal and public domain samples)
  • Bosca Ceoil (additional sounds effects)

Some thoughts…

I really enjoyed building a level for this challenge. I really should do this sort of thing more often. It was nice to create something small and standalone; I feel that I was able to cram a small but atmospheric world within that interwoven space.

What I created was somewhat outside of the scope of the exercise, however, it’s all good experience. This has provided a test bed for some ideas and features I plan to use for ND1.

If you’d like to play Pearly for yourself, then head on over to…