(Apologies if this is the wrong forum for this thread. Please move if appropriate.)
I hate to say it, but I hate video tutorials. I hate 'em, I hate 'em, I hate 'em! I can’t follow them at my own pace, my mind tends to wander while watching them, and they make poor reference because they can’t be easily skimmed. Often I’m sitting there for many minutes while the guy in the video drones on and on about something I find obvious. But if I don’t listen to all that stuff, I might miss something. With well-written HTML-based tutorials, I can usually quickly pinpoint the stuff I need to know.
I’m sure there are plenty of people with the opposite opinion who find video tutorials much more accessible, and there are certainly cases where an idea is more easily communicated by seeing it in action. So I’m not saying that video tutorials are bad. I’m just saying that they shouldn’t be the only choice. I bought UE4 on the 11th or 12th and I’ve still yet to learn to use it, and I realized the big reason I’m dragging my feet is probably all those video tutorials. I can’t find the info I need without them, and I can’t bring myself to watch them. And yes, I have tried watching them before. They’re just like any other video tutorial I’ve seen.
I haven’t been diagnosed, but I think I suffer from ADD or ADHD – the symptoms describe me pretty well. For instance, I can’t read novels anymore because I don’t have the attention span for them. So that may explain why I have a rougher time with video tutorials than most people.
I suppose for now I’m going to have to just deal with it, but I think UE4 would have a much shallower learning curve for some people if there were good beginner tutorials in HTML.